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Promising rookie Taveras, 22, dies in crash

Promising rookie Taveras, 22, dies in crash

SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic — St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Oscar Taveras, a 22-year-old slugger who was regarded as one of the majors’…

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Bumgarner pushes Giants to brink of another title

Bumgarner pushes Giants to brink of another title

SAN FRANCISCO — With every pitch, Madison Bumgarner etched his place among the World Series greats.

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Giants pounce early on ‘Big Game James’

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — The Kansas City Royals had adopted the scrappy, intense attitude of Royals starter James Shields during their thrilling pos…

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Near-perfect GIants wreck mood in KC

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Madison Bumgarner and the San Francisco Giants put a sudden stop to the Kansas City Royals’ perfect postseason roll.

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Bumgarner helps Giants find their 'redneck side'

Bumgarner helps Giants find their 'redneck side'

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — A six-pack won’t be enough for Madison Bumgarner if the San Francisco Giants win the World Series.

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Morse will stay busy as DH

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — It’s impossible to picture now, but Michael Morse, the 6-foot-5-inch, 245-pound slugger, was a shortstop when he was first …

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Lincecum upbeat despite lack of action

SAN FRANCISCO — Tim Lincecum walked silently through the bustling clubhouse before Saturday’s workout and stuck his left arm straight out as h…

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'Big Three' of Royals slam door on opponents

'Big Three' of Royals slam door on opponents

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Buck Showalter knew he was in trouble when the seventh inning rolled around and his Orioles were trailing the Kansas City R…

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Lincecum still waiting for chance

Tim Lincecum won the World Series clincher for the Giants in 2010, became a key reliever during their 2012 championship run and pitched a no-h…

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Rainout gives Royals, Orioles rotation options

Rainout gives Royals, Orioles rotation options

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — As steady rain soaked Kauffman Stadium on Monday, postponing the third game of the American League Championship Series, Kan…

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Ex-Cat Hale gets 'perfect job' with D-backs

Ex-Cat Hale gets 'perfect job' with D-backs

PHOENIX — Chip Hale spent 10 seasons in the Arizona Diamondbacks’ organization, the final three as the major league third base coach. He also …

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Injured Molina may return during series

Injured Molina may return during series

SAN FRANCISCO — Yadier Molina still hopes to contribute in some capacity during the NL Championship Series, if his sore side allows it.

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Photos: Former UA baseball star Chip Hale

Photos: Former UA baseball star Chip Hale

For UA baseball player Chip Hale, from player to coach to manager of the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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ALCS: Royally difficult task faces Orioles in K.C.

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Resilience and perseverance are two traits that have come to epitomize the Kansas City Royals, who’ve turned into a playoff…

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Wong's walkoff blast evens NLCS

ST. LOUIS — Kolten Wong and the St. Louis Cardinals rallied again with their latest postseason power show, tying the NL Championship Series at…

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NLCS Game 1: Giants 3, Cardinals 0

ST. LOUIS — Madison Bumgarner once again put the San Francisco Giants well on the road to a playoff victory.

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Late-inning magic again lifts KC

BALTIMORE — The Kansas City Royals prefer to simply savor their exceptional performance at Camden Yards rather than ponder the historical rami…

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Adams, Cards topple Kershaw again to advance

Adams, Cards topple Kershaw again to advance

ST. LOUIS — Matt Adams and the Cardinals are moving on. Clayton Kershaw and the Dodgers are going home.

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San Francisco victory sets up familiar battle

SAN FRANCISCO — The San Francisco Giants are on another October roll in their every-other-year pattern of postseason success.

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Nationals finally catch break in win

Nationals finally catch break in win

SAN FRANCISCO — Bryce Harper screamed out in delight as he crossed the plate with Washington ahead at last. After all those extra innings and …

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Ex-Cat Hale talking to D-backs, then Twins

Chip Hale is expected to interview for the Minnesota managerial job. And he probably won’t be the last candidate from outside the Twins who wi…

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Wong powers St. Louis to series lead

ST. LOUIS — John Lackey was just as advertised for the St. Louis Cardinals. Their postseason power surge has been a big surprise.

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MLB notebook: Williams ‘kicked myself’ after loss

SAN FRANCISCO — Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams isn’t second guessing himself, but he still said “I kicked myself all night” after …

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Ex-Sahuarita star Barreda feels 'closer' to majors

Ex-Sahuarita star Barreda feels 'closer' to majors

Two former Mustang pitching greats play in Tucson Mexican Baseball Fiesta.

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