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  1. Red Sox apologize for ill-timed tweet

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    BOSTON -- Boston Red Sox fans are crying foul over an innocuous tweet that the team acknowledges was ill-timed. The Red Sox tweeted: "So how was everyone's Monday?" The tweet went out a minute after a Missouri prosecutor announced a grand jury de...

    Blog | November 25, 2014
  2. Sox prospect suspended for drug violations

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    NEW YORK -- A minor league outfielder in the Chicago White Sox's organization and a third baseman in the Oakland Athletics organization have been suspended 50 games each for drug violations. The commissioner's office announced the penalties Wedne...

    Blog | June 25, 2014
  3. Angels rained out in Cleveland

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    CLEVELAND -- Even during a brief slump for the Los Angeles Angels, Mike Trout continued to supply offensive firepower. His teammates joined him in an explosive showing in their most recent game to help avoid another loss. That could be bad news fo...

    Blog | June 18, 2014
  4. Crane Kenney agrees to five-year extension

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    CHICAGO -- Chicago Cubs president of business operations Crane Kenney says he has agreed to a five-year contract extension through 2019. He announced the deal during an interview Saturday with Chicago's WSCR-AM. Kenney, in his 21st year with t...

    Blog | May 31, 2014
  5. Rockwell painting shown at Fenway

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    BOSTON -- A Norman Rockwell painting of Boston Red Sox players that is estimated to sell for up to $30 million this month was shown off at Fenway Park Monday with two of the men depicted in the work on hand to reminisce about its creation. The pai...

    Blog | May 05, 2014
  6. Longtime broadcaster honored at Stadium

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    NEW YORK -- Hall of Fame sports announcer Bob Wolff was honored Thursday night by the Guinness Book of World Records for having the "Longest Career as a Broadcaster" in a pregame ceremony at Yankee Stadium. The 93-year-old Wolff, still working for...

    Blog | May 01, 2014
  7. Cubs-Yankees rained out; DH Wednesday

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    NEW YORK -- The interleague game between the New York Yankees and Chicago Cubs has been postponed because of bad weather. The teams will make up the game Wednesday as part of a day-night doubleheader. New York also postponed ceremonies marking...

    Blog | April 15, 2014
  8. Pesky's rings, other items to be auctioned

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    BOSTON -- Memorabilia from longtime Boston Red Sox player and coach Johnny Pesky's personal collection will be sold during a live auction at Fenway Park next week. The items include Pesky's 2004 and '07 World Series rings, as well as the Rolex wat...

    Blog | April 02, 2014
  9. Quintana hit in shin by line drive

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    GLENDALE, Ariz. -- White Sox pitcher Jose Quintana was hit in the shin by a line drive Saturday and removed from Chicago's 6-4 loss to an Arizona Diamondbacks split squad after just two batters. The left-hander gave up a leadoff single to A.J. Pol...

    Blog | March 08, 2014
  10. El Duque to teach in Yanks' minor league

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    TAMPA, Fla. -- Orlando "El Duque" Hernandez has re-joined the New York Yankees as a minor league spring training pitching instructor. The Cuban right-hander said Tuesday he will be at the team's minor league complex for the next few weeks. H...

    Blog | March 04, 2014
  11. TV talent: Hershiser, Garciaparra, Hairston

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    LOS ANGELES -- Former major leaguers Orel Hershiser, Nomar Garciaparra and Jerry Hairston Jr. will serve as analysts for SportsNet LA's signature live daily show on the Los Angeles Dodgers, which will air pregame and postgame during the regular seaso...

    Blog | February 14, 2014
  12. RHP Badenhop, Sox agree to 1-year deal

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    BOSTON -- Right-hander Burke Badenhop and the Boston Red Sox have agreed to a $2.15 million, one-year contract, a raise from $1.57 million. Badenhop, 30, was 2-3 with a 3.47 ERA in 63 relief appearances last year for Milwaukee, which traded him to...

    Blog | January 16, 2014
  13. Cubs claim RHP Marshall, lose Hendriks

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    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have claimed pitcher Brett Marshall off waivers from the New York Yankees, the Cubs announced Monday. The Cubs also lost pitcher Liam Hendriks, who was claimed by the Baltimore Orioles. The Cubs had claimed Hendriks ...

    Blog | December 23, 2013
  14. Magglio Ordonez elected mayor in Venezuela

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    CARACAS, Venezuela -- A year after retiring from baseball, former star Magglio Ordonez has been elected as the mayor of a city in his native Venezuela. Ordonez's victory in the city of Sotillo in eastern Venezuela was announced by President Nicol...

    Blog | December 09, 2013
  15. Cubs activate three from 60-day DL

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    CHICAGO -- The Chicago Cubs have activated pitchers Kyuji Fujikawa and Arodys Vizcaino along with infielder Mat Gamel from the 60-day disabled list. Fujikawa was 1-1 with a 5.25 ERA in 12 appearances with the Cubs before having season-ending surgery...

    Blog | November 04, 2013
  16. Cardinals' Craig: Foot OK for World Series

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    ST. LOUIS -- Cardinals cleanup hitter Allen Craig says he's recovered from a foot injury and is ready to be put on St. Louis' World Series roster. "I'm happy with where I'm at," Craig said Sunday. "No complaints. I'm happy to be on the roster and ...

    Blog | October 21, 2013