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March 29, 2019 - 11:43 am
( WEEI.com reporting from SEATTLE) So a guy by the name of Joey Meadows quit his job in England to come watch 162 big league baseball games. He goes by the name of "Baseball Brit" on Twitter , with the identification of "Cheerful British chap on a 162-game mission to grow European interest in...
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Russell Westbrook of the Oklahoma City Thunder and Cristiano Ronaldo of Juventus in their warmup gear
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March 29, 2019 - 11:21 am
The value of sports franchises around the world continues to rise -- and with it, the size of the contracts signed by their star players. The 2019 Major League Baseball offseason was wild: The Hot Stove cooked up more than a billion dollars in combined guaranteed money for just three players: Mike...
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Bryce Harper emerges from the dugout on Opening Day in his Philadelphia Phillies debut.
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March 28, 2019 - 5:59 pm
PHILADELPHIA ( 94WIP ) -- Bryce Harper grounded out sharply to first-base in his first at-bat with the Philadelphia Phillies. Of course, he received a standing ovation. Standing ovation for Bryce Harper's first atbat with Phillies #RingTheBell pic.twitter.com/VqgLTrO4Hg -- John Clark (@JClarkNBCS)...
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Aaron Judge and Yankees on opening day 2019
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March 28, 2019 - 1:12 pm
The Yankees are playing their opener at home for the first time since 2016, while the Mets are on the road in Washington, DC.
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March 28, 2019 - 1:06 pm
( Connecting Vets ) -- The Boys of Summer are known for hitting, catching, pitching, and even stealing (a few bases, that is) when the call of "Play Ball" reverberates throughout baseball stadiums around the country. With opening day of the 2019 baseball season upon us, here's a look at six...
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March 28, 2019 - 10:47 am
( WEEI.com reporting from SEATTLE) -- They were the final hours before Opening Day. For Rick Porcello, however, the excitement of starting the 2019 season was somewhat tempered. The starting pitcher didn't want to head into the current campaign with questions regarding his future with the Boston...
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Mookie Betts, Justin Verlander, Bryce Harper
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March 28, 2019 - 9:57 am
The longest five months of the year, aka winter, aka when there's no baseball, are over. Opening Day is here, not counting the Seattle Mariners' pair of victories over the Oakland A's last week in Tokyo. A bitterly cold Hot Stove season eventually produced some superstars in new uniforms (Manny...
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March 27, 2019 - 4:26 pm
BOSTON ( WEEI.com ) -- Boston Red Sox reliever Ryan Brasier decided to bring his kids along for the team's World Series run last October. He got called into a court as a result. The right-hander revealed to USA Today's Bob Nightengale he received a court summons in the mail from his hometown,...
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Clint Barmes and Zack Greinke were part of some of the most memorable recent MLB Opening Day games.
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March 27, 2019 - 11:17 am
Opening Day, the start of baseball season, is full of promise -- every team takes the field with an undefeated record and at least a sliver of playoff hope. While some openers are forgettable, others become instant classics. Here are five of the most memorable Opening Day games in modern Major...
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March 26, 2019 - 5:23 pm
CHICAGO ( 670 The Score ) -- It's hard to read it any other way: Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is actively taking his team back from whatever he had allowed it to become under the mostly autonomous control of manager Joe Maddon. It's a complex, intensive and far-...
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