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D-backs send Anderson, Hill to Brewers for SS Segura, former Ute Wagner

The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to boost their lineup, getting former NL All-Star shortstop Jean Segura in a five-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. Read more »

Jan. 30, 2016

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MLB commissioner says NL teams may be more receptive to DH

Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says National League teams may be more receptive to the designated hitter than in the past, even though owners ended two days of meetings without any... Read more »

Jan. 21, 2016

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Griffey elected to Hall with highest percentage, Piazza in

Ken Griffey Jr. was elected to baseball's Hall of Fame on Wednesday with the highest voting percentage ever, and Mike Piazza will join him in Cooperstown this summer. Read more »

Jan. 6, 2016

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Bonds, Clemens likely to get boost from Hall vote changes

Barry Bonds, Roger Clemens and other tainted stars of the Steroids Era appear likely to get a boost in Hall of Fame balloting, but not enough to enter Cooperstown this year. Read more »

Jan. 5, 2016

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Utahns who made us love sports in 2015

After covering sports in the state of Utah in 2015, these 15 players and coaches stood out for the way they made us smile, laugh and cry — sometimes at the same time (we're looking at you,... Read more »

Dec. 31, 2015

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Baseball Highlights 2045 board game review: Baseball from the future

Baseball Highlights 2045 offers a streamlined game of baseball that feels true to the sport but features robots, cybernetically enhanced humans and unenhanced humans named after legendary baseball... Read more »

Dec. 17, 2015

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Pete Rose's plea for reinstatement rejected by Rob Manfred

Pete Rose's application for reinstatement was rejected Monday by baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred, who cited his continued gambling. Read more »

Dec. 14, 2015

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Home run king Barry Bonds hired as Marlins hitting coach

If Barry Bonds thinks a full-time return to baseball will help his Hall of Fame chances, he could be disappointed. Maybe he'll at least help the Miami Marlins. Read more »

Dec. 5, 2015

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AP Sources: Greinke, Diamondbacks get $206.5 M, 6-year deal

Zack Greinke will still pitch in the NL West. But surprise — with the Arizona Diamondbacks. Read more »

Dec. 4, 2015

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Arrieta wins NL Cy Young Award; Keuchel earns AL honor

Jake Arrieta of the Chicago Cubs has won the NL Cy Young Award, acing out Dodgers stars Zack Greinke and Clayton Kershaw. Read more »

Nov. 18, 2015

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BYU baseball: Jack Morris to keynote third annual BYU First Pitch Dinner

Former World Series MVP Jack Morris will be the keynote speaker at BYU baseball’s third annual “First Pitch” Fundraising Dinner/Auction on Jan. 8, at the NuSkin Ballroom in Provo. Read more »

Nov. 13, 2015

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Hall of Fame Ballot List

Players on this year's ballot for the Baseball Hall of Fame. Election results will be announced Jan. 6, 2016: Read more »

Nov. 9, 2015

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Royals win World Series, rally late, then rout Mets in 12th

The Kansas City Royals won their first World Series crown since 1985, rallying in the ninth inning when Eric Hosmer scrambled home to tie it and then breaking away in the 12th to beat the New York... Read more »

Nov. 1, 2015

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Royals rally on Murphy's error, beat Mets, lead Series 3-1

The Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning after second baseman Daniel Murphy's error and startled the New York Mets 5-3 Saturday night for a 3-1 lead in the World Series. Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015

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Wright, Granderson HR, Mets beat Royals, trail 2-1 in Series

David Wright and Curtis Granderson homered, rookie Noah Syndergaard pitched six effective innings and the New York Mets roughed up the Kansas City Royals 9-3 Friday night, cutting their World... Read more »

Oct. 31, 2015

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Royals' rotation puts the 'world' in the World Series

Yordano Ventura is the flamethrower who stares down hitters. Johnny Cueto has flowing dreadlocks and nicknamed his motion "The Rocking Chair." Edinson Volquez is the always ebullient guy who... Read more »

Oct. 29, 2015

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Cueto's 2-hitter sends Royals over Mets for 2-0 Series lead

Following the final out, after Johnny Cueto completed his two-hitter, several hundred fans remained in Kauffman Stadium, wanting one more look at the Kansas City Royals. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2015

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5 hours later, Royals win World Series opener in 14th

An inside-the-park home run. A power failure that blacked out the TV audience. Crazy bounces, great plays and key errors. Read more »

Oct. 28, 2015

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Don Mattingly out as Los Angeles Dodgers manager

Don Mattingly is out as manager of the Los Angeles Dodgers. Read more »

Oct. 22, 2015

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Murphy homers again, Mets sweep Cubs to reach World Series

One final, charmed swing by Daniel Murphy, and the New York Mets finished a playoff sweep of the Chicago Cubs. Read more »

Oct. 21, 2015

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Marco Estrada leads Blue Jays over Royals 7-1 to avoid elimination and force ALCS Game 6

Marco Estrada came up with a superb start in the most important outing of his career, stopping the Royals' hit parade and helping the Toronto Blue Jays sent the AL Championship Series back to... Read more »

Oct. 21, 2015

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Royals rout Blue Jays 14-2, 1 win from World Series return

Whether it's a long ball by Ben Zobrist, a slashing single from Lorenzo Cain or another exhilarating trip around the bases for Alcides Escobar, these Kansas City Royals are relentless — and... Read more »

Oct. 20, 2015

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Back home, Blue Jays break out to beat Royals 11-8 in Game 3

TORONTO — Back in the homer dome with their rowdy fans, Troy Tulowitzki, Josh Donaldson and the Toronto Blue Jays quickly got into the swing of the AL Championship Series. Tulowitzki and... Read more »

Oct. 19, 2015

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Murphy HRs again; Mets beat Arrieta, Cubs for 2-0 NLCS lead

Daniel Murphy homered off yet another ace. Noah Syndergaard turned in one more outstanding outing from the Mets' collection of studly young starters. Read more »

Oct. 18, 2015

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Harvey and Murphy lead Mets over Cubs 4-2 in NLCS opener

Matt Harvey limited Chicago to four hits over 7 2-3 innings, Daniel Murphy and Travis d'Arnaud homered off Jon Lester and the New York Mets beat the Cubs 4-2 Saturday night in the opener of the NL... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2015

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Little hit, big win: Royals beat Jays for 2-0 lead in ALCS

Ben Zobrist's easy fly that somehow fell in for a hit began a five-run rally against David Price, and the Kansas City Royals rolled to a 6-3 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday for a 2-0... Read more »

Oct. 17, 2015

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Volquez sharp as Royals beat Blue Jays 5-0 in ALCS opener

KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Edinson Volquez gave the Blue Jays another reason to rue him Friday night. The Royals right-hander combined with three relievers on a three-hitter, Salvador Perez hit a... Read more »

Oct. 16, 2015

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Murphy, Mets beat sleeping Dodgers 3-2 to reach NLCS vs Cubs

Daniel Murphy and the New York Mets caught the Los Angeles Dodgers sleeping, using brains and brawn to advance to an NL Championship Series matchup with the Chicago Cubs. Read more »

Oct. 15, 2015

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Cueto tosses gem as Royals beat Astros 7-2 in ALDS clincher

Johnny Cueto delivered a masterpiece on his biggest stage yet, pitching eight dominant innings Wednesday night and leading the never-say-die Kansas City Royals to a 7-2 victory over the Houston... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2015

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Blue Jays beat Rangers 6-3 to win wild Game 5

The Toronto Blue Jays have clinched their first trip to the American League Championship Series since 1993, overcoming one of the most bizarre plays in playoff history by taking advantage of three... Read more »

Oct. 14, 2015

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Suspended for rough slide, Utley known for playing hard

an a dozen years ago, Chase Utley put his head down and ran fast around the bases after lining a grand slam for his first career hit. Read more »

Oct. 12, 2015

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MLB postseason roundup: Mets defeat Dodgers for 2-1 series lead; Cardinals fall to Arrieta, Cubs 8-6

Curtis Granderson drove in five runs, Yoenis Cespedes homered into the second deck and the New York Mets overcame Matt Harvey's early struggles to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 13-7 Monday night for... Read more »

Oct. 12, 2015

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Tulo-led Blue Jays avoid ALDS elimination, beat Texas 5-1

Troy Tulowitzki drove in four runs, including a three-run homer for his first hit this postseason, and the Toronto Blue Jays avoided elimination in the AL Division Series with a 5-1 win over the... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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Torre to review Utley's slide for possible discipline

Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre will review the controversial slide by Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Chase Utley into New York Mets shortstop Ruben Tejada for possible disciplinary... Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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Garcia out early, Cubs beat Cardinals 6-3 to even NLDS

Jaime Garcia wasn't feeling well, and he pitched like it. Read more »

Oct. 11, 2015

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MLB postseason roundup: DeGrom outduels Kershaw as Mets beat Dodgers; Rangers earn 2-0 series edge on Toronto

Jacob deGrom struck out 13 over seven scoreless innings in his postseason debut and Daniel Murphy homered off a star-crossed Clayton Kershaw to help the New York Mets defeat the Los Angeles Dodgers... Read more »

Oct. 9, 2015

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Arrieta, Cubs silence Pirates 4-0 to win NL wild-card game

PITTSBURGH — These Chicago Cubs are supposed to be too young to be here. Or maybe they're just too good to care. Jake Arrieta allowed four hits in nine dominant innings and the Cubs rolled... Read more »

Oct. 7, 2015

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Keuchel, Astros beat Yankees in AL wild-card game

Dallas Keuchel and the Houston Astros defied expectations all season long. Facing his biggest test yet, the bearded ace beat the odds and the Yankees once again. Read more »

Oct. 6, 2015

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Yankees' CC Sabathia to enter alcohol rehab center, miss playoffs

CC Sabathia is checking into an alcohol rehab center and will miss the postseason, a setback to the Yankees pitching staff the day before the team's opening playoff game. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Morning links: Utes in the playoff?; Andre Miller a mentor in Minnesota; Ex-Cougar Guthrie reflects on Oregon shooting

National analysts continue to praise Utah; ex-Runnin' Ute point guard featured; former BYU pitcher discusses tragedy in hometown. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Could Guthrie be left off playoff roster?

One-time BYU pitcher and Utah resident Jeremy Guthrie may very well miss the cut on Kansas City’s playoff roster as the postseason begins this week. Read more »

Oct. 5, 2015

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Max Scherzer throws his 2nd no-hitter this year, Nats sweep Mets

Max Scherzer pitched his second no-hitter this season for Washington, striking out a team-record 17 and leading the Nationals over the NL East champion New York Mets 2-0 Saturday night for a... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2015

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Hollis: Utah Jazz preseason is already here, but what's the rush?

Is the start of the Utah Jazz season getting here way too soon? With high school, college and pro football in full swing, and the Major League Baseball playoffs just around the corner, it seems... Read more »

Oct. 3, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah's Wagner struggles in return to majors; Cron helps keep Angels' postseason dreams alive

Former Ute Tyler Wagner received the call back to Milwaukee following a successful minor league season, while former Ute C.J. Cron homered twice over the weekend as Los Angeles aims to keep pace in... Read more »

Sept. 27, 2015

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Mets clinch 1st playoff spot since '06 by beating Reds 10-2

Thousands of Mets fans chanted David Wright's name as he wrapped up an on-field interview and headed back toward the sloshy clubhouse. He paused to wave and soak in the moment. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015

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It's complicated, but Blue Jays finally end MLB's longest playoff drought

The Toronto Blue Jays ended baseball's longest playoff drought Friday night without even knowing about it. Read more »

Sept. 26, 2015

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Yankees Hall of Fame catcher Yogi Berra dies at 90

Yogi Berra, the Hall of Fame catcher renowned as much for his dizzying malapropisms as his record 10 World Series championships with the New York Yankees, has died. He was 90. Read more »

Sept. 23, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: BYU alum Brugman, Utah alum Wagner come up clutch in MiLB postseason

Former BYU outfielder Jaycob Brugman hit four postseason home runs to help Midland win the Texas League title, while former Ute Tyler Wagner’s strong start Saturday put Biloxi on the brink of... Read more »

Sept. 20, 2015

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Utahns in baseball: Utah native and former Utes pitcher Watrous eager to get pro career running

Former Utah, Riverton High pitcher and 2014 eighth round pick of the San Diego Padres Mitch Watrous' career has been hampered with a bothersome shoulder. Finally healthy, he's ready to show the... Read more »

Sept. 13, 2015

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#NeverForget: Sports teams and players reflect on 9/11/01

Teams, athletes and other sports figures take to social media to honor those who lost their lives on September 11, 2001. Read more »

Sept. 11, 2015

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