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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

Wieters joins Nationals on two-year, $21 million deal

Wieters joins Nationals on two-year, $21 million deal

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February 21 The four-time All-Star will earn $10 million in the 2017 season and $11 million in 2018, according to ESPN's Jim Bowden. The deal reportedly includes an opt-out clause after one season. 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

Nationals retain INF Drew

Nationals retain INF Drew

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January 26 Washington Nationals versatile infielder Stephen Drew agreed to a one-year contract, the team announced on Thursday. FULL STORY

Nationals acquire Eaton from White Sox

Nationals acquire Eaton from White Sox

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December 07 One day after trading pitcher Chris Sale to the Boston Red Sox for a strong group of prospects, the White Sox dealt big league outfielder Adam Eaton, 28, to the Washington Nationals late Wednesday afternoon for young pitchers Lucas Giolito, FULL STORY