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Cardinals holding 'Rally Cat Appreciation Day' in September
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They’re feline pretty good in St. Louis these days. The red-hot Cardinals have ripped off an 8-2 run over their last 10 games, and while the players have obviously done their part, much of the credit for their success is being given to "Rally Cat," the now-infamous kitten whose journey onto the field at Busch […]

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Nationals' Doolittle calls Charlottesville rally 'disgusting'
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Sean Doolittle doesn't want the protests in Charlottesville, Va., to define the public's perception of the city or the University of Virginia, where the Washington Nationals reliever spent three years of his life and also played two seasons for its baseball team in 2005 and 2006. "I hope people not from this area of the […]

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Watch: Stanton's 463-foot blast leaves Marlins Park in a hurry
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This seems to be a nightly occurrence. MLB HR leader @Giancarlo818 demolishes No. 41 on the year – his 8th in 9 games. pic.twitter.com/8hvPpUu2RE — MLB (@MLB) August 13, 2017 Giancarlo Stanton's going to break the Marlins Park statue entirely before the new owners have a chance to tear it down. Stanton's recent home-run barrage […]

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Watch: Tebow stays in game after taking pitch off head
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@TimTebow hit by pitch in head, 9th inning vs. @TampaYankees @stluciemets, stays in game and scores run. @abcactionnews pic.twitter.com/IsyJSecFhY — Erik Waxler (@erikwaxler) August 13, 2017 That Tim Tebow is one tough cookie. The most famous minor-league baseball player on the planet had a big-time scare while hitting for the St. Lucie Mets during Saturday’s […]

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Mariners retire Edgar Martinez's No. 11
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If ever there was someone to bend the rule for, it was Edgar Martinez. Seattle Mariners club policy has long been to only retire the numbers of Hall of Famers – unless the player was a career Mariner who came close to induction. Martinez, arguably the greatest designated hitter in baseball history, fits that criteria, […]

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Brewers acquire Walker from Mets
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The Milwaukee Brewers have a new second baseman, acquiring Neil Walker and cash considerations from the New York Mets on Saturday night in exchange for a player to be named later, the teams announced. Mets general manager Sandy Alderson told reporters the player heading to Queens in return for Walker will “probably not be identified […]

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Watch: Dodgers' Hill hit in neck by pitch while attempting bunt
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Yes, Rich Hill threw two more scoreless innings after this. (via @MLB) pic.twitter.com/ikiQoOvxNp — Chavez Ravine Fiends (@RavineFiends) August 12, 2017 It looked much worse at first. Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Rich Hill eventually took his base after writhing on the ground following a Clayton Richard pitch to the side of the neck. Hill squared […]

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Watch: Stanton goes yard to become 1st to reach 40 HRs
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.@Giancarlo818 blasts never get old. pic.twitter.com/03nJCIre9l — MLB (@MLB) August 12, 2017 Is Giancarlo Stanton even human? The Miami Marlins behemoth became the first player in 2017 to hit 40 home runs with a monster shot off Colorado Rockies right-hander Jon Gray on Friday. In doing so, he becomes only the second player in franchise […]

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Report: Kinsler unlikely to be traded despite waiver claim
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Despite outside interest, it appears Ian Kinsler will finish the season in the Motor City. The Detroit Tigers second baseman was reportedly claimed on revocable waivers by an unknown team this week, though the odds that a trade materializes is unlikely, sources told Jason Beck of MLB.com. Because the claiming team has not been revealed, […]

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Jordan part of Jeter's Marlins ownership group
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Michael Jordan once quit basketball to play baseball, and now he appears ready to add a minority share in a MLB franchise to his duties as an NBA team owner. Jordan is part of Derek Jeter’s ownership group that Jeffrey Loria has reportedly agreed to sell the Miami Marlins to for $1.2 billion. Jordan confirmed […]

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McCutchen calls knee injury the 'weirdest thing ever'
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Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Andrew McCutchen experienced an unfortunate and unexplained first during Friday’s game against the Toronto Blue Jays. While taking his lead off second base in the top of the third inning, McCutchen began grimacing in pain and was eventually forced to leave the game with left knee soreness. Following Pittsburgh’s 4-2 win over […]

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Report: Loria to sell Marlins to Jeter bidding group for $1.2B
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Miami Marlins owner Jeffrey Loria has reportedly reached an agreement to sell his franchise for $1.2 billion to the bidding group helmed by former New York Yankees star Derek Jeter and venture capitalist Bruce Sherman, a source told Barry Jackson of the Miami Herald. The commissioner’s office is expected to receive the purchase agreement, a […]

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