MLB All-Time Roster Salary Cap Game: $30 for 10 players

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Versions of this have been floating around all week for the NBA and NHL, so let’s try it with baseball:

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It’s self-explanatory. You have $30 to spend on 10 players — one player per position. You can leave your team in the comments below or enter your selections at this link for official polling purposes.

Sky Kalkman — an excellent Twitter follow — is keeping track of the results as they stream in.

Shawn Tolleson retires from baseball

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Evan Grant of the Dallas Morning News reports that reliever Shawn Tolleson is retiring from baseball. The right-hander experienced a setback in his recovery from Tommy John surgery last week.

Tolleson, who turns 31 years old on Saturday, last pitched in the majors in 2016. He had two very good years out of the bullpen for the Rangers in 2014-15, posting an aggregate 2.88 ERA with 145 strikeouts and 45 walks across 144 innings.

Tolleson signed a one-year deal with the Rays in January 2017 before undergoing Tommy John surgery several months later. The Rangers inked him to a minor league contract in December 2017, but he wasn’t able to work his way back.