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May 2, 2018; Boston, MA, USA; Boston Red Sox right fielder Mookie Betts (50) at bat during the fifth inning against the Kansas City Royals at Fenway Park. Mandatory Credit: Greg M. Cooper-USA TODAY Sports
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May 02, 2018 - 4:17 pm
BOSTON (AP) - Mookie Betts belted three solo homers and J.D. Martinez also went deep, powering the Boston Red Sox to a 5-4 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday. It was the fourth three-homer game for the 25-year-old Betts, who snapped a tie with Hall of Famer Ted Williams for most three...
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Kansas City Royals right fielder Jorge Soler (12) hits a three run home during the thirteenth inning against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park. Bob DeChiara-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Dwyer
May 02, 2018 - 1:50 am
By DOUG ALDEN Associated Press BOSTON (AP) — The Kansas City Royals just wouldn't stop rallying against the Red Sox. Alex Gordon hit a tying home run off Craig Kimbrel in the ninth inning, and Jorge Soler slugged a three-run homer in the 13th and the Royals beat Boston 7-6 on Tuesday night. "They...
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New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez (24) celebrates with teammates after hitting a home run during the ninth inning against the Houston Astros at Minute Maid Park.Troy Taormina-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Dwyer
May 02, 2018 - 1:46 am
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Not long after Gary Sanchez delivered a knockout blow for the New York Yankees on Tuesday night with a three-run homer off Ken Giles in the ninth inning, the Houston closer landed a shot of his own. Giles punched himself twice — with the second...
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May 01, 2018 - 10:32 pm
Mike Soroka pitched six impressive innings to win his major league debut for Atlanta, and the baby Braves hammered Noah Syndergaard at the outset of a 3-2 victory over the New York Mets on Tuesday night.
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May 01, 2018 - 1:47 pm
As LeBron and the Cavs get set for the Raptors, we’re here to rank his Game 7 performances from worst to best.
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Charlie Morton (50) pitches against the New York Yankees in the first inning at Minute Maid Park. Thomas B. Shea-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Dwyer
May 01, 2018 - 6:01 am
By KRISTIE RIEKEN AP Sports Writer HOUSTON (AP) — Charlie Morton and the Houston Astros ended the New York Yankees' winning streak Monday night — and they think they sent a little message in the process. Morton pitched two-hit ball into the eighth inning and struck out 10 as the defending World...
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AP
April 30, 2018 - 10:38 pm
Xander Bogaerts hit a grand slam over the Green Monster and the Boston Red Sox finished April with their most wins ever by beating the Kansas City Royals 10-6 on Monday night.
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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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