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Indians exercise option on infielder Mike Aviles

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have exercised their $3.5 million option for next season on versatile infielder Mike Aviles.

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This Date In Baseball

1914 — Connie Mack of the Philadelphia A’s citing a loss of $50,000 for lack of fan support starts to clean house by waiving Jack Coombs, Eddie Plank and Chief Bender. Plank and Bender eventually signed with the Federal League.

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Your Top Plays for Today

Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James gestures to the crowd in the first quarter of an NBA basketball game against the New York Knicks Thursday, Oct. 30, 2014, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)

Your Top Plays for Today: AP’s Sports Guide

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Sandoval, Shields among 121 free agents

San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy hands the championship trophy to Pablo Sandoval as they celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals, Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball’s business season began Thursday when 121 players became free agents, a group that includes Pablo Sandoval, Michael Morse, Jake Peavy, Sergio Romo and Ryan Vogelsong of the World Series champion San Francisco Giants.

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Rex picks Jets’ QB: ‘that Bumgarner guy’

New York Jets coach Rex Ryan speaks during an NFL football news conference in Florham Park, N.J., Monday, Oct. 27, 2014. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

FLORHAM PARK, N.J. (AP) — Rex Ryan is calling an audible and going to the bullpen.

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