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Oakland’s Yoenis Cespedes Makes One of the Best Throws You’ll Ever See [Video]

Oakland outfielder Yoenis Cespedes has played an integral role in making the A's one of the top teams in the American League. In only his third year in MLB, Cespedes doesn't have quite the hype and flash as fellow Cuban Yasiel Puig, but the talent is unquestioned.

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There’s A New Creative Sports Team In West Michigan

And it's in my hometown. The new Kalamazoo Growlers of the Northwest League (summer collegiate wooden bat league) have some cool new food items, and a sassy marketing department.

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Kid Impresses Girls With Smooth Foul Ball Switcheroo at Texas Rangers Game [VIDEO]

Not since Squints risked his life just to get one magic moment with Wendy Peffercorn has a kid pulled off such a smooth move with a lady.

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Midwest League’s Clinton LumberKings Rally for Win After Trailing by 16 Runs [Audio]

There hasn’t been this kind of magic on an Iowa baseball field since ‘Field of Dreams.’ The Clinton LumberKings, the Class A affiliate of the Seattle Mariners, came back from a 16-run deficit to defeat Burlington Bees, 20-17, in 12 innings on Wednesday night in Burlington, Iowa.

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Whitecaps Win Longest Game in Franchise’s 21-Year History [Video]

Monday night was a long night for the West Michigan Whitecaps, as the team played its longest game in the franchise's 21-year history.

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It’s Kentucky Derby Day!

Today is the 463rd running of the Kentucky Derby! The Derby has a bit more importance to me, as I lived a year in Louisville, so I got to experience it first hand. The actual Derby is a culmination of a two-week long party, called smartly "The Kentucky Derby Festival" From the world's largest fireworks display (Thunder over Louisville) to endless celebrity parties and about 20 races, the Festival takes over the city. Think of Artprize, with horse racing. And drinking.

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West Michigan Whitecaps Expect to Rebuild

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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Whitecaps After Fifth Third Ballpark Fire: ‘They Will Come Again’ [Video]

The West Michigan Whitecaps' ownership expects to rebuild Fifth Third Ballpark in the wake of a Friday blaze that damaged the Comstock Park facility.

A space heater started a small blaze Friday morning at the ballpark, but workers believed they had put it out. They returned to find the space in flames, Plainfield Township Fire Chief David Peterson said.

Fifth Third Ballpark is the home of the Midwest League Class A professional baseball team. It is slated to host the 50th Midwest League All-Star Game on June 17, 2014.

Team officials expect the Whitecaps to play the 2014 season, host the all-star game and rebuild the ballpark.

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‘Anchorman 2′ Features West Michigan Whitecaps

The West Michigan Whitecaps have a part in the new Will Ferrell movie "Anchorman 2," which is in theaters now.

We saw the story on FOX17 on Thursday night.

Apparently, a company shot video at Fifth Third Ballpark a fe

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Six (Maybe Seven) Detroit Tigers Heading To All-Star Game, Fielder To Defend Home Run Derby Title

The Detroit Tigers are sending at least six players to the 2013 All-Star Game.  That's the most since 1985.

It's still possible they could add another player to the team, if they do, that would be the most Detroit Tigers on an All-Star team in franchise history.

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Watch a Gymnast Throw the Best Opening Pitch Ever

If you've seen an opening pitch better than this, please let us know. At Jamsil Stadium in Seoul, South Korea, rhythmic gymnast* Shin Soo-ji threw this opening pitch.

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Reporter Almost Gets Her Head Taken Off By Baseball While Taking Selfie

Having your picture taken and taking a picture both require a certain degree of concentration. So when you're taking a "selfie" (and performing both of these tasks at once) you tend to be pretty oblivious to anything else going on around you.

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