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A’s add to bullpen with Rincon

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By Josh BoydJuly 30, 2002 Athletics lefthanded relievers Mike Venafro and Mike Magnante combined for a 5.26 ERA and a .274 average against lefties this year, and now both find […]

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Autopsy reveals heart abnormality

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By Carl DuboisJuly 30, 2002 Wally Pontiff BATON ROUGE, La.–Louisiana State baseball player Wally Pontiff likely died from an abnormality in his heart, according to a coroner’s report released Monday. […]

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Collins arrested for DUI

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By Rob MuellerJune 25, 2002 AUGUSTA, Ga.–Former major league manager Terry Collins was arrested early Thursday morning and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol, according to the Richmond […]

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Dodgers pay dearly for Shuey

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By Josh Boyd July 28, 2002 It’s very much a buyer’s market in terms of trades, as evidenced by Oakland’s pickup of Ray Durham and cash from the White Sox […]

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Giants find an outfielder in Lofton

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By Jim CallisJuly 28, 2002 Injuries have scuttled the Giants outfield, as Marvin Benard, Barry Bonds, Reggie Sanders and Tsuyoshi Shinjo all missed this weekend’s series against the Dodgers. Using […]

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Royals fire farm director Hegman

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By Alan EskewJuly 25, 2002 KANSAS CITY, Mo.–After 23 years with the Royals organization–seven as a player and 16 in the front office–farm director Bob Hegman has been fired. Hegman […]

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Crosby has Tommy John surgery

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By Will KimmeyJune 25, 2002 Two-sport star Roscoe Crosby won’t be playing either baseball or football for awhile. Crosby, an outfield prospect for the Royals and wide receiver at Clemson, […]

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A’s grab Durham at little cost

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With several more teams looking to dump players than are seeking to acquire them, plus the likely end of draft-pick compensation for the loss of free agents, it’s very much […]

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Dodgers add depth with Houston

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By Jim CallisJuly 23, 2002 It’s still undetermined where Tyler Houston will fit into the Los Angeles lineup. But with the Dodgers in an offensive slump, averaging just 2.8 runs […]

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Lynx owner despairs in Ottawa

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By Tim PearrellJuly 18, 2002 Triple-A Ottawa owner Ray Pecor says he’s disappointed with the club’s attendance but will give fans a little longer to prove minor-league baseball is viable […]

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Radical changes considered for draft

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By Alan SchwarzJuly 18, 2002 According to a Players Association official, major changes to baseball’s player-development system could be arriving shortly. The institution of a worldwide draft, the spirit of […]

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Clement sets new HR mark

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By Jeff WebsterJuly 18, 2002 MASON CITY, Iowa–There was never any doubt. Marshalltown High’s Jeff Clement found a Brady Foster 0-1 curveball breaking in just the right place and crushed […]

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Padres ship Jimenez to White Sox

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By Jim CallisJuly 12, 2002 When the Padres acquired D’Angelo Jimenez from the Yankees in June 2001 for Jay Witasick, they thought they had found their shortstop of the present […]

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