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15-year-old dies after being hit by baseball in Minnesota

BEMIDJI, Minn. (AP) — Police say a 15-year-old baseball player has died after being struck by a ball in the northern Minnesota city of Bemidji.

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Guthrie roughed up by Yankees, Royals lose 14-1

Kansas City Royals pitcher Jeremy Guthrie (11) reacts after giving up a three-run home run to New York Yankees' Brett Gardner during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 25, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeremy Guthrie knew he wasn’t at his best Monday. Still, the Kansas City starter didn’t think he was this bad.

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Bautista still recovering from cortisone shot

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays outfielder Jose Bautista is out of the lineup for a second straight day after getting a cortisone shot in his strained right shoulder.

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AP sources: Brady’s appeal wouldn’t be heard by Wednesday

Two people familiar with the situation tell The Associated Press that Tom Brady’s appeal of his four-game suspension for his role in the deflated footballs scandal won’t be heard by Wednesday’s 10-day deadline.

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Nolasco, Plouffe help Twins stay hot in 7-2 win over Red Sox

Minnesota Twins’ Trevor Plouffe rounds the bases on a three-run home run off Boston Red Sox pitcher Joe Kelly in the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 25, 2015, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — It’s been a rocky season and a quarter for Ricky Nolasco since he joined the Minnesota Twins. The weight of a four-year, $49 million contract proved too much to bear in his first season, and his second year started with a trip to the disabled list.

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