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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws against the Toronto Blue Jays during the first inning of their baseball game in Toronto, Monday, May 20, 2019. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 20, 2019 - 5:54 pm
TORONTO (AP) — David Price returned to the Boston Red Sox with another outstanding performance against Toronto Blue Jays. The 33-year-old left-hander did not allow any earned runs over five innings in a 12-2 rout Monday that improved his record against the Blue Jays to 22-3, including 13-1 in 18...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa (1) and George Springer (4) celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox in a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, May 18, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
May 20, 2019 - 2:48 am
Take away George Springer and Jose Altuve, and maybe the Houston Astros start to look a little more beatable. Maybe. The Boston Red Sox finally snapped Houston's 10-game winning streak Sunday with a 4-3 victory after Springer left the game with lower back stiffness. The Astros were already playing...
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New York Mets manager Mickey Callaway stands in the dugout before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 20, 2019 - 2:08 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MANAGING EXPECTATIONS Mets manager Mickey Callaway is on the hot seat as his slumping team returns home to play NL East rival Washington. New York (20-25) has lost five straight and was swept in three games at lowly Miami over the weekend,...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo celebrates his home run in the dugout during the third inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 19, 2019 - 10:41 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Anthony Rizzo homered, Albert Almora Jr. had three hits and the Chicago Cubs held off the Washington Nationals for a 6-5 victory Sunday night. Chicago led 6-1 before Washington closed to within a run on a three-run homer by Anthony Rendon in the sixth inning and a solo home run by...
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Kansas City Royals starting pitcher Danny Duffy throws to the plate during the second inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 19, 2019 - 9:58 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Danny Duffy had a rooting section on the road and gave his pals plenty to cheer about. The veteran left-hander from California won his third straight start and the Kansas City Royals stopped a four-game skid Sunday with a 5-1 victory over the Los Angeles Angels. Hunter Dozier...
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San Francisco Giants' Pablo Sandoval, right, is congratulated by teammate Brandon Crawford (35) after hitting a pinch-hit home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks during the 10th inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Ralph Freso)
May 19, 2019 - 9:01 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Pablo Sandoval and Brandon Crawford, two of San Francisco's oldest players, did not start Sunday's game. By the time it was over, they had made the two biggest plays, allowing the Giants to leave the desert with a series win. Sandoval opened the 10th inning with a pinch-hit homer...
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Seattle Mariners' Edwin Encarnacion swings for a three-run home run on a pitch from Minnesota Twins' Trevor May during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/John Froschauer)
May 19, 2019 - 9:00 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Edwin Encarnacion made several nice plays at first base early in the game, then hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning that helped the Seattle Mariners beat Minnesota 7-4 Sunday, snapping the Twins' five-game winning streak. Mitch Haniger and Daniel Vogelbach hit back-to-back...
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Texas Rangers Danny Santana (38) is greeted by teammate Hunter Pence, right, after scoring the winning run off a sacrifice fly by Nomar Mazara in the 10th inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/ Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 19, 2019 - 8:57 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward hadn't planned on using Danny Santana, a day after he was hit in the right ankle by a fastball from Carlos Martinez and forced to make an early exit. But Woodward learned 40 minutes before gametime Sunday that Santana said he was totally...
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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Joe Musgrove works against a San Diego Padres batter during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 19, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
May 19, 2019 - 7:41 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Colin Moran hit a three-run home run and finished with four RBIs, and Joe Musgrove beat his hometown Padres for the second time in as many seasons as the Pittsburgh Pirates won 6-4 Sunday to take three of four. Musgrove (3-4) was the second straight alum of Grossmont High in...
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Oakland Athletics' Stephen Piscotty swings to connect for a two-run double to right field during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
May 19, 2019 - 7:21 pm
DETROIT (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are closing in on a 16th straight win over Detroit — but they'll have to wait 3½ months before trying to finish it off. The A's led the Tigers 5-3 in the bottom of the seventh inning Sunday when the game was suspended because of rain. Oakland scored twice in the...
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