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Marlins sign highly touted Mesa brothers

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MIAMI (AP) When newly signed Miami Marlins prospect Victor Victor Mesa was asked Monday how soon he'll be in the major leagues, Derek Jeter leaned over with a smile and a word of caution for the young Cuban.

"Cuidado," Jeter said - Spanish for "watch out."

The futures of Mesa and his younger brother, Victor Jr., may be difficult to project, but the Marlins eagerly signed both outfielders. They left Cuba last spring to pursue major league careers, and their contracts were announced at a news conference Monday at Marlins Park.

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Ausmus named manager of Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) Brad Ausmus was named the Los Angeles Angels' manager on Sunday, moving from the front office to the dugout to replace longtime skipper Mike Scioscia.

General manager Billy Eppler announced the hiring of Ausmus, who served as Eppler's special assistant last season after four years as the Detroit Tigers' manager.

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Reds name Cincinnati native Bell manager

CINCINNATI (AP) David Bell buttoned his Reds jersey with the No. 25, the same one worn by his grandfather and his father. Buddy Bell stood in the back of the room, watching the scene as a proud papa. In the front row was young Gus Bell, named for the grandfather who was a star in Cincinnati.

The Reds reached into their family roots for their next manager, one who is expected to help lead the club out of its rebuilding doldrums.

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Dodgers, BoSox are unfamiliar opponents

Sandy Koufax, Jackie Robinson and the Boys of Summer. Ted Williams to Yaz and the Impossible Dream.

Manny Ramirez. Pedro Martinez. Bill Buckner.

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Game 1 to be cold one but rain-free

BOSTON (AP) It's looking to be cold for Game 1 of the World Series, but at least the Red Sox and Dodgers will probably avoid the rain.

Forecasts for Tuesday night call for the temperature to be around 50 for the 8:09 p.m. first pitch. It will cool off during the game to the high 40s. There is a 50-50 chance of rain during the afternoon, but it is expected to pass by game time.

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Kershaw gets in workout at chilly Fenway

BOSTON (AP) Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw got an early look at Fenway Park, working out in shorts in the bullpen ahead of Tuesday night's World Series opener.

The Dodgers arrived in Boston on Sunday, a day after winning the NL pennant. Kershaw tossed a perfect ninth inning in a 5-1 Game 7 victory at Milwaukee, striking out two batters and throwing 15 pitches.

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Cora puts players 1st during playoff run

BOSTON (AP) When Alex Cora was hired to manage the Red Sox a year ago, he knew he wanted to put relationships with his players first.

It made him a success as general manager of Puerto Rico in the 2017 World Baseball Classic, again as a GM and manager in the Puerto Rican Winter League and as bench coach for the Houston Astros during their World Series title run last season.

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Taylor does it all for Dodgers in NLCS

MILWAUKEE (AP) Chris Taylor is sparking Los Angeles with his bat and his glove, just like old times.

Only this October, the do-it-all Dodger is looking to finish the job.

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Youthful Brewers look to bright future

MILWAUKEE (AP) Christian Yelich and the Milwaukee Brewers think they're just getting started.

Sure looks that way, too.

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