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Mariners’ Jerry Dipoto explains their offseason direction and expectations

On the weekly Jerry Dipoto Show, the Mariners president of baseball operations admitted Thursday that the MLB winter meetings were unlike any other he had attended. Mariners Moves: Rule 5 Draft additions, losses; Casey Sadler returns Not because of the over $875 million in combined contracts handed out by franchises to six players, but rather …

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Jacob deGrom Goal for Texas Rangers: ‘World Series’

New Texas Rangers starter Jacob deGrom wasn’t shy about his expectations in his first press conference since signing a free-agent contract last week. The former New York Mets starter — considered the top free-agent pitcher on the market this offseason — is a two-time Cy Young winner who has battled injuries the past two seasons. …

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Snyder had roles in ‘toxic’ Commanders culture

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Commanders created a “toxic work culture” for more than two decades, “ignoring and downplaying sexual misconduct” by men at the top levels of the organization, according to a report published Thursday by the US House Committee on Oversight and Reform. Commanders owner Dan Snyder was involved in the misconduct, according …

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MLB honors White Sox with 2022 Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence

MLB honors White Sox with 2022 Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence originally appeared on NBC Sports Chicago The Chicago White Sox were honored on Wednesday for their work off the diamond. The organization was awarded the 2022 Allan H. Selig Award for Philanthropic Excellence at Major League Baseball’s Winter Meetings. It earned the honor for …

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Dodgers on this day: Roy Campanella edges out Duke Snider to win NL MVP

Sixty-seven years ago, the Brooklyn Dodgers were flying high having just won the World Series for the first time in franchise history, finally removing the Yankees-sized monkey off their backs. A little more than two months after the on-field triumph, catcher Roy Campanella won his third National League Most Valuable Player award, narrowly defeating teammate …

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Alex Laughlin announced as new driver of the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car

Alex Laughlin has been named the new driver of the Jim Dunn Racing Funny Car for 2023. Team Manager Jon Dunn made the announcement at this year’s Performance Racing Industry show in Indianapolis. Laughlin, who has succeeded at every level in which he has competed in drag racing, will bring a wealth of talent and …

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