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3 hrs ago | Minnesota Twins

Twins make waiver claim on outfielder Wilson

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Deolis Guerra, Kenny Wilson, Minnesota Twins, Major League Baseball

7 hrs ago | CNN

Cliff Corcoran: April performances often indicate who is and is not an MVP candidate

Awards Watch will commence ranking the candidates for Most Valuable Player, Cy Young and Rookie of the Year in each league next Thursday, May 1. As happens every year, those early rankings will prompt some readers to protest that it is too early in the season to rank the top candidates for awards that are handed out based on the entire regular ... (more)

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Related Topix: Sports, Larry Walker, Baseball Players

8 hrs ago | New York Daily News

Vinton: Jose Canseco an odd choice to talk to kids about 'Character'

Amid the hubbub of the steroid revelations in Jose Canseco's explosive 2005 memoir "Juiced," it was sometimes forgotten that this was a book that boasted of categorizing women as "road beef" and "slump busters."

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Baseball Players, Roger Clemens

Wed Apr 23, 2014

NewsOK.com

Bill Shaikin: Reasons for lack of fanfare about Pujols' 500th home run

He got a mighty sweet serenade in the visiting clubhouse in Washington on Tuesday night after he hit his 500th home run.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Mike Trout, Bryce Harper

NBC Los Angeles

Dodgers' Gordon on a Hot Streak

Dee Gordon of the Los Angeles Dodgers hits an RBI single to bring in the tying run in the ninth inning against the Detroit Tigers at Dodger Stadium on April 9. Dodger's superstar outfielder Yasiel Puig has had a controversial road out of his home, Cuba, to the United States.

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Related Topix: Sports, Dee Gordon, Baseball Players, Los Angeles Dodgers, Yasiel Puig

ESPN

Cubs say absent Sosa must make amends

Former Cubs slugger Sammy Sosa was not invited to participate in Wednesday's festivities commemorating the 100th anniversary of Wrigley Field, and a team official says Sosa has some work to do before being welcomed back by the organization.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Ryan Dempster

The Cardboard Connection

Jose Canseco Cards, Rookie Cards and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Jose Canseco baseball cards and autographed memorabilia values have paralleled the roller coaster of public opinion the once-great slugger has experienced over the years.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players

The Washington Post

A Bannister always remembers their HRs

It's one thing to be a pitcher who can claim to surrender home runs to multiple members of the 500 Home Run club.

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Contra Costa Times

Scorekeeper at Wrigley practices dying art

Inside a dusty, dimly lit chamber of steel catwalks, Darryl Wilson peers out a square hole and into one of baseball's most revered shrines.

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Related Topix: Sports, Major League Baseball, Chicago Cubs, Baseball Players

Sports Network

American League Game Capsules

Albert Pujols joined elite company Tuesday by hitting two homers off Taylor Jordan to reach 500 for his career and help the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim to a 7-2 win over the Washington Nationals.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Taylor Jordan, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, Major League Baseball, Alex Rodriguez, NCAA Sports, Butler University NCAA, Butler Bulldogs NCAA Football, NCAA Football

Tue Apr 22, 2014

BleacherReport

Albert Pujols Reaches Milestone, and the 500-Homer Club Is Credible Again

By far, the most toxic part of the steroid era was the way it grotesquely distorted Major League Baseball's record book.

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Related Topix: Sports, Albert Pujols, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball

Washington Nationals

Pujols joins 500-HR club with second blast

The Angels' first baseman homered twice at Nationals Park to become the 26th member of the exclusive 500-home run club.

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NewsOK.com

Tech boom presents new wrinkles for Wrigley Field

Wrigley Field has been the scene of some of baseball's most memorable plays, from Babe Ruth's apparent called home run to the home run duel between Mark McGwire and Sammy Sosa.

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Mon Apr 21, 2014

Red Eye Chicago

John Turturro on 'Fading Gigolo'

This is a tale of two interviews. Well, two halves of the same interview. The first, sunnier half is the best reason to talk to John Turturro : He's been part of several major movies, laughing when I call some of his roles "historic."

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Related Topix: Sports, Joakim Noah, NBA Basketball, Chicago Bulls, NBA Players, Baseball Players, Movies, Entertainment

St. Louis Cardinals

Simmons an offensive force in time with Cards

As his first stint with the Cardinals was winding down, McCarver's St. Louis teammates, pitcher Bob Gibson among the worst offenders, made sure he was well aware of a young catcher making noise among the club's Minor League ranks.

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Sun Apr 20, 2014

The Miami Herald

Pujols, closing in on 500 homers, showed greatness at early age

Mark McGwire was in the twilight of his career in 2001, willing his broken-down body through one final season with the St. Louis Cardinals, when a strapping young buck named Albert Pujols, just two years removed from being the 402nd overall pick in the draft, started tearing it up in spring training.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, St. Louis Cardinals, Major League Baseball, Albert Pujols, Mike Trout, Los Angeles Angels, David Freese

BleacherReport

Why MLB Should Embrace Trout-Cabrera as Next Sosa-McGwire Opportunity

Whether it's over who's more valuable or who's baseball's best player, we sure do argue about Mike Trout and Miguel Cabrera an awful lot.

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Related Topix: Sports, American League, Major League Baseball, Miguel Cabrera, Baseball Players

Sat Apr 19, 2014

Major League Baseball

Pujols belts home run No. 498 against Tigers

Two more, and the Angels' first baseman will become the 26th member of the exclusive 500-home run club.

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Related Topix: Sports, Baseball Players, Todd Helton, Major League Baseball

Fri Apr 18, 2014

St. Louis Cardinals

Edmonds proud to be considered for Cards' Hall

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Related Topix: Sports, Jim Edmonds, Baseball Players, Major League Baseball, St. Louis Cardinals

The Cardboard Connection

Mark McGwire Cards, Rookie Card and Autographed Memorabilia Guide

Mark McGwire cards and autographed memorabilia once ruled the hobby. Unfortunately, the values of his cards and memorabilia fell with his public reputation.

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