Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Ingram, longtime Twins minor league coach, dies at 48

ATLANTA (AP) — Riccardo Ingram, a longtime minor league coach in the Minnesota Twins organization and a former football and baseball star at Georgia Tech, died at the age of 48 following his second battle with brain cancer.

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Keuchel allows 1 run, leads Astros over Tigers 3-2

KISSIMMEE, Fla. (AP) — Dallas Keuchel allowed one run over 5 2-3 innings in his final tuneup for opening day, leading the Houston Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Wednesday.

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Utley hits 2 home runs in Phillies’ 9-2 win

CLEARWATER, Fla. (AP) — Chase Utley hit two homers to give him long balls in four straight at-bats, Cole Hamels pitched six innings in his final start before opening day and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 9-2 Wednesday.

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Hughes, Buchholz look sharp in Twins-Red Sox 4-4 tie

Minnesota Twins starting pitcher Phil Hughes delivers against the Boston Red Sox in the first inning during an exhibition spring training baseball game, Wednesday, April 1, 2015, in Fort Myers, Fla. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)

FORT MYERS, Fla. (AP) — Phil Hughes and Clay Buchholz each had their final spring training tuneups as the Minnesota Twins and a Boston Red Sox split squad played to a 4-4 tie in nine innings.

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Dodgers release McGowan, owe former players $43.8M

GLENDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Right-hander Dustin McGowan has been released by the Los Angeles Dodgers, who are now paying $43.8 million for 2015 to cover the costs of five players no longer with the team.

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