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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

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

MLB Notes: Harper, Arrieta get hefty 1-year deals

MLB Notes: Harper, Arrieta get hefty 1-year deals

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January 13 Harper, 24, received a pay increase of more than $8 million despite a down season in which he batted .243 with 24 homers and 86 RBIs. He made $5 million in 2016. FULL STORY

MLB Free Agency: Sluggers, closers dominate market

MLB Free Agency: Sluggers, closers dominate market

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November 07 The three premium closers on the market -- Aroldis Chapman, Kenley Jansen and Mark Melancon -- all could top the $11.5 million average annual value (AAV) that Chicago White Sox closer David Robertson received at this time last year, and at least FULL STORY

MLB Recaps: Giants beat Dodgers, earn NL wild card

MLB Recaps: Giants beat Dodgers, earn NL wild card

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October 02 Left-hander Matt Moore pitched eight innings of shutout ball and batterymate Buster Posey drove in three runs with three hits on Sunday as the San Francisco Giants competed a three-game sweep FULL STORY

Arrieta earns NL-high 16th win as Cubs down Padres

Arrieta earns NL-high 16th win as Cubs down Padres

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August 24 Jake Arrieta shut out the Padres on two hits over eight innings Tuesday and Kris Bryant and Addison Russell each hit their second homers in as many nights at Petco Park FULL STORY

MLB Recaps: Matz takes no-hit bid into 8th in Mets W

MLB Recaps: Matz takes no-hit bid into 8th in Mets W

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August 14 Steven Matz carried a no-hitter into the eighth inning and combined with two relievers on a four-hit performance as the New York Mets posted a 5-1 victory over the San Diego Padres on Sunday. FULL STORY

Mets snap slide with 11-inning victory

Mets snap slide with 11-inning victory

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August 13 Neil Walker raced home from third base on a grounder to second by Wilmer Flores in the 11th inning Saturday night to lift the New York Mets to a 3-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Citi Field. FULL STORY

Blue Jays to acquire Padres OF Upton

Blue Jays to acquire Padres OF Upton

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July 26 Toronto agreed to a trade for San Diego Padres outfielder Melvin Upton Jr., who would give the Blue Jays another big bat to squeeze into a crowded lineup. FULL STORY

 

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