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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 26, 2019 - 2:41 am
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 26, 2019 - 2:40 am
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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Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Villar, right, celebrates with with Hanser Alberto after hitting a three-run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Kyle Freeland in the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 26, 2019 - 2:02 am
DENVER (AP) — Andrew Cashner tried to give the tired Baltimore bullpen a breather, but fatigue ended his night early. Josh Lucas rescued him and his fellow Orioles relievers with a strong performance in a tough environment. Lucas threw three shutout innings for his first career save and was backed...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu delivers in the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Saturday, May 25, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
May 26, 2019 - 1:26 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu knew his scoreless streak wouldn't last forever. So when it finally came to an end at 32 innings against Pittsburgh, the Los Angeles Dodgers' veteran pitcher shrugged. "I wasn't really thinking about the streak to begin with," Ryu said. There were more pressing...
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New York Yankees' Clint Frazier, right, and Kendrys Morales (36) celebrate after they scored on a single by Austin Romine during the second inning of the second baseball game in a doubleheader against the Kansas City Royals, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 26, 2019 - 12:44 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Chance Adams didn't get to Kauffman Stadium on Saturday until midway through the first game of a day-night doubleheader. He had an early flight out of Syracuse, New York, then caught a connecting flight in Chicago before finally getting to the stadium around 1 p.m. Adams,...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa, right, hits a game-winning RBI single as Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez watches during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Houston. The Astros won 4-3. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 26, 2019 - 12:02 am
HOUSTON (AP) — With the bases loaded in the ninth inning, Carlos Correa had a straight-forward approach. "I'm thinking, 'I've got to finish this game,'" Correa said. He did, hitting an RBI single to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton delivers against the Cleveland Indians during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
May 25, 2019 - 11:52 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Charlie Morton returned to the clubhouse Saturday afternoon and waited. Then he waited some more, anticipating the arrival of thunderstorms that never materialized. The delay didn't faze him, nor did it stop his career-best unbeaten streak. Morton struck out a season-high 10 and...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Jedd Gyorko (3) is congratulated by teammate Matt Carpenter (13) after hitting a three-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, May 25, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
May 25, 2019 - 10:10 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis' four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as St. Louis improved to 7-15 in May. The Cardinals (26-25...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard, left, showers Tomas Nido with popcorn after Nido hit a walk-off solo home run off Detroit Tigers relief pitcher Buck Farmer during the 13th inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 25, 2019, in New York. The Mets won 5-4. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
May 25, 2019 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Needing to play catch-up yet again, the New York Mets got their biggest swings from backstops Tomás Nido and Wilson Ramos in another dramatic win. Nido homered against Buck Farmer leading off the 13th inning, Ramos went deep twice and the Mets beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Saturday...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Jake Arrieta throws to the Milwaukee Brewers during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
May 25, 2019 - 9:13 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies ace Jake Arrieta was terrific in his first win in a month. The Milwaukee Brewers felt he got some help from plate umpire Mike Estabrook. Arrieta pitched eight effective innings, Andrew McCutchen homered and the Phillies beat the Brewers 7-2 on Saturday. "A...
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