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Markakis wants 'beating' for cheating Astros

Markakis wants 'beating' for cheating Astros

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February 18 Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis ratcheted up the aggressive criticism of the Houston Astros on Tuesday, calling for a "beating" for players cheating the game. FULL STORY

Astros, Altuve, Bregman 'sorry' for sign-stealing saga

Astros, Altuve, Bregman 'sorry' for sign-stealing saga

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February 13 Two of the Houston Astros' top hitters, third baseman Alex Bregman and second baseman Jose Altuve, issued apologies for their role in a sign-stealing plot that led to the dismissal of manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeffrey Luhnow. FULL STORY

Dodgers finalize deal with Red Sox for Betts, Price

Dodgers finalize deal with Red Sox for Betts, Price

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February 11 Outfielder Mookie Betts and left-hander David Price are finally heading to the Los Angeles Dodgers from the Boston Red Sox as part of a deal that was agreed upon Sunday. FULL STORY

Athletics RHP Mengden undergoes elbow surgery

Athletics RHP Mengden undergoes elbow surgery

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February 10 Oakland Athletics right-hander Daniel Mengden underwent arthroscopic surgery on his pitching elbow on Monday, the team announced. FULL STORY

Report: MLB eyes playoff expansion, new twists

Report: MLB eyes playoff expansion, new twists

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February 10 Major League Baseball is reportedly considering an expanded playoff scenario that includes more teams, a first-round bye and the ability of some teams to pick their opponents. FULL STORY

Angels confirm cancellation of trade

Angels confirm cancellation of trade

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February 10 The Los Angles Angels confirmed Monday that a pending trade -- presumably the acquisition of Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson and two others -- is off. FULL STORY

Padres acquire reliever Pagan in trade with Rays

Padres acquire reliever Pagan in trade with Rays

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February 10 The San Diego Padres strengthened their bullpen by acquiring reliever Emilio Pagan from the Tampa Bay Rays for two players Saturday night. FULL STORY

Twins, Tigers to play exhibition in Dominican Republic

Twins, Tigers to play exhibition in Dominican Republic

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February 05 The Minnesota Twins and Detroit Tigers will meet in the Dominican Republic on March 7 for a major league exhibition game, the first there in 20 years, MLB announced Wednesday. FULL STORY

Baker agrees to short-term deal to manage Astros

Baker agrees to short-term deal to manage Astros

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January 29 The Houston Astros will sign Dusty Baker to a one-year contract to manage the team, multiple outlets reported Wednesday. FULL STORY

Dodgers brand Astros cheats, don't want 2017 title

Dodgers brand Astros cheats, don't want 2017 title

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January 26 The Los Angeles Dodgers may consider the Houston Astros frauds and cheaters, but they want nothing to do with hanging a "fake banner" to represent a championship they did not win on the field. FULL STORY