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  1. Mets catch break as Carlos Beltran era ends before it begins

    Amid all this scandal, the Mets get a rare mulligan in parting ways with a manager who wasn't right for them.
  2. Players, execs on sign-stealing scandal: Astros' tarnished rep, what they knew

    Did the Astros and Alex Cora get what they deserved? How aware were opposing players? Here's what those around the game told us.
  3. Potential candidates to replace AJ Hinch as Astros manager

    Who could fill the unexpected managerial opening in Houston? Here are some names to watch.
  4. Murray: Could play in NFL, MLB at same time

    Cardinals QB Kyler Murray says he's still focused on football, but he says he thinks "it would be fun" to play professional baseball at the same time. "Athletically, I think, yeah, I could do it," he said.
  5. Giants make Nakken 1st female coach in MLB

    The Giants made Alyssa Nakken the first female coach on an MLB staff Thursday. She will be in uniform, will travel, throw batting practice and hit fungoes, manager Gabe Kapler said.
  6. MLB: No evidence Astros used wearable devices

    Major League Baseball said Thursday that its investigation into stealing signs found no evidence that any Astros players wore electronic devices that would have notified them of certain pitches, including during the 2019 season.
  7. Bogaerts says Red Sox 2018 title not tainted

    Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts says he doesn't think allegations of illegal sign-stealing taint the team's 2018 title.
  8. Astros, Springer avoid arbitration with 1-year deal

    The Houston Astros and outfielder George Springer agreed Thursday to a one-year deal to avoid arbitration, owner and chairman Jim Crane announced.
  9. Mets agree to part ways with manager Beltran

    Carlos Beltran, before beginning his first season on the job with the New York Mets, became the third MLB manager to lose his job as a result of the Astros' sign-stealing scandal, joining AJ Hinch and Alex Cora.
  10. Sources: Twins land Donaldson for 4 years, $92M

    Third baseman Josh Donaldson and the Twins have agreed to a four-year deal that includes $92 million guaranteed, with a chance it increases to $104 million in value if he hits escalators on a fifth-year club option, sources told ESPN's Jeff Passan.