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  1. Giancarlo Stanton has a new helmet. It’s pretty cool.

    Feb 26, 2015, 10:04 AM EST

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    The Marins are protecting their investment.

  2. For the 100th time, the Yankees are not for sale

    Feb 26, 2015, 9:37 AM EST

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    Even if Mike Lupica thinks they will be soon.

  3. If addiction is an illness — and it is — Josh Hamilton shouldn’t be suspended

    Feb 26, 2015, 8:29 AM EST

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    I am confident that Major League Baseball will help Josh Hamilton find the help he needs. I do hope, however, that whatever else they do to him does not contribute to the tendency to treat addicts as miscreants.

  4. Mark Ellis retires from baseball at age 37

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:05 PM EST

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    Mark Ellis told Susan Slusser of the San Francisco Chronicle late Wednesday evening that he is retiring from baseball after 12 major league seasons.

  5. Bryce Harper: “Where’s my ring?”

    Feb 25, 2015, 10:34 PM EST

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    Most people are high on the Nationals this season, but outfielder Bryce Harper might be the highest of all. Mark Zuckerman of CSNWashington.com spoke with Harper on Wednesday …

  6. Pirates open to massive extension for Andrew McCutchen

    Feb 25, 2015, 9:21 PM EST

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    Andrew McCutchen is currently under contract with the Pittsburgh Pirates through the 2018 season, but the club is already looking well into the future and they want to make sure the star outfielder remains a major part of it.

  7. Report: Josh Hamilton had a relapse this offseason that “involved at least cocaine”

    Feb 25, 2015, 8:08 PM EST

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    CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman is hearing from sources that Hamilton had a relapse “a couple months back” that “involved at least cocaine.” Heyman says Hamilton confessed to MLB officials that he used.

  8. Yankees don’t plan on having to pay A-Rod’s $30 million in home run milestone bonuses

    Feb 25, 2015, 7:25 PM EST

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    Alex Rodriguez is due $30 million in marketing bonuses from the Yankees for reaching certain milestone markers between career home runs 660 and 763 — 763 being the all-time home run record.

  9. Nick Markakis on O’s: “Don’t believe a word they say … It was all because of my neck”

    Feb 25, 2015, 6:13 PM EST

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    Markakis needed fusion surgery for a herniated disk in his neck two weeks after signing a four-year, $44 million free agent contract with the Braves. So of course the Orioles’ reluctance to sign him was about his neck.

  10. Mark Teixeira is in The Best Shape of His Life

    Feb 25, 2015, 4:48 PM EST

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    He credits a gluten-free, dairy-free diet and 13 pounds of added muscle.

  11. Angels “bracing for penalties” as Josh Hamilton meets with MLB about “disciplinary issue”

    Feb 25, 2015, 4:06 PM EST

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    General manager Jerry Dipoto would only confirm that Hamilton is in New York meeting with MLB officials, declining to offer any further details.

  12. Cliff Lee faces hitters for the first time since July

    Feb 25, 2015, 3:10 PM EST

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    He’s owed $25 million this season and $27.5 million or a $12 million buyout for 2016.

  13. Baseball is actually dying, you guys! In Cuba.

    Feb 25, 2015, 2:56 PM EST

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    Also: who is the Cuban Derek Jeter?

  14. You’ll be shocked to learn that David Ortiz thinks the new pace-of-play rules are “bulls**t”

    Feb 25, 2015, 12:32 PM EST

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    Specifically, the one about batters having to keep a foot in after each pitch.

  15. Some designated hitters are allowed to take grounders. Others aren’t.

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:54 AM EST

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    Either that or teams’ memo distribution system is horribly out of whack.

  16. Dodgers sign Chad Gaudin

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:21 AM EST

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    Los Angeles is stockpiling pitching depth.

  17. Of course you want to see Giancarlo Stanton in body paint

    Feb 25, 2015, 11:02 AM EST

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    From this week’s cover of Sports Illustrated

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