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John Glenn had an unbelievable connection with a Red Sox legend

John Glenn had an unbelievable connection with a Red Sox legend

yahoo.com Updated 6 hours ago
John Glenn attended a ceremonial tribute to Ted Williams at Fenway Park. (Getty Images/Darren McCollester) Before he became the first American to orbit the Earth, astronaut John Glenn shared the skies with a Boston Red Sox legend. Hall of Fame outfielde…
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  • Adding Moreland makes Hanley Ramirez Red Sox's primary DH

    Adding Moreland makes Hanley Ramirez Red Sox's primary DH

    ESPN.com 23 hours ago
    Adding Moreland makes Hanley Ramirez Red Sox's primary DH
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  • Hot Stove Digest: Cubs agree to deal with Koji Uehara

    Hot Stove Digest: Cubs agree to deal with Koji Uehara

    yahoo.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Koji Uehara will pitch for the Cubs in 2017. (Getty Images/Billie Weiss/Boston Red Sox) Welcome to The Stew’s Hot Stove Digest, our daily rundown of MLB news, rumors and gossip for Hot Stove season. Here you’ll find a quick recap of all the day’s action…
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  • On Baseball: Yankees’ Three-Year Plan: Keep Building, Then Coll…

    On Baseball: Yankees’ Three-Year Plan: Keep Building, Then Collect

    nytimes.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    By 2019, the last one that ties closer Aroldis Chapman to the team, the Yankees envision a competitive roster of matured prospects and star acquisitions.
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  • Atkins pleased with Meetings progress; still work to do

    Atkins pleased with Meetings progress; still work to do

    MLB.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    The Blue Jays did not make a major splash at this year's Winter Meetings, but even so, general manager Ross Atkins is pleased with the progress that was made.
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  • The Yankees Have Big Plans For Aroldis Chapman

    The Yankees Have Big Plans For Aroldis Chapman

    deadspin.com nytimes.com MLB.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Quick, name the only previous reliever to get a five-year deal.Read more...
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  • Should O's make Britton available?

    Should O's make Britton available?

    MLB.com Dec 8 (yesterday)
    Should the Orioles now trade Zach Britton? In the energized market for closers, that's one of the questions being asked in the lobbies and suites at these Winter Meetings.
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  • Cashman says Yanks unlikely to add starter

    Cashman says Yanks unlikely to add starter

    MLB.com Dec 7 (yesterday)
    Yankees general manager Brian Cashman says that he is preparing to head into 2017 without adding to the team's stable of starting pitching.
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  • Matt Holliday made sure Yankees can never trade him to one form…

    Matt Holliday made sure Yankees can never trade him to one former team

    yahoo.com nytimes.com Dec 7 (yesterday)
    Have you ever lived in a city or worked for a company that you promised yourself you’d never live in or work for again? New York Yankees free-agent signee Matt Holliday has, and though his chosen profession essentially guarantees he’ll return to the cit…
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  • Red Sox getting calls on starting pitchers

    Red Sox getting calls on starting pitchers

    MLB.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)
    A day after securing the stud pitcher on the trade market in Chris Sale, Red Sox president of baseball operations Dave Dombrowski found a common theme in the phone calls he was receiving from other teams.
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  • How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris …

    How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?

    yahoo.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)
    The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…
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  • How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris …

    How much did Red Sox World Series odds improve following Chris Sale trade?

    yahoo.com ESPN.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)
    The Chicago Cubs are still the team to beat, according to Bovada Las Vegas oddsmakers, but a flurry of moves on Tuesday has the Boston Red Sox right on their heels. In a span of hours, Boston added another ace by acquiring Chris Sale in a trade with the…
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  • Showalter doesn't see O's acquiring Gardner

    Showalter doesn't see O's acquiring Gardner

    MLB.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)
    Orioles manager Buck Showalter provided updates on rumors during Wednesday's managerial session at the Winter Meetings as a quiet Baltimore club continues to sift through the catching and outfield markets.
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  • Report: Orioles Tell Free Agent Jose Bautista Their Fans Hate H…

    Report: Orioles Tell Free Agent Jose Bautista Their Fans Hate Him

    deadspin.com yahoo.com Dec 7 (2 days ago)
    This isn’t the greatest free agent pool, but there are still some sluggers on the board. One of those—though not as marquee a name as he was, say, 12 months ago, is outfielder Jose Bautista. And one of the teams looking for an outfielder (and, historica…
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  • Yankees’ Pursuit of Moncada and Sale Reflects New Restraint

    Yankees’ Pursuit of Moncada and Sale Reflects New Restraint

    nytimes.com MLB.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    The Yankees were outbid on Yoan Moncada by the Red Sox, who used him to acquire Chris Sale, a pitcher with an asking price that the Yankees found too high.
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  • David Ortiz teases return after Red Sox trade for Chris Sale

    David Ortiz teases return after Red Sox trade for Chris Sale

    yahoo.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    Retired Red Sox star David Ortiz reiterated all season and continued promising after the fact that he has no intentions of playing again in 2017 or beyond. Could it be though that Boston’s monumental trade for Chicago White Sox Chris Sale on Tuesday has…
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  • Source: Seattle has discussions with Trumbo

    Source: Seattle has discussions with Trumbo

    MLB.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    Is it possible that Mark Trumbo could return to the Mariners after leading the Major Leagues in home runs last year for the Orioles? According to a source, Seattle has had discussions with the free-agent first baseman's representatives during the Winter…
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  • White Sox finally decide to rebuild after decades in limbo

    White Sox finally decide to rebuild after decades in limbo

    yahoo.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    For the first time in over 20 years, “rebuild” isn’t a dirty word on the South Side. After decades of half measures, the Chicago White Sox are going all-in, just not in the way many expected. With the trade of All-Star pitcher Chris Sale to the Boston R…
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  • Red Sox catchers could immediately make Sale look better

    Red Sox catchers could immediately make Sale look better

    MLB.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    Chris Sale is a great pitcher no matter what the situation is, but it's also true that the poor White Sox pitch framing hurt him more than any other AL pitcher in 2016. Moving to Boston, he should immediately look better, even if little else changes.
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  • Source: Moreland agrees to 1-year deal with Red Sox

    Source: Moreland agrees to 1-year deal with Red Sox

    MLB.com Dec 6 (3 days ago)
    The Red Sox capped their wild Tuesday at the Winter Meetings by agreeing to terms with first baseman Mitch Moreland on a one-year deal that is contingent on a physical, MLB.com has learned.
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  • Video - Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener 02:15

    Ellsbury Confident He'll Be Ready For Opener

    Mar 19
    Wallace Matthews discusses Jacoby Ellsbury's oblique injury and when he could return to the Yankees.
  • Video - Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut 00:46

    Sabathia Discusses Spring Debut

    Mar 17
    Buster Olney speaks with Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia about his first pitching outing since May. He allowed two runs in two innings Tuesday against the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Mets Fall To Red Sox 00:28

    Mets Fall To Red Sox

    Mar 16
    Matt Harvey allowed three hits over four scoreless innings for his second strong start following elbow surgery, but the Mets lost to the Red Sox 4-3.
  • Video - A-Rod Homers 00:39

    A-Rod Homers

    Mar 11
    Alex Rodriguez hit a home run in the Yankees' 10-6 loss to the Red Sox.