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Red Sox sign closer Koji Uehara for 2 years

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have signed Koji Uehara for two more years, committing $18 million to the reliever who closed out the 2013 World Series but struggled along with the team this season.

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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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