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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Jack Flaherty throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, June 22, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
June 22, 2018 - 10:36 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals rookie Jack Flaherty is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Milwaukee Brewers. Flaherty has struck out 11, walked two and thrown 94 pitches Friday night at Miller Park. The 22-year-old right-hander began the night with a 3-2 record and a 2.66...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge has words for home plate umpire Phil Cuzzi after being called out on strikes during the third inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Friday, June 22, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 22, 2018 - 10:34 pm
ST. PETERSBURG. Fla. (AP) — Six Tampa Bay pitchers combined on a five-hitter, and the Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-1 Friday night. Utilizing a bullpen day, the Rays improved to 14-31 against teams with a .500 or better record with the victory over the team with the majors' best record. Winner...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, right, follows through on a grand slam against the New York Mets during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, June 22, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
June 22, 2018 - 10:12 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit a grand slam to break a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sinking New York Mets 5-2 on Friday night behind Alex Wood's effective pitching. Yasiel Puig added a solo home run in the ninth, and the defending NL champions won their...
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Cincinnati Reds' Eugenio Suarez (7) celebrates with Joey Votto (19) after hitting a two-run home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
June 22, 2018 - 9:53 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez hit a go-ahead homer off Jose Quintana in the fifth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for their fifth straight victory Friday night, 6-3 over the Chicago Cubs. The Reds have won the first two games in the series, a recent rarity in the rivalry. It's only the...
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FILE - In this May 6, 2018, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Roberto Osuna throws during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in St. Petersburg, Fla. Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball’s domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss about half of the season. (AP Photo/Jason Behnken, File)
June 22, 2018 - 9:04 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays closer Roberto Osuna has agreed to a suspension through Aug. 4 under baseball's domestic violence policy, discipline that will cause him to miss about half of the season. Osuna has not pitched since May 6, two days before he was put on administrative leave when he...
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Oregon State's Jack Anderson (29) and Michael Gretler (10) celebrate after they scored against Mississippi State on a triple by Zak Taylor during the seventh inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 22, 2018. Oregon State won 12-2. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 22, 2018 - 8:34 pm
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — It has been decades since an offense at the College World Series has been as prolific as Oregon State's. The good times — and the runs — kept rolling for the Beavers in a 12-2 win over Mississippi State on Friday. Oregon State used a five-run second inning to build a big lead,...
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Oakland Athletics' Franklin Barreto hits a three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the second inning of the first game of a baseball doubleheader in Chicago, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
June 22, 2018 - 8:21 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Franklin Barreto insisted he didn't make any big adjustments at the plate to spark this power surge. It's just happening, and he sure is enjoying it. Barreto hit a pair of three-run homers and the Oakland Athletics won their season-high fifth in a row, pounding the Chicago White Sox...
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FILE - In this May 31, 2018, file photo, Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the third inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles. Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday, June 23, 2018, starting for the Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong, File)
June 22, 2018 - 7:46 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Clayton Kershaw is set to make a surprise return from the disabled list Saturday night, starting for the Los Angeles Dodgers in a marquee matchup against New York Mets ace Jacob deGrom. Kershaw has been sidelined since June 1 with a lower back strain. The three-time Cy Young Award...
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Ichiro Suzuki, special assistant to the chairman of the Seattle Mariners, wears a fake mustache and a hoodie as he sits in the dugout and watches the New York Yankees bat during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, June 21, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. Suzuki donned a Bobby Valentine-style disguise and sneaked into the Seattle dugout to watch a bit of the action at Yankee Stadium. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)
June 22, 2018 - 6:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais kept up the ruse on Friday night, denying that he saw Ichiro Suzuki in disguise in the Mariners dugout at Yankee Stadium. And he mostly kept a straight face as he said it. In a performance almost as transparent as the fake mustache and hoodie the former...
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Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun, right, is congratulated by Andrelton Simmons after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Thursday, June 21, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
June 22, 2018 - 2:55 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Kole Calhoun, Luis Valbuena and the Los Angeles Angels seem to be hitting their way out of a long funk. Valbuena homered twice, Calhoun connected for the second consecutive game and the Angels defeated the Toronto Blue Jays 8-5 on Thursday night. The Angels have won two...
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