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Former Gator David Ross Talks MLB Season Hopes as New Cubs Manager

On October 24, 2019, the Chicago Cubs hired former Florida Gator David Ross as their manager. Ross replaced skipper Joe Maddon and signed him to a three-year contract. Hopes for a Return to the Diamond Ross’s first year taking on a managerial role has come to a halt due to …

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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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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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Several MLB Teams in Search of New Manager

The 2019 MLB regular season has come to a close, and several teams are making a change at the manager position. Here are the teams in need of a new skipper. Los Angeles Angels Today, the Los Angeles Angels announced that Brad Ausmus will not return as manager in 2020. …

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Eckstein Joins Pirates Front Office

Former Florida baseball player and major league infielder David Eckstein joined the Pittsburgh Pirates front office as their special assistant for baseball operations. This is Eckstein’s first front office role in Major League Baseball. Eckstein will work alongside his brother Rick Eckstein, the Pirates’ hitting coach. College Baseball Career Eckstein began …

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Red Sox, Mets Off To Hot Start This Season

The 2018 MLB Season is less than 20 days in and the layout of the league is already beginning to take shape. Two teams, the Boston Red Sox and the New York Mets, are off to hot starts with two of the best records in Major League Baseball. The Red …

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David Ross After Baseball

David Ross started his baseball career in 1996 with the Auburn University Tigers where he played until 1998. He then transferred to the University of Florida and became one of the few players to attend a College World Series with two different teams.   After college, Ross was drafted to …

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Tampa Bay Rays Begin 2018 Campaign

The Tampa Bay Rays begin their 20th season in Tampa on Thursday. The team’s first series will be against the Boston Red Sox at home. First pitch for Thursday’s game is 4:10 p.m. A Different Rays Team In the 2017 campaign, Tampa Bay was led on offense by Corey Dickerson, …

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