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Cardinals deal Stephen Piscotty to Athletics so he can be near sick mother

Yesterday morning news broke that the St. Louis Cardinals had traded 26-year-old outfielder Stephen Piscotty to the Oakland Athletics for two minor league prospects. The deal is now official, with Piscotty going to Oakland and Yairo Munoz and Max Schrock going to St. Louis. Something…
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Eric Hosmer has the Padres as “clear-cut favorites” to land his services

Bob Nightengale of USA Today says that the San Diego Padres and Eric Hosmer have had two face-to-face meetings in recent days and that, as a result, they are the “clear-cut favorites” to land the free agent first baseman. For the Padres, this would be a…
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Report: Red Sox SP Steven Wright arrested on domestic violence charges

WEEI’s Rob Bradford reports that Red Sox pitcher Steven Wright has been arrested on domestic assault charges. Bradford posted a screenshot that says Wright was arrested  on Friday evening and released Saturday morning. Along with domestic assault, Wright was also charged with prevention of a 911 call.…
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BBWAA awards finalists announced

Major League Baseball has announced the finalists for various awards given by the Baseball Writers Association of America. Here they are. American League Rookie of the Year OF Andrew Benintendi (Red Sox) OF Aaron Judge (Yankees) OF Trey Mancini (Orioles) National League Rookie of the Year 1B Cody Bellinger (Dodgers) 1B Josh Bell (Pirates)…
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