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Mike Leake Earns AL Gold Glove Award

Rawlings announced today the winners of the 2019 Rawlings Gold Glove Award, which included RHP Mike Leake. Despite finishing the season in the National League with the Diamondbacks, Mike Leake’s first career Gold Glove Award is an American League award due to the majority of his 2019 campaign in Seattle. He is the second Mariners pitcher […]

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Kirby Yates Hosts Inaugural Baseball Clinic in Kauai

Padres’ All-Star Kirby Yates was joined by his brother, Tyler Yates, to host their inaugural Yates Baseball Clinic on Saturday at Vidinha Stadium in Lihue, Kauai. The Yates brothers provided instruction for 100 children, ranging in age from 9 – 18 years old, over two separate sessions. The clinic, provided at no cost to the […]

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Hunter Pence Selected 2019 Players Choice AL Comeback Player Award Winner

The Major League Baseball Players Association announced today that Texas Rangers outfielder/designated hitter Hunter Pence has been selected as the 2019 Players Choice American League Comeback Player Award winner. As part of his selection, Pence will receive a grant of $20,000.00 from the Major League Baseball Players Trust to direct to a charity of his […]

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Hunter Pence Voted 2019 Sporting News AL Comeback Player of the Year

Texas Rangers outfielder/designated hitter Hunter Pence has been selected as Sporting News American League Comeback Player of the Year for 2019, it was announced by the publication on Wednesday afternoon. He was selected for the award via player voting. Pence, 36, posted a .297/.358/.552/.910 slash line with 18 home runs and 59 RBI over 83 games in […]

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Baseball Digest Names Kirby Yates Relief Pitcher of the Year

Baseball Digest/eBay announced today that it has named Padres’ Kirby Yates its Relief Pitcher of the Year. This award is chosen annually by a 17-member panel of longtime baseball observers. Kirby Yates, the majors’ saves leader this season, converted 41 of 44 saves while posting a 1.19 ERA, the lowest among all relievers and a […]

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Padres Kirby Yates Partners with Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County

Kirby’s partnership with the local Epilepsy Foundation includes Epilepsy Awareness Night at Petco Park on 9/10 and Comedy for a Cause Event at American Comedy Club on 9/22 SAN DIEGO, Calif. (August 28, 2019) – Padres All-Star Kirby Yates and his wife Ashlee, have partnered with the Epilepsy Foundation of San Diego County, a nonprofit […]

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Yates, Pence and La Stella Named 2019 MLB All-Stars

Rangers’ Hunter Pence was selected to start in the 2019 MLB All-Star Game as the American League’s designated hitter. Pence was the leading vote-getter among American League designated hitter candidates as he earned the fourth All-Star selection of his 13-year major league career. Pence’s 15 home runs are his most since he hit 20 in […]

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Adley Rutschman Receives Largest Signing Bonus in MLB Draft History

Adley Rutschman, the No. 1 overall pick in the 2019 MLB Draft, has agreed to a record-breaking $8.1 million signing bonus with the Baltimore Orioles. This is the largest signing bonus in the history of the MLB Draft. He was advised and is now represented by Dan Vertlieb and Danny Horwits of Beverly Hills Sports […]

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Yasiel Puig Hosts Third Annual Poker Tournament

LOS ANGELES, Calif. (May 14, 2019) – Former Los Angeles Dodger and current Cincinnati Reds outfielder, Yasiel Puig, hosted his third annual celebrity poker tournament to benefit The Wild Horse Children’s Foundation on Monday. Proceeds from the event will support the completion of a community center to be named “Puig’s House” and adjacent youth sports […]

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Kirby Yates Named NL Reliever of the Month

Padres’ Kirby Yates was honored by Major League Baseball on Thursday as the National League Reliever of the Month presented by The Hartford for March and April. Yates has saved a career-high 14 of the Padres’ 17 victories in March and April, giving him the MLB lead and also the most in MLB history by […]

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