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Yankees Trade For Edwin Encarnacion and Joe Mauer’s No. 7 is Retired by Minnesota

The New York Yankees have acquired another power hitter as they look to end a 10-year World Series drought. The Bronx Bombers traded for Edwin Encarnacion on Saturday night, dealing pitching prospect Juan Then to acquire the 36-year-old slugger. The Yankees are hoping he can provide some pop in the middle of their lineup with Aaron Judge and Giancarlo Stanton …

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The Baseball World is Crying Foul and a Pirates Broadcaster is in Hot Water for his Remarks

A young girl struck by a foul ball during last night’s game between the Chicago Cubs and the Houston Astros could change baseball as early as next season. All day today, a discussion has raged over whether nets should be extended to further protect spectators. Many media luminaries have weighed in on the topic, and the general consensus seems to …

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London to Host Cubs and Cardinals in 2020, Orioles Looking for a Star at No. 1, and More

Early this morning we learned that London would be the site of another two-game series in 2020. The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will become the first two teams to ever play in the United Kingdom in a two-game series a month from now. The excitement around that series has led to Major League Baseball sending two more …

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This Baseball Card Sold for $1 Million and This 1st Pitch May be the Worst … Ever

Baseball card collecting is in the news again as an old Honus Wagner in poor condition recently sold for over $1 million. The PSA scale runs from 1 to 10, and the fact that this PSA 2 1909-11 T206 Honus Wagner sold for $1.2 million at auction last night is particularly impressive. The card has skyrocketed in value since it …

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The Year of the Bellinger: Dodgers’ Cody is Excelling on Offense, Defense

Scott Van Pelt was among the many in sports media to express heartfelt condolences on the passing of Bill Buckner. Van Pelt’s One Big Thing last night was dedicated to Buckner and centered on the unfair way he was portrayed by both media and fans alike. Only two active players have more hits than Buckner accumulated over the course of …

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Top Posts from the Blue Jays, Vladimir Guerrero and More

It was a night of celebration for the Blue Jays and their 20-year-old slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. In this day and age, of course, that celebration spilled over onto social media, where many of Major League Baseball’s best posts on Tuesday came from Guerrero’s two-homer game. There was also a basketball enemy in Oakland acting like a baseball friend and …

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