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Marlins Sign Brandon Leibrandt

[unable to retrieve full-text content] The Marlins have inked lefty Brandon Leibrandt, Craig Mish of Sports Grid reports on Twitter. He’ll join the organization’s 60-man player pool. There’s little doubt

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Free-agent LHP Francisco Liriano opts out of 2020 MLB season

Free-agent LHP Francisco Liriano has opted out of the 2020 season, according to MLB insider Robert Murray. Per Murray, the 36-year-old left “multiple guaranteed offers” on the table. Liriano is the 19th

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Report: Phillies visiting clubhouse worker tests positive for COVID-19

The Miami Marlins coronavirus outbreak is only getting worse.  A member of the Philadelphia Phillies visiting clubhouse staff reportedly has tested positive for the coronavirus, a source told The Associated

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J.T. Realmuto on extension talks: ‘Nothing’s happened thus far’

There hadn’t been much progress in extension talks between J.T. Realmuto and the Phillies as of two weeks ago, and the All-Star catcher’s latest update revealed that not much has

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Phillies grant Josh Harrison his release

The Phillies announced Tuesday evening that veteran infielder/outfielder Josh Harrison requested and was granted his release. He’s now a free agent and can sign with any club. Harrison, 32, was

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Who are those masked men? Clint Frazier, Didi Gregorius hit home runs

Some MLB players have decided to wear masks while playing on the field, and a few showed on Saturday that they can still deliver even while wearing the face covering.

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Scott Kingery cleared to join Phillies’ camp

Scott Kingery took part in the Phillies’ Summer Camp activities today, his first time taking the field since a positive COVID-19 diagnosis last month.  Kingery discussed his condition with Scott

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Extension talks between J.T. Realmuto, Phillies have not progressed

Extension talks between catcher J.T. Realmuto and the Phillies have not progressed much since the two sides held initial talks back in spring training, Realmuto himself said Thursday at Phillies

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Phillies GM Matt Klentak updates team’s COVID-19 situation

The Phillies were hit with several coronavirus cases relating to their Florida facility late last month. GM Matt Klentak updated the team’s situation Tuesday in comments to reporters including Matt

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‘Mitchie-Poo,’ ‘Nails’ and three crazy-long Phillies games in early July 1993

As the All-Star break approached, first-place Philadelphia hit a rough patch, losing five of six. In “The City of Brotherly Love,” of course, only one reaction was suitable when the

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Dreamland: 2020 Would-Have-Been MLB All-Star teams

Starters AMERICAN: Justin Verlander (Astros), José Berríos (Twins), Matthew Boyd (Tigers), Gerrit Cole (Yankees), Lucas Giolito (White Sox), Tyler Glasnow (Rays), Charlie Morton (Rays), Hyun-Jin Ryu (Blue Jays) Verlander and

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Bryce Harper’s wife Kayla pregnant with baby girl

2017 NL ROY, 2019 NL MVP / 1B Cody Bellinger 2015 NL ROY, 2016 NL MVP / 3B Kris Bryant 2012 NL ROY, 2015 NL MVP / OF Bryce Harper

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Five MLB players who could be one-and-done with their new teams

A shortened Major League Baseball season means some teams that made moves during the offseason are going to be short-changed. Teams that traded for players in the final season of

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Bryce Harper jokes about playing for Eagles if MLB does not resume

Bryce Harper in the NFL? No, it’s not going to happen, but it may well be something he wishes he could try. Harper chatted with Philadelphia Eagles offensive lineman Lane

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Phillies take Carson Ragsdale in the 4th round

After leaning on a high school pitcher in Mick Abel, then pivoting to the college ranks to select Casey Martin, the Phillies turn their eyes to the fourth round. With

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The most valuable AL draft classes in recent memory

With the MLB draft scheduled for next week, let’s take a look at each American League team’s most successful draft class in recent memory. Using Baseball Reference’s draft tracker, we

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Remembering the top of the 1997 expansion draft

At MLBTR, we figured it would be worthwhile to go back to 1997 – the last time there was a real expansion draft in Major League Baseball – and specifically

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2010 Top 10: Any future Hall Of Famers? How many busts?

Even the very top of Major League Baseball’s amateur draft is a crapshoot. Looking back at the top 10 picks from 2010, you’ll see some players who have evolved into

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How the top ten picks of the 2012 MLB Draft have fared

Before we revisit the top 10 picks of the 2012 Major League Baseball amateur draft, let’s begin with a reminder of a few notable players who fell just outside of

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May 24 in sports history: The great American caution flag

The bigger story was that this was the first Stanley Cup win — and the team’s last overall — without Wayne Gretzky, who was traded to the Los Angeles Kings

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John Kruk weighs in on MLB’s proposed spitting ban

Major League Baseball sent a 67-page health and safety proposal to players over the weekend as part of the league’s ongoing initiative to start the season, and among the new safety

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The Gregg Jefferies cycle game

7 Jun 1995: Left fielder Gregg Jefferies of the Philadelphia Phillies Mandatory Credit: Stephen Dunn /Allsport On August 25, 1995, Gregg Jefferies became the first Philadelphia Phillies player to hit

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Mets pursuit of J.T. Realmuto continues

Let’s check in on a pair of teams from the National League East… The Mets pushed hard to land J.T. Realmuto before he was ultimately traded from Miami to Philadelphia,

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Report: Phillies committed to full-time employees through October

The Philadelphia Phillies have promised their full-time employees “there will be no furloughs or layoffs due to the coronavirus crisis through the end of our fiscal year (Oct. 31, 2020),”

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Phillies’ Joe Girardi ‘heard some chatter’ about July 1 start date

What Major League Baseball ultimately decides how it will handle the the indefinitely delayed 2020 season of course remains a complete unknown. A recent rumor, though, appears to be picking