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PHOENIX – The baseball whistled into the mitt of Dodgers catcher Austin Barnes. He rose for a return throw to pitcher Kenta Maeda. Barnes settled back into his crouch, a picture of late February mundanity at Camelback Ranch.
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A one-year-old toddler who attended his first baseball game at Yankee Stadium was given a special reception by fellow sports fans, who chanted his name in joyous unison during the hosts’ 5-0 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday, October 17. Yankees fans sitting around baby Patrick and his family began cheering and chanting his name when they heard it was his first visit to the stadium. Patrick’s aunt, Twitter user @patrimndz, shared a video of Patrick’s warm welcome to Twitter on October 17.
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