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The secret of The Freeze: Meet the speedster behind baseball's runaway hit

Meet The Freeze, the fastest man in baseball.

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Believe it: Cubs win first World Series since 1908 in epic Game 7

The Cubs celebrate after getting the final out to win the World Series. CLEVELAND – The Chicago Cubs won the World Series on Wednesday night. Game 7 – and the 112th World Series – will go down among the best ever.

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Corey Kluber shuts down Cubs, lifts Indians to brink of championship

Excitement, emotion – all of that is well and good, but when it comes to the Chicago Cubs, or any team for that matter, it is not enough. The Cubs were losing hard, too, in this pivotal Game 4 of the World Series.

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World Series Game 3: Indians blank Cubs again, take 2-1 series lead

Coco Crisp (4) hits an RBI-single scoring pinch-runner Michael Martinez (not pictured) during the seventh inning in game three of the 2016 World Series against the Chicago Cubs at Wrigley Field. CHICAGO – About a half-hour before something 71 years in t

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ALCS Game 5: Ryan Merritt pitches Indians to World Series

Cleveland Indians starter Ryan Merritt proved as much during Wednesday’s Game 5 start against the Toronto Blue Jays in the American League Championship Series. In just his second major-league start, Merritt turned in a fantastic performance during Cleve

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NLCS Game 3: Dodgers shut out Cubs again to take series lead

Rich Hill was on his game in a brilliant Game 3 performance on Tuesday. It wasn’t even a week ago we were questioning if the Los Angeles Dodgers had enough pitching to advance through the NLDS. Of course, the Dodgers also needed some offense of their ow

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ALCS Game 4: Blue Jays keep hope alive with big win over Indians

Josh Donaldson put the Blue Jays on the board early in Game 4 of the ALCS. For the first time all series, the Blue Jays showed they had some life, taking down the Cleveland Indians 5-1 in Game 4 of the American League Championship Series. With the season

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Vin Scully says goodbye to home fans with another legendary call

When the Los Angeles Dodgers came into Sunday with a chance to clinch the National League West during Vin Scully’s final home game, it seemed as though the stage was set for a storybook ending. The Dodgers did not disappoint, winning the game and clinc

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Jose Fernandez outshines Clayton Kershaw, who makes history in his return

We didn't quite see vintage Kershaw on Friday night, but his Marlins counterpart was dominant

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Angels teammates accomplish feat not seen since 1936

Baseball is a funny game sometimes. On Friday, the Los Angeles Angels were left frustrated after their ninth-inning rally in Boston came up inches short…. The Angels 21 runs were a league-high, as was their 19-run margin of victory.

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The Walk Off: Edinson Volquez's nightmare start among worst ever | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Stew's daily recap looks at a dreadful night for Edinson Volquez and an overall huge night for MLB offenses.

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Red Sox's Betts belts fifth HR of past 2 games

Mookie Betts' two home runs in Wednesday night's loss for the Red Sox gave him homers in each of the first two innings of consecutive games, an MLB first.

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Clayton Kershaw: Man...myth...legend - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Kershaw continues to will the Dodgers to win -- so why won't the rest of his team get on board?

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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer ties nine-inning record with 20 strikeouts - CBSSports.com

The Nats' ace had his best stuff and then some against the Tigers on Wednesday night.

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Sources: Dodgers pitcher suspended 80 games for PEDs - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Josh Ravin, who is on the Dodgers’ 40-man roster but has spent the year on the disabled list, tested positive for a banned peptide, according to sources.

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Miami's Dee Gordon suspended 80 games for PEDs

Gordon, a two-time All-Star, was found to have taken exogenous Testosterone and Clostebol, a modified form of testosterone.

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The Walk Off: Kenta Maeda continues historic start to MLB career | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Kenta Maeda is the first pitcher to only allow one run total over his first four starts.

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Why Jake Arrieta's second career no-hitter was so special for Cubs - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Jake Arrieta shut down the Reds in another masterful performance. And he might not have even been the happiest Cub.

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Yankees' Aaron Hicks throws ball 105.5 mph | MLB.com

NEW YORK -- The Athletics tested Yankees left fielder Aaron Hicks' arm twice in the fourth inning of Oakland's 5-2 win on Wednesday, and their second challenge produced the fastest throw ever recorded by Statcast™. With the A's leading, 3-1, Hicks showe

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Trevor Story is the first MLB player to hit a home run in each of the first 3 games of his career - The Denver Post

It also was the fourth home run in the first three games of Story's big-league career, something no player has done in modern baseball history (since 1900

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Los Angeles Dodgers overcome injuries to stamp historic start

With a 7-0 loss to the Dodgers on Wednesday night, the Padres became the first major league team to be shut out in their first three games of a season.

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Jenrry Mejia fails third PED test, receives permanent ban from MLB - CBSSports.com

For the first time under the Joint Drug Agreement, a player has hit the three-and-out rule. Jenrry Mejia's career is over.

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Ken Griffey Jr., Mike Piazza elected to Baseball Hall of Fame | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Griffey gets 99.3 percent of the vote. Piazza gets 83 percent. Next on the list were Jeff Bagwell at 71.6 percent and Tim Raines at 69.8 percent.

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Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement rejected by Rob Manfred - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: CINCINNATI (AP) -- - Pete Rose's application for reinstatement to baseball was rejected Monday by Commissioner Rob Manfred, who concluded the career hits leader continued to gamble even while trying to end his lifetime ban and would be

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Dodgers expected to name Dave Roberts as manager - CBSSports.com

Former big-league outfielder Dave Roberts is in line to become the Dodgers' next manager.

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After falling into coma, former Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson dies at 29

Former Atlanta Braves pitcher Tommy Hanson has died due to catastrophic organ failure, according to multiple reports. Hanson fell into a coma on Monday. Born in Tulsa, Okla., Hanson was raised in San Bernardino County, Calif. He was a 22nd-round draft pic

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Resilient and valiant Royals rally for a World Series championship - CBSSports.com

The Royals never give up and never stop coming. Now they're World Series champions.

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Royals win instant classic Game 1 of the World Series in 14th inning - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Eric Hosmer's sacrifice fly ended a thrilling game that tied for the longest in World Series history.

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ALCS Game 6: Royals beat Blue Jays 4-3 to book return to World Series | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Royals are AL champions for a second straight year after knocking off the Blue Jays in the ALCS.

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Reports: Don Mattingly out as Dodgers manager after five seasons - Big League Stew

Lee 'Reports: Don Mattingly out as Dodgers manager after five seasons' en Yahoo Deportes. The split is being described as "mutual" between L.A. and the manager who helped the team to three straight NL West titles.

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NLCS Game 4: Mets complete sweep, reach first World Series since 2000

The New York Mets are going to the World Series after sweeping the Chicago Cubs in the NLCS.

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NLCS Game 2: Daniel Murphy strikes again as Mets win 4-1 over Cubs | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Mets take a 2-0 lead over the Cubs as Daniel Murphy and Noah Syndergaard lead the way.

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Chase Utley suspended 2 games for slide that broke Ruben Tejada's leg

Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley has been suspended for Games 3 and 4 of the National League Division Series.

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Yogi Berra: A celebration of baseball, life and a man's legacy of words - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Yankees' great was a one-of-a-kind legend and the ultimate winner of a franchise known for winning.

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MLB All-Star Game 2015 final score: Mike Trout, American League power to victory

The American League put up the most runs it has since 2005 in Detroit to win 6-3 at the 2015 All-Star Game in Cincinnati.

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Kershaw, Santiago join All-Stars, replacing Scherzer, Gray - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: CINCINNATI (AP) -- Pitchers Clayton Kershaw of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Hector Santiago of the Los Angeles Angels have been added to the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star Game in place of Washington's Max Scherzer and Oakland's Sonny Gr

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Missouri bias? Royals and Cardinals combine for six All-Star starters | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Royals and Cardinals may not have dominated the voting like they did earlier in the season, but still came away with a strong showing.

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NL All-Star balloting update: Bryce Harper sets NL votes record - CBSSports.com

Let's check out the latest returns from the National League All-Star voting.

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Report: Pete Rose bet on baseball games as a player

A new report suggests legendary Red Pete Rose may have bet on games as a player.

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Alex Rodriguez homers for 3,000th hit, and Yankees fans roar their approval - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: After returning from his PED scandal, Alex Rodriguez has endeared himself again to New Yorkers.

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Report: FBI investigating Cardinals for hacking Astros' database | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: According to the New York Times, the FBI is investigating the organization for allegedly hacking into the internal database of the Houston Astros.

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Pirates turn first 4-5-4 triple play in MLB history | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: We've seen our share of triple plays over the years, but never with this combination of players involved.

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America’s pastime gives silence a try in Baltimore

With no fans in attendance, the sounds of an MLB game are very different.

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Kirk Gibson on Parkinson's disease: 'I will meet this challenge' - CBSSports.com

Former Tigers outfielder Kirk Gibson, who also managed the Diamondbacks for five seasons, has been diagnosed with Parkinson's disease.

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Adam Wainwright officially out for the season with torn Achilles | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: The Cardinals will be without pitcher Adam Wainwright for the rest of the season due to an Achilles injury.

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Angels agree to trade Josh Hamilton to Rangers

Hamilton was a five-time All-Star for the Rangers from 2008-12.

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Barry Bonds conviction overturned - San Jose Mercury News

Federal appeals court overturns home run king Barry Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction, saying there was insufficient evidence to back charge he interfered with federal grand jury probing Balco steroids scandal

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Adrian Gonzalez is first player to hit five homers in season's first three games | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Adrian Gonzalez made history on Wednesday night, becoming the first player five home runs in the first games of a season.

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Brett Lawrie picked up a golden sombrero in the most efficient way | Big League Stew - Yahoo Sports

From Yahoo Sports: Brett Lawrie did not have a great night Tuesday, striking out four times on just 12 pitches.

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    Justin Verlander to begin season on disabled list with triceps soreness

    For the first time in his career, Justin Verlander will go on the disabled list.

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    Report: Josh Hamilton confesses relapse to MLB officials

    According to Jon Heyman, Hamilton's relapse involved at least cocaine and happened a couple months ago.

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    MLB Pre-Preseason Power Rankings: Giants are champs but no longer No. 1 - MLB - CBSSports.com

    The Giants' World Series championship earns them nothing here. In seeking the best 'on paper' teams for 2015, look to the East Coast.

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    Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83

    View the Cubs legend Ernie Banks dies at 83 photo gallery on Yahoo Sports. Find more news related pictures in our photo galleries.

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      2016 MLB All-Star Game awarded to San Diego | UTSanDiego.com

      Baseball's midsummer classic is returning to San Diego. On Thursday, it was announced that the Padres will host the 2016 All-Star Game at Petco Park. Page 1 of 2

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      Baseball Hall of Fame voters elect four: Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez, John Smoltz, Craig Biggio | Big League Stew - Ya

      From Yahoo Sports: Mike Piazza missed the cut as baseball writers elect their largest class since 1955.

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      It finally happened: Dodgers reportedly trade Matt Kemp to Padres

      The long-rumored deal comes together, as the Dodgers get catcher Yasmani Grandal and two prospects.

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      Clayton Kershaw first pitcher to win NL MVP since 1968 | Dodgers Clubhouse on AM 570 KLAC

      The Dodgers ace got 18 of 30 first-place votes and 355 points in balloting by members of the Baseball Writers' Association of America.

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      Clayton Kershaw, Corey Kluber win Cy Young awards

      From Yahoo Sports: The Dodgers ace wins his third Cy Young, and the Indians' breakout star wins his first.

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      Report: A-Rod paid his cousin Yuri Sucart nearly $1 million to keep quiet about PED use

      Alex Rodriguez allegedly paid his cousin Yuri Sucart nearly $1 million for him to stay silent about his PED use.

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      Madison Bumgarner pitches Giants to World Series championship in classic Game 7

      From Yahoo Sports: Madison Bumgarner threw five shutout innings in relief to beat the Royals 3-2.

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      Royals crush Giants in World Series Game 6: Quick hits

      Game 6 of the World Series in Kansas City was ... not close. Let's take a closer look at the Royals' decisive victory over the Giants.

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      Madison Bumgarner shuts out Royals as Giants move to cusp of championship - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: Madison Bumgarner pitched the first World Series complete-game shutout since 2003.

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      Giants pummel Royals bullpen to even World Series

      Every position player got a hit for San Francisco in an 11-4 victory over Kansas City in Game 4 of the World Series.

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      Royals slip past Giants to take 2-1 World Series lead - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: The Royals scored a pair of runs in the sixth inning and their dominant bullpen did its job.

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      Royals slip past Giants to take 2-1 World Series lead - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: The Royals scored a pair of runs in the sixth inning and their dominant bullpen did its job.

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      Walk-off homer leaves Giants dry heaving, and celebrating, their World Series return - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: The Giants' cast of characters reached their third World Series in five years after another thrilling victory.

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      Madison Bumgarner, the best pitcher of the postseason, can send Giants to World Series with one more win | Big League St

      From Yahoo Sports: Bumgarner has dominated the 2014 postseason in a way no other starting pitcher can match.

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      Dodgers hire Andrew Friedman from Rays - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Fresh off another early playoff exit, the Los Angeles Dodgers overhauled their front office Tuesday.

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      Bumgarner tames Cardinals, Giants take NLCS lead - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.

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      Royals beat Orioles 6-4 for 2-0 lead in ALCS - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: BALTIMORE (AP) -- The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical ramifications of where it's gotten them.

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      How an at-bat tailor-made for Clayton Kershaw blew the $235M Dodgers' year - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: For all of Clayton Kershaw's dominance in the regular season, he still has no answer for the Cardinals.

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      Giants top Nationals 3-2, return to NLCS vs Cards - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After their summer slide and a September stumble, the San Francisco Giants have that old October swagger back.

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      Royals sweep, make first ALCS since '85

      KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- Almost an hour had passed, and the postgame party had moved from the field to the Kansas City clubhouse, where victory champagne was once again flowing. Yet as sheets of rain fell at Kauffman Stadium, thousands of celebrating Roya

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      Dodgers win NL West again because their stars are playing like stars

      The Dodgers won their second straight NL West title on Wednesday because their stars led the way.

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      Kershaw gets 20th win as Dodgers pound Cubs 14-5 - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: Clayton Kershaw had his usual velocity, and that was about it. Kershaw became the majors' first 20-game winner and Ellis hit a pair of two-run homers, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 14-5 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Friday. ''

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      Orioles slugger Chris Davis suspended 25 games - Yahoo Sports

      From Yahoo Sports: Orioles slugger Chris Davis was suspended 25 games without pay on Friday following a positive test for an amphetamine, a punishment that will extend into the postseason and perhaps 2015. Baltimore started Friday leading the AL East by 1

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      Yasiel Puig's aggressive run ends in Mets' triple play | MLB.com: News

      The Mets turned their first triple play in more than four years Sunday at Dodger Stadium, thanks in large part to Yasiel Puig trying to take home on the sly.

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      MLB Scully will return, but he's already missed - ESPN

      LOS ANGELES -- Vin Scully was wrong.

      It seems almost blasphemous to say that about the man who has narrated some of the greatest moments in baseball history over the past six decades.

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      McGrady Records First K, Then Retires

      At 35, Tracy McGrady ’s journey through the world of professional baseball may be over, but no one can say he didn't go out on top...

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      All-Star Game lineup could be like torch passing from Jeter to Trout

      With Derek Jeter batting leadoff for the AL and Mike Trout hitting second in Tuesday's All-Star Game, it seems to mark a bit of a passing of the torch of The Face of Baseball.

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      MLB Hall of Famer Tony Gwynn dies - ESPN

      Tony Gwynn, who banged out 3,141 hits during a Hall of Fame career spanning 20 seasons with the San Diego...

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      Josh Beckett throws no-hitter vs. Phillies, first by Dodgers since 1996

      Beckett became the 21st pitcher in Dodgers franchise history to throw a no-hitter.

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      How Fans Followed Baseball Games Before TV or Radio

      As it is, I can hardly remember a time when my Giants fandom would have been relegated to reading box scores here on the East Coast. Between television, the internet, and my iPhone, these days it's an anomaly if I miss any one of Tim Lincecum's starts. In the pre-MLB.tv era, I could have caught the Giants on TV whenever they played a hometown team. Go back a little further and I hear the radio was pretty popular. But what about before that?

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      Yankees to retire Torre's No. 6

      NEW YORK (AP) -- The Yankees will retire former manager Joe Torre's No. 6, leaving Derek Jeter's No. 2 as the last single digit in New York's pinstripes.

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      Pineda ejected for pine tar on neck

      Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda was ejected for using pine tar less than two weeks after appearing to get away with using a foreign substance in another game against Boston, and the Red Sox beat New York 5-1 on Wednesday night. The right-hander was thrown

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      Pujols becomes 26th to reach 500 homers

      Albert Pujols smiled as he explained why he felt the need to apologize to his wife for hitting homer No. 500 so quickly after No. 499. Pujols became the first major leaguer to get his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, connecting twice Tuesday night

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      Rangers fans turn memorial statue into garbage can on opening day

      The statue honors Shannon Stone, the Rangers fan who fell to his death at a game in 2011.

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        Angels, Trout agree on $144.5M, 6 years

        Mike Trout and the Los Angeles Angels agreed Friday night to a $144.5 million, six-year contract, keeping baseball's brightest young star under club control through 2020. The Angels said the 22-year-old outfielder and his family will be at a news con

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        Derek Jeter Will Retire As The MVP Of His Generation

        Like Babe Ruth, Joe DiMaggio and Mickey Mantle, the shortstop carried a generation for the Yankees and for baseball.

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        Alex Rodriguez withdraws lawsuit, accepts 162-game suspension

        Alex Rodriguez has withdrawn his lawsuits against Major League Baseball, Commissioner Bud Selig and the players' association to overturn his season-long suspension, a sign the New York Yankees third baseman may be prepared to accept the penalty.

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          Lester's gem puts Red Sox win from title

          ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jon Lester pitched the Boston Red Sox within a whisker of yet another World Series championship.

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            Gomes lifts Red Sox over Cards 4-2 to even Series

            ST. LOUIS (AP) -- Jonny Gomes arrived at Busch Stadium expecting to watch Game 4 of the World Series from the Red Sox dugout. Halfway through batting practice, Boston's plans changed.

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              Beltran taken to hospital for X-rays

              BOSTON (AP) -- Carlos Beltran left Game 1 of the World Series with bruised ribs Wednesday night after the St. Louis Cardinals' right fielder banged into the bullpen fence to rob David Ortiz of a grand slam in the second inning.

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                Napoli's HR puts Red Sox win from Series

                DETROIT (AP) -- Mike Napoli's drive cleared the wall in center field and landed in the ivy - a spot at Comerica Park usually reserved for Miguel Cabrera's prodigious homers.

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                  NLCS Game 5: Dodgers stay alive after crushing four homers and beating Cardinals 6-4

                  In a do-or-die Game 5, the Los Angeles Dodgers brought their home-run hitting sticks. The Dodgers hit four homers Wednesday en route to a 6-4 win against the St. Louis Cardinals. The victory keeps the Dodgers alive in this NLCS … Continue reading →

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                    Holliday's deep HR helps Cards go up 3-1

                    LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Thanks to two big swings and some excellent defense, the St. Louis Cardinals are one win from the World Series.

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                      Don Mattingly's curious strategy costs the Dodgers in Game 1 of the NLCS

                      The manager's decision to pinch-run for Adrian Gonzalez in the eighth inning hurt Los Angeles in more ways than one.

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                        Juan Uribe launches Dodgers into NLCS

                        LOS ANGELES -- The Los Angeles Dodgers bet on a pair of aces, but then went out and nearly wasted one of their bullets. The man they call Papi made

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                          Dodgers roll a lucky number in whipping Braves, 13-6, in Game 3

                          The game looked like it wanted to go in dozen different directions all at once, squirming and squealing all over the place, unable to lay claim to anything but a wild ride.

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                            A-Rod sues Yankees team doctor, New York hospital for medical malpractice

                            It turns out Alex Rodriguez and his lawyers were just getting started when they filed their extensive lawsuit against Major League Baseball on Friday morning, Just hours later, A-Rod and company moved onward and upward to the Bronx to file … Continue re

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                              Martin's 2 HRs help Pirates reach NLDS

                              PITTSBURGH (AP) -- Andrew McCutchen was in mid-answer when teammate A.J. Burnett stuck a bottle of champagne inside the jersey of the star Pittsburgh Pirates center fielder and turned it upside down.

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                                Wily veteran Todd Helton fools Matt Carpenter with hidden ball trick

                                You have to wonder if Todd Helton has a bucket list that he feels compelled to complete now that he's announced he'll retire after this season. If so, maybe

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                                  Yankees LHP Andy Pettitte to retire after season

                                  NEW YORK (AP) -- Yankees pitcher Andy Pettitte will retire after this season.

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                                    Dodgers complete turnaround, win NL West on A.J. Ellis homer, 7-6

                                    Near the end of June, they looked buried. A team of grand aspirations headed for an unsightly fall.

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                                      Ichiro gets 4,000th hit of professional career

                                      Ichiro Suzuki joined Pete Rose and Ty Cobb as the only players with 4,000 career hits in the highest levels of professional baseball.

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                                          12 MLB players suspended for PEDs, FOX Sports reports

                                          Alex Rodriguez is expected to play third base for the New York Yankees Monday night as the Bronx Bombers open up a series against the White Sox in Chicago.

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                                            VIDEO: Yasiel Puig's walkoff homer contains bat toss, slide into home

                                            Yasiel Puig homered in the 11th to win it for the Dodgers. He flipped his bat and slid into home in celebration. Time to argue about "class!"

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                                              Weekend Buzz: Derek Jeter, home runs and ... Cooperstown?

                                              News of Derek Jeter's welcome-back home run reached Cooperstown in about, oh, 1.2 seconds. And that's only the start of an action-packed Weekend Buzz column this week that includes the Nationals' implosion, Zack Greinke ripping Ryan Braun, tra

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                                                A-Rod Could Face Lifetime Ban?

                                                With Milwaukee Brewers slugger Ryan Braun becoming the first player linked to Biogenesis suspended by Major League Baseball on Monday, attention has turned to injured Yankees albatross Alex Rodriguez. If Braun was suspended without pay for the remainder o

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                                                  Skip Schumaker says Ryan Braun should be suspended for life

                                                  One of the most encouraging things to come out of the Ryan Braun suspension is not the indignation from the media and fans, but the players.

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                                                    Brewers' Ryan Braun agrees to 65-game suspension

                                                    In a statement, Ryan Braun never said he used PEDs, though by accepting one of the longest suspensions in major league history he did all but admit to skirting the league’s rules.

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                                                      Exit Sandman: Rivera pitches 8th, wins MVP

                                                      New York Yankees closer Mariano Rivera pitched a 1-2-3 8th inning in his final All-Star Game appearance.