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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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


    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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