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AP source: Tomas in process of deal with Arizona

In this March 9, 2013, file photo, Cuba's Yasmany Tomas hits a three-run home run off Taiwan pitcher Yang Yao-hsun in the fourth inning of their World Baseball Classic second-round game in Tokyo. A person familiar with the negotiations says Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.  The person spoke on condition of anonymity Wednesday, Nov. 26, 2014, because the deal had not yet been completed. The person said several additional steps were necessary but the agreement was likely to be finalized in the next few days. (AP Photo/Koji Sasahara, File)

A person familiar with the negotiations says Cuban outfielder Yasmany Tomas is in the process of agreeing to a $68.5 million, six-year contract with the Arizona Diamondbacks.

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Beckham has become Giants center of attention

In this Feb. 3, 2008, file photo, New York Giants receiver David Tyree (85) catches a 32-yard pass in the clutches of New England Patriots safety Rodney Harrison (37) during the fourth quarter of the Super Bowl XLII football game in Glendale, Ariz. The one-handed catch by New York Giants' Odell Beckham Jr. that became the most talked-about play from Sunday, Nov. 23, 2014,  did more than just boost his standing with the New York Giants, it paid off a routine growing popular among many skill players of practicing the impractical, one-handed circus grab. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)

EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — Odell Beckham Jr. can’t get away from his one-handed catch.

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Wrigley Field bleacher renovation may be delayed

This file artist rendering released Tuesday, May 27, 2014, by the Chicago Cubs shows a revised renovation plan for the right field bleachers at Wrigley Field in Chicago. WBBM-TV reports Wednesday, April 26, 2014 that renovation may be delayed due to November’s cold weather. The concrete needed for the final stages may not be done in time for the April 5 home opener against St. Louis. (AP Photo/Courtesy of the Chicago Cubs)

CHICAGO (AP) — The timeline may be off for the Chicago Cubs to have the Wrigley Field bleacher renovation done by opening day.

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Brewers’ Braun optimistic about injured right hand

MILWAUKEE (AP) — As drivers pulled up in their cars to drop off canned goods at Miller Park, Ryan Braun collected the Thanksgiving donations and offered a warm handshake with his gloved right hand.

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White Sox sign Adam LaRoche for 2 years, $25M

This 2014, file photo shows Adam LaRoche of the Washington Nationals baseball team. The Chicago White Sox and first baseman Adam LaRoche have agreed to terms on a two-year, $25 million contract. The team said Tuesday, Nov. 25, 2014,  that the 35-year-old player will receive $12 million next year and $13 million in 2016. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon, File)

CHICAGO (AP) — When Adam LaRoche was a kid, he used to hang with his father at old Comiskey Park when Dave was a coach with the Chicago White Sox.

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