Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Astros, Rockets games to have wider TV audience

HOUSTON (AP) — A Houston judge has approved a bankruptcy reorganization plan allowing AT&T and DirecTV to buy Comcast SportsNet Houston and convert it to Root Sports Houston, allowing Houston Astros and Rockets games to be seen by a much wider television audience.

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Nats keep Span, decline LaRoche, Soriano options

WASHINGTON (AP) — Center fielder Denard Span is staying with the Washington Nationals, who exercised their $9 million option for 2015 on his contract Thursday, while declining options on first baseman Adam LaRoche and reliever Rafael Soriano.

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Angels pick up closer Street’s option for 2015

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels have exercised their $7 million contract option on closer Huston Street.

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Rodriguez suspension ends, back on Yanks’ roster

NEW YORK (AP) — Alex Rodriguez’s season-long suspension formally ended Thursday, a day after the World Series ended.

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Chevy makes the best of exec’s nervous speech

San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Madison Bumgarner holds the MVP trophy after their 3-2 win against the Kansas City Royals in Game 7 of baseball's World Series Wednesday, Oct. 29, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)

DETROIT (AP) — Shortly before 9 a.m. on the day after the worst night of his life, Rikk Wilde got the phone call from his big boss at General Motors.

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