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Passan: Why Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens aren’t getting into the Hall of Fame

The slow, excruciating bleeding out of Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens' candidacies for the National Baseball Hall of Fame continued Tuesday. It is the personification of death by paper cut. For three more years, Bonds and Clemens will see...

Olney: Rivera personified grace. Inside lurked a monster competitor

In Mariano Rivera's playing days, he believed, as a general rule, that you shouldn't fraternize with opposing hitters. At All-Star Games, he was polite to his temporary teammates, especially the pitchers, but he wasn't really into hanging out with...

Rivera, Martinez, Halladay, Mussina make HOF

Closer Mariano Rivera, designated hitter Edgar Martinez and starting pitchers Roy Halladay and Mike Mussina will be the newest members of the Baseball Hall of Fame. Rivera became the first player to be unanimously voted into the Hall, appearing...

Mariano, Edgar, Doc & Moose: 2019 Hall of Famers by the numbers

Brian Garfinkel/Getty ImagesHall of Fame voters from among the members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America have spoken, electing four new members from the ballot, including Yankees closer Mariano Rivera, Mariners designated hitter Edgar Martinez, and rotation workhorses...

Markakis agrees to deal to re-sign with Braves

Free agent outfielder Nick Markakis agreed Tuesday to a one-year deal worth $6 million guaranteed with the Atlanta Braves, returning to the defending National League East champions after turning in his best season in nearly a decade.The 35-year-old Markakis...

Brewers’ Miller Park to take on new name in ’21

MILWAUKEE -- The home of the Milwaukee Brewers will be renamed when MillerCoors' naming rights expire following the 2020 season.MillerCoors said in a statement Tuesday that the rights to Miller Park will go to American Family Insurance beginning in...

Sources: Rangers to sign Cabrera to play 3B

Free agent infielder Asdrubal Cabrera and the Texas Rangers are in agreement on a one-year, $3.5 million deal, pending a physical, league sources tell ESPN.Cabrera can play all around the diamond and slot into a utility role if necessary,...

Bryce Harper to Rangers? Well, if Tony Romo says it’s so …

Bryce Harper is headed to Texas. At least if you believe Tony Romo.Editor's PicksChoose Your Own Adventure, Bryce Harper editionThe top outfielder on the free-agent market is set to make big bucks. We put you in Bryce Harper's shoes....

It’s OK to have mixed feelings about the Cubs right now

CHICAGO -- Talk to a Chicago Cubs fan these days and you're likely to find mixed emotions. That's been the theme of the offseason right up to, and through, this past weekend's annual winter fan convention.Mixed emotions. Conflicting thoughts....

Everything you need to know on Hall of Fame announcement day

The results of the second stage of the annual Hall of Fame voting process will be announced Tuesday evening with the Baseball Writers' Association selections, and we can safely say not to expect any stunning news along the lines...