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Shohei Ohtani homers in Dodgers spring training debut, because of course

The first of what figures to be many.

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MLB rumor roundup: Yankees still talking to top free-agent arm

Blake Snell to New York still doesn’t seem very likely, but as his free agency drags on, Brian Cashman hasn’t ruled it out.

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Report: Cardinals set to sign former Giants shortstop Brandon Crawford

The 37-year-old veteran will serve as backup to 21-year-old top prospect Masyn Winn.

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Twins acquire outfielder Manuel Margot from Dodgers in three-player deal

Minnesota gets some needed Byron Buxton insurance, Los Angeles gets out from under Margot’s $12 million salary for 2024.

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Did Scott Boras blink? What Cody Bellinger’s Cubs deal means for the rest of the market

Bellinger took a short-term deal to head back to Chicago, but will the rest of the top Scott Boras clients follow suit?

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When will Shohei Ohtani make spring training debut for Dodgers?

Los Angeles has finally set a date for its $700 million man to see game action in Arizona.

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MLB Injury Report, Feb. 26: Top Rangers rookie dodges major scare

We’ve got all your injury news and notes from the weekend that was across spring training.

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Fantasy Baseball Picks: Top DraftKings MLB DFS Plays for 2024 MLB Season

Garion Thorne and Nick Friar give their favorite DraftKings plays on The Sweat for the 2024 MLB season.

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Grading every free-agent signing of the 2023-24 MLB offseason

All winter long, we’ll be breaking down the biggest free-agent signings around the Majors.

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MLB free agent tracker: Cody Bellinger back with Cubs on three-year deal

All winter long, we’ll be keeping track of which stars are going where.

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What the Cubs’ lineup looks like after re-signing Cody Bellinger

With Bellinger’s long free-agent standoff finally over, we go over the Cubs’ projected lineup as things stand entering 2024.

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Cubs re-signing OF Cody Bellinger to three-year, $80 million deal

The free-agent outfielder has signed a three-year contract with the Cubs. We break down what it means for his fantasy baseball outlook and Chicago’s betting futures.

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MLB Best Bets: Top DraftKings MLB bets for the 2024 season

Garion Thorne and Nick Friar join The Sweat to give their favorite DraftKings bets for the 2024 MLB season.

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Saga involving new MLB uniforms reaches hilarious, sad new low

Jessica Smetana discusses the latest lowlight for Nike’s new MLB uniforms with Mike Golic Jr. and Mike Golic Sr.

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Dodgers offense goes absolutely nuts in first inning of first spring training game

That’s one way to cap off your billion-dollar offseason.

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One key player on each team to watch during spring training: NL West

With camps getting rolling in Florida and Arizona, we’re taking a look at the most important players to monitor on each team — continuing with the NL West.

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One key player on each team to watch during spring training: NL Central

With camps getting rolling in Florida and Arizona, we’re taking a look at the most important players to monitor on each team — continuing with the NL Central.

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One key player on each team to watch during spring training: NL East

With camps getting rolling in Florida and Arizona, we’re taking a look at the most important players to monitor on each team — continuing with the NL East.

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Tigers’ Gio Urshela is another step on the path toward AL Central dark horse status

The veteran infielder is exactly what Detroit needs as they look to make a surprise run in the AL Central.

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Report: Pirates sign Mitch Keller to five-year contract extension worth $77 million

The former top prospect finally made good on his potential in 2023, and Pittsburgh has rewarded him for it as they look to finally put a contending team on the field.

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Marlins signing infielder Tim Anderson to one-year, $5 million deal

The long-time White Sox shortstop is looking to bounce back from a catastrophic 2023 season.

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What does the Mets’ rotation look like after Kodai Senga injury?

The righty is expected to start the season on the injured list with a shoulder strain.

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Kodai Senga diagnosed with shoulder strain, expected to begin season on IL

The righty figured to anchor the Mets’ rotation after a very promising rookie season in 2023.

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One key player on each team to watch during spring training: AL West

With camps getting rolling in Florida and Arizona, we’re taking a look at the most important players to monitor on each team — continuing with the AL Central.

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One key player on each team to watch during spring training: AL Central

With camps getting rolling in Florida and Arizona, we’re taking a look at the most important players to monitor on each team — continuing with the AL Central.

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One key player on each team to watch during spring training: AL East

With camps getting rolling in Florida and Arizona, we’re taking a look at the most important players to monitor on each team — starting with the AL East.

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Long-time first baseman Eric Hosmer retires after 13 MLB seasons

The 34-year-old is a former Gold Glove winner and helped lead the Royals to a World Series title in 2015.

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MLB rumor roundup: Updates on Red Sox, Yankees extension talks

Spring training has begun, but that doesn’t mean the Hot Stove is cooling off just yet. We’ve got all the latest rumors from around the Majors on Wednesday, including the Red Sox’ extension talks with Brayan Bello.

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Yoshinobu Yamamoto, Tyler Glasnow expected to start for Dodgers in Seoul Series

L.A. will kick off the regular season with its two big pitching acquisitions on the mound.

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Should fans have a problem with Anthony Rendon saying baseball is not a priority?

Mike Golic Jr. and Mike Golic Sr. discuss all the notable comments coming out of Angels camp.

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Rafael Devers calls out Red Sox after quiet offseason: ‘Everybody knows what we need’

Devers joins a growing list of current and former Sox who’ve made their discontent with Boston’s front office known in recent days.

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Report: Hyun-Jin Ryu opts for return to Korea after mulling MLB offers

The veteran lefty is returning to the Hanwha Eagles in a deal that will make him the KBO’s highest-paid player.

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Anthony Rendon says baseball is not a ‘top priority’ ahead of 2024 season

Rendon played just 43 games last season, his third in a row cut short due to injury.

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Shohei Ohtani to miss first Dodgers spring training game, still on track for Opening Day

Unsurprisingly, L.A. is taking it slow with its $700 million man as he recovers from elbow surgery.

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Report: Yankees have offer on the table for Blake Snell

A decision could be looming for the reigning NL Cy Young winner with spring training already underway.

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Brewers keep their offseason balancing act going by re-signing Brandon Woodruff

The righty underwent shoulder surgery in October and was non-tendered in December.