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  • 3 men arrested near All-Star Game face federal gun charges

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    Three men arrested with more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition at a Denver hotel near the site of Major League Baseball's All-Star Game have been charged with federal firearms crimes, the U.S. Attorney's Office said Friday.

  • 4 arrested, guns seized at hotel near MLB All-Star Game events

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    Four people have been arrested and more than a dozen weapons and hundreds of rounds of ammunition have been seized at a downtown Denver hotel that is close to several events planned in conjunction with the upcoming Major League Baseball All-Star Game.

  • Travis Shaw apologizes for recent tweets, says they were 'tone deaf'

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    Toronto Blue Jays infielder Travis Shaw has apologized for a series of tweets where he criticized COVID-19 rules and the team's plan to enforce a closed environment at Rogers Centre and adjoining hotel should their Major League Baseball season be played in Toronto.

  • 'National interest' and 'risk mitigation' paved way for Blue Jays to train in Toronto

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    Canada's Public Health Agency (PHAC) says robust measures taken by Major League Baseball to mitigate the spread of COVID-19 is what led the government to issue an exemption to the mandatory isolation order for the Blue Jays to hold training camp in Toronto.

  • Larry Walker might be Canada's last Baseball Hall of Famer for a long time

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    Today's edition of our newsletter is mostly about how Joey Votto has the best chance (but still not a great one) to be Canada's next Baseball Hall of Famer. Plus, Canadian basketball takes a hit, Zion is back and the Hurricanes play dodgeball.

  • Twins prospect Ryan Costello dies in his sleep in New Zealand hotel

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    Minnesota Twins prospect Ryan Costello was found dead in his Wellington, New Zealand hotel room Monday, days after joining his team in the Australian Baseball League.

  • 'Guys that didn't even know him were visibly shaken': MLB mourns Skaggs

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    Los Angeles manager Billy Eppler is in "utter shock and disbelief" along with team officials, Angels players and others across the major leagues at the passing of 27-year-old pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found unresponsive in his Texas hotel room Monday.

  • Astros manager dismisses report of post-game dust-up in bar

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    Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch says there was "no altercation" at a hotel in California this week at the World Series after a TMZ Sports report that he argued with bar patrons.

  • Philadelphia says sorry on Jackie Robinson Day

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    When Jackie Robinson's Brooklyn Dodgers played the Philadelphia Phillies in 1947, he was told to "go back to the cotton fields" by the Phillies' manager, refused service at a local hotel and taunted by players with racial slurs when he came to bat. On Friday, Philadelphia's city council publicly acknowledged the incident as a dark chapter in the city's history.

  • Braves' Hector Olivera arrested, charged with assault

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    Atlanta Braves outfielder Hector Olivera was placed on paid administrative leave by Major League Baseball after he was arrested and charged with assaulting a woman at a hotel outside Washington.


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