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Bonds’ obstruction conviction thrown out by appeals court

In this April 13, 2011, file photo, former baseball player Barry Bonds leaves federal court in San Francisco, after being found guilty of one count of obstruction of justice. Bonds' obstruction of justice conviction was thrown out Wednesday, April 22, 2015, by a federal court of appeals, which ruled 10-1 that his meandering answer before a grand jury in 2003 was not material to the government's investigation into illegal steroids distribution. (AP Photo/George Nikitin, File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Barry Bonds has been cleared legally after 11 1/2 years in court. His reputation remains tainted in the mind of many baseball fans.

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Data deluge: MLB rolls out Statcast analytics on Tuesday

Bob Bowman, president of MLB Business and Media, explains new baseball statistics and how they might be displayed during a broadcast at a news conference in New York, Monday, April 20, 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)

NEW YORK (AP) — Which outfielder sprints the fastest and runs the longest to snag line drives into the gap? Which shortstop is best at throwing from the grass to nip the runner at first? Which catcher gets the ball to second base the quickest?

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