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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, center, is greeted in the dugout after scoring on a double by David Fletcher during the fourth inning of the tema's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 15, 2019 - 12:40 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols doesn't want to talk about his growing list of accomplishments until his career comes to an end. That leaves the task to the rest of baseball, and they are running out of ways to describe Pujols' illustrious time in the game. Pujols...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols, center, is greeted in the dugout after scoring on a double by David Fletcher during the fourth inning of the tema's baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday, Aug. 14, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
August 14, 2019 - 11:36 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols had two hits and three RBIs Wednesday and set the major league record for career hits by a foreign-born player, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-4 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates. Pujols had an RBI single in the 4th inning. His 3,167th hit moved him...
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Boston Red Sox's Rafael Devers runs heads toward first on a two-run double during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Tuesday, Aug. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
August 14, 2019 - 10:28 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Rafael Devers wasn't trying to make history, it just happened. Boston's third baseman became the first major league player to record six hits and four doubles in the same game as the Red Sox beat the Cleveland Indians 7-6 in 10 innings on Tuesday night. Devers went 6 for 6 and...
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August 13, 2019 - 12:19 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A rental vehicle being used by ESPN baseball analyst Alex Rodriguez was broken into Sunday night, and Rodriguez said several items of a personal and sentimental nature were stolen. The break-in happened while Rodriguez and other members of ESPN's "Sunday Night Baseball" crew...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, and Gleyber Torres (25) celebrate after Torres' three-run home run during the fifth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 12, 2019 - 11:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres walked to the plate in the eighth inning with runners on first and second, two outs and the Yankees ahead by five runs. Baltimore called for an intentional walk, and who could blame the Orioles? Torres hit three of New York's seven home runs in an 8-5, 11-8...
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South Korea's Mi Jung Hur lines up her putt at the 14th hole during day two of the Ladies Golf Scottish Open at the Renaissance Club, in North Berwick, Britain, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019. (Kenny Smith/PA via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 4:33 pm
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Mi Jung Hur surged into a two-shot lead Friday in the rain-delayed second round of the Ladies Scottish Open, getting the best of the draw and finishing in the early evening with a 9-under 62. Players with morning tee times dealt with heavy wind and rain at The...
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This 2019 photo provided by USA Gymnastics shows Li Li Leung. New USA Gymnastics president and CEO Li Li Leung has no problem with Olympic champion Simone Biles or any other member of the sport speaking out. In fact, Leung welcomes it, well aware it's part of the healing process for the embattled organization in the wake of the Larry Nassar scandal. (Wendy Barrows Photography/USA Gymnastics via AP)
August 08, 2019 - 4:54 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Li Li Leung wants Simone Biles to speak up whenever, however and wherever the Olympic gymnastics champion sees fit. It's a freedom that Leung, USA Gymnastics president and chief executive officer, stressed isn't reserved for the sport's biggest star. If the embattled...
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August 08, 2019 - 2:47 pm
NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Jane Park, Anne van Dam and Mi Hyang Lee took advantage of calm conditions in the opening round of the Ladies Scottish Open on Thursday, shooting 8-under 63s to share the lead. Lee won the Ladies Scottish Open two years ago at Dundonald. The veteran Park and the...
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New York Yankees' Brett Gardner (11) slides into second as Baltimore Orioles shortstop Richie Martin (1) tries to catch the throw from the outfield on a double by Gardner during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019, in Baltimore. The Yankees won 14-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 08, 2019 - 1:02 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Gio Urshela and Kyle Higashioka each hit two home runs, and the Yankees' long-ball outburst against the Baltimore Orioles reached historical proportions Wednesday night in a 14-2 blowout that extended New York's winning streak to eight games. Urshela had a pair of two-run drives,...
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August 07, 2019 - 12:21 pm
VIRGINIA WATER, England (AP) — In a story Aug. 6 about the European Tour suspending Thorbjorn Olesen pending the outcome of a police investigation, The Associated Press reported that the charges against Olesen included allegations that he assaulted a female passenger while she slept. The charges by...
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