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Giants confident they’re in Pablo Sandoval chase

In this Oct. 29, 2014, file photo,  San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval celebrates after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. The Giants won 3-2 to win the series. Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given "every indication" the free agent third baseman will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants assistant general manager Bobby Evans says he has been given “every indication” Pablo Sandoval will give careful consideration to re-signing with the World Series champions.

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Manfred given 5-year term as baseball commissioner

In this Aug. 14, 2014, file phhoto, Major League Baseball Chief Operating Officer Rob Manfred speaks to reporters after team owners elected him as the next commissioner of Major League Baseball  in Baltimore. Baseball owners voted Thursday, Nov. 20, 2014, to give him a five-year term as commissioner when he succeeds Bud Selig in two months.  (AP Photo/Steve Ruark, File)

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Praising the transition as quick and orderly, Bud Selig announced Thursday that baseball owners unanimously approved a five-year term for Rob Manfred, who will succeed the longtime commissioner early next year.

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Yanks sell Wheeler’s rights to Golden Eagles

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees have sold the rights to infielder Zelous Wheeler to the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Japan’s Pacific League.

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Bob Feller Museum to be Van Meter’s new city hall

In this 2001 file photo Bob Feller holds the bat Babe Ruth leaned on during his farewell speech in Van Meter, Iowa, at The Bob Feller Museum. The museum honoring the late Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Bob Feller will be transformed into Van Meter's new city hall. (AP Photo/The Des Moines Register, Bill Neibergall, File)  MAGS OUT, TV OUT, NO SALES, MANDATORY CREDIT

VAN METER, Iowa (AP) — A museum honoring the late Hall of Fame baseball pitcher Bob Feller will be transformed into Van Meter’s new city hall.

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Japan beats MLB All-Stars 6-4 in exhibition game

NAHA, Japan (AP) — Yuki Yanagita drove in two runs in the eighth inning as Japan beat the Major League Baseball All-Stars 6-4 Thursday in an exhibition game following their five-game postseason tour.

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