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Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture.

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This Date In Baseball

1911 — Fred Merkle’s 10th-inning sacrifice fly scored Larry Doyle to give the New York Giants a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Athletics in the World Series. The victory cut the A’s lead in the Series to 3-2.

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Injured Matt Cain is Series spectator for Giants

File - In this March 27, 2014, file photo, San Francisco Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner, left, and pitcher Matt Cain watch batting practice before an exhibition baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in San Francisco. Cain has been the workhorse of the San Francisco Giants' pitching staff for years, but the elbow injury ended his season and left him rooting for his teammates in the World Series. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Well after the rest of his teammates put on their uniforms, Matt Cain wandered into the San Francisco clubhouse and changed clothes for a recent World Series practice.

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Royals might need a rare pinch hit in Series

Kansas City Royals' Billy Butler takes batting practice during a workout Thursday, Oct. 23, 2014, in San Francisco. The Royals and the San Francisco Giants are scheduled to play Game 3 of baseball's World Series in San Francisco on Friday. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Playing under American League rules with few reliable options on the bench this season, no manager had as little use for pinch hitters as Kansas City’s Ned Yost.

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Lincecum to undergo treatment on back in Bay Area

San Francisco Giants pitcher Tim Lincecum is helped into the team's dugout during the eighth inning of Game 2 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. Kansas City Royals defeated the Giants 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1 games. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Tim Lincecum was sent for an MRI of his tight back to determine whether he can remain on the active roster when the World Series resumes Friday night.

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