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Report: Indians want to extend Carlos Santana

Mar 25, 2017; Goodyear, AZ, USA; Cleveland Indians first baseman Carlos Santana (41) covers the bag against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning at Goodyear Ballpark.  Joe Camporeale-USA TODAY Sports The Cleveland Indians are hoping to say “Oye ...

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Leon's HR sends Red Sox to walk-off win in 12

It had been a game dominated by pitching, first with a compelling duel between new Red Sox ace Chris Sale (seven innings, three hits, one walk, seven strikeouts) and promising Pirates right-hander Jameson Taillon (seven innings, five hits, six strikeouts), ...

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Cubs close out win with two defensive gems

Apr 4, 2017; St. Louis, MO, USA; Chicago Cubs center fielder Albert Almora Jr. (5) celebrates after robbing St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Matt Adams (not pictured) of a home run during the seventh inning at Busch Stadium.  Jeff Curry-USA ...

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Grand Openings display serious star power

In Arizona, Cleveland’s Jason Kipnis sits in the stands for the NCAA men’s basketball final. He is injured, and it is his birthday — Kipnis is 30 — and seeing this game is the treat he gives himself. But he ...

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Opening Day roundup: Cards sink pesky Cubs; MadBum rakes; Tanaka torched

Back in October, as he bid farewell to his adoring audience for the final time after calling the umpteenth Los Angeles Dodgers game of his remarkable career, Vin Scully – the venerable voice of summer for more summers than most ...

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Cravy questions Brewers' integrity after being cut

Tyler Cravy put up a solid audition this spring for a role with the Milwaukee Brewers, but still failed to crack the big-league roster. Despite pitching to a 2.86 ERA in 28 1/3 innings this spring, Cravy was told Saturday ...

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Jose Ramirez calls out MLB The Show for getting his picture wrong

Nov 2, 2016; Cleveland, OH, USA; Cleveland Indians third baseman Jose Ramirez celebrates after scoring a run against the Chicago Cubs in the 8th inning in game seven of the 2016 World Series at Progressive Field.  Ken Blaze-USA TODAY Sports ...

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Pirates president: Kang has exhausted all his chances

The Pittsburgh Pirates won’t accept any further off-field incidents from Jung Ho Kang. With Kang still awaiting a visa to enter the United States again after a third DUI in his native South Korea, Pirates president Frank Coonelly is warning ...

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Elevator pitch: HR hitters share power points

Where were all those homers coming from? The theories have been endless. Maybe it’s climate change. Or that pitchers throw harder. Or that parks in Miami, Seattle, New York and San Diego have pulled in their fences. Or that we’re ...

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Report: Familia's suspension expected to be less than 30 games

Sometime this week, the commissioner’s office is expected to discipline New York Mets closer Jeurys Familia, who was arrested on domestic violence charges in October 2016, though the 27-year-old is likely to receive a suspension shorter than the 30-game ban ...

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