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Is Shohei Ohtani The Ghost of Willie Smith?

On April 28, 1964, the Los Angeles Angels traded right-handed relief pitcher Julio Navarro to the Detroit Tigers. Navarro, 28, was coming off a fine first full season in the majors in which he compiled a 2.89 ERA over 57 … Continue reading

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Manfred Uses Political DoubleSpeak Rather Than Admit DH Faux Pas

Late last week, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred made one of the biggest mistakes of his professional career and one of the most grievous errors during his still short tenure as Commish when he announced to the world in … Continue reading

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