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What Kim Ng’s hire as Miami Marlins GM means to girls who play baseball

UPDATED: Sun., Dec. 27, 2020

Their baseball dreams don't fit in one box. Oliva Csedrik wants to play in college. Ruby Churches can see herself in a press box. Paloma Benach has plans to study psychology and be a mental skills coach for a major league team. Maggie Heaphy has long known that, no matter what, she'll keep building her life around the sport.
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MLB’s Winter Meetings could have jumpstarted a sluggish market, but they’re not happening

UPDATED: Sat., Dec. 5, 2020

Imagine you are a corner outfielder/first baseman/professional hitter type with six years of major league service time. You have arrived at free agency – a landmark career achievement for any baseball player – at the worst time imaginable, with your future earnings compromised by both an industry trend toward younger, cheaper players and, more recently, a global pandemic.