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Men who beat Giants fan at Dodger park guilty of gun crime (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-01-30 01:41
LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The two men who savagely beat a San Francisco Giants fan outside Dodger Stadium face up to 10 years in federal prison on firearms convictions.
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Phillies sign RHP Billingsley to $1.5 million, 1-year deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-01-30 00:49
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies have signed right-hander Chad Billingsley to a $1.5 million, one-year contract.
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Red Sox avoid arbitration with OF Nava, agree on 1-year deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-01-30 00:43
BOSTON (AP) -- The Boston Red Sox have agreed to terms with outfielder Daniel Nava on a one-year contract that will pay him $1.85 million.
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Seattle signs C John Baker to minor-league deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2015-01-30 00:30
SEATTLE (AP) -- The Seattle Mariners have signed catcher John Baker to a minor-league deal with an invite to spring training.
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'Mr. Cub' to make final trip to Wrigley Field (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2015-01-29 23:41
CHICAGO (AP) -- Ernie Banks will make one final trip to Wrigley Field.
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Werth pleads guilty, will serve 5 days for reckless driving (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2015-01-29 20:26

FAIRFAX, Va. (AP) -- Washington Nationals outfielder Jayson Werth has pleaded guilty to reckless driving and been sentenced to five days in jail for driving 105 mph on the Capital Beltway.

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Omar Minaya leaves Padres, joins union as adviser (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2015-01-29 20:11

Omar Minaya is switching sides. The former New York Mets general manager left his job as senior vice president of the San Diego Padres on Thursday to become a special adviser to Major League Baseball Players Association head Tony Clark. Born in the Dominican Republic, Minaya started in baseball management as a scout for the Texas Rangers, where he helped sign Sammy Sosa. He became the major leagues' first Hispanic general manager with the Montreal Expos from 2002 to 2004.

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Ichiro 'humbled' by Marlins' efforts

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2015-01-29 10:06
Ichiro Suzuki was thrilled to receive a warm welcome from his new club, which happened to occur more than 7,000 miles away from Miami, as Marlins officials traveled to Tokyo to introduce the veteran, who signed a one-year deal with the team this week.
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Suzuki says new sense of enthusiasm behind Marlins deal (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:49

Ichiro Suzuki says a renewed sense of enthusiasm was behind his decision to sign a $2 million, one-year contract with the Miami Marlins. ''When I met (Miami) team executives yesterday, I felt incredible enthusiasm,'' Suzuki said at a press conference on Thursday. ''So I wanted to respond to their enthusiasm and I believe that is something I have been looking for the last two years.'' Suzuki's deal includes $2.8 million in performance bonuses based on plate appearances: $400,000 for 300 and the same amount for each additional 50 through 600. The 41-year-old Suzuki, a 10-time All-Star and 10-time Gold Glove winner, is expected to be the team's fourth outfielder behind Giancarlo Stanton, Christian Yelich and Marcell Ozuna.

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White Sox agree to $2M deal with Beckham, cut Viciedo (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Thu, 2015-01-29 05:18

The White Sox were looking to add versatility to their lineup, so they decided to bring back infielder Gordon Beckham after trading him last season. Beckham agreed to a $2 million, one-year contract with Chicago, which cleared a roster spot by designating outfielder Dayan Viciedo for assignment on Wednesday. General manager Rick Hahn wanted to give manager Robin Ventura more options. Signing Gordon is another step in that direction.'' Beckham has spent almost all of his six big league seasons with the White Sox, who traded him to the Los Angeles Angels on Aug. 21.

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PR skipper Perez looks to relive Caribbean Series magic

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2015-01-29 04:07
Fifteen years after winning the Caribbean Series with Puerto Rico as a player, former big leaguer Eduardo Perez is back in tournament with the Santurce club, this time as manager, and the baseball lifer wants to relive history.
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Marlins go the extra mile to introduce Ichiro

Major League Baseball - Thu, 2015-01-29 03:53
Five team executives flew 18 hours to Japan to properly welcome Ichiro Suzuki -- who signed a one-year, $2 million contract on Tuesday night -- into the family.
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