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Baseball coach killed in crash honored at opener

Baseball coach killed in crash honored at opener COSTA MESA, Calif. — John Altobelli’s team knew there was only one way to honor its late coach — by playing on his favorite day. Altobelli’s Orange Coast College baseball team opened its season as scheduled on Tuesday against Chula Vista Southwestern. The game occurred two days after Altobelli, his wife and

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Luis Urías to miss six to eight weeks with fractured hamate bone

Luis Urías to miss six to eight weeks with fractured hamate bone Robert Murray reports that Brewers infielder Luis Urías underwent surgery to repair a fractured left hamate bone, suffered during a game in the Mexican Pacific Winter League. The club expects him to miss six to eight weeks, which likely means he will not start the regular season on

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Mitch Moreland signs one-year, $3 million deal with Red Sox

Mitch Moreland signs one-year, $3 million deal with Red Sox The Reds announced on Tuesday that third baseman Eugenio Suárez underwent surgery to remove loose cartilage in his right shoulder. His injury was suffered in a swimming pool. While Suárez will be limited at the beginning of spring training, the club anticipates him being ready for the regular season. Suárez,

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Reds’ Castellanos ‘excited’ for offensive potential

Reds’ Castellanos ‘excited’ for offensive potential CINCINNATI — Nick Castellanos has 17 career at-bats in Great American Ball Park. Six times, he reached base on a hit. Three times, he touched them all after putting the ball in those oh-so-close outfield seats. It’s a small sample size, but it makes the Cincinnati Reds‘ new outfielder eager to find out how

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