Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup – Yahoo Sports


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Baseball-Major League Baseball roundup
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One day after trading pitcher Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox for strong youngsters, the White Sox dealt big league outfielder Adam Eaton, 28, to the Washington Nationals for young pitchers Lucas Giolito, 22, Reynaldo Lopez, 22, and Dane Dunning, 21.
MLB Notes: Aroldis Chapman rejoins Yankees on 5-year, $86 million dealComcast SportsNet Philadelphia
AP source: Chapman, Yankees reach deal for $86M, 5 yearsVirginian-Pilot

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A record $1 billion bet on MLB in 2016 – ESPN


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A record $1 billion bet on MLB in 2016
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"[This] event was all about showcasing the proactive measures Major League Baseball is taking to safeguard the integrity of its competitions," Steven Burton, director of integrity, governance and sports partnership of Genius Sports, told ESPN in an
Here's Why the MLB Deal is Huge For Under ArmourFortune
Under Armour announces 10-year deal to outfit all of Major League BaseballBaltimore Sun
Major League Baseball gets new uniform supplier: Under Armourcleveland.com
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Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale For Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, Prospects – NESN.com


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Red Sox Acquire Chris Sale For Yoan Moncada, Michael Kopech, Prospects
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The American League's starter in the 2016 All-Star Game was one of the White Sox's lone bright spots last season, going 17-10 with a 3.34 ERA and leading Major League Baseball with six complete games. He finished fifth in AL Cy Young Award voting.
David Ortiz teases return to major league baseballElite Sports NY
RHP Kopech, OF Basabe and RHP Diaz also headed to Chicago in dealMLB.com
Major league players react to the Red Sox's acquisition of Chris SaleFOXSports.com
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Selig, Schuerholz elected to Hall of Fame – Anaheim Angels


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Selig, Schuerholz elected to Hall of Fame
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. — Former Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig and longtime executive John Schuerholz became the newest members of the National Baseball Hall of Fame after being elected on Sunday to the museum in Cooperstown, …
Commissioner Emeritus Bud Selig has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame by the Today's Game Era CommitteeMLB.com

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Major League Baseball, union agree on new collective bargaining agreement – USA TODAY


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Major League Baseball, union agree on new collective bargaining agreement
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Major League Baseball and the players union, knowing there was far too much at stake for an impasse, agreed to a new five-year collective bargaining agreement Wednesday night less than four hours before their current deal expired. The deal, announced …
Baseball|MLB Labor Deal Is Struck, Averting a Work StoppageNew York Times
On Last Day Before MLB Labor Deal Ends, Will There Be A Lockout?Forbes
Baltimore Orioles: Major League Baseball finishes CBABirds Watcher
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Can Major League Baseball really rid itself of smokeless tobacco? – USA TODAY


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Can Major League Baseball really rid itself of smokeless tobacco?
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Major League Baseball's new collective bargaining agreement, hammered out late Wednesday night with the players' association, is a lengthy legal document filled with unambiguous numbers and plateaus involving minimum salaries, payroll thresholds, …
AP source: smokeless tobacco banned for new major leaguersPhilly.com

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Major League Baseball and USA Baseball Launch Prospect … – NY Sports Day


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Major League Baseball and USA Baseball Launch Prospect …
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DURHAM, N.C. – USA Baseball and Major League Baseball jointly announced today the creation of the Prospect Development Pipeline. The voluntary program …
MLB and USA Baseball to offer free player development camps for …Los Angeles Times

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MLB commissioner on CNBC: We want to preserve Majestic jobs in Palmer Township – Allentown Morning Call


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MLB commissioner on CNBC: We want to preserve Majestic jobs in Palmer Township
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Speaking on CNBC, MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred said the league is hard at work trying to save the jobs of roughly 600 employees at the VF Majestic plant, where MLB's on-field uniforms are produced. The plant's future has become murky, especially after …
Under Armour CEO Kevin Plank: We're not going anywhere, despite internationally focused MLB dealCNBC
MLB chief: We want to preserve Majestic jobs in Palmer Twp.lehighvalleylive.com

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Why the modern-day Babe Ruth won’t be coming to MLB for years – Yahoo Sports


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Why the modern-day Babe Ruth won't be coming to MLB for years
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NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. – Shohei Otani, the 22-year-old baseball polymath who throws 102 mph, literally hits baseballs through the roof and plays half a world away in Japan, is not coming to Major League Baseball anytime soon. The news was delivered …

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Under Armour signs first-ever pro league uniform deal with Major League Baseball – MarketWatch

Under Armour signs first-ever pro league uniform deal with Major League Baseball
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Under Armour Inc. UA, +1.33% announced Monday that it signed a 10-year deal with Major League Baseball to be the exclusive provider of on-field uniforms, its first-ever deal with a professional sports league. The deal, which begins with the 2020 MLB …

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