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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, center, talks with starting pitcher David Price, right, as catcher Sandy Leon (3) joins them on the mound during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Houston. Price left the game after their discussion. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2019 - 11:41 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price is on the mend after he left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price threw 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning. It was the shortest start of Price's career. After...
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Los Angeles Angels' Jared Walsh, center right, celebrates with Kole Calhoun, center left, after Walsh hit a walk-off single during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 3-2. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 25, 2019 - 11:40 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh has seemingly done it all in his short major league career. The rookie has hit and pitched, and now added his first RBI and game-ending hit to his accomplishments. Walsh's pinch-single to left field in the ninth inning landed between two Rangers to score Kole...
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San Diego Padres' Hunter Renfroe celebrates with Eric Hosmer after Renfroe hit a three-run home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 3:40 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Austin Hedges connected for a grand slam and the San Diego Padres hit a franchise-record seven home runs to romp past the Toronto Blue Jays 19-4 Saturday for their fifth straight win. Wil Myers and Hunter Renfroe each hit two home runs and Ian Kinsler and Eric Hosmer also homered...
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Chicago Cubs' Addison Russell hits a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
May 25, 2019 - 3:17 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell homered at Wrigley Field for the first time since he was suspended for violating baseball's domestic violence policy, leading the Chicago Cubs to a wild 8-6 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. With the wind blowing out on a warm day at the iconic...
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Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story smiles after hitting a game-ending, two-run home run off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Mychal Givens during a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Denver. The Rockies won 8-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 24, 2019 - 9:27 pm
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story hit a game-ending drive for his second two-run homer Friday night, helping the Colorado Rockies beat Baltimore 8-6 in the Orioles' first visit to Coors Field since 2004. Nolan Arenado also went deep twice for the Rockies in the opener of a season-long, 10-game homestand...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 24, 2019 - 8:43 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: WHAT A STRING Rays right-hander Charlie Morton hasn't lost in his last 17 starts, going 7-0 with a 3.21 ERA in a span that started last August with Houston. Morton (4-0, 2.65) faces Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in Cleveland. Morton's streak...
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Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez reacts in the dugout during the eighth inning of the team's 6-1 loss to the New York Mets in a baseball game Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 24, 2019 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season. The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, better than only the Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals and...
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Chicago White Sox catcher James McCann, left, celebrates with starting pitcher Lucas Giolito after the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros Thursday, May 23, 2019, in Houston. Giolito threw a four-hitter as the White Sox won 4-0. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 23, 2019 - 8:26 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0 on Thursday night. Yoán Moncada had an RBI double and Tim Anderson added a run-scoring single for the...
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New York Mets' Carlos Gomez loses a cleat while running to third base after Washington Nationals catcher Yan Gomes' throwing error to second base on a stolen base attempt by Gomez in the fifth inning of a baseball game, Thursday, May 23, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 23, 2019 - 12:22 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Carlos Gómez lost his shoe during an early dash, then hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the eighth inning that helped the New York Mets overcome a Nationals comeback that started after Washington manager Dave Martinez's heated ejection for a 6-4 victory Thursday and a four-game...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Cole Hamels throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Mark Black)
May 22, 2019 - 8:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night. With the game tied at 3 in the...
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