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OAKLAND, Calif. — The Oakland Athletics have hired former San Francisco Giants star Matt Williams as their new third base coach. The A’s announced Friday that Williams will join manager Bob Melvin’s staff. Melvin was a coach in Arizona for two seasons late in Williams’ career with the Diamondbacks. Williams played 17 years in the
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PITTSBURGH — The Pittsburgh Pirates say Major League Baseball intends to discipline their director of Latin American scouting for rules violations, and the team announced it will not renew Rene Gayo’s contract when it expires next month. The Pirates said in a statement Wednesday they have a “profound disappointment in the breach of trust that
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CLEARWATER, Fla. — Two-time Cy Young Award winner Roy Halladay was remembered Tuesday as an amazing husband, father, friend and teammate who was one of the best pitchers of his generation but an even better man. A 91-minute “Celebration of Life for Roy Halladay” attracted more than 1,000 people to Spectrum Field, the spring training
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