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Shohei Ohtani cleared to resume throwing for Los Angeles Angels

Shohei Ohtani, the Japanese two-way sensation who is hoping to avoid Tommy John surgery, has been cleared to resume throwing. In a statement Thursday, the Los Angeles Angels said Ohtani’s six-week re-evaluation revealed that his ulnar collateral ligament “continues to show improved healing.” Is your

Cleveland Indians bolster bullpen by getting Brad Hand

The Cleveland Indians bolstered their struggling bullpen on Thursday with the acquisition of San Diego Padres closer Brad Hand. The Padres will also send reliever Adam Cimber to Cleveland and will receive highly touted catching prospect Francisco Mejia. The Indians lead the AL Central by

MLB — Baseball lightens up, goes deep at the Midsummer Classic

WASHINGTON — As Major League Baseball transitions to a new era marked by home runs, strikeouts and fewer balls than ever making contract with grass and dirt, the game’s decision-makers are plunging ahead with a new mandate: package the home runs, strikeouts and 98 mph

MLB — Bryce Harper brings down the house with epic Derby comeback

WASHINGTON — Too many days this season, Bryce Harper has looked more like a young athlete saddled with a terrible burden than a superstar on the precipice of an adventure. He’s hitting .214. The Washington Nationals are playing below expectations. And his manager, Dave Martinez,