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'Loud, Electric, Fun': Carlos Martinez Dominates with 100 MPH Heat, Raw Emotion

Martinez has that effect on people, whether he is handing out gloves to disadvantaged kids or responding to a group chat set up by players on the Dominican Republic team for the recent World Baseball Classic. "He's loud, electric, funny, fun," said New York Yankees reliever Dellin Betances, a WBC teammate. Fans want to talk to him. Security guards at the cruise port wanted to take pictures with him. "He was like a rock star there," Claiborne said.
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How Mo'ne Davis Made Her Hoop Dreams Come True: Inside Life After Little League

Mo’ne Davis calls for the ball. She drains a three, holding her follow-through for a second longer as she and a teammate battle two others for most threes made during a drill. “BOOM!” the boys on the sideline shout. Davis, wearing white and chrome Nike Kobe A.D.s, scurries around the perimeter, releasing shot after shot. “They cheatin’!” Davis hollers, waving her arms and hip-checking one of her opponents. She pops three more in a row. “Oh yeaaaaahhhh,” she says...
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