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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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April 26, 2018 - 6:14 pm
Dexter Fowler's 13th-inning single capped a comeback from a pair of deficits Thursday and gave the St. Louis Cardinals a 4-3 victory over the New York Mets.
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Apr 26, 2018; Bronx, NY, USA; New York Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez (24) celebrates after hitting a three run home run in the ninth inning against the Minnesota Twins to win the game at Yankee Stadium. Mandatory Credit: Noah K. Murray-USA TODAY Sports
April 26, 2018 - 5:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) - Gary Sanchez hit a three-run homer off Fernando Rodney in the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees beat the Minnesota Twins 4-3 Thursday to complete a four-game sweep and extend their winning streak to six. New York was held hitless through five innings and trailed 3-0 before...
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April 25, 2018 - 10:52 pm
Didi Gregorius homered for the fourth straight game and added two RBIs to his major league-leading total, sending the New York Yankees past the Minnesota Twins 7-4 in a hazy fog Wednesday night for their fifth consecutive victory.
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New York Mets right fielder Jay Bruce (19) hits a solo home run off of St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Matt Bowman (not pictured) during the tenth inning at Busch Stadium. Jeff Curry-USA TODAY Sports
Matt Dwyer
April 25, 2018 - 5:41 am
By JOE HARRIS , Associated Press ST. LOUIS (AP) — A slumping Jay Bruce took extra batting practice before Tuesday night's game. The extra swings paid off handsomely. Bruce hit a tiebreaking homer in the 10th inning, Yoenis Cespedes launched a majestic, three-run shot and the New York Mets rallied...
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