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WASHINGTON — The Nationals have finalized a deal with first baseman/outfielder Matt Adams. General manager Mike Rizzo on Friday announced Washington agreed to terms with Adams on a one-year contract. The deal to make Adams the Nationals’ new backup first baseman is worth $4 million. The 29-year-old hit .274 last season with a career-best 20
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NEW YORK — Major league baseball’s end-of-season average salary topped $4 million for the first time, according to final calculations released by the players’ association. The union said Friday that the average finished at $4,097,122. That marked a 3.3 percent increase from last year, when the average rose just 0.35 percent to $3,966,020, the lowest
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Seattle Mariners infielder Jean Segura accused the Dominican Republic National Police of assaulting him and treating him like “some kind of criminal” while holding him at gunpoint and stealing some of his personal belongings. On his Instagram account, Segura said armed police officers stopped his car and assaulted him in his native Dominican Republic. He
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Steven Wright‘s legal troubles are nearing an end, but the Boston Red Sox pitcher might still face discipline from Major League Baseball. The domestic assault charges against Wright were “retired” in Williamson County court Thursday, according to a statement released by Wright and his wife, Shannon, through Wright’s lawyer, Alex Little. A retirement of charges
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Former Major League Baseball executive Bob Bowman was forced out of his position last month amid allegations of inappropriate workplace behavior, according to The Wall Street Journal. The Journal reported Thursday that Bowman — the former CEO of MLB Advanced Media — was verbally and physically abusive to coworkers and team executives, propositioned and dated
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