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MLB imposes stricter mound limits, defers on…

MLB imposes stricter limits on mound visits by players to speed play, but no pitch clocks

Moreland, Red Sox gird for Stanton, Judge…

The Red Sox say they're plenty ready for the challenge the power-packed New York Yankees will pose this season

AP source: JD Martinez, Red Sox agree to $110M, 5-year deal

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that slugger J.D. Martinez and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $110 million, five-year contract

AP source: Hosmer, Padres reach preliminary eight…

A person with direct knowledge of the deal says free agent first baseman Eric Hosmer has reached preliminary agreement on an eight-year contract with the San Diego Padres, pending a physical

Miami-Dade County sues seeking money from sale of…

Miami-Dade County is suing former Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria and the new ownership group led by Derek Jeter seeking money from the $1.2 billion sale of the team

Garcia aims to build on All-Star season for White Sox

Chicago White Sox right fielder Avisail Garcia had his long-awaited breakout season in 2017, making his first All-Star team and posting career highs in homers, RBIs and batting average

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Mets GM says, yes, he thinks Tim Tebow will play in majors

Tim Tebow has arrived at spring training for the New York Mets, and the attention has quickly turned to whether the quarterback who became an outfielder can reach the big leagues

Francona rejoins Indians in camp after death of his father

Indians manager Terry Francona has rejoined the team at spring training after the death of his father

Pirates' Diaz discusses mother's kidnapping ordeal

Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Elias Diaz says his mother is doing better after a harrowing kidnapping ordeal in Venezuela