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Levine: Cubs' Kyle Schwarber Won't Play Winter Ball

By Bruce Levine–

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (CBS) — After mulling over the positives and negatives, the Cubs in conjunction with slugger Kyle Schwarber have decided not to send him to winter ball this offseason as he continues toward a full recovery from a serious left knee injury suffered last April. 332 more words


Bud "George Costanza" Selig Said He Did All He Could to Stop Steroids in Baseball

Yahoo Sports – Selig, who has long maintained the stance that he should not receive any blame for players’ rampant steroid use during his tenure (1998-2015), was quick to point out, again, that he feels he did all he could… “I honestly don’t know what else I could have done. 259 more words


MLB Winter Meetings Notes: Indians' Andrew Miller, Francisco Lindor On Initial WBC Rosters, Michael Brantley To Begin Hitting Progression In Late December

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (92.3 The Fan) – Despite logging an incredibly taxing workload this past year, dominant Indians lefty Andrew Miller is considering pitching for Team USA in the upcoming World Baseball Classic. 511 more words


Giants Sign Closer Mark Melancon to Four-Year Deal

The San Francisco Giants have come to terms with closer Mark Melancon on a four-year, $62 million deal that includes a player opt-out clause after the second season of the deal. 214 more words


As Other Teams Look To Spend Big Money On Relievers, Indians In Enviable Spot With Their Bullpen

NATIONAL HARBOR, Md. (92.3 The Fan) – Having Andrew Miller is already good enough. In fact, for Cleveland, it’s pretty great.

But the benefits of having the dominant southpaw extends beyond owning one of baseball’s best relief weapons. 702 more words


State Police get a little help from 'Statie' the Christmas elf

Massachusetts State Police are receiving a little help this holiday season.

A Christmas Elf will be assisting troopers during the month of December.

The elf, “Statie the Christmas Elf,” was send out for his first job on Monday. 21 more words


Police recover peeping drone taking video of bathrooms

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — A Utah police department is warning people to keep an eye out for unmanned drones flying outside their bathroom windows. 102 more words