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Los Angeles Dodgers' Brian Dozier hits a two-run double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Los Angeles, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
August 05, 2018 - 7:00 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers finally got the best of the Houston Astros and it took a pair of players not on last year's World Series roster to do it. Brian Dozier delivered a two-run double in the first inning and Manny Machado had three hits with two runs scored as the Dodgers...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Asdrubal Cabrera runs the bases after hitting a two-run home run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Laurence Kesterson)
August 05, 2018 - 3:10 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies' acquisition of Asdrubal Cabrera last month didn't draw much attention. The bigger story, it seemed, was the organization's decision not to part with key prospects to make a big splash at the trade deadline. Cabrera, though, has showed in the past...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. delivers against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John McCoy)
August 05, 2018 - 12:57 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Houston Astros placed starting pitcher Lance McCullers on the 10-day disabled list Sunday with right elbow discomfort and activated right-handed reliever Roberto Osuna. Osuna was acquired from the Toronto Blue Jays in a trade-deadline deal last week and is coming off a 75-day...
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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Tyson Ross delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, on Friday, Aug. 3, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Haynes)
August 05, 2018 - 10:47 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals have claimed right-hander Tyson Ross off waivers from the San Diego Padres. The 31-year-old Ross is 6-9 with a 4.45 ERA in 22 starts this season. He will join the team during its upcoming series in Miami. The last-place Padres could have pulled Ross back...
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Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia speaks during a press conference before a baseball game between the Cleveland Indians and the Angels, Sunday, Aug. 5, 2018, in Cleveland. Scioscia has strongly dismissed a report that he’s stepping down after this season as “just chatter.” Scioscia, who has managed the Angels since 2000, said before Sunday’s series finale against the Indians that he won’t talk about his future with the club until the season ends. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 05, 2018 - 10:01 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia reached deep into his vocabulary to describe a report saying he'll step down after this season. "Poppycock," Sciocsia said Sunday, using a dated term for "nonsense." A day after The Athletic reported that Scioscia is expected to end his 19-...
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Houston Astros Yuli Gurriel pours candy near the mouth of Jake Marisnick, who had hit a two-run home run against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John McCoy)
August 04, 2018 - 11:16 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Astros are doing more than just getting by without injured Jose Altuve and Carlos Correa. Josh Reddick's three-run homer highlighted Houston's seven-run eighth, and the Astros routed the Dodgers 14-0 to hand Los Angeles its biggest shutout loss at home in 95 years Saturday...
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FILE - In this April 10, 2018, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during a baseball game in Baltimore. Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch has met privately with the team’s owner and general manager ahead of Osuna being activated following a 75-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy. Hinch says Osuna will join the Astros in Los Angeles on Sunday, Aug. 5, and be activated for the series finale against the Dodgers. The Astros acquired the right-handed reliever from the Blue Jays at the trade deadline this week. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky, File)
August 04, 2018 - 10:55 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Astros manager A.J. Hinch met privately with the team's owner and general manager on Saturday, a day ahead of reliever Roberto Osuna's activation following a 75-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. Hinch discussed the matter with owner...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. delivers against the Los Angeles Dodgers during the second inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/John McCoy)
August 04, 2018 - 10:45 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. will head back to Houston to have his right elbow examined after leaving his start against the Los Angeles Dodgers because of discomfort Saturday night. The right-hander gave up two hits in four innings, struck out five and walked two before departing with a 1...
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Cincinnati Reds' Joey Votto yells to the Washington Nationals' dugout as he walks off the field during the eighth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader at Nationals Park, Saturday, Aug. 4, 2018, in Washington. Votto was hit by a pitch after Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper and Spencer Kieboom were hit by pitches. The Nationals won 6-2. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 04, 2018 - 9:13 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals slugger Bryce Harper got hit by a pitch and soon left the field. Then Reds star Joey Votto got hit and immediately went off — on the Nats. The second game of a doubleheader turned testy Saturday night after a pair of former NL MVPs got plunked during Washington's 6-2 win...
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Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia, left, pulls starting pitcher Felix Pena, with first baseman Jefry Marte watching during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners in Anaheim, Calif., Sunday, July 29, 2018. Pena did not last the first inning after facing nine batters. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
August 04, 2018 - 9:01 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Los Angeles Angels manager Mike Scioscia is expected to step down at the end of this season, according to a report by Ken Rosenthal of The Athletic. Scioscia has managed the Angels since 2000 and is the longest-tenured manager in the majors. Only four managers in baseball history...
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