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April 29, 2018 - 9:16 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — Adrian Gonzalez homered, doubled and drove in five runs against his former team, and Zack Wheeler struck out nine in five innings for the New York Mets, who overwhelmed the San Diego Padres 14-2 on Sunday. The 14 runs and 19 hits were season highs for the Mets, who took two of...
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April 29, 2018 - 8:19 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox closer Craig Kimbrel was on the mound with runners on second and third — twice. At the rate he strikes out batters, it didn't matter. Sandy Leon hit an opposite-field, go-ahead RBI single inside the third-base bag with two outs in the eighth inning and Kimbrel escaped two...
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April 29, 2018 - 6:16 am
BY JILL PAINTER LOPEZ Associated Press ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) _ Masahiro Tanaka was spotted a five-run lead before he ever took the mound on Saturday. The Yankees sent every batter in the lineup to the plate, so he waited longer than usual to pitch the first inning. He had a comfortable 10-run lead...
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April 28, 2018 - 9:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos went deep again and scored on Denard Span's inside-the-park homer, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 12-6 on Saturday for their eighth consecutive victory. It's the longest win streak for Tampa Bay since taking nine in a row in July 2014. The resurgent...
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April 28, 2018 - 8:19 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) - The New York Mets gave Jacob deGrom a one-run lead right away and the big right-hander made it stand up until Asdrubal Cabrera added on with an impressive home run. DeGrom held San Diego to five hits in 7 1/3 innings to win for the first time in four starts and Cabrera hit a three-...
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April 28, 2018 - 8:13 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) - Didi Gregorius wasn't so sure about a curtain call after his 10th-inning home run. Understandable, given his New York Yankees were on the road. A big contingent of Yankees fans in Anaheim implored him to do it, and Aaron Judge convinced him. ``It was a little weird for me,''...
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April 27, 2018 - 10:42 pm
Blake Snell worked into the eighth inning and struck out nine, and the Tampa Bay Rays held off the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night for their seventh consecutive victory.
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USA guard Diana Taurasi (12) before the game against Spain in the women's basketball gold medal match during the Rio 2016 Summer Olympic Games. RVR Photos-USA TODAY Sports
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April 27, 2018 - 5:42 am
By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Diana Taurasi admits that she's learning on the fly about being a parent. The WNBA great's wife Penny Taylor gave birth to Leo Michael Taurasi-Taylor on March 1. The two parents will celebrate their one-year wedding anniversary next month. "There's no book, no...
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April 26, 2018 - 10:51 pm
J.D. Martinez hit a three-run homer, Chris Sale won for the first time in three starts and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Thursday night.
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April 26, 2018 - 7:22 pm
Tyler Austin's was cut from five games to four by John McHale Jr., a special assistant to baseball commissioner Rob Manfred, and the New York first baseman will start serving the penalty on Friday when the Yankees open a series at the Los Angeles Angels.
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