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Sports Briefing | Baseball: Arizona Makes 5-Player Trade

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The Arizona Diamondbacks tried to bolster their lineup, acquiring Jean Segura, a former National League All-Star shortstop, in a five-player trade with the Milwaukee Brewers.

Now a Survivor, Rod Carew Weeps Without Shame

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The Hall of Famer made his first public appearance since he was nearly killed by a heart attack.

D-Backs Send Anderson, Hill to Brewers for SS Segura, Wagner

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The Arizona Diamondbacks have traded right-handed starter Chase Anderson and infielder Aaron Hill to the Milwaukee Brewers for shortstop Jean Segura and righty Tyler Wagner.

After Interview With Dodgers, Darin Erstad Stands by Cornhuskers

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Erstad decided to pull his name from consideration for the manager job with the Los Angeles Dodgers and said he was committed to the Huskers for as long as they want to keep him.

Carew, on Mend From Heart Attack, Eyes Twins Spring Training

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Rod Carew is about four months removed from a massive heart attack that nearly killed him. The 70-year-old Hall of Fame infielder has to carry a battery-powered device with him everywhere he goes to keep his heart on track.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Mets Sign Second Baseman

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Second baseman Neil Walker agreed to a one-year, $10.55 million contract with the Mets.

Driving to Dodger Stadium? Take the New Vin Scully Avenue

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Driving to Dodger Stadium? From now on, take Vin Scully Avenue.

AP Source: Dodgers, 2B Kendrick Agree to $20M, 2-Year Deal

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A person familiar with the deal has told The Associated Press that the Los Angeles Dodgers and free-agent second baseman Howie Kendrick have agreed to a $20 million, two-year contract.

Raines Hopeful to Reach Hall of Fame on Final Ballot in 2017

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Tim Raines says he doesn't spend a lot of time thinking about baseball's Hall of Fame.

Erstad's Dance With Dodgers Reaffirmed His Love for Nebraska

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A few days after Darin Erstad interviewed for the Los Angeles Dodgers manager's job, he was working with a few of his University of Nebraska players in the batting cage when he had an epiphany.

Royals and Ian Kennedy Finalize $70 Million, 5-Year Contract

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The Royals have announced their $70 million, five-year deal with pitcher Ian Kennedy, which was agreed to nearly two weeks ago but did not become official until Friday.

Sports Briefing | Baseball: Yanks and Ivan Nova Have Deal

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Nova and the Yankees agreed to a $4.1 million, one-year contract and avoided salary arbitration.

Indians OF Brantley Says Opening Day 'Target' After Surgery

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There are dates for Michael Brantley's return from shoulder surgery ranging from April to August.

AP Source: Rays Agree to Get Dickerson From Rox for McGee

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A person with knowledge of the situation says the Tampa Bay Rays have agreed to acquire outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Colorado Rockies for left-handed reliever Jake McGee.

Walt 'No Neck' Williams Dies of Heart Attack in Texas

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Walt Williams, an outfielder who played for four major league teams in the 1960s and '70s and was best known for his nickname "No Neck," has died.

Right-Hander Doug Fister, Astros Agree to 1-Year Contract

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Right-hander Doug Fister and the Houston Astros have agreed to a one-year contract.

Walt Williams, 72, Player Known as No Neck

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Williams, a free-swinging outfielder who played most of his career with the White Sox, was probably best known for the unusual physique that earned him an unusual nickname.

Cespedes Deal Showed Each Side’s Ability to Compromise, Sandy Alderson Says

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

The Mets’ agreement with the slugger Yoenis Cespedes and his agent came together “very late,” the team’s general manager, Sandy Alderson, said.

With Deals in Baseball, Opting Out Is Very in

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

This has been the winter of the opt-out clause. The Mets’ three-year, $75 million deal with Yoenis Cespedes, which allows him to make $27.5 million if he opts out after 2016, is only the latest instance.

Cespedes, Mets Complete $75M, 3-Year Deal With Opt Out

2 weeks agoSports / Baseball : Bats

Yoenis Cespedes is back with the New York Mets to beef up their offense — for one full season, at least.

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