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August 17, 2019 - 4:06 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Minnesota Twins right-hander Tyler Duffey was awarded a win on Saturday, a day after pitching in a 4-3 victory over the Texas Rangers. Duffey entered Friday night's game with two outs and a runner at second base in the sixth inning, Texas having taken a 3-2 lead on the last...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers in the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 17, 2019 - 3:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed left-hander Chris Sale on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation. President Dave Dombrowski said Saturday that Sale had an MRI and the team's doctors said the results revealed inflammation. Dombrowski also said Sale felt stiffness after his...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Carson Kelly, top, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Julio Urias reacts during the 11th inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 17, 2019 - 2:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urìas has accepted a 20-game suspension by MLB for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September. The league gave him credit for serving five games while he was on administrative leave in May, leaving 15 remaining to serve...
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August 17, 2019 - 10:41 am
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — A man has been charged in connection with an online bomb threat at a Connecticut minor league baseball stadium amid a dispute between the team's owner and a Muslim civil rights group. Norwich police say they arrested 44-year-old James Quinn, of Waterford, after the bomb threat...
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August 17, 2019 - 6:10 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers are hitting home runs at a record pace, and manager Dave Roberts loves every minute of it.
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger watches the flight of a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 17, 2019 - 3:01 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: STAR ATTRACTIONS The top two teams in the National League meet again when Cody Bellinger and the Dodgers visit Atlanta. Los Angeles starter Hyun-Jin Ryu (12-2) leads the majors with a 1.45 ERA. Mike Foltynewicz (4-5, 6.24 ERA) gets the ball for...
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Bill Walton does commentary on NBC Sports Chicago for the Chicago White Sox's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, Aug. 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. Walton was calling the game on an invitation from the White Sox and announcer Jason Benetti, right. (AP Photo/Joe Reedy)
August 17, 2019 - 1:09 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innings, it was evident Chicago White Sox broadcasts might never be the same again. Walton was the guest analyst because Steve Stone is taking this...
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FILE - In this Thursday, Aug. 15, 2019, file photo, the Great Lakes Region Champion Little League team from Bowling Green, Ky., carries the jersey of a friend and teammate they lost at age 10 -- Mason Goodnight, whose dad, Jef, is an assistant coach, as they participate in the opening ceremony of the 2019 Little League World Series tournament in South Williamsport, Pa. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar, File)
August 16, 2019 - 6:49 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Just before he threw the first pitch in the biggest game of his life, Grayson Newman bent down on the Lamade Stadium pitching mound and swiped his finger through the dirt twice to scratch a number 11 behind the rubber. Newman repeats his ritual after every strikeout...
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FILE - In this May 14, 2016, file photo, Fenway Park personnel attend to a fan who was hit by a broken bat during the first inning of a baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Houston Astros in Boston. Too many fans have been left bloody and maimed by projectiles hurtling into the stands. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer, File)
August 16, 2019 - 3:38 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — There's always a surge of excitement when a foul ball comes your way, mixed with a sense of dread. It's a thrilling souvenir to take home from the ballpark. Yet too many fans have been left bloody and maimed by these projectiles hurtling into the stands. One person even died. But,...
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August 16, 2019 - 1:33 pm
NORWICH, Conn. (AP) — The owner of two minor league baseball teams who had refused to meet with a Muslim civil rights group said Friday he will host a gathering of leaders of various faiths. E. Miles Prentice III said he is committed to providing a welcoming environment at baseball games. He is the...
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