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Math is the best antidote to the scapegoating of the World Baseball Classic. Figures compiled by Major League Baseball show players who participated in the last two editions of the World Baseball Classic suffer injuries less frequently than those who don’t, according to FOX Sports’ Ken Rosenthal. The numbers refute longstanding fears over WBC players’ …

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The flu is demolishing the Boston Red Sox’s lineup. After a couple players came down with the bug in spring training, it’s since been spreading like wildfire, and its latest victim is designated hitter Hanley Ramirez. He and right fielder Mookie Betts, who got sick earlier in the week and was out of Wednesday’s lineup, …

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The Miami Marlins rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Washington Nationals in 10 innings.

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Kevin Cash breaks down the team’s loss to the Blue Jays, saying he was impressed with how Blake Snell bounced back after the grand slam and with how Steven Souza Jr. is swinging the bat.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Kendrys Morales hit his fourth career grand slam, Marcus Stroman pitched 6 1/3 effective innings and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-2 on Thursday night.

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ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Corey Dickerson homered and drove in two runs to lead the Tampa Bay Rays to a 4-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Wednesday night.

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Miami Marlins’ Dan Straily reacts to Wednesday night’s loss to the Washington Nationals.

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