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Phillies Acquire Corey Dickerson from Pirates

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies have acquired outfielder Corey Dickerson from the Pittsburgh Pirates for a player to be named and $250,000 in international signing money.

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WATCH: Reds and Pirates Tangle in Bench-Clearing Brawl

The rosters for the Reds and Pirates will look a lot different after the trade deadline. Those rosters will also look a lot different after a slew of players from both teams serve suspensions stemming from a wild melee in front of Pittsburgh’s dugout on Tuesday night.

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A’s Sign 8-Year-Old for a Day Through Make-A-Wish Foundation

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — August Wold pulled on his tiny green No. 19 Athletics jersey, began swinging a Khris Davis bat from both sides while standing in front of his very own locker, then made sure everyone knew something was still missing.

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Dwight Gooden Arrested Again for DUI

Former Mets legend Dwight “Doc” Gooden was arrested again for DUI on Monday night, after driving the wrong way down a one-way street in Newark, New Jersey. This latest arrest comes only a little over a month after Gooden was arrested for driving under the influence of cocaine, also in New Jersey.

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Tyler Skaggs’ Wife Delivers Powerful Eulogy at Funeral

Tyler Skaggs’ wife, Carli, questioned whether she would be able to speak at her husband’s funeral in California on Tuesday. However, after eventually deciding to speak, she delivered a powerful and passionate speech celebrating the life of her husband, TMZ reports.

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Mariano Rivera Closes Hall of Fame Induction Ceremony with Stirring Speech

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pelé long since forgotten. For Brandy Halladay, the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a tearful moment to reflect on the accomplishments of her late husband, and she handled a difficult task admirably.

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