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San Francisco Giants president and CEO Larry Baer
Jeff Chiu/AP Photo, File
March 01, 2019 - 7:05 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A video posted by TMZ on Friday shows Giants President and CEO Larry Baer in a physical altercation with his wife at a San Francisco park. Baer's wife, Pam, was seated in a chair when the video shows he reached over her to grab for a cellphone in her right hand and she toppled...
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In this July 16, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals Bryce Harper (34) reacts to his winning hit during the Major League Baseball Home Run Derby, in Washington.
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March 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
By Ronald Blum, AP Baseball Writer NEW YORK (AP) — It turns out $330 million may not be all the Philadelphia Phillies pay Bryce Harper. To entice him, the team agreed to bonus provisions in the 13-year contract. According to contract details obtained by The Associated Press, Harper would earn an...
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Phillies ticket office
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Mike DeNardo
March 01, 2019 - 12:08 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — After word spread of the signing of outfielder Bryce Harper , the Phillies ticket office went into an instant Code Red. The Phillies sold 100,000 tickets the same day they reportedly landed the free agent, according to Senior Vice President for Ticket Operations John...
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Citizens Bank Park
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Mike DeNardo
February 28, 2019 - 4:53 pm
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — Minutes after the news of Bryce Harper 13-year, $330 million contract broke, the Phillies ticket office was busier than a vendor on Dollar Dog Night. After months of back and forth, sources say the 26-year-old and the Phillies have finally reached a deal — possibly...
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Bryce Harper
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February 28, 2019 - 3:05 pm
PHILADELPHIA (WIP Sportsradio) — The Phillies have reportedly signed Bryce Harper, the biggest free agent signing in the history of the franchise, and possibly the biggest Philadelphia sports acquisition in three decades, according to Jon Heyman. Breaking: Bryce to the Phillies — Jon Heyman (@...
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February 23, 2019 - 10:43 pm
By: Eliot Shorr-Parks PHILADELPHIA (WIP) -- Phillies owner John Middleton might very well be flying back to Florida with the biggest free agent prize in baseball. According to USA Today's Bob Nightengale , Middleton, the Phillies and Harper are in "deep and serious negotiations." "Owner John...
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Colorado Rockies second baseman Daniel Murphy poses for a picture at their spring baseball training facility in Scottsdale, Ariz., Wednesday, Feb. 20, 2019.
Chris Carlson/AP Photo, File
February 20, 2019 - 6:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Neil Walker's salary dropped from $17.2 million to $2 million in two years. Greg Holland was cut from $14 million to $2 million this season. Daniel Murphy fell from $17.5 million to $10 million. While Manny Machado agreed to a pending $300 million, 10-year contract with San Diego...
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February 17, 2019 - 10:08 pm
WEST PALM BEACH, Fla. (AP) — Major League Baseball is unilaterally starting the use of pitch clocks for spring training games, while brushing off complaints from players about the slow free agent market. With the sport looking for ways to speed the pace of play, pitchers generally will have 20...
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Philadelphia Phillies Vice President and General Manager Matt Klentak , pitcher Aaron Nola, and manager Gabe Kapler talks to the media during spring training at Spectrum Field.
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Dave Uram
February 15, 2019 - 9:54 am
PHILADELPHIA (KYW Newsradio) — A lot of Philadelphia fans will be disappointed if superstar free agents Bryce Harper or Manny Machado don’t land with the Phillies. In fact, some will go as far to call the off-season a failure. General Manager Matt Klentak doesn’t share that same feeling. “I want to...
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In this Nov. 9, 2005, file photo, President Bush awards baseball legend Frank Robinson the Presidential Medal of Freedom Award in the East Room of the White House in Washington.
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February 08, 2019 - 7:54 am
By David Ginsburg and Ben Walker, AP Sports Writers Crowding the plate, fearsome and fearless, Frank Robinson hammered his way into the Hall of Fame. His legacy, however, was cemented that day in 1975 when he simply stood in the dugout at old Cleveland Stadium — the first black manager in Major...
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