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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.

‘We cannot take back what happened’: Astros apologize for sign-stealing cheating scheme

Thursday, February 13th, 2020
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Houston Astros players Alex Bregman and Jose Altuve said Thursday the team is sorry for its sign-stealing scheme that was investigated and punished by Major League Baseball.

Fiers, Astros sign-stealing whistleblower, focused on beach runs and ocean swims

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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In the ocean off the Florida coast, Mike Fiers found a way to get his mind off everything this winter for a couple of hours at a time and prepare for another baseball season.

Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire busted for exposing himself

Wednesday, February 12th, 2020
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Toronto Blue Jays catcher Reese McGuire is facing a misdemeanour exposure charge after an incident last week in Dunedin, Fla., and a court date has been scheduled for next month, authorities said.

Boston Red Sox promote Ron Roenicke to interim manager

Tuesday, February 11th, 2020
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The Boston Red Sox promoted bench coach Ron Roenicke to manager Tuesday, hiring him to replace Alex Cora on the day the team's pitchers and catchers reported for the start of spring training.

MLB considering playoff expansion where top seeds pick initial opponent: reports

Monday, February 10th, 2020
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Major League Baseball is considering expanding the playoffs to nearly half the 30 teams and allowing higher-seeded wild-card teams to choose opponents.