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Longtime Astros slugger Bagwell elected to Hall…

Jeff Bagwell was elected to Hall of Fame on Wednesday

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall…

Jeff Bagwell, Tim Raines and Ivan Rodriguez have been elected to baseball's Hall of Fame, earning the honor as Trevor Hoffman and Vladimir Guerrero fell just short

Here's what brings Matt Holliday to tears…

Matt Holliday is no longer a Cardinal, but the kids at Cardinal Glennon Children's Hospital in St. Louis still bring him to tears. As did a remarkable honor he received Monday night.

Bonds and Clemens Hall of Famers this year…

Skip Bayless and Shannon Sharpe are joined by Rob Parker to talk Bonds and Clemens.

Trevor Hoffman misses Hall of Fame election by 5 votes

Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman didn't make baseball's Hall of Fame for the second straight season

Trevor Plouffe finalizes $5.25M, 1-year deal with A's

Infielder Trevor Plouffe has finalized a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy

AP source: Bautista, Blue Jays finalize $18M, 1-year deal

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that free agent outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays have agreed to an $18 million, one-year contract with mutual options for more years

Tribe Report: Merritt's awesome follow-up gesture…

Indians pitcher Ryan Merritt rewards fans who showed their appreciation for his big postseason moment by buying gifts off his wedding registry

Cubs offer Obama 'midnight pardon' for support of…

Theo Epstein and the Cubs went all out with gifts for President Obama, including a 'midnight pardon' for his support of the Chicago White Sox.

Hall of Famer Willie McCovey pardoned by Obama

San Francisco Giants Hall of Famer Willie McCovey has been pardoned by President Barack Obama on tax evasion charges from 1995

AP source: Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M…

A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract

Royals, left-hander Duffy agree to $65M, 5-year…

The Royals and Danny Duffy have agreed to a $65 million, five-year contract that will keep the popular left-hander in Kansas City

Obama jokes with Cubs: 'It took you long enough'

President Obama had some fun hosting the 2017 World Series Champion Chicago Cubs at the White House.

A-Rod takes swing at new TV show for cash-strapped jocks

Alex Rodriguez, no stranger to big money, takes swing at new CNBC show for cash-strapped jocks

AP source: Bautista and Blue Jays working hard on…

A person with knowledge of the negotiations tells The Associated Press that outfielder Jose Bautista and the Toronto Blue Jays are "working really hard" to bring him back to the club

Rangers' Diekman out at least half season because of colitis

Texas Rangers reliever Jake Diekman is expected to miss at least half the season after upcoming surgery to treat colitis, a digestive condition

St. Louis Cardinals expect to add speed this season

A year after St. Louis finished last in the National League in stolen bases, the Cardinals are putting an emphasis on becoming more athletic and aggressive on the base paths this season

On ballot for final time, Tim Raines hopes for Hall entry

Raines gives it a final run: On writers' ballot for final time, former Montreal star hopes to join Dawson and Carter as the only Expos in baseball Hall of Fame