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14/05/2017 18:04

Injured Yankees closer Chapman out for month

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New York Yankees star closing relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman was benched Sunday with left shoulder rotator cuff inflammation and could miss at least a month of the Major League Baseball season.

12/05/2017 16:59

World football, baseball stars grieve for Venezuela

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The grief of Venezuela's deadly political crisis has reached as far as the football pitches of the English Premier League and the diamonds of Major League Baseball in the United States.

10/05/2017 18:45

Sore shoulder sidelines Seattle's Iwakuma

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Seattle Mariners pitcher Hisashi Iwakuma was placed on Major League Baseball's 10-day disabled list Wednesday with right shoulder inflammation, joining three other sidelined starters for the American League club.

25/04/2017 03:02

Giants ace Bumgarner on dirt bike spill: «not the most responsible»

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San Francisco Giants ace Madison Bumgarner, who injured his pitching shoulder in a dirt bike accident, admitted on Monday his off-day recreation was perhaps «not the most responsible» choice.

25/04/2017 00:42

Red Sox hurler Barnes suspended for pitch near head

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Major League Baseball acted swiftly in disciplining Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes for a dangerous pitch near the head of Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado on Sunday.

22/04/2017 01:56

Rangers release former AL MVP Hamilton

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Former American League Most Valuable Player Josh Hamilton, his bid to return to the Major Leagues stymied by a new knee injury, was released by the Texas Rangers on Friday.

20/04/2017 01:04

Chen throws seven no-hit innings in Marlins win against Mariners

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Miami's Taiwanese pitcher Chen Wei-Yin had a no-hitter working through seven innings when he was lifted from the Marlins' 5-0 Major League Baseball victory over the Mariners in Seattle on Tuesday.

17/01/2017 12:10

Obama fetes world-champion Chicago Cubs, his (wife's) favorite

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Barack Obama, the man once known as the «hope candidate,» on Monday warmly feted a team that had gone more than a century without much hope -- the world champion baseball team the Cubs from his adopted hometown of Chicago.

17/12/2016 06:01

Chapman returns to New York with hard words for Cubs' Maddon

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Aroldis Chapman arrived back in New York on Friday saying he wasn't happy with the way Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon used him in the Cubs' epic drought-busting World Series triumph.

05/11/2016 23:15 Video

Baseball, Chicago Cubs win after 108 years: 5 million in festival

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Five million people took to the square Friday in Chicago to celebrate the victory of the town baseball team, the Cubs, who after 108 years they won the World Series, the final of the League of Professional Baseball.

03/11/2016 10:25

Cubs edge Indians to end 108-year Series title drought

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Ending America's longest sports title drought in dramatic fashion, the Chicago Cubs captured their first World Series since 1908 by defeating the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in a 10-inning thriller that concluded Thursday morning.

03/11/2016 09:51

Chicago jubilant after World Series win

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After waiting 108 years, Chicago erupted in euphoric celebration following the Cubs' historic win of the World Series baseball championship.

30/10/2016 20:26

Weak-hitting Cubs on brink of another World Series flop

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Woeful hitting has the Chicago Cubs on the brink of an eighth consecutive World Series defeat to extend America's longest sports title drought since their last championship in 1908.

27/10/2016 22:02

«Cursed» Cubs bring World Series thrills home

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For the first time in 71 years, the Chicago Cubs will host a World Series game, the «cursed» Major League Baseball club trying to capture its first crown since 1908.

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