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Cobb named Tampa Bay Rays opening day starter

PORT CHARLOTTE, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have selected right-hander Alex Cobb as their opening day starting pitcher.

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Tigers release Hanrahan who’ll have another Tommy John

SARASOTA, Fla. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have released Joel Hanrahan from a minor league contract and said the right-hander will have his second Tommy John surgery on March 18.

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Alex Johnson, AL batting champ in 1970, dies at age 72

DETROIT (AP) — Alex Johnson, who won the American League batting title with the then-California Angels in 1970, has died. He was 72.

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Arkansas State schedules makeup game with Southeast Missouri

JONESBORO, Ark. (AP) — The Arkansas State baseball team has rescheduled a game with Southeast Missouri that was postponed by weather in February.

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Dice-K starts comeback bid in Japan with solid outing

NISHINOMIYA, Japan (AP) — Daisuke Matsuzaka made the first start of his comeback in Japan on Wednesday, returning to the scene of one of his most memorable pitching performances.

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