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Bryce Harper tops Kyle Schwarber to win MLB Home Run Derby

WASHINGTON – The ball cleared the centre-field wall, and the sellout crowd roared. Bryce Harper threw his bat in the air, thrust both index fingers skyward and yelled with delight as a shower of streamers rained upon the crowd of 43,698. It could have been a scene from a playoff game. That it was merely …

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The Rundown: Free Agency’s Bird Box, Branding vs. Baseball, Cubs as Mystery Team, News from Around MLB

At times I feel like all the meat has been chewed off the bone when it comes to the free agency of Manny Machado and Bryce Harper. Pushing that aside, the bulk of this will be dedicated to both, yet again. They’re baseball’s most polarizing free agents and I know most of the takes are …

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Facebook Signs New Streaming Deal with MLB, Boosting its Video Content Push

After making a big noise about their broadening video ambitions, Facebook’s video content push seems to have eased off a little in recent months. That, in part, would appear to be due to poorer performance of their Watch platform than expected – according to a report from Digiday, Facebook has struggled to monetize Watch content, …

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