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  1. The lights are on in right field tonight at Busch Stadium in memory of Oscar Taveras

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:58 PM EDT

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    Taveras was supposed to compete for the Cardinals’ starting right field job next spring. He died alongside his girlfriend Edilia Arvelo in a car crash Sunday in the Dominican Republic.

  2. Royals prospect Kyle Zimmer undergoes shoulder surgery

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:30 PM EDT

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    Zimmer was the fifth overall pick in the 2012 draft and ranked as a top-25 prospect according to both Baseball America and MLB.com.

  3. Ross Ohlendorf elects to become a free agent

    Oct 28, 2014, 6:09 PM EDT

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    CSNWashington.com’s Mark Zuckerman reports that right-handed pitcher Ross Ohlendorf has elected to become a free agent after being activated from the 60-day disabled list Wednesday and outrighted off the Nationals’ 40-man roster.

  4. Jake Peavy has a thumb injury, but will start Game 6

    Oct 28, 2014, 5:17 PM EDT

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    Peavy has a 7.05 ERA in eight postseason starts, including allowing four runs in five innings against Kansas City in Game 2.

  5. Kauffman Stadium is really cool. Because it’s a stadium, not a ballpark.

    Oct 28, 2014, 5:00 PM EDT

    Kauffman Stadium

    It may represent the last truly forward-looking stadium in the country, actually.

  6. Baseball — and the American Character — is dying, you guys

    Oct 28, 2014, 4:00 PM EDT

    Tombstone

    I swear, I did not write this as a parody in an effort to give myself something new and crazy to rail against. Though I can understand if you believe otherwise.

  7. Brad Peacock undergoes hip surgery, may miss spring training

    Oct 28, 2014, 3:45 PM EDT

    Brad Peacock

    Peacock, who was acquired from the A’s as part of the Jed Lowrie/Chris Carter trade in February of 2013, has a 4.90 ERA in 215 innings for the Astros through age 26.

  8. World Series, Game 6: Giants vs. Royals lineups

    Oct 28, 2014, 3:15 PM EDT

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    Jake Peavy vs. Yordano Ventura.

  9. A’s re-sign Brad Mills after buying him for one dollar

    Oct 28, 2014, 2:17 PM EDT

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    He’s pitched poorly in the majors, but the 29-year-old southpaw did have a 2.01 ERA and 103/23 K/BB ratio in 107 innings at Triple-A this season.

  10. Driving in the Dominican Republic is extremely dangerous

    Oct 28, 2014, 2:00 PM EDT

    Oscar Taveras

    Indeed, the most dangerous place in the world.

  11. Twins prospect Byron Buxton injured in Arizona Fall League

    Oct 28, 2014, 1:10 PM EDT

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    Byron Buxton’s injury wrecked year keeps getting worse.

  12. HBT Daily: Live, from my hotel room!

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:45 PM EDT

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    Jenna and I talk about Game 6.

  13. They may get rid of Tal’s Hill at Minute Maid Park. Good.

    Oct 28, 2014, 12:23 PM EDT

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    History happens over time. You can’t create it instantly with contrived “quirks.”

  14. A veteran says enough is enough when it comes to tributes for the soldiers

    Oct 28, 2014, 10:59 AM EDT

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    For 13 years, baseball has made a point to honor the troops in a more conspicuous way than it had before. Have we lost something as a result?

  15. “Marlins man” is now signing autographs for people

    Oct 28, 2014, 9:26 AM EDT

    Marlins man

    In the future, everyone will be poorly-dressed and famous for 15 minutes.

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