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Milwaukee Brewers' Curtis Granderson (28) celebrates after he hit a home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
September 12, 2018 - 10:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Although the Milwaukee Brewers still trail in the NL Central, they believe the pressure has shifted to the first-place Cubs. Curtis Granderson homered, tripled and scored three runs, Lorenzo Cain added three hits and the Brewers beat Chicago 5-1 on Wednesday night to move within a...
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Fans wait during a rain delay for the start of the first game of a baseball doubleheader Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 12, 2018 - 8:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets and Miami Marlins have bumped their doubleheader back a day after the opener of Wednesday's scheduled twinbill was delayed by rain for 5 hours, 35 minutes. The teams will play just one game Wednesday night, and then a single-admission doubleheader Thursday starting...
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Atlanta Braves' Tyler Flowers makes it safely to first base as San Francisco Giants first baseman Brandon Belt (9) looks for the ruling from umpire Jeremie Rehak during the ninth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 12, 2018, in San Francisco. The Braves' Charlie Culberson scored a run on the play. Atlanta won the game 2-1. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
September 12, 2018 - 4:29 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Tyler Flowers drove in the go-ahead run in the ninth inning, and the Atlanta Braves moved closer to clinching the NL East with a 2-1 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Wednesday. The Giants lost their 11th straight, the worst skid since the team moved to San...
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FILE - From left are 2018 file photos showing New York Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom, Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Aaron Nola and Washington Nationals pitcher Max Scherzer. Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pitch in the NL Cy Young Award race. Baseball’s advanced analytics think an MVP might be on the line between that trio, too. (AP Photo/File)
September 12, 2018 - 2:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom, Max Scherzer and Aaron Nola are going pitch for pitch in the NL Cy Young Award race. Problem is, that prize might not do the trio justice. Not according to baseball's advanced analytics. With 2½ weeks left in the season, it's time to ask: Should one of those three be...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Blake Parker reacts after giving up the first hit of the game to the Texas Rangers during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
September 11, 2018 - 11:27 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels nearly came through with a no-hitter in a bullpen game. However, Blake Parker gave up Isiah Kiner-Falefa's single to right with one out in the eighth inning for Texas' first hit and the Angels held on for a 1-0 victory over the Rangers on Tuesday night...
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The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets joins members of the New York police and fire departments on the field for pregame ceremonies before a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 11, 2018 - 9:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a way, Don Mattingly was about as far from the hustle and bustle of downtown New York City as an ex-ballplayer could be on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. The former New York Yankees captain was cleaning out stalls on his horse farm in Indiana when he heard the horrible news on...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jim Johnson throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
September 11, 2018 - 9:21 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Six pitchers have combined to throw seven hitless innings for the Los Angeles Angels against the Texas Rangers. Jim Johnson opened Tuesday night's game with 1 1/3 innings, and Noe Ramirez, Hansel Robles, Cam Bedrosian, Justin Anderson and Jose Alvarez have followed with no-...
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New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) delivers a pitch during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 11, 2018 - 7:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom took his latest hard-luck loss in a record-setting season, getting outpitched by Jose Urena as the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-3 on Tuesday night. In a close race for the NL Cy Young Award despite his pedestrian record, deGrom (8-9) gave up only Lewis Brinson...
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Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt, right, celebrates with Tzu-Wei Lin (30) and Eduardo Nunez, center, after his pinch-hit, three-run home run off Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Ryan Tepera during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
September 11, 2018 - 7:23 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have become the first team in the majors to clinch a playoff spot this season. Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Tuesday night at Fenway Park, boosted by pinch-hitter Brock Holt's go-ahead home run in the seventh inning. Guided by rookie manager Alex Cora,...
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Cleveland Indians' Josh Donaldson awaits his turn in the batting cage before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 10, 2018 - 11:58 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence before all games to honor the victims and first responders of 9/11. Players, coaches and umpires will wear caps with a "We Shall Not Forget" ribbon patch. During batting practice...
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