State sports briefs

Posted: June 11, 2014 at 3:01 a.m.

BASEBALL Oliver signs with Phillies Former University of Arkansas pitcher Chris Oliver signed a contract with the Philadelphia Phillies on Tuesday after being drafted in the fourth round by the team last week.

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In this Oct. 4, 1978 file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Bob Welch winds up to throw to the Philadelphia Phillies in a National League playoff game at Philadelphia. Welch, former All-Star pitcher with the Los Angeles Dodgers and the Oakland Athletics has died.  The two-time All-Star and Cy Young award winner was found dead at his home in Seal Beach, Calif. He was 57.

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