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Dodgers' Turner: Don't want fake banner

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LOS ANGELES (AP) The Los Angeles Dodgers would rather earn a World Series trophy on their own than accept any scraps from the Houston Astros or Boston Red Sox, the teams that beat them in 2017 and '18.

Despite being eager to focus on the upcoming season, several Dodgers publicly for the first time expressed annoyance at the Astros for the sign-stealing system used during the 2017 season, when Houston beat them in seven games in the World Series.

"They cheated and they got away with it," utilityman Kike Hernandez said Saturday during the team's annual FanFest outside Dodger Stadium. "I don't think it hurts more now than it did three years ago when we lost the Series."

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Rockies sidestep Arenado situation

DENVER (AP) There was left-hander Kyle Freeland discussing his new, pause-free delivery. And there was shortstop Trevor Story hinting at agreeing to a $27.5 million, two-year deal that he really wasn't at liberty to discuss since it's not official yet.

But there was no Nolan Arenado. And there was no media availability with general manager Jeff Bridich, either, during the Colorado Rockies fan fest Saturday at Coors Field.

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Story, Rockies sign $27.5M, 2-year deal

DENVER (AP) All-Star shortstop Trevor Story and the Colorado Rockies have agreed to a $27.5 million, two-year contract that avoids an arbitration hearing, according to a person familiar with the deal.

The person spoke to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity Friday night because the agreement was pending a physical and had not been announced.

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Dodgers' fan group to vent at Astros

LOS ANGELES (AP) A group of Los Angeles Dodgers fans is making plans to vent its frustration at the Houston Astros about baseball's sign-stealing scandal.

Houston and the Dodgers don't play each other during the upcoming regular season, so Pantone 294 is snapping up tickets to the Los Angeles Angels' home opener against the Astros on April 3 in Anaheim, the Los Angeles Times reported. The group regularly organizes trips to support the Dodgers on the road.

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Keuchel apologizes for Astros' scandal

CHICAGO (AP) Dallas Keuchel has become the first member of the 2017 Houston Astros to offer a public apology for the team's sign-stealing scheme during their run to the World Series championship.

Speaking Friday at the fan convention for the Chicago White Sox, who signed the left-hander to a $55.5 million, three-year contract in December, Keuchel said he felt what happened was blown out of proportion, but he was sorry.

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Zimmerman, Nationals agree on $2M deal

Washington Nationals “face of the franchise” Ryan Zimmerman agreed to terms on a $2 million contract for 2020 that includes the possibility of earning $3 million more in incentives.

The parameters of the deal were described to The Associated Press on Friday by a person familiar with the negotiations, speaking on condition of anonymity because the agreement was still pending a physical exam.

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Mariners' Haniger to start season on IL

SEATTLE (AP) This was already going to be a year where the Seattle Mariners would be relying heavily on young players and some of their top prospects right from the beginning of the season.

Now the Mariners expect to be without one of their few veterans - likely for the first month.

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Royals star Pérez becomes US citizen

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) Already a World Series MVP, six-time All-Star and five-time Gold Glove catcher, Salvador Perez became something else when he stepped onto the main stage at the Kansas City Royals' annual FanFest: a U.S. citizen.

Perez took his oath of citizenship on Friday, the completion of a five-year process that he described as long and difficult, but well worth it.

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Mets introduce Rojas as new manager

NEW YORK (AP) - Luis Rojas never expected to be the man behind the microphone.

Eleven days earlier, he was preparing for his second spring training as the Mets' relatively anonymous quality control coach. Now he was a major league manager, just like his dad, tasked with lifting New York's perennial No. 2 team to its first World Series title since 1986.

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