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HOUSTON — Thousands of Houston Astrodome fans celebrated the 53rd anniversary of the now-vacant stadium with a last look inside before a $105 million redevelopment begins. The Houston Chronicle reported that Monday’s “Domecoming” party included displays of memorabilia and fans wearing jerseys and T-shirts from years past. Harris County Judge Ed Emmett reminisced about being
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NEW YORK — The percentage of black players from the United States and Canada on opening-day active rosters rose to 8.4 percent, its highest level since at least 2012. Major League Baseball attributed the increase at least partly to its efforts to increase baseball youth participation with programs that include Urban Youth Academies and Reviving
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PHILADELPHIA — Maikel Franco and Aaron Altherr each hit a grand slam, Carlos Santana and Jorge Alfaro also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies routed the Miami Marlins 20-1 Saturday night. Vince Velasquez (1-1) allowed one run and four hits, striking out six in six innings. Franco finished with six RBI after just missing another
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