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Phillies fire assistant general manager (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2014-09-27 00:15
PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- The Philadelphia Phillies have fired assistant general manager and amateur scouting director Marti Wolever.
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Reinsdorf: White Sox will retire Konerko's No. 14 (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:55

CHICAGO (AP) -- Chairman Jerry Reinsdorf says the Chicago White Sox will retire Paul Konerko's No. 14 and indicates they will erect a statue of the slugger at some point.


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Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud to have elbow surgery (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:46
NEW YORK (AP) -- Mets catcher Travis d'Arnaud will miss the final few games of the season because of a bone spur in his right elbow that requires surgery.
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Jeter takes a breather in opener against Red Sox

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:45
Derek Jeter couldn't remember ever walking into a manager's office and asking for a day off. It was a request that Joe Girardi certainly has never fielded from him, but after Thursday's Yankee Stadium sendoff, it wasn't surprising that the captain needed time to collect himself physically and emotionally.
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Mets OF Bobby Abreu announces retirement (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:42

NEW YORK (AP) -- Bobby Abreu plans to retire after the season.


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Reds give GM Jocketty two-year extension

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 23:10
With his contract set to expire at the end of this season, Reds general manager Walt Jocketty has agreed to a two-year extension to remain with the club through 2016.
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Papi appreciates all that Jeter has done for baseball

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 22:56
One day, David Ortiz will have his emotional sendoff from the game. For now, he will enjoy watching the way Derek Jeter is going out. Ortiz was glued to the television on Thursday night, when the Yankees' captain ended the home portion of his career with -- what else? -- a walk-off single.
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Jeter to sit out Game 1 of final series in Boston (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-09-26 22:53

BOSTON (AP) -- Derek Jeter is getting a day off after his emotional farewell to Yankee Stadium.


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Nats clinch home field on Fister's 3-hit shutout (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Fri, 2014-09-26 22:53

WASHINGTON (AP) -- For the second time in three seasons, the Washington Nationals will head to the postseason with the top seeding in the NL.


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Nats grab top seed in NL on Fister's three-hit gem

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 21:43
Right-hander Doug Fister helped the Nationals reach another goal in a 4-0 victory over the Marlins on Friday afternoon at Nationals Park, the first game of a doubleheader. With the win, Washington will finish the regular season in at least a tie for the best record in the National League, which means it will be the top seeded team, since it won its season series with the Dodgers.
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MLB.TV is free all Sunday long

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 13:37
It's time for those traditional Fan Appreciation Weekend salutes at home games around Major League Baseball, and that same spirit extends to MLB.TV Premium as MLB.com announced today that fans can watch all remaining live out-of-market games through Sunday for free.
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MLB.TV is free all weekend long

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 13:37
It's time for those traditional Fan Appreciation Weekend salutes at home games around Major League Baseball, and that same spirit extends to MLB.TV Premium as MLB.com announced today that fans can watch all remaining live out-of-market games through Sunday for free.
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Six important takeaways from the '14 Fantasy season

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 13:00
Another wacky, wild fantasy baseball season is nearly in the books. Fantasy owners dealt with as many injuries, surprises and disappointments as ever this year, and here are some of the top takeaways from 2014.
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Light work gives Lincecum 100th career win

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:56
Thanks to a three-run seventh by the Giants in Thursday's 9-8 victory over the Giants, Tim Lincecum earned the win, the 100th of his career, by throwing just two pitches.
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Giants squeeze out win after clinching Wild Card

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:29
The Giants scored in each of the first five innings, Pablo Sandoval drove in four runs and the Giants recovered from blowing a six-run lead en route to defeating the Padres, 9-8, inside AT&T Park on Thursday.
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Giants clinch Wild Card, then wait to celebrate

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 07:16
The Giants clinched a National League Wild Card spot in the playoffs Thursday by virtue of the Brewers dropping their early afternoon game to the Reds, 5-3. So win or lose, champagne awaited in the clubhouse. A late-inning rally prevented any damper on the festivities, as the Giants knocked off the Padres in a slugfest, 9-8.
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Postseason Picture for Friday, Sept. 26

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:58
The Giants, who have run the table in October two of the past four seasons, are an official National League Wild Card. The Pirates have the Cardinals' full attention in the NL Central, St. Louis' lead whittled to one game. The Tigers and Royals both won, Detroit keeping its two-game American League Central lead.
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Jeter's hit is big relief for Yanks closer Robertson

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:43
It seemed as though Derek Jeter's final at-bat had already taken place in the seventh, and that David Robertson would get to close out the Captain's final game at Yankee Stadium on Thursday. Instead, a two-run homer to Adam Jones and a solo homer to Steve Pearce changed the script.
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Captain Clutch! Jeter scripts walk-off in home finale

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:24
After choking back tears for nine innings on his last night wearing pinstripes, Derek Jeter stamped an exclamation point on the end of his New York career, slashing an opposite-field walk-off single in the ninth that lifted the Yankees to a 6-5 victory over the Orioles on Thursday at Yankee Stadium.
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Royals drop playoff magic number to one

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-09-26 05:16
There was no clinching of a postseason berth, no end to a 28-year drought, no clubhouse party for the Kansas City Royals on Thursday night at U.S. Cellular Field. But the Royals did move closer to that happy moment with a 6-3 victory over the White Sox. Lorenzo Cain had four hits and Eric Hosmer homered.
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