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Trent Polcyn sprays a bee swarm on a microphone on the field which caused a delay during the third inning of a baseball game between the Miami Marlins and the San Diego Padres in San Diego, Sunday, June 2, 2019. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
June 02, 2019 - 8:22 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Miami Marlins were on their way to dominating the San Diego Padres for a second straight game before a swarm of bees took over the field at Petco Park. Jorge Alfaro homered, doubled and drove in a career-high four runs for the Marlins, who beat the Padres 9-3 on Sunday in a...
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FILE - In this April 26, 2019, file photo, Adley Rutschman catches for Oregon State during an NCAA college baseball game against Washington State in Corvallis, Ore. The Baltimore Orioles lead off the Major League Baseball Draft for the first time in 30 years and Oregon State catcher Adley Rutschman is a heavy favorite to be selected No. 1 on Monday night, June 3, 2019. (AP Photo/Chris Pietsch, File)
June 02, 2019 - 6:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Adley Rutschman has been a powerful presence at the plate and a formidable force behind it for Oregon State. That tantalizing combination could make the switch-hitting catcher the No. 1 overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft Monday night. Baltimore leads things off for the...
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Colorado Rockies catcher Chris Iannetta, left, congratulates relief pitcher Bryan Shaw after he struck out Toronto Blue Jays' Eric Sogard for the final out in the ninth inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 2, 2019, in Denver. The Rockies won 5-1. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
June 02, 2019 - 4:59 pm
DENVER (AP) — On the mound, at the plate and in the field, everything is working for the Colorado Rockies right now. Antonio Senzatela pitched six effective innings, Nolan Arenado homered and Colorado beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Sunday for its eighth straight win. Playing without Charlie...
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Seattle Mariners' Jay Bruce reacts after flying out against the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 28, 2019, in Seattle. The Rangers won 11-4. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
June 02, 2019 - 11:40 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Former All-Star outfielder Jay Bruce says he has been traded to Philadelphia by the Seattle Mariners, a deal that will cost the Phillies just $2.75 million over the next 1½ seasons. As part of the trade finalized Sunday, Seattle agreed to pay the Phillies $18,567,204 next Jan. 15,...
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June 01, 2019 - 11:46 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Alabama coach Patrick Murphy turned things over to a freshman in the most important game of the season, and she came through. Montana Fouts pitched a complete-game shutout, and Alabama defeated Arizona 2-0 in a Women's College World Series elimination game on Saturday night...
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Florida's Roberto Pena (24) high-fives his teammates after hitting a home run against Army at the NCAA college baseball regional, Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Lubbock, Texas. (Brad Tollefson/Lubbock Avalanche-Journal via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 10:53 pm
The second day of NCAA regionals brought an early exit for the defending national champion, one of the greatest individual performances in tournament history and an upset of No. 1 national seed UCLA. Oregon State was eliminated on its home field with a 4-1 loss to Big East champion Creighton on...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' David Freese, left, is congratulated by manager Dave Roberts after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 01, 2019 - 10:14 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Will Smith hit a towering, tiebreaking home run in the bottom of the ninth inning, giving the Los Angeles Dodgers a 4-3 comeback victory over the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday night in a matchup of division leaders and the two best teams in the National League. With one out,...
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Houston Astros pitcher Justin Verlander works against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, June 1, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 01, 2019 - 9:52 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Justin Verlander struck out eight over eight innings and moved into a share of the major league lead with his ninth win, pitching the Houston Astros past the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Saturday night. Verlander (9-2), who had a four-start winning streak snapped by Boston his...
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June 01, 2019 - 8:29 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taran Alvelo struck out 16 in a complete-game shutout, and Washington defeated Oklahoma State 1-0 in a Women's College World Series elimination game on Saturday night. Washington (52-8) advanced to play UCLA on Sunday in the semifinals. The Huskies will need to win twice to...
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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts smiles as he rounds the bases after his home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the 12th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Toronto. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 01, 2019 - 7:51 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: BACK ON TOP The World Series champion Red Sox haven't looked quite the same this season — not even on the lineup card. Manager Alex Cora is changing that, restoring 2018 AL MVP Mookie Betts to the leadoff spot. Cora informed Betts before Saturday...
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