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The gathering takes place this week in Oxon Hill, Md., where Washington could be central to the frenzy.

More details of new collective bargaining agreement emerge.

Washington's reputation for disfunction will be put to the test next week at the Gaylord.

As baseball Winter Meetings begin, the Nationals have options

The gathering takes place this week in Oxon Hill, Md., where Washington could be central to the frenzy.

Lake Braddock’s Kate Murphy, Loudoun Valley’s Peter Morris lead local contingent at Nike Cross Nationals

Murphy places 33rd with challenging course conditions in Portland and Morris takes 55th for the best finish among local boys.

Derek Norris on trade to Nationals: ‘It’s 100 percent a great thing’

The catcher rejoins the organization that drafted him, hoping for a fresh start after his worst season in the majors.

According to a report, Kang's blood alcohol level was nearly twice the legal limit in South Korea.

The sport’s ugliest labor wars have yielded prolonged and profitable peace.

McCutchen had the worst season of his career in 2016.

Breaking down the key points of baseball's new collective bargaining agreement.

Even if it was played and managed as an exhibition, it still mattered to fans and was a hell of a fun way to flip a coin.

New CBA reverses the system that had been in place since 2002 game ended in a tie.

Only hours before deadline, sides come to terms on five-year CBA that will ensure labor peace through 2021.

Luxury tax, compensatory draft picks and roster size among the items that were part of the negotiations.

A Dec. 1 deadline looms if MLB would like to continue 20-plus years of labor peace.

The Cuba native and former MLB star said Castro devastated families and 'hampered the development of baseball' in his homeland.

This year's free agent pool lacks a pitching ace or slugger in his prime but bullpen help is available.

Washington Post sports columnist Kevin Blackistone discusses how teams and athletes may respond to a Trump presidency.

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Former Detroit Tigers infielder Casey McGehee has agreed to a one-year deal with the Yomiuri Giants of Japan’s Central League worth $1.7 million.

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The Seattle Mariners have signed free agent lefty reliever Marc Rzepczynski to a two-year contract.

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Carlos Beltran is headed back to Houston, hoping his 20th season in the majors could bring him — and the Astros — a most elusive World Series championship.

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Tyson Ross, an All-Star pitcher for San Diego two years ago, was among 35 players who became free agents when their teams declined to offer them 2017 contracts on Friday.

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The Minnesota Twins have hired James Rowson as their hitting coach.

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Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols had surgery on his right foot Friday, possibly sidelining him past opening day.

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The Chicago White Sox have agreed to a $3 million, one-year contract with outfielder Avisail Garcia and a $3.5-million, one-year deal with second baseman Brett Lawrie.

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Major League Baseball is increasing penalties for using banned stimulants and is adding more random drug tests.

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Baseball players and owners had a deal to expand active rosters from 25 to 26 players for most of the season, but the union backed away in the final stages of collective bargaining.

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The Oakland Athletics will be phased out of revenue sharing in the coming years as part of baseball’s new labor deal, and that puts even more urgency on the small-budget franchise’s plan to find the right spot soon to build a new, privately funded ballpark.

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Baseball players and owners had a deal to expand active rosters from 25 to 26 players for most of the season, but the union backed away in the final stages of collective bargaining.

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The Texas Rangers have received right-hander pitcher Brady Dragmire on a waiver claim from the Pittsburgh Pirates.

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The Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $4 million, one-year contract with first baseman Yonder Alonso to avoid salary arbitration.

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The Minnesota Twins have hired James Rowson as their hitting coach.

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That visible circle in the back pockets of big leaguers — typically a sure sign of smokeless tobacco — might be far less common next season.

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