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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 21, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
May 26, 2019 - 11:02 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAIR OF ACES It's a marquee matchup on Memorial Day at Dodger Stadium when NL Cy Young Award winner Jacob deGrom (3-5, 3.72 ERA) pitches for the New York Mets against three-time winner Clayton Kershaw (4-0, 3.33). Kershaw is 5-0 with a 1.59 ERA in...
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Chicago Cubs center fielder Jason Heyward, left, and right fielder Kris Bryant (17) collide while chasing a ball hit by Cincinnati Reds'c Eugenio Suarez (7) during the sixth inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 26, 2019, in Chicago. Bryant was charged with an error on the play. (AP Photo/Matt Marton)
May 26, 2019 - 5:25 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Cubs slugger Kris Bryant left Sunday's game against Cincinnati after colliding with center fielder Jason Heyward in the sixth inning. Speaking right after Chicago's 10-2 loss, manager Joe Maddon said he hadn't watched the replay but was told Bryant was hit in the head/neck area. "He'...
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Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora, center, talks with starting pitcher David Price, right, as catcher Sandy Leon (3) joins them on the mound during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros Saturday, May 25, 2019, in Houston. Price left the game after their discussion. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 25, 2019 - 11:41 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING Boston Red Sox left-hander David Price is on the mend after he left his start at Houston due to flu-like symptoms. Price threw 15 pitches before leaving with two out in the first inning. It was the shortest start of Price's career. After...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Cavan Biggio bats against the San Diego Padres during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, May 24, 2019, in Toronto. Biggio struck out. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
May 25, 2019 - 12:59 am
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and made his major league debut against San Diego. Biggio was in the lineup, batting eighth and playing second base, the position where his father won four Gold Glove awards...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Charlie Morton throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, May 19, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 24, 2019 - 11:53 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WHAT A STRING Rays right-hander Charlie Morton hasn't lost in his last 17 starts, going 7-0 with a 3.21 ERA in a span that started last August with Houston. Morton (4-0, 2.65) faces Carlos Carrasco and the Indians in Cleveland. Morton's streak is...
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Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez reacts in the dugout during the eighth inning of the team's 6-1 loss to the New York Mets in a baseball game Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
May 24, 2019 - 3:29 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Nationals general manager Mike Rizzo says second-year manager Dave Martinez's job is safe for now despite Washington's sluggish start to the season. The Nationals have lost five straight and entered Friday at 19-31, better than only the Miami Marlins, Kansas City Royals and...
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Miami Marlins' Garrett Cooper, right, celebrates with teammates after hitting a grand slam in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Thursday, May 23, 2019. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
May 23, 2019 - 11:40 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: MARLINS ON THE MOVE Something unexpected is happening with the baseball team in Miami. The Marlins are actually winning some games. Miami (16-31) has won six straight, capped by Garrett Cooper's two-out grand slam in the ninth inning to beat...
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New York Yankees' CC Sabathia pitches during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Wednesday, May 22, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 23, 2019 - 8:00 am
BALTIMORE (AP) — New York Yankees pitcher CC Sabathia has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right knee inflammation. The team announced it Thursday before the finale of the four-game series against the Baltimore Orioles. Sabathia pitched five innings against on Wednesday night and...
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Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez follows through on his two-run home run against the Colorado Rockies during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 15, 2019, at Fenway Park in Boston. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
May 22, 2019 - 11:36 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING The Mets will check Robinson Canó, a day after he left the game against Washington because of tightness in his left quadriceps. Canó appeared to hurt the leg while running to first base when he grounded out in the third inning. The 36-year-...
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Miami Marlins' Jorge Alfaro (38) beats the throw to New York Mets second baseman Robinson Cano (24) to steal second in the fourth inning during a baseball game, Saturday, May 18, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 22, 2019 - 9:43 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Criticized for not running hard, New York Mets second baseman Robinson Canó got hurt hustling up the first base line. The 36-year-old slugger left Wednesday night's 6-1 win over Washington after straining his left quadriceps. Canó got hurt when he grounded out in the third inning...
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