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Maldonado wears Father’s Day tie, leads Royals over Twins

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado celebrated Father’s Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift the Kansas City Royals over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 on Sunday. Maldonado had several names scribbled on the tie, along with “Happy Father’s Day.” Pittsburgh Pirates backstop Elias Diaz wore the same tie in a game against Atlanta, which appeared to be provided by equipment manufacturer All-Star. Maldonado drove in two, one with a single during a three-run second inning and another with a double in the…

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Miami Marlins Unveil New-Look Logo, Color Scheme for 2019 Season

The Marlins unveiled their new uniforms Friday morning following the release of the team’s new logo. The Miami Marlins unveiled their new uniforms Friday morning at the team store and on Twitter. The franchise’s four uniform designs come in Midnight Black, Miami Blue, Caliente Red and Slate Grey, drawing inspiration from Miami’s culture. On Thursday, the club debuted its logo and color scheme in a 90-second video that was shared on Twitter. The primary logo features the Marlin above the words ‘Miami,’ with baseball laces woven discreetly in between the two.…

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Who Will Be the 2018 Cy Young Award Winners?

The American League and National League Cy Young Award winners will be announced on Wednesday, with two new winners all but guaranteed in two close races. In the AL, defending champion Corey Kluber will likely finish behind the Astros’ Justin Verlander, who is looking for the second Cy Young of his career, and the Rays’ Blake Snell, who is looking for his first. In the National League, Mets ace Jacob deGrom will win over the Nationals’ Max Scherzer and the Phillies’ Aaron Nola, it’s just a matter of whether the…

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