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Ken Davidoff / New York Post:
DJ LeMahieu's desire to stay in NYC makes it Yankees vs. Mets  —  Did the Yankees do too good a job of selling DJ LeMahieu not only on them, but also on New York City?  —  Could Steve Cohen pull the same, “Thanks for proving yourself elsewhere, we'll take it from here” …
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Deesha Thosar / New York Daily News:
Mets second baseman Robinson Cano tests positive for steroid, will be suspended 162 games  —  Robinson Cano's legacy was at stake, and he blew it.  —  The Mets second baseman tested positive for stanozolol and will be suspended for the entire 2021 season, Major League Baseball announced on Wednesday.
Jon Paul Morosi / MLB.com:
Chernoff leader in Mets' search (sources)  —  Indians general manager Mike Chernoff has emerged as a leading candidate to become the Mets' new president of baseball operations, sources told MLB.com.  —  In recent days, the Mets formally requested permission to speak with Chernoff about the job …
Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
Sources: Wrigley Field to be given federal landmark status  —  CHICAGO — Seven years after filing the paperwork, Wrigley Field is to be given federal landmark status in the National Register of Historic Places, according to sources.  The move will give owners of the Chicago Cubs …
Jon Paul Morosi / MLB.com:
Arenado to Dodgers?  Don't rule it out  —  The Dodgers acquired Mookie Betts barely more than nine months ago, then signed him to a 12-year, $365 million contract extension through 2032.  Amid the short- and long-term effects of the COVID-19 pandemic, the Dodgers maintained the National League's largest payroll this year.
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Ramona Shelburne / ESPN:
World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers latest MLB team to implement layoffs amid pandemic  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers are among the latest baseball teams to implement layoffs as MLB faces the possibility of a second season with limited fan access amid the COVID-19 pandemic.
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Democrat and Chronicle:
Rochester Red Wings have new parent club: Washington Nationals  —  Justin Murphy Sean LahmanRochester Democrat and Chronicle  —  The Rochester Red Wings have a new parent club: the Washington Nationals.  —  Sen. Chuck Schumer announced the affiliation Thursday morning, saying he had spoken directly with Nationals owner Mark Lerner.
ESPN:
ESPN to broadcast four MLB games on Opening Day 2021  —  The Los Angeles Dodgers will begin defense of their World Series championship on the road against the Colorado Rockies as part of an Opening Day quadrupleheader to be broadcast on ESPN on Thursday, April 1.
Sahadev Sharma / The Athletic:
With Theo Epstein leaving the Cubs, Jed Hoyer has his work cut out for him  —  Theo Epstein has always been willing to have some fun with his co-workers.  —  Before he left to become general manager in San Francisco, Scott Harris would often be on the receiving end of friendly pranks.
 
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