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David Schoenfield ESPN Senior Writer 

The Yankees add another high-risk, high-reward starter.


Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

I have Garrett Richards as the 16th starting pitcher to obtain a major league contract this offseason (though I might have missed some along the way). Among those, 14 settled for a one-year contract and the rest got just two years. Hard to see anyone aside from Trevor Bauer signing for longer than that.

William Weinbaum ESPN 

Two of baseball's most revered figures held hallowed records for decades AND shared first & middle names: Henry Louis (Hank) Aaron & Henry Louis (Lou) Gehrig. In our 1997 special on Jackie Robinson's legacy, Aaron said of chasing & passing the 714 home runs of Gehrig's teammate Babe Ruth & enduring a torrent of racist abuse & death threats, "I don't talk about it that much, especially the home run. It had taken a piece of my life with it. Rather than being happy, it was a sad moment."

Alden Gonzalez ESPN Staff Writer 

The Angels remain "very active" in the search for another starting pitcher after signing Jose Quintana, GM Perry Minasian said. They've been linked most prominently to Trevor Bauer and Jake Odorizzi. Minasian also expects a "breakout year" from Shohei Ohtani, who will return as a two-way player. Jose Quintana, Andrew Heaney, Dylan Bundy and Griffin Canning are the other solidified members of the rotation.