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June 09, 2019 - 8:16 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Brandon Lowe hardly looks like he has the build of someone that hit two balls as deep as he did in Fenway Park. He even surprised his own team. Lowe hit a pair of solo homers into the center-field bleachers that totaled 890 feet, Blake Snell baffled Boston's lineup and the Tampa Bay...
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June 09, 2019 - 7:58 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 17 points and 13 rebounds, Alyssa Thomas also had a double-double and the Connecticut Sun turned back the Atlanta Dream 65-59 on Sunday. Thomas, who had 12 points and 12 rebounds, ended a three-minute dry spell with a jumper to that put the Sun up 59-57 with 3½...
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Jun 6, 2019; New York City, NY, USA; New York Mets first baseman Dominic Smith (22) rounds the bases after hitting a home run against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning at Citi Field. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports
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June 06, 2019 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Amed Rosario and Dominic Smith hit back-to-back home runs to begin the first inning, then Todd Frazier hit a tiebreaking drive in the eighth that sent the New York Mets over the San Francisco Giants 7-3 Thursday. Pinch-hitter Jeff McNeil singled home the tying run in the seventh for...
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June 02, 2019 - 11:19 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Anthony Prato homered and three Connecticut relievers combined for seven shutout innings and 14 strikeouts, leading the Huskies to a 5-2 win over Oklahoma State on Sunday night at the NCAA Oklahoma City regional. UConn forced a second regional final Monday, with the winner...
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May 31, 2019 - 12:16 am
TORONTO (AP) _ Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night. The Raptors hardly looked like newcomers to the NBA's biggest stage, controlling the action...
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Apr 17, 2019; Bronx, NY, USA; Boston Red Sox left fielder J.D. Martinez (28) celebrates a solo home run in front of New York Yankees catcher Austin Romine (28) during the first inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
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May 30, 2019 - 5:28 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - The game between the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees has been postponed Thursday before an impending storm. It will be made up as part of a day/night doubleheader on Aug. 3. New York leads the AL East with a 36-19 record. Boston is 7 1-2 games behind the Yankees at 29-27. The...
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May 29, 2019; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton (65) pitches against the San Diego Padres during the first inning at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Adam Hunger-USA TODAY Sports
May 29, 2019 - 4:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - DJ LeMahieu and Luke Voit jolted prime rookie Chris Paddack with instant home runs, James Paxton pitched four hitless innings in his return from the injured list and the New York Yankees beat the San Diego Padres 7-0 Wednesday. Gio Urshela also connected off Paddack, Gleyber Torres...
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May 29, 2019 - 2:22 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) _ Michael Conforto's first career grand slam snapped a seventh-inning tie and the New York Mets beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Tuesday night. Conforto struck out twice but his five RBIs helped the Mets end a six-game road skid. The Dodgers' bullpen imploded in the seventh taking...
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FILE PHOTO -- The Yale Bulldogs celebrate after defeating the Penn State Nittany Lions in the 2019 NCAA Division I Men's Lacrosse Championship Semifinals at Lincoln Financial Field on May 25, 2019 in Philadelphia, Pennsylvania. (Photo by Mitchell Leff/Getty Images)
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May 27, 2019 - 4:18 pm
By DAVE ZEITLIN Associated Press PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Matt Moore scored four goals and Virginia won its sixth NCAA lacrosse championship, beating defending champion Yale 13-9 in the national title game Monday. Michael Kraus added three goals and Alex Rode made 13 saves for the Cavaliers (17-3), who...
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May 26, 2019 - 11:36 pm
HOUSTON (AP) _ Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora was asked after a 4-1 win over the Astros if he uses the two recent series against Houston as a measuring stick for how good his team is. ``No, I don't,'' Cora said with a grin. ``If I say that, then they've got bragging rights.'' Rafael Devers...
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