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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich, second from left, is checked on by home plate umpire Kerwin Danley, manager Craig Counsell, second from right, and a trainer after an injury while batting during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Sept. 10, 2019, in Miami. Yelich broke his right kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the regular season. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
September 12, 2019 - 2:02 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich won't need surgery on his broken right kneecap, but the team says it's unlikely he'll return this season. Brewers general manager David Stearns says Yelich's recovery is expected to take eight to 10 weeks. Yelich was back in Milwaukee for tests...
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New York Mets left fielder Rajai Davis (18) celebrates with center fielder Brandon Nimmo (9) as right fielder Juan Lagares (12) heads toward the dugout after the Mets' 9-0 win over Arizona Diamondbacks in a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 12, 2019 - 2:47 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG BROOM The Mets will try for a four-game sweep over Arizona amid a crowded NL wild-card race. The Diamondbacks had won 11 of 13 entering the series, but New York has shut them down completely, outscoring them 15-3 through the first three games...
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Seattle Mariners' Kyle Lewis watches his three-run home run against the Cincinnati Reds during the seventh inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Seattle. Lewis ended a no-hit bid by Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 12, 2019 - 2:45 am
SEATTLE (AP) — There's not much of a scouting report on Seattle Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis. After two major league games, an impressive one is taking shape. Lewis broke up a no-hitter bid with a home run for the second consecutive game, helping the Mariners to a 5-3 win over Sonny Gray and the...
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San Francisco Giants' Corban Joseph hits a grounder that scored a run against the Pittsburgh Pirates during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
September 12, 2019 - 1:32 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Through a long, losing season, the Pittsburgh Pirates have learned to celebrate each other for even the small accomplishments and try to push forward from the times of turmoil — like this week's embarrassing clubhouse fight between a pair of relief pitchers. Felipe Vázquez...
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Kansas City Royals' Jorge Soler hits a two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Carson Fulmer during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 12, 2019 - 12:50 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Kansas City manager Ned Yost believed Jorge Soler would be a great hitter when the Royals traded for the slugger before the 2017 season. Soler is proving Yost right. Soler hit a pair of two-run homers among his career high-matching four hits, leading the Royals to an 8-6 victory over...
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Baltimore Orioles' Jonathan Villar celebrates his three-run home run during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Baltimore. Villar connected for the 6,106th homer in the majors this season. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. The Orioles won 7-3. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 12, 2019 - 12:44 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking, record-setting three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Wednesday night to end a six-game losing streak. Villar's drive off Caleb Ferguson (1-2) was the 6,106th in the majors this season,...
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Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor (12) and Nick Solak celebrate Odor's three-run home run as Ronald Guzman, right rear, watches during the seventh inning of the team's baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays in Arlington, Texas, Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
September 12, 2019 - 12:41 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a go-ahead, three-run homer and the Texas Rangers beat Tampa Bay 10-9 on Wednesday night to end a six-game winning streak by the Rays, who have the AL's top wild-card spot. Tampa Bay (87-60) had four runners thrown out on the bases and saw its lead over...
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A member of the New York City Fire Department greets New York Mets' Pete Alonso during a Sept. 11, 2001, tribute before the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
September 12, 2019 - 12:37 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso has been full of surprises during a memorable rookie season with the Mets. For fans in his new home city, his gesture Wednesday night might be the biggest home run yet. Alonso coordinated the purchase and production of custom 9/11 cleats for Mets players to wear on the...
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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the fifth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
September 12, 2019 - 12:20 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Cincinnati Reds right-hander Sonny Gray lost a no-hit bid in the seventh inning when Seattle Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis hit a three-run homer Wednesday night. Gray hit a batter, issued a walk and got one out in the seventh before Lewis hit a drive out to right-center. Lewis also...
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Kansas City Royals' Jorge Soler hits a two-run home run off Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Carson Fulmer during the eighth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, Sept. 11, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
September 11, 2019 - 11:43 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jorge Soler hit a pair of two-run homers among his career high-matching four hits, leading the Kansas City Royals to an 8-6 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday night. Soler has 43 homers this season, two behind American League leader Mike Trout of the Los Angeles Angels...
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