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Olney: Davis trade shows flawed system

The Brewers trading Khris Davis is just another example of MLB's flawed system, Buster Olney writes: "Under the current rules, there is much more incentive for a subpar team to be really bad than there is for a bad team to be a little bit better." Flaws (Insider)

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ICYMI: 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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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Need to correct one thing from yesterday since someone well-meaning misspoke: Leagues in South Korea and Japan may very well honor the MLB ban on Jenrry Mejia, but they are not technically affiliated with MLB, so they are not by some agreement forced to do so. Regardless, Mejia would be free to participate in winter leagues while banned, including in the Dominican Republic.

Bat flips = free food and drinks

Nik Stauskas interviewed Jose Bautista on the benefits of his signature bat-flip and how to bring that swagger to the Sixers.

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Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jenrry Mejia added to Dominican sports journalist Hector Gomez in Spanish: "It is not like they say. I am sure that I did not use anything."

Adam Rubin ESPN Staff Writer 

Jenrry Mejia told Dominican sports journalist Hector Gomez in Spanish: "I'm going to appeal. Lose or win, I have great faith. I have to clear my name. I will take this case to the ultimate consequences."