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Astros’ Jose Altuve nicked by pitch, stars booed in spring training game

Monday, February 24th, 2020
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Jose Altuve was loudly booed when he was introduced for his spring training debut, cheered when he struck out and called a cheater by several fans.

David Ortiz says Mike Fiers looks ‘like a snitch’ for revealing Astros’ sign-stealing

Thursday, February 20th, 2020
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Retired Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz said that Astros pitcher Mike Fiers was "looking like a snitch" for disclosing the team's cheating scandal only after he had left the team.

Braves’ Nick Markakis: Everyone on cheating Astros ‘deserves a beating’

Tuesday, February 18th, 2020
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As the Atlanta Braves began their first full-squad workout in Florida on Tuesday, veteran outfielder Nick Markakis became the latest major leaguer to take aim at the Houston Astros in the wake of their sign-stealing scandal.

Alex Anthopoulos gets contract extension to remain as Braves GM

Monday, February 17th, 2020
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The Atlanta Braves extended the contracts of manager Brian Snitker and general manager Alex Anthopoulos on Monday.

Blue Jays legend Tony Fernandez dies at 57 from stroke, kidney complications

Sunday, February 16th, 2020
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Former Blue Jays star shortstop Tony Fernandez, who won a World Series with Toronto in 1993 and four consecutive Gold Glove in the 1980s, has died at age 57 from a stroke and complications from a kidney disease.

Blue Jays’ Bo Bichette thinks Astros players should pay for sign stealing

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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Montreal businessman confident group will become Rays minority shareholder: report

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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A Montreal group headed by Stephen Bronfman reportedly is close to becoming minority shareholders in the Tampa Bay Rays. "The negotiations are very advanced," he tells Le Journal de Montréal. The Expos left Montreal after the 2004 season for Washington.

Ex-Blue Jay Kevin Pillar joins Red Sox on 1-year deal

Saturday, February 15th, 2020
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The Boston Red Sox agreed to a one-year deal with veteran outfielder Kevin Pillar, the team confirmed Friday evening. Pillar, 31, started last season with the Blue Jays and was acquired by San Francisco in a four-player trade in early April.

Blue Jays’ Yamaguchi feeling like a rookie in 1st major league spring training

Friday, February 14th, 2020
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Shun Yamaguchi is feeling like a rookie again as he begins his first spring training in the major leagues.

Blue Jays’ left-hander Borucki experiencing elbow tightness

Friday, February 14th, 2020
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The Toronto Blue Jays are being cautious with Ryan Borucki to start spring training after the left-hander complained of elbow tightness in his throwing arm earlier this week.