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San Francisco Giants' Evan Longoria watches his RBI double in front of Atlanta Braves catcher Brian McCann during the first inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
May 22, 2019 - 1:16 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Joe Panik hit a game-ending two-run single off Atlanta closer Luke Jackson with two outs in the ninth to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 4-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Tuesday night. Brandon Crawford began the comeback with a one-out single. After Steven Duggar struck...
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Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr., left, and Jason Heyward, right, douse Javier Baez, center, with ice cubes after Baez hit a game winning RBI-single against the Philadelphia Phillies during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
May 22, 2019 - 12:35 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The heart of the Chicago Cubs' lineup, including a taped-up Javier Báez, proved to be too much for the Philadelphia Phillies and their tired bullpen. Báez's pinch-hit single capped a two-run, ninth-inning rally and lifted the Cubs over Philadelphia 3-2 on Tuesday night to stop the...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander follows through on a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 22, 2019 - 12:30 am
HOUSTON (AP) — As Houston's Justin Verlander flirted with a no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox, he took a moment to scan the seats behind home plate to see whether childhood idol Nolan Ryan, who threw a record seven no-hitters, was watching from his usual seat behind the plate. After throwing...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Rowdy Tellez watches his three-run home run against the Boston Red Sox during the fifth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Toronto. It was Tellez's second homer of the night. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 22, 2019 - 12:28 am
TORONTO (AP) — It turns out Rowdy Tellez can hit left-handers, too. Tellez went deep twice and collected a career-high five RBIs, leading the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox. It was the first multihomer game for the 24-year-old rookie, who bats from the left side. Three...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Lance Lynn jumps off the mound after giving up an RBI single to Seattle Mariners' Omar Narvaez during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
May 22, 2019 - 12:26 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Gutty pitching performances came in different sizes for the Texas Rangers in their 5-3 win over the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday night. Lance Lynn allowed two runs over seven innings and Shawn Kelley earned the save hours after learning that two lumps removed from his throat...
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New York Mets Carlos Gomez, left, celebrates with the Mets Amed Rosario (1) after the Mets defeated the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Rosario's game-winning, walk-off, run-scoring single during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in New York. Nationals left fielder Juan Soto (22) watches the festivities. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 22, 2019 - 12:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — With the Mets trailing by a run in the eighth inning, Pete Alonso drove a fastball from Tanner Rainey down the left-field line, well over the foul pole. "I talked to it," Alonso said. "I was like 'stay fair, please' and it listened." Alonso set the Mets rookie record for home runs...
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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Sonny Gray throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
May 21, 2019 - 11:41 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — With Christian Yelich on the bench, Milwaukee couldn't even get a runner past second base. Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Brewers, who were missing Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds' 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 21, 2019 - 11:31 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers just keep winning when Clayton Kershaw is on the mound. Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner...
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Miami Marlins' Chad Wallach hits an RBI double in the 11th inning of the team's baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
May 21, 2019 - 10:52 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Chad Wallach hit a tiebreaking double in the 11th inning, and the Miami Marlins beat Detroit 5-4 on Tuesday night after the Tigers tied it in a wild bottom of the ninth. Detroit forced extra innings by scoring two unearned runs off Miami closer Sergio Romo. The bottom of the ninth...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander follows through on a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
May 21, 2019 - 10:35 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Justin Verlander of the Houston Astros had his no-hitter against the Chicago White Sox broken up with one out in the seventh on a home run by Jose Abreu. Verlander retired his first five batters with three strikeouts before walking Yonder Alonso with two outs in the second. But he...
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