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Kellogg is umpire crew chief for World Series

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jeff Kellogg will be the umpire crew chief for the World Series, and four other umps have been picked to work the event for the first time.

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Rest or rust? Royals, Giants set for World Series

Kansas City Royals manager Ned Yost watches batters during baseball practice Monday, Oct. 20, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals will host the San Francisco Giants in Game 1 of the World Series on Oct. 21. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alex Gordon took a big rip at a batting-practice fastball, fouled it off badly into the cage, and ducked when the carom nearly hit him in the head.

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Jay wrist surgery lone medical issue for Cardinals

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jon Jay will undergo left wrist surgery later this week, the lone major medical issue facing the St. Louis Cardinals coming off a fourth straight NL Championship Series.

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Developer to build replica major league stadiums

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Developers plan to break ground this fall on a series of replica Major League Baseball stadiums for Little Leaguers in the southwest Missouri tourism mecca of Branson.

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This Date In Baseball

1973 — Bert Campaneris and Reggie Jackson hit two-run homers in the third inning as the Oakland A’s defeated the New York Mets 5-2 in Game 7 of the World Series.

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