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Brendan Smith showing why Rangers gave him a 4-year deal

RALEIGH, N.C. — Last Wednesday in Chicago, Brendan Smith spent a game wearing a suit for the sixth straight contest. One week later he was donning the Broadway Hat in the postgame locker room. Things have changed that quickly for Smith, a far better pl…

Brendan Smith showing why Rangers gave him a 4-year deal

RALEIGH, N.C. — Last Wednesday in Chicago, Brendan Smith spent a game wearing a suit for the sixth straight contest. One week later he was donning the Broadway Hat in the postgame locker room. Things have changed that quickly for Smith, a far better pl…

How heritage turkeys are changing Thanksgiving

(CNN)It’s the time of year when Grandma’s kitchen smells like pumpkin pie, golden leaves dance in the autumn breeze, and families are selecting the best turkeys for their Thanksgiving dinner tables. Rather, heritage turkeys would be more similar — and they are a niche market, much like heritage

Shohei Ohtani a Top Target for Seattle Mariners, GM Jerry Dipoto Says

Count the Seattle Mariners among the teams that will aggressively pursue two-way Japanese stud Shohei Ohtani once he’s posted next week.   On his podcast, The Wheelhouse with Jerry Dipoto, Seattle Mariners general manager Jerry Dipoto disclosed Wednesday the Mariners plan to make every effort to

PODCAST: How Scott Boras Wants To Incentivize MLB Owners

A group led by Bruce Sherman and Derek Jeter paid $1.2 billion for the Miami Marlins in September. But to finance the money-losing MLB team, the new owners are planning on slashing payroll and are already looking for new investors. Without a lot more c…

Surgery For Aaron Judge: Will He Be Ready For Spring Training?

On Monday, November 20, 2017, New York Yankee’s Aaron Judge, who was AL Rookie of the Year, runner-up in the AL MVP race, an All-star, and a Home Run Derby champ, underwent arthroscopic surgery on his left, non-throwing, shoulder in Los Angeles. “The shoulder had bothered him throughout the year

MLB free agency: Mets interested in Bryan Shaw, Joe Smith

The Mets have their eyes on two relievers, particularly Bryan Shaw and Joe Smith, as they explore the free agent market, sources told Mike Puma of the New York Post. Puma’s sources say the Mets ”are very interested in Shaw” and are “keeping tabs” on Smith. Puma also reports that the Mets are looking