Baseball

 Texas Rangers shortstop Jurickson Profar
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December 21, 2018 - 10:10 am
DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) - Jurickson Profar has been traded from Texas to Oakland as part of a three-way deal that includes the Tampa Bay Rays, according to reports. Profar has been traded to the Oakland Athletics according to Jeff Pasan from Yahoo sports. The A’s will send prospect Eli White to the...
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 Cuban baseball team
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December 20, 2018 - 6:54 am
HAVANA (AP) — Major League Baseball, its players' association and the Cuban Baseball Federation reached an agreement that will allow players from the island to sign big league contracts without defecting, an effort to eliminate the dangerous trafficking that had gone on for decades. The agreement,...
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Derek Holland
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December 19, 2018 - 11:58 am
DALLAS (105.3 THE FAN) - The Rangers continue to have numerous conversations with available Free Agent Pitchers. One is a familiar name. 105.3 The Fan has confirmed that the Rangers have had recent conversations with Derek Holland. No decisions have been made. Sources tell me the Rangers have had...
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 Edwin Encarnacion
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December 14, 2018 - 6:52 am
Carlos Santana and Jeurys Familia found friendly landing spots, Edwin Encarnacion took off for a more uncertain future. Joe Kelly joined the team he helped beat in the World Series, the Milwaukee Brewers boosted their imposing bullpen.
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Boston Red Sox outfielder Mookie Betts
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November 16, 2018 - 7:04 am
Mookie Betts is ready to become an ambassador for baseball, now that he's won a batting title, World Series and Most Valuable Player award with Boston. "I enjoy being kind of a face around the game. I've kind of used this pedestal or whatever you want to say to spread knowledge that the game is fun...
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Baseball
© Peter G. Aiken
November 15, 2018 - 7:26 am
NAGOYA, Japan (AP) — Sosuke Genda drove in three runs with a bases-clearing triple as Japan beat the MLB All-Stars 4-1 in the final of their six-game exhibition series on Thursday. Genda tripled down the right field line off MLB starter Brian Johnson, and Ryosuke Kikuchi made it 4-0 on a sacrifice...
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 Oakland Athletics manager Bob Melvin
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November 14, 2018 - 8:17 am
Bob Melvin's job was a lot different as a rookie manager with Seattle in 2002, and even when he was voted Manager of the Year with Arizona in 2007 and Oakland in 2012.
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Baseball
© Peter G. Aiken
November 09, 2018 - 7:41 am
Major League Baseball and its players' union likely will not decide until the eve of spring training whether to change rules in an effort to increase action on the field next year.
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