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ST. LOUIS — The St. Louis Cardinals acquired left-hander Anthony Misiewicz from their cross-state rival Kansas City Royals for cash considerations on Wednesday. To make room on the 40-man roster, St. Louis designated right-hander James Naile for assignment on the Missouri native’s 30th birthday. The 28-year-old Misiewicz, who was expected to compete for a spot
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Shortstop Bo Bichette avoided arbitration on Tuesday night, agreeing to a three-year deal with the Toronto Blue Jays, according to multiple reports. Bichette, who had an arbitration hearing scheduled for later this week, is on track to be a free agent after the 2025 season. Bichette, 24, hit .290 for Toronto last season, finishing with
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CLEVELAND — Amanda Kamekona, a former star softball player at UCLA, has been hired as a minor league hitting instructor for the Cleveland Guardians. She’s the first female on-field coach in team history. Kamekona, 36, will be based at the team’s year-round complex in Goodyear, Arizona, where she’ll work with the team’s developmental players. The
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Jon Berti reached a deal on Monday with the Miami Marlins for $2,125,000 that avoided an arbitration hearing. Berti, an infielder and outfielder, gets a $2.1 million salary this year under an agreement reached before the scheduled start of Monday’s hearing. The deal includes a $3.5 million team option for 2024
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ARLINGTON, Texas — Former Texas Rangers second baseman Ian Kinsler returned to the team as a special assistant to general manager Chris Young, his teammate in the organization’s minor league system nearly two decades ago. Young said Monday that Kinsler, who was part of the franchise’s only two World Series teams in 2010 and 2011,
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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Pitcher Max Fried lost to the Atlanta Braves in salary arbitration on Saturday, and will make $13.5 million in the upcoming season instead of his $15 million request. Mark Burstein, Fredric Horowitz and Jeanne Vonhof issued their decision a day after hearing arguments. Despite the defeat, Fried matched the $13.5 million
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Brace yourselves, baseball traditionalists. Baseball is changing. The 2023 Major League Baseball season brings with it an expansive set of rule changes and, coupling these with 2020’s changes (including the “three batter minimum” and “ghost runner for extra innings” rules), as well as 2021’s playoffs expansion and the permanent installation of the universal designated hitter,
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Now that we have ranked the top 100 prospects in MLB heading into the 2023 season, let’s turn our attention to how all 30 farm systems stack up. Spoiler alert: You’ll notice the same teams that have the best prospects on the top 100 tend to land near the top of this list. It helps
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