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Jeff Katz
July 01, 2019 - 10:26 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Skaggs had persevered through injuries to be a valuable pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. The left-hander had posted a photo of himself and teammates in cowboy hats for their weeklong trip to Texas where he was set to start on the Fourth of July holiday. The 27-year-...
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Jeff Katz
June 21, 2019 - 9:58 am
MLB's Tampa Bay Rays have received permission from the league to pursue playing home games in both Tampa Bay and Montreal. This coming on the heels of numerous failed attempts by the franchise to build an new stadium in the Tampa Bay area. Under this proposed plan, the Rays would play early season...
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February 25, 2019 - 4:54 pm
Richmond, Va. (Newsradiowrva.com) - The Richmond Flying Squirrels have unveiled a new videobaord, as well as their promotional schedule, ahead of their tenth season here in Richmond. The team will also be hosting the Double-A All-Star game this summer. Team officials say the videoboard will allow...
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December 04, 2018 - 5:51 pm
By HOWARD FENDRICH , AP Sports Writer Eds: Updates. With AP Photos. WASHINGTON (AP) — Add Patrick Corbin to the All-Star starting staff the Washington Nationals have assembled. A person familiar with the deal said the left-handed Corbin has agreed to a six-year contract with the Nationals, pending...
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November 20, 2018 - 4:55 pm
DUBUQUE, Iowa (AP) — A man accused of driving onto and damaging the eastern Iowa baseball field made famous by the 1989 movie "Field of Dreams" must serve two to five years of probation. Television station KCRG reports that 21-year-old Austin Pape, of Dyersville, also was granted a deferred...
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October 27, 2018 - 10:24 am
By RONALD BLUM , AP Baseball Writer LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Dozier swung bananas from a rope over the dugout railing. How appropriate. The longest game in World Series history was bananas. Twenty-three players on each team, including nine pitchers. Eighteen innings — four more than any of the...
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September 05, 2018 - 3:03 pm
(RICHMOND, Va. - wrva.com) - Virginia State Police say the investigation continues in to what caused a small plane to crash during an emergency landing in Highland Springs. "At 1:22 p.m. on Wednesday, September 5th, Virginia State Police responded to a report of a downed plane in Henrico County,"...
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September 03, 2018 - 6:25 am
Richmond, VA (WRVA) - Labor Day brings an end to the Richmond Flying Squirrels 2018 season. The Squirrels take on the Harrisburg Senators today. Gates at the Diamond on the Boulevard open at 12 noon. The game gets underway at 1:05 p.m.
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Associated Press
June 14, 2018 - 9:27 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — In the year since House Majority Whip Steve Scalise and others were shot at a congressional baseball practice, mass shootings have occurred at a Texas church, a Las Vegas music festival and high schools in Parkland, Florida, and Santa Fe, Texas. Ohio Rep. Brad Wenstrup, a doctor...
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