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MLB may make rule changes for ’18 season
February 22nd, 2017 at 2:02 AM
***PHOTO1*** PHOENIX - Major League Baseball intends to push forward with the process that could lead to possible rule changes involving the strike zone, installation of pitch clocks and limits on trips to the pitcher's mound. While baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred expressed hope the ongoing process would lead to an agreement,...

MLB may make unilateral rule changes for 2018
February 21st, 2017 at 8:22 PM
***PHOTO1*** PHOENIX (AP) â?? Major League Baseball intends to give the players' association the required one-year advance notice that could allow management to unilaterally change the strike zone, install pitch clocks and limit trips to the pitcher's mound starting in 2018. Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Tuesday after...

David Price On Postseason Struggles: ‘I’m Not Mentally Weak’
February 21st, 2017 at 11:26 AM
***PHOTO1*** BOSTON (CBS) â?? The question about David Price when he joined the Red Sox was whether or not he'd be able to perform in the postseason. He only got one chance to try to answer it. He failed. Price was touched for five runs â?? all earned â?? over 3.1 innings...

Mitch Moreland isn’t thinking about replacing Ortiz’s production
February 20th, 2017 at 4:57 PM
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Yankees’ Randy Levine-Dellin Betances Dysfunction Providing Reasonable Level Of Spring Training Entertainment
February 20th, 2017 at 10:19 AM
***PHOTO1*** By Michael Hurley, CBS Boston BOSTON (CBS) â?? Typically, teams try to avoid going to salary arbitration with players. It's bad for business, really, for the members of a team's management to sit in a room and list all of the negatives about a player on their roster, all in...