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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, right, walks off the field with a trainer during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 25, 2019 - 3:39 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have been dealt a major blow at the worst time possible. Their playoff chances have gone from hopeful to harmed. Third baseman José Ramírez, whose hitting tear has aligned with Cleveland's surge in the standings, will undergo surgery Monday on his broken right...
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Atlanta Braves' Josh Donaldson hits a home run during the second inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Sunday, Aug. 25, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)
August 25, 2019 - 1:19 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit two more home runs against the Mets, Dallas Keuchel pitched his best game of the season and the Atlanta Braves won their eighth in a row, holding off New York 2-1 Sunday. Atlanta relievers set a team record, too, by extending their string to 25 scoreless innings...
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Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Max Muncy, right, throws to first after forcing out New York Yankees Gleyber Torres during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. Gio Urshela was safe at first. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
August 24, 2019 - 11:54 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WHO ARE THOSE GUYS? A marquee matchup is set at Dodger Stadium when major league wins leader Domingo Germán (16-3, 4.15 ERA) starts for the Yankees against Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw (13-2, 2.71). It's the last game of the day, meaning the...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain, right, is tagged out by Arizona Diamondbacks' Eduardo Escobar after being caught in a rundown during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
August 24, 2019 - 6:11 pm
Terry Francona took one look at Cleveland's all-black uniforms and turned into a fashionista. His review? Not good. "What's the slogan, 'Let the kids play'?" the Indians manager said. "Let the grown-ups look like morons." That was a common view across the majors and social media on Players' Weekend...
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Los Angeles Dodgers second baseman Max Muncy falls while looking to throw to first after New York Yankees' Brett Gardner ran into him, on a grounder hit by Gio Urshela during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 24, 2019. The Dodgers won 2-1. (AP Photo/Kelvin Kuo)
August 24, 2019 - 4:58 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kenley Jansen escaped a bases-loaded jam in a bizarre ninth inning that saw both managers on the field trying to figure out what happened, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held off the New York Yankees 2-1 Saturday. With many in the sellout crowd of 53,803 at Dodger Stadium on their...
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Atlanta Braves second baseman Ozzie Albies, right, tosses relief pitcher Mark Melancon a baseball as they celebrate after the Braves defeated the New York Mets 2-1 in 14 innings in a baseball game Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 24, 2019 - 12:28 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BREEZIN' Despite tying a major league record by striking out 26 times, the Braves kept their winning streak going. The NL East leaders outlasted the Mets 2-1 in 14 innings Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Atlanta is 9-3 against the...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius hits a grand slam during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 23, 2019 - 10:34 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and New York routed the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2 Friday night in a matchup of the two teams with the best records in baseball. Aaron Judge...
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Miami Marlins' Starlin Castro, left, scores past Philadelphia Phillies catcher J.T. Realmuto on a double hit by Neil Walker during the fifth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 23, 2019 - 9:04 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Starlin Castro homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Miami Marlins spotted the Philadelphia Phillies a seven-run lead before rallying to win 19-11 on Friday night, their highest-scoring game at Marlins Park. Isan Díaz hit a three-run homer, Harold Ramirez and Neil Walker each...
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Atlanta Braves' Billy Hamilton hits an RBI single during the 14th inning of the team's baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 23, 2019 - 9:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Billy Hamilton singled home the go-ahead run in the 14th inning for his first hit as a Brave, and Atlanta beat the New York Mets 2-1 Friday night for its sixth straight win despite yet another sensational game by Jacob deGrom. The Mets tied a major league record by striking out 26...
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Milwaukee Brewers starting pitcher Jordan Lyles throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks Friday, Aug. 23, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
August 23, 2019 - 7:44 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have lost their bid for a combined no-hitter against Arizona on a two-out single in the seventh inning. Christian Walker blooped the Diamondbacks' first hit to center field at Miller Park off reliever Devin Williams on Friday night. Milwaukee starter Jordan...
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