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A fan spills beer on Milwaukee Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun as he tries but fails to grab a triple hit by New York Mets' Pete Alonso during the first inning of the MLB baseball game at Citi Field, Sunday, April 28, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 28, 2019 - 2:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brewers left fielder Ryan Braun got a sudsy surprise chasing Pete Alonso's flyball in the first inning — a cold one dumped right on his cap. Braun leapt at the wall for Alonso's drive in the first inning Sunday at Citi Field while a Mets fan reached down and appeared to try to catch...
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Mist collects on the netting at Fenway Park in Boston, Friday, April 26, 2019. The scheduled baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Tampa Bay Rays was postponed due to inclement weather. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
April 27, 2019 - 12:02 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: RAIN, RAIN GO AWAY The Tampa Bay Rays and Boston Red Sox try again after Friday's series opener at Fenway Park was postponed by rain. Tampa Bay is on top of the AL East with a 16-9 record, but it was swept by Boston last weekend. Right-hander Josh...
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Arizona Cardinals NFL football quarterback Kyler Murray is introduced, Friday, April 26, 2019, at the Cardinals' practice facility in Tempe, Ariz. Murray was the first overall pick in the 2019 NFL Football draft. (AP Photo/Matt York)
April 26, 2019 - 7:05 pm
TEMPE, Ariz. (AP) — Kyler Murray met Kliff Kingsbury as a 15-year-old high school quarterback in Allen, Texas. Kingsbury recruited Murray when he was the offensive coordinator at Texas A&M and remained in touch with the talented quarterback as the coach at Texas Tech, even though he played for...
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Toronto Blue Jays rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leaves the on-deck circle before his first major league at-bat against the Oakland Athletics during the second inning of baseball game action in Toronto, Friday April 26, 2019. (Mark Blinch/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 26, 2019 - 5:23 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. grounded out to first base in his first major league plate appearance for the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday night, then narrowly missed a home run in his second. Fans rose for a standing ovation as Toronto's top prospect led off the second inning against Oakland's...
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In this Sunday, April 14, 2019, photo, the Buffalo Bisons' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. waits on deck to bat during a Minor League Baseball game against the Scranton/Wilkes-Barre RailRiders in Moosic, Pa. (Christopher Dolan/The Citizens' Voice via AP)
April 25, 2019 - 11:12 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: IT'S TIME Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is set to make his big league debut with the Toronto Blue Jays against the Oakland Athletics. The son of Hall of Famer Vladimir Guerrero ripped through the minor leagues with a .331 average and .945 OPS over three-...
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New York Yankees' Clint Frazier walks back to the dugout with a broken bat after striking out to end the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Sunday, April 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
April 25, 2019 - 7:10 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Clint Frazier became the Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle, and New York acquired Cameron Maybin from the Cleveland Indians for $25,000 to gain outfield depth. Frazier, a 24-year-old outfielder, is hitting .324 with six...
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FILE - In this Sept. 9, 2018, file photo, Minnesota Twins' Willians Astudillo, right, is mobbed by teammate Jose Berrios after hitting a 2-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, in Minneapolis. The most popular player on the first-place Minnesota Twins is the third-string catcher and versatile everyman Willians Astudillo, whose all-out style has endeared him to the team and the fans since his debut last season. His cult hero status reaches a new high on Friday night, when the Twins give away “La Tortuga” T-shirts in honor of his nickname, which means turtle in Spanish, at their game against Baltimore. (AP Photo/Paul Battaglia, File)
April 25, 2019 - 3:30 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The most popular player on the Minnesota Twins is the third-string catcher and play-him-almost-anywhere everyman Willians Astudillo, whose all-in, all-out style has endeared him to players and fans alike since he made his major league debut last season. Astudillo's cult hero...
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FILE - In this Feb. 28, 2019, file photo, Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr., left, follows through with a double as Philadelphia Phillies catcher Andrew Knapp looks on in the third inning of a spring training baseball game in Dunedin, Fla. The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before their game against the Oakland Athletics, on Friday, April 26. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky, File)
April 24, 2019 - 8:02 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today. VLADDY TIME Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is set to make his much-anticipated major league debut. The Toronto Blue Jays will promote their promising slugger before Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics, manager Charlie Montoyo said Wednesday...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Wednesday, April 24, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
April 24, 2019 - 7:27 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. Last year's MVP, Christian Yelich, had most of the day off but still...
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In this Tuesday, July 31, 2018, photo, Buffalo Bisons third baseman Vladimir Guerrero Jr. dives for the ball on a single by Lehigh Valley IronPigs' Aaron Altherr during first inning of a Triple-A minor league baseball game in Buffalo, N.Y. The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before their game against the Oakland Athletics, on Friday, April 26. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 24, 2019 - 5:41 pm
TORONTO (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics. Manager Charlie Montoyo announced the move after Toronto lost to San Francisco 4-0 on Wednesday. The Blue Jays are off Thursday. "Hopefully he becomes what...
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