Speedskater-turned-businessman Plant makes mark on Atlanta

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-11-22 14:23
Mike Plant has made a significant impact since joining the Braves after the 2003 season, and he calls his efforts toward the forthcoming stadium in Cobb County the "crown jewel" of his career.
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UCLA renames athletic complex after Robinson

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-11-22 13:00
In honor of Jackie Robinson's enrollment 75 years ago, UCLA renamed its athletic facilities "the Jackie Robinson Athletics and Recreation Complex" at a ceremony Friday.
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Adam LaRoche agrees to contract with White Sox (Yahoo Sports)

Yahoo - Sat, 2014-11-22 06:01

CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago White Sox had one of the majors' most powerful right-handed bats last season in Jose Abreu. Now they are hoping Adam LaRoche can help balance their lineup.

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Cashman in wait-and-see mode on retooling Yanks

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:27
General manager Brian Cashman remained tight-lipped Thursday while discussing the team's progress in the marketplace, indicating that there have been plenty of phone calls and text messages exchanged but little to show for it as of yet.
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Rizzo thanks Renteria, calls Maddon hiring 'exciting news'

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-11-22 02:04
Anthony Rizzo made a point of reaching out to Rick Renteria shortly after he was dismissed as the Cubs manager, but also has talked with new skipper Joe Maddon and can't wait to start working with him. Rizzo, who was in Chicago on Friday to promote his first "Laugh Off for Cancer" event Jan. 15, said the addition of Maddon was "exciting news."
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Source: Padres GM interested in Panda, Tomas

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:30
Padres GM A.J. Preller was in Miami on Friday to meet with Gustavo Vazquez, the agent for free-agent third baseman Pablo Sandoval. He was then expected to fly to the Dominican Republic on Saturday to meet with the agent for Cuban slugger Yasmany Tomas, a baseball source told MLB.com.
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Samson: 'Great hope' for Marlins after Stanton deal

Major League Baseball - Sat, 2014-11-22 01:26
A buzz is building around Marlins Park since the record-setting signing of Giancarlo Stanton on Wednesday. As the story remains hot on the news cycle, the organization is looking to ride the momentum.
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Indians bullpen coach Cash a finalist for Rays manager

Major League Baseball - Fri, 2014-11-21 22:00
The Tampa Bay Rays have whittled their managerial candidates list from 10 to three, and Indians bullpen coach Kevin Cash remains in play.
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