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Umpire Jim Joyce makes call that propels Indians
The Indians took advantage of a controversial bases-loaded wild pitch in their 10-7 victory over the Astros on Thursday.        
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Braves prospect Albies injures right elbow

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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera unsure of Opening Day status
Baseball's best hitter might not be ready for April's unofficial holiday.
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Jason Heyward hopes final days of spring training allow him to get timing of swing down
The Cubs have reassigned most of the spring training fodder to the minor leagues, leaving Jason Heyward with more of a sampling of what he and his revamped batting stance can expect with the season approaching. And in Heyward's mind, the timing couldn't be better to tune up for the season with...
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Tigers’ McCann out to show sophomore slump was anomaly
After hitting .264 as a rookie, McCann fell to .221 last season, slugging just .358.        
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What Aaron Judge learned from rookie strike out debacle
TAMPA — Late Thursday morning, Aaron Judge took batting practice in the same group as Gary Sanchez. Sanchez is coming off a historic two months at the end of 2016, when he rewrote the record book by hitting 20 homers in just 53 games. Judge’s debut was almost as memorable, but not for the right...
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Dodgers Dugout: Looking at the Dodgers' top 10 prospects
Hi, my name is Houston Mitchell, and welcome to another edition of Dodgers Dugout. Guess what? There are only 16 days until the Dodgers' first spring training game. Top prospects A look at the Dodgers' top 10 prospects this season: 1. Cody Bellinger, 21, 1B-OF: Bellinger is who everyone asks for...
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Slugger Chris Carter, Yankees agree to terms on one-year, $3.5 million deal
Carter hit a career-high 41 home runs with Milwaukee in 2016.         
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Intentional walk may take a hike with possible MLB rules changes
The intentional walk could turn into a very brief talk — as in the umpire declaring, “Batter take your base!” and onto the next hitter. A source confirmed an ESPN report that Major League Baseball has proposed eliminating the practice of throwing four balls for a free pass, as well as raising the lower border...
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Thursday’s MLB roundup: Cards’ Martinez gets $51 million
The Cardinals announced their five-year pact that could keep him in St. Louis through the 2023 season.        
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Friday’s roundup: Novi gets shot to repeat in Class A
It was easy to see Erin O’Leary was enjoying herself.       
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Nick Castellanos targets Sept. 18 as return to Detroit Tigers lineup
Third baseman took ground balls and hit in the cage before Friday's game against the Orioles        
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