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MLB permanently bans Mejia for PED violations

Mets pitcher Jenrry Mejia has received a permanent suspension from Major League Baseball after testing positive for a banned performance-enhancing substance for the third time.

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The Royals' two-year plan

Owners of consecutive American League pennants and a World Series title, the Royals have a clear window to add to their legacy, writes Buster Olney.

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Ranking the teams: 30 through 25

The Reds and Braves have big bats in Joey Votto and Freddie Freeman, respectively, but not much else behind them. David Schoenfield kicks off his pre-spring pecking order with a look at MLB's likely bottom-feeders.

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8hKeith Law

Law's Top 100 prospects

Keith Law lays out his highly anticipated annual list of the top 100 prospects in baseball, with talented Dodgers shortstop Corey Seager topping it.

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4hWilliam Weinbaum

New protective hat for pitchers ready to wear

In spring training, 20 big league pitchers are expected to receive newly designed protective headwear resulting from a collaboration between Major League Baseball and the MLB Players Association.

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6hKeith Law

Law: Prospects who just missed Top 100

Keith Law profiles 10 MLB prospects who just missed his Top 100 rankings, including Pirates third-base prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes, son of former big leaguer Charlie Hayes.

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The best players on really terrible teams

Jason Castro, Jose Fernandez and Darwin Barney are three players who had great seasons for losing teams over the past several years.

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For the love of Hendu

The infectious spirit of the late, great Dave Henderson lives on through those who attend the A's and Mariners fantasy experiences he created.

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It's Truck Day, Red Sox Nation!

The 18-wheeler carrying the Red Sox equipment 1,480 miles from Fenway Park to Fort Myers, Florida, gets on the road Wednesday.

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4dDavid Schoenfield

The all-time age-40 All-Star team

If David Ortiz repeats his stats from last year, he could be the best-ever 40-year-old DH. Here's a look at the greatest age-40 seasons by position.

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Rogers: Cubs' Heyward just one of the guys now

Jason Heyward will be a big part of what the Cubs do in the coming years, but on a team packed with young stars, the most expensive player in franchise history isn't being asked to carry the club.

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Jesse Rogers ESPN Staff Writer 

Cubs claim lefty reliever C.J. RIEFENHAUSER from Baltimore. To make room Edgar Olmos DFA. Cubs having been playing musical chairs with lefty relievers all offseason trying to find some depth there as spring training opens next Friday.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Declaración de los Mets en el caso de Jenrry Mejía: "Estamos muy decepcionados de saber que Jenrry volvió a violar las normas del acuerdo antidopaje de las Grandes Ligas. Apoyamos por completo la política de MLB de eliminar todas las sustancias para mejorar el rendimiento del deporte. Conforme al acuerdo, no haremos ningún comentario adicional sobre esta suspensión."

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BREAKING: Jenrry Mejia receives a permanent suspension from MLB & MiLB after testing positive for PEDs for the 3rd time.

Marly Rivera ESPN Writer 

Con su tercera suspensión por uso de sustancias prohibidas, Jenrry Mejía queda suspendido de por vida de Major League Baseball

Mets Mejia permanently suspended

Reliever Jenrry Mejia has been permanently suspended from MLB after testing positive for Boldenone, his third performance-enhancing substance violation under the Joint Drug Prevention and Treatment Program.

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Chipper, Ward to join Georgia Hall of Fame

Former Braves star Chipper Jones and four-time Pro Bowler Hines Ward are among eight who will be inducted into the Georgia Sports Hall of Fame this month. Story

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Is a $400M deal enough for Bryce Harper?

In an interview with 106.7 FM The Fan on Thursday, the reigning NL MVP said he doesn't think much about his future payday, with one important caveat. 'Don't sell me short'

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Paul Gutierrez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Oakland Athletics have responded to Raiders owner Mark Davis' essential challenge to help them build two new stadiums in Oakland. Following is A's owner Lew Wolff's statement...

MLB prospects who just missed the Top 100

Pittsburgh 3B prospect Ke'Bryan Hayes was just outside Keith Law's cutline, but with contact this hard, he should at least become a 30-40 doubles guy in time. Missed the cut (Insider)

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