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Tigers, Astros still talking Justin Verlander trade and here's what that means

We’ve known for some time that the Astros have some level of interest in trading for Tigers veteran ace Justin Verlander and that the two sides have had discussions to that end. Talks seem to die down in recent days, but according to multiple reports — specifically by Jon Heyman and Jon Morosi — Houston and Detroit are talking once ...

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Carlos Bacca joins Villarreal, Boateng leaves Las Palmas

MADRID (AP) Colombia striker Carlos Bacca joined Spanish club Villarreal on loan from AC Milan on Wednesday. Villarreal said the one-season loan agreement includes the option to buy the player at the end of the season. Bacca returns to a Spanish league where the 30-year-old forward flourished in two seasons at Sevilla before joining Milan in 2015 Bacca has made ...

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Nationals vs. Angels weather forecast: Hot matinee baseball

Nationals vs. Angels1:05 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Nationals Park <img alt="Nationals-Logo-inline" class="unprocessed is-gif" data-hi-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/pbox.php?url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/files/2015/04/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150.gif&op=noop" data-low-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-11.gif&w=150" data-raw-src="http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-11.gif" sr… Baseball News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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Stanton's streak ends, but Marlins jump on SF

MIAMI — The Giants kept Giancarlo Stanton in the ballpark on Wednesday afternoon, but they weren’t able to contain Tomas Telis, who drove in three runs and scored another in the Marlins’ 8-1 victory over the Giants at Marlins Park. With the focus of the sporting world on Stanton, the four-time All-Star had two singles, but he also had his ...

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Nationals vs. Angels weather forecast: Hot matinee baseball

Nationals vs. Angels1:05 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Nationals Park <img alt="Nationals-Logo-inline" class="unprocessed is-gif" data-hi-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/pbox.php?url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/files/2015/04/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150.gif&op=noop" data-low-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-10.gif&w=150" data-raw-src="http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-10.gif" sr… Baseball News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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WWE walk-up music a must-have for some major leaguers

NEW YORK – There may not be a ton of similarities between the diamond and the ring, but one thing Major League Baseball and WWE have in common is entrance music. Whether it’s a closer jogging in from the bullpen or a top heel descending the ramp to the ring, sound is an important element of getting a crowd pumped ...

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Eaton ahead of schedule, not ruling out return

“It really just shows how much of a freak he is,” Eaton said. “You watch the way he went over that and pole-vaulted himself by his leg and landed on his collarbone and all he comes away with was a little bone bruise? It’s unbelievable. “I have a lot to do in the offseason to get as strong as he ...

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Coming home: Cullen picks Wild for 21st NHL season

The Minnesota Wild and center Matt Cullen have agreed to a one-year, $ 1 million contract, bringing him back to his home state for a 21st season in the NHL. The Wild announced the deal, which includes $ 700,000 in potential performance bonuses, on Wednesday. Cullen played the last two years with Pittsburgh, winning consecutive Stanley Cups with the Penguins. ...

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Nationals vs. Angels weather forecast: Hot matinee baseball

Nationals vs. Angels1:05 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Nationals Park <img alt="Nationals-Logo-inline" class="unprocessed is-gif" data-hi-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/pbox.php?url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/files/2015/04/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150.gif&op=noop" data-low-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-9.gif&w=150" data-raw-src="http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-9.gif" sr… Baseball News PLEASE CLICK ON PUBLISHER AT END OF TEXT TO READ THE COMPLETE ARTICLE

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