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Will Middlebrooks of Philadelphia Phillies suffers broken leg

Veteran infielder Will Middlebrooks, who signed a minor league contract with the Philadelphia Phillies last month, suffered a broken left leg during Saturday's spring training game, manager Gabe Kapler told reporters.Playing third base, Middlebrooks was injured in the...

Jack Hamilton, former MLB pitcher who hit Tony Conigliaro with pitch, dies at 79

BRANSON, Mo. -- Jack Hamilton, whose errant inside pitch damaged the eyesight of Boston's Tony Conigliaro in 1967 and caused a premature end to the career of the Red Sox star, has died. He was 79.Hamilton died Thursday...

Tampa Bay Rays prospect Brent Honeywell to have Tommy John surgery

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. -- Brent Honeywell, the top pitching prospect for the Tampa Bay Rays, has a torn ulnar collateral ligament in his right arm and will have Tommy John surgery, sidelining him for the entire season.The 22-year-old...

Colorado Rockies prospect and Parkland native Colton Welker dons alma mater’s ‘SD’ cap in...

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. -- Players throughout Major League Baseball wore caps with an "SD" logo Friday to honor the 17 victims of the recent mass shooting at Marjory Stoneman Douglas High School in Parkland, Florida.For Colorado Rockies minor leaguer...

Francisco Liriano agrees to $4 million, 1-year deal with Detroit Tigers

TAMPA, Fla. -- Detroit agreed to a one-year, $4 million contract with left-hander Francisco Liriano, giving the Tigers added pitching depth.Liriano, 34, was 6-7 with a 5.66 ERA last season. He made 18 starts for Toronto and 20...
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