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Giants set record with $388,606 postseason shares

NEW YORK (AP) — A full postseason share for the World Series champion Giants was worth a record $388,606, topping the previous mark of $370,873 set by San Francisco two years ago.

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Johnson, Martinez, Smoltz on Hall of Fame ballot

From left are Arizona Diamondbacks' Randy Johnson in 2008, Boston Red Sox' Pedro Martinez in 2003 and Atlanta Braves' John Smoltz in 2008. Johnson, Martinez and Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball's 2015 Hall of Fame ballot, announced Monday, Nov. 24, 2014. (AP Photo/File)

NEW YORK (AP) — Randy Johnson, Pedro Martinez and John Smoltz are among 17 newcomers on baseball’s 2015 Hall of Fame ballot.

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Giants World Series exhibit goes on display Monday

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The World Series champion exhibit at the Baseball Hall of Fame is once again taking on an orange-and-black color scheme.

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Phillies lose run on reversal, fall to Rangers 3-2

Philadelphia Phillies right fielder Marlon Byrd lays out for a fly out by Texas Rangers' Donnie Murphy in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, April 1, 2014, in Arlington, Texas. Mitch Moreland was out at first trying to get back after heading to second on the play. The Rangers won 3-2. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Ben Revere got the call on the field. The Philadelphia speedster wasn’t as fortunate in the replay office more than a thousand miles away.

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This Date In Baseball

1918 — Walter Johnson of the Washington Senators pitched a four-hitter in 15 innings to beat the St. Louis Browns 1-0. The only hit he gave up in the first 11 innings was a triple by George Sisler.

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