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Astros players are already getting hit by pitches repeatedly in spring training

Astros players are already getting hit by pitches repeatedly in spring training

1 day ago   |   Business Insider

The Houston Astros have been hit by pitches seven times in five spring training games, the most in MLB and a significant increase from last year. MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred...
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Pitcher Madison Bumgarner secretly competes in rodeos during the MLB's off season

Pitcher Madison Bumgarner secretly competes in rodeos during the MLB's off season

4 days ago   |   Business Insider

Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Madison Bumgarner has secretly been competing in rodeos for years under the name "Mason Saunders" in an attempt to avoid attention from baseball...
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Fans booed Jose Altuve during his first at-bat since the Astros' cheating scandal came to a head

Fans booed Jose Altuve during his first at-bat since the Astros' cheating scandal came to a head

4 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

Jose Altuve was booed in his first at-bat since the Houston Astros' widely-publicized cheating scandal came to a head this offseason. The 2017 AL MVP was also heckled by a...
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MLB's Three-Batter Minimum Rule Aimed At Relief Pitchers Will Alter The Game

5 days ago   |   Forbes

It's a pace-of-game adjustment that's been a long-time coming, what with eight-man bullpens and starters who can't get through the sixth inning, turning the last few innings of...
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Former baseball star Jay Bell puts Irvine home into play

7 days ago   |   Los Angeles Times

MLB veteran Jay Bell is asking $1.049 million for his Irvine home after being named head coach of a minor league team in Alabama.
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MLB's Best Cutters And Splitters Are Thrown By Homer Bailey, Anibal Sanchez And Walker Buehler

9 days ago   |   Forbes

Our series reviewing the game's best pitches continues with cutters and splitters. Homer Bailey, Anibal Sanchez and Walker Buehler lead the way.
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LeBron James says he would be 'f--ing irate!' if the Astros cheating scandal had cost him a championship, demands Rob Manfred fix it for all sports

LeBron James says he would be 'f--ing irate!' if the Astros cheating scandal had cost him a championship, demands Rob Manfred fix it for all sports

10 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   4 articles

LeBron James wants MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred to fix the sport's cheating problem. James said he would be 'f--ing irate' and 'uncontrollable' if something similar had...
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Ex-San Francisco Giant Aubrey Huff claims he's being punished for 'political support of Donald Trump' after being excluded from 2010 World Series reunion over 'unacceptable tweets'

Ex-San Francisco Giant Aubrey Huff claims he's being punished for 'political support of Donald Trump' after being excluded from 2010 World Series reunion over 'unacceptable tweets'

10 days ago   |   Business Insider   |   2 articles

Former San Francisco Giants player Aubrey Huff has been told he's not welcome at the team's 2010 World Series reunion. "Aubrey has made multiple comments on social media that...
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Zack Greinke, German Marquez, Shane Bieber Are Proud Owners Of MLB's Best Curve Balls

10 days ago   |   Forbes

Charlie Morton, a 2018 "A" Grade recipient, fell just short this time around.
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Astros Owner Jim Crane Puts Disgraceful Bow On Cheating Scandal During Disastrous Press Conference

15 days ago   |   Forbes

Jim Crane isn't taking responsibility for his team's sign-stealing operation, which makes sense, because nobody is. Every implicated party is culpable, including MLB.
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Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Stocks, Dow Sink As Coronavirus Fears Continue Driving Economic Uncertainty

Some indexes are set to close out their worst week since the depths of the financial crisis in 2008. Read more ...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government...

210 people have reportedly died from coronavirus in Iran, but the government is saying the death toll is only 34

The death toll in Iran from coronavirus could be far higher than the government is letting on. BBC News reported that 210 people have died, per hospital sources, while the... Read more ...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks...

Coronavirus fears appear to be driving up sales of oat milk, fruit snacks, toilet paper, and more - here's what people are buying

Nielsen data shows people are buying masks, hand sanitizer, oat milk, nutrition bars, and more as coronavirus spreads. US sales of hand sanitizer soared 428% in the week ending... Read more ...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus...

Dow sinks more than 1,000 points, S&P 500 plunges as the coronavirus sell-off rages on

All major US indices tanked Friday morning, pushing stock prices further into correction territory as coronavirus fears continued to roil investors. The S&P 500 fell as much as... Read more ...

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stocks fall on virus fears after Wall Street plunge

Global stock markets plunged further Friday on spreading virus fears, deepening a global rout after Wall Street endured its biggest one-day drop in nine years. Read more ...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing...

United just slashed its flights to Japan and other parts of Asia, showing how quickly coronavirus fears are hurting new airline and travel markets outside of China

United Airlines said it will significantly reduce its capacity to Japan, Singapore, and South Korea due to the novel coronavirus outbreak . Japan has, over just a few days... Read more ...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a...

Wall Street is certain the Fed will slash interest rates next month. But a key official says that will only happen if the coronavirus becomes a pandemic

St. Louis Federal Reserve President James Bullard said Friday that interest rates would be cut only if the coronavirus worsened. The comments were the latest sign the central... Read more ...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine...

A punter from Arizona State became the breakout star of the NFL combine after out-benching his peers in the bench press

Arizona State punter Michael Turk did 25 repetitions of 225 lb on the bench press at the NFL combine. Turk's reps were more than every wide receiver, all but one tight end, and... Read more ...

Stocks In Free-fall: Dow Plummets Over 1,000 Points As Coronavirus Tightens Grip

Stocks In Free-fall: Dow Plummets Over 1,000 Points As Coronavirus Tightens Grip

All of the major indexes are now in what the markets call a correction, and stocks were also down in Asia and Europe (Image credit: Tomohiro Ohsumi/Getty Images) Read more ...

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

10 things you need to know before the opening bell

Here's what you need to know before the markets open. 1. 'The panic mode is full on': Stocks plunge again as fears mount of a coronavirus pandemic. Global stock markets are on... Read more ...