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Rosenthal: Freddie Freeman’s lingering free agency saga is rife with tears, anger and blame

Rosenthal: Freddie Freeman’s lingering free agency saga is rife with tears, anger and blame

We’re all suckers for it. The departed free agent returns to where he started. Fans shower him with affection. Tears are shed, hugs exchanged. The passage of time makes the bittersweet moment less bitter, more sweet. That’s what you thought you were seeing when Freddie Freeman returned last weekend to Atlanta, right? Well, we know …

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MLB picks: Sizing up Rookie of the Year races as baseball season nears midpoint

MLB picks: Sizing up Rookie of the Year races as baseball season nears midpoint

Throughout the season I’ll do periodic looks for the major awards. I’ve already taken a look multiple times at both MVP and Cy Young odds for each league. Now it’s time to give the kids their due. Let’s take a look at the current Rookie of the Year odds in each league.  National League He’s …

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Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

Senate asks legality of MLB antitrust exemption

The Senate Judiciary Committee is questioning the legality of Major League Baseball’s antitrust exemption, releasing a letter on Tuesday addressed to Advocates for Minor Leaguers asking about its effect on the lives of players. The letter is a bipartisan effort led by Senators Dick Durbin (D-Illinois), Chuck Grassley (R-Iowa), Richard Blumenthal (D-Connecticut) and Mike Lee …

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2 immaculate innings thrown in 1 game for first time

2 immaculate innings thrown in 1 game for first time

Luis Garcia Phil Maton throw immaculate innings for Astros \n”,”providerName”:”Twitter”,”providerUrl”:”https://twitter.com”,”type”:”rich”,”width”:550,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”luis-garcia-phil-maton-throw-immaculate-innings-for-astros\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4″:{“data”:{“type”:”id”,”generated”:true,”id”:”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”luis-garcia-phil-maton-throw-immaculate-innings-for-astros\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.4.data”,”typename”:”ExternalEmbedContent”},”type”:”oembed”,”__typename”:”ExternalEmbed”},”$ROOT_QUERY.getForgeContentBySlug({\”locale\”:\”en-us\”,\”slug\”:\”luis-garcia-phil-maton-throw-immaculate-innings-for-astros\”,\”type\”:\”story\”}).parts.5″:{“content”:”The Astros have had nine immaculate innings in franchise history (and 13 no-hitters):\n\nPhil Maton, June 15, 2022, at TEX\n\nLuis Garcia, June 15, 2022, at TEX\n\nWill Harris, Sept. 27, 2019, at LAA\n\nBrandon Backe, April 15, 2004, vs. MIL\n\nShane Reynolds, July 15, 1999, vs. DET\n\nRandy Johnson, Sept. 2, …

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