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5:52 PM ET Associated Press ATLANTA — Longtime Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez reached a minor league deal with the Atlanta Braves on Monday that includes an invite to big league spring training. The right-hander would get a $1 million, one-year contract if added to Atlanta’s 40-man roster. Hernandez, who turns 34 in April, is
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8:00 AM ET The Baseball Hall of Fame will announce the results of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America voting for the Class of 2020 on Tuesday. Based on ballots that have been made public, Derek Jeter might become only the second player elected unanimously by the voters, joining longtime Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera, who
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7:43 PM ET ESPN News Services HOUSTON — A week filled with fines, suspensions, firings and impromptu press conferences as a result of their sign-stealing scandal, ended awkwardly in Houston Saturday, with the Astros meeting and greeting fans and media at their annual winter festival. Two of the team’s biggest stars — Jose Altuve and
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6:25 PM ET Associated Press ST. LOUIS — Harrison Bader is confident he’ll be in center field for the St. Louis Cardinals when the season begins. Bader was in St. Louis on Saturday taking part in the annual Cardinals Winter Warm-Up. “I’m the starting center fielder,” the 25-year-old Bader said. “It’s my position. I’m going
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5:49 PM ET Any player on Major League Baseball’s ineligible list will not be considered for induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame, even after the banned individual’s death, a hall spokesman told ESPN on Saturday. “This designation remains in place after an individual’s passing,” said Jon Shestakofsky, a Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum
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3:40 PM ET SPRINGFIELD, Mass. — Boston Red Sox designated hitter J.D. Martinez said he believes Major League Baseball’s investigation into the 2018 World Series champions will reveal no wrongdoing. “I’m excited for the investigation to get over with just so they can see there was nothing going on here,” Martinez said at the team’s
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11:06 PM ET CHICAGO — In the aftermath of the Astros‘ cheating scandal, Yu Darvish has been left wondering: Was he tipping pitches during the 2017 World Series or were Houston players stealing signs? In the two-plus years since, the right-hander had thought it was the latter. He was rocked by the Astros that postseason
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2:12 PM ET The Colorado Rockies will retire the jersey of outfielder Larry Walker on April 19, the team announced Friday. Walker, the National League MVP in 1997, played 10 seasons with the Rockies, batting .334 with 258 home runs and 848 RBIs. His 17-year career also included stops in Montreal and St. Louis. “I
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