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MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

MLB bags intentional walk to help shorten games

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February 21 In a move that might save one minute every few games, MLB will no longer require pitchers to lob four pitches to issue an intentional walk, ESPN.com reported Tuesday, FULL STORY

Rubin: 5 teams that could challenge favored Cubs

Rubin: 5 teams that could challenge favored Cubs

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February 12 Since the moment when Kris Bryant gloved Michael Martinez' ground ball and threw across to Anthony Rizzo to end the Cubs' 108-year World Series drought last November, Chicago was installed FULL STORY

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

Report: MLB proposes intentional walk, strike zone changes

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February 06 Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the players' union to make changes to intentional walks and the strike zone, ESPN.com reported Monday. FULL STORY

Mets bolster pitching staff, bring in Salas, Gorzelanny

Mets bolster pitching staff, bring in Salas, Gorzelanny

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February 03 Salas posted a 2.08 ERA in 17 games with the Mets last season after being acquired from the Los Angeles Angels. FULL STORY

Cespedes lands $110 million deal from Mets

Cespedes lands $110 million deal from Mets

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November 29 After opting out of his contract with the New York Mets and walking away from $47 million guaranteed, Yoenis Cespedes will not change uniforms, agreeing to a four-year, $110 million contract to stay with FULL STORY