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Washington Nationals pitchers Stephen Strasburg, left and Sean Doolittle, take their picture with fans during the Winter Fest celebration with fans at Washington Convention Center in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
December 17, 2017 - 2:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Stephen Strasburg is not so sure he wants to be an All-Star ever again. The Washington Nationals right-hander said Sunday he is sure a change in routine for that event last season contributed to an arm injury that landed him on the disabled list, so he might just skip future...
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Washington Nationals pitchers Stephen Strasburg, left and Sean Doolittle, take their picture with fans during the Winter Fest celebration with fans at Washington Convention Center in Washington, Saturday, Dec. 16, 2017. ( AP Photo/Jose Luis Magana)
December 17, 2017 - 12:50 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals right-hander Stephen Strasburg says he might skip All-Star games in the future because he thinks the change in routine for that event contributed to an injury last season. The Nationals are slated to host the 2018 Midsummer Classic. Strasburg says Sunday at...
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December 16, 2017 - 8:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — C.C. Sabathia has reportedly agreed to a one-year, $10 million deal to remain with the New York Yankees. MLB.com first reported the deal Saturday. The 37-year-old Sabathia made $25 million last year when he went 14-5 with a 3.69 earned-run average. He has a 237-146 career record in...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Matt Kemp waves to a fan after the team's baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Atlanta. Kemp is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that includes cash. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
December 16, 2017 - 4:56 pm
Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that creates more financial flexibility for the reigning NL champions. The Dodgers sent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez...
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FILE - In this June 24, 2017, file photo, Atlanta Braves' Matt Kemp waves to a fan after the team's baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers in Atlanta. Kemp is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that includes cash. (AP Photo/Danny Karnik, File)
December 16, 2017 - 3:41 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp is returning to the place where he began his major league career, reacquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Saturday as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves. The Dodgers sent first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, oft-injured starting pitchers Scott Kazmir and...
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FILE - In this Nov. 6, 2017, file photo, Boston Red Sox new manager Alex Cora poses in Fenway Park following an introductory news conference in Boston. The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday, Dec. 16, for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do. Cora said he wasn't worried about his bosses filling the gap in the lineup. There's no deadline in the offseason," Cora said. "When we get to Feb. 16, we're going to have a good baseball team." (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
December 16, 2017 - 3:27 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do. Thousands of people lined up in 20-degree temperatures to visit the ballpark and have the chance to buy tickets to some home games. There...
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December 16, 2017 - 3:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Matt Kemp is returning to the Los Angeles Dodgers as part of a five-player trade with the Atlanta Braves that includes cash. The Dodgers are sending first baseman Adrian Gonzalez, pitchers Scott Kazmir and Brandon McCarthy and infielder Charlie Culberson and cash to Atlanta...
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December 16, 2017 - 1:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox held a Christmas carnival at Fenway Park on Saturday for fans who — like their favorite team — still have some shopping to do. Thousands of people lined up in 20-degree temperatures to visit the ballpark and have the chance to buy tickets to some home games. There...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says the San Francisco Giants are trading left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects. The swap was pending a physical, the person said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had announced the deal. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
December 15, 2017 - 10:51 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Texas acquired Matt Moore in a trade with the San Francisco Giants on Friday, raising the possibility of four left-handers in the Rangers' rotation. "As far as the four lefties, generally it's a good thing," Rangers general manager Jon Daniels said. "I realize there's some very...
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FILE - In this Tuesday, Sept. 26, 2017 file photo, San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Matt Moore throws to an Arizona Diamondbacks batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Phoenix. A person with direct knowledge of the agreement says the San Francisco Giants are trading left-hander Matt Moore to the Texas Rangers for prospects. The swap was pending a physical, the person said Friday, Dec. 15, 2017 speaking on condition of anonymity because neither club had announced the deal. (AP Photo/Matt York, File)
December 15, 2017 - 10:22 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Left-hander Matt Moore was traded from the San Francisco Giants to the Texas Rangers on Friday for minor league right-handers Israel Cruz and Sam Wolff. Texas also received $750,000 in international signing bonus pool allotment from the Giants as part of the trade announced...
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