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Ken Rosenthal reports that Pete Rose has been hired by Fox as a baseball analyst. He won’t be calling live games, but instead will be on basically every Fox and Fox Sports studio show. Rosenthal reports that Rose finds the Inside the NBA banter between Chuck, Shaq, and Kenny “very entertaining to me.” [Fox Sports]

Pete Rose took a shot at Robinson Cano for joining the Mariners: "[Jay Z] got him a big raise, but he got him an extra 30-day vacation—and it's called October." [SI Live]