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Philadelphia Phillies News and Notes: Alec Bohm Arbitration, Zack Wheeler Contract Extension, Roster Moves, Charlie Manuel, Lenny Dykstra and More!

The Philadelphia Phillies begun their quest for another trip to the MLB Postseason earlier this week when pitchers and catchers…

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Top 10 Highest MLB Payrolls in 2024

Did you know, the average annual Major League Baseball team salary is $160.5 million? No, well you do now!  For…

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2024 World Series Betting Odds and Best Bets: A Look at the latest 2024 World Series Odds as 2024 Spring Training Begins

  The unofficial start of the 2024 Major League Baseball season is here. The Los Angeles Dodgers kickoff the 2024…

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Jose Altuve Contract: Houston Astros Make Jose Altuve the Richest Second Baseman Ever

  It was Jose Altuve’s desire to retire as a member of the Houston Astros. Now, the soon-to-be 34-year-old can…

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Baltimore Orioles Sale: Angelos Family Reportedly Selling the Team to Two Private Equity Billionaires

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Congrats, Baltimore Orioles fans! Your 31-year nightmare is reportedly coming to an end!  In breaking news late Tuesday night, the…

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Phillies City Connect Uniforms: Did the Phillies MLB City Connect Jerseys Leak on eBay?

It was only a matter of time before most Major League Baseball clubs were forced to wear Nike’s mostly God…

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New Chicago White Sox Ballpark: White Sox Planning for New Ballpark in the South Loop

The Chicago White Sox are looking to jump on the retro ballpark trend after missing out 33-years ago.  According to…

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Oakland A’s Las Vegas Relocation: Salt Lake City is Making a Pitch for the A’s Plus Movement on a Vegas Site.

The eyes of the world will be on the glitz and glamour of Las Vegas over the next two-weeks as…

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Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2024 Analysis: Who Was Snubbed from the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2024?!

  The National Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2024 was announced on Tuesday evening. The trio of Adrian Beltre,…

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Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2024 Analysis: Three to Be Inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2024

As expected, Todd Helton has been elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame Class of 2024 by the Baseball Writers’…

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What are the 2024 MLB Spring Training Report Dates? Pitchers & Catcher and Position Players Reporting Dates!

As the calendar turns from 2023 to 2024, the most pressing question will be: when does 2024 MLB Spring Training…

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MLB Arbitration Deadline: Monster Deals Highlight the MLB Arbitration Deadline including $31MM to Juan Soto!

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  Thursday marked an important day on the MLB offseason calendar. Major League Baseball clubs and arbitration eligible players had…

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Chicago Cubs to Sign Japanese Free Agent SP Shota Imanaga

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The next domino of the MLB free agency season has fallen. The Chicago Cubs have come to an agreement with…

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Top 10 MLB Payrolls Heading into the 2024 MLB Season by 26-Man Roster

The baseball world was shocked by the massive contracts doled out by the Los Angeles Dodgers during the 2023-24 MLB…

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MLB Free Agency: Top 5 Free Agent Relief Pitchers Heading into 2024 MLB Spring Training

If you’re a fan of a Major League team in contention for a postseason berth, then you know that you…

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MLB Free Agency: Top 15 MLB Free Agents Remaining Heading into 2024 MLB Spring Training

Happy New Year! As the calendar turns to 2024, here’s a friendly reminder that baseball will be played next month…

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Oakland Athletics Relocation: Is There a Glimmer of Hope for Athletics’ Fans?

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Social media was abuzz over the weekend about the Oakland Athletics move to Las Vegas being in some type of trouble. But,…

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Wander Franco Arrested: Wander Franco Has Been Arrested in the Dominican Republic

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Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco met with prosecutors in the Dominican Republic on Monday to discuss allegations of relationships…

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2024 MLB Key Dates Including Spring Training, MLB World Tour Games, and More!

Believe it or not, as the calendar gets ready to turn from 2023 to 2024, the start of the 2024…

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MLB Free Agent Starting Pitchers: Ranking the Top 5 Free Agent Starting Pitchers Now that Yamamoto Has Signed

Ah, baseball can begin a proper MLB Hot Stove season now that the Shohei Ohtani and Yoshinobu Yamamoto sweepstakes have…

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto Signs: Yamamoto Joins the Dodgers! A look at Yamamoto’s Contract and Winners-Losers of the Yamamoto Sweepstakes.

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The rich just get richer. Prized international free agent pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto has reportedly signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers. …

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2024 MLB Rule Changes: What are the 2024 MLB Rule Changes?

Major League Baseball’s Competition Committee has announced a series of rule changes to be implemented beginning with 2024 Cactus and…

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto Rumors: Philadelphia Phillies Present a Contract Offer, Per Report

  The Philadelphia Phillies are officially star hunting (once again). The Phillies have made a contract offer to international free…

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Cody Bellinger Contract: Free Agent Slugger Reportedly Looking for $200M-Plus Contract in MLB Free Agency

  The 2023-24 MLB free agency period has been clogged up with drama surrounding now Los Angeles Dodgers’ megastar Shohei…

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto Rumors: Yamamoto Not Likely to Sign Until After Christmas…Maybe Later

Acclaimed international free agent pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto is no closer to picking a Major League Baseball team to call home,…

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto Rumors: Prized Free Agent Meets with New York Mets and New York Yankees for Second Time As Decision Nears

  Prized Japanese free agent pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto reportedly had a big weekend in the Big Apple meeting with both…

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto Rumors: The Latest Yoshinobu Yamamoto Rumors from the MLB Hot Stove

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Now that free agent megastar Shohei Ohtani has signed with the Los Angeles Dodgers, all eyes will turn to another…

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MLB Spring Breakout: MLB’s Newest Concept to Showcase MLB Prospects

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Major League Baseball unveiled a minor-league only showcase event aimed at putting more eyeballs on baseball’s up and comers. Called…

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Hollywood Star! Shohei Ohtani Chooses the Los Angeles Dodgers

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The biggest star in baseball is staying put in Southern California after all. Shohei Ohtani is trading the hustle and…

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