Rangers SS Andrus takes aging distinctions into 12th season

Elvis Andrus has a few aging distinctions going into his 12th major league season. The only player left in the Texas Rangers clubhouse to wear that uniform in a World Series, the 31-year-old shortstop is the club's longest-tenured player by five years and expected to be the oldest regular starting

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Cubs' Ricketts not convinced spending more would boost team

Cubs chairman Tom Ricketts isn't convinced bringing in more high-priced free agents during the offseason would have boosted Chicago. ''Where we place our resources is a baseball decision,'' Ricketts said, referring to president of baseball operations Theo Epstein and general manager

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Cardinals Shildt calls Astros' upheaval 'healthy purge'

St. Louis manager Mike Shildt described technology's rapid encroachment on baseball in recent years as ethically murky, expressing his satisfaction in Commissioner Rob Manfred's intention to cut down the use of in-game video. As expected, the commissioner addressed in-game use of technology,

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Braves extend contracts of manager Snitker, GM Anthopoulos

Braves manager Brian Snitker and his coaching staff were given one-year contract extensions through the 2021 season on Monday. Atlanta general manager Alex Anthopoulos was extended for three years through the 2024 season and given the additional title of president of baseball operations. The Braves

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