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Former Florida coach Jay Bergman looks back on his time with the Gators

McKethan Stadium, Perry Field, the long time home of Gator baseball, will be torn down in the next few weeks as the Gators move into a new stadium.  There have been a lot of great accomplishments and fine coaches who have led the Orange and Blue baseball squads, and one …

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COVID-19: Yankees to leave Tampa

Despite initially voting to stay in Tampa and continue on with Spring Training, the New York Yankees will head home. In a meeting with the team on Friday, the players voted to stay in Florida and use Steinbrenner Field’s facilities. Meanwhile, due to the COVID-19 outbreak, spring training exhibitions had …

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MLB Players React to Season Delay

Major League Baseball announced they were going to delay opening day by at least two weeks yesterday. The announcement came as several Spring Training games were in progress. The MLB made the decision to cancel the remaining games in the day. They also moved Opening Day back at least two …

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MLB continues to monitor COVID-19

As COVID-19 continues its spread around the world, MLB officials continue to monitor the disease as they prepare for the 2020 season. American Sports Prepare With 647 total cases of the Coronavirus Disease in the United States (as of March 11), public anxiety is rapidly reaching the sports world. In …

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Gerrit Cole’s Debut with the Yankees

December 2019, Gerrit Cole signed a nine-year contract with the New York Yankees. The pitcher will make his spring debut against the Pittsburgh Pirates tonight, February 24 at 6:35. Aaron Judge — outfielder for the Yankees — says that the news of Cole’s signing was exciting. Cole’s History The 29-year-old …

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Boston Red Sox Looking Ahead, Hopeful Heading Into Spring Training

The Boston Red Sox hope to turn the page with a fresh start in the new year with Spring training beginning for the 2020 season. The Red Sox were one of many teams affected by the Houston Astros’ sign-stealing scandal coming forward. With the roster and manager changing as a …

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Cole is Happy to be a Yankee

Yankees newly acquired pitcher Gerrit Cole participated in his first formal workout with the team yesterday. Cole joined the team this offseason after signing a nine-year contract worth $324 million dollars (a record for a pitcher). Welcome to Cole World. @GerritCole45 pic.twitter.com/UlzBnYMjYf — New York Yankees (@Yankees) February 12, 2020 …

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Girardi, Phillies ready for 2020 season

In 2019, the Philadelphia Phillies finished fourth in the NL East and Gabe Kapler was fired before the NLCS. Now, Joe Girardi has his Phillies ready for the 2020 season. Offseason in review On October 24th, the Phillies announced the hiring of Girardi and he was later introduced. In addition, …

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Derek Jeter elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Longtime New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter earned baseball’s highest honor being elected into the Hall of Fame Tuesday night and fell one vote short of a unanimous decision. The Five-Time Champion Jeter appeared on 396 of 397 ballots cast by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. In his 20 …

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