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Dodgers' Trevor Bauer calls out MLB's uniform rules on Twitter after receiving written warning

(Rob Tringali/Getty Images) Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Trevor Bauer aired his grievances on Twitter with the MLB’s uniform regulations. Bauer posted a picture of a notice he received from the MLB warning him about his violation of the league’s policy against wearing attire with non-MLB-approved logos visible. The notice pointed to Bauer’s belt which has the pitcher’s personal brand's logo on it.
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Rangers to allow full capacity for opening day

(Ronald Martinez/Getty Images) (ARLINGTON, Tex.) With Major League Baseball leaving the decision on crowd capacity up to each organization, the Texas Rangers became the first to announce they will allow attendance at full capacity for Opening Day on Wednesday, according to CBS Sports.
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MLB to honor Lou Gehrig on June 2

(National Baseball Hall of Fame Library/MLB via Getty Images) The MLB announced plans on Thursday to honor Yankee Hall of Famer Lou Gehrig with a day of his own, making him the third player to be distinguished with the honor. ‘The Iron Horse’ will be celebrated annually on June 2, joining fellow greats Jackie Robinson (April 15) and Roberto Clemente (Sept. 7), according to CBS Sports.
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Dodgers sign Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer to 3-year $102 million deal

(Jamie Sabau/Getty Images) The Los Angeles Dodgers and last year’s National League Cy Young winner Trevor Bauer have reportedly reached a contract agreement. The deal is worth $102 million over three years and contains opt-outs after year one and year two, according to ESPN’s Jeff Passan.
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Baseball legend Hank Aaron dies at 86

(Daniel Shirey/Getty Images) (ATLANTA) Hall of Famer and baseball legend Henry Louis “Hank” Aaron died Friday, according to CBS 46. He was 86. Hammerin’ Hank’s 755 home runs remained atop baseball’s leaderboard until Barry Bonds surpassed him in 2007. Aaron remains baseball’s leader in runs batted in (2,297) and total bases (6,856).

Michael Brantley reportedly returning to Astros

(This story has been updated with new developments. See the original story after the update) (HOUSTON) Outfielder Michael Brantley reportedly signed a two-year, $32 million contract with the Houston Astros on Wednesday, Fox 26’s Mark Berman reports.
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Kyle Schwarber signs with Washington Nationals, $10M deal

(Icon Sportswire / Getty Images) (WASHINGTON) Former World Series champion and Chicago Cubs outfielder Kyle Schwarber signed a new deal on Saturday with the Washington Nationals, according to multiple sources.
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Hall of Fame manager Tommy Lasorda dies at 93

(Christian Petersen/Getty Images) (LOS ANGELES) Former Los Angeles Dodgers manager Tommy Lasorda died Thursday night, the team announced. He was 93. The Hall of Famer suffered a sudden cardiopulmonary arrest at his home and was transported to a hospital with resuscitation in progress.
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Mets acquire Francisco Lindor, Carlos Carrasco from Indians

(Gregory Shamus/Getty Images) (NEW YORK) The New York Mets have a new face of the franchise. The Cleveland Indians and Mets have finalized a trade that sends shortstop Francisco Lindor and pitcher Carlos Carrasco to New York, both teams confirmed Thursday.
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Red Sox hire Bianca Smith, first Black female professional baseball coach

(Todd Kirkland/Getty Images) (BOSTON) The Boston Red Sox announced late Monday that Bianca Smith would make history as the first Black woman to coach in professional baseball. Smith, 29, will serve as a minor league coach based in the club’s player development facility in Fort Myers, Fla., and work mainly with position players, according to MLB.com.