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FILE - In this July 29, 2018, file photo, National Baseball Hall of Fame inductee Chipper Jones reacts during an induction ceremony at the Clark Sports Center in Cooperstown, N.Y. Chipper Jones has joined the ESPN lineup. The former Atlanta Braves star will work as a major league analyst, primarily on weeknight and holiday games. He'll debut on opening day when San Francisco plays at Dodger Stadium on March 26.(AP Photo/Hans Pennink, File)
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March 02, 2020 - 3:59 pm
BRISTOL, Conn. (AP) — Hall of Fame third baseman Chipper Jones has joined the ESPN lineup. The former Atlanta Braves star will work as a major league analyst, primarily on weeknight and holiday games. He'll debut on opening day when San Francisco plays at Dodger Stadium on March 26. Jones worked...
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Chicago White Sox's Luis Robert is tagged by Texas Rangers third baseman Todd Frazier after sliding back to third on a double play hit into by Chicago White Sox's Adam Engel during the second inning of a spring training baseball game Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, in Surprise, Ariz. Robert was ruled out at home on the play. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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February 29, 2020 - 8:22 pm
SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — Don't tell Chris Davis that home runs in the Grapefruit League don't count. Coming off a couple of seasons so poor that he considered retirement, the Baltimore Orioles slugger kept up his spring power surge with a three-homer against Miami on Saturday, his third longball in...
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EvergreenHealth Medical Center is seen Saturday, Feb. 29, 2020, where a person died of COVID-19, in Kirkland, Wash. State health officials announced the death Saturday, marking the first such reported death in the United States. State officials issued a terse news release announcing the death, and gave no details before a scheduled news conference later in the day. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
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February 29, 2020 - 6:23 pm
Major North American professional sports leagues are talking to health officials and informing teams about the coronavirus outbreak that has led to the first reported death in the U.S. Officials from the National Basketball Association, National Hockey League and Major League Baseball say they are...
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ADDS THE INFORMATION IS FROM ANONYMOUS SOURCE - FILE - In this June 2, 2018, file photo, Major League baseball umpire Kerwin Danley (44) is shown during the first inning of a baseball game between the Arizona Diamondbacks and the Miami Marlins in Phoenix. Major League Baseball has appointed its first African American umpire crew chief, promoting Kerwin Danley to the position this week, The Associated Press has learned. A person familiar with the move spoke to the AP on Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020 on condition of anonymity because the announcement had not yet been made. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File)
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February 27, 2020 - 10:51 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Kerwin Danley became the first African American umpire crew chief in Major League Baseball when a series of promotions, additions and retirements were announced Thursday. “I think it’s a significant moment in the history of baseball,” Danley told The Associated Press from Arizona,...
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Rep. William Lacy Clay, D-Mo., left, and Sen. Roy Blunt, R-Mo., right, stand as Judy Pace Flood speaks during a news conference as they call for the late Curt Flood to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame, on Capitol Hill, Thursday, Feb. 27, 2020 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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February 27, 2020 - 6:52 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Curt Flood's widow has a simple explanation for why her late husband, who is revered by players for sacrificing his career to advocate for free agency, has not been enshrined in baseball's Hall of Fame. “I think the holdup is that he got on a lot of people's nerves,” Judy Pace...
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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Kwang-Hyun Kim throws during the second inning of a spring training baseball game against the Miami Marlins Wednesday, Feb. 26, 2020, in Jupiter, Fla. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
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February 27, 2020 - 4:01 am
New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton will likely miss opening day because of a strained right calf, another significant injury for a team that was beset by health problems last season. Manager Aaron Boone said Stanton was hurt near the end of defensive drills on Tuesday. An MRI found a Grade...
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February 26, 2020 - 6:39 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — Tim Tebow is set to swing into action for a new team. The New York Mets minor league outfielder and former Heisman Trophy-winning quarterback will play for the Philippines next month in the World Baseball Classic. Tebow was born in the Philippines in 1987 when his...
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Houston Astros outfielder George Springer yells as he and other outfielders come off the field during baseball spring training Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in West Palm Beach, Fla. (Karen Warren/Houston Chronicle via AP)
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February 26, 2020 - 5:45 pm
PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) — George Springer could only stand there all alone and listen. The Houston Astros leadoff man had no choice when he stepped into the batter's box a bit too early and was showered with loud boos Wednesday at an exhibition game against the New York Mets. Mets pitcher Noah...
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In this photo provided by the National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum, Larry Walker poses near the wall of plaques, Tuesday, Feb. 25, 2020 at the National Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Walker said on Tuesday that his Hall of Fame plaque will show him in Colorado Rockies cap, not a Montreal Expos hat. He added the key to picking the Rockies is that Colorado was "where the majority of my damage was done." (Milo Stewart, Jr./National Baseball Hall of Fame and Museum via AP)
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February 25, 2020 - 4:20 pm
COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Larry Walker's right hand was shaking ever-so-slightly as he reached to sign the space where his plaque will hang in baseball's Hall of Fame. Reality was still sinking in, a month after his selection. “It doesn’t seem legit. I feel like I just won a lottery ticket," Walker...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve runs to first base after getting hit with a pitch during the fifth inning of a spring training baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Monday, Feb. 24, 2020, in Lakeland, Fla. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
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February 25, 2020 - 3:05 am
LAKELAND, Fla. (AP) — José Altuve insisted he tuned out the hecklers. He couldn't avoid a pitch that grazed him. “He was hit in the foot. That ain’t nothing, you know what I mean?” Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker said Monday after an 11-1 win over Detroit at half-empty Joker Marchant Stadium. “...
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