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San Francisco police offer reward in quadruple homicide
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) - San Francisco police are offering $250,000 to anyone able to help them find suspects connected to a January 2015 quadruple homicide. The San Francisco Chronicle reports ( ) that on suspect, 27-year-old Lee Farley, was charged on July 29 with four counts of murder in connection ...
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Angels' Mike Trout is having another big season, but he again won't be AL MVP
Since his first full season in 2012, statistics show that the Angels’ Mike Trout has been significantly more valuable than any other major league player. Yet, Trout has won only one American League most valuable player award. Neither of those facts seems poised to change in 2016. According to one...
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‘Folty’ strong but Nats sweep Braves with walk-off in 11th

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Strasburg feels pinch in elbow, Nats beat Braves in 11th
WASHINGTON — Stephen Strasburg winced and, no doubt, so did everyone else who roots for the Washington Nationals.The Washington ace felt a pinch in the back of his right elbow in the third inning and was forced to make an early exit Wednesday night in his first start since returning from the disabled list.With a stadium full of teammates and fans wondering what went wrong, the NL East leaders went on to defeat Atlanta 5-4 in 11 innings.
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“Here I come to save the day!” Nationals’ Adam Eaton likes Mighty Mouse look
While it took a while for the outfielder to embrace his "Napoleon syndrome," as he called it, Eaton is now proud of what he's been able to do in the majors.
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Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury
DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto slugger Josh Donaldson missed the team's first full-squad workout Saturday because of a calf injury.Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said the third baseman tweaked his right calf while running sprints a day earlier. He was scheduled for an MRI and further evaluation. Donaldson injured the same calf last April but did not miss any significant time.Donaldson, the 2015 AL MVP, batted .284 with 37 home runs and 99 RBIs last season. He was an All-Star for a third straight season and helped lead Toronto to the ALCS.
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Watch: Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout shows off insane training session
Alex ButlerFeb. 16 (UPI) -- There is a reason why Mike Trout has had one of the most decorated starts to a career in Major League Baseball history.
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Adam Lind agrees to contract with Washington Nationals
The Sports Xchange The Washington Nationals agreed to a contract with left-handed power hitter Adam Lind on Monday, according to multiple media reports.
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Rockies’ hopes high, but big questions remain, as they open 25th spring training
Here is a position-by-position look at the Rockies' roster as spring training opens this week.
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San Francisco announces free community college for all residents
For all residents, regardless of income. “Even the children of the founders of Facebook,”       
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MLB: Intentional walk, strike zone changes may be coming in 2017
The Sports Xchange Major League Baseball has made formal proposals to the players' union to make changes to intentional walks and the strike zone, reported Monday.
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Pittsburgh Pirates moving star Andrew McCutchen to right field
The Sports Xchange The Pittsburgh Pirates are shifting Andrew McCutchen from center field to play right field in 2017, manager Clint Hurdle announced Sunday.
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New York Mets infielder Wilmer Flores win arbitration hearing
The Sports Xchange Infielder Wilmer Flores won his salary arbitration hearing with the New York Mets and was awarded $2.2 million Saturday.
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Meet the real Ty Kelly: Guitarist, screenwriter and occasional Met
Ty Kelly is enjoying another warm winter day in San Diego. He has lived in too many places to count on his hands, and life isn’t always so generous. Sometimes, a move meant a promotion; sometimes, a setback. Other times, it only signified inconvenience. At least he had his guitar, making each temporary residence feel...
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Comparing Mike Trout with Mickey Mantle
Mickey Mantle won his first Most Valuable Player award after his sixth major league season. On Thursday, Mike Trout won his second award after his sixth season. It is a rare instance of far-fetched predictions proving true. In the summer of 2010, when Trout was an 18-year-old dominating Class-A...
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Young stars Mike Trout and Kris Bryant winning MVP a boon for MLB
Mike Trout, 25, and Kris Bryant, 24, already rank among MLB's elite, an encouraging sign for a game seeking to appeal to younger audiences.         
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Los Angeles Angels’ Mike Trout named MLB’s American League MVP
While the Los Angeles Angels stumbled, Mike Trout soared again.
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Mike Trout, Kris Bryant win MVP awards
The Sports Xchange Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout and Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant won the American League and National League Most Valuable Player Awards.
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Kris Bryant's MVP award another step on his way to Cooperstown
About 10 years ago at the Palms Casino in Las Vegas, Frank Thomas met Mike Bryant through a mutual friend who also lived in Sin City. Thomas recalled Bryant started bragging about his teenage son, Kris, from their first conversation. "I'd run into Mike and he kept telling me: 'My kid is special,...
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Cubs' Bryant near unanimous National League MVP
Bryant led the NL in WAR (7.7) and had 39 HRs with 102 RBI to help the Cubs win the World Series.         
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Why I voted for David Ortiz over AL MVP award winner Mike Trout
The moment I submitted my American League Most Valuable Player ballot, I had a feeling I would be writing this column.
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Cubs' Kris Bryant named National League MVP
Two seasons into his major-league career, Kris Bryant has two All-Star selections, a Rookie of the Year award and a World Series championship to his name. On Thursday, the 24-year-old Cubs star added another major honor to the list – National League MVP. Bryant topped Nationals second baseman Daniel...
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Jamie: Tigers, please don't trade J.D. Martinez
It would take the mother lode to pry away Verlander and Cabrera. It should take the same to pry away Martinez.        
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Familia hires Chapman’s attorney for domestic violence case
CHICAGO — Jeurys Familia has retained the services of a prominent attorney to aid him in his upcoming day of judgment with Major League Baseball, The Post has learned. Jay Reisinger confirmed that he will represent Familia with respect to MLB’s investigation into Familia’s Oct. 31 arrest for domestic violence. Familia, the Mets’ closer, has...
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The case for: Who will win the AL and NL MVP awards?
The race in the American League is tight, but there's a definitive favorite in the National League.         
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Stanton, Fernandez lead Marlins to 1-0 win over Nationals
MIAMI — Barry Bonds was very impressed with Jose Fernandez's performance.Bonds, the Marlins' hitting coach, was among those in the dugout congratulating Fernandez at the end of his outing, grabbing him with both hands and kissing him repeatedly on both cheeks."I love you!" Bonds shouted as Fernandez grinned.Fernandez pitched eight innings and struck out 12 to help the Miami Marlins to a 1-0 victory over the Washington Nationals on Tuesday night that took just 2 hours, 11 minutes.
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Tebow hits home run as normalcy sets in at Mets camp
The throng of fans and media were far less at Mets camp for Tebow.         
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T.J. Rivera proving the Mets should have called him up sooner
T.J. Rivera is living the dream these days, the hometown kid making the most of a long-awaited opportunity as a Met
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Blair gets 1st W, Freeman keeps sizzling as Braves beat Mets

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Yoenis Cespedes' slam, 5 RBIs send New York Mets past Atlanta Braves
By Stan Awtrey, The Sports Xchange ATLANTA -- Slugger Yoenis Cespedes seems to have picked the opportune moment to get hot at the plate.
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Robin Ventura has vivid memories of 9/11 aftermath in New York
Fifteen years later, bagpipes still make Robin Ventura choke up. A member of the Mets when two planes crashed into the World Trade Center in New York on Sept. 11, 2001, the White Sox manager has vivid memories of the aftermath of the tragedy that changed America 15 years ago Sunday. Shea Stadium,...
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‘Starting to figure it out’: The key to Seth Lugo’s success
ATLANTA — Seth Lugo is the Mets’ version of a “bend, but don’t break” defense. The rookie righty, who has shown an adeptness at escaping trouble over his brief major league career, faced another pivotal moment in Sunday’s fourth inning against the Braves. Lugo allowed four straight hits to begin the inning, only to escape...
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Yoenis Cespedes has golden explanation for ignoring media
ATLANTA — The Mets came together on a day that is so important to their history and for the immediate future. One night after a terrible loss to the Braves, the Mets needed to come out Sunday and dispose of the Braves quickly. They looked to their inner source of power, Yoenis Cespedes, and he...
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Garcia gives Braves a walk-off win over Mets in 10 innings

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Braves blow 4-0 lead, lose 6-4 to Mets

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