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Prospect Bobby Witt Jr. Aims to Follow Father’s Footsteps as First Round Pick, Underwhelming Major League Player

by Alex Poletti

With the Major League Baseball draft just weeks away, eyes have turned to the young prospects that may be taken with the first overall pick, such as Texas prep shortstop Bobby Witt Jr., who hopes to blossom into a player like his father, Rangers pitcher Bobby Witt, a below average player.

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With Bartolo Colon Still Unsigned, MLB Considers Calling It Quits

by Alex Poletti

Though the 2019 season has been filled with excitement, from hot starts from Cody Bellinger and Christian Yelich to surprise first place teams like the Rays and Twins, one thing remains missing from Major League Baseball this year: Big Sexy.

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MLB Says Mike Fiers No-Hitter Doesn’t Count Because It Came Against Reds

by Alex Poletti

In an official statement from the Commissioner’s Office early Wednesday morning, Major League Baseball nullified Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers’ no-hitter, the second of his career, because it came against the Cincinnati Reds.

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Blue Jays Retire Vladimir Guerrero Jr. Jersey Before First MLB At-Bat

by Alex Poletti

After a year of hype, the Toronto Blue Jays made a day of their top prospect’s debut, as they decided to retire Vladimir Guerrero Jr.’s number 27 jersey before his first at-bat at the major league level on Friday.

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New Rule Allows Giants Players to Bring Oxygen Tanks on Field

by Alex Poletti

After a lengthy legal battle, Major League Baseball has officially announced that players from the San Francisco Giants’ aging core can bring their oxygen tanks onto the field when they play, according to a joint statement between the team and the league.

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