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Baseball possesses rich history in Australia

Baseball possesses rich history in Australia

MLB.com Updated Jul 9, 2013
The Dodgers and Diamondbacks will open the 2014 schedule with a pair of games at the Sydney Cricket Grounds. Though a very good idea, it's not an entirely new one, or for that matter, the first time the best professional ballplayers from the United Stat…
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  • Cardinals trade reliever Boggs to Rockies

    Cardinals trade reliever Boggs to Rockies

    ESPN.com Jul 9, 2013
    The St. Louis Cardinals have traded struggling reliever Mitchell Boggs to Colorado for the Rockies' international signing bonus slot No. 4.
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  • Tulo's first rehab start goes swimmingly

    Tulo's first rehab start goes swimmingly

    MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Troy Tulowitzki came away from his first rehab start with nothing more than expected soreness, and he sounded optimistic about rejoining the Rockies soon.
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  • Padres CEO Garfinkel announces resignation

    Padres CEO Garfinkel announces resignation

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Padres President and CEO Tom Garfinkel, who assumed the duties of CEO after predecessor Jeff Moorad stepped aside early last year, has stepped down.
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  • Padres' first-rounder Renfroe agrees to terms

    Padres' first-rounder Renfroe agrees to terms

    MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    The Padres announced Tuesday that first-round pick Hunter Renfroe, who was the No. 13 overall selection in June's First-Year Player Draft, had agreed to terms with the team.
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  • The Juice: Marathon Mets outlast Giants 4-3 in 16

    The Juice: Marathon Mets outlast Giants 4-3 in 16

    yahoo.com ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Your browser does not support iframes. The Juice returns for season No. 6! It's almost eligible for free-agency! Stop by daily for news from the action, along with great photos, stats, video highlights and more. The New York Mets finally won a marathon …
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  • Short-handed Rox take opener at Petco

    Short-handed Rox take opener at Petco

    MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Tyler Chatwood allowed two runs in 6 2/3 innings as the Rockies took the series opener from the Padres, 4-2, at Petco Park on Monday.
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  • Greinke, Dodgers snap D-backs' win streak

    Greinke, Dodgers snap D-backs' win streak

    ESPN.com MLB.com Jul 9, 2013
    Zack Greinke gave up two hits in seven scoreless innings in his first game against Arizona since last month's bench-clearing brawl and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped the Diamondbacks' five-game winning streak with a 6-1 victory Monday night.
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  • Video - The GM's Office: ChiSox On The Move? 01:47

    The GM's Office: ChiSox On The Move?

    Jul 9
    Jim Bowden takes a look at several players on the White Sox that could be traded before the deadline.
  • Video - Buster Blog: Garza's Trade Market 02:17

    Buster Blog: Garza's Trade Market

    Jul 9
    Cubs pitcher Matt Garza has said a contract extension with the team is a possibility, but Buster Olney blogs that there is no chance Garza will sign a long-term deal with the Cubs.
  • Video - Mets Slam Giants 00:30

    Mets Slam Giants

    Jul 9
    A big eighth inning lifted the Mets past the Giants 10-6.
  • Video - Nolasco Shines In Dodgers Debut 00:30

    Nolasco Shines In Dodgers Debut

    Jul 9
    Ricky Nolasco surrendered just one run over seven innings to lead the Dodgers to a 6-1 win over the Diamondbacks.

Sports Columnists

  • Lakers top luxury tax list at nearly $30 million

    Jul 10
    Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
  • Los Angeles Lakers hit with luxury tax of over $29 million

    Jul 10
    Six NBA teams have been billed for luxury-tax payments they owe for last season's payrolls, according to official league figures obtained by ESPN.com on Tuesday night. And the heftiest, not surprisingly, belongs to the Lakers.
  • Tyler Hansbrough close to deal with Toronto Raptors - sources

    Jul 9
    The Toronto Raptors are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.
  • Tyler Hansbrough has deal with Toronto Raptors - source

    Jul 9
    The Toronto Raptors are close to finalizing a multi-year deal with free-agent forward Tyler Hansbrough, according to sources with knowledge of the talks.