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Giants to exclude Aubrey Huff from 2010 World Series reunion, citing ‘unacceptable’ tweets

The San Francisco Giants said on Monday that they won't invite Aubrey Huff to a reunion of the 2010 World Series-winning team later this summer because of "unacceptable" comments made by Huff on social media."Earlier this month, we reached...

Utilityman Brock Holt reaches deal with Brewers, source says

Utilityman Brock Holt has agreed to a deal with the Milwaukee Brewers, a source confirmed to ESPN's Jeff Passan.The Athletic first reported the news.Holt, a versatile four-position player, spent seven years with the Boston Red Sox, becoming a fan...

Disciplining Astros not as easy for MLB as Altuve revealing a tattoo

9:42 PM ETJeff PassanESPN CloseESPN MLB insiderAuthor of "The Arm: Inside the Billion-Dollar Mystery of the Most Valuable Commodity in Sports"WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. -- This being Florida, and Florida being the cradle of American absurdity, the sight of...

Rangers SS Elvis Andrus takes aging distinctions into 12th season

SURPRISE, Ariz. -- Elvis Andrus has a few aging distinctions going into his 12th major league season.The only player left in the Texas Rangers clubhouse to wear that uniform in a World Series, the 31-year-old shortstop is the club's...

Sportsbooks expect Astros hitters to be targeted often this season

Oddsmakers think Houston Astros batters could be sore this season.On Monday, sportsbook William Hill set the over/under on number of Astros batters to get plunked this season at 83.5.In the past five seasons, only nine teams have been hit...

‘I wanna win’ in Cleveland

GOODYEAR, Ariz. -- After an entire offseason of rumors about a potential trade, and constant speculation that his team ultimately will not be able to afford him, Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor wanted to make one thing clear after...

Astros’ Francis Martes suspended for season for 2nd positive PED test

Right-handed pitcher Francis Martes received a 162-game suspension from Major League Baseball on Monday for testing positive for a performance-enhancing substance for the second time.Martes, who is on the Houston Astros' 40-man major league roster but hasn't pitched in...

Angels owner Arte Moreno nixed deal with Dodgers for Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling

TEMPE, Ariz. -- Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno acknowledges he scrapped the proposed trade that would have landed Joc Pederson and Ross Stripling from the Dodgers.Moreno also says the Angels can make an even bigger trade for an...

Phillies’ Andrew McCutchen upbeat about recovery from knee injury

CLEARWATER, Fla. -- Andrew McCutchen can speak firsthand about modern medical advancements.He tore his ACL last year -- and it wasn't the first time."I had an ACL injury when I was in high school, so to kind of compare...

Mets’ Yoenis Cespedes gives media silent treatment at spring training

PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. -- Yoenis Cespedes arrived at spring training and was as silent as his bat has been for most of the past two seasons.The New York Mets outfielder stepped back toward his locker as the media...

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QB Notes: What is likely to be Lamar Jackson’s final start of the regular season will come against a Browns team that held him...