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Detroit Mercy Drops Baseball

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By John ManuelJune 22, 2004   Detroit Mercy became the 45th Division I athletic program to drop baseball, announcing the move Thursday. Baseball is the only varsity program the Titans […]

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Padres Suspend Top Pick Bush

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By John MaffeiJune 22, 2004 SAN DIEGO–Two days before his professional debut, Matt Bush—whom the Padres picked first overall in the 2004 draft–was arrested on multiple misdemeanors in Peoria, Ariz. […]

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White returns to Reds

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By Jim Callis June 18, 2004 Last July 31, the Yankees sent minor league lefthander Charlie Manning to the Reds in a deal forAaron Boone, then acquired Gabe White from […]

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Allison Admits To Failing Drug Test

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By Mike BerardinoJune 18, 2003   FORT LAUDERDALE—Jeff Allison, the Marlins’ top pitching prospect, has admitted failing a Major League Baseball-administered drug test for marijuana and acknowledged past abuse of […]

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Talented Crop Set For Showcase

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June 16, 2004   Perfect Game’s annual National Showcase in St. Petersburg, Fla., could provide a preview of the first round of the 2005 draft, with 18 of the top […]

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Top Cuban Talent Defects To U.S.

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By Kevin BaxterJune 8, 2004   Kendry Morales, the best young position player Cuba has produced in a generation, has defected and is in Miami, his stepfather said Wednesday. Henry […]

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Petrick Retires, Cites Parkinsons

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By Tracy RingolsbyMay 24, 2004 CINCINNATI–For Ben Petrick, once considered a key part of the Rockies’ long-term success, playing the game of baseball lost its luster. It had become a […]

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Scoreless Innings Record Grows

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By J.J. Cooper May 21, 2004 After further research, the ever-lengthening minor league consecutive scoreless-innings pitched record appears to have found a stopping point. More than 80 years after his […]

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Possible World Cup Clears Drug Hurdle

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By Alan SchwarzMay 17, 2004 A world-cup style tournament for baseball cleared perhaps its tallest hurdle when Major League Baseball, the Players Association and the International Baseball Federation agreed on […]

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