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Madison Bumgarner rips ‘clown’ Victor Robles for admiring HR

The “unwritten rules” of baseball were violated, according to veteran pitcher Madison Bumgarner. The 32-year-old did not take kindly to Nationals outfielder Victor Robles admiring a solo home run that cut his team’s deficit to 7-2 in the eighth inning on Saturday. “Guy’s a clown,” Bumgarner said after the game. “Golly, no shame. No shame. …

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What’s next for Juan Soto? Potential landing spots, the Nationals’ strategy and more

There are building blocks to almost every trade, with the final transaction typically built on a slow, methodical process through which the teams involved evaluate, theorize, swap concepts and haggle. But as the Juan Soto talks play out and Washington general manager Mike Rizzo weighs his options, Rizzo’s peers say he has a long history …

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Juan Soto retweets, then deletes, Derek Jeter ‘loyalty’ quote

As trade rumors continue to swirl over Juan Soto, the Nationals superstar is once again making his feelings known on the matter – momentarily, that is. Taking to Twitter on Friday morning, Soto shared a tweet from former Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter, only to delete it moments later. The message read, “Loyalty one way is …

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Juan Soto retweets, then deletes, Derek Jeter ‘loyalty’ quote

As trade rumors continue to swirl over Juan Soto, the Nationals superstar is once again making his feelings known on the matter – momentarily, that is. Taking to Twitter on Friday morning, Soto shared a tweet from former Yankees’ shortstop Derek Jeter, only to delete it moments later. The message read, “Loyalty one way is …

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What Yankees, Mets refuse to do in Juan Soto trade sweepstakes

Early word is the Nationals may be willing to accept a prospect-heavy package, especially if an acquiring team is willing to take on a “bad” contract, for 23-year-old wunderkind Juan Soto. The seeming interest in prospects over current pennant-race contributors is leading folks to believe Soto has a decent chance to be dealt now. That …

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Juan Soto ‘really uncomfortable’ with Nationals trade rumors

Juan Soto is the talk of the town at MLB All-Star week amid the superstar’s sudden availability. But the 23-year-old isn’t thrilled about it. Just hours before competing in the 2022 Home Run Derby in Los Angeles on Monday, Soto shared his thoughts on the Washington Nationals’ decision to entertain trade offers for their star …

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What Scott Boras is demanding in any new Juan Soto deal

LOS ANGELES — The Nationals were said to be very disappointed superstar hitter Juan Soto rejected their record $440 million, 15-year bid as their people suggested to folks they felt they had a legitimate chance to lock him up. Meanwhile, Soto’s camp was also upset as they believe the offer only looked impressive while containing …

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