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Milwaukee Brewers fans have gotten a glimpse of the future in 2017 with several prospects being recalled to the big club. More Brewers coverage More prospects will be in the spotlight on July 9 as three Brewers were selected to play in this year’s Futures Game, which will be held at 3 p.m. CT in …

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CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians will try to salvage a mediocre homestand when they host the Texas Rangers on Thursday in the final game of a four-game series. Coverage begins at 11:30 a.m. on SportsTime Ohio For the Indians, it’s the final game of a seven-game homestand in which they’ve lost four of the first …

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A decade ago, Edwin Encarnacion was a power-hitting third baseman for the Cincinnati Reds. Years later, Encarnacion bloomed into one of MLB’s most elite sluggers. It all began with a trade between the Reds and Toronto Blue Jays with third baseman Scott Rolen as the centerpiece in the deal. On July 31, 2009 the Reds …

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PHOENIX — The Arizona Diamondbacks didn’t gain their 50th victory last season until their 120th game, or when many Phoenix sports fans had long since switched their attention to the NFL Cardinals. This season, Arizona needed just 78 games to get to 50 wins. So, what changed? The players? Not that many. The payroll? Not …

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Apr 11, 2017; Miami, FL, USA; A general view of the MLB All-Star game logo inside Marlins Park prior to the game between the Miami Marlins and the Atlanta Braves. Mandatory Credit: Jasen Vinlove-USA TODAY Sports With the MLB season nearing the half-way point, the 2017 All-Star game remains just a few weeks away. We’ll …

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have quietly put together the league’s third best record at 50-29. Maybe it’s time they get the respect they deserve. There are many things I like regarding the game of baseball. I like home runs, I like 6-4-3 double plays, I like plays at the plate. Heck, I like the sacrifice bunt. But …

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A potential Maikel Franco trade would not hurt the Philadelphia Phillies as greatly as it might have two years ago. In fact, dealing their young third baseman could actually open up some great possibilities. After his very productive half-season in 2015, Franco has failed to capitalize on the opportunity that has presented itself. This season has …

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The 1976 American League Rookie of the Year, Mark Fidrych was a fan favorite for the Detroit Tigers before injuries derailed his career. On this day in 1983, after an extended comeback attempt with the Boston Red Sox, Fidrych called it a career. In 1976, Mark Fidrych burst on the scene like a comet across …

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