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Ken Rosenthal / The Athletic:
Why the NL Cy Young ballot was a trap, plus a potential sleeper in Ohtani's free agency  —  As a National League Cy Young voter, my biggest challenge wasn't which pitcher to select as my top choice.  I didn't love Blake Snell's league-high walk rate or relatively low innings total.
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Bob Nightengale / USA Today:
It's official: Oakland Athletics' move to Las Vegas unanimously approved by MLB owners  —  ARLINGTON, Texas − The Oakland Athletics still don't exactly know where they'll be playing the next few years, but in 2028, they will be become Las Vegas' first Major League Baseball team.
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Jeff Passan / ESPN:
MLB owners approve Athletics' planned move to Las Vegas, sources say  —  ARLINGTON, Texas — Major League Baseball owners voted Thursday to allow the Oakland Athletics to move to Las Vegas, paving the way for the second relocation of a baseball team in the past half-century, sources told ESPN.
Jeff Fletcher / Orange County Register:
New manager Ron Washington promises Angels' focus will be to ‘run the West down’  —  Washington, 71, recalled that the Angels were ‘the top dog’ in the division when he began managing the Rangers in 2007, and they overtook them to reach the World Series in back-to-back seasons
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Jesse Rogers / ESPN:
Cubs eyeing second chance to sign Shohei Ohtani  —  CHICAGO — If only the designated hitter rule had come to the National League prior to 2022.  It could have changed the course of Japanese two-way star Shohei Ohtani's career — as well as the trajectory of the Chicago Cubs.
Scott Travis / Sun-Sentinel:
Broward County schools set to reopen Friday: ‘We want them back, and we need them back’  —  After flooding-related closures, Broward County Public Schools will reopen Friday, dashing the hopes of students who thought they might get a week-and-a-half Thanksgiving break.
Jeff Passan / ESPN:
Sources: MLB considers reducing pitch clock with runners on  —  Major League Baseball's competition committee is weighing a proposal that would reduce the pitch clock with runners on base from 20 seconds to 18 next season, aiming to reverse a late-season trend that saw the average …
Khobi Price / Orange County Register:
Lakers |  Lakers' comeback falls short as Kings hand them their 1st home loss  —  LeBron James (28 points) gets his first triple-double of the season and helps lead a fourth-quarter surge, but Domantas Sabonis (29 points, 26 rebounds) and Sacramento hand the hosts a 125-110 defeat
Reeves Jackson / WXIA-TV:
MLB All-Star Game coming back to Atlanta in 2025  —  The decision comes just two years after the game was moved away from Atlanta due to the state's new voting laws.  —  ATLANTA — The Major League Baseball All-Star Game is set to return to Atlanta in 2025, sources told 11Alive on Thursday.
Andrew Marchand / New York Post:
Mark Jackson loses MSG job after Knicks ban him from plane  —  Mark Jackson will not be calling games on MSG Network after the Knicks objected to him being on the team's chartered plane, The Post has learned.  —  MSG Network planned on having Jackson occasionally fill in for Clyde Frazier this season …
Anthony Franco / MLB Trade Rumors:
A's Acquire Abraham Toro  —  The A's have acquired infielder Abraham Toro in a trade with the Brewers.  Minor league pitcher Chad Patrick is headed back to Milwaukee.  Oakland already had four vacancies on the 40-man roster, so no further move was necessary.  —  Toro, 27 next month, has now been traded three times in his career.
 
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