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MIAMI — The Miami Marlins, one of the most under-the-radar teams in sports, have been in the news lately. Sort of. A network TV news anchor referred to them this week as the Miami Dolphins. She later apologized and corrected herself, saying they were actually the Florida Marlins. The next

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NEW YORK — New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter said being elected to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Tuesday was a humbling experience one that was made a little more so when the 14-time All-Star fell one vote shy of being a unanimous selection. Out of all the greats

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SENDAI — St. Thomas native Jabari Blash connected for his first home run of the season Sunday night with his new team, the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles of Nippon Professional Baseball, Japan’s version of Major League Baseball. Nippon (or Nihon) means Japan in Japanese. The 29-year-old Blash, who spent parts

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HAVANA — A 24-year-old student has become the first United States citizen to play in an official Cuban league in around six decades, just as Cubans are batting for Major League Baseball without having to defect under a historic deal made in December. U.S.-Cuban relations have chilled as U.S. President

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] ATLANTA — The Braves traded pitcher Akeel Morris of St. Thomas to the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday for cash considerations. The trade came three days after the Braves designated Morris for assignment to open a spot on their 40-man roster when they brought up

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GIVING BACK: Oakland A’s starting pitcher Jharel Cotton of St. Thomas helps out the less fortunate at My Brother’s Table in Charlotte Amalie after Hurricane Irma. [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] OAKLAND — Several weeks before his wedding, Oakland Athletic’s starter Jharel Cotton and his fiancee went on a trip

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  [ad name=”HTML-68″] [wpedon id=”23995″ align=”left”] NEW YORK — The Yankees started the offseason with a lineup that featured Aaron Judge (52 HR, .627 SLG), Gary Sanchez (33 HR, .531 SLG), Didi Gregorius (25 HR, .478 SLG) and Greg Bird. (9 HR, .422 SLG in 48 games). There were already a lot of dingers on this team.

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MASTER PITCHER: Rooney Williams of Gallows Bay describes one of the scenes from his life in baseball. [ad name=”HTML-68″] CHRISTIANSTED — Someday you might see Rooney Williams sitting at Seaside Market & Deli eating breakfast. Williams wears blue jeans, a white t-shirt, dark sunglasses (he needs cataract surgery) and has

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[ad name=”HTML-68″] HOUSTON — On the heels of solid starts from rotation mates Sean Manaea and Kendall Graveman, Oakland right-hander Jharel Cotton did something Sunday that not only maintained the momentum but served him well as he seeks consistency. The St. Thomas native Cotton snapped a five-start winless streak by

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ODD MAN OUT: Derek Jeter poses in front of pink balloons to symbolize that his first child is a baby girl. Maybe the former New York Yankees baseball captain can up his intake of oysters if he hopes to have a male successor on the baseball diamond. (PHOTO COURTESY: Hannah

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