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MLB trade rumors: Yankees acquire Edwin Encarnacion from Mariners

The Yankees have acquired Edwin Encarnacion from the Mariners. According to ESPN, New York has picked up the big bat from Seattle. It is unclear who the Mariners have received in return, but the New York Post reports pitching prospect Juan Then is going to Seattle in the deal. And according to USA Today, the […]

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Ohtani first Japanese-born player to hit for cycle

Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani hit for the cycle Thursday night against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Florida. Ohtani became the first Japanese-born player to hit for the cycle. He did it with a single in the seventh inning off Tampa Bay reliever Hunter Wood. That followed a three-run home run […]

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Dominican Republic police: Suspects were hired to shoot David Ortiz

Dominican Republic police director Ney Aldrin Bautista said at a news conference Wednesday afternoon that the suspects in the shooting of David Ortiz had been hired to do so. According to Bautista, a group of criminals had charged 400,000 Dominican pesos (about $8,000 dollars) to shoot the former Boston Red Sox star. The authorities were immediately unable to determine […]

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Can you see a pitcher’s fastest fastball coming? Prove it!

It’s usually a big moment in the game if Andrew Miller is pitching, and April 21, 2018, was no exception. Miller was protecting a one-run Indians lead in the eighth inning, with two runners on and two men out. He had two strikes on the Orioles’ Adam Jones, and tried to put him away with […]