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42 min ago | The Wichita Eagle

Toronto Blue Jays

The Toronto Blue Jays will attempt to bounce back, as they begin a three-game set against Cleveland with the struggling Justin Masterson on the mound for the Indians.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Toronto Blue Jays, Baseball Players, Justin Masterson, Jason Kipnis, Lonnie Chisenhall, Jose Bautista

4 hrs ago | Alabama Live

All-Time Alabama Baseball Team: Pick the first baseman

Alabama is the only state where the residents can debate the greatest living baseball player and know the answer will be one of their own.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, National League

8 hrs ago | CNN

Fantasy baseball PRs: Braves' Upton heating up

After being relatively quiet the first week-plus of the season, Justin Upton finally began to connect with the ball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Thu Apr 17, 2014

The Miami Herald

Jim Souhan: Twins' Gibson looms as team's young ace

Following the worst three-year span in franchise history, a downturn caused by amateurish starting pitching, they gave the last spot in their rotation this spring to Kyle Gibson.

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Related Topix: Sports, Kyle Gibson, Baseball Players, Francisco Liriano, Major League Baseball, Glen Perkins

The State

Cleveland Indians

Justin Verlander tries to build upon his first win of the season Thursday when the Detroit Tigers close out a weather-abbreviated two-game series against the Cleveland Indians at Comerica Park.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Danny Salazar, Alex Avila

The Baltimore Sun

Over 40 baseball league 'just a bunch of guys who still want to play'

Wood bats, regulation uniforms and a desire to compete against peers are just part of what drives Baltimore Senior Baseball Over 40 League players to lace up their spikes every Sunday morning from April to August for some old-fashioned hardball.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

CNN

David Pincus: Fantasy baseball News & Notes: Eric Hosmer worth a flyer

In our daily fantasy baseball news and notes column, we'll be discussing hot topics in the fantasy baseball world, as well as offering up tidbits of information to help you set your lineup.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Paul Goldschmidt

Detroit News

Tigers' Verlander, Scherzer ranked (too low?) among MLB's top big-game pitchers

Justin Verlander is off to a 1-1 start with a 2.57 ERA, with 13 strikeouts in 21 innings.

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Related Topix: Sports, Justin Verlander, Baseball Players, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Max Scherzer

Sacramento Bee Newspaper

Angels beat A's 5-4 on Iannetta's HR in 12th

If the AL West race turns out to be as close as these three games, the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels will be battling down to the wire come September.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Oakland Athletics, Los Angeles Angels, Josh Donaldson, Howie Kendrick

CBS Local

Jeremy Conn: American League Predictions

I know it hasn't started out the way some O's fans would like, but for the first time ever, I'm picking the O's to win the division.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League Central, American League West

Wed Apr 16, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Hopes high Negro Leagues stadium makes comeback

The light touch of a paint roller is enough to dislodge a chunk of plaster from the crumbling walls of Hinchliffe Stadium.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

KCBD-TV Lubbock

Hopes high Negro League stadium will make comeback

The shadows of volunteers Luis Varela, left, and Marco Murakami are seen on the ground as they paint over graffiti on the walls of Hinchliffe Stadium, Wednesday, April 16, 2014, in Paterson, N.J. .

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

The State

Orioles beat Rays 3-0 for 2-game sweep

Miguel Gonzalez and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, and the Orioles capitalized on two infield singles by Adam Jones in a 3-0 victory Wednesday.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Zach Britton, Baltimore Orioles, Adam Jones, Nick Markakis, Tommy Hunter

Merced Sun-Star

Rounding Third: Future starts now for Astros

You won't hear that often this season, but the Astros made the right move on Wednesday, recalling super outfield prospect George Springer in an effort to not only jumpstart their woeful offense, but perhaps draw some interest in a team that is probably headed toward a fourth consecutive 100-loss season.

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Pasadena Star-News

Mike Trouta s ninth-inning heroics not enough for Angels, who lose to Oakland in 11

Mike Scioscia wasn't exactly defending the Angels' sub-.500 start to the season Tuesday night with fire and brimstone.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League West, Major League Baseball, Eric Sogard, Baseball Players, Kole Calhoun, Josh Donaldson

WBTV

Push to save historic NJ baseball stadium

Volunteers are working to help save one of the only stadiums still in existence where black professional baseball teams once played.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball

Tue Apr 15, 2014

Northern Michigan News

Sloppy 6th inning dooms Twins in 9-3 loss to Jays

Phil Hughes was rolling along against his old AL East foes from Toronto, piling up the strikeouts and freezing Blue Jays bats through five innings on a chilly night at Target Field.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Phil Hughes, Baseball Players, Brett Lawrie, Minnesota Twins, Jose Bautista, Edwin Encarnacion

Detroit Free Press

Refreshed Ian Kinsler gets praises from new teammates, manager early in Detroit Tigers tenure

This Yogi Berra story has its roots from when World Series games were played exclusively in the afternoon, and they often were played in tall and enormous Yankee Stadium, where shadows would begin to cover part of the outfield while much of the field remained in sunshine.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Ian Kinsler, Baseball Players, Brad Ausmus, Victor Martinez, Justin Verlander, Austin Jackson

4029TV.com

Indians vs. Tigers postponed by snow

The Cleveland Indians didn't match up well against the Detroit Tigers last season.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League Central, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Zach McAllister, Cleveland Indians, Detroit Tigers, Asdrubal Cabrera, Carlos Santana

Double G Sports

Banged-Up Yanks Take Three Out of Four from Boston

Over the weekend, the Yankees took three out of four in their series with Boston, which suggested that maybe this year would be different from last year.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, American League East, Baseball Players, Derek Jeter, Brian Roberts, Francisco Cervelli, Mark Teixeira, Dean Anna

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