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A-Rod, Yankees negotiating compromise over HR bonus

Alex Rodriguez, New York Yankees, 2015 spring training

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Alex Rodriguez and the New York Yankees are in negotiations designed at reaching middle ground in their standoff over the $6 million contract bonus due Rodriguez for hitting his 661st career home run.

MLB roundup: Indians' Carrasco nearly no-hits Rays

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For the third night in a row, the Cleveland Indians took a perfect game into the sixth inning against the Tampa Bay Rays, and Carlos Carrasco lost his no-hitter with two outs in the ninth inning, settling for an 8-1 win Wednesday at Tropicana Field.

Nats to add Coolidge as newest 'Racing President'

Calvin Coolidge, Washington Nationals Presidents Race

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Move over, George Washington. There's a new president in town. At Nationals Park, more specifically.

Angels' Dipoto out as GM

Jerry Dipoto, Los Angeles Angels GM

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Jerry Dipoto is out as general manager of the Los Angeles Angels.

MLB roundup: Sale ties strikeout record

Chris Sale, Chicago White Sox

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Chris Sale tied a 16-year old major league record and even picked up his first big league hit but wasn't around when Tyler Flowers hit a two-out solo home run in the top of the 11th inning that gave the Chicago White Sox a 2-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals.

Royals still dominate All-Star voting

Kansas City Royals players celebrating

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Only a few more days of fan voting remain for the selection of the American League and National League starters in the All-Star Game, and the Kansas City Royals still dominate the AL squad.

MLB roundup: Indians rookie dominates Rays

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Cleveland rookie right-hander Cody Anderson took a perfect game into the seventh inning, and the Indians beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-1 with a combined three-hitter Monday at Tropicana Field.

MacPhail to be Phillies president after season

Andy MacPhail, 2006

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The Philadelphia Phillies announced Monday that longtime baseball executive Andy MacPhail will take over for Pat Gillick as team president after this season.

Home Run Derby to have timed rounds

Yoenis Cespedes, 2014 Home Run Derby

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Sluggers will have to pound the ball and beat the clock to win the Home Run Derby this year.

Santana's return to Twins getting closer

MLB says Ervin Santana tested positive for steroid

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Ervin Santana's return is getting closer by the day, but Minnesota Twins manager Paul Molitor still isn't sure exactly where the right-hander will fit into his starting rotation.

MLB roundup: Dodgers' Greinke finally gets a win

Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke.

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Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Zack Greinke, who had gone 10 straight starts without a win even though he is leading the majors in ERA, beat the Miami Marlins 2-0 on Sunday at Marlins Park.

Marlins' Stanton breaks bone in wrist, out 4-6 weeks

Giancarlo Stanton

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Miami Marlins right fielder Giancarlo Stanton, who leads the major leagues in home runs and RBIs, has a fracture of the hamate bone in his left wrist and will miss four to six weeks.

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