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  • Mather's rant highlights a tone-deafness no organization wants to be associated with

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    While cutting costs and suppressing young players' service time are mainstream ideas in today's MLB, former Seattle Mariners CEO Kevin Mather's mistake was letting it reach a general public skeptical of ownership's motives.

  • Ex-Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang barred 1 year by Korean league after DUIs

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    The Korean Baseball Organization has suspended ex-Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang for a year and ordered him to perform 300 hours of community service over a series drunk driving cases.

  • Kris Bryant loses grievance against Cubs seeking extra year of service: reports

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    Kris Bryant remains under contract with the Chicago Cubs through the 2021 season after losing a grievance over his service time, ESPN reported Wednesday.

  • Tigers' employee charged with spitting on pizza

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    A 20-year-old food service worker at Comerica Park in Detroit has been charged after a video was posted online that appeared to show him spitting on a pizza intended for customers during a Major League Baseball game.

  • Roy Halladay remembered: Memorial today in Florida

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    Former pitching star Roy Halladay, the face of the Toronto Blue Jays for about a decade, will be remembered in a memorial service this afternoon at Spectrum Field in Clearwater, Fla., the spring training home of the team the last team he played for, the Philadelphia Phillies.

  • Chapman reaches 5-year deal with Yankees: report

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    A person familiar with the deal tells The Associated Press that free agent closer Aroldis Chapman and the New York Yankees have reached agreement on an $86 million, five-year deal.

  • Family, friends of Marlins' Fernandez attend funeral mass

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    A day after fans said goodbye, family members and friends of Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez gathered for a private funeral mass on Thursday afternoon.

  • Philadelphia says sorry on Jackie Robinson Day

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    When Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers played the Philadelphia Phillies in 1947, he was told to "go back to the cotton fields" by the Phillies' manager, refused service at a local hotel and taunted by players with racial slurs when he came to bat. On Friday, Philadelphia's city council publicly acknowledged the incident as a dark chapter in the city's history.

  • Yankees closer Chapman 1st player suspended under MLB's domestic abuse policy

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    New York Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman has agreed to accept a 30-game suspension under Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy, a penalty stemming from an incident with his girlfriend last October.

  • Yankees great Berra remembered by family, sports royalty

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    A gold catcher's mitt was placed on top of his remains. But on a day filled with stories from a lifetime in baseball, beloved New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra was remembered Tuesday for being more than one of the game's greats.


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