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Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story follows the flight of his solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez in the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 05, 2018 - 11:15 pm
DENVER (AP) — Carlos Gonzalez waited patiently as Trevor Story finished his postgame interviews, a beer in hand to congratulate his Colorado teammate on his huge night. More games like that from Story, and Gonzalez will be pouring champagne all over him at the end of September. Story homered in his...
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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty breaks his bat on a two-run single against the New York Yankees during the third inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
September 05, 2018 - 10:48 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Whether playing 20 straight games without a break, bouncing back from a tough loss or pulling off a late-game rally, manager Bob Melvin sure appreciates his resilient Oakland Athletics. Stephen Piscotty hit a two-run single, Matt Chapman and Matt Olson each doubled in a run,...
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Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story follows through on a solo home run off San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Andrew Suarez during the sixth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
September 05, 2018 - 9:32 pm
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story homered in his first three at-bats, including one projected at more than 500 feet, for the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. Story's first home run, a 459-foot shot to left, according to Statcast, gave the Rockies a 2-1 lead in the first inning. He topped that with...
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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani (17) throws against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sep. 2, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
September 05, 2018 - 4:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani has new damage in his right elbow and the team says Tommy John surgery has been recommended. The Angels said Ohtani had an MRI on Wednesday in Texas that revealed the problem in his ulnar collateral ligament. "There's more...
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September 05, 2018 - 3:27 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — A 32-year-old Chicago man whose nose was broken by a foul ball during a White Sox game was back home Wednesday, the team said a day after he was struck at Guaranteed Rate Field. The White Sox said the fan was released from the hospital and recovering. The man was injured in the ninth...
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Boston Red Sox Brandon Phillips follows through on a game-winning two-run home run in the ninth inning of baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, Sept. 5, 2018, in Atlanta. Boston won 9-8. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
September 05, 2018 - 2:33 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Already a three-time All-Star and four-time Gold Glove Award winner, Brandon Phillips learned this summer as a 37-year-old minor leaguer to relish playing baseball "until I wake up." Added Phillips: "I'm still dreaming." Phillips' two-out, two-run homer in the ninth inning off A.J...
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September 05, 2018 - 8:55 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles will wear first-of-their kind big league jerseys with their names spelled in Braille, for its National Federation of the Blind Night. The Baltimore Sun reports the jerseys will be autographed and auctioned online after the Sept. 18 game against the Toronto...
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New York Yankees' Luke Voit, right, celebrates with Gleyber Torres (25) after hitting a home run off Oakland Athletics' Fernando Rodney during the eighth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
September 04, 2018 - 11:59 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Luke Voit let a changeup go by for a called strike on the first pitch from Fernando Rodney in the eighth inning. When the Athletics reliever tried sneaking another changeup past him, Voit sent it soaring into the left-field stands. The big first baseman hit a tiebreaking home...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Wade Miley pitches during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday, Sept. 4, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
September 04, 2018 - 9:07 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lorenzo Cain reached base five times, Wade Miley pitched six stingy innings and the Milwaukee Brewers romped past the Chicago Cubs 11-1 on Tuesday night to climb within three games of the NL Central leaders. Miley (3-2) allowed one run and three hits, struck out five and walked...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Erasmo Ramirez, center, smiles while being relieved against the Baltimore Orioles in the sixth inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 3, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
September 04, 2018 - 8:11 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: LET'S BE FRIENDS Still in contention for a postseason spot, the Seattle Mariners apparently have some internal issues that need sorting out. A brawl involving several Mariners players broke out in their clubhouse Tuesday several hours before a...
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