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MLB Notes: Braves lose 13 players for illegal signings

MLB Notes: Braves lose 13 players for illegal signings

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November 21 MLB will also dock the Braves a third-round pick in the 2018 amateur draft after the team offered extra benefits to 41st overall pick Drew Waters last year. Waters, however, will be able to remain with Atlanta. FULL STORY

MLB Notebook: Altuve, Stanton named MVPs

MLB Notebook: Altuve, Stanton named MVPs

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November 16 Two weeks after helping the Houston Astros to their first World Series title, second baseman Jose Altuve was named American League MVP, the Baseball Writers Association of America announced Thursday. FULL STORY

MLB Notes: Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards

MLB Notes: Scherzer, Kluber win Cy Young Awards

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November 15 Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer earned his third Cy Young Award by beating out teammate Stephen Strasburg and Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw in the voting announced on Wednesday. FULL STORY

MLB Notebook: Molitor, Lovullo named top managers

MLB Notebook: Molitor, Lovullo named top managers

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November 14 Molitor, 61, orchestrated an impressive turnaround in Minnesota that saw the Twins jump from 59-103 and a fifth-place finish in the AL Central in 2016 to 85-77 and second in the division in 2017. FULL STORY

MLB Notes: Judge, Bellinger earn MLB ROY honors

MLB Notes: Judge, Bellinger earn MLB ROY honors

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November 13 The verdict was a unanimous one as New York Yankees slugger Aaron Judge was named the 2017 American League Rookie of the Year on Monday. FULL STORY

Braves tab Anthopoulos to run baseball operations

Braves tab Anthopoulos to run baseball operations

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November 13 The Atlanta Braves hired former Los Angeles Dodgers and Toronto Blue Jays executive Alex Anthopoulos as their executive vice president and general manager, the team announced Monday. FULL STORY

Gordon, Heyward, Arenado win 5th Gold Gloves

Gordon, Heyward, Arenado win 5th Gold Gloves

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November 07 Major League Baseball's awards season is about to get in full swing, and late Tuesday night, players from both leagues were recognized for defensive excellence as the Gold Glove winners were announced. FULL STORY

Cora introduced as Red Sox manager

Cora introduced as Red Sox manager

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November 06 Cora also became the first minority skipper for the Red Sox, who were the last Major League Baseball franchise to integrate. FULL STORY

MLB Notes: Cashman wanted 'fresh voice' for Yanks

MLB Notes: Cashman wanted 'fresh voice' for Yanks

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November 06 New York Yankees general manager Brian Cashman explained his reasoning for not retaining longtime manager Joe Girardi on Monday, saying it "was time for a new voice and fresh voice" in the team's youthful clubhouse. FULL STORY

Nine players on Modern Baseball Era HOF ballot

Nine players on Modern Baseball Era HOF ballot

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November 06 Also on the ballot are former pitchers Luis Tiant and Tommy John along with position players Steve Garvey, Don Mattingly, Dale Murphy, Dave Parker, Ted Simmons and Alan Trammell. FULL STORY

 

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