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CLEVELAND — Cleveland Indians outfielder Leonys Martin has been placed on the 10-day disabled list with a non-baseball condition. Martin became sick Tuesday night and didn’t play Wednesday night against the Minnesota Twins. He was put on the DL before Thursday’s game. Martin is batting .333 with two home runs

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One of the biggest drivers of a pitcher’s ability to rack up swinging strikes — and ultimately strikeouts — is velocity. Every pitcher has swings in speed throughout the season that can have meaningful impact on fantasy performance. In some cases, pitchers may experience an uptick in velocity as they

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ANAHEIM, Calif. — Andrelton Simmons homered and made more than one spectacular defensive play. Eric Young Jr. homered and made a phenomenal play with his glove as well. The Angels’ star shortstop was more than willing to cede the spotlight to his journeyman teammate after a revitalizing win for Los

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DETROIT — Chris Sale is drawing comparisons from his manager to another dominant left-hander. “He’s reminding me a lot of Randy — Randy Johnson,” Boston manager Alex Cora said. “The thing with Randy, it looked like he was always grinding. With (Sale) it looks effortless right now.” Sale struck out

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TORONTO – Jose Iglesias hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and the Tigers recovered from a blown save in the ninth to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Monday, Detroit’s second straight victory following a season-long 11-game losing streak. Right-hander Joe Jimenez (4-1) got the win

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Ken Holland once transitioned the Detroit Red Wings from Steve Yzerman, Sergei Fedorov and that generation of greats to the one that followed with Pavel Datsyuk and Henrik Zetterberg. Now he’s trying to do it again. The veteran general manager knows it won’t be as easy this time, so he’s

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A person with direct knowledge of the move says the Detroit Red Wings have agreed to terms with defenseman Mike Green on a $10.75 million, two-year contract. The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Saturday because the deal had not been announced. The 32-year-old will count

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BEIJING — A Chinese court sentenced former American football player Wendell Brown to four years in prison Thursday for being involved in a bar fight, a punishment his lawyer and an activist called excessive. Brown, a native of Detroit who played for Ball State University in Indiana, had been teaching

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DETROIT – Chris Bosio says he was fired as the Detroit Tigers’ pitching coach for using the word “monkey,” but insists he didn’t say it in a racial or demeaning context. Bosio told USA Today that he used the word while talking about pitcher Daniel Stumpf, who is white. Bosio

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CHICAGO — A federal appeals court has backed an NCAA rule requiring most football players who transfer schools to sit out a year. The 7th U.S. Circuit Court of Appeals in Chicago upheld a lower-court finding that NCAA transfer rules don’t violate U.S. antitrust laws. Monday’s decision was in a

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