Pablo Sandoval and His $17 Million Will Ride the Bench

Red Sox manager John Farrell has announced that 2-time All-Star third-baseman Pablo Sandoval will begin the season on the Red Sox bench. Travis Shaw will begin the season at the hot corner.

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Spring Training Standouts: AL Central


With less than a week away from Opening Day of the 2016 season, it’s time to look at who’s performing in the preseason. Spring Training results aren’t entirely indicative of regular season results, but it does feel good when you know your players are producing very well as we get closer to the start of the season. The first division we’ll look at is the AL Central!

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A-Rod Will Retire After ’17


Whether you like it or not, you can’t argue that Alex Rodriguez is definitely a symbol of the game of baseball, whether you believe that is negative due to PEDs or positive due to his illustrious career. Alex Rodriguez announced Wednesday afternoon that he will play out the rest of his 10-year $275 million contract with the New York Yankees and then retire, which would be after next season, following the footsteps of fellow longtime Yankees Derek Jeter, Jorge Posada, Andy Pettite, and Mariano Rivera.

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Rays Defeat Cuba in Historic Event

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US President Barack Obama speaks next to Cuban President Raul Castro during a Major League baseball exhibition game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Cuban national team at the Latinoamericano stadium in Havana on March 22, 2016. 

For the first time in nearly 20 years, an American professional major league baseball team visited the Caribbean island of Cuba in a truly historic event yesterday. The Tampa Bay Rays were invited to play against the Cuban team, which the Rays defeated 4-1 at the end of the game. But at the end of the day, the score didn’t really matter as this was truly a step forward in politics between the United States and Cuba as well as controversial topics such as high Cuban defection to the United States to play in the MLB.

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