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MLB rumors: Yankees facing new suitor in Bryce Harper sweepstakes

New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman is facing a new contender in the Bryce Harper sweepstakes, per Dan Bernstein of The Score in Chicago: .@dan_bernstein reporting that the Bryce Harper negotiations are picking up steam and that the Cubs are among the teams "in" on the free agent

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Texas Rangers winter league report

A look at the Texas Rangers' players participating in the Dominican Republic winter league: + OF Drew Robinson joined Gigantes del Cibao on Friday and went 3 for 8 with three strikeouts in his first two games. Robinson hit .183 with a .582 OPS and 57 strikeouts in 109 at-bats with the Rangers last

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Orioles reportedly likely to hire 'veteran manager'; here are 10 candidates for the job

The Baltimore Orioles hired a general manager this week, tabbing former Houston Astros executive Mike Elias as their new point man. Now the Orioles will need to fill the league's only remaining managerial vacancy.  That will happen in due time, of course, but don't expect the rookie Elias to

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Bill Fischer, pitching coach who helped Red Sox win pennant, dies at 88

When the Red Sox hired John McNamara as manager in 1985, he asked his former pitching coach in Cincinnati, Bill Fischer, to join him. “On the fundamentals of pitching, he's one of the best I've ever come across,” McNamara told the Globe a year later when the Red Sox were on their way to the American

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