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Source: The Guradian

Manny Machado agrees $300m deal with Padres, according to reports

Today 07:00 GMT

Manny Machado, one of baseball’s biggest free agents, has signed a 10-year, $300m deal with the San Diego Padres, according to ESPN.

The Padres executive chairman, Ron Fowler, said “we are continuing discussions” but it is believed the financial part of the deal has been confirmed with Machado still needing to pass a physical. The 26-year-old who, along with fellow free-agent All-Star Bryce Harper, had remained unsigned with spring training rapidly approaching last played for the Los Angeles Dodgers.

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Source: Fox News

Peanuts, Cracker Jack won’t be sold at Connecticut Double-A baseball stadium, club says

Sunday 20:54 GMT

The parent of a 2-year-old boy who’s allergic to peanuts was reportedly pleased by a Connecticut Double-A baseball club’s decision to stop selling the food item at its stadium.

The Hartford Yard Goats announced on their website earlier this month that Dunkin’ Donuts Park would become “peanut-free” – cutting ties with two baseball mainstays: shelled peanuts and Cracker Jack – in order to accommodate visitors with allergies.

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