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Alex Cabrera Breaks Venezuelan HR Record

Dec 22, 2013 10:51 PM

Former major league player Alex Cabrera has broken a three-decade-old Venezuelan record for most home runs in a season, according to an ESPN.com report.

Cabrera hit his 21st home run on Sunday, a grand slam into the left-field bleachers that surpassed the record set in 1980 by former big league catcher Bo Diaz.

ESPN.com

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Dodgers, Puig Clean Up At Social Media Awards

Dec 16, 2013 2:25 AM

MLB Network's first-ever Social Media Awards were handed out Sunday night, with the Dodgers taking five of the honors back to Los Angeles. Rookie Yasiel Puig was responsible for two of them, winning the Socially Savvy Rookie and #SAW (Stop-And-Watch) awards.

Orioles third baseman Manny Machado took home the biggest honor of the night, as his incredible grab and throw from deep in foul territory to first base was named the #OMG! Play of the Year.

MLB.com

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Billy Beane Named Baseball America's Executive Of The Year

Dec 3, 2013 3:14 PM

Billy Beane has been named Baseball America's executive of the year.

Beane also won the award in 2002.

The Oakland Athletics have reached the playoffs in each of the past two seasons following a 74-88 record in 2011.

San Jose Mercury News

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