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Sorry, home run haters: Old school baseball isn't coming back anytime soon

For those most aghast at the current state of baseball, those who bemoan every homer and roll their eyes at every strikeout (presuming they’re not busy yelling at a cloud), the 2018 Futures Game – easily overlooked by virtue of the fact that it remains indefensibly scheduled for the Sunday afternoon preceding the All-Star break – was a disquieting omen. ...

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Habs plan to trade Max Pacioretty as soon as possible: report

The Montreal Canadiens will not negotiate a contract extension with captain Max Pacioretty and now intend to trade him, according to a report from The Athletic on Tuesday. Citing an NHL source, the report says general manager Marc Bergevin told Pacioretty — who is entering the final year of his contract — there will be no contract negotiations and the ...

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Toronto Marlies will soon play their home games at Coca-Cola Coliseum

First, SkyDome became the Rogers Centre. Then the Air Canada Centre was renamed Scotiabank Arena. And now, the Toronto Marlies home rink, Ricoh Coliseum, will now be known as Coca-Cola Coliseum. You’ll forgive Toronto sports fans if they’re a bit confused. Maple Leafs Sports and Entertainment (MLSE) announced a new 10-year deal with Coca-Cola for the right to have its name and logo on the outside of ...

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Cora doesn't expect injured Pedroia to return anytime soon

It looks like the Boston Red Sox are going to continue to have to wait for the return of Dustin Pedroia. Red Sox manager Alex Cora said the 34-year-old second baseman, who has been struggling to return from inflammation in his surgically-repaired left knee, will head back to his home in Arizona to c… MLB | theScore

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5 second basemen who could be traded soon

While second base hasn’t dominated the rumor mill like some other spots on the diamond over the past month, the keystone has a number of productive options for contenders looking to shore up the position. Chances are, multiple second basemen will be moved before the July 31 non-waiver Trade Deadline, especially if Dustin Pedroia‘s balky leff knee continues to be ...

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