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Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zac Gallen throws to a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 04, 2019 - 8:27 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona Diamondbacks rookie Zac Gallen is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the San Diego Padres. Gallen has struck out six, walked one and thrown 88 pitches Wednesday night in Phoenix. The game is scoreless. Gallen is a 24-year-old right-hander. He made his major...
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Cincinnati Reds' Michael Lorenzen (21) reacts as he crosses the plate with a two-run home run off Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Blake Parker during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
September 04, 2019 - 7:47 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — With a homer, a win and an appearance in the outfield, Michael Lorenzen pulled off a feat last accomplished by The Babe. Cincinnati's versatile reliever also blocked the Phillies from gaining ground in the playoff chase. That last part stung the most for Philadelphia. Lorenzen hit...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers during the third inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, Aug. 31, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 04, 2019 - 7:22 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: STRAS TEST Stephen Strasburg (16-5, 3.47 ERA) starts as Washington begins a four-game series at NL East-leading Atlanta. Strasburg is 4-1 with a 3.21 ERA in five career starts at SunTrust Park. Max Fried (15-4, 4.09) pitches for the Braves. The...
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New York Mets catcher Wilson Ramos, left, and relief pitcher Justin Wilson high-five after closing out a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, Sept. 4, 2019, in Washington. New York won 8-4. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 04, 2019 - 2:02 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Justin Wilson and the Mets' bullpen held on this time, rookie Pete Alonso hit his major league-leading 45th home run and New York bounced back from a brutal loss to stop the Washington Nationals 8-4 Wednesday. A day after a trio of Mets relievers was tagged for seven runs in the...
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New York Mets relief pitcher Edwin Diaz, right, walks off the field as Washington Nationals' Juan Soto scores on Kurt Suzuki's game-winning three-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in Washington. Washington won 11-10. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
September 03, 2019 - 11:52 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SHAKE IT OFF The Mets and Nationals are set for a matinee in Washington after playing a wild one Tuesday night. The Mets scored five runs in the top of the ninth to lead 10-4 before the Nats rallied all the way back in the bottom of the inning,...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants on Tuesday, Sept. 3, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
September 03, 2019 - 7:22 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jack Flaherty pitched one-hit ball over eight innings, Marcell Ozuna homered and the St. Louis Cardinals — with a fluky foul ball-turned-base hit — beat the San Francisco Giants 1-0 Tuesday night. Flaherty (9-7) carried a no-hitter into the sixth inning and dominated with eight...
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Texas Rangers pitcher Mike Minor delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 02, 2019 - 5:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — During the month leading up to the July 31 trade deadline, Mike Minor heard often he might wind up pitching in the Bronx. Whatever the Yankees had in mind, this certainly wasn't it. Minor and two relievers became the first pitchers in 220 tries to shut out New York's vaunted lineup...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Monday, Sept. 2, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
September 02, 2019 - 3:18 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright decided to go to the tape. The St. Louis right-hander studied a few of his past performances in an effort to regain some of the aggression from earlier in his career. It worked perfectly for the 38-year-old veteran. Wainwright tossed seven scoreless innings and...
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Houston Astros starter Justin Verlander walks through the clubhouse after pitching a no-hitter against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game in Toronto, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 01, 2019 - 6:04 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: TOUGH ACT TO FOLLOW One day after Houston teammate Justin Verlander pitched a no-hitter, Gerrit Cole looks to stay on a roll of his own when the Astros visit Milwaukee on Labor Day. Cole (15-5, 2.85 ERA) is 11-0 with a 2.06 ERA in his last 16...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson watches the flight of his home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 11th inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ross D. Franklin)
September 01, 2019 - 5:51 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, pinch-hitter Joc Pederson went deep in the 11th and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 4-3 on Sunday to prevent a four-game sweep. In a frightening scene, Dodgers reliever Dustin May was hit in the head...
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