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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 13, 2019 - 5:19 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Boston Red Sox lefty Chris Sale has reached 2,000 career strikeouts faster than any pitcher in history. Sale entered Tuesday's game against the Indians with 1,995 strikeouts. He struck out the side in the first and reached the milestone in the third when he fanned rookie Oscar...
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August 13, 2019 - 11:34 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he's thinking about running for Congress in Arizona. Schilling confirmed in an email to The Arizona Republic on Monday that he's considering a run. He declined to say which district he'd run in and wrote that "the illegal immigration...
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August 12, 2019 - 9:19 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A rental vehicle being used by ESPN baseball analyst Alex Rodriguez was broken into Sunday night, and Rodriguez said several items of a personal and sentimental nature were stolen. The break-in happened while Rodriguez and other members of ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" crew...
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Cleveland Indians' Carlos Santana celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning in a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in Cleveland. The Indians won 6-5. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 12, 2019 - 8:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Santana homered leading off the ninth inning to send the Cleveland Indians to a 6-5 win over the fast-fading Boston Red Sox on Monday night and back into first-place in the AL Central. After the Red Sox tied it in the top of the inning, Santana connected on a 2-2 pitch from...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Zack Greinke delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Tuesday, Aug. 6, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
August 12, 2019 - 5:39 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: ONE-TWO PUNCH Houston goes into a doubleheader against the Chicago White Sox with two of the pitchers the Astros hope will carry them deep into October. In the opener, Zack Greinke will make his second start for AL West-leading Houston since he...
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Cleveland Indians' Yasiel Puig hits an RBI double off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 12, 2019 - 1:13 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians outfielder Yasiel Puig has dropped the appeal for his three-game suspension for his involvement in a brawl when he was with Cincinnati. Puig will begin serving his ban Monday night when the Indians, who have climbed back into a tie for first in the AL Central, open a three-...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius celebrates with teammates after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles in the first game of a doubleheader Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 12, 2019 - 1:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius, Gleyber Torres, Gio Urshela and Cameron Maybin kept up a record home run barrage against Baltimore, powering the New York Yankees to an 8-5 victory in a day-night doubleheader opener Monday that extended their winning streak against the Orioles to 13. New York has 56...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto, right, is greeted by teammate Pete Alonso after hitting a solo run home run against the Miami Marlins in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 12, 2019 - 9:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open its 2020 season March 26, its earliest start other than international games. The schedule also features a late April series in Puerto Rico between the New York Mets and Miami Marlins. Globe Life Field, the new home of the Texas Rangers, opens March 31...
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New York Mets' Luis Guillorme is greeted by teammates after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 10, 2019 - 8:13 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: METS MAGIC Ace Jacob deGrom (7-7, 2.77) and the streaking Mets go for their ninth straight win and a three-game sweep of Washington. New York has won 15 of 16, posting a pair of late-inning comeback wins this weekend at energized Citi Field. The...
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Cincinnati Reds' Aristides Aquino celebrates after hitting a solo home run, his second home run of the game, in the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
August 10, 2019 - 7:36 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats , keeping up his prodigious power display and leading Cincinnati over the Chicago Cubs 10-1 Saturday night. Aquino came up twice more with a chance to match the major league record for home runs in a game. He drew a...
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