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Texas Rangers designated hitter Willie Calhoun hits a two-run home run off Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Jorge Lopez during the first inning of a baseball game at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
May 22, 2019 - 2:11 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers outfielder Willie Calhoun has been placed on the 10-day injured list because of a left quad strain. The move was made Wednesday, a day after Calhoun aggravated his quad as a baserunner when trying to beat a throw to first base in the sixth inning of a win over...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, May 17, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 22, 2019 - 3:02 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: CURTAIN UP! LIGHT THE LIGHTS! Max Scherzer, the 2016 and '17 NL Cy Young Award winner, starts for Washington and Jacob deGrom, the 2018 NL Cy Young winner, starts for the New York Mets in a rematch of opening-day starters. The Mets won the opener...
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Minnesota Twins' Marwin Gonzalez, right, and Eddie Rosario celebrate Gonzalez's two-run home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, May 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
May 22, 2019 - 2:49 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Marwin Gonzalez keeps coming through for the Minnesota Twins. The designated hitter homered and drove in three runs as the Twins rallied for an 8-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. Gonzalez's two-run shot in the sixth tied the game at three. Minnesota...
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San Diego Padres' Eric Hosmer reacts after hitting a two-run home run during the sixth inning of the team's baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 22, 2019 - 1:39 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Eric Hosmer didn't wait to jump on Zack Greinke when he got a pitch to hit. Hosmer's two-run, opposite-field home run off Greinke highlighted the three-run sixth inning that carried the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 victory against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Greinke (6-...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw pitches 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 22, 2019 - 1:21 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Clayton Kershaw took a shutout into the seventh inning in his first start at Tropicana Field and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-3 on Tuesday night. The three-time NL Cy Young Award winner (4-0) wound up allowing two runs, six hits, one walk and had...
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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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