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January 9, 2019 4:40 PM Ex-Cardinals OF Duncan battling brain cancer

Former St. Louis Cardinals outfielder Chris Duncan is battling a recurrence of brain cancer and has left his radio show in the city to fight the disease. “If you pray, please keep him in your prayers,” said a tweet from Duncan’s radio show, The Turn, in St. Louis. “If you don’t, keep him in your thoughts.” Duncan, 37, was first diagnosed with glioblastoma 140

January 8, 2019 2:11 AM Sick baby boy named after Shohei Ohtani receives visit from Angels star

Los Angeles Angels star Shohei Ohtani paid a visit over the weekend to an ailing baby boy in Japan who bears his name. Shohei Kawasaki, born in June 2017, has dilated cardiomyopathy, which causes shortness of breath and problems with the heart muscle. Ultimately, he will need a heart transplant to alleviate the issue. A group trying to raise money for the surgery 121

January 2, 2019 10:31 PM Joe Maddon fills out coaching staff for Cubs

CHICAGO -- The Cubs hired former major league infielder Mark Loretta as their bench coach Wednesday, replacing Brandon Hyde, who was hired as the manager of the Baltimore Orioles last month. Loretta, 47, had spent the past nine years in the front office of the San Diego Padres. He'll be manager Joe Maddon's bench coach -- the Cubs' third in as many years 111

December 19, 2018 4:14 AM Former LLWS star Mo'ne Davis to play softball for Hampton University

Mo'ne Davis, who rocketed to stardom in the Little League World Series, will attend Hampton University and play softball, her parents told The Philadelphia Tribune. In 2014, Davis became the first girl to pitch her team to a LLWS victory, while playing for Philadelphia's Taney Youth Baseball Association. She went on to become a three-sport star at Springside 134

December 17, 2018 11:41 PM Yankees pay Sabathia's $500K bonus despite ejection in finale

CC Sabathia gave up half a million dollars to show he had his teammate’s back. Instead, the New York Yankees paid their veteran left-hander for his loyalty. The 38-year-old pitcher was two innings from receiving a $500,000 for pitching 155 innings last season when he was ejected for throwing at the Tampa Bay Rays’ Jesus Sucre in the sixth inning of Sabathia’s 117

December 13, 2018 3:29 PM Rockies hire hitting coach Dave Magadan after bad year at plate

LAS VEGAS -- The Colorado Rockies have hired Dave Magadan as their hitting coach after finishing last season with the lowest batting average in team history. The Rockies made the move Wednesday at the winter meetings. They also said Ron Gideon, who had been on manager Bud Black's staff, will become the first base coach. Bench coach Mike Redmond, pitching 68

December 7, 2018 11:22 AM Ticket to L.A. Brett Young

A singer and songwriter whose music balances the sophistication of contemporary pop with the emotional palette of modern country, Brett Young was born and raised in Orange County, California, and was a teenager when he first developed a love for music by learning to play guitar. In the late '90s, Young was a student at Costa Mesa's Calvary Chapel High School 128

December 6, 2018 9:50 PM Cubs closer Brandon Morrow will likely miss start of 2019 season after elbow surgery

CHICAGO - The Chicago Cubs are likely to be without closer Brandon Morrow for the early portion of 2019 after the righty had minor surgery on his elbow last month. Morrow, 34, missed the second half of last season with a bone bruise and won't begin throwing again until around Feb. 6. "This was a cleanup of some cartilage, done arthroscopically," Cubs president 80

December 5, 2018 5:59 PM Mel Stottlemyre Jr. hired as Marlins pitching coach

MIAMI -- Former Seattle Mariners pitching coach Mel Stottlemyre Jr. has been hired as pitching coach for the Miami Marlins. Also joining manager Don Mattingly's staff is former Kansas City Royals manager Trey Hillman, who will be first base and infield coach. Like Mattingly and Marlins CEO Derek Jeter, Stottlemyre and Hillman have ties to the New York Yankees 94

November 29, 2018 10:14 PM Garrett Richards agrees to two-year deal with Padres amid Tommy John recovery

Yahoo! Sports reports that Richards will receive a two-year contract that includes $15 million guaranteed. Richards, 30, is likely to spend the entire 2019 season recovering from Tommy John surgery, the latest setback in a career littered with them for the right-hander. He made 16 starts to begin 2018 -- posting a 3.66 ERA, a 1.28 WHIP and a 2.56 strikeout-to-walk 105