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Published: Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:27:03 GMT2016-12-01T20:27:03Z


MLB players, owners reach tentative labor deal

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 20:27:03 GMT2016-12-01T20:27:03Z

IRVING, Texas (AP) - Baseball players and owners reached a tentative agreement on a five-year labor contract Wednesday night, a deal that will extend the sport's industrial peace to 26 years since the ruinous fights in the first two decades of free agency.

APNewsBreak: All-Star Game no longer determines Series start

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 19:54:08 GMT2016-12-01T19:54:08Z

NEW YORK (AP) - The league that wins baseball's All-Star Game no longer will get home-field advantage in the World Series, which instead will go to the pennant winner with the better regular-season record.

AP source: smokeless tobacco banned for new major leaguers

Thu, 01 Dec 2016 13:14:45 GMT2016-12-01T13:14:45Z

IRVING, Texas (AP) - A person familiar with the negotiations says Major League Baseball and its players' union agreed to ban smokeless tobacco for all new big leaguers.

AP source: Cespedes, Mets agree to $110M, 4-year contract

Tue, 29 Nov 2016 20:36:15 GMT2016-11-29T20:36:15Z

NEW YORK (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes is staying with the New York Mets - again.