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Major League Baseball
Cano bucks odds again with Mariners' megadeal
The Yankees lost their No. 3 hitter to the Mariners for a compensation Draft pick -- essentially unimaginable in any era -- but it's hardly the first time Cano has written an unexpected script.
Labor Dept. finds bitterness in sugar workers' lives
Lucner Pierre, 59, is a sugar cane cutter in the Dominican Republic. He emigrated from Haiti 35 years ago and says he makes just enough money to eat but not much more.
Santo Domingan pension fund profits to go into DR's energy sector
The Superintendence of Pensions is considering using part of the pension funds for infrastructure for the energy sector, such as taking on debt for funding the construction of electricity generation plants.
Toronto Blue Jays
Braun likely out until after All-Star break
Brewers outfielder Ryan Braun was scheduled to test his aching right hand by swinging a bat Tuesday, but even manager Ron Roenicke concedes Braun is probably out until after the All-Star break.
White Sox sign 16 year old international free agent slugger Micker Adolfo Zapata
The Chicago White Sox , the parent club of the Charlotte Knights and Kannapolis Intimidators , announced today that they have signed international free agent outfielder Micker Adolfo Zapata.