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MLB Stars Hammer Manfred Over ‘Piece of Metal’ Trophy Crack

WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. — Players who have won a World Series — and those who have come up short — seethed Monday at Commissioner Rob Manfred's reference to the sport's championship trophy as merely a "piece of metal," saying that comment reflected a disconnect ...
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Max Muncy, Dodgers Agree to $26 Million, 3-Year Contract

LOS ANGELES — Infielder Max Muncy and the Los Angeles Dodgers agreed to a $26 million, three-year contract Thursday and avoided salary arbitration. Muncy gets a $4.5 million signing bonus, payable within 30 days of the deal's approval by Major League Baseba...
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Hinch, Luhnow Fired for Astros’ Sign Stealing

HOUSTON — Astros manager AJ Hinch and general manager Jeff Luhnow were fired Monday after the pair were suspended by Major League Baseball for the team's use of electronics for sign-stealing during Houston's run to the 2017 World Series title and again in the ...
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Buehler, Muncy Lead Dodgers Past Nats 6-0 in NLDS Opener

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers overpowered the Nationals on the mound and at the plate, extending the dominance that led to a franchise-record 106 victories in the regular season right on into the playoffs. Walker Buehler allowed one hit over six innings, Max Mu...