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The Nationals' director of field operations, John Turnour, looks over his domain. Denise Guerra/NPR hide caption

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The Grass Is Always Greener At The Baseball Field

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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander was traded from the Detroit Tigers in a move that that experts estimate netted the Astros about $10 million, though no money changed hands between the two teams. Jeff Roberson/AP hide caption

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Tax Change Delivers A Blow To Professional Sports

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Babe Ruth clouts a towering home run during his time with the New York Yankees. AP hide caption

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Long-Lost Babe Ruth Interview Discovered In Prep School Archives

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Roy Halladay won two Cy Young awards and was an eight-time All-Star during his 16 years in the major leagues. He's shown during his final season, in 2013. Matt Slocum/AP hide caption

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Yuli Gurriel will be suspended for five games in the 2018 season, and will receive sensitivity training in the off-season. Bob Levey/Getty Images hide caption

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Ben Hansen (left) watches data on a hand-held device as Pittsburgh Pirates prospect Matt Benedict throws a ball. Benedict is wearing sensors that recorded 39 sets of measurements. Tamara Lush/AP hide caption

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What's Up Those Baseball Sleeves? Lots Of Data, And Privacy Concerns

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Uniforms of the New York Yankees will be among those getting a personality infusion during Major League Baseball's Players Weekend later this month. Ron Schwane/AP hide caption

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Nationals Park in Washington, where the Congressional Baseball Game is scheduled to take place Thursday, a day after Rep. Steve Scalise and four others were shot during practice Wednesday. Patrick McDermott/Getty Images hide caption

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A Capitol Police officer stands guard on Capitol Hill in Washington, D.C., on Wednesday after House Majority Whip Steve Scalise, R-La., was shot during a congressional baseball practice in Alexandria, Va. Manuel Balce Ceneta/AP hide caption

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