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7:40 PM ET ESPN Fantasy The New York Yankees were involved in the first major deal of the offseason, trading for Seattle Mariners left-handed pitcher James Paxton on Monday. Heading back to Seattle is top-rated Yankees prospect Justus Sheffield, another hard-throwing southpaw. What does the deal mean from a fantasy perspective? ESPN Fantasy’s Eric Karabell,
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6:15 PM ET The Mariners and Yankees completed a trade Monday that sends ace left-hander James Paxton to New York for three prospects, including top-rated lefty Justus Sheffield. The other two prospects going to Seattle are outfielder Dom Thompson-Williams and right-handed pitcher Erik Swanson. Paxton, 30, has spent his entire career with Seattle. He went
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5:06 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Toronto outfielder Griffin Conine, a son of former major league outfielder Jeff Conine, has been suspended for the first 50 games of next season under the minor league drug program for a positive test for the banned stimulant ritalinic acid. New York Yankees pitcher Daniel Marten was
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12:22 PM ET Associated Press NEW YORK — Career saves leader Mariano Rivera and late pitcher Roy Halladay are among 20 new candidates on the Hall of Fame ballot for the Baseball Writers’ Association of America, joined by 15 holdovers that includes Edgar Martinez. Left-hander Andy Pettitte and infielders Todd Helton, Michael Young and Miguel
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12:31 PM ET Associated Press CLEVELAND — The Indians will rock red jerseys next season for the first time since the 1970s. The team unveiled a new alternate home jersey on Monday. It’s a red top scripted with “Indians” on the front that Cleveland occasionally will wear for home games in 2019. The Indians last
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