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MLB average salary rose 7% to record $4.5M last year but several teams cutting payroll in 2024
Major League Baseball’s average salary rose 7.1% last year to a record $4,525,719, according to the annual report the players’ association issued, but several teams appear to be cutting payroll for 2024.
Swing Changes Could Elevate Yankees’ Anthony Volpe, Other MLB Hitters
Swing changes can sound this time of year like another version of “best shape of my life” stories. They make for good spring training narratives. But they can turn careers around, as they have done for Josh Donaldson, José Bautista, Justin Turner, J.D. Martinez, Mookie Betts, Brandon Crawford, Aaron Judge and so many others.
Spencer Strider unleashed his new curveball in spring training and it had fans feeling so sorry for MLB hitters
Spencer Strider is just a few years into his MLB career, and he's already one of the elite strikeout pitchers in the game. He's done much of his work with only two pitches -- an electric fastball and slider -- along with a changeup he threw 7 percent of the
Hector Ortiz, longtime Rangers coach and former MLB catcher, dies at 54 after cancer battle
Hector Ortiz, a fixture of the Texas Rangers organization, died on Wednesday after a prolonged battle with cancer, the team announced. He was 54 years old. The Rangers released the following: Mr. Ortiz was a beloved member of the Texas Rangers organization who had an enormous impact as a teacher of the game,
Shohei Ohtani showed up to support Yoshinobu Yamamoto for his MLB spring training debut
New Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Yoshinobu Yamamoto just recorded his first MLB strikeout in spring training, and his new teammate Shohei Ohtani made sure to be there to cheer him on. As Yamamoto struck out a batter for the Texas Rangers, he gave Dodgers fans a first glimpse into how he’ll man the mound in his first year with Los Angeles.
Yoshinobu Yamamoto throws 2 impressive, scoreless innings in MLB exhibition debut for Dodgers
Yoshinobu Yamamoto struck out three batters over two scoreless innings in his exhibition debut on Wednesday, giving a glimpse into why the Los Angeles Dodgers believe the Japanese right-hander can bec