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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

Giants add catcher Hundley to back up Posey

Giants add catcher Hundley to back up Posey

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January 24 The San Francisco Giants and catcher Nick Hundley agreed to a one-year, $2 million contract, the team announced on Tuesday. 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

Cubs stun Giants in 9th, advance to NLCS

Cubs stun Giants in 9th, advance to NLCS

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October 11 Javier Baez capped a four-run rally in the top of the ninth inning with a run-scoring single Tuesday night, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 6-5 victory over the San Francisco Giants and a 3-1 win FULL STORY