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Angels welcome Ohtani, plot course for 2-way…

Shohei Ohtani has been formally introduced by the Los Angeles Angels after they won the fierce baseball-wide competition for the services of the two-way Japanese star

AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton…

People familiar with deal to AP: Yankees make big catch, set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

Boom or bust, Padres are all in on Ohtani

Shohei Ohtani rumors continue to swirl around AJ Preller and the Padres

Tommy Pham would welcome a big bat in Cardinals…

Cardinals outfielder Tommy Pham while FaceTiming with Jim Hayes on the possibility of trading for Giancarlo Stanton: "That would help us. ... If not, then I'll be ready."

Tigertown: Morris, Trammell elected to baseball Hall of Fame

Former Detroit Tigers teammates Jack Morris and Alan Trammell have been elected to the baseball Hall of Fame

Japanese pitcher-hitter Shohei Ohtani chooses the…

Japanese star Shohei Ohtani is bringing his arm and bat to the Los Angeles Angels, pairing him with 2-time MVP Mike Trout.

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Giants, Cardinals say no trades for NL MVP…

NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton has ruled out the San Francisco Giants and St. Louis Cardinals

Florida Panthers vs. Winnipeg Jets morning skate…

The Florida Panthers talk about the injury to goalie Roberto Luongo as they get set to take on the Winnipeg Jets on Thursday night.

Chaim Bloom excited about potential of young…

Tampa Bay Rays senior vice president of baseball operations Chaim Bloom talks about possibility of trades and how the team is looking to build for success in the future.

Marlins' Dee Gordon traded to Mariners for 3…

Miami second baseman Dee Gordon has been traded to the Seattle Mariners for three prospects in a deal that marks the start of the Marlins' latest payroll purge, this time under new CEO Derek Jeter

Cubs agree to $38 million, 3-year deal with…

Right-hander Tyler Chatwood and the Chicago Cubs have agreed to a $38 million, three-year contract

Syndergaard: Weight lifted from lat muscle, not…

New York Mets pitcher Noah Syndergaard says the weight has not been lifted from his shoulders, just his lat muscle, as he eliminated pull-ups from his routine under Eric Cressey, a performance coach who worked with Corey Kluber and Max Scherzer,

Erik Neander says nothing off the table as Rays…

Tampa Bay Rays general manager and senior vice president of baseball operations Erik Neander chats with the media ahead of the MLB Winter Meetings in Orlando.

Is San Diego ready for Shohei Ohtani?

Can the Japanese superstar be a Padre in 2018?

Boone knows he's a rookie who has to prove…

Aaron Boone knows he's a rookie again with the New York Yankees, where he quickly will have to show his players he has what it takes to be a major league manager

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Jeter says Marlins have made no decision about…

New Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter says the team has made no decision regarding right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who is on the trading block following an MVP season

Former Braves GM Coppolella apologizes for rule…

Former Atlanta Braves general manager John Coppolella has apologized for rules violations that led to him being banned from baseball for life, saying he's "disgraced and humbled" by his actions

Are the Padres the right choice for Japanese…

The Padres are a serious contender for landing Ohtani.

Kyle Korver says LeBron James is playing on…

Kyle Korver continues to be surprised with the way LeBron James is playing.

Peralta and Royals agreed to a 1-year deal for $1,525,000

Right-hander Wily Peralta and the Kansas City Royals have agreed to a one-year contract worth $1,525,000, a deal that includes a $1.5 million salary next year and a $3 million club option for 2019 with a $25,000 buyout.

Mikolas returns from Japan, agrees to $15.5M deal…

Right-hander Miles Mikolas is returning from Japan, agreeing to a $15.5 million, two-year contract with the St. Louis Cardinals

Yanks finalize hiring of 'polished communicator…

Aaron Boone's hiring has been finalized by the New York Yankees, who gave the ESPN broadcaster a three-year contract to succeed Joe Girardi as manager

Kevin Love on the Cavaliers' historic run

Kevin Love's thoughts on the Cavs' 13-game winning streak.

Dennis Lin joins the Cannons to talk Ohtani

The Padres are a finalist for the Japanese superstar, but how realistic is it that they can land him? Dennis Lin talks that and more with the Loose Cannons.

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Supreme Court refuses to hear lawsuit by minor leaguers

The Supreme Court declined to hear a case filed by minor league baseball players accusing Major League Baseball of colluding to suppress wages, leaving intact a District Court ruling dismissed the lawsuit

AP source: Ohtani cuts to 5 West Coast teams…

People familiar with decision tell The Associated Press that Japanese pitcher and outfielder Shohei Ohtani has cut field of teams he is considering to the Dodgers, Angels, Giants, Padres, Mariners, Cubs and Rangers

Rockies' Holland, Royals' Moustakas win comeback…

Comeback Players of Year: Rockies closer Greg Holland, Royals 3rd baseman Mike Moustakas