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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 25, 2019 - 2:53 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WHAT A STRING Rays right-hander Charlie Morton hasn't lost in his last 17 starts, going 7-0 with a 3.21 ERA in a span that started last August with Houston. Morton (4-0, 2.65) faces Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in Cleveland. Morton's streak is...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Adam Jones watches his three-run home run in front of San Francisco Giants catcher Stephen Vogt during the fifth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Friday, May 24, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 25, 2019 - 1:57 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night. Arizona had been held to 12 runs during a five-game losing streak before...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Olson, right, celebrates with Stephen Piscotty (25) and Marcus Semien, center, after hitting a three-run home run off Seattle Mariners' Wade LeBlanc during the fourth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 25, 2019 - 1:55 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Friday night for their seventh straight win. Stephen Piscotty also homered and singled twice to extend his on-base streak to 22 games...
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Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story smiles after hitting a game-ending, two-run home run off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Mychal Givens during a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Denver. The Rockies won 8-6. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
May 25, 2019 - 1:36 am
DENVER (AP) — Trevor Story did a little fist pump after his seventh-inning shot. Just a way to commemorate becoming the fastest shortstop to reach 100 homers. His 101st in the ninth? Now that was celebrated with a lot more gusto. "I love that one," Story said of his 100th, "but I'll take the ninth-...
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Los Angeles Angels' Brian Goodwin (18) is congratulated by teammate Tommy La Stella, left, after hitting a two-run home run as Texas Rangers catcher Isiah Kiner-Falefa stands at the plate during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 25, 2019 - 1:32 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Hunter Pence had a two-run single in the seventh inning, Shin Soo-Choo homered and Drew Smyly got his first win in almost three years as the Texas Rangers rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night. Smyly (1-3) went six innings to get his first win...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Andrew McCutchen gestures after hitting an RBI double during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday, May 24, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
May 25, 2019 - 1:31 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies needed a big performance from their bullpen after Jerad Eickhoff struggled. Vince Velasquez and company delivered. Five relievers combined for six scoreless innings and Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double to help Philadelphia beat the Milwaukee...
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Minnesota Twins' Miguel Sano jogs home on a solo home run off Chicago White Sox pitcher Reynaldo Lopez, right, during the third inning of a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
May 25, 2019 - 1:16 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Though they're not yet one-third of the way through the season, the Minnesota Twins have been putting on quite the show. These first 50 games were packed with big hits and broken records. Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of three home runs in another powerful...
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Detroit Tigers' JaCoby Jones (21) runs on his second-inning two-run home run in a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, May 24, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 25, 2019 - 12:58 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Winless for almost two weeks, the Detroit Tigers finally busted loose for nine runs and needed every last one of them. JaCoby Jones homered and had a career-high four RBIs , including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Tigers halted...
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From left to right, Washington Nationals outfielders Juan Soto, Victor Robles and Adam Eaton celebrate after a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, May 24, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)
May 25, 2019 - 12:45 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals have endured early season struggles, yet manager Dave Martinez keeps reiterating that his team never gives up. The Nationals proved their manager right Friday night, battling back from three- and four-run deficits to snap a season-worst five game losing...
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Atlanta Braves' Dansby Swanson follows through on a two-run home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, May 24, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
May 25, 2019 - 12:43 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — A little lineup tweak is working out quite well for Dansby Swanson and the Atlanta Braves. Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and Atlanta beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night. The Braves improved to 11-3 since manager...
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