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MLB Toughens Drug Agreement Provisions

Baseball players suspended during the season for a performance-enhancing drug violation will not be eligible for that year’s postseason under changes to the sport’s drug agreement announced Friday.

CBS2 / KCAL9–03/28/2014

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Musicians + Sports: American Authors on Baseball, the Red Sox and Kanye West’s Aquatic Calling

The breakout band riding high on the success of “Best Day of My Life” have few ideas of musicians who’d make great athletes, including Fall Out Boy drummer Andy Hurley.

03/07/2014

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MLB Criticized Vetoed Arizona Bill On Refusal Of Service To Gays

Major League Baseball issued a statement criticizing legislation in Arizona that Gov. Jan Brewer vetoed a few hours later.

02/26/2014

Cuban Erisbel Arruebarruena (L) puts out US Allen Pollock on second base during their game within the XVI Panamerican Games in Lagos de Moreno, State of Jalisco, Mexico on October 24, 2011.  (credit: Raul Arboleda/AFP/Getty Images)

Dodgers Sign Cuban Infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena To 5-Year Contract

The LA Dodgers announced Saturday they’ve signed free agent Cuban infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena to a five-year contract.

02/22/2014

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Bronze Statue Honoring Late-MLB Player Cory Lidle Vandalized

Authorities Friday were searching for a vandal they say caused an estimated $100,000 in damage to a bronze statue honoring the late-MLB player Cory Lidle.

CBS2 / KCAL9–02/21/2014

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Alex Rodriguez Accepts Season-Long Suspension

Alex Rodriguez accepted his season-long suspension from Major League Baseball on Friday, the longest penalty in the sport’s history related to performance-enhancing drugs.

02/07/2014

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MLB Intends To Ban Plate Collisions

Major League Baseball plans to eliminate home plate collisions, possibly as soon as next season but no later than by 2015.

CBS2 / KCAL9–12/12/2013

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All-Star Ted Lilly Retiring At 37 After 15 Seasons

Ted Lilly would have loved to keep pitching — if his body would allow him to start every fifth day, and if he could stay off the disabled list.

CBS2 / KCAL9–11/29/2013

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MLB Commissioner Bud Selig Says He Will Retire In January 2015

Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig says he plans to retire in January 2015.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/26/2013

The Los Angeles Dodgers celebrate after defeating the Arizona Diamondbacks to clinch the National League West title and a postseason berth at Chase Field on September 19, 2013, in Phoenix, Arizona. (credit: Christian Petersen/Getty Images)

Dodgers Clinch NL West, Celebrate By Jumping Into Chase Field’s Pool

The Los Angeles Dodgers soaked everyone in sight with champagne in the clubhouse. Many players raced back out for a celebratory dip in Arizona’s Chase Field swimming pool.

CBS2 / KCAL9–09/19/2013

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South LA Street Could Be Named For Jackie Robinson

The state Assembly approved a resolution Monday urging Los Angeles and several surrounding cities to rename Manchester Avenue and Firestone Boulevard.

09/09/2013

Ian Kennedy #22 of the San Diego Padres pitches during the first inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants at Petco Park on September 2, 2013 in San Diego, California.   (credit: Denis Poroy/Getty Images)

Padres, Kennedy Get Past Giants 4-1

Ian Kennedy beat an NL West opponent for the first time in 12 starts this season, pitching the San Diego Padres past the San Francisco Giants 4-1 Monday.

09/02/2013

Ricky Nolasco #47 of the Los Angeles Dodgers pitches during the seventh inning against the Boston Red Sox at Dodger Stadium on August 23, 2013 in Los Angeles, California.  (credit: Harry How/Getty Images)

Dodgers Beat Red Sox 2-0 Behind Nolasco

Ricky Nolasco pitched eight innings of two-hit ball, Hanley Ramirez hit a two-run homer with two outs in the fourth and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Boston Red Sox 2-0 Friday night in the opener of an interleague series that began as a matchup between first-place teams.

08/23/2013

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Brian Wilson Makes Debut For Los Angeles, Completes Dodgers’ 17th Shutout

Clayton Kershaw allowed five hits in eight innings to lower his ERA to 1.72, best in the majors, and the Los Angeles Dodgers won their third game in a row by beating the Miami Marlins 6-0.

CBS2 / KCAL9–08/22/2013

Relief pitcher Joe Blanton #55 of the Los Angeles Angels of Anaheim delivers to the Houston Astros in the eighth inning during a game at Angel Stadium of Anaheim on August 16, 2013 in Anaheim, California.  (credit: Jonathan Moore/Getty Images)

Angels Lose Again At Home To MLB-Worst Astros, 8-2

Chris Carter hit a three-run homer and drove in a career-high five runs, and Brad Peacock didn’t allow an earned run while pitching into the seventh inning of the Houston Astros’ 8-2 victory over the foundering Angels on Friday night.

08/17/2013

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