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Retiring Wrigley Field scoreboard operator has seen it all

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Fred Washington has been surrounded by numbers and cities for decades. Seasons full of ones and twos and zeroes. Pittsburgh, Cincinnati and Milwaukee, too....

Sheen's 'Wild Thing' will not make pitch in World Series

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CLEVELAND (AP) -- Wild Thing will have to stay in the bullpen during the World Series....

LEADING OFF: Day off for Dodgers, Cubs before NLCS Game 6

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A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

Cubs beat Dodgers 8-4, head home with 3-2 lead in NLCS

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- One win away. Two chances at home. Seven decades of waiting....

Dodgers save Kershaw for Game 6, and now they'll need him

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Clayton Kershaw gripped a baseball in his left hand and grimaced while he watched Game 5 of the NL Championship Series from the dugout....

Vin Scully returns to Dodger Stadium as NLCS spectator

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- Vin Scully has returned to Dodger Stadium for the first time since ending his 67-year career behind the microphone....

Celebrities among those long-suffering Chicago Cubs fans

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CHICAGO (AP) -- The Chicago Cubs are trying to do something that hasn't happened in the lifetime of anyone born in the last 108 years: win a World Series....

Coast Guard to look at jetty in Jose Fernandez boat crash
MIAMI (AP) -- U.S. Coast Guard officials say they'll examine lighting on the Miami Beach jetty involved in a boat crash that killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez and two other men last month....

Dodgers make lineup changes vs Cubs for Game 5 of NLCS

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LOS ANGELES (AP) -- The Dodgers have changed their lineup for Game 5 of the NL Championship Series against the Chicago Cubs....

Families of 2 killed in Jose Fernandez boat crash get lawyer
FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) -- The families of two men who died in a boat crash off Miami Beach that also killed Miami Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez have hired an attorney to handle their sons' estates....