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Two Major League Baseball All-Stars have revealed positive coronavirus tests Saturday. Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sanó both tested positive for the virus. The Twins announced Friday that four players had tested positive for coronavirus. The team released three names Friday, but did not announce Sanó, 27, until …

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ATLANTA (AP) — With teams in two sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves on Saturday gave no indication they are willing to consider a similar change. The Cleveland Indians said Friday they’re reconsidering their nickname following the furor over the NFL Washington Redskins name. The Braves …

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ATLANTA (AP) — With teams in two sports taking a second look at names deemed offensive to Native Americans, the Atlanta Braves on Saturday gave no indication they are willing to consider a similar change. The Cleveland Indians said Friday they’re reconsidering their nickname following the furor over the NFL Washington Redskins name. The Braves …

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ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves four-time All-Star Freddie Freeman, reliever Will Smith and two teammates have tested positive for the coronavirus. Manager Brian Snitker said Saturday the four players, including right-hander Touki Toussaint and infielder Pete Kozma, agreed to have the team disclose their positive tests. Snitker said Freeman had a negative intake test before …

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Celebrating Kobe Bryant, Don Shula and all of the sports figures we’ve lost in 2020. Former Philadelphia Phillies and UCLA pitcher Tyson Brummett was killed after the plane he was piloting crashed in the Wasatch Mountains near Salt Lake City, Utah, on Friday morning, according to USA Today. He was 35.  Brummett, according to the …

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Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer has purchased a waterfront mansion in Jupiter, Fla., according to real estate site The Real Deal. The 7,778-square foot property sold for $9.8 million, per the report. It was previously owned by real estate investor Justin Daniels and wife Robin Daniels. The mansion, built in 2018, has five bedrooms, seven-and-a-half bathrooms, …

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CLEVELAND (AP) — They’ve been known as the Cleveland Indians since 1915. Those days could be over. Amid new pressure sparked by a national movement to correct racial wrongdoings, the Indians said Friday night they will review their long-debated nickname which has been in place for 105 years. “We are committed to making a positive …

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NEW YORK — Thirty-one Major League Baseball players and seven staff members tested positive for COVID-19 during intake for the resumption of training, a rate of 1.2%. MLB and the players’ association announced the results Friday as teams resumed workouts for the first time since the coronavirus interrupted spring training on March 12, two weeks …

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SAN DIEGO (AP) — Prized shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. wore a facemask throughout the reboot of spring training Friday for the San Diego Padres, who reported that outfielder Tommy Pham tested positive for COVID-19 and is asymptomatic. General manager A.J. Preller said another test is pending but didn’t identify the player. Preller said Pham has …

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WASHINGTON (AP) — Dave Martinez’s mantra of going 1-0 every day followed the Washington Nationals to their first World Series title. When they resumed workouts Friday at summer training camp in the midst of a global pandemic, the manager’s mantra remained. Only, it has a different meaning for the defending champions tiptoeing the health and …

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