Late writer Nick Cafardo wins ’20 Spink Award
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Late writer Nick Cafardo wins ’20 Spink Award

SAN DIEGO — Longtime Boston Globe sportswriter Nick Cafardo was selected as the 2020 winner of the J.G. Taylor Spink Award on Tuesday in balloting by the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Cafardo will be honored posthumously in July during Hall of…

Catcher Simmons, ex-exec Miller elected to HOF
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Catcher Simmons, ex-exec Miller elected to HOF

SAN DIEGO — Marvin Miller, the union leader who revolutionized baseball by empowering players to negotiate multimillion-dollar contracts and to play for teams of their own choosing, was elected to baseball’s Hall of Fame on Sunday along with former St. Louis Cardinals…

Yankees GM gets message from above on Cole
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Yankees GM gets message from above on Cole

STAMFORD, Conn. — While Brian Cashman was descending the outside of a building Friday, the New York Yankees general manager came across a message taped to a 10th-floor window from a fan: Please sign Gerrit Cole. Cashman, whose rappelling adventure has become…

Yankees GM gets message from above on Cole
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Yankees GM gets message from above on Cole

STAMFORD, Conn. — While Brian Cashman was descending the Landmark Building on Friday in preparation for a holiday celebration this weekend, the New York Yankees general manager came across a message taped to a 10th-floor window from a fan: Please sign Gerrit…