HAVANA – Family members say Conrado Marrero, the oldest living former Major League Baseball player, has died in Havana. He was 102, just two days short of his 103rd birthday.
In the D-League, all playoff series are best-of-three and all mistakes are amplified, a fact the Mad Ants know well heading into the playoff finals, which begin Thursday night in Santa Cruz, Calif.
When the Indiana Pacers needed a lift, Paul George stepped up.

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  • Pujols quickly reaches No. 500
    Albert Pujols reached 500 homers in a hurry. The Angels’ first baseman became the first major leaguer to hit his 499th and 500th homers in the same game, driving in five runs to help Los Angeles beat the Washington Nationals 7-2 Tuesday night.
  • Cabrera HR powers Tigers
    Justin Verlander could sense Miguel Cabrera was on the verge of breaking out of his slump – even before the Detroit slugger’s home run.
  • Reds ace laughs last with repeat gem
    Johnny Cueto hasn’t forgotten about his mini-meltdown against the Pittsburgh Pirates in the NL wild-card game last fall.
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