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Jake Odorizzi, Jose Abreu accept $17.8M offers to stay with teams

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 14, 2019

Pitcher Jake Odorizzi accepted a $17.8 million qualifying offer to stay with the Minnesota Twins and first baseman Jose Abreu took the same amount to remain with the Chicago White Sox as general managers headed home Thursday following their four-day annual meeting.

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Astros sign stealing charges latest to tarnish reputation

UPDATED: Wed., Nov. 13, 2019

Fresh off a bitter Game 7 loss in their bid for another title, and tarnished by an executive’s clubhouse rant at female reporters and the failed attempt to smear the journalist who wrote about it, the Houston Astros are now embroiled in a new scandal.
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Astros president Reid Ryan shifts to lesser role with team

UPDATED: Thu., Nov. 7, 2019

Astros president Reid Ryan is shifting to a lesser role in the organization and owner Jim Crane’s son is joining the executive team, moves announced 11 days after Crane apologized to a Sports Illustrated reporter and retracted a statement by the club accusing her of trying to “fabricate a story.”
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Mets hire Carlos Beltran as manager

UPDATED: Fri., Nov. 1, 2019

Carlos Beltran, two years removed from his playing career and with no managerial experience, has been picked by the New York Mets to replace Mickey Callaway.