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5:32 PM ET LOS ANGELES — Starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu has accepted the Los Angeles Dodgers‘ qualifying offer, but starting catcher Yasmani Grandal has declined it. Ryu will return on a one-year, $17.9 million contract while Grandal will venture into the free-agent market, giving the Dodgers draft pick compensation. The Dodgers will likely seek a
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10:30 AM ET Associated Press TOKYO — Yadier Molina and J.T. Realmuto both homered Sunday to lead the MLB All-Stars to a 7-3 win over Japan for their first win of the six-game exhibition series. Realmuto hit a solo homer to right in the fourth at Tokyo Dome and Mitch Haniger scored on a throwing
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10:15 PM ET Justin Verlander‘s offseason is off to a good start. The Houston Astros ace and supermodel wife Kate Upton welcomed a baby daughter, Genevieve Upton Verlander, to the world earlier this week, the couple announced Saturday. Upton announced the pregnancy on Instagram in July, with a picture of her in a red, high-waisted
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7:59 PM ET Boston Red Sox television analyst Jerry Remy tweeted Friday that he is currently cancer-free after being diagnosed with the disease again in August. “Friday was a very good day for me,” Remy, the former Red Sox second baseman, wrote. “Had my first scan since going through treatments. Highly successful. Cancer free for
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6:52 PM ET Joe Mauer, the 2009 American League MVP who has spent all 15 seasons of his major league career with the Minnesota Twins, announced his retirement Friday. Mauer made his announcement in a letter to fans that was released by the Twins. The Minneapolis Star-Tribune also reported Mauer bought a full-page advertisement for
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5:16 PM ET ESPN News Services NEW YORK — J.P. Ricciardi is leaving the New York Mets after eight seasons. The Mets announced his decision Friday, a day after the end of the annual general managers’ meetings and 11 days after hiring Brodie Van Wagenen to succeed Sandy Alderson as general manager. Ricciardi was hired
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