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Yankees sweep Royals to run win streak to 7

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Austin Romine and Cameron Maybin each drove in two runs during New York's five-run second inning, and...

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Calhoun rallies Angels past Rangers 3-2 to snap 5-game skid

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh has seemingly done it all in his short major league career. The rookie has hit and pitched,...

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LEADING OFF: Price ill, Jays slump, HR-prone Hess at Coors

A look at what's happening around the majors today:AILINGBoston Red Sox left-hander David Price is on the mend after he left...

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Villar, Nunez homer as Orioles beat Rockies 9-6.

DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cashner tried to give the tired Baltimore bullpen a breather, but fatigue ended his night early. Josh...

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Trout homers, Angels rally for 6 in 7th to edge Rangers 7-6

ANAHEIM (AP) — Mike Trout is feeling better in the batter's box than he has all year.The two-time MVP homered and drove in two...

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Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks' feel-good weekend ended on a sour note with injury concerns over starting...

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Arenado homers, Rockies score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 8-7

DENVER (AP) — Tony Wolters had three singles but it was his flyout that gave the Colorado Rockies a much-needed victory.Wolters...

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Red Sox beat Verlander, Astros 4-1 to avoid 3-game sweep

HOUSTON (AP) — Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston...

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Cubs slugger Kris Bryant exits game after outfield collision

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs slugger Kris Bryant left Sunday's game against Cincinnati after colliding with center fielder Jason Heyward...

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A's beat Mariners 7-1 to complete sweep, keep streak going

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brett Anderson initially looked a little lost covering first base to take a throw from shortstop Marcus...

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Pirates GM asks MLB to allow re-entry after concussion tests

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates general manager Neal Huntington wants Major League Baseball to consider changing its concussion...

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Turner has 5 hits, Dodgers get 2 HBP RBIs to sweep Pirates

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dodgers manager Dave Roberts' decision to give Justin Turner a breather Saturday paid off nicely.Not that the...

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Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even at age 35 and with a history of hamstring injuries, Howie Kendrick keeps making it tough for his manager...

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Top Pirates prospect Keller to debut Monday in doubleheader

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Top pitching prospect Mitch Keller will make his major league debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates in a...

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Senzel helps Reds pound Cubs 10-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Nick Senzel showed why he is considered one of baseball's top prospects.If the rookie can provide a consistent...

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Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was asked after a 4-1 win over the Astros if he uses the two recent series...

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Woodruff nearly perfect through 8, Brewers beat Phillies 9-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff was one pitch away from perfection over eight innings, and he didn't exactly regret the one...

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Merrifield singles in run in 10th, lifting Royals over Yanks

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals have been waiting to catch a few breaks. They got one Sunday.Whit Merrifield got a fortunate...

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Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jake Odorizzi was at 93 pitches, had struck out the last four batters he faced and retired eight in a row...

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Meadows goes 4 for 4 with leadoff HR, Rays top Indians 6-3

CLEVELAND (AP) — Austin Meadows made sure the Tampa Bay Rays kept flying high Sunday.Meadows led off the game with a home run...

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Biggio hits first career HR, Jays beat Padres 10-1

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio grew up watching his Hall of Fame dad, Craig, hit home runs for the Houston...

George's value to the Thunder trumped any other player's value to their team

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George posted career highs in most statistical categories, all while playing with two bum shoulders

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Frazier's bunt pushes Mets past Tigers, 6th win in 7 games

NEW YORK (AP) — Todd Frazier is known for longballs more than small ball. Yet without even taking a full swing, he swung things...

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Paxton, Gregorius nearing returns for Yankees; Barrett on IL

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Left-hander James Paxton and shortstop Didi Gregorius are closing in on their returns to the New York...

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Padres' Paddack (stiff neck) scratched, to pitch Wednesday

TORONTO (AP) — San Diego Padres rookie right-hander Chris Paddack was scratched from his start against the Blue Jays because of...

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Tigers send down left-hander Soto, call up lefty Hall

NEW YORK (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have sent left-hander Gregory Soto to Triple-A Toledo and called up lefty Matt Hall.Detroit...

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Mets OF Conforto activated after concussion, OF Davis cut

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have activated outfielder Michael Conforto from the seven-day injured list and put him in the...

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Philadelphia in action against Milwaukee after Arrieta's solid outing

Philadelphia Phillies (31-21, first in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (29-24, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Sunday, 2...

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Royals take 3-game skid into matchup with Yankees

New York Yankees (34-17, first in the AL East) vs. Kansas City Royals (17-34, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

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Turnbull expected to start for the Tigers against Mets

Detroit Tigers (19-30, fourth in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (25-26, third in the AL East)Flushing, Queens; Sunday, 1...

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Texas faces off against Los Angeles in division matchup

Texas Rangers (25-24, third in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (23-28, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California; Sunday, 4...

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Minnesota faces Chicago, looks to build on Gibson's strong showing

Chicago White Sox (23-28, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (35-16, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Sunday, 2...

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Los Angeles aims for series sweep over Pirates

Los Angeles Dodgers (34-18, first in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (25-24, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Sunday, 1...

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Seattle takes 5-game slide into matchup with Oakland

Seattle Mariners (23-31, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (27-25, second in the AL West)Oakland, California; Sunday,...

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Padres take on Blue Jays, look to continue 5-game win streak

San Diego Padres (28-24, second in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-32, fourth in the NL East)Toronto; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Washington takes on Miami following Corbin's solid showing

Miami Marlins (16-33, fifth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (21-31, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Bauer scheduled to start for Cleveland against Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays (30-19, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (26-25, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Flaherty scheduled to start as St. Louis hosts Atlanta

Atlanta Braves (29-24, second in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (26-25, fourth in the NL Central)St. Louis; Sunday, 7...

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Verlander scheduled to start for Houston against Boston

Boston Red Sox (27-25, third in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (35-18, first in the AL West)Houston; Sunday, 2 p.m....

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Quintana scheduled to start for Chicago against Cincinnati

Cincinnati Reds (23-28, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (30-20, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m....

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San Francisco takes 4-game skid into matchup with Arizona

Arizona Diamondbacks (27-25, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-30, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Sunday,...

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Marquez expected to start as Colorado hosts Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles (16-36, fifth in the AL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (23-27, fourth in the AL West)Denver; Sunday, 3 p.m....

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Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

NEW YORK — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with former...

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Ryu's shutout streak ends; Dodgers still roll by Pirates 7-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu knew his scoreless streak wouldn't last forever. So when it finally came to an end at 32 innings...

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Yankees hold on for DH sweep of Royals, win 7th straight

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a...

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Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston

HOUSTON (AP) — With the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Carlos Correa had a straight-forward approach."I'm thinking, 'I've...

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Morton strikes out season-high 10, Rays beat Indians 6-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — Charlie Morton returned to the clubhouse Saturday afternoon and waited. Then he waited some more, anticipating...

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Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis' four-run eighth inning, helping the...

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Nido homers in 13th, Ramos homers twice as Mets beat Tigers

NEW YORK (AP) — Needing to play catch-up yet again, the New York Mets got their biggest swings from backstops Tomás Nido and...

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Phillies get 4 HRs, strong outing by Arrieta to beat Brewers

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies ace Jake Arrieta was terrific in his first win in a month.The Milwaukee Brewers felt he...

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Cubs top Reds 8-6 in wild 6-HR game

CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell delivered an impressive all-around performance on a wild day.The Chicago Cubs needed every last...

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Red Sox LHP Price leaves in 1st with illness

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price has left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms.Price lasted three...

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Marte homers again as Diamondbacks rout Giants 10-4

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas was adamant that he scored before the Giants completed an inning-ending double play in the...

Thunder report card: Jerami Grant's efficient shooting has turned him into a valuable player

SportsMay 10, 2019

Grant's general game has improved mightily in three seasons since arriving from Philadelphia

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Corbin pitches shutout in Nationals 5-0 win over Marlins

WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington's bullpen has been a problem all season. Thanks to Patrick Corbin, it wasn't needed on...

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Padres hit team-record 7 HRs, rout Jays 19-4, win 5th in row

TORONTO (AP) — In an afternoon full of big hits for the San Diego Padres, it was left to ninth-place batter Austin Hedges to...

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Fiers, streaking A's send Mariners to 5th straight loss, 6-5

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are on a roll again, much like a year ago when they took off in mid-June and used...

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Gibson cruises as Twins top White Sox 8-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Gibson knew he didn't have to do too much to give his slugging teammates a chance to win on Saturday,...

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Angels place Harvey on 10-day IL following rough outing

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels placed Matt Harvey on the 10-day injured list with an upper back strain on...

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Springer placed on 10-day IL with left hamstring injury

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring...

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Grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski debuts for Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, was called up by the San Francisco...

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Longtime Texas baseball writer Gerry Fraley dies at 64

DALLAS (AP) — Gerry Fraley, a longtime baseball writer who spent most of his career with The Dallas Morning News, has died. He...

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Friday Sports in Brief

BASEBALLWASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now...

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Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and...

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Mahle, Reds to face Darvish, Cubs on Saturday

Cincinnati Reds (23-27, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-20, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Saturday, 2 p.m....

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Peacock expected to start for Houston against Boston

Boston Red Sox (27-24, third in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (34-18, first in the AL West)Houston; Saturday, 7:15 p.m....

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Gibson expected to start for Minnesota against Chicago

Chicago White Sox (23-27, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (34-16, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Saturday, 2...

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Dodgers look for series sweep over Pirates

Los Angeles Dodgers (33-18, first in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (25-23, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Saturday,...

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Carrasco expected to start for Cleveland against Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays (29-19, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (26-24, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Saturday, 4...

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San Francisco takes 3-game skid into matchup with Arizona

Arizona Diamondbacks (26-25, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-29, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco;...

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Mariners take 4-game losing streak into matchup with Athletics

Seattle Mariners (23-30, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (26-25, third in the AL West)Oakland, California;...

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Orioles look to end 7-game slide against Rockies

Baltimore Orioles (15-36, fifth in the AL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (23-26, fourth in the AL West)Denver; Saturday, 9 p.m....

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Vargas expected to start for New York against Detroit

Detroit Tigers (19-29, fourth in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (24-26, third in the AL East)Flushing, Queens; Saturday, 4...

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Marlins face off against the Nationals in division play

Miami Marlins (16-32, fifth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (20-31, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Saturday, 4 p.m....

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Toronto takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with San Diego

San Diego Padres (27-24, second in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-31, fourth in the NL East)Toronto; Saturday, 3 p.m....

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Happ, Yankees to face Junis, Royals on Saturday

New York Yankees (32-17, first in the AL East) vs. Kansas City Royals (17-32, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

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Soroka, Braves to face Hudson, Cardinals on Saturday

Atlanta Braves (29-23, second in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (25-25, fourth in the NL Central)St. Louis; Saturday,...

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Phillies, streaking Segura set for matchup with Brewers

Philadelphia Phillies (30-21, first in the NL East) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (29-23, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Saturday,...

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Rangers put 5-game win streak on the line against Angels

Texas Rangers (25-23, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-28, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California;...

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LEADING OFF: Morton's streak, Biggio's bid, Wacha's move

A look at what's happening around the majors today:WHAT A STRINGRays right-hander Charlie Morton hasn't lost in his last 17...

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Smyly gets first win since 2016 as Rangers rally to win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Drew Smyly has had a long road back from Tommy John elbow surgery, and the Texas left-hander put...

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Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A's 6-2 win over Mariners

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — With six home runs in his last nine games, Mark Canha is trying to do his best impression of Oakland...

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Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks took out a week of frustrations on San Francisco's pitching staff.Ildemaro Vargas...

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Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th as Reds beat Cubs 6-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati...

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Story hits 2-run homer in 9th, Rockies beat Orioles 8-6

DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story did a little fist pump after his seventh-inning shot. Just a way to commemorate becoming the fastest...

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McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies needed a big performance from their bullpen after Jerad Eickhoff struggled.Vince...

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Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Though they're not yet one-third of the way through the season, the Minnesota Twins have been putting on...

Burton played well when teamed with Thunder's primary players

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Burton didn't shoot well from either line -- the 3-point or foul line

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Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid

NEW YORK (AP) — Winless for almost two weeks, the Detroit Tigers finally busted loose for nine runs and needed every last one...

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Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have endured early season struggles, yet manager Dave Martinez keeps reiterating...

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Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2

ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little lineup tweak is working out quite well for Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves.Swanson homered...

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Mets reach minor league deals with Kemp, Santana

NEW YORK (AP) — Looking to replenish their depth, the banged-up New York Mets agreed to minor league contracts Friday with...

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Marisnick's bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

HOUSTON (AP) — Thrust into an everyday role because of injuries, Jake Marisnick is making the most of his opportunity with the...

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Freese's grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — David Freese stepped into the batter's box, heard the polite applause from the crowd at a ballpark he once...

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Indians scratch out 2 late runs, snap 4-game losing streak

CLEVELAND (AP) — Not pretty or polished, but perfect for the Indians.With their confidence sagging, they had to end a...

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Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight

TORONTO (AP) — When Hunter Renfroe has a chance to give the San Diego Padres a lead, he tends to make the most of the...

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A's place Khris Davis on injured list with hip contusion

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics have placed designated hitter Khris Davis on the 10-day injured list with a left...

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Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Steve Cishek missed with his pitch location. Eugenio Suárez didn't miss with his swing.Suárez hit a two-run...

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Brewers' Nelson making progress, activated off injured list

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Encouraged by his progress, the Milwaukee Brewers have activated pitcher Jimmy Nelson off the injured list and...

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Yankees-Royals rained out, day-night doubleheader Saturday

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The game between the New York Yankees and Kansas City Royals scheduled for Friday night was postponed...

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D-backs place LF David Peralta on IL with shoulder injury

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left fielder David Peralta on the 10-day injured list with an injured...

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Nats GM says manager Martinez safe for now despite struggles

WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite...

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Padres promote Canadian prospect Naylor, to debut in Toronto

TORONTO (AP) — Canadian slugging prospect Josh Naylor has been called up for his major league debut by the San Diego Padres...

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Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi...

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Deaths from brain, heart problems higher for NFL than MLB

CHICAGO (AP) — Pro football players may be more likely to die from degenerative brain diseases and heart problems than baseball...

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Seattle takes 3-game skid into matchup with Oakland

Seattle Mariners (23-29, fifth in the AL West) vs. Oakland Athletics (25-25, third in the AL West)Oakland, California; Friday,...

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Baltimore takes 6-game skid into matchup with Colorado

Baltimore Orioles (15-35, fifth in the AL East) vs. Colorado Rockies (22-26, fourth in the AL West)Denver; Friday, 8 p.m....

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White Sox visit Minnesota, aim to build on Giolito's solid performance

Chicago White Sox (23-26, third in the AL Central) vs. Minnesota Twins (33-16, first in the AL Central)Minneapolis; Friday, 8...

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Rays visit the Indians after Yarbrough's strong outing

Tampa Bay Rays (29-18, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (25-24, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Friday, 7 p.m....

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Chicago opens 3-game series at home against Reds

Cincinnati Reds (22-27, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-19, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Friday, 2 p.m....

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Dodgers open 3-game series against Pittsburgh

Los Angeles Dodgers (32-18, first in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (25-22, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Friday, 7...

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San Diego plays Toronto after Lauer's strong outing

San Diego Padres (26-24, second in the NL West) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-30, fourth in the NL East)Toronto; Friday, 7 p.m....

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Kansas City hosts New York, aims to build on Keller's strong performance

New York Yankees (32-17, first in the AL East) vs. Kansas City Royals (17-32, fifth in the AL Central)Kansas City, Kansas;...

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New York takes 4-game win streak into matchup with Detroit

Detroit Tigers (18-29, fourth in the AL Central) vs. New York Mets (24-25, third in the AL East)Flushing, Queens; Friday, 7...

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Angels take 4-game skid into matchup with Rangers

Texas Rangers (24-23, second in the AL West) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-27, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California; Friday,...

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Nationals host Marlins, aim to build on Strasburg's strong performance

Miami Marlins (16-31, fifth in the NL East) vs. Washington Nationals (19-31, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Friday, 7 p.m....

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Foltynewicz expected to start for the Braves against Cardinals

Atlanta Braves (28-23, second in the NL East) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (25-24, fourth in the NL Central)St. Louis; Friday, 8:15...

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Struggling Diamondbacks look to stop 5-game losing streak

Arizona Diamondbacks (25-25, third in the NL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-28, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Friday,...

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Houston opens 3-game series at home against Boston

Boston Red Sox (27-23, third in the AL East) vs. Houston Astros (33-18, first in the AL West)Houston; Friday, 8 p.m....

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LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros

A look at what's happening around the majors today:MARLINS ON THE MOVESomething unexpected is happening with the baseball team...

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From dugouts to pit stalls, Steinbrenner tackles Indy 500

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — George Steinbrenner IV still remembers the feeling of driving down the Major Deegan Expressway and seeing...

Felton was ready when called down the stretch

SportsMay 9, 2019

Readiness A Through two-thirds of the season, Felton had played in just 15 of 55 games and was shooting just 20 percent from 3-point range. You thought his career might be finished. But Felton played in 18 games the rest of the way, joined the...

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Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0

HOUSTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito was forced to speed up his pace near the end of his last start for the Chicago White Sox because...

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Twins tie franchise record with 8 homers, beat Twins 16-7

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and...

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Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — As he sprinted madly around the bases, Kevin Kiermaier wondered when he'd stop.He never did.Kiermaier legged...

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Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — C.J. Cron believed in spring training that the Minnesota Twins were going to have a good offense this...

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Riley homers again as Braves beat Giants 5-4 in 13 innings

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Austin Riley has been at the center of Atlanta's recent power surge and did it again with his fifth home...

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Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

CHICAGO (AP) — Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies think they learned a little more about themselves during a wild four...

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Cooper hits slam in 9th, Marlins top Tigers, 6th win in row

DETROIT (AP) — A day after hitting his first major league home run, Garrett Cooper connected again.In grand fashion, too.Cooper...

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Indians' Kluber has cast removed, making progress

CLEVELAND (AP) — The hard cast is off Corey Kluber's broken right arm, providing a dose of positive news for the struggling...

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Gómez HR sinks Nats after Martinez ejection, Mets sweep

NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out, the only thing Mets manager Mickey Callaway lost this week was his voice.Days after New York's front...

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Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

PITTSBURGH (AP) — After scoring just three runs in the first two games of their series with the Colorado Rockies, the...

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Nats manager Martinez fires hat, kicks dirt, ejected vs Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — Dave Martinez's theatrical exit brought life to Washington's bats Thursday, sparking a late rally against the...

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Weber gets first win as starter, Red Sox beat Jays 8-2

TORONTO (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora was hoping to get four or five decent innings out of spot starter Ryan Weber.The...

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Yankees use bases-loaded walk to beat Orioles 6-5 for sweep

BALTIMORE (AP) — Perhaps figuring that Gleyber Torres and Gary Sanchez were worn out from circling the bases, Yankees manager...

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Mets' Cespedes has ankle surgery, expected to miss season

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets say slugger Yoenis Cespedes is expected to miss the entire season after having ankle...

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This Date in Baseball

May 241918 — Cleveland's Stan Coveleski pitched 19 innings in the Indians' 3-2 victory over the New York Yankees. Former...

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Mets add Canó (quad), McNeil (hamstring) to injured list

NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets have added infielders Robinson Canó and Jeff McNeil to the 10-day injured list, putting half of New...

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Yankees' CC Sabathia placed on IL with knee inflammation

BALTIMORE (AP) — CC Sabathia's ailing right knee landed him on the 10-day injured list Thursday, although the New York Yankees...

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Philadelphia's Segura puts 13-game hit streak on the line against Cubs

Philadelphia Phillies (28-21, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (29-18, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Thursday, 2 p.m....

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Boston to visit Toronto Thursday

Boston Red Sox (26-23, third in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (20-29, fourth in the AL East)Toronto; Thursday, 12 p.m....

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Atlanta to visit San Francisco Thursday

Atlanta Braves (27-23, second in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-27, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Thursday, 3...

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Rockies try for series sweep over Pirates

Colorado Rockies (22-25, fourth in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (24-22, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Thursday, 12...

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Marlins look for series sweep over Tigers

Miami Marlins (15-31, fifth in the NL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (18-28, fourth in the NL Central)Detroit; Thursday, 1 p.m....

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Bundy expected to start for Baltimore against New York

New York Yankees (31-17, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-34, fifth in the AL East)Baltimore; Thursday, 12 p.m....

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Struggling Nationals look to stop 4-game skid

Washington Nationals (19-30, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (23-25, third in the NL East)Flushing, Queens; Thursday,...

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Martin expected to start as Houston hosts Chicago

Chicago White Sox (22-26, third in the AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (33-17, first in the AL West)Houston; Thursday, 8 p.m....

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Indians look to end 3-game slide against Rays

Tampa Bay Rays (28-18, second in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (25-23, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Thursday, 6...

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LEADING OFF: Cano exits after grounder, JD Martinez out

A look at what's happening around the majors today:AILINGThe Mets will check Robinson Canó, a day after he left the game...

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Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Atlanta Braves left-hander Max Fried has received more run support this season than any other pitcher in...

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Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox used a rare combination to beat the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.Charlie Tilson hit a...

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Tampa Bay uses long ball to beat Dodgers 8-1

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the...

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Hamels gets a no-decision against Phillies, Cubs win 8-4

CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels wasn't sharp. The Chicago Cubs compensated with power and a solid bullpen effort.Hamels struggled in...

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Mets second baseman Robinson Canó strains left quadriceps

NEW YORK (AP) — Criticized for not running hard, New York Mets second baseman Robinson Canó got hurt hustling up the first base...

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Devers HRs for 3rd straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13

TORONTO (AP) — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest.Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young...

Morris had some career lows during his time with the Thunder

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Morris was disenchanted with the Thunder, but at least it didn't fester

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Davis speeds to NY as Mets stun Nationals in 8th for 6-1 win

NEW YORK (AP) — Rajai Davis took batting practice Wednesday afternoon in Allentown, Pennsylvania. The 38-year-old outfielder...

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Ozuna, Carpenter homer, Cardinals split DH with Royals 10-3

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Marcell Ozuna made Homer Bailey work. Then he made him pay.Ozuna and Matt Carpenter went deep as part of a...

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Bell's splash HR not enough; Rockies cruise past Pirates 9-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Another feat of strength from Josh Bell didn't do the Pittsburgh Pirates much good Wednesday night.For the...

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Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It was a night of redemption for Kevin Kiermaier, who hit a three-run homer and made the biggest...

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Twins, Angels postponed, will be made up on Thursday

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Very little has slowed the Minnesota Twins of late. A rare Southern California rain shower did the trick...

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Marlins rally for 5th straight win, 6-3 over Tigers

DETROIT (AP) — For the second straight night, a Miami player celebrated his first major league homer.Harold Ramirez hit his...

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Torres hits 2 of Yankees' 5 HRs in 7-5 win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Playing in a small ballpark against a struggling pitching staff, the New York Yankees went with their most...

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White Sox turn triple play against Astros

HOUSTON (AP) — The Chicago White Sox have turned a triple play against the Houston Astros.It came in the third inning Wednesday...

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Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D'backs 5-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With Greg Garcia having a big day for his hometown team, the San Diego Padres' offense jumped on Arizona early...

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Bruins hoping to win Stanley Cup, join Boston's title parade

BOSTON (AP) — It's been more than three months since the last championship parade in Boston, and the city is getting...

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Early stretch-run mode: Mets to use closer Díaz in 8th

NEW YORK (AP) — Switching into stretch-run mode even before Memorial Day, the New York Mets will start using All-Star closer...

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Bizarre double play helps Grandal, Brewers outlast Reds 11-9

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal's home run helped the Brewers get back in the game. But it was a bizarre double play the...

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Rangers complete 3-game sweep of Mariners with 2-1 win

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Sampson and the Texas Rangers like the results of these delayed lengthy pitching appearances,...

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Montas throws 6 scoreless innings, Athletics top Indians 7-2

CLEVELAND (AP) — After making stops in three cities over 10 days on the road, Frankie Montas and the Oakland Athletics are...

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Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees will have to wait a little longer for the return of the Giancarlo Stanton.The...

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Orioles get Broxton from Mets for $500K pool allotment

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles bolstered their outfield defense by acquiring Keon Broxton from the New York Mets on Wednesday for...

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Rangers OF Calhoun on 10-day injured list with quad strain

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of a left...

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Athletics change plans, don't place Davis on injured list

CLEVELAND (AP) — Oakland Athletics designated hitter Khris Davis is undergoing an MRI on his ailing left hip in Cleveland, but...

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Indians designate outfielder Carlos Gonzalez for assignment

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians could no longer wait for Carlos Gonzalez to help pull their struggling offense from a...

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Brewers' Yelich out of lineup again with back spasms

MILWAUKEE (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich has been scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati for a second consecutive...

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Reds face off against the Brewers in division play

Cincinnati Reds (22-26, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (28-22, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Wednesday, 1...

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Philadelphia's Segura puts 12-game hit streak on the line against Cubs

Philadelphia Phillies (28-20, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (28-18, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Wednesday, 8 p.m....

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Washington takes 3-game slide into matchup with New York

Washington Nationals (19-29, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (22-25, third in the NL East)Flushing, Queens; Wednesday,...

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Fried, Braves to face Samardzija, Giants on Wednesday

Atlanta Braves (26-23, second in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (21-26, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Wednesday, 9...

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Orioles look to end 4-game slide against Yankees

New York Yankees (30-17, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-33, fifth in the AL East)Baltimore; Wednesday, 7 p.m....

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Montas expected to start for the Athletics against Indians

Oakland Athletics (24-25, third in the AL West) vs. Cleveland Indians (25-22, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Wednesday, 1...

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Rockies face the Pirates after Marquez's solid performance

Colorado Rockies (21-25, fourth in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (24-21, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Wednesday, 7...

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Wacha scheduled to start as St. Louis hosts Kansas City

Kansas City Royals (16-31, fifth in the AL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (24-23, fourth in the AL Central)St. Louis;...

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Gonzalez takes 11-game hit streak into matchup with Angels

Minnesota Twins (32-16, first in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-26, fourth in the AL West)Anaheim, California;...

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Houston hosts Chicago after Verlander's strong outing

Chicago White Sox (21-26, third in the AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (33-16, first in the AL West)Houston; Wednesday, 8 p.m....

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Rangers host Mariners, look to build on Lynn's strong outing

Seattle Mariners (23-28, fifth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (23-23, second in the AL West)Arlington, Texas; Wednesday, 2...

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Arizona takes 4-game slide into matchup with San Diego

Arizona Diamondbacks (25-24, second in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (25-24, third in the NL West)San Diego; Wednesday, 3...

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Hill scheduled to start for Dodgers at Rays

Los Angeles Dodgers (32-17, first in the NL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (27-18, second in the NL East)St. Petersburg, Florida;...

Can Steven Adams open up the Thunder's offense?

SportsMay 5, 2019

Thunder general manager Sam Presti made the suggestion and the hairs stood up on the back of fans’ necks. As of now, the Thunder isn’t going to get shooting out of its centers. As of now. "But maybe we can push Steven into a development phase...

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Tuesday Sports in Brief

NHLST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Blues are marching into the Stanley Cup Final for the first time in decades.David Perron had...

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LEADING OFF: Scherzer vs. deGrom, Hamels faces Phillies

A look at what's happening around the majors today:CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS!Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young...

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Gonzalez helps power Twins to 8-3 victory over Angels

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez keeps coming through for the Minnesota Twins. The designated hitter homered and drove in...

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Giants score three in ninth to beat Braves 4-3

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik was fairly calm in the midst of his eight-pitch battle with Atlanta closer Luke Jackson. A pair...

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Clayton Kershaw gets 8 Ks, Dodgers beat Tampa Bay 7-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and...

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Hosmer's 2-run homer lifts Padres over Diamondbacks, 3-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer didn't wait to jump on Zack Greinke when he got a pitch to hit.Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field...

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Báez's pinch-hit single lifts Cubs over Phillies 3-2

CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs' lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the...

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Verlander has season-best 12 Ks in 5-1 win over White Sox

HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston's Justin Verlander flirted with a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox, he took a moment to scan...

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Tellez has 2 HRs, 5 RBIs and Jays power past Red Sox 10-3

TORONTO (AP) — It turns out Rowdy Tellez can hit left-handers, too.Tellez went deep twice and collected a career-high five...

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Stater Lynn, closer Kelley lead Rangers past Mariners 5-3

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gutty pitching performances came in different sizes for the Texas Rangers in their 5-3 win over the...

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Alonso hits 16th homer, Mets rally past Nationals 6-5

NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mets trailing by a run in the eighth inning, Pete Alonso drove a fastball from Tanner Rainey down the...

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Uehara retires; Star on 2013 Red Sox World Series winner

TOKYO (AP) — Pitcher Koji Uehara, whose dominant season in relief helped the Boston Red Sox win the 2013 World Series, has...

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Marlins blow lead, then recover to beat Tigers 5-4 in 11

DETROIT (AP) — A few innings after his first major league home run, Harold Ramirez nearly made a big mistake in the field.A...

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Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn't even get a runner past second base.Sonny Gray and three...

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Kershaw takes shutout in 7th, Dodgers beat Rays 7-3

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers just keep winning when Clayton Kershaw is on the mound.Kershaw took a...

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Frazier 2 HRs, 5 RBIs carry Yankees past Orioles 11-4

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees have climbed into first place in the AL East in spite of a myriad of injuries and...

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Mariners' Gordon, Healy placed on IL, Bass signed

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Seattle Mariners placed second baseman Dee Gordon and third baseman Ryon Healy on the 10-day...

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Marquez quiets Pirates as Rockies roll to 5-0 victory

PITTSBURGH (AP) — German Márquez could sense his delivery speeding up. So the Colorado Rockies pitcher made a concerted effort...

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A's place slugger Khris Davis on IL after beating Indians

CLEVELAND (AP) — Khris Davis' injury isn't getting better. The Athletics won't let it get any worse.Oakland's slugger was...

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Diamondbacks place Flores on injured list, recall Vargas

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed infielder Wilmer Flores on the 10-day injured list with a bruised right...

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Houston's Verlander has no-hitter broken up in 7th

HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros had his no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox broken up with one out in...

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Detroit's Gardenhire ejected after 9th-inning reversal

DETROIT (AP) — Ron Gardenhire has been ejected from Detroit's game against Miami on Tuesday night after the Tigers' manager...

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Angels place Simmons on 10-day IL, Ohtani OK after scare

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels received equal bits of good and bad news Tuesday.Shohei Ottani was fine, a day...

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The Latest: St. Louis airport reopens after storm shutdown

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The Latest on severe weather in the central United States (all times local):7:35 p.m.Flights have resumed at...

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Brewers' Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms

MILWAUKEE (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati on Tuesday night because of...

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Frazier, Eaton exchange more barbs from a distance

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Nationals outfielder Adam Eaton were back at it with more barbs...

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Dodgers' Urías reinstated from administrative leave

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urías was reinstated from administrative leave by Major League...

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Royals, Cardinals postponed, will play 2 Wednesday

ST. LOUIS (AP) — The opener of the I-70 series between the St. Louis Cardinals and the Kansas City Royals was postponed because...

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Rangers' Kelley learns throat lumps benign, is activated

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley learned that two lumps removed from his throat last week were...

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UNLV's Stott following in footsteps of Bryant, Harper

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Bryson Stott has already been following in the footsteps of some of baseball's biggest stars.Now he's getting...

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This big league catcher was also a spy during World War II

Moe Berg was a big league catcher who became a big time spy during World War II. Filmmaker Aviva Kempner tells his story in a...

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APNewsBreak: Yanks, Red Sox play on artificial turf London

NEW YORK (AP) — The traditional rivalry between the New York Yankees and Boston Red Sox will take a radical twist when they...

Felton had a generally positive effect on the Thunder

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Felton didn't play much through two thirds of the season but then joined the Thunder rotation

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Pirates to start Archer in home opener against Colorado

Colorado Rockies (20-25, fourth in the NL West) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (24-20, third in the NL Central)Pittsburgh; Tuesday, 7...

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Gonzalez takes 10-game hit streak into matchup with Angels

Minnesota Twins (31-16, first in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-25, second in the AL West)Anaheim, California;...

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Braves play San Francisco, look to build on Soroka's strong showing

Atlanta Braves (26-22, second in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (20-26, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Tuesday, 9...

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Rangers host the Mariners in division matchup

Seattle Mariners (23-27, fourth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (22-23, third in the AL West)Arlington, Texas; Tuesday, 8...

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Washington takes on New York in division matchup

Washington Nationals (19-28, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (21-25, third in the NL East)Flushing, Queens; Tuesday, 7...

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Orioles look to end 3-game losing streak against Yankees

New York Yankees (29-17, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-32, fifth in the AL East)Baltimore; Tuesday, 7 p.m....

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Miami visits Detroit following Alcantara's solid outing

Miami Marlins (13-31, fifth in the NL East) vs. Detroit Tigers (18-26, fourth in the NL Central)Detroit; Tuesday, 7 p.m....

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Oakland Athletics to visit the Cleveland Indians

Oakland Athletics (23-25, fifth in the AL West) vs. Cleveland Indians (25-21, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Tuesday, 6...

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Milwaukee hosts Cincinnati for home opener

Cincinnati Reds (21-26, fifth in the NL Central) vs. Milwaukee Brewers (28-21, second in the NL Central)Milwaukee; Tuesday, 7...

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Stroman scheduled to start for Toronto against Boston

Boston Red Sox (25-22, third in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (19-28, fourth in the AL East)Toronto; Tuesday, 7 p.m....

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Bailey expected to start for the Royals against Cardinals

Kansas City Royals (16-31, fifth in the AL Central) vs. St. Louis Cardinals (24-23, fourth in the AL Central)St. Louis;...

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Covey scheduled to start for White Sox at Astros

Chicago White Sox (21-25, third in the AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (32-16, first in the AL West)Houston; Tuesday, 8 p.m....

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Philadelphia takes 4-game win streak into matchup with Chicago

Philadelphia Phillies (28-19, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (27-18, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Tuesday, 7 p.m....

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Los Angeles faces Tampa Bay, looks to build on Ryu's strong performance

Los Angeles Dodgers (31-17, first in the NL West) vs. Tampa Bay Rays (27-17, second in the NL East)St. Petersburg, Florida;...

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Diamondbacks look to break 3-game slide against Padres

Arizona Diamondbacks (25-23, second in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (24-24, third in the NL West)San Diego; Tuesday, 10...

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Sano's 2-run homer propels Twins over Angels 3-1

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Minnesota Twins third baseman Miguel Sano is quickly getting back into the swing of things.Sano, who...

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Reyes' homer lifts Paddack, Padres to 2-1 win over Arizona

SAN DIEGO (AP) — It's hard to beat the San Diego Padres' combination of slugger Franmil Reyes and rookie right-hander Chris...

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Mets snap 5-game skid with 5-3 win over Nationals

NEW YORK (AP) — Once they were informed no change was imminent in the dugout, the New York Mets looked a lot more relaxed at...

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Soroka, Acuña lead Braves to a 4-1 victory over Giants

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The calendar hasn't hit June, and Atlanta pitcher Mike Soroka is already fielding questions about the...

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Sanchez homers in 9th, helps rally Yankees past Orioles 10-7

BALTIMORE (AP) — Gary Sánchez hit a three-run homer in the ninth inning to cap a New York rally fueled by Baltimore gaffes, and...

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Mets 3B Frazier and Nationals OF Eaton exchange heated words

NEW YORK (AP) — So much for burying the hatchet.New York Mets third baseman Todd Frazier and Washington outfielder Adam Eaton...

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Warriors beat Blazers 119-117 in OT for NBA Finals berth

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Experience bred confidence for the Golden State Warriors, even when challenged by the upstart Portland...

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Realmuto homers in 10th, Phillies beat Cubs 5-4

CHICAGO (AP) — The memories came flooding back to Jake Arrieta as the fans showered him with cheers when he stepped to the...

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Callaway stays; Céspedes takes fall, breaks ankle on ranch

NEW YORK (AP) — Turns out Yoenis Céspedes took the fall, not Mickey Callaway.On a hectic afternoon at Citi Field, the slumping...

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Minor 11 Ks, Rangers 5 homers in 10-9 win over Mariners

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Texas Rangers had Mike Minor on the mound and their big bats were going deep. That was just enough...

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Marisnick, White homer as Astros beat White Sox 3-0

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros continued to pile up home runs on Monday night, even without their top slugger.Jake Marisnick...

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Sánchez homer caps Yankees comeback in 10-7 win over Orioles

BALTIMORE (AP) — Late in the game with the outcome still not quite decided, the New York Yankees played up to their...

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Anderson leaves with cervical strain, A's beat Indians 6-4

CLEVELAND (AP) — Brett Anderson had a quick reaction when the baseball and both pieces of a broken bat came sailing at him in...

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LEADING OFF: Germán vs Orioles, Kershaw at Rays

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday:LOOKING FOR SIXYankees right-hander Domingo Germán (8-1, 2.50 ERA) seeks...

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Yanks' Gregorius plays for 1st time since Tommy John surgery

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius played five innings of defense and went 2 for 4 with a walk Monday...

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Hamilton into Rangers hall, hasn't really thought about game

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Hamilton hasn't really thought much about baseball since knee issues ended his career, though he...

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Giants call up lefty Andrew Suarez to start against Braves

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants called up left-hander Andrew Suarez to start Monday night's game against the...

College softball: Oklahoma building strong case for greatest Sooner team ever

SportsMay 17, 2019

Kelli Braitsch is planning for her wedding later this year. Saving money for it, too. An officer with the Tulsa Police department, she’s also taking classes for a new assignment and preparing to change units. Life is busy. But that won't keep...

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Morrow throwing again after setback in recovery from surgery

CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs closer Brandon Morrow has started throwing again after experiencing a setback in his recovery from...

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Price returns from injured list, Red Sox beat Jays 12-2

TORONTO (AP) — David Price returned to the Boston Red Sox with another outstanding performance against Toronto Blue Jays.The...

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Mead to replace Idelson as Hall of Fame president on June 24

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Longtime Los Angeles Angels media relations director Tim Mead will take over from Jeff Idelson as...

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Indians' Kluber to have X-rays on broken right arm

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians pitcher Corey Kluber will have an X-ray on Thursday to evaluate his right arm, broke when hit by a...

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Braves acquire Swarzak from Seattle for Vizcaino, Biddle

ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves have added veteran help for their patchwork bullpen by acquiring right-hander Anthony Swarzak from...

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New York plays Washington following Syndergaard's strong performance

Washington Nationals (19-27, fourth in the NL East) vs. New York Mets (20-25, third in the NL East)Flushing, Queens; Monday, 7...

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Leake scheduled to start for Mariners at Rangers

Seattle Mariners (23-26, fourth in the AL West) vs. Texas Rangers (21-23, third in the AL West)Arlington, Texas; Monday, 8 p.m....

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Toronto faces off against Boston in division matchup

Boston Red Sox (24-22, third in the AL East) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (19-27, fourth in the AL East)Toronto; Monday, 1 p.m....

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Astros open 4-game series at home against White Sox

Chicago White Sox (21-24, third in the AL Central) vs. Houston Astros (31-16, first in the AL West)Houston; Monday, 8 p.m....

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Suarez expected to start for the Giants against the Braves

Atlanta Braves (25-22, second in the NL East) vs. San Francisco Giants (20-25, fifth in the NL West)San Francisco; Monday, 9...

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Padres look to stop 3-game losing streak against Diamondbacks

Arizona Diamondbacks (25-22, second in the NL West) vs. San Diego Padres (23-24, third in the NL West)San Diego; Monday, 10...

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Orioles open 4-game series at home against Yankees

New York Yankees (28-17, first in the AL East) vs. Baltimore Orioles (15-31, fifth in the AL East)Baltimore; Monday, 7 p.m....

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Phillies, streaking Segura set for matchup with Cubs

Philadelphia Phillies (27-19, first in the NL East) vs. Chicago Cubs (27-17, first in the NL Central)Chicago; Monday, 8 p.m....

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Astros on a tear despite absence of Altuve

Take away George Springer and Jose Altuve, and maybe the Houston Astros start to look a little more beatable.Maybe.The Boston...

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MLB Notebook: Ryu extends scoreless streak to 31 innings as LA Dodgers roll

Hyun-Jin Ryu's shutout streak rolls on. Ryu blanked Cincinnati over seven innings to extend his major league-leading streak to...

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LEADING OFF: Callaway future, Guerrero surge, Springer out

A look at what's happening around the majors today:MANAGING EXPECTATIONSMets manager Mickey Callaway is on the hot seat as his...

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Rizzo homers, Cubs hold off Nationals' rally for 6-5 win

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs had watched most of their five-run lead against the Washington Nationals dissipate by the...

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Red Sox avoid series sweep, snap Astros' 10-game win streak

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis homered, Xander Bogaerts hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning and the Boston Red Sox...

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Duffy pitches Royals past Angels 5-1 for 3rd straight win

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about.The veteran...

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Encarnacion stars with glove and bat, Mariners top Twins 7-4

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners expected Edwin Encarnacion would make an impact with his bat this season.His glovework,...

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Moran, Musgrove lead Pirates to 6-4 win vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Joe Musgrove of the Pittsburgh Pirates is undefeated against his hometown San Diego Padres.Musgrove pitched...

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Sandoval's HR in 10th gives Giants 3-2 win over Diamondbacks

PHOENIX (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Crawford, two of San Francisco's oldest players, did not start Sunday's game.By the...

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Rangers score 2 runs in 10th, rally past Cardinals 5-4

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward hadn't planned on using Danny Santana, a day after he was hit in...

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Athletics-Tigers game suspended in 7th with A's up 5-3

DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a 16th straight win over Detroit — but they'll have to wait 3½ months...

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Guerrero Jr. homers again, Blue Jays beat White Sox 5-2

CHICAGO (AP) — Following a slow start, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is showing why he's one of the top prospects in the...

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Chavis homers, Red Sox snap Astros' 10-game win streak

BOSTON (AP) — Michael Chavis pointed to a young boy in the press box, letting him know how impressed he was that a 5-year-old...

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Astros OF Springer leaves game with lower back stiffness

BOSTON (AP) — Astros outfielder George Springer has left Houston's game against the Boston Red Sox in the fifth inning with...

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Gardner, Yankees take advantage of walks, rout Rays 13-5

NEW YORK (AP) — In a season they never quite envisioned, the New York Yankees broke loose for their biggest inning of the year...

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Maddon, Cubs drop protest over Doolittle's delivery

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have dropped their protest over the pitching delivery of Washington reliever Sean...

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Bieber fans 15 in 1st complete game, Indians rout O's 10-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — Shane Bieber was determined to finish what he started, even if it meant playing hide-and-seek with his...

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Harper, Realmuto power Phillies past Rockies 7-5 for sweep

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper is back.The $330 million slugger homered for the second straight day and pinch-hitter J.T....

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Ryu extends scoreless streak to 31 innings as Dodgers roll

CINCINNATI (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu's shutout streak rolls on.Ryu blanked the Reds over seven innings to extend his major...

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Gamel's 10th-inning homer lifts Brewers over Braves, 3-2

ATLANTA (AP) — The longest start of Brandon Woodruff's career felt like a win to him, even though he wasn't involved in the...

Young coach Garron Park invigorates Southeast in ways more than just soccer

SportsMay 10, 2019

Garron Park grew a mustache last school year. The humanities teacher at Southeast High School wanted to look older. Might help him command more respect. It wasn’t necessary. The second-year teacher and first-year soccer coach has won over the...

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Alcantara pitches 2-hitter, Miami beats reeling Mets 3-0

MIAMI (AP) — The New York Mets aren't hitting, and another lapse by slugger Robinson Cano raised questions about how hard...

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Maddon protests loss vs. Nats over Doolittle's delivery

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals...

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Toronto Blue Jays to visit the Chicago White Sox

Toronto Blue Jays (18-27, fourth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (21-23, third in the AL Central)Chicago; Sunday, 2 p.m....

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Nationals take on the Cubs following Strasburg's solid outing

Chicago Cubs (26-17, first in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (19-26, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Sunday, 7 p.m....

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Seattle takes 3-game losing streak into matchup with Minnesota

Minnesota Twins (30-15, first in the AL Central) vs. Seattle Mariners (22-26, fifth in the AL West)Seattle; Sunday, 4 p.m....

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Ryu expected to start for the Dodgers against Reds

Los Angeles Dodgers (30-17, first in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (21-25, fifth in the NL Central)Cincinnati; Sunday, 1...

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Padres, streaking Machado set for matchup against Pirates

Pittsburgh Pirates (23-20, third in the NL Central) vs. San Diego Padres (23-23, third in the NL West)San Diego; Sunday, 4 p.m....

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Miami plays New York following Lopez's strong showing

New York Mets (20-24, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (12-31, fifth in the NL East)Miami; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDTPITCHING...

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New York takes on Tampa Bay in division play

Tampa Bay Rays (27-16, first in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (27-17, second in the AL East)New York; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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St. Louis to visit Texas Sunday

St. Louis Cardinals (24-22, fourth in the NL Central) vs. Texas Rangers (20-23, fourth in the NL West)Arlington, Texas; Sunday,...

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Oakland faces Detroit, aims to build on Mengden's solid performance

Oakland Athletics (22-25, third in the AL West) vs. Detroit Tigers (18-26, fourth in the AL Central)Detroit; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Slumping Rockies look to break 3-game slide

Colorado Rockies (20-24, fourth in the NL West) vs. Philadelphia Phillies (26-19, first in the NL East)Philadelphia; Sunday, 1...

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Los Angeles hosts Kansas City after Canning's strong showing

Kansas City Royals (15-31, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (22-23, second in the AL West)Anaheim, California;...

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Pomeranz scheduled to start for Giants at Diamondbacks

San Francisco Giants (19-25, fifth in the NL West) vs. Arizona Diamondbacks (25-21, second in the NL West)Phoenix; Sunday, 4...

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Foltynewicz expected to start for the Braves against the Brewers

Milwaukee Brewers (27-21, second in the NL Central) vs. Atlanta Braves (25-21, second in the NL East)Atlanta; Sunday, 1 p.m....

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Houston puts win streak on the line against Boston

Houston Astros (31-15, first in the AL West) vs. Boston Red Sox (23-22, third in the AL East)Boston; Sunday, 1 p.m. EDTPITCHING...

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Bieber expected to start as Cleveland hosts Baltimore

Baltimore Orioles (15-30, fifth in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Indians (24-20, second in the AL Central)Cleveland; Sunday, 1...

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Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

SEATTLE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' offense has been rolling all season. They had their best game yet Saturday night against...

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Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs

PHOENIX (AP) — His pitching line didn't completely indicate it, but Madison Bumgarner couldn't have felt better on the mound...

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Astros top Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win

BOSTON (AP) — Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Houston Astros...

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MLB Notebook: Gregorius projected to return to Yankees next month

Didi Gregorius is projected to return to the New York Yankees next month, a faster recovery from Tommy John surgery than...

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Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one.Trout's solo shot to left-center off...

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Bell hits 2 of Pirates' 4 homers in 7-2 win vs Padres

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on rookie lefty Nick Margevicius for a season home run milestone Saturday...

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Freeman's HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game...

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Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win

BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball.They're playing and sounding like they're...

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LEADING OFF: A's thump Tigers, Sale starts, Callaway cloud?

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday:ALL A'SThe Athletics try to beat Detroit for the 16th time when Mike Fiers...

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Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St....

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Giants' Cueto hoping to return in September

PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged...

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Harper's bat, Nola's arm lead Phillies past Rockies 2-1

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered a powerful swing and Aaron Nola provided the punchouts.Harper homered over the...

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Plutko, 3 relievers allow 1 hit for Indians in 4-1 win

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Plutko's season debut for Cleveland couldn't have gone much better.Called up from Triple-A Columbus...

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White Sox beat Blue Jays 4-1, game halted by rain in 5th

CHICAGO (AP) — Lucas Giolito doesn't regard his victory as a complete game. After a long rain delay, five innings equaled nine...

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Lopez, Marlins team on 1-hitter, hand Mets 4th loss in row

MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins starter Pablo Lopez followed his worst outing as a big leaguer with his best — both against the New...

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A's make it 15 straight over Tigers with 4-1 victory

DETROIT (AP) — Once he made it through the first inning, it was smooth sailing for Daniel Mengden.Mengden pitched seven...

Jerami Grant’s season was a surprise, even to Sam Presti

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Jerami Grant was supposed to be the second unit power forward this season. That lasted a grand total of three games. This year was a breakout season for Grant from every angle. He had career-high-setting games scattered throughout the season,...

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Diamondbacks' Greinke OK for next start after MRI is clear

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks pitcher Zack Greinke is on track to make his next scheduled start Tuesday at San Diego...

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Winker's HR ends Dodger streak, Reds get 4-0 win over LA

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Reds ended LA's streak of shutdown pitching with a little of their own, led by a starter who had yet to...

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Alvarado rebounds, Rays top Yanks 2-1, back into 1st place

NEW YORK (AP) — José Alvarado stepped onto the Yankee Stadium mound, 18 hours after walking off with a look of disgust when he...

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Rangers reliever Kelley has lumps removed from throat

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers reliever Shawn Kelley was ready to start pitching again while waiting for the results of...

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Red Sox LHP David Price will return to rotation Monday

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander David Price will return to the rotation for Monday's series opener in Toronto.Manager Alex...

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Braves release Venters 1 year after NL Comeback Player award

ATLANTA (AP) — Jonny Venters, the left-hander whose comeback from his third Tommy John surgery helped him win the NL Comeback...

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Didi Gregorius projected to return to Yankees next month

NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius is projected to return to the New York Yankees next month, a faster recovery from Tommy John...

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Zaferes lead US women's podium sweep in Yokohama triathlon

YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Katie Zaferes led an American sweep of the women's podium in the world series triathlon in Yokohama on...

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Mets take 3-game losing streak into matchup with Marlins

New York Mets (20-23, third in the NL East) vs. Miami Marlins (11-31, fifth in the NL East)Miami; Saturday, 4 p.m. EDTLINE:...

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Slumping Royals look to break 3-game slide

Kansas City Royals (15-30, fifth in the AL Central) vs. Los Angeles Angels (21-23, second in the AL West)Anaheim, California;...

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Cubs, streaking Baez set for matchup against Nationals

Chicago Cubs (26-16, first in the NL Central) vs. Washington Nationals (18-26, fourth in the NL East)Washington; Saturday, 7:15...

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New York takes 4-game win streak into game against Tampa Bay

Tampa Bay Rays (26-16, second in the AL East) vs. New York Yankees (27-16, first in the AL East)New York; Saturday, 1 p.m....

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Blue Jays to take on White Sox on the road

Toronto Blue Jays (18-26, fourth in the AL East) vs. Chicago White Sox (20-23, third in the AL Central)Chicago; Saturday, 2...

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Dodgers ride 4-game win streak into matchup with Reds

Los Angeles Dodgers (30-16, first in the NL West) vs. Cincinnati Reds (20-25, fifth in the NL Central)Cincinnati; Saturday, 4...