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The Latest: Fans line up for Jose Fernandez public viewing

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MIAMI (AP) -- The Latest on Marlins-Fernandez Killed (all times local):...

Cano's homers Mariners top Astros 12-4, boost playoff hopes

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HOUSTON (AP) -- Robinson Cano hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Houston Astros 12-4 Wednesday to keep pressure on the other AL wild-card contenders....

Cubs reward Epstein for turnaround with 5-year extension

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs announced a five-year contract extension with president of baseball operations Theo Epstein on Wednesday, rewarding him for an overhaul that has the long-suffering franchise eyeing its first championship since 1908....

Tebow homers in 1st at-bat for Mets in instructional debut

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PORT ST. LUCIE, Fla. (AP) -- New York Mets prospect Tim Tebow homered on the first pitch he saw Wednesday in his instructional league debut against the St. Louis Cardinals club....

Probe of jetty sought as service held for Marlins' Fernandez

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MIAMI (AP) -- Somber Miami Marlins players and personnel escorted a hearse carrying the body of star pitcher Jose Fernandez from the team's ballpark Wednesday as U.S. Sen. Marco Rubio sought a safety probe into the rock jetty where a boat crash claimed the lives of the baseball star and two friends....

Banned Rose appeals to Hall of Fame for eligibility

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COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) -- Pete Rose is appealing directly to baseball's Hall of Fame to restore his eligibility, arguing the lifetime ban he agreed to in 1989 was never intended to keep him out of Cooperstown....

Fan drops ring during televised Yankee Stadium engagement

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NEW YORK (AP) -- In the end, Andrew Fox wasn't charged with an error....

Scherzer finds his form, Rendon homers as Nats beat D-Backs

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WASHINGTON (AP) -- When Anthony Rendon hit a three-run home run to put the Washington Nationals ahead, Dusty Baker couldn't contain his excitement. The veteran manager was so excited about Max Scherzer being in line for his 19th win that he celebrated in the dugout with the Cy Young Award candidate....

Rookie Renfroe hits slam, 3-run HR; Padres beat Dodgers 7-1

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- It appears Petco Park is going to have a hard time holding Hunter Renfroe....

Freeman homers, extends streak; Braves beat Phillies 7-6

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ATLANTA (AP) -- A rare burst of Georgia rain following a mostly dry summer helped Freddie Freeman and the Atlanta Braves remain red-hot....