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Champions re-sign Cartwright

The Ottawa Champions are bringing back Albert Cartwright.

Cartwright, 29, batted .292 with three home runs and 34 RBIs in 91 games for Ottawa in the 2016 regular season, and was named the Can-Am League’s all-star second baseman. 60 more words

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Cubs win 1st Series title since 1908, beat Indians in Game 7

CLEVELAND — The Chicago Cubs won their first World Series championship since 1908 when Ben Zobrist hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, beating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in a thrilling Game 7 delayed by rain early Thursday. 152 more words


Kluber, Indians beat Cubs 7-2, now lead World Series 3-1

CHICAGO — One more win and baseball fans everywhere might finally believe in these Cleveland Indians.

That’s all it will take for Corey Kluber & Co. 326 more words


Cruickshank: Teen pitcher home after stellar year of pro

Pity his scrapbook, bursting at the seams, buried by benchmarks.

On opening day, he is the starting pitcher for the Rome (Ga.) Braves. Always an honour. 816 more words


Prominent Ottawa architect heads to court to suppress Cleveland Indians name

TORONTO — The Cleveland Indians faced growing pressure in Canada on Friday to ditch their name and mascot, including a court challenge.

Douglas Cardinal, a prominent aboriginal architect, has filed an application with Ontario’s superior court demanding the team’s name and logo not be used in the province, said a statement issued Friday. 564 more words

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MacPherson: Locker room safety goggles disrespecting the champagne

Professional baseball players are tough. You can see how tough they are when one of them gets hit by a pitch. The ancient traditions of baseball require that a player not rub or even touch the place on his body that absorbed the devastating impact. 669 more words


Encarnacion homers as Jays win wild-card game over Orioles in extra-inning thriller

TORONTO — Edwin Encarnacion slammed a three-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Toronto Blue Jays to a 5-2 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night in a drama-filled American League wild-card game. 1,060 more words