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  • 3 Floridians glad to be joining Marlins

    Yesterday

    MIAMI (AP) — Mat Latos sat in the left-field plaza at Marlins Park as he reminisced about attending the first game in franchise history when he was 5 years old. A few feet away, Michael Morse shared his memories of going to the same game. The two new teammates are South Florida...

  • Giants acquire 3B Casey McGehee from Marlins

    Yesterday

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants acquired third baseman Casey McGehee on Friday night from the Miami Marlins for a pair of right-handed minor league pitchers, finding their replacement for departed slugger Pablo Sandoval. San Francisco announced the trade late Friday. The...

  • Dodgers release Brian Wilson, eat nearly $10 mill

    Yesterday

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — Brian Wilson was released by the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday night, three days after the heavily bearded reliever was designated for assignment. Los Angeles must pay at least the balance of Wilson's $10 million contract for 2015 to part ways with the reliever who...

  • Friday's prep roundup: Quindell Bryant steals a late win for Mitchell boys' hoops

    By KEVIN CARMODY preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Highlights from Friday's high school sports scene around the Pikes Peak region. BOYS' BASKETBALL Mitchell 81, Vista Ridge 78 (OT) At Pueblo East: Quindell Bryant's steal and ensuing three-point play in the closing seconds of overtime gave Mitchell (4-4) a thrilling victory over...

  • Raptors hand Pistons 12th straight home loss

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    AUBURN HILLS, Mich. (AP) — The Toronto Raptors felt right at home at the Palace of Auburn Hills on Friday night. The Raptors overcame a slow start to pull away in the second half and beat Detroit 110-100 on a night the Pistons' home arena was dominated by Canadian flags and chants of...

  • Mesa Ridge finishes as strong as it starts in OT win over Doherty

    by BRENT W. NEW preps@gazette.com -
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    Dalen Jackson started things off from the perimeter for Class 4A Mesa Ridge, and Pryce Adams banged around the paint to finish things off against 5A Doherty. Jackson hit seven 3s and scored 29 points, and Adams scored 18 of his 26 in the second half, as the Grizzlies recovered from...

  • Padres obtain Middlebrooks from Red Sox

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — In yet another move for the retooling Padres, San Diego obtained third baseman Will Middlebrooks from the Boston Red Sox for catcher Ryan Hanigan on Friday night. Hanigan was acquired by San Diego from Tampa Bay earlier in the day in an 11-player, three-team deal that...

  • Nuggets hang on to beat Clippers

    The Associated Press
    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    DENVER — Wilson Chandler and Danilo Gallinari hit successive 3-pointers late in the fourth quarter, and the Denver Nuggets regrouped after blowing a 16-point halftime lead to beat the Los Angeles Clippers 109-106 on Friday night. Nate Robinson scored 20 points off the bench to lead...

  • Cubs and catcher David Ross reach 2-year deal

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    CHICAGO (AP) — David Ross and the Chicago Cubs have agreed on a two-year contract worth $5 million, reuniting the catcher with frequent batterymate Jon Lester. The sides made the free-agent deal Friday. Ross often caught Lester in Boston during the past two seasons, including both of...

  • Vikings rookie Barr to have minor knee surgery

    Updated: Fri, Dec 19, 2014

    EDEN PRAIRIE, Minn. (AP) — Minnesota Vikings linebacker Anthony Barr will have minor surgery on his knee to address an injury that has kept him out of the last two games. Coach Mike Zimmer said Friday that Barr won't play again this season. The first-round draft pick from UCLA was an...

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