Voices of the Nation

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Cleveland is listening to trade offers for Edwin Encarnacion

It looks like Cleveland is going into some kind of re-tool operation as their core hasn’t been able to get over the hump since reaching the World Series in 2016. Cleveland is shopping two of their top pitchers, Corey Kluber and Trevor Bauer, and they’re also reportedly listening to offers on former Blue Jay Edwin…

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Ross Atkins doesn’t sound overly optimistic about Tulo

Remember in mid-February of last year when it was revealed that Troy Tulowitzki was dealing with bone spurs in his heel but it was only a minor issue? Then it was said he might be ready for Opening Day? Then it became possible he’d be back by the end of April? Then it got pushed back again to the All-Star break? Then there…

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How about that second wild card race?

After an 89-73 effort that wasn’t quite good enough to end their 17-season playoff drought, the Seattle Mariners are giving up. The Mariners decided that given the wide-open window of the juggernaut Houston Astros, they’re better off selling on a few of their top assets to build for the future rather than existing in purgatory.