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Former NL Rookie of the Year Raul Mondesi sentenced to eight years in prison
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Former MLB All-Star and 1994 National League Rookie of the Year Raul Mondesi has been sentenced to eight years in prison after being convicted of embezzlement in his native Dominican Republic, reports the Associated Press. Mondesi must also pay a $1.3 million fine. Following his playing career Mondesi

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Most Home Runs in a Season: 2017 Surpasses 2000 as Most Prolific Year for Home Runs
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MLB is at 5,694 home runs and counting for 2017.

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Inbox: Will 2018 be a rebuilding year?
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Beat reporter Mark Bowman answers Braves fans’ questions about the team’s direction, prospects and more.

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Hundley's impact could carry over to next year
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A bright spot for the Giants this season is the discovery of a productive pairing behind the plate, thanks to All-Star Buster Posey and Nick Hundley, whom the Giants signed to a one-year, $2 million contract over the offseason.

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Indians clinch AL Central for 2nd straight year
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Their winning streak may be over, but the Cleveland Indians have clinched first place in the American League Central for the second straight season – the club’s first consecutive division titles since a five-year run spanning 1995-99. The Indians won Saturday’s contest against the Kansas City Royals and dropped their magic number to clinch the […]

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Kevin Kiermaier ran forever to complete this catch of the year candidate
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While the Indians historic 22-game winning streak ending was garnering all of the headlines on Friday night, the Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox were engaged in one of the wildest games of the season. The AL East rivals played 15 innings before the Red Sox broke through to win 13-6. But the truth is, […]

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Amid career year, Vargas out to stop Indians
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The Indians will go for win No. 23 in a row on Friday, as right-hander Trevor Bauer opposes Royals left-hander Jason Vargas. The hurlers are both enjoying career years, with Bauer having won a career-high nine straight.

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Capps (blood clot) back on DL, done for year
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Padres right-hander Carter Capps is done for the season after being placed on the 60-day disabled list with a blood clot on Tuesday. San Diego also announced that it selected the contract of right-hander Cory Mazzoni from Triple-A El Paso.

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Dyson to have pelvic surgery, miss rest of year
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Mariners center fielder Jarrod Dyson did not accompany the team on its seven-game road trip starting Monday against the Rangers, and instead, he will undergo season-ending surgery to repair a problem in his pelvic area that has plagued him the past three weeks.

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Meyer to undergo surgery, miss about a year
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Angels general manager Billy Eppler on Monday released an update on injured pitchers Andrew Heaney and Alex Meyer.

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Zimmermann hopes to pitch again this year
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Jordan Zimmermann was back in the Tigers’ clubhouse Monday at Progressive Field, hoping the pain in his neck is a thing of the past. If it is, he could return to the Tigers’ rotation before the season is over.

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Mindful of last year, Dolan talks Tribe streak
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Well, sure, Paul Dolan has enjoyed watching the Indians put together a franchise-record win streak that stood at 15 games going into Friday’s homestand-opening matchup with the Baltimore Orioles. But the Tribe owner felt last year’s 14-game run in June — the run that propelled the Indians to the top of the American League Central […]

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