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Angels, Maybin give Jays the slip

As Friday night morphed into Saturday morning, Los Angeles Angels right-hander Jesse Chavez jogged from the dugout to the bullpen at Angel Stadium to warm up. After exhausting its standard configuration of relievers, his team needed him late in its extra-innings loss to the Toronto Blue Jays.

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Cubs keep rolling, crush Pirates 14-3

Addison Russell set a career high with four hits, Jason Heyward homered for the third time in four games and drove in four runs as the Chicago Cubs jumped on the Pittsburgh Pirates early in a 14-3 victory.

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Red Sox great Luis Tiant: Everybody deserves a chance

Former MLB pitcher Luis Tiant was the special guest at BB&T BallPark on Wednesday for the Charlotte Knights vs Pawtucket Red Sox game. Tiant spoke with the media about Knights second baseman Yoan Moncada, injuries to pitchers today, Cuba and being blessed.
Jeff Siner jsiner@charlotteobserver.com
Red Sox great Luis Tiant: Everybody deserves a chance 2:28

Red Sox great Luis Tiant: Everybody deserves a chance

Honoring Negro League players at BB&T BallPark 1:39

Honoring Negro League players at BB&T BallPark

Frances Crockett to be honored by Charlotte Knights 1:15

Frances Crockett to be honored by Charlotte Knights

Scenes from the 2016 Triple-A All Star Game 1:36

Scenes from the 2016 Triple-A All Star Game