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Roy Halladay was among 1st to fly model of plane he died in

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The tiny sport plane Roy Halladay was flying when he fatally crashed into the Gulf of Mexico was made for entry-level pilots like him, though the plane’s chief designer and test pilot died while flying one earlier this year, officials and experts said. Halladay, the 40-year-old former Blue Jays and Phillies pitcher, had been the proud ...

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Boston Radio Host Michael Felger Says Roy Halladay “Got What He Deserved” In Deadly Plane Crash And People Aren’t Happy

CBS Boston After news broke early Tuesday evening of the untimely death of former Major League pitching great Roy Halladay, TMZ Sports released video footage of Halladay’s final moments the following morning. The video was shot by boaters who say Halladay was repeatedly flying from 100 to five feet in the air. According to TMZ.com, one boater said Halladay was ...

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Marlins’ Don Mattingly to return as manager in 2018

MIAMI (AP) Miami Marlins president of baseball operations Michael Hill says Don Mattingly will be back as manager next season. The decision had been expected, with Mattingly entering the third season of a four-year contract. But the recent sale of the franchise to a group including Derek Jeter had left Mattingly’s status in question. Mattingly and Jeter were briefly teammates ...

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Padres offseason update: Naylor, Urias contribute in Fall Stars Game

This past Saturday, the best in the Arizona Fall League joined together to play the league’s annual “Fall Stars” game. The Padres were represented by two of their top 10 prospects (according to MLB.com), 2B/SS Luis Urias and 1B Josh Naylor. Under the lights at Salt River Fields near Scottsdale, the duo both made contributions for the West team. Not exactly known for ...

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Halladay was flying plane low, witnesses tell safety board

FORT LAUDERDALE, Fla. (AP) Witnesses have told federal investigators that former star pitcher Roy Halladay was flying his tiny sport plane low over the Gulf of Mexico shortly before it slammed into the water and killed him. National Transportation Safety Board Investigator Noreen Price says Halladay’s ICON A5 experienced a ”high-energy impact” with the water. She says both flight data ...

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Judge, Sabathia, Astros honored by New York baseball writers

NEW YORK (AP) Yankees slugger Aaron Judge and the World Series champion Houston Astros were the big winners Wednesday in voting by the New York chapter of the Baseball Writers’ Association of America. Judge was selected New York player of the year and the rookie outfielder also will receive the Joe DiMaggio Toast of the Town award at the chapter’s ...

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Miami Marlins left fielder Marcell Ozuna wins first Gold Glove Award

MIAMI MARLINS PRESS RELEASE Miami Marlins left fielder Marcell Ozuna was announced as the National League winner of the 2017 Rawlings Gold Glove Award at his position. The announcement was made by the Rawlings Sporting Goods Company. Miami Marlins on FOX Sports Florida VIDEO: Marlins news, interviews & exclusive features FOX Sports Go Ozuna, 26, becomes the second Marlins’ outfielder ...

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Golden boy: Rockies’ Arenado wins 5th straight Gold Glove

NEW YORK (AP) Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado won his fifth consecutive Gold Glove Award on Tuesday night, while Minnesota Twins center fielder Byron Buxton headlined a group of six first-time winners. The prizes for defensive excellence were announced by Rawlings for the 60th time. Arenado, Cubs right fielder Jason Heyward and Royals left fielder Alex Gordon were each ...

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