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Can the Chiefs quarterback remain composed as the postseason stages get bigger? His family history might give him a distinct advantage.

Patrick Mahomes inherited clutch gene from his major league dad

Can the Chiefs quarterback remain composed as the postseason stages get bigger? His family history might give him a distinct advantage. [http://www.espn.com]

They used to score big in free agency. Here's why many outfielders are lately being left out in the cold.

Buster's Buzz: In changing market, veteran outfielders hit hardest

They used to score big in free agency. Here's why many outfielders are lately being left out in the cold. [http://www.espn.com]

John Wetteland, who pitched for four teams over 12 major league seasons, has been arrested on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, according to police records.

Wetteland charged with child sexual abuse

John Wetteland, who pitched for four teams over 12 major league seasons, has been arrested on a charge of sexual abuse of a child under the age of 14, according to police records. [http://www.espn.com]

Matt Daniels, the pitching coordinator for Driveline Baseball in Seattle, is joining the San Francisco Giants as an analyst to aid in the training of the team's pitchers.

Giants hire pitching analyst to aid with training

Matt Daniels, the pitching coordinator for Driveline Baseball in Seattle, is joining the San Francisco Giants as an analyst to aid in the training of the team's pitchers. [http://www.espn.com]

Matt Shepard is taking over as play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Tigers on their Fox Sports Detroit television broadcasts.

Tigers hire new play-by-play voice Shepard

Matt Shepard is taking over as play-by-play announcer for the Detroit Tigers on their Fox Sports Detroit television broadcasts. [http://www.espn.com]

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox will visit the White House on Feb. 15 and will also visit the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center during the trip.

Red Sox set to visit White House on Feb. 15

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox will visit the White House on Feb. 15 and will also visit the Walter Reed National Military Medical Center during the trip. [http://www.espn.com]

The City of Anaheim voted in favor of a one-year extension of the Angels' stadium lease. The club will play in Angel Stadium through 2020.

Anaheim approves lease extension for Angels

The City of Anaheim voted in favor of a one-year extension of the Angels' stadium lease. The club will play in Angel Stadium through 2020. [http://www.espn.com]

Corey Kluber and A.J. Pollock turning the Reds into contenders? A swap of former No. 1 prospects? Dallas Keuchel teaming up with Manny or Bryce? Here's how we're hoping the rest of the hot stove season plays out.

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Corey Kluber and A.J. Pollock turning the Reds into contenders? A swap of former No. 1 prospects? Dallas Keuchel teaming up with Manny or Bryce? Here's how we're hoping the rest of the hot stove season plays out. [http://www.espn.com]

The Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration with five players, including second baseman Cesar Hernandez and third baseman Maikel Franco.

Phillies reach deals with 5 players; not Nola

The Philadelphia Phillies have avoided arbitration with five players, including second baseman Cesar Hernandez and third baseman Maikel Franco. [http://www.espn.com]

The Reds avoided arbitration with Yasiel Puig, agreeing on a $9.7 million contract for 2019. Cincinnati also reached deals with Tanner Roark, Anthony DeSclafani, Michael Lorenzen, Scooter Gennett and Jose Peraza -- but not Alex Wood.

Reds agree with new OF Puig on $9.7M deal

The Reds avoided arbitration with Yasiel Puig, agreeing on a $9.7 million contract for 2019. Cincinnati also reached deals with Tanner Roark, Anthony DeSclafani, Michael Lorenzen, Scooter Gennett and Jose Peraza -- but not Alex Wood. [http://www.espn.com]