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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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Miami Marlins' Jorge Alfaro (38) beats the throw to New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) to steal second in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 23, 2019 - 11:53 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Criticized for not running hard, New York Mets second baseman Robinson Canó got hurt hustling up the first base line. The 36-year-old slugger left Wednesday night's 6-1 win over Washington after straining his left quadriceps. Canó got hurt when he grounded out in the third inning...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz, right, celebrates with catcher Wilson Ramos after the Mets defeated the San Diego Padres 7-6 in a baseball game Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 10, 2019 - 10:51 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are banning backpacks from Citi Field starting May 20. The team said Friday the move is to enhance safety. Fans still can bring purses, tote, drawstring and messenger bags, and soft-sided coolers that don't exceed 16-by-16-by-8 inches. The Washington Nationals banned...
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FILE - In this May 13, 1975, file photo, Kate Smith sings "God Bless America" before an NHL hockey Stanley Cup playoff game between the New York Islanders and the Philadelphia Flyers in Philadelphia. The New York Yankees have suspended the use of Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. (AP Photo, File)
April 18, 2019 - 8:39 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees have suspended the use of Kate Smith's recording of "God Bless America" during the seventh-inning stretch while they investigate an allegation of racism against the singer. The New York Daily News reported Thursday there are conflicting claims about Smith's 1939 song "...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after striking out to Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Paul Fry during the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in New York. The Yankees won 7-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 01, 2019 - 10:27 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton has been put on the 10-day injured list by the New York Yankees because of a strained left biceps. New York announced the move Monday after Stanton went 2 for 8 with seven walks as the Yankees lost two of three in their opening series against Baltimore. The 29-year...
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March 29, 2019 - 3:38 pm
DENTON, Texas (AP) — A Texas grand jury has indicted former All-Star and World Series MVP pitcher John Wetteland on three counts of continuous sexual assault of a child. The indictments Thursday in Denton County, north of Dallas and Fort Worth, follow Wetteland's January arrest . He's accused of...
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March 26, 2019 - 5:23 pm
CHICAGO ( 670 The Score ) -- It's hard to read it any other way: Chicago Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein is actively taking his team back from whatever he had allowed it to become under the mostly autonomous control of manager Joe Maddon. It's a complex, intensive and far-...
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