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MLB owners take a look at issues involved with tanking

espn.go.com — 5:37 AM ET Buster OlneyESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" The question of whether some teams are intentionally building bad clubs in order to improve their standing in subsequent drafts -- tanking, to borrow the parlance of the National Basketball Association -- was raised at the most recent owners meetings, according to baseball sources.

Yoenis Cespedes, Mets discuss 3-year deal with opt-out after first ..

espn.go.com — 8:40 AM ET Buster OlneyESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" As part of their ongoing negotiations, Yoenis Cespedes and the New York Mets are discussing a three-year deal that would include an opt-out clause after the first season, sources told ESPN on Friday.

MLB can uphold Pete Rose ban -- but Hall of Fame doesn't have to

espn.go.com — Buster Olney, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" The fact that Pete Rose is not a Hall of Famer has not prevented him from camping out in Cooperstown during Hall of Fame induction week, donning his latest trademark and selling autographs.

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espn.go.com — Giants 31, Dolphins 24 (FINAL): In a game they needed to win to keep pace in the NFC East, the Giants leaned hard on their two offensive mainstays, and they delivered. Eli Manning was 27-for-31 for 337 yards and four touchdowns. Two of his touchdowns went to Odell Beckham Jr., who had seven catches for 166 yards.

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espn.go.com — From our great folks at ESPN Stats and Information: the Spurs now have the highest margin of victory in the NBA this season, surpassing the Warriors. Warriors have played one fewer game but SA's per game average is 13.2 while Golden State's is 13.1.

Sources: Giants, Johnny Cueto agree to 6-year, $130M deal

abcnews.go.com — The San Francisco Giants have reached an agreement on a six-year, $130 million deal with right-hander Johnny Cueto, sources told ESPN. The deal, which features an opt-out for the pitcher after the second year, is pending a physical, sources said.

Sources: Giants, Johnny Cueto reach agreement, pending physical

abcnews.go.com — The San Francisco Giants have reached an agreement on a six-year deal with right-hander Johnny Cueto, the top starter left on the MLB free agent market this winter, sources told ESPN. The deal is pending a physical, sources said. The Giants, who previously signed free agent ...

Sources: Giants, Johnny Cueto reach agreement, pending physical

espn.go.com — Close ESPN Senior Writer Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" Close ESPN Senior Writer ESPN.com senior writer Author of "License to Deal" Former Denver Post national baseball writer The San Francisco Giants have reached an agreement with right-hander Johnny Cueto, the top starter left on the MLB free agent market this winter, sources told ESPN.

Zobrist, Heyward signings underline Cubs' focus on winning now

espn.go.com — Buster Olney, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" The Chicago Cubs were second in the National League in runs scored after the All-Star break as Kris Bryant rebounded from a midseason slump, part of what seems like an inevitable climb into the upper echelon of power hitters.

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espn.go.com — Buster Olney, ESPN Senior Writer Close Senior writer ESPN Magazine/ESPN.com Analyst/reporter ESPN television Author of "The Last Night of the Yankee Dynasty" Over the past two seasons, fewer than a dozen players have hit more homers than Chris Carter, who had 61. He is 28 years old.
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@NEPhilliesPhan A review board built by the union/MLB, perhaps. And remember: It's the threat of a lifetime hammer that is potent.

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Very positive player response to 2-tier PED penalty system. es.pn/1NeAl2C a + test gets 80g.; if intent determined, lifetime ban.

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RT @JeffWilson_FWST: From the great Jim Reeves: Twenty-five years later, Nolan Ryan remembers his seventh no-hitter #Rangers star-telegram.com/sports/mlb/tex…XlD8zwp5

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Today's column: es.pn/1NeAl2C Players looking for solutions to PED problem; David Price draws a line. Plus news/notes/links.


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