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Mets fan pays tribute to his buddy, flushes his ashes down the toilet in ballpark restrooms across U.S.

NEW YORK — The New York Mets were leading the Philadelphia Phillies, 2-1, after two innings when Tom McDonald stood up from his upper-deck seat at Citi Field. 1,054 more words

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Video: Fans pay respects at vigil for Kansas City Royals pitcher killed in crash

Fans are remembering Kansas City Royals baseball pitcher Yordano Ventura who died Sunday in a highway crash in his native Dominican Republic.

Ventura, 25, burst onto the baseball scene with a 100 mph fastball and an explosive attitude to match. 23 more words

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Albers signs contract with Braves organization

Andrew Albers is going back to pitch some extra innings.

Albers, a 31-year-old left-handed pitcher from North Battleford, has signed a minor-league contract with Major League Baseball’s Atlanta Braves after earlier stints with the Minnesota Twins and Toronto Blue Jays organizations. 133 more words

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Ball Girl Status

The first thought that most people think when they learn that I’m a ball girl for a professional baseball team is, “Oh wow that’s so cool, you’re like famous!”. 577 more words

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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

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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

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