Bonds, Clemens making slow gains with changing electorate

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Hall of Fame voters are still sharply divided on Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens....

Trevor Hoffman misses Hall of Fame election by 5 votes

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Well, Hells Bells, Trevor Hoffman didn't make baseball's Hall of Fame for the second straight season....

Pudge shrugs off slim first-ballot Hall margin, and reason

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ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Ivan Rodriguez said he barely slept for three days waiting to find out whether he would get enough votes for election to baseball's Hall of Fame....

Bagwell, Raines, Ivan Rodriguez elected to Hall of Fame

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Bags and Rock and Pudge are heading to Cooperstown....

Column: Hall vote shows some stains last longer than others

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The takeaway from this year's Hall of Fame balloting is Barry Bonds and Roger Clemens likely will get in within the next five years. Shame it couldn't be this one....

Trevor Plouffe finalizes $5.25M, 1-year deal with A's

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OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) -- Infielder Trevor Plouffe has finalized a $5.25 million, one-year contract with the Oakland Athletics and is expected to be the primary third baseman if he can stay healthy....

Bautista, Blue Jays agree to $18.5M, 1-year deal

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TORONTO (AP) -- Jose Bautista is staying with the Toronto Blue Jays, after all....

A-Rod takes swing at new TV show for cash-strapped jocks
NEW YORK (AP) -- Alex Rodriguez is no stranger to big money. Now the former New York Yankees slugger will host a new CNBC show in which he guides financially distressed athletes....

Rangers' Diekman out at least half season because of colitis
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Texas Rangers reliever Jake Diekman is expected to miss at least half the season after upcoming surgery to treat colitis, a digestive condition....

AP source: Phillies, Saunders agree to $9M, 1-year deal

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PHILADELPHIA (AP) -- Outfielder Michael Saunders and the Philadelphia Phillies have agreed on a $9 million, one-year contract, a person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press....