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Bob Nightengale


Phoenix, AZ, United States

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Recent articles by Bob:

Diamondbacks closer Greg Holland, after being unsigned last offseason, has new take on free agency

Diamondbacks closer Greg Holland signed last season on opening day with Cardinals and it wrecked his season. He wasn't going to let it happen again. → Read More

'He's like a folk hero': 45-year-old Ichiro continues to awe at Mariners spring training

Ichiro might not be in the Mariners' long-term plans, but as team readies for season-opening series in Japan, he remains royalty for fans and players. → Read More

Suspended Cubs shortstop Addison Russell 'accountable' and 'sorry' for past actions

Cubs SS Addison Russell spoke publicly for the first time since he was suspended 40 games in for violating MLB's Domestic Violence program. → Read More

Opinion: Trevor Bauer's radical idea on MLB contracts could benefit everyone

The Indians right-hander says wants to sign only one-year contracts for the rest of his career. → Read More

Trevor Bauer accuses Indians of 'character assassination' in arbitration hearing

Bauer was awarded a $13 million contract in the hearing, the second time he defeated Cleveland in the process, which proposed a $11 million salary. → Read More

Angels in uncharted waters with Shohei Ohtani returning from Tommy John surgery

While he won't pitch in 2019, the Angels' star is expected to return as a designated hitter in May. → Read More

Opinion: Cubs ask forgiveness for their sins, from racist emails to Addison Russell situation

As spring training gets underway, Cubs president Theo Epstein was on the defensive after a questionable winter for the organization. → Read More

Opinion: How do the A's feel about Kyler Murray now that he has spurned them?

The Heisman Trophy winner announces that he is devoted to football, hours after the A's said they were negotiating with him. → Read More

Opinion: Giants serious about Bryce Harper as late entrants into free-agent frenzy

The Philadelphia Phillies, favorites to land free-agent Bryce Harper all winter, suddenly have serious competition in the San Francisco Giants. → Read More

MLB owners: Adopting DH in NL not likely until at least 2022 season

MLB owners have no plans to adopt a universal DH before the 2022 season, easing the relief of many National League clubs and their fanbases. → Read More

MLB changing name of 'disabled list' to 'injured list'

The name change won't impact the rules for injured players and baseball will maintain its current 10 and 60-day variations. → Read More

Phillies get All-Star catcher J.T. Realmuto in trade with Marlins

Realmuto joins Andrew McCutchen, David Robertson and Jean Segura in Philly's winter haul. Are Bryce Harper or Manny Machado next? → Read More

MLB, union discussing dramatic rule changes

While the league has made some tweaks in recent years, the new proposals would drastically change the game on and off the field. → Read More

After injury-devastated season, Dustin Pedroia plots his comeback for Red Sox

Dustin Pedroia, who has spent his entire career with the Boston Red Sox, only played three games in 2018 and missed out on the team's World Series run. → Read More

Bryce Harper meeting with Padres as both sides determine level of interest

Free agent outfielder Bryce Harper and the San Diego Padres are trying to decide whether they would be a good match. → Read More

Hall of Famer Frank Robinson, a baseball pioneer and all-time great, in poor health

Hall of Fame outfielder Frank Robinson, who made major league baseball history as the first African-American manager, is in poor health. → Read More

MLB to celebrate Jackie Robinson's 100th birthday in 2019

Jackie Robinson, MLB's first black player, would have turned 100 years old in 2019. → Read More

Opinion: Mariano Rivera's Mo-mentous Hall of Fame election also honors Jackie Robinson

The greatest closer of all time - with a record 652 saves and five World Series rings - also may be the greatest Yankee player since Babe Ruth. → Read More

Opinion: MLB celebrates most diverse Hall of Fame class with Rivera, Martinez, Halladay, Mussina, Smith and Baines

For the first time since the inaugural Baseball Hall of Fame induction class in 1936, there will be four minorities in the same election group. → Read More

Inside Dodgers' plan to revolutionize the fan experience: 'This is a show business'

Tucker Kain, the Dodgers’ new CFO, has been given the job to assure that the franchise stays king of Los Angeles and it starts with fan experience. → Read More