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Aaron Judge ominously coy about his Yankees future at All-Star Game

Aaron Judge ominously coy about his Yankees future at All-Star Game

Aaron Judge raised more questions than answers when responding to an inquiry about his murky future with the Yankees. Hours before taking the field at the 2022 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium on Sunday, Judge was pressed in an on-field interview by ESPN’s Marly Rivera on his remaining time in New York and impending tough …

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Rob Manfred adamant MLB has 'made real strides in the past few years' in paying minor leaguers

Rob Manfred adamant MLB has ‘made real strides in the past few years’ in paying minor leaguers

4:49 PM ET Jeff PassanESPN Close ESPN MLB insiderAuthor of “The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports” LOS ANGELES — Major League Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred said Tuesday he “rejects[s] the premise” that minor league players are not paid a living wage, prompting a barrage of criticism a day …

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Jonathan Papelbon trolls ESPN over Derek Jeter docuseries

Jonathan Papelbon trolls ESPN over Derek Jeter docuseries

ESPN’s seven-part docuseries, “The Captain,” premiered Monday night, and Jonathan Papelbon has already had enough. The controversial former Red Sox closer took to Twitter to suggest the creation of a new docuseries, one that would feature a different captain: former Red Sox catcher Jason Varitek. “Hey ESPN when y’all are ready to do a documentary …

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2022 MLB All-Star Game - How each Home Run Derby slugger picked his pitcher

2022 MLB All-Star Game – How each Home Run Derby slugger picked his pitcher

Corey Seager called his father Thursday to ask Jeff Seager how long it has been since he’s thrown batting practice. It might have seemed an odd question, but there was a very special reason behind it: Corey wanted his dad to pitch to him in the Home Run Derby. Jeff Seager did not immediately say …

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Boston Red Sox's Chris Sale exits in first inning after comebacker hits throwing hand

Boston Red Sox’s Chris Sale exits in first inning after comebacker hits throwing hand

Boston Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale left Sunday’s game against the New York Yankees after he was hit on the hand by a comebacker in the first inning. With two outs, Aaron Hicks hits a 106.6 mph line drive off Sale’s left hand. The ball deflected into center field as Gleyber Torres scored to give …

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Juan Soto rejects $440 million offer;  Nationals will entertain trade proposals: Sources

Juan Soto rejects $440 million offer; Nationals will entertain trade proposals: Sources

Juan Soto is available. The All-Star outfielder recently turned down an offer from the Washington Nationals that would have made him the highest-paid player in baseball history, and the team now plans to entertain trade offers for him, a seismic development leading to the Aug. 2 deadlines. Soto, 23, rejected a 15-year, $440 million offer, …

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