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Angels infield mimes double play and tricks Leonys Martin
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  Infield plays can be a number of things. They can be flashy and fun, they can be horrifically bad, or they can just be plain routine. But rarely are infield plays straight-up fake. That’s the feat that several Los Angeles Angels players pulled off on Sunday when they played the Seattle Mariners at home.  […]

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Padres deny stealing signs after suspicious man spotted in camera well
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With two outs in the ninth inning of Sunday’s St. Louis Cardinals game against the San Diego Padres, catcher Yadier Molina pointed out to the centerfield camera well after the Cardinals’ dugout spotted something suspicious. Play stopped for a moment as Molina turned the attention of home-plate umpire Sean Barber to a man in a […]

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Baseball bats fear the wrath of Carlos Gomez
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  The season hasn’t started well for Houston Astros centerfielder Carlos Gomez. He’s currently batting just .194/.217/.254, and his frustration bubbled over on Sunday during an at-bat against the Boston Red Sox. Facing Red Sox pitcher Henry Owens in the third inning, Gomez struck out for the 17th time this season (strikeouts 18 and 19 […]

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Michael Brantley ready to rejoin Indians after shoulder surgery
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The Cleveland Indians are off to a nice 9-7 start, especially so when you consider they’ve played the first three weeks of the baseball season without one of their best hitters. But that should change Monday, as outfielder Michael Brantley rejoins the team in Minnesota where it opens a series with the Twins. [Join a […]

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Bryce Harper takes Smithsonian selfie with unsuspecting fan
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A day after the Washington Nationals needed 16 innings to beat the Minnesota Twins, Bryce Harper was right where you expected him to be on his day off. The Smithsonian National Museum of Natural History. [Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now] Yes, Bryce haters, your boy enjoys soaking up knowledge about the origin […]

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MLB replays up 35 percent from this time in 2015
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MLB replays up 35 percent from this time in 2015

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Twins change their walk-up music to nothing but Prince songs
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When Prince died last week, we told you about the Minnesota Twins’ tradition of playing “Let’s Go Crazy” at Target Field every time one of their players hit a home run. The Twins had been on a road trip when Prince’s death stunned the country, but they’re back home Monday and they’ve got a lot […]

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The key to Joe Mauer's resurgence: Magic glasses
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The Minnesota Twins haven’t gotten off to the start some expected. At 5-14, it’s mostly gloom and doom in the Twin Cities. If there’s one positive, though, it’s that first baseman Joe Mauer appears to be back to his raking ways. Through 84 plate appearances, Mauer has a .328/.452/.448 slash line.  [Join a Yahoo Daily […]

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Minor-league club cancels promotion insulting player's defense
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Getting fans to come out to minor-league games can be tough. Unless you have a superstar-caliber prospect, there may not be a ton of incentive for fans to come out and support the club. [Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now] That’s why minor-league baseball is known for hosting wacky promotions. Casual fans who […]

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Tyler Collins makes obscene gesture toward fans after misplay
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The debate over whether baseball players should show more emotions on the field has dominated the game this season. Some believe flipping bats and reacting to big plays should be allowed. Others believe it’s disrespectful to opponents. [Join a Yahoo Daily Fantasy Baseball contest now] No matter what you think about the issue, Detroit Tigers […]

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The reason MLB will never have a 'Deflategate'
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The reason MLB will never have a ‘Deflategate’

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Yankees' Carlos Beltran hopes to settle down one day as MLB manager
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Yankees' Carlos Beltran hopes to settle down one day as MLB manager

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