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Rafael Palmeiro, who is 53 and last played in 2005, said he is thinking about trying to make a comeback. Palmeiro told The Athletic, “there’s no doubt in my mind I can do it.” A four-time All-Star first baseman, Palmeiro played for the Chicago Cubs, Texas Rangers and Baltimore Orioles over a 20-year career, racking
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The St. Louis Cardinals signed right-hander Miles Mikolas to a two-year contract Tuesday, according to multiple reports. Mikolas, who has pitched in Japan since 2015, will receive between $14 million and $16 million in the contract, according to the reports. Yahoo! Sports first reported the news. Mikolas, 29, who last pitched in the majors for
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HOUSTON — Houston Texans defensive end J.J. Watt was named Sports Illustrated’s co-Sportsperson of the Year along with Houston Astros second baseman Jose Altuve. The award is given annually to an athlete or athletes who best personify athletic achievement and sportsmanship on and off the field. “It’s much more than just two people,” Watt said.
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NEW YORK — Aaron Boone’s hiring has been finalized by the New York Yankees, who gave the ESPN broadcaster a three-year contract to succeed Joe Girardi as manager. New York announced the deal Monday and said Boone, selected over five other candidates last week, will be introduced Wednesday at Yankee Stadium. John Dunn/Sporting News/Getty Images
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Shohei Ohtani has narrowed his choice to seven teams — the Dodgers, Angels, Padres, Giants, Mariners, Rangers and Cubs — according to multiple reports. According to reports, all other teams are out of the running for the services of the 23-year-old Japanese right-hander with a 100 MPH fastball and devastating left-handed swing. On Sunday, New
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I went to Aaron’s Boone’s surprise 40th birthday party in Scottsdale, Arizona, during the winter of 2013. He has a million friends, but I was particularly taken by three of them, all acknowledged nerds, as they were when they met Boonie in junior high school when his family moved to Anaheim, California, in 1982. It
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