• Indians deal for All-Star reliever Hand
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    Indians deal for All-Star reliever Hand

    CLEVELAND (AP) The AL Central-leading Cleveland Indians have bolstered their bullpen with the acquisition of lefty All-Star closer Brad Hand and reliever Adam Cimber from the San Diego Padres in exchange for catching prospect Francisco Mejia.

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  • PBS to air Ted Williams documentary
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    PBS to air Ted Williams documentary

    ALBQUERQUE, N.M. (AP) Ted Williams is the last major league baseball player to hit over .400. The Boston Red Sox slugger captivated millions with his dazzling swing and towering homers throughout the 1940s and 1950s in competition with New York Yankees hero Joe DiMaggio.

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  • Dodgers land All-Star Machado from O's
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    Dodgers land All-Star Machado from O's

    (AP) -- The Los Angeles Dodgers have won the Manny Machado sweepstakes, garnering the prized All-Star shortstop from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade Wednesday night.

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  • Angels praise Trout for not selling out
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    Angels praise Trout for not selling out

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) The Los Angeles Angels publicly praised Mike Trout "for prioritizing his personal values over commercial self-promotion" a day after baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said the All-Star outfielder would be an even bigger star if he would spend more time marketing himself.

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  • So-so showings for Scherzer, Harper
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    So-so showings for Scherzer, Harper

    WASHINGTON (AP) For Max Scherzer, Bryce Harper and any Nationals Park regulars in attendance, this home All-Star Game probably felt rather familiar. A lot of hype, some so-so performances and, at times, a nearly silent ballpark.

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  • MLB willing to loosen spikes color code

    MLB willing to loosen spikes color code

    WASHINGTON (AP) Major League Baseball is willing to loosen the regulations for the color of players' spikes.

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  • MLB: Osuna can play with charge pending
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    MLB: Osuna can play with charge pending

    WASHINGTON (AP) Baseball does not have a problem with Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna returning from a domestic violence suspension while a legal charge could remain pending.

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  • Players open to expanded DH, wild card
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    Players open to expanded DH, wild card

    WASHINGTON (AP) Baseball players are open to extending the designated hitter to the National League and to expanding the winner-take-all wild-card playoff to a multi-game series. Management has little interest.

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  • Union striking if certain rules changed?
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    Union striking if certain rules changed?

    WASHINGTON (AP) Major League Baseball wants a broad discussion with players about rule changes to combat decreased offense and longer games, an initiative likely to be met by a testy union stung by declining free-agent prices and already raising the possibility of a work stoppage after the 2021 season.

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  • Machado rumored to be traded over break
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    Machado rumored to be traded over break

    WASHINGTON (AP) The pending trade of Manny Machado by the Baltimore Orioles has become the center of attraction at the All-Star Game.

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  • Manfred defends teams' FA decisions
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    Manfred defends teams' FA decisions

    WASHINGTON (AP) The Latest on baseball's All-Star Game (all times local):

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