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Harper, Strickland trade punches, Nationals beat Giants 3-0

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An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl during the Washington Nationals' 3-0 win over the Giants. More>>

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Posey avoids "big guys tumbling" in Nats-Giants brawl

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A strange thing happened when Washington Nationals star Bryce Harper charged the mound. More>>

Price uneven in season debut, White Sox get past Red Sox 5-4

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Red Sox lefty David Price had an uneven season debut while Melky Cabrera homered and drove in four runs, helping the Chicago White Sox rally past Boston 5-4. More>>

LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl

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LEADING OFF: Discipline on deck for Harper-Strickland brawl. More>>

Angels star Trout has torn thumb ligament, surgery possible

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Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has a torn ligament in his left thumb and might need surgery that could sideline him for eight weeks. More>>

For first time since 1973, Miami baseball not in NCAAs

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Miami baseball's 44-year run of appearances in the NCAA Tournament has ended. More>>

Basebrawl! Harper, Strickland punch away, Nats-Giants fight

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Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland both landed punches to the head during a wild brawl that erupted after a hit by pitch.Harper was hit in the right hip by Strickland's 98 mph in the eighth inning. More>>

Road wins key so far for surprising Twins, Brewers

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The Minnesota Twins and Milwaukee Brewers are in first place because of their success away from home. More>>

LEADING OFF: Trout gets checked, Price makes season debut

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LEADING OFF: Trout gets checked, Price makes season debut. More>>

16 NCAA baseball regional sites spread among 7 conferences

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Sixteen teams representing seven conferences will host regionals in the NCAA Division I baseball tournament. More>>

Lester and Kershaw rocked in Dodgers' 9-4 sweep of Cubs

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Cody Bellinger, Kike Hernandez hit 3-run homers as Los Angeles Dodgers sweep Chicago Cubs with 9-4 win. More>>

Trout sprains thumb in Angels' 9-2 loss at Miami

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Mike Trout leaves with thumb injury as Los Angeles Angels lose 9-2 to Miami Marlins. More>>

Angels star Trout sprains left thumb at Miami, leaves game

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Mike Trout has left the Los Angeles Angels' game at Miami after jamming his left hand while stealing second base. More>>

White Sox RHP Gonzalez allows first baserunner in seventh

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Chicago White Sox right-hander Miguel Gonzalez has retired the first 18 batters on Sunday. More>>

LEADING OFF: Suzuki learning Dickey; rookies lead Rockies

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LEADING OFF: Kurt Suzuki learning RA Dickey; German Marquez among rookies lead Rockies; Alex Cobb going deep for Rays. More>>

Wainwright baffles Rockies over 7 innings in Cards' 3-0 win

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Adam Wainwright kept up his mastery of the Rockies by scattering three hits over seven innings, Tommy Pham hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat Colorado 3-0 on Saturday night. More>>

Keuchel solid in return from DL as Astros down Orioles 5-2

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Dallas Keuchel had another solid start in his return from the disabled list, and George Springer hit a two-run homer to help the Houston Astros to a 5-2 over the Baltimore Orioles on Saturday night. More>>

Anderson takes no-hit bid into eighth in Brewers win

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Chase Anderson takes no-hit bid into the eighth as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1. More>>

Ex-Senate staffer: Hall of Fame pitcher Jim Bunning has died

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Jim Bunning, a former Hall of Fame pitcher who went on to serve in Congress, has died. He was 85. More>>

Anderson's no-hit bid ended by Ahmed in the eighth inning

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Chase Anderson has a no-hitter through six innings for the Milwaukee Brewers against the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Cleveland Indians unveil statue of Frank Robinson

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Cleveland Indians unveil statue of Frank Robinson before game against Kansas City. More>>

White Sox add Cuban OF Robert in deal that costs team $52M

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White Sox agree to minor league deal with Cuban outfielder Luis Robert. More>>

LEADING OFF: Homer Simpson hits Hall of Fame, Keuchel back

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LEADING OFF: Homer Simpson hits Hall of Fame, Keuchel back. More>>

News flash: Cubs stay classy in 'Anchorman' road trip spoof

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The Chicago Cubs kept it classy on their way to open a road trip in Los Angeles, with the World Series champions dressing as characters from the Will Ferrell comedy "Anchorman: The Legend of Ron Burgundy.''. More>>

Wood stays undefeated as Dodgers blank Cubs 4-0

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Alex Wood allowed two hits over five scoreless innings, Chase Utley and Adrian Gonzalez homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the Chicago Cubs 4-0 on Friday night in the series opener. More>>

From Harper to Puckett, Grand Junction a JUCO baseball mecca

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Getting to Grand Junction, Colorado, means you've made it to the JUCO World Series. And for every junior college player, that has been the dream destination since 1959. More>>

Babe Ruth contract, 1927 ring up for auction

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Two items that can be considered the Holy Grail of Ben Ruth memorabilia are up for auction. More>>

FANTASY PLAYS: Conforto king of NY over Judge?

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FANTASY PLAYS: Conforto king of NY over Judge?. More>>

LEADING OFF: deGrom seeks dry weather, Senzatela 7th win

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LEADING OFF: deGrom seeks dry weather, Senzatela looks for 7th win, Wood hopes for 6-0 start. More>>

Ray gives up 2 hits in 7 innings, D-backs beat Brewers 4-0

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Robbie Ray pitched seven innings of two-hit ball to lower the NL's second-best road ERA to 0.081, Gregor Blanco and Chris Owings homered, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-0 for their ninth win in 10 games. More>>

Boston's Price set to make season debut Monday at White Sox

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Red Sox pitcher David Price is set to make his season debut for Boston on Monday at the Chicago White Sox. More>>

Rachel Robinson to receive O'Neil Award for baseball Hall

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Rachel Robinson will receive the Buck O'Neil Lifetime Achievement Award from baseball's Hall of Fame on July 29; she's the wife of barrier-breaker Jackie Robinson. More>>

Dusty Baker to attend son's graduation, miss weekend games

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Dusty Baker will miss the Nationals weekend series against the Padres to attend his son's high school graduation. More>>

Boy struck on head by broken bat at Yankees game

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A boy was struck on the head by Chris Carter's broken bat during the New York Yankees' game against Kansas City on Wednesday night. More>>

Royals-Yankees game postponed, rescheduled for Sept. 25

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The scheduled game between the Kansas City Royals and New York Yankees has been postponed by rain. More>>

New York City mayor still won't cheer for hometown Yankees

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Despite serving a full-term as New York City mayor, Bill de Blasio has never attended a New York Yankees game during his tenure and doesn't plan to break the streak now. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs stage "Anchorman" trip, Pujols nears 600

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LEADING OFF: Cubs stage "Anchorman" trip, Pujols nears 600. More>>

Lamb homers, D-backs complete sweep of White Sox 8-6

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Jake Lamb homered off a left-hander for only the second time this season, five Diamondbacks drove in at least one run and Arizona beat Chicago 8-6 to complete a three-game sweep of the White Sox. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cubs stage "Anchorman" trip, Pujols nears 600

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LEADING OFF: Cubs stage "Anchorman" trip, Pujols nears 600. More>>

Gray fans 11, Davis homers as A's top Marlins 4-1

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Sonny Gray struck out a season-high 11 over seven innings in his best start in two years, and the Oakland Athletics beat the Miami Marlins 4-1. More>>

Baseball coming June 1 to virtual-reality headsets

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Baseball games will soon arrive on virtual-reality headsets. More>>

False alarm: Braves say no emergency, just malfunction

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An alarm and an emergency message on a sign board during the Atlanta Braves game turned out to be a false alarm. More>>

Pederson leaves game after frightening collision with Puig

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Dodgers outfielder Joc Pederson left a game against the St. Louis Cardinals after a frightening collision with Yasiel Puig on the warning track. More>>

Areas outside of arenas becoming a bigger priority

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Survivors of the suicide bombing that killed 22 people at a Manchester concert hall say security screening ahead of the Ariana Grande show was haphazard, but it is not clear if rigorous bag screening would have helped prevent the deaths. More>>

LEADING OFF: Sale tries for 9th double-digit K game in row

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LEADING OFF: Sale tries for 9th double-digit K game in row. More>>

Forsythe, Dodgers win it in 13th after Kershaw duels Lynn

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Logan Forsythe doubled in a run in the 13th inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the St. Louis Cardinals 2-1 after a stellar duel between starters Clayton Kershaw and Lance Lynn. More>>

After 3-hour rain delay, Adams lifts Braves over Pirates

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Matt Adams singled in the winning run with about 200 fans left in the stands for the ninth inning, lifting the Atlanta Braves over the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5 in a game delayed over three hours by rain. More>>

The Latest: Investigators hunt for accomplices of bomber

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Pop group Take That says it is canceling its show in Liverpool, saying it is "out of respect to all of the people and their families that were affected by the horrific incident last night" in Manchester.. More>>

Big league baseball's founding documents to be auctioned

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The 1876 constitution that founded the National League and the modern business of big league sports is going up for sale. More>>

LEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns home

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LEADING OFF: Cano comes off DL; Harvey returns home. More>>

Appearance of young bear puts kibosh on high school game

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The appearance of a bear cub _ a real one, not a mascot _ forced the cancellation of a pair of baseball and softball games in Vermont. More>>

Greinke whiffs 12 in 8 2/3, Diamondbacks beat White Sox 5-1

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Zack Greinke struck out a season-high 12 and came within one out of a complete game as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Chicago White Sox 5-1. More>>

Panik homers as Giants beat Lackey, Cubs 6-4

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Joe Panik hits first career leadoff homer as Giants beat Cubs 6-4 in rematch from last year's playoffs. More>>

After manager challenges, umpire changes call without replay

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Second base umpire Hunter Wendelstedt initially called Angels rookie Nolan Fontana safe on a stolen base attempt against Tampa Bay. More>>

Adams hits 2-run HR to power Braves past Pirates, 5-2

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Matt Adams hit a two-run homer in his second start since being traded to Atlanta, powering the Braves to a 5-2 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates. More>>

Kepler leads Twins' offensive surge in 14-7 win over Orioles

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Max Kepler homered and drove in four runs, Miguel Sano and Jorge Polanco each had a career-high four hits and the Minnesota Twins roared back to beat the Baltimore Orioles 14-7. More>>

LEADING OFF: Astros face adversity; Giants-Cubs rematch

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LEADING OFF: Astros face adversity; Giants-Cubs rematch. More>>

Rangers still face challenges after winning streak

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The Texas Rangers put themselves in some impressive company with their 10-game winning streak _ but they still face their share of challenges. More>>

Tim Tebow ends a weeklong slump with home run, RBI double

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Tim Tebow may have found his hitting groove once more with his third homer of the season _ and first in six weeks _ for the Columbia Fireflies. More>>

Angels give Fister $1.75M deal to fortify depleted staff

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Looking to reinforce an injury-ravaged pitching staff, the Los Angeles Angels agreed to a deal with Doug Fister that pays $1.75 million while he is in the major leagues and $100,000 in the minors. More>>

Dodgers Hall of Fame manager Lasorda hospitalized

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The Los Angeles Dodgers say Hall of Fame manager Tom Lasorda has been hospitalized. More>>

LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset

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LEADING OFF: Adams set to join Braves, Yankees-Rays reset. More>>

Milestone night for Reyes, Collins as Mets hold off Angels

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Jose Reyes had three instrumental hits, including the 2,000th of his career, and Terry Collins made the right moves on a milestone night as the New York Mets held off the Los Angeles Angels for a 7-5 victory. More>>

Braves get 1B Matt Adams from Cards as fill-in for Freeman

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The Atlanta Braves have made a trade with St. Louis for first baseman Matt Adams, hoping he can help fill the void left by injured star Freddie Freeman. More>>

Girardi ejected in animated argument, 3 tossed in Yanks-Rays

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Yankees manager Joe Girardi has been ejected during an animated argument and New York pitching coach Larry Rothschild and Tampa Bay starter Matt Andriese also have been tossed in a testy game at Tropicana Field. More>>

Boston's Chris Sale ties record with 8th straight 10 K game

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Boston starter Chris Sale tied his own record by striking out at least 10 batters in an eighth straight game. More>>

Brewers, Cubs rained out at Wrigley Field, makeup on July 6

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Game between the Milwaukee Brewers and the Chicago Cubs on Saturday afternoon has been rained out; makeup game on July 6. More>>

Red Sox ace David Price struggles in minor league start

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Boston Red Sox ace David Price allowed three runs on five hits, including a solo home run, and lasted just two innings in making his first start in the minor league since straining his left elbow in late February. More>>

Wood extends scoreless run in Dodgers' 7-2 win over Marlins

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Alex Wood didn't allow a run for the third straight start, and Cody Bellinger, Chris Taylor and Brett Eibner homered to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. More>>

Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon upbeat in cancer fight

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Pittsburgh Pirates pitcher Jameson Taillon says he's received nothing but positive news since being diagnosed with testicular cancer earlier this month. More>>

Milwaukee slugger Braun nears return from DL for calf strain

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Brewers slugger Ryan Braun could return as early as Sunday from a left calf strain. More>>

Toronto CF Kevin Pillar suspended 2 games for anti-gay slur

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Toronto Blue Jays center fielder Kevin Pillar has apologized for using a homophobic slur that could lead to disciplinary action from Major League Baseball. More>>

LEADING OFF: Rangers roll into road trip, Wood good for LA

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LEADING OFF: Rangers roll into road trip, Wood good for LA. More>>

Turner injures right hamstring, Dodgers beat Marlins 7-2

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Justin Turner left in the seventh inning after injuring his right hamstring, curbing the celebration for the Los Angeles Dodgers after a 7-2 victory over the Miami Marlins. More>>

With MLB pace of game, even talks go slowly

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Even talks to speed the pace of Major League Baseball games are going slowly, but management retains the right to make changes for 2018 that include a pitch clock, limits on visits to the mound by catchers and raising the bottom of the strike zone. More>>

LEADING OFF: Rangers roll into road trip, Wood good for LA

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LEADING OFF: Rangers roll into road trip, Wood good for LA. More>>

Freeman has broken wrist, expected to miss 10 weeks

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The Atlanta Braves are awaiting word on tests that will determine the severity of Freddie Freeman's injury after being struck in the left wrist by a pitch. More>>

Play ball ... faster! MLB, union to meet to speed games

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Manfred says games slowed even more this season; MLB to meet with players to find solution. More>>

Manfred says Marlins' bidders relatively even in price

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Commissioner Rob Manfred says 2 bidders for Marlins are relatively even in price offers. More>>

Facebook to stream MLB game each Friday starting this week

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Major League Baseball announced Facebook will carry a live game nationally each Friday night starting with Colorado at Cincinnati this week. More>>

Police investigating death of man who fell at Wrigley Field

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A 42-year-old man who died after falling over a railing at Wrigley Field had been attending the Chicago Cubs game with his wife and co-workers. More>>

LEADING OFF: Braves await Freeman results, Rox-Twins play 2

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LEADING OFF: Braves await Freeman results, Rox-Twins play 2. More>>

Cueto, Grandal work out differences after benches cleared

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Clayton Kershaw took a share of the major league lead with his seventh win and earned career victory No. 20 against the rival Giants, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers avoid a sweep by beating San Francisco 6-1. More>>

Freeman injured, Bautista bat flips and Braves beat Jays

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Kurt Suzuki hit a three-run homer to cap a six-run first inning that carried the Atlanta Braves to an 8-4 victory, their third straight win over the Blue Jays. More>>

Herrmann's homer lifts D-backs 5-4, Mets' 7th straight loss

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Chris Herrmann homered off Rafael Montero leading off the 11th inning, giving the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 victory on Wednesday and sending the New York Mets to their season-high seventh straight loss. More>>

Cole shuts down Nationals as Pirates roll to 6-1 win

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Gerrit Cole shut down the best offense in the majors, holding the Washington Nationals to three hits in seven innings to win for the first time in a month as the Pittsburgh Pirates eased to a 6-1 victory. More>>

Court upholds suspended sentence for Pirates' Kang over DUI

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A South Korean court has upheld a suspended prison sentence for Pittsburgh Pirates infielder Jung Ho Kang over a drunken driving conviction, a ruling that may complicate his plans to rejoin the team for the baseball season. More>>

LEADING OFF: Miami on road after home flop, Rox-Twins play 2

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LEADING OFF: Miami on road after home flop, Rox-Twins play 2. More>>

Steinbrenner will consider adding; won't deal top prospects

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Given his team's fast start after jettisoning veterans last summer, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner will consider adding players as the trade deadline approaches in July but won't deal top prospects. More>>

LEADING OFF: Rockies-Twins in surprising 1st-place matchup

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LEADING OFF: Rockies-Twins in surprising 1st-place matchup. More>>

Schwarber, Rizzo HR, Cubs top Reds 9-5; Maddon's 1,000th win

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Kyle Schwarber, Anthony Rizzo homer as Chicago Cubs beat Cincinnati Reds 9-5, giving manager Joe Maddon his 1,000th career win. More>>

Davis homers twice in extra innings, Orioles outslug Tigers

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Chris Davis homered in the 12th inning and again in the 13th, and the Baltimore Orioles finally held on after the second one, outlasting the Detroit Tigers 13-11. More>>

LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries for 7-0, Rangers go for 7 in row

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LEADING OFF: Keuchel tries for 7-0, Rangers go for 7 in row. More>>

Phillies beer vendor no longer shouting Brando-esqe Stella!

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A beer vendor at Philadelphia Phillies games no longer sounds like Marlon Brando in "A Streetcar Named Desire.". More>>

Jose Altuve back in lineup after switching to shoes that fit

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Second baseman Jose Altuve is back in the Houston Astros' lineup at Miami after giving his team a scare because his special Mother's Day shoes were too snug. More>>

Streak of comebacks for Rangers in winning MLB-best 6 in row

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The Texas Rangers have won an MLB-best six games in a row, and the last five were decided in the seventh inning or later. More>>

Sheriff: Chiefs top draft pick Mahomes unharmed in robbery

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Authorities in Texas say rookie Kansas Chiefs quarterback Patrick Mahomes was unharmed after reportedly being robbed last weekend, and two suspects are in custody. More>>

Jeter's No 2 retired by Yanks; Monument Park plaque unveiled

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Derek Jeter's No. 2 has been retired by the New York Yankees, who dedicated a plaque in his honor that will be placed in Monument Park behind center field. More>>

LEADING OFF: Trout has his legs back, Archer vs Carrasco

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LEADING OFF: Trout has his legs back, Archer vs Carrasco. More>>

Rockies' Senzatela gets emotional win year after mom's death

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Antonio Senzatela got the victory in an emotional start, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 9-6. More>>

Tebow Watch: Former NFL QB has 1st RBIs in nearly a month

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Tim Tebow drove in his first runs in nearly a month with two RBIs in a win in Delmarva (Maryland) this week. More>>

Yanks' Chapman to miss at least month with shoulder injury

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The New York Yankees have placed closer Aroldis Chapman on the 10-day disabled list with rotator cuff inflammation in his left shoulder. More>>

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