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Red Sox give up on Sandoval

/ Jul 15, 2017

Red Sox give up on Sandoval

Panda-mania is over in Boston before it ever really began. The Red Sox designated third baseman Pablo Sandoval for assignment on Friday, cutting their losses on the $95 million free agent who was never productive or healthy enough to replicate the popularity — or World ...

Puig lifts Dodgers past Marlins

/ Jul 15, 2017

Puig lifts Dodgers past Marlins

Yasiel Puig sent his bat flying with a celebratory shovel pass, which freed both hands so he could slap his chest as he slowly began to jog. No rush — the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger beat the Miami Marlins with one strike to spare. Puig hit ...

/ Jul 14, 2017

Ex-NFL QB Tebow slugs first walk-off home run as a pro

Tim Tebow seems to have found his stroke since getting back to his home state. Tebow hit the first game-ending home run of his pro baseball career Thursday night, lifting the Class A St. Lucie Mets over the Daytona Tortugas 5-4 in a seven-inning game. The ...

Francona rejoins Indians after heart procedure

/ Jul 14, 2017

Francona rejoins Indians after heart procedure

Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona rejoined his team Thursday for an extended stay in Northern California, one week after undergoing a minor procedure for an irregular heartbeat. Wearing his familiar uniform, Francona smiled and laughed as he talked about his health while the Indians held ...

Cubs acquire Quintana in blockbuster trade

/ Jul 14, 2017

Cubs acquire Quintana in blockbuster trade

The Chicago Cubs found the pitching help they were looking for just a few kilometers from Wrigley Field. They hope it will give the scuffling team the kick it needs. The defending World Series champions acquired left-handed ace Jose Quintana from the White Sox on ...

Cano's homer in 10th lifts AL in All-Star Game

/ Jul 12, 2017

Cano's homer in 10th lifts AL in All-Star Game

Robinson Cano hugged Francisco Lindor after the final out, exchanged high-fives with his American League teammates and put an arm around the shoulder of designated hitter/photographer Nelson Cruz. Winning the All-Star Game still seemed to matter, even if it didn't mean home-field advantage for the ...