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On Liking Jean Segura

There are few things that can make us feel more anxious than when we realize that people we consider our friends don’t enjoy the same things we do. Music, comedy specials, how much to go outside. There’s a little daring in liking things, especially when we like them deeply...

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Prospect Roundup: Games of July 12

Theme of the day

Some powerful NL West catchers: Dodgers fans might have been prepared to tell their rival Giants counterparts, “Hey, look at our catching prospect,” before those from the Bay Area could turn around and say, “Oh yeah, look at our catching prospect...

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White Sox GM discusses trade interest in pitchers

CHICAGO — There were no specific names put forth when White Sox general manager Rick Hahn mentioned definite outside trade interest “in numerous guys on our roster” who could help other teams win.

However, the focus appears to be on pitching, based on further comments from Hahn, meaning names such...

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Machado rockets 444-foot HR vs. Yankees

BALTIMORE — Manny Machado keeps making headlines. Machado, the subject of trade rumors that took an interesting turn Monday when he was linked to the Yankees, hit a game-tying homer in the fifth inning of Tuesday’s game against New York.

The 26-year-old shortstop went deep on Yankees starter Masah...

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A Rays fan speared Wilson Ramos’ homer with his glove and experienced true, unfiltered joy

Have a moment, kid.

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Benintendi helps Final Vote cause with RBI 2B

BOSTON — The Red Sox used an extra-base barrage — including an RBI double by Final Vote candidate Andrew Benintendi — to steamroll the Rangers for five runs in the third inning on Tuesday night at Fenway.

VOTE Benny: 2018 Camping World MLB Final Vote

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Thunder’s Smith takes All-Star spotlight

It’s not just the top players soaking in the Eastern League’s All-Star festivities this week. Keep an eye on the home dugout at Trenton’s Arm & Hammer Ballpark on Wednesday night and you’ll spot one of the most popular faces in the stadium enjoying his own All-Star experience.

“It’s very exciting,...

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Tuesday’s Manny Machado rumors

Can’t keep up with all the Manny Machado speculation, can you?

Don’t worry, we’ve got you covered on the latest surrounding the star Baltimore Orioles infielder, who is not only the biggest but also the hottest name on the market.

Can’t keep up with all the Manny Machado speculation, can you?

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White Sox prospect Adolfo to have elbow surgery

Micker Adolfo‘s career has already been blighted by injuries. Unfortunately, he’ll have to add a major procedure to his long list of maladies.

The No. 10 White Sox prospect will undergo Tommy John surgery in the coming weeks, the organization announced Tuesday afternoon...

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There’s No Ignoring Jesus Aguilar Anymore

Among qualified hitters this season, Jesus Aguilar is tied for fourth in wRC+. He’s the current National League leader in home runs. He homered yesterday against the Marlins. The day before that, he homered twice against the Braves...

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