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Retired players to honor Negro Leagues with Hall of Fame East-West Classic in May

Ken Griffey Jr. and Ozzie Smith have agreed to manage or coach in the game that will be played in conjunction with the opening of the Hall’s “Souls of the Game: Voices of Black Baseball” exhibit.

Red Sox

Red Sox trade Alex Verdugo to Yankees for three pitching prospects

Verdugo, who was acquired from the Dodgers in the Mookie Betts trade, spent four seasons with the Red Sox.

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Again at a crossroads, the direction in which Alex Cora takes Red Sox could decide his future

Alex Cora doesn’t have a contract beyond next season and that’s probably how it should be, right? Consecutive last-place finishes in the AL East don’t buy a lot of job security.

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Manager Alex Cora has been keeping tabs on Red Sox, and says Trevor Story is healthy

When Story returned from elbow surgery in August, he immediately proved he could handle shortstop, but he struggled at the plate.


Once again, Angels say they won’t trade three-time AL MVP Mike Trout

General manager Perry Minasian responded to the annual questions about Trout’s future with the underachieving Angels by providing the same answer he has given in past years.


Guardians beat the odds to win draft lottery; will have top pick for first time

Based on lottery odds, Cleveland jumped all the way up from the No. 9 slot, while Cincinnati moved from 13th to second.

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Dodgers manager Dave Roberts says team met with Shohei Ohtani at Dodger Stadium

Roberts revealed at baseball's Winter Meetings that discussions with the coveted free agent took place a few days ago and last 2-3 hours.

Minor League Baseball

New owners of Worcester Red Sox to keep team leadership in place following sale

Diamond Baseball Holdings officially announced Tuesday it would acquire “the majority of the shares of the Worcester Red Sox,” and that the team would remain a Red Sox affiliate.