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Giants' Pierre-Paul injured in fireworks accident

New York Giants defensive end's hand injured

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New York Giants defensive end Jason Pierre-Paul "severely injured" his hand in a fireworks accident in South Florida on Saturday night, according to reports.

Sale aiming for record ninth straight game with double-digit strikeouts

Chisox left-hander looks for 9th straight game with at least 10 strikeouts

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Chicago White Sox left-hander Chris Sale will set a major league record Monday if he strikes out at least 10 Baltimore batters.

MLB roundup: Bryant's fireworks spark Cubs to win

Kris Bryant, Chicago Cubs

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Kris Bryant provided the holiday fireworks with two home runs -- including his first Wrigley Field grand slam -- to lead the Chicago Cubs to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins on Saturday.

Nationals' Strasburg exits early with injury

Stephen Strasburg

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Washington Nationals right-handed starter Stephen Strasburg left the game against the San Francisco Giants in the fourth inning Saturday after appearing to suffer an injury.

Tigers place Cabrera on DL with strained calf

Miguel Cabrera

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Manager Brad Ausmus shook up his lineup to get more offense on Friday. Now, he'll need to change his lineup with Triple Crown centerpiece Miguel Cabrera out of the mix for two weeks.

Fan giving A-Rod ball from 3,000th hit

Alex Rodriguez 3,000th hit

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Zack Hample, the fan who retrieved Alex Rodriguez's 3,000th hit, has decided to present the milestone baseball to A-Rod, while the Yankees and A-Rod have worked out his home run bonus situation.

Charges pending in Cardinals-Astros case

Tal's Hill, Minute Maid Park, Houston Astros stadium

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Federal investigators have recommended charges be brought against at least one St. Louis Cardinals employee implicated in the probe of an alleged computer intrusion of databases belonging to the Houston Astros, officials briefed on the investigation ...

Cards fire scouting director over hacking scandal

St. Louis Cardinals logo on Busch Stadium scoreboard

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The first casualty from "Hackgate" was claimed Thursday, and it was the man who oversaw the St. Louis Cardinals' amateur draft less than a month ago.

Marlins' Fernandez returns with a boom

Jose Fernandez returns from Tommy John surgery

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Jose Fernandez, making his return to the Miami Marlins rotation after Tommy John elbow surgery and a nearly 14-month recovery process, slugged a solo home run, sparking a four-run Miami rally in the fifth inning.

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.

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