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March 30, 2018 - 1:44 am
TORONTO (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton felt like a rookie again. Stanton began his Yankees career in style , hitting the hardest-hit opposite-field home run since Major League Baseball began tracking exit velocity in 2015, adding an RBI double and a second homer into the center-field party deck in the...
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March 30, 2018 - 1:39 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The way the Tampa Bay Rays were cleaning house and slashing payroll, Denard Span spent much of spring training wondering if he'd ever play a game for his hometown team. The biggest name acquired by the budget-minded club during a winter of revamping the roster survived...
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March 29, 2018 - 7:48 pm
"The neat thing about it is after every game in December now I will say to her all the time, 'I'll see you in March. If I see you in March it will be in the Final Four, so that's cool," Auriemma said.
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Mar 29, 2018; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets left Fielder Yoenis Cespedes (52) hits an rbi single during the 5th inning of the game on opening day at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Gregory J. Fisher-USA TODAY Sports
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March 29, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Yoenis Cespedes drove in three runs and newcomer Adrian Gonzalez hit a go-ahead double to lead Noah Syndergaard and the New York Mets past the St. Louis Cardinals 9-4 in their opener Thursday. Syndergaard (1-0) struck out 10 and walked none in six innings after missing most of last...
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March 29, 2018 - 12:11 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - The New York Mets say former slugger Rusty Staub has died at 73. The team said in a statement he died Thursday after an illness in a hospital in West Palm Beach, Florida, hours before the start of the baseball season. A team spokesman says the Mets learned of the death from friends...
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March 27, 2018 - 3:04 pm
Heading into Thursday’s season opener, here are some of the wackiest foods coming to a ballpark near you this year
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March 27, 2018 - 2:35 pm
As Russell Westbrook continues his climb up the rankings, here’s where his place in history stands with just a few weeks left in the regular season.
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March 27, 2018 - 2:26 am
ALBANY, N.Y. (AP) — UConn coach Geno Auriemma and the Huskies are headed back to a familiar spot — the Final Four. Crystal Dangerfield led the way as top-seeded UConn routed No. 2 South Carolina 94-65 on Monday night to reach the national semifinals for a record 11th consecutive year. The Huskies...
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