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Little Known Black History Fact: Bill Lucas

William “Bill” Lucas was a pioneer in Major League Baseball as the game’s first African-American manager. Lucas was the “skipper” of the Atlanta Braves, holding the position for three years. 314 more words

Little Known Black History Facts

Cobb Sees Streak End, Yankees Avoid Sweep With 3-2 Win over Rays

Alex Cobb allowed more than two earned runs for the first time in 13 starts, and that was the difference in a 3-2 Rays loss on Wednesday to the Yankees.   432 more words

Nationals manager: We're playing for home-field advantage

By: Greg Warren

Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams is giving most of his starters the night off Wednesday after the team clinched the National League East title Tuesday night, but says it will be business as usual beginning Thursday. 159 more words

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Brewers GM denies team in talks with Aramis Ramirez about 2015 mutual option

Milwaukee Brewers general manager Doug Melvin is acting quickly to squash reports the team is interested in exercising third baseman Aramis Ramirez’s 2015 mutual option, as first reported by CBS Sports’ Jon Heyman. 140 more words

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Blue Jays rookie Marcus Stroman suspended six games for pitching at batter's head

BALTIMORE — Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman is appealing his six-game suspension that Major League Baseball imposed for throwing at the head of a Baltimore hitter. 176 more words

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Ryan England: New York Mets Account Executive

Ryan England, Account Executive, for the New York Mets talks about the current goals of the organization and how he supports those goals. 

1. What are the biggest challenges that someone in your position would face? 417 more words
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It's time for Neshek to command the ninth

This isn’t a Trevor Rosenthal hate piece. If anything, it commends him.

Rosenthal blew a save in Tuesday’s game that eventually resulted in a 12-inning loss. 349 more words