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Justin Verlander beats out Gerrit Cole for AL Cy Young Award

Justin Verlander has a second AL Cy Young Award — and a clear path paved toward Cooperstown.Verlander beat out teammate Gerrit Cole, a...
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Brodie Van Wagenen hints at risky Mets’ bullpen plan

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — There is a good chance next season’s Mets closer is already on the roster, but don’t ask general manager Brodie...

Miguel Andujar, Amed Rosario going all out to fix defensive weakness

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Miguel Andujar and Amed Rosario took part in an intensive, three-day clinic last week in Tampa designed to focus on...

Why Astros could face harsher penalty amid cheating scandal

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — What did the Astros know, and when did they steal it?That question could guide Major League Baseball’s investigation into the...

Mets’ Jacob deGrom wins second straight NL Cy Young

Jacob deGrom has secured his second straight NL Cy Young award.The Mets ace beat out Hyun-Jin Ryu of the Dodgers and Max Scherzer...

Scott Boras: Why the Yankees absolutely need Gerrit Cole

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Scott Boras, not quite buying what the Yankees are selling, thinks he has just the potion to cure the jewel...

Mets legend Mike Piazza to manage Italy’s national team

Hall of Fame catcher and Mets legend Mike Piazza has agreed to become manager of Italy’s national baseball team. The 51-year-old Piazza, who...

Red Sox’s Carson Smith adds new twist to Astros accusations: ‘Extreme measures’

The Astros weren’t just using a camera in center field to electronically gain an advantage on opponents. Their bullpen catcher was helping, too,...

Mets bringing back Chili Davis as hitting coach

Chili Davis is staying with the Mets. Despite interest from the rival Phillies, the Mets have brought Davis back as the team’s hitting...

Red Sox’s Chaim Bloom: Dustin Pedroia looking to play next season

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. — Dustin Pedroia is hoping to return to the Boston Red Sox next year after playing in just nine games during...