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San Francisco Giants' Nick Hundley, left, celebrates as he hits a two-RBI single as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Scott Alexander, center, watches along with catcher Austin Barnes during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 14, 2018 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bruce Bochy seemed uncertain how to respond to the question. The Giants had just rallied for four runs with two outs in the ninth inning Monday night against the Los Angeles Dodgers' beleaguered bullpen for a 5-2 victory. And then someone asked San Francisco's manager if he felt...
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FILE - In this Monday, Aug. 6, 2018, file photo, Robinson Cano smiles on the field during his first rehab start with the Tacoma Rainiers at Cheney Stadium in Tacoma, Wash. Cano is set to return from his 80-game suspension for violating baseball's drug agreement when Seattle plays at Oakland. The All-Star second baseman has been out since May 15, though he’s been playing in the minor leagues for the past week. (Joshua Bessex/The News Tribune via AP, File)
August 14, 2018 - 2:11 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SET FREE Robinson Cano is set to return from his 80-game suspension for violating baseball's drug agreement when Seattle plays at Oakland. The All-Star second baseman has been out since May 15, though he's been playing in the minor leagues for the...
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Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun watches his RBI ground-rule double during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez)
August 14, 2018 - 2:10 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kole Calhoun hit a tiebreaking double in the 10th inning and Justin Upton added a two-run homer to cap a four-run rally that carried the Los Angeles Angels past the San Diego Padres 6-3 on Monday night. Jose Briceno homered early for the Angels, who got 7 1/3 solid innings from...
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File - In this June 12, 1939 file photo, these baseball stars were pictured as they attended the dedication and their induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame in Cooperstown, N.Y. Front row; Eddie Collins, Babe Ruth, Connie Mack, Cy Young; Rear row left to right; Hans Wagner, Grover Cleveland Alexander, Tris Speaker, Napoleon Lajoie, George Sisler and Walter Johnson. A baseball with the signatures of Babe Ruth, Ty Cobb, Honus Wagner and eight other legends of the game has sold for more than $600,000. The players all signed the ball on the same day in 1939, when they had gathered to become the first class to enter the Baseball Hall of Fame. SCP Auctions said Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, that it has sold for just over $623,000. That crushes the previous record of $345,000 for a signed ball, set in 2013. (AP Photo/File)
August 14, 2018 - 2:02 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — How could a baseball artifact possibly top a ball signed by both Babe Ruth and Lou Gehrig? How about a ball signed by Babe Ruth, Honus Wagner, Ty Cobb, Cy Young, Tris Speaker, George Sisler, Walter Johnson, Connie Mack, Nap Lajoie, Eddie Collins and Pete Alexander, on the day...
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Atlanta Braves left fielder Ronald Acuna Jr. (13) drives in a run with a single in the sixth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader against the Miami Marlins Monday, Aug. 13, 2018 in Atlanta. There Braves won 6-1. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 14, 2018 - 1:58 am
ATLANTA (AP) — Ronald Acuna Jr. is only 20 years old, so he never gives much thought to his still-fledgling place in baseball history. There'll be plenty of time for that. So, it wasn't until Acuna got back to the Atlanta clubhouse after a long, brilliant day that he finally realized what a unique...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman connects for a two-run double off Seattle Mariners' Casey Lawrence in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 14, 2018 - 1:57 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Bob Melvin might have a little better understanding of the anxiety other teams feel when his Oakland Athletics come roaring back in the late innings. Seattle nearly did it to the A's. These AL West rivals are among the best at staying in games until the very end despite a big...
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August 14, 2018 - 1:45 am
PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Daniel Hillier shot a 4-under 67 at Pebble Beach on Monday to share the lead at 4-under after the first round of stroke play at the U.S. Amateur. Hillier, a 19-year-old from New Zealand, holed out from 110 yards for eagle on the par-5 14th hole. Trevor Phillips, a 20-...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Paul DeJong (12) connects for a walk-off home run, as Washington Nationals catcher Matt Wieters looks on, in the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in St. Louis. The Cardinals defeated the Nationals 7-6. (AP Photo/Tom Gannam)
August 14, 2018 - 1:20 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nationals manager Dave Martinez was awake most of the night after Washington lost on a walk-off grand slam Sunday. He likely won't be catching up on that missed sleep Monday. Paul DeJong handed the Nationals their second straight walk-off loss, capping a back-and-forth finish with...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Bartolo Colon (40) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, Aug. 13, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Brandon Wade)
August 14, 2018 - 12:41 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon kept the Texas Rangers close after a rough first inning in his first start since setting the record for victories by a Latin American pitcher. His catcher helped the 45-year-old right-hander extend that mark. Robinson Chirinos hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in...
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August 14, 2018 - 12:24 am
The standoff between the Chicago Bears and No. 8 overall draft pick Roquan Smith is over. A person familiar with the situation says the linebacker has agreed to a four-year contract that guarantees $18.5 million and includes an $11.5 million signing bonus. The person spoke Monday night on condition...
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