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CINCINNATI — Speedy outfielder Billy Hamilton became a free agent when the Cincinnati Reds failed to offer a 2019 contract by Friday’s deadline. Several intriguing players joined the ranks of free agency Friday, including Billy Hamilton and Jonathan Schoop. Which teams might be interested? Hamilton, 28, hit .236 with four homers and 29 RBIs this
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Last offseason, free-agent signings came at a snail’s pace as teams opted to wait out the market and get better deals. The strategy didn’t affect too many high-end free agents, as J.D. Martinez, Yu Darvish, Eric Hosmer and Lorenzo Cain all got big money despite having to wait, and Jake Arrieta and Alex Cobb still
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The political and economic situation in Venezuela that has resulted in famine, deaths from lack of basic medicines and violent crime has led the U.S. State Department to issue a Level 3 travel warning, “Reconsider Travel,” making it just one of five countries in the Americas at that level. (The highest is Level 4, currently
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OTTAWA, Ontario — Jose Bautista has a new namesake buzzing around. Entomologist Bob Anderson of the Canadian Museum of Nature has dubbed a newly discovered species of beetle Sicoderus bautistai after the former Toronto Blue Jays star. Anderson decided to name the insect — known as a weevil for its long snout — after Bautista
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