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How to get Angels with Shohei Ohtani and Mike Trout into October this year

The two best players in baseball are on the same team. A team that always misses the playoffs. Could this season be different?

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Ohtani turned professionals into fans at the All-Star Game

Ohtani delivered at the All-Star festivities and cemented his position as the game's biggest star.

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SUNDAY'S BEST

Red Sox stun Yanks with eighth-inning rally

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Ohtani mashes 35th dinger of the year

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CLEVELAND GUARDIANS

Cleveland announces name change to Guardians

Cleveland is changing its name from the Indians to the Guardians after the 2021 season, announcing the new moniker in a tweet Friday.

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Why Cleveland's MLB name change should have happened a while ago

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TRADE DEADLINE BUZZ

JULY 30

2021 Trade deadline tracker: Rumors, news, analysis and latest buzz

July 30 is approaching fast. Here's the freshest intel we're hearing, reaction to completed deals and what to know for every team.

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Trade deadline grades: Winners, losers and details for every major deal

Here's our report card for every big move as the July 30 deadline approaches.

NELSON CRUZ TRADED TO RAYS

Trade grades: Rays get slugger Nelson Cruz from Twins in this deadline's first major deal

Tampa Bay added to its offense by acquiring the 41-year-old designated hitter from Minnesota. What do we think of both sides of the swap?

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How to use Cruz, Barry Bonds and Hank Aaron in the same sentence

Tampa Bay is trusting its 41-year-old trade deadline acquisition to turn around the team's season.

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The long road back

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  • Trey Mancini’s remarkable return

    The Orioles first baseman and Home Run Derby invitee is the most magical story of the 2021 season -- just by being part of it at all.

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