1. Dallas Keuchel on Possible World Series Hangover: 'We're Not the Cubs'

    Houston Astros pitcher Dallas Keuchel believes his team is talented enough to defend its World Series crown in the 2018 season and suggested as much in a way that is sure to turn some heads in Chicago...

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  2. Ichiro's Dream of Playing Baseball Until He's 50 Is Alive and Well

    There's nothing better in spring training than a hot young prospect. So why am I most excited this week about a guy who was getting paid to play before those young guys were even ...

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  3. Kyle Tucker Is About to Make MLB's Most Lethal Offense Flat-out Unfair

    The rich get richer. So it goes in life; so it (often) goes in baseball. Take the Houston Astros . They're the defending champions of MLB and still cleaning the champagne and confetti off their uniforms...

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  4. Clayton Kershaw, Justin Turner Feel Dodgers' Shohei Ohtani Bid Was Waste of Time

    Two stars from the Los Angeles Dodgers were less than enthused to see their team in the offseason sweepstakes to sign Japanese free agent Shohei Ohtani...

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  5. Ichiro Suzuki Wants to Play Until 50, Lauds Shohei Ohtani at Mariners Presser

    The Seattle Mariners announced a one-year deal Wednesday to bring back outfielder Ichiro Suzuki , and the 10-time All-Star addressed his future in Major League Baseball in a press conference...

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  6. Ichiro Suzuki Agrees to Mariners Contract After 3 Seasons with Marlins

    Ichiro Suzuki is extending his Major League Baseball by going back to where it started after agreeing to a deal with the Seattle Mariners ...

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  7. Tim Lincecum Says Signing with Dodgers 'Would Be Betraying My Heart'

    Tim Lincecum signed with the Texas Rangers this offseason and is set to compete for a role out of the bullpen, but the other club that offered him an MLB invite was the Los Angeles Dodgers ...

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  8. Report: Rangers Agree to Contract with Cuban Prospect Julio Pablo Martinez

    Cuban prospect Julio Pablo Martinez has reportedly agreed to a deal with the Texas Rangers . Per Baseball America 's Ben Badler , Martinez will receive a $2.8 million signing bonus from the Rangers...

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  9. Ichiro Suzuki Rumors: Mariners Close on 1-Year Contract with Ex-Seattle OF

    Ichiro Suzuki is reportedly on the brink of returning to the place where he began his career in Major League Baseball. According to Bob Nightengale of USA Today , the Seattle Mariners are close to signing a one-year deal with the 44-year-old...

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  10. Shohei Ohtani Strikes Out 8 vs. Brewers in 2nd Spring Training Appearance

    After making his spring training debut last week, Los Angeles Angels phenom Shohei Ohtani took the mound for the second time Friday against the Milwaukee Brewers ' B team. The results were impressive...

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  11. Tim Lincecum Rumors: FA Closer Reportedly Will Sign Rangers Contract

    Although he has gone two years without pitching in the major leagues, Tim Lincecum is on the brink of a comeback...

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  12. Felix Hernandez Exits vs. Cubs with Injury After Being Hit by Line Drive

    Seattle Mariners ace Felix Hernandez was forced to leave Monday's spring training game due to injury. According to Jesse Rogers of ESPN, the Chicago Cubs ' Victor Caratini ...

    Rob Goldberg Written by Rob Goldberg about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  13. Shohei Ohtani Surrenders Home Run, Strikes Out 2 vs. Brewers in Angels Debut

    Prized free-agent signing Shohei Ohtani made his MLB debut on the mound for the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday in a Cactus League game against the Milwaukee Brewers at Tempe Diablo Stadium in Tempe, Arizona ...

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  14. Shohei Ohtani to Make Angels Cactus League Debut vs. Brewers as Pitcher

    Los Angeles Angels dual-threat sensation Shohei Ohtani is expected to make his first Spring Training start as a pitcher Saturday against the Milwaukee Brewers ...

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  15. Top Astros Prospect Forrest Whitley Suspended 50 Games for Drug Violation

    Houston Astros prospect Forrest Whitley has been suspended 50 games for violating minor league baseball's drug program. Per MLB .com's Brian McTaggart , Major League Baseball announced Whitley's suspension Wednesday...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 1 month ago 1 reads 0 comments

  16. Lance McCullers Jr. Rips MLB for New Mound Visit Rules, Talks Sign-Stealing

    After Major League Baseball announced rule changes to limit mound visits per game, per USA Today , Houston Astros starter Lance McCullers Jr. explained that the real problem was players stealing signals...

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  17. Angels Reportedly Will Lower Right Field Wall 10 Feet

    The Los Angeles Angels are making a change to their stadium that could lead to more home runs in 2018. Per Mike DiGiovanna of the Los Angeles Times , the right field wall at Angel Stadium will be lowered from 18 feet to eight feet...

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  18. How 2-Way MLB Phenom Shohei Ohtani Can Prove He's Worth All the Hype This Spring

    By now, anyone who's aware of Shohei Ohtani is also aware that he has the ability to strike out the side in one inning and lead off the next by putting a ball into orbit...

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  19. A's Prospect Jesus Luzardo Starts Memorial Fund for Marjory Stoneman Douglas AD

    Oakland Athletics minor leaguer Jesus Luzardo has started a memorial fund for Chris Hixon , the Marjory Stoneman Douglas athletic director who was killed during Wednesday's mass shooting at the Florida -based school...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  20. Full Year of Justin Verlander Can Drive Houston Astros to World Series Repeat

    No matter what, the Justin Verlander trade will always be seen as a success in Houston. He showed up, and barely two months later the Astros were 2017 world champions...

    Danny Knobler Written by Danny Knobler about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  21. Shohei Ohtani Will Be Part of 6-Man Rotation for Angels, Mike Scioscia Says

    The Los Angeles Angels have outlined a plan for Shohei Ohtani to be a two-way player, but the bulk of his playing time will come as a starting pitcher...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  22. Report: Trevor Plouffe, Rangers Agree to Minor League Contract

    Trevor Plouffe is on the move once again after signing a minor league deal with the Texas Rangers , according to Mark Feinsand of MLB .com...

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  23. Astros Trade Rumors: J.T. Realmuto, Kyle Tucker Swap Discussed with Marlins

    As the Miami Marlins continue to sell off their most valuable assets, catcher J.T. Realmuto has emerged as a potential target for the Houston Astros ...

    Adam Wells Written by Adam Wells about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments

  24. Astros' Visit to Donald Trump, White House Scheduled for March 12

    The Houston Astros will visit President Donald Trump and the White House on Monday, March 12 to celebrate their 2017 World Series title, according to Richard Justice of MLB ...

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  25. George Springer, Astros Reportedly Agree to 2-Year, $24M Contract

    The Houston Astros and outfielder George Springer avoided arbitration Monday, agreeing to a two-year, $24 million contract. Bob Nightengale of USA Today reported the news, noting Springer will be paid $12 million each of the next two seasons...

    Tyler Conway Written by Tyler Conway about 2 months ago 1 reads 0 comments