Baseball

 Ichiro Suzuki
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March 21, 2019 - 9:49 am
Ichiro Suzuki was showered with cheers and chants while taking what appeared to be his final bow in a magnificent career that lasted nearly three decades Thursday night when the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 5-4 in 12 innings.
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Alex Bregman
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March 20, 2019 - 8:06 am
Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros have agreed on a $100 million, six-year deal that keeps the All-Star third baseman under contract with the team through 2024, according to a person with direct knowledge of the situation.
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(AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill, File)
March 15, 2019 - 9:11 am
Trimming the time between innings might save a minute or two over the length of a game, but the real heavy lifting toward solving baseball's many issues is still to come.
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AP Photo/Rick Scuteri, File
March 08, 2019 - 7:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Get ready for strikes by robots. No, overworked machines aren't walking out in a labor protest. Computers will be used for ball/strike calls starting April 25 in the independent Atlantic League, where the distance between home and first will be shortened by 3 inches. The ground...
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Baseball
© Peter G. Aiken
March 07, 2019 - 10:30 am
Major leagues teams this season must notify the commissioner's office of their starting lineups before they are announced at stadiums. The decision Thursday comes in response to the Supreme Court ruling that has led to more widespread legal gambling.
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