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Orioles cut payroll, trade Villar and likely $10M salary

Dec. 2, 2019 10:56 PM EST

BALTIMORE (AP) — The rebuilding Baltimore Orioles further slashed their slim salary payroll by trading infielder Jonathan Villar to Miami on Monday for minor league pitcher Easton Lucas. Villar played in all 162 games this year and led the Orioles with 176 hits, five triples and 40 stolen bases. “He...

Mike Piazza taking cues from Tommy Lasorda for Italy’s team

Nov. 29, 2019 4:03 PM EST

ROME (AP) — When Mike Piazza was hired to manage Italy's national baseball team, one of the first people he shared the news with was Tommy Lasorda. Now 92, the former Los Angeles Dodgers manager had persuaded Piazza to switch from first base to catcher at the start of what would be a Hall of Fame career....