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Drug supplier pleads guilty in MLB doping case
MIAMI (AP) -- A man who admitted working as a black market chemist at a garage lab in his suburban home pleaded guilty Thursday to being the main supplier of banned performance-enhancing substances in Major League Baseball's most recent steroid scandal....

Column: Thaw in US-Cuba relations warms up MLB
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If one ripple from the thaw in U.S.-Cuba relations means baseball prospects get off the island and into the major leagues without payoffs to smugglers and threats from kidnappers, it's hard to see the downside....

For MLB, changes in Cuba will take time to sort out
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Fred Claire can see the day when Major League Baseball teams open academies for prospects in Cuba....

Baseball monitoring White House Cuba decision
Major League Baseball isn't sure of the impact of President Barack Obama's decision to re-establish diplomatic relations with Cuba....

Matsui to team up with Jeter for baseball charity in Japan
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TOKYO (AP) -- Hideki Matsui will team up with former New York Yankees teammate Derek Jeter to hold a baseball charity event in support children affected by the 2011 earthquake and tsunami....

White Sox have high hopes after big offseason
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CHICAGO (AP) -- General manager Rick Hahn contacted a representative for Melky Cabrera right after the World Series, and agent Peter Greenberg said the free-agent outfielder appreciated the interest from the Chicago White Sox and wanted to know more about the team's offseason plans....

AP source: Morse agrees to $16M, 2-year deal with Marlins
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MIAMI (AP) -- The Miami Marlins' busy offseason reached first base Tuesday....

Yankees GM Cashman: A-Rod now a full-time DH
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NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez faces a diminished role in his return to the New York Yankees, who have stripped A-Rod of his third-base job and plan to limit his role to full-time designated hitter - at most....

Guilty plea in smuggling of Dodgers' Yasiel Puig
MIAMI (AP) -- A South Florida businessman pleaded guilty Tuesday to taking part in a conspiracy to smuggle Los Angeles Dodgers star Yasiel Puig out of Cuba in return for a sizable cut of the outfielder's multimillion-dollar salary....

Things to know about MLB free-agent signings
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There were a bevy of free-agent deals Monday. Here are some things to know about the biggest moves:...