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FILE - In this Sept. 30, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals in Kansas City, Mo. The Indians have signed Carrasco to a new, four-year contract through the 2022 season. Carrasco’s deal includes a club option for 2023. Financial terms of the contract were not immediately available. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel, File)
December 06, 2018 - 3:25 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco's career has taken some dramatic turns, re-routed by elbow surgery, a therapeutic trip to the bullpen and several freakish injuries. He persevered, blossoming into a special pitcher — and person — for the Cleveland Indians. They're going to keep him around. The...
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Robinson Cano, left, and Edwin Diaz wear Santa hats as they arrive to participate in the New York Mets annual Kids Holiday Party, at CitiField, in New York, Tuesday, Dec. 4, 2018. The Mets acquired eight-time All-Star second baseman Robinson Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade Monday. (AP Photo/Richard Drew)
December 04, 2018 - 3:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Wearing red Santa's helper hats, Robinson Cano and Edwin Diaz got right to work for the New York Mets — as elves, handing out presents to school kids during the team's holiday party at Citi Field. A day after the club added the star second baseman and ace closer, new general manager...
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FILE - In this Sept. 22, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano watches his double against the Texas Rangers during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. The New York Mets have acquired longtime star second baseman Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade. (AP Photo/Michael Ainsworth, File)
December 03, 2018 - 4:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have acquired longtime star second baseman Robinson Cano and major league saves leader Edwin Diaz from the Seattle Mariners in a seven-player trade. The Mets also are getting $20 million from the rebuilding Mariners in the deal announced Monday. Seattle received...
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FILE - In this Sept. 11, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Indians' Yan Gomes watches his home run off Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Tyler Glasnow during the fifth inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. A person familiar with the trade says the Indians are sending All-Star catcher Gomes to Washington for outfielder Daniel Jonson right-hander Jefry Rodriguez. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
November 30, 2018 - 8:38 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians traded one of their big arms — from behind the plate Cleveland, which has discussed moving right-handers Corey Kluber, Trevor Bauer and Carlos Carrasco in possible trades while restructuring its payroll, dealt All-Star catcher Yan Gomes to the Washington Nationals on...
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FILE - In this Oct. 24, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers' Kyle Korver (26) shoots over Brooklyn Nets' Ed Davis (17) in the second half of an NBA basketball game in Cleveland. The Cavaliers will rebuild without Kyle Korver. Cleveland finalized its trade with Utah on Thursday, Nov. 29, 2018, by trading Korver to the Jazz for guard Alec Burks and two future second-round draft picks. Korver had hoped to be sent to a contender and the Cavs granted his wish.(AP Photo/Tony Dejak, File)
November 29, 2018 - 12:31 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cavaliers finalized their trade with Utah and sent Kyle Korver to the Jazz. The teams agreed to the deal on Wednesday and completed the transaction Thursday following a conference call with NBA officials. Cleveland shipped Korver to the Jazz for guard Alec Burks and second-...
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FILE - In this Monday, Oct. 8, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers forward Kyle Korver (26) keeps the ball away from Indiana Pacers guard Victor Oladipo (4) during the third quarter of a preseason NBA basketball game, in Cleveland. A person familiar with the deal said Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018, the Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade veteran forward Korver to the Utah Jazz. (AP Photo/Scott R. Galvin, File)
November 28, 2018 - 10:05 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Kyle Korver is getting another shot with a contender. The Cleveland Cavaliers have agreed to trade Korver, one of the best deep outside shooters in NBA history, to the Utah Jazz, a person familiar with the deal told The Associated Press on Wednesday. In exchange for Korver, the...
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Oklahoma City Thunder guard Russell Westbrook (0) drives to the basket around Cleveland Cavaliers guard Collin Sexton (2) during the second half of an NBA basketball game in Oklahoma City, Wednesday, Nov. 28, 2018. Oklahoma City won 100-83. (AP Photo/Alonzo Adams)
November 28, 2018 - 9:34 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook moved into a tie for third place on the NBA list for triple-doubles with 23 points, 19 rebounds and 15 assists, and the Oklahoma City Thunder completed a regular-season sweep of the short-handed Cleveland Cavaliers with a 100-83 victory Wednesday night...
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Los Angeles Chargers quarterback Philip Rivers prepares to throw against the Arizona Cardinals during the first half of an NFL football game Sunday, Nov. 25, 2018, in Carson, Calif. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo )
November 25, 2018 - 6:19 pm
The Latest on Week 12 in the NFL (all times EDT): 7:15 p.m. Philip Rivers was nearly perfect in the Chargers' 45-10 victory over Arizona, completing 28 of 29 passes for 259 yards in only three quarters of work. That completion percentage of 96.8 percent surpassed Kurt Warner's record of 92.3, set...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, Cleveland Cavaliers guard JR Smith (5) speaks during an press conference following the basketball team's practice during the NBA Finals, in Cleveland. Disgruntled Cavaliers forward J.R. Smith has gotten his wish. The Cavs announced Tuesday, Nov. 20, 2018, that Smith “will no longer be with team as the organization works with JR and his representation regarding his future.” (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
November 20, 2018 - 2:08 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — J.R. Smith's bumpy-but-never-boring stay with the Cleveland Cavaliers is over. The team said Tuesday that the disgruntled forward, who had requested to be traded earlier this season, "will no longer be with team as the organization works with JR and his representation regarding his...
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FILE - In this Saturday, Sept. 1, 201 file photo ,Seattle Mariners pitcher James Paxton works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif. A person familiar with the negotiations tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees have agreed to acquire left-hander James Paxton from the Seattle Mariners for left-hander Justus Sheffield and two other prospects, Monday, Nov. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Ben Margot, File)
November 19, 2018 - 7:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — James Paxton spent the first two months of the 2016 season in the minor leagues after an awful spring training caused his demotion. When he returned to the majors, he quickly emerged as the Mariners' ace, and now the Yankees hope he can bolster the thin rotation that contributed to...
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