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MLB All-Star Game, Juiced Baseball, Trade Deadline

Sports That Matters July 9th, 2019 Welcome back! 1. Major League Baseball All Star Game. In defiance of preseason expectations, 24-year-old right-hander Shane Bieber was the lone member of the Indians‘ rotation to make the All-Star Game in 2019. Thanks to his standout work in the fifth inning, Bieber was named MVP of this year’s Midsummer Classic. (READ) […]

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POST MLB ALL-STAR GAME TRADES STARTING TO COME TRUE MACHADO TO DODGERS

Trade buzz surrounding Orioles infielder Manny Machado is at an all-time high right now, and according to multiple reports he’s likely to be dealt before play resumes coming out of the All-Star break. Indeed, Baltimore may already have a deal in place with the Dodgers: Can report with more certainty: Machado to #Dodgers happening. Among remaining questions, in addition to specifics […]

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MAJOR LEAGUE BASEBALL NEWS & NOTES

  “Give me something on Mike Trout. Anything. Just one thing. . . . Please.” Even legends have their vulnerabilities. Achilles had his heel, Superman his Kryptonite and Mickey Mantle had Dick Radatz, the reliever known as the Monster, who whiffed the Mick 12 times in 16 at bats. Scott Servais, the Mariners’ manager, had been watching Trout play for eight […]

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BONDS & CLEMENS ROADS TO COOPERSTOWN MIGHT NEVER CLEAR

Ken Rosenthal: Bonds and Clemens roads to Cooperstown might never clear.    The New York Yankees and Arizona Diamondbacks answered important lineup questions on Tuesday, completing a three-team, five-player trade with the Tampa Bay Rays that will net New York a needed infield option and Arizona a new outfielder writes Mark Townsend of Big League Stew. Stoneman Douglas caps will be […]