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24 min ago | Major League Baseball

MLB Notebook: Abreu's rookie year nearing elite status

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Related Topix: Sports, Jose Abreu, Major League Baseball

10 hrs ago | BleacherReport

Ron Darling Discusses 2014 MLB Deadline, Emotions of Own Trade from Mets

After spending nine years in the big leagues with the New York Mets, winning a World Series ring and earning an All-Star selection along the way, Darling was dealt not once but twice during the 1991 trade deadline rush.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, American League, Major League Baseball, Montreal Expos, Baseball Players, David Price

Tue Jul 29, 2014

BTF's Baseball Primer

ABC News: 'Capital Games': How Congress Saved the Baseball Hall of Fame

A two-time MVP outfielder and a United States senator say the congressional hearings on steroids in baseball nearly a decade ago had a direct impact on preventing players tainted by the baseball's steroids era from being considered for the Hall of Fame.

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Mon Jul 28, 2014

ChicagoSports.com

Cubs' Ricketts still weighing TV options

Less than three weeks after receiving approval from the city of Chicago's landmarks commission on their latest renovation plan, Chicago Cubs owner Tom Ricketts said the franchise still is deliberating its choices for its next television contract.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players, Barry Bonds

OnMilwaukee

A Downtown quiz

In honor of Downtown Employee Appreciation Week -- and the start of State Fair -- I offer up this little quiz.

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The Toronto Star

Blue Jays Bullpen: As Tony LaRussa enter Hall, is there a double standard for Steroid Era managers

In this week's Bullpen, Richard Griffin's conversation with Ryan Goins and which eight uniformed Blue Jays are in Hall of Fame.

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Sun Jul 27, 2014

KSDK-TV Saint Louis

A look back at Tony La Russa's careerA look back at Tony La Russa's...

Mandatory Credit: Otto Greule/ALLSPORT A look back at Tony La Russa's career 5 May 1996: General manager Tony LaRussa of the St. Louis Cardinals looks on from the dug out as he watches the Cardinals 10-4 loss to the San Diego Padres at Jack Murphy Stadium in San Diego, California.

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Related Topix: Sports, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Oakland Athletics, Baseball Players

KTVN Reno

Santana hits 2 more HRs, Indians stop Royals

Hall of Famers Reggie Jackson and Jim Rice didn't do it. Neither did Mark McGwire, Albert Pujols, Jim Thome, Barry Bonds nor any other opposing slugger who played at Kansas City.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Lonnie Chisenhall, Carlos Santana, Danny Salazar, Billy Butler

Inside Bay Area

Tony La Russa: I voiced 'suspicions' about A's players to Sandy Alderson

Tony La Russa, on the weekend he entered Baseball's Hall of Fame, told the New York Daily News that he voiced "suspicions" about possible steroid use by players when he was the A's manager.

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The London Free Press

Baseball Hall of Fame observers figure Joe Torre will have a great speech

A veteran of more than three decades of induction ceremonies was asked who he thought would give the best speech on Sunday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tom Glavine, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

NewsandSentinel.com

Nobody likes a cheater

But once a single person or a team in any sports cheats, it puts the pressure on every other team to do the same, or else suffer the consequences of falling behind those who are breaking the rules.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Discovery Channel, Lance Armstrong, Cycling

Sat Jul 26, 2014

KHQ-TV Spokane

Indians Finally Win, Top Salem-Keizer 4-1

Clayton Kershaw pitched a two-hitter to win his ninth straight decision, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 5-0 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Saturday night.

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Related Topix: Sports, Clayton Kershaw, Baseball Players, San Francisco Giants, Major League Baseball, Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, David Price

Los Angeles Times

Manny (Ramirez) is still being Manny, but it's not nearly the same

Former Dodgers outfielder Manny Ramirez is congratulated by one of his Iowa Cubs teammates during a game in Des Moines, Iowa, on June 30. Ramirez has struggled during his time with the Cubs.

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Contra Costa Times

Baseball HOF cuts election eligibility to 10 years

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens, Sammy Sosa and Mark McGwire will have less time to remain eligible for the Hall of Fame ballot under changes made Saturday.

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CBS Sports

La Russa: Let PED users in HOF with an asterisk

Decorated skipper Tony La Russa is set to be inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday, and the topic of performance-enhancing drugs/banned substanced and how they relate to Hall standards has naturally been broached.

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Chicago Sun-Times

Jose Abreu hits 30th HR as White Sox beat Twins

It seems to be a foregone conclusion that general manager Rick Hahn will be selling rather than buying before the non-waiver trade deadline Thursday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Tyler Flowers, Baseball Players, Jose Abreu, Adam Dunn, John Danks

Fri Jul 25, 2014

CBC News

BOXSCORE: Jays fall to Yankees, 6-4

A minor league baseball manager in Myrtle Beach, South Carolina, has done his part to spread prostate cancer awareness - he had a prostate cancer exam before a field packed with baseball fans.

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The Willits News

Mark McGwire says no to Jose Canseco's apologies

There will be no "Bash Brothers" reunion any time soon. Former A's slugger Mark McGwire, now the Los Angeles Dodgers hitting coach, addressed Jose Canseco's pleas to mend fences when interviewed by ESPNLosAngeles.com .

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The Des Moines Register

Former major leaguer joins Iowa baseball staff

Former Major League Baseball player Jeff Clement has been named the University of Iowa baseball team's volunteer assistant, UI head coach Rick Heller announced Thursday.

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New Hampshire Public Radio -

'No Easy Answer': Ex-Baseball Manager La Russa On Legacy, Steroids

Former St. Louis Cardinals manager Tony La Russa is introduced before Game One of the World Series in 2011.

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