Noah Syndergaard throws live BP

Opening Day: All the Aces on the table

March 28, 2018 Sam Cox 1
Baseball is back. The elongated offseason meant it sort of never went away, but that was okay. Then the never-ending Spring Training made it seem like Opening Day was just a mirage amidst the split-squad games and minor league invitations.
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MLB on its way to London

March 20, 2018 Sam Cox 0
The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees are close to agreeing to a two-game, regular season series in London. The games will be played at the end of June at the London Stadium.

Dodgers more dependent on Kershaw for success than ever

March 19, 2018 Sam Cox 0
Clayton Kershaw will start on Opening Day for the eighth straight year. He will become the first Dodger to notch that mark, surpassing Don Drysdale and Don Sutton. There is only one active streak longer than Kershaw’s, which belongs to the Mariners’ ace, Felix Hernandez.
By Minda Haas Kuhlmann

Why are clubs reassigning their prospects?

March 14, 2018 Sam Cox 0
Spring Training is ramping up. Major league starting pitchers have edged their pitch counts higher, with aces now going five innings into games, just as Max Scherzer and Madison Bumgarner did on Tuesday.
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Myers’ presence raises Hosmer questions

March 2, 2018 Sam Cox 0

Eric Hosmer got the biggest contract of this slow-moving offseason. His eight-year, $144 million deal is far clear of what other star free agents received, such as JD Martinez, Lorenzo Cain and Yu Darvish.

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