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NEW YORK (AP) Kansas City Royals first baseman Eric Hosmer, third baseman Mike Moustakas and outfielder Lorenzo Cain were among nine free agents who turned down $17.4 million qualifying offers from their teams Thursday. Chicago Cubs pitchers Jake Arrieta and Wade Davis also said no to the offers, as did Tampa Bay pitcher Alex Cobb, …

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Hensley Meulens thinks he has the communication skills the New York Yankees want in their next manager, and he can display his prowess in five languages. A former Yankees player and current San Francisco Giants coach, Meulens was born in Curacao and speaks English, Spanish, Japanese, Dutch and Papiamento. ”Believe it or not, you kind …

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks Miami Marlins fans should be understanding if the team’s new owners trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter became the team’s chief executive officer when a group headed by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman bought the team last month in a $1.2 …

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred thinks Miami Marlins fans should be understanding if the team’s new owners trade All-Star slugger Giancarlo Stanton. Former New York Yankees captain Derek Jeter became the team’s chief executive officer when a group headed by venture capitalist Bruce Sherman bought the team last month in a $1.2 billion …

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says rule changes to speed games will be put in place next year with or without an agreement with the players’ association. Major League Baseball proposed last offseason to institute a 20-second pitch clock, limits in trips to the mound by catchers and raising the bottom of the …

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PITTSBURGH (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates say Major League Baseball intends to discipline their director of Latin American scouting for rules violations, and the team announced it will not renew Rene Gayo’s contract when it expires next month. The Pirates said in a statement Wednesday they have a ”profound disappointment in the breach of trust that …

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SEATTLE (AP) Still in the initial stages of the offseason, general manager Jerry Dipoto and the Seattle Mariners believe they’ve solved one of their big concerns. The Mariners acquired power-hitting infielder Ryon Healy from the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday for right-handed reliever Emilio Pagan and minor league shortstop Alexander Campos. Seattle acquired Healy with the …

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ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) Agent Scott Boras has a new metaphor this offseason, saying teams should desire to spend money on players and move to ”Playoffville.” Boras, who represents dozens of major leaguers, uses his availability at the annual general managers’ meetings and the winter meeting for colorful gibes at clubs. He said in previous years …

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