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Cardinals Looking For Bullpen Help While Cubs Return to NLCS

I guess I could talk about this… Once #Rockies closer Greg Holland formally declines his player option, the #STLCards plan to pounce as they search for closer — Bob Nightengale (@BNightengale) October 12, 2017 According to an article by Jon Heyman, Holland will opt out of his 15M player option for 2018 and seek a contract in the same 4-year/62M range that Mark Melancon recently got from the Giants. But if I did talk about that, then I’d remember how the Giants went from an 87-75  team in 2016 to a 64-98 team in 2017 by eschewing a big...

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John Farrell Dismissed By Red Sox For Poor Postseason Performance & Lower TV Ratings

John Farrell. As manager of the Boston Red Sox: Won 93 or more games 3 of the past 5 seasons Won the AL East division 2 straight years Won the 2013 World Series (against the Cardinals) Placed in top 4 of AL Manager of the year voting twice Managed the 2014 AL All-Star team And he was dismissed from his position this morning. The #RedSox announced today that John Farrell will not return as manager in 2018. A search for a new manager will begin immediately. — Red Sox (@RedSox) October 11, 2017 From ESPN: In dumping Farrell now,...

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