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Phillies are ready to put rebuilding in the past

Rebuilding time is over for the Philadelphia Phillies . When free-agent ace Jake Arrieta arrived at spring training on co-owner John Middleton's private plane, it signaled the start of a new era for this franchise. Stocked with young talent on the major-league roster and prospects in the minors, Read more

Which new faces in new places will thrive in 2018?

A 2016 paper titled "Turning up by Turning Over" published in the Journal of Business Psychology studied 712 major league players who changed teams from 2004 to 2015. The study concluded there are benefits for certain players in changing teams, particularly players that had been in decline. The Read more

Slashed salaries: Walker to Yankees, Lynn starts with Twins

Neil Walker became the latest free agent to take a big pay cut as opening day approaches, joining the New York Yankees on Monday with a one-year deal for $4 million. The veteran infielder made $17.2 million last season while playing for the New York Mets and Milwaukee Brewers. He can earn $1 Read more