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MLB suspends player in US under fake name

David Hill NBC Miami 24.09.2011
MLB suspends player in US under fake name

Florida Marlins closer Leo Nunez was placed on the restricted list Thursday and has left the country. The reason? Two people people familiar with his immigration status told the Associated Press Nunez has been playing under an assumed name, and th...

Hong Kong quits baseball event after Caracas shooting

Daniel Wallis Reuters India 16.08.2010
Hong Kong quits baseball event after Caracas shooting

Hong Kong pulled out of the Women's Baseball World Cup in Venezuela on Saturday after one of its players was shot in the leg during a game in Caracas.


Hong Kong player 'shot' at baseball world cup

A player has been shot during a women's baseball world cup match in Venezuela, where the Australian team was preparing to take the field.

Moving Home Plate Could Help Mets

JOE WARD The New York Times 02.10.2009
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As a disastrous 2009 season comes to a close for the Mets, it is time to review the performance of one of the team’s more expensive rookies. In other words, just how has Citi Field done this year?


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The Detroit Tigers restored their two-game lead over Minnesota in the American League Central after a workhorse effort from pitcher Justin Verlander guided them to a 6-5 win in the second game of a doubleheader Tuesday.

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Justin Verlander bounded down the clubhouse steps toward the Tigers’ dugout late Tuesday afternoon, clutching a toy befitting a Motor City icon: a deluxe remote-controlled monster truck, purchased just that morning. It zoomed around the Comerica P...


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New York Yankees catcher Jorge Posada and Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Jesse Carlson were both ejected after sparking a bench-clearing brawl at Yankees Stadium on Tuesday.

Jeter Ties Gehrig’s Record With Three Hits

TYLER KEPNER The New York Times 10.09.2009
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As Jorge Posada circled the bases in the eighth inning at Yankee Stadium on Wednesday night, the fans naturally erupted in cheers. The hard part was telling their motivation. Were they saluting Posada for his three-run, go-ahead homer, or reacting...


It's a great homecoming for Dodgers' Jon Garland

Dylan Hernandez Los Angeles Times 04.09.2009
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The Granada Hills native wins his Dodgers debut, throwing seven strong innings against the Diamondbacks, the team he played for only a few days ago.

Swisher Continues His Road Show at Camden Yards

TYLER KEPNER The New York Times 02.09.2009
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It is 320 miles from Parkersburg, W.Va., where Nick Swisher lives, to Oriole Park at Camden Yards, where he plays his best baseball. He has no family here, but this is a border state and Swisher makes himself at home.


Yankees Celebrate Bad Day for Beckett

TYLER KEPNER The New York Times 24.08.2009
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The Yankees have seen Josh Beckett at his best, and now they have seen him at his worst. In their final game at Fenway Park this season — until a possible playoff date, anyway — the Yankees stung their nemesis for five home runs Sunday night.

Sabathia Continues His August Dominance

TYLER KEPNER The New York Times 19.08.2009
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The Yankees have the biggest division lead in baseball, seven games in the American League East, but a loss Tuesday night would have been troubling, if only a bit. They would have dropped a game in the standings with Chad Gaudin starting Wednesday...


Difficult Victory, and Yankees Have Bruises to Prove It

DAVID WALDSTEIN The New York Times 13.08.2009
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When the X-ray machine is used more than the star closer, it usually indicates problems. So it was Wednesday for the Yankees, who closed out another exceptional homestand with another extra-inning victory.

Trailing Late, the Yankees Go Homer-Homer-Sweep

JACK CURRY The New York Times 10.08.2009
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Division titles are not determined in early August. There are too many games left for that to happen. But they can be collared for safe keeping. Teams can have stellar streaks that maybe, just maybe, are the impetus for their never tumbling out of...


Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw has it going, then he's gone

Ben Bolch Los Angeles Times 04.08.2009
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Left-hander cruises early before faltering in the fifth inning.

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Albert Pujols drove home the winning run in the 15th inning as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-2 in a marathon game lasting almost five hours Wednesday.


Setting Aside Distractions, Mets Win Third in a Row

CHRIS HINE The New York Times 28.07.2009
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On a bizarre day when the Mets fired a member of their front office and made accusations against a reporter who covers the team, something almost as bizarre happened on the field; the Mets won a game with a grand slam from pinch-hitter Fernando Ta...

Nats' Kearns' misery walks off

Mark Zuckerman The Washington Times 27.07.2009
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One game-winning hit will not change the way Austin Kearns' train wreck of a season is perceived around baseball. The stats do not lie, and there is no stat that suggests the 29-year-old outfielder is having anything but a miserable year while mak...


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They finish off a three-game sweep of Kansas City and are 9-1 since Torii Hunter and Vladimir Guerrero went on the disabled list.

Manny Ramirez promotion doesn't sit well with sponsor

Dylan Hernandez Los Angeles Times 22.07.2009
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Healthcare provider Kaiser Permanente dropped its sponsorship of Wednesday's Ramirez bobblehead giveaway after his suspension for violating drug polity.



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