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Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rob Manfred has been given a five-year term as baseball commissioner when he succeeds Bud Selig in two months.

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Stanton signs record $325M deal at news conference

Stanton signs record $325M deal at news conference

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins' field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the …

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Butler and A's finalize $30 million, 3-year deal

Butler and A's finalize $30 million, 3-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Billy Butler came so close to winning it all with Kansas City that it stings to be leaving his only professional team a…

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Big deals on minds of owners during MLB meetings

Big deals on minds of owners during MLB meetings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder…

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AP source: Billy Butler and A's reach 3-year deal

AP source: Billy Butler and A's reach 3-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent designated hitter Billy Butler and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $30 million, three-year contract, …

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MLB All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 in final game of tour

MLB All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 in final game of tour

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Matt Shoemaker combined with four relievers on a four-hitter to upstage Shohei Otani, and the Major League Baseball All-…

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Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract

Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract

TORONTO (AP) — Free agent catcher Russell Martin and the Toronto Blue Jays finalized an $82 million, five-year contract on Tuesday.

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Stanton agrees to record deal with Marlins

Stanton agrees to record deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn't afford to say no.

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AP source: Jays, Martin agree to 5-year deal

AP source: Jays, Martin agree to 5-year deal

TORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year…

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Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either.

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Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either.

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Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league …

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Mariners' Cano breaks toe in Japan, out 3-4 weeks

Mariners' Cano breaks toe in Japan, out 3-4 weeks

SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after breaking a toe during the Major League Baseball All-S…

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Japan no-hits MLB All-Stars in 4-0 win in Game 3

Japan no-hits MLB All-Stars in 4-0 win in Game 3

TOKYO (AP) — Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter, and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 on Saturda…

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D-Backs acquire pitcher Hellickson from Rays

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with Martinez

Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with Martinez

DETROIT (AP) — When Mike Ilitch was asked about the ramifications of another huge financial commitment by his Detroit Tigers, the octogenarian…

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Burnett back with Pirates for $8.5M, 1-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett believes his right arm has one — and only one — season left in it. The pitcher has no intentions of letting it …

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Yanagita leads Japan over MLB All-Stars 8-4

Yanagita leads Japan over MLB All-Stars 8-4

TOKYO (AP) — Yuki Yanagita drove in four runs from the leadoff spot, Hisashi Iwakuma was hit hard and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All…

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Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.

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Longtime MLB player, manager Alvin Dark dies at 92

Longtime MLB player, manager Alvin Dark dies at 92

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Alvin Dark, a player and manager on World Series champions who sparked perhaps the most famous rally in baseball history, …

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Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rob Manfred has been given a five-year term as baseball commissioner when he succeeds Bud Selig in two months.

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Stanton signs record $325M deal at news conference

Stanton signs record $325M deal at news conference

MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton stood on the Miami Marlins' field Wednesday and scanned a sea of empty seats, mindful the stands look much the …

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Butler and A's finalize $30 million, 3-year deal

Butler and A's finalize $30 million, 3-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Billy Butler came so close to winning it all with Kansas City that it stings to be leaving his only professional team a…

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Big deals on minds of owners during MLB meetings

Big deals on minds of owners during MLB meetings

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Yankees President Randy Levine offered a succinct response when asked what he thought about the Marlins and outfielder…

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AP source: Billy Butler and A's reach 3-year deal

AP source: Billy Butler and A's reach 3-year deal

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Free agent designated hitter Billy Butler and the Oakland Athletics have agreed to a $30 million, three-year contract, …

November 18, 2014 10:59 pmLoading…

MLB All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 in final game of tour

MLB All-Stars beat Japan 3-1 in final game of tour

SAPPORO, Japan (AP) — Matt Shoemaker combined with four relievers on a four-hitter to upstage Shohei Otani, and the Major League Baseball All-…

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Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract

Martin, Jays finalize $82 million, 5-year contract

TORONTO (AP) — Free agent catcher Russell Martin and the Toronto Blue Jays finalized an $82 million, five-year contract on Tuesday.

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Stanton agrees to record deal with Marlins

Stanton agrees to record deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins persuaded Giancarlo Stanton to say yes. He couldn't afford to say no.

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AP source: Jays, Martin agree to 5-year deal

AP source: Jays, Martin agree to 5-year deal

TORONTO (AP) — A person with knowledge of the deal says the Toronto Blue Jays and free agent catcher Russell Martin have agreed to a five-year…

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Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either.

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Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

Stanton agrees to record $325M deal with Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins are no longer pinching pennies, and Giancarlo Stanton won't be, either.

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Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

Heyward to Cards, Braves get Miller in 4-man deal

ATLANTA (AP) — Jason Heyward stirred up enormous expectations when he joined the Atlanta Braves at age 20. He homered in his first big league …

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Mariners' Cano breaks toe in Japan, out 3-4 weeks

Mariners' Cano breaks toe in Japan, out 3-4 weeks

SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners second baseman Robinson Cano is expected to miss 3-4 weeks after breaking a toe during the Major League Baseball All-S…

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Japan no-hits MLB All-Stars in 4-0 win in Game 3

Japan no-hits MLB All-Stars in 4-0 win in Game 3

TOKYO (AP) — Takahiro Norimoto combined with three relievers on a no-hitter, and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 4-0 on Saturda…

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D-Backs acquire pitcher Hellickson from Rays

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have acquired right-hander Jeremy Hellickson from the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with Martinez

Tigers finalize $68M, 4-year deal with Martinez

DETROIT (AP) — When Mike Ilitch was asked about the ramifications of another huge financial commitment by his Detroit Tigers, the octogenarian…

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Burnett back with Pirates for $8.5M, 1-year deal

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A.J. Burnett believes his right arm has one — and only one — season left in it. The pitcher has no intentions of letting it …

November 14, 2014 3:24 pmLoading…

Yanagita leads Japan over MLB All-Stars 8-4

Yanagita leads Japan over MLB All-Stars 8-4

TOKYO (AP) — Yuki Yanagita drove in four runs from the leadoff spot, Hisashi Iwakuma was hit hard and Japan beat the Major League Baseball All…

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Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

Clayton Kershaw, Mike Trout win MVP awards

NEW YORK (AP) — For once, Clayton Kershaw was glad to see a long shutout streak end.

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Longtime MLB player, manager Alvin Dark dies at 92

Longtime MLB player, manager Alvin Dark dies at 92

EASLEY, S.C. (AP) — Alvin Dark, a player and manager on World Series champions who sparked perhaps the most famous rally in baseball history, …

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Original Mustangs player Barnes passes away at 88

Original Mustangs player Barnes passes away at 88

Les Barnes, the starting shortstop for the Billings Mustangs during their inaugural season in 1948, passed away Nov. 5 at the age of 88.

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Mustangs' Roller named top Pioneer exec

Billings Mustangs general manager Gary Roller has been named the Pioneer League’s 2014 executive of the year.

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'Playing for each other' part of Mustangs' recipe for Pioneer League title

'Playing for each other' part of Mustangs' recipe for Pioneer League title

The Billings Mustangs are Pioneer League champions for the first time since 2003. Fans might not have thought that possible during the middle …

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Mustangs hang on to beat Owlz; win Pioneer League championship

Mustangs hang on to beat Owlz; win Pioneer League championship

OREM, Utah – The longest championship drought in Billings Mustangs’ rookie-league history is over.

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Mustangs beat Owlz in 11th inning; 1 win away from Pioneer League title

Mustangs beat Owlz in 11th inning; 1 win away from Pioneer League title

Shed Long rounded third base and saw the throw from Orem’s Raul Linares bounce in the dirt at first base. And he realized the Billings Mustang…

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Moran, Mustangs ready for championship series

Moran, Mustangs ready for championship series

Luke Moran stood alone holding a football in the Dehler Park outfield, waiting for somebody to join him for a little pigskin toss. It’s a comm…

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Mustangs playoff tickets on sale Monday

Mustangs playoff tickets on sale Monday

Tickets for Game 1 of the Pioneer League Championship Series go on sale Monday at 9 a.m.

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Mustangs sweep Great Falls for division title

GREAT FALLS — The Great Falls Voyagers never truly solved the right arm of Tyler Mahle.

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Mustangs pound Great Falls 10-3 in playoff opener

Mustangs pound Great Falls 10-3 in playoff opener

The Mustangs’ first postseason game in six years was a microcosm of the past month, as hitters scratched and clawed in two-strike counts and p…

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Mustangs 'amped' to begin first Pioneer League playoff appearance since 2008

Mustangs 'amped' to begin first Pioneer League playoff appearance since 2008

The 76-game grind is over. Now the fun begins.

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Mustangs stay hot, rout Helena 8-1

Six pitchers combined on a two-hitter, and the playoff-bound Billings Mustangs continued their second-half surge by beating Helena 8-1 in Pion…

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Mustangs hang on to beat Voyagers, 6-5

Taylor Sparks homered and drove in two runs and Brian O'Grady also drove in two runs as the Billings Mustangs held on to beat the Great Falls …

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Playoff-bound Mustangs walk off with victory over Great Falls

Playoff-bound Mustangs walk off with victory over Great Falls

The Mustangs clinched a Pioneer League playoff berth last Saturday, which rendered the balance of their regular season meaningless with respec…

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Where Are They Now: Gary Redus

Where Are They Now: Gary Redus

Day after day, the hits kept coming during that magical Pioneer League summer of 1978, a few from a Louisville Slugger bat that would eventual…

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Osprey rallies in ninth to top Ponies

MISSOULA -- Pinch hitter Tyler Humphreys hit a line-drive double to left field to score two runs in the bottom of the ninth and lead the Misso…

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Mustangs clinch playoff berth with win over Missoula

MISSOULA -- The Mustangs are going to the Pioneer League playoffs for the first time in six years.

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Aquino, Mahle named to Pioneer League All-Star team

Outfielder Aristides Aquino and starting pitcher Tyler Mahle of the Billings Mustangs have been named to the Pioneer League All-Star team.

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Aldazoro, Mustangs outslug Missoula

MISSOULA -- Argenis Aldazoro hit two more home runs, including a two-run shot to break a tie game in the eighth inning, and the Mustangs beat …

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Mustangs, Osprey split doubleheader

The Billings Mustangs earned a doubleheader split with the Missoula Osprey on Thursday night to maintain their three-game North Division lead.

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Mahle pitches Mustangs past Great Falls

GREAT FALLS — Tyler Mahle allowed one unearned run in 6 2/3 innings Wednesday and the Billings Mustangs beat Great Falls 4-1 to remain three g…

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