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Royals shift Cain to tricky right field for Game 3

Kansas City Royals' Lorenzo Cain celebrates after  Game 2 of baseball's World Series against the San Francisco Giants Wednesday, Oct. 22, 2014, in Kansas City, Mo. The Royals won 7-2 to tie the series at 1-1. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Royals outfielder Lorenzo Cain was moved from center field to right for Game 3 of the World Series to boost defense in one of AT&T Park’s trickiest positions.

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Maddon excises opt-out, won’t return to Rays

In this Oct. 6, 2013, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon smiles during a news conference before Game 3 of baseball's American League division series against the Boston Red Sox in St. Petersburg, Fla. The Rays announced Friday, Oct. 24, 2014,  that Maddon has exercised an opt-out in his contract, which was due to expire after next season. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Joe Maddon won’t be returning to the Tampa Bay Rays.

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Perfumed Perez making good scents for Royals

In this Sept. 1, 2014, file photo, Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) runs past Texas Rangers catcher Tomas Telis after hitting a two-run home run during the third inning of a baseball game in Kansas City, Mo. The All-Star catcher for the Royals wore Victoria's Secret perfume late in the 2013 season, got four hits in a game, and has been spraying himself ever since. The sweet smell of success makes scents for him. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Salvador Perez is a player who doesn’t want to make a stink.

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Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera has ankle surgery

DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers say slugger Miguel Cabrera has undergone successful surgery to remove bone spurs in his right ankle and to repair a stress fracture.

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This Date In Baseball

1911 — Fred Merkle’s 10th-inning sacrifice fly scored Larry Doyle to give the New York Giants a 4-3 win over the Philadelphia Athletics in the World Series. The victory cut the A’s lead in the Series to 3-2.

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