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The tarp rests on the field after a baseball game between the Minnesota Twins and the Cleveland Indians was postponed due to inclement weather, Friday, Sept. 13, 2019, in Cleveland. The Indians and Twins are scheduled to play a doubleheader Saturday. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
September 13, 2019 - 11:03 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis found a silver lining under the dark clouds — and the rain. After the opener of a three-game AL Central showdown series between Minnesota and Cleveland was washed out Friday night because of thunderstorms, Kipnis said playing a doubleheader on Saturday may benefit the...
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New York Yankees' Edwin Encarnacion, right, celebrates his two-run home run with New York Yankees Gary Sanchez in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
September 13, 2019 - 7:03 pm
TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone said Friday he's "optimistic" both Edwin Encarnación and Gary Sánchez will be able to return before the end of the season, one day after the sluggers were injured in separate games of a doubleheader victory over Detroit. The news was clearer for...
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September 13, 2019 - 2:38 pm
DANVILLE, Va. (AP) — A judge has ordered a psychological evaluation for the man who police say killed the wife, son and mother-in-law of a minor league baseball pitcher. The Danville Register & Bee reports the order was made Thursday by Judge Brian Turpin in the Pittsylvania Juvenile and...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) winds up during the first inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies, Sunday, Sept. 8, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 13, 2019 - 11:13 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: OH, NOAH! Noah Syndergaard is set to pitch — "likely" to Wilson Ramos, manager Mickey Callaway says — when the playoff-contending Mets open a weekend series at home against Clayton Kershaw (13-5, 3.06 ERA) and the NL West champion Dodgers. Kershaw...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, left, Lorenzo Cain (6) and Ben Gamel (16) celebrate after they defeated the Miami Marlin during a baseball game, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 13, 2019 - 10:35 am
MIAMI (AP) — Ryan Braun honored injured teammate Christian Yelich the past two days by wearing his No. 22 jersey underneath his own. Braun then put on a Yelich-like performance Thursday, hitting a two-run homer that helped the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 to complete a four-game...
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Cincinnati Reds' Freddy Galvis watches his grand slam in the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 13, 2019 - 2:56 am
SEATTLE (AP) — One good swing by Freddy Galvis turned things around for the Cincinnati Reds. Galvis' grand slam was that swing for the Cincinnati Reds in an 11-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. After scoring just six runs in two listless losses to the Mariners, Galvis helped the...
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Washington Nationals' left fielder Juan Soto, right, scores on a triple by Asdrubal Cabrera as Minnesota Twins' catcher Mitch Garver chases the ball in the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
September 13, 2019 - 1:40 am
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — A win by the Washington Nationals over the Minnesota Twins made the American League Central Division race a lot more interesting. Anthony Rendon and Juan Soto each homered and drove in three runs as the Nationals beat Minnesota 12-6 Thursday night, cutting the Twins divisional...
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Sunflower seeds fly in the dugout as Seattle Mariners' Kyle Lewis is greeted after he hit a solo home run against the Cincinnati Reds during the fifth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 13, 2019 - 12:22 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis has tied a major league record by hitting a home run in his first three games. Lewis joined Trevor Story as the only players to accomplish the feat. Story connected in his first four games — totaling six homers in that span — for Colorado in 2016. Lewis hit...
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Oakland Athletics Marcus Semien, left, and Matt Olson, center, celebrate at the plate next to Houston Astros catcher Robinson Chirinos, right, after they scored on a two-run home run by Olson during the third inning of a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
September 13, 2019 - 12:07 am
HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Olson hit a two-run homer to back a solid start by Homer Bailey and the Oakland Athletics beat the Houston Astros 3-2 Thursday night to take over the AL wild-card lead. Oakland shook off a 15-0 loss in the opener of this four-game series to win three in a row, beating Cy Young...
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Boston Red Sox's Brock Holt comes in to score on a single by Xander Bogaerts during the seventh inning against the Toronto Blue Jays in a baseball game Thursday, Sept. 12, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
September 12, 2019 - 11:54 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Xander Bogaerts doesn't expect to be the only Boston Red Sox slugger with 30 homers and 50 doubles. Teammate Rafael Devers is a home run away from joining him. Bogaerts hit his 50th double and drove in a run, Marco Hernandez had two RBI and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4...
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