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MLB notebook: Braves, Rockies swap pitchers, catchers


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Atlanta traded right-handed pitchers David Hale and Gus Schlosser to Colorado Friday for minor-league catchers Jose Briceno and Chris O'Dowd.

Four more baseball minor-leaguers suspended

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Minor-league pitcher Tyler Gonzales was suspended for 100 more games and three other minor-leaguers were banned for 50 games Friday for violations of Major League Baseball's drug policy. Gonzales, a right-hander who was suspended 50 games i...

MLB notebook: Minaya leaves Padres for union

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After almost 30 years in scouting and executive roles for major-league teams, Omar Minaya on Thursday moved to the players' side.

Cubs fans gather at statue to remember Banks

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Chicago Cubs fans paid their respects to Ernie Banks after the statue of the legend was placed in a downtown plaza on Wednesday.

Marlins officially sign Suzuki to 1-year contract

Ichiro Suzuki, 4,000th hit

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The Miami Marlins officially signed free agent outfielder Ichiro Suzuki to a one-year contract, the team announced Tuesday night.

Yanks may fight A-Rod over bonus money

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The New York Yankees are working on legal arguments to void milestone home run bonuses for Alex Rodriguez, according to reports Monday.

Services for Ernie Banks to be held this weekend

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A public visitation and a memorial service for Chicago Cubs legend Ernie Banks will be held Friday and Saturday in Chicago, the Cubs announced Monday.

Yanks reportedly reject A-Rod's apology attempt

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Alex Rodriguez made attempts to meet face-to-face with New York Yankees executives to apologize and clear the air but he reportedly was told, "We'll see you in spring training."

Banks died after suffering heart attack

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The family of Ernie Banks announced Sunday that the Chicago Cubs Hall of Famer died after suffering a heart attack.

'Mr. Cub' Ernie Banks dies in Chicago at 83

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The next time Ernie Banks plays two -- something he enjoyed, feeling one baseball game a day wasn't enough -- it will be in the diamond in the sky.

The former Negro League upstart turned Cubs legend turned favorite son of Chicago died Friday of a hear...

Phillies in talks to trade Papelbon to Brewers

Jonathan Papelbon, Philadelphia Phillies

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The Philadelphia Phillies are in serious discussions to send right-handed closer Jonathan Papelbon to the Milwaukee Brewers, according to reports Friday.

MLB notebook: Hall inductees to represent Astros, Red Sox, Braves

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The cap choices are all in for the 2015 Baseball Hall of Fame inductees.

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