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FILE - In this June 9, 2016, file photo, Major League BaseballCommissioner Rob Manfred speaks during the MLB draft, in Secaucus, N.J. Major League Baseball will cuts its amateur draft from 40 rounds to five this year, a move that figures to save teams about $30 million. Clubs gained the ability to reduce the draft as part of their March 26 agreement with the players’ association and MLB plans to finalize a decision next week to go with the minimum, a person familiar with the decision told The Associated Press. The person spoke Friday, May 8, 2020, on condition of anonymity because no decision was announced. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)

MLB moving amateur draft to All-Star week in July

Sep. 24, 2020 9:29 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Major League Baseball is moving its amateur draft to the All-Star break beginning next season. A three-day draft of at least 20 rounds will begin Sunday, July 11 as part of All-Star week in Atlanta, the league announced Thursday. The first night, which has traditionally included only the...

FILE - In this  Monday, Sept. 4, 2017 file photo, New York Mets shortstop Jose Reyes (7) reacts during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies at Citi Field in New York. José Reyes has retired from baseball, almost two years after playing his final game. The 37-year-old, a four-time All-Star shortstop for the New York Mets, made the announcement Wednesday, July 29, 2020 on Twitter. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun, File)

José Reyes, 4-time All-Star shortstop, retires at age 37

Jul. 29, 2020 11:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — José Reyes has retired from baseball, almost two years after playing his final game. The 37-year-old, a four-time All-Star shortstop for the New York Mets, made the announcement Wednesday on Twitter. “A young boy growing up in the Dominican Republic, I could have never dreamed...