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Still one of baseball’s best-kept secrets, the Arizona Fall League wrapped up on Saturday afternoon at Scottsdale Stadium. The Peoria Javelinas defeated the Salt River Rafters 3-2 in an extra-inning affair to take home their second consecutive title. Winning the Arizona Fall League on a walk-off gives you the right to send your bat to …

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MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins have designated for assignment infielder-outfielder Derek Dietrich, who had been with the team since 2013. Dietrich is eligible for arbitration after making $2.9 million this year, when he hit .265 with 16 home runs in 149 games while playing mostly in left field. He’s a .254 career hitter with …

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have designated C.J. Cron for assignment after the slugger hit 30 home runs with an .816 OPS last season. Cron batted .253, slugged .493 and drove in 74 during his first season with Tampa Bay, yet the Rays cut the 28-year-old Tuesday before he entered his …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin has been cleared to resume physical activities after a major health scare. The 30-year-old became extremely ill this summer shortly after he was acquired in a trade from the Detroit Tigers. Martin contracted a bacterial virus that affected his organs and jeopardized his life. Doctors were able …

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Chris Paddack’s initial test of 2018 came on April 30 when he made his first start in nearly two years. He passed with flying colors. Paddack threw six shutout innings that night in San Bernardino — the first time he pitched that deep into a game in his professional career. The recovery from a major …

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The Kansas City Royals have filled up their 40-man major league roster, adding three players ahead of Tuesday’s reserve list deadline. The Royals selected right-handers Arnaldo Hernandez and Josh Staumont from Triple-A Omaha and Scott Blewett from Double-A Northwest Arkansas. Blewett, 22, went 8-6 with a 4.79 ERA for Northwest Arkansas last season, ranking sixth in …

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ST. LOUIS – The St. Louis Cardinals made six roster moves, adding four players to the 40-man major league roster and designating two players for assignment in advance of Tuesday’s reserve list deadline. The Cardinals selected the contracts of left-hander Genesis Cabrera, right-hander Ryan Helsley, outfielder Lane Thomas and infielder Ramón Urías from Triple-A Memphis. …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Jenrry Mejia was released Tuesday by the New York Mets after serving three drug suspensions. The 29-year-old right-hander from the Dominican Republic was told in July by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred that he could return to the big leagues in 2019. Mejia was suspended for life on Feb. 12, 2016, …

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Meet the newest MVP in the Milwaukee Brewers organization. Christian Yelich? That’s old news. We’re talking about Keston Hiura, the Brewers’ top prospect who was named MVP of the Arizona Fall League on Saturday. Just like Yelich, his bat was both consistent and clutch, as the 22-year-old drove home the tying run in the ninth …

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