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Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire reacts to being thrown out of the baseball game by Todd Tichenor, left, during the fifth inning against the Chicago White Sox in Detroit, Friday, April 19, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
April 20, 2019 - 12:01 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The game between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox has been postponed because of rain and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader on Aug. 6. The teams will wrap up the series on Sunday with a different approach to pitching. The Tigers will bump left-hander Daniel Norris (0-0, 4...
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Chicago White Sox's Tim Anderson (7) celebrates scoring against the Detroit Tigers in the sixth inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Thursday, April 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
April 20, 2019 - 9:46 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson didn't go into detail Friday about what he said during a bench-clearing fracas with Kansas City earlier in the week after a report that he directed a racial slur at Royals pitcher Brad Keller. Anderson was suspended one game for his actions...
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New York Mets' Jacob deGrom (48) takes a deep breath after walking Atlanta Braves Freddie Freeman, left, during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, April 14, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
April 20, 2019 - 3:18 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BOUR BLUNDER Angels slugger Justin Bour looks to improve his baserunning after yet another blunder on the bags. He failed to run out a popup in a tie game in the eighth, and the Mariners alertly let the ball and turned it into an easy, inning-...
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Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon celebrates a walk-off home run against the Philadelphia Phillies during the 12th inning of a baseball game Friday, April 19, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
April 20, 2019 - 3:17 am
DENVER (AP) — With one final swing, Charlie Blackmon went from worrying about a game-ending strikeout to celebrating a game-winning home run. Blackmon hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-3 on Friday night in a game that saw two Phillies...
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Seattle Mariners' Omar Narvaez points to his dugout as he round first after hitting a solo home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Friday, April 19, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
April 20, 2019 - 2:38 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Bour shouted, turned his head and headed back toward the bench. He wasn't watching the ball, but Dee Gordon was watching him. Bour blundered again on the bases, this time failing to run out a popup that the Seattle Mariners turned into an easy double play Friday night...
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Cincinnati Reds' Derek Dietrich watches his two-run home run during the 11th inning of the team's baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Friday, April 19, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
April 20, 2019 - 2:09 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Derek Dietrich heard the chatter from the dugout, with teammate Tucker Barnhart's voice rising above the others. "He kind of goaded me into it," Dietrich said. After being inserted into the game in the ninth inning as a pinch-hitter, Dietrich followed Barnhart's advice and hit a...
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Boston Red Sox's Christian Vazquez, right, celebrates with third base coach Carlos Febles after hitting a two-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Ryan Yarbrough during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 19, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
April 20, 2019 - 2:05 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mookie Betts and Mitch Moreland hit back-to-back homers for the go-ahead runs in the eighth inning and the struggling Boston Red Sox beat the MLB-best Tampa Bay Rays 6-4 on Friday night. With the game tied at 4, Betts hit a leadoff shot off Diego Castillo (0-2) and...
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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Marcus Stroman works against the Oakland Athletics in the first inning of a baseball game Friday, April 19, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
April 20, 2019 - 1:40 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Of anybody who might have cost Marcus Stroman a complete game, old pal Kendrys Morales did it with a leadoff double in the ninth. "K-Mo, that's my guy, I love K-Mo," Stroman said of his teammate until Morales' trade to Oakland last month. "He put a great swing on a bad pitch...
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New York Mets' Pete Alonso (20) is congratulated by Michael Conforto (30) after hitting a solo home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday, April 19, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 20, 2019 - 1:36 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pete Alonso has slugged opposing relievers during the first month of his big league career. The powerful Mets rookie struck again Friday night, blasting his seventh home run in New York's 5-4 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals. "He just grinds out every at-bat," Mets manager...
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Pittsburgh Pirates shortstop Erik Gonzalez, left, and center fielder Starling Marte collide going for a ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Yangervis Solarte during the eighth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 19, 2019, in Pittsburgh. (Matt Freed/Pittsburgh Post-Gazette via AP)
April 20, 2019 - 12:52 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates right-hander Jordan Lyles expects to make his next start after an injury scare Friday night. It's not so certain if center fielder Starling Marte and shortstop Erik González will be so lucky. Lyles cruised through six innings before taking a line drive off his pitching...
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