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Boston’s Chris Sale, out for the season following Tommy John surgery, thought about the prospect of his teammates sequestered in the Phoenix area for an extended period if Major League Baseball and its players adopt an all-Arizona start to the season. “I don’t know if I could look at my kids just through a screen …

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Boston’s Chris Sale, out for the season following Tommy John surgery, thought about the prospect of his teammates sequestered in the Phoenix area for an extended period if Major League Baseball and its players adopt an all-Arizona start to the season. “I don’t know if I could look at my kids just through a screen …

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NEW YORK — If he wanted, Mark Hamilton could show off his World Series ring at work. But the fill-in first baseman for the 2011 champion St. Louis Cardinals prefers to keep that prize safe at home. “The surgical scrub tub, not the most conducive place to wear it,” Hamilton said. On Friday, under an accelerated …

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BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale says he has no regrets about the timing of his recent Tommy John surgery and is confident he can return as a stronger pitcher following his yearlong rehab. Sale had the procedure on his left elbow on March 30, getting his ulnar collateral ligament replaced by Dr. …

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<img class="caas-img has-preview" alt="Hank Aaron watches career home run No. 715 sail over the left-field fence in 1974. (Associated Press)” src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/s7Fs.XkeIS.j8fjYGTc2MA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTM2MC4zODA5NTIzODA5NTI0/https://media.zenfs.com/en/la_times_articles_853/b8b4f158483f0210ec8a56ec5a736e84″ data-src=”https://s.yimg.com/ny/api/res/1.2/s7Fs.XkeIS.j8fjYGTc2MA–/YXBwaWQ9aGlnaGxhbmRlcjt3PTY0MDtoPTM2MC4zODA5NTIzODA5NTI0/https://media.zenfs.com/en/la_times_articles_853/b8b4f158483f0210ec8a56ec5a736e84″>Hank Aaron watches career home run No. 715 sail over the left-field fence in 1974. (Associated Press) Baseball commissioner Bowie Kuhn ordered the Atlanta Braves’ Henry Aaron to play in a Sunday road game …

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NEW YORK — Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association. The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the new coronavirus pandemic, people familiar with the discussion …

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NEW YORK (AP) — Putting all 30 teams in the Phoenix area and playing in empty ballparks was among the ideas discussed Monday by Major League Baseball and the players’ association. The sides held a telephone call to talk about paths forward for a season delayed by the new coronavirus pandemic, people familiar with the …

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KNOXVILLE, Tenn. (AP) — Former All-Star first baseman Todd Helton pleaded guilty to driving under the influence as a first offense and has served 48 hours in jail as part of his sentence. Helton crashed his vehicle on March 18, 2019, in Knox County and required emergency medical care. No other cars were involved and …

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DETROIT (AP) — Al Kaline, who spent his entire 22-season Hall of Fame career with the Detroit Tigers and was known affectionately as “Mr. Tiger,” died Monday. He was 85. John Morad, a friend of Kaline’s, confirmed to The Associated Press that he died Monday at his home in Michigan. Morad, who spoke first to …

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DETROIT (AP) — Fresh off the train and only 18 years old, Al Kaline ran into an immediate roadblock trying to join the Detroit Tigers. Called up to the majors, he couldn’t get past the security guards at Briggs Stadium. “I finally convinced them I was the guy who just signed a bonus contract for …

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