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Andrew Weber
August 16, 2019 - 1:14 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) — A team from Elizabeth, New Jersey will play its first game of the Little League World Series Friday night. The Elmora Troopers, the Mid-Atlantic Champions will face a team from Salem, Oregon team at 7 p.m. in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The game will air on ESPN. Fans are...
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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers runs heads toward first on a two-run double during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 14, 2019 - 10:28 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rafael Devers wasn't trying to make history, it just happened. Boston's third baseman became the first major league player to record six hits and four doubles in the same game as the Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Devers went 6 for 6 and...
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FILE - In this Aug. 26, 2006, file photo, former Baltimore Orioles baseball player Doug DeCinces smiles after being inducted into the Orioles Hall of Fame during a ceremony in Baltimore. DeCinces has been sentenced to eight months of home detention and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for his role in an insider-trading scheme. (AP Photo/Gail Burton, File)
August 13, 2019 - 2:48 pm
SANTA ANA, Calif. (AP) — Former Major League Baseball player Doug DeCinces was sentenced to eight months of home detention and ordered to pay a $10,000 fine for his role in an insider-trading scheme, a newspaper reported. DeCinces, who played third base for the California Angels and Baltimore...
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Alex Rodriguez
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August 13, 2019 - 12:19 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A rental vehicle being used by ESPN baseball analyst Alex Rodriguez was broken into Sunday night, and Rodriguez said several items of a personal and sentimental nature were stolen. The break-in happened while Rodriguez and other members of ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" crew...
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FILE - In this Oct. 10, 2016, file photo, Boston Red Sox's David Ortiz waves from the field at Fenway Park after Game 3 of baseball's American League Division Series against the Cleveland Indians in Boston. Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is out of the hospital following three surgeries after being shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic. The Red Sox said on Saturday, July 27, 2019 that they've been told Ortiz has been released from Massachusetts General Hospital. The team said there will be an update on his condition next week. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa, File)
July 29, 2019 - 11:15 am
BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz says he is glad to be home with family after a botched assassination attempt in his native Dominican Republic. More than seven weeks after he was shot, Ortiz said on Instagram in his first public comments, "Being at home and look at my family...
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David Caplan
July 23, 2019 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (1010 WINS) -- Mets Hall of Famer Dwight Gooden was arrested Monday night for driving under the influence after he was spotted driving down the wrong way on a one-way Newark street, the New York Post reported . The arrest comes less than two months after Gooden -- who was also a pitcher...
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Police officers escort suspects implicated in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, Víctor Hugo Gómez Vázquez, left, and Alberto Rodríguez Mota, right, out of the courtroom in Santo Domingo Este, Dominican Republic, Saturday, June 29, 2019. Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, June 9. (AP Photo/Tatiana Fernandez)
July 11, 2019 - 10:47 am
BOSTON (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz is recovering from a third surgery after experiencing complications resulting from his gunshot wound. Ortiz's wife, Tiffany, says in a statement Thursday that he is "recovering well and in good spirits." He had the surgery earlier this week at...
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June 30, 2019 - 9:50 am
LONDON ( WEEI ) -- Everyone was saying all the right things. Evidently, it was grand ol' time. There were close to 60,000 fans. "I'd say it's definitely the biggest crowd I've played in front of and probably the loudest as well," said Red Sox first baseman Michael Chavis, who was the "hosts" star...
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June 20, 2019 - 11:40 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) -- Being a baseball catcher is one of the toughest jobs in all of sports. The strain put on a catcher's knees alone makes it an unenviable position. Throw in a few deflected balls, stray bats and extra equipment in the heat of summer. Don't forget the responsibility of helping...
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Gabriel Alexander Pérez Vizcaino, alias "Bone," behind wearing helmet, a suspect in the shooting of former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, is taken to court in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Monday, June 17, 2019. Ortiz was shot in the back at a bar in the Dominican Republic on Sunday, June 9. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
June 18, 2019 - 9:11 am
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Dominican authorities on Monday identified the man they believe paid hit men to try and kill David Ortiz, adding that they were closing in on the mastermind and motive behind the shooting of the famous slugger who is recovering at a hospital in Boston. The...
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