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Joan Steinbrenner, Yankees Vice-Chairwoman and Owner’s Widow, Dies at 83

Joan Steinbrenner, a philanthropist and vice-chairwoman of the Yankees and the widow of George Steinbrenner, who had a tumultuous but hugely successful run as the team’s principal owner and chairman, died on Tuesday at her home in Tampa, Fla....

Carlos Santana and Edwin Encarnacion Involved in Three-Team Trade

Santana, 32, known for his power and his ability to draw walks, had not been with Seattle long, as he was traded from Philadelphia to the rebuilding Mariners this month in a trade that included the All-Star shortstop Jean...

Mets Re-Sign Reliever Jeurys Familia

LAS VEGAS — The revamped New York Mets bullpen is set to include a very familiar face — the longtime reliever Jeurys Familia.Familia reached a free-agent deal with the team that traded him away last summer. He agreed to...

In Off-Season of Restraint, Yankees Close In on J.A. Happ

LAS VEGAS — The last time the Yankees had to stew on the Boston Red Sox winning the World Series, they reacted by going on a free-agent bender — shelling out a total of $458 million for Masahiro Tanaka,...

On Baseball: In the N.L. East, Slow Rebuilds Are Not in Vogue

Of the five teams in the division, only Miami is taking a pass on 2019, and beyond. Everyone else is trying to win now and it’s refreshing to see. Source link

For Brodie Van Wagenen, Everything Is on the Table in Vegas

LAS VEGAS — The Mets may have faded from relevance after a hot start last season, but the arrival of the off-season has placed them in the middle of the major-league rumor mill — especially at the annual Winter...

Brian Cashman Says Yankees Want No Part of the Bryce Harper Sweepstakes

LAS VEGAS — As Yankees General Manager Brian Cashman continued to kick the tires on free agents and trade proposals that might bring him a coveted starting pitcher, an injury replacement for shortstop Didi Gregorius and some bullpen fortifications,...

Harold Baines and the Election That Could Change Cooperstown

“When you see Harold, I think he played 22 years and you end up with a pile of numbers that grow and grow,” he said. “I think Harold had 2,800 hits. I get 21-something, I do it in 12...

Lee Smith and Harold Baines Tapped for Hall of Fame

It has become harder in recent seasons for relief pitchers to be elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame, and designated hitters have historically had an extremely high bar to clear. But Cooperstown opened its doors to both on...

You Again? Yankees Open Exhibition Schedule Against the Champion Red Sox

If the Yankees are spending the winter trying to forget how their 2018 season ended — watching the rival Boston Red Sox celebrate not once, but twice, at Yankee Stadium — it won’t get any easier when they start...

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Justin Layne of Michigan State Spartans declares for NFL draft

Michigan State cornerback Justin Layne will forgo his senior season and enter the NFL draft.Layne announced his decision in a tweet Friday, thanking coach...