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Clippard, Diamondbacks agree to $12.25M, 2-year contract

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Reliever Tyler Clippard agreed Monday to a $12.25 million, two-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks, who also settled their arbitration case with A.J. Pollock by giving the All-Star outfielder a $10.25 million, two-year deal....

MLB player Delmon Young charged with attacking attendant

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MIAMI (AP) -- Free agent outfielder Delmon Young was arrested after he choked and threatened a parking attendant at a Miami hotel Sunday night, police said....

Top Cuban player slips away with brother to join US majors

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Star Cuban infielder Yulieski Gourriel and his younger brother slipped away from their hotel in the Dominican Republic early Monday in an apparent effort to launch careers in Major League Baseball....

Mexico wins Caribbean Series with HR in 9th inning

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SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) -- Jorge Vazquez hit a home run to lead off the bottom of the ninth inning Sunday, lifting Mexico's Mazatlan Venados to a 5-4 comeback victory over Venezuela's Aragua Tigres for the Caribbean Series championship....

Jesse Chavez beats Blue Jays in arbitration, awarded $4M

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Pitcher Jesse Chavez defeated the Toronto Blue Jays in salary arbitration, improving players to 3-0 this year in cases that went to hearings....

AP NewsBreak: AP source: Arrieta, Cubs agree at $10.7M
CHICAGO (AP) -- A person familiar with the negotiations says Chicago Cubs ace Jake Arrieta has agreed to a $10.7 million, one-year contract, avoiding arbitration with the highest one-year deal for a pitcher with four years of major league service....

Reds outfield prospect Duran suspended for positive test

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NEW YORK (AP) -- Cincinnati Reds outfield prospect Juan Duran has been suspended for the first 80 games of the season under Major League Baseball's drug program following a positive test for three performance-enhancing substances....

Hoover beats Reds in arbitration, improving players to 2-0

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PHOENIX (AP) -- Reliever J.J. Hoover has won his salary arbitration case against the Cincinnati Reds, improving players to 2-0 against teams this year....

Bash Brother to Cash Brother: Canseco hits Japan bank plan

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A Japanese economic plan has prompted Jose Canseco to jump into a whole new field - financial advice....

Fernando Rodney and Padres finalize $2 million, 1-year deal

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- Reliever Fernando Rodney and the San Diego Padres completed their $2 million, one-year contract on Thursday....


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