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CORRECTS TO SATURDAY NOT THURSDAY - Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Blake Snell works from the mound against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 6, 2019, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
July 14, 2019 - 11:17 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BOUNCE-BACK BLAKE? A day after the Rays came within an inning of baseball's first ever combined perfect game, ace lefty Blake Snell (5-7, 4.70) faces the first-place Yankees in the Bronx. Snell's last visit was a historical flop. He became the...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout follows through on a two-run home run against the Seattle Mariners during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 14, 2019 - 2:41 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout has been pulled from the Los Angeles Angels' game against Seattle due to right calf tightness. The two-time AL MVP left before the start of the third inning, interrupting his incredible recent success at the plate. Trout lined out to first in his only plate...
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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Ryne Stanek throws to a Baltimore Orioles batter during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
July 14, 2019 - 12:07 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — A pair of Tampa Bay Rays pitchers has combined on a perfect game through seven innings against the Baltimore Orioles. Right-hander Ryne Stanek pitched the first two innings Sunday at Camden Yards. He struck out two of the six batters he faced before Ryan Yarbrough took over...
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July 13, 2019 - 9:44 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals great Bob Gibson is fighting pancreatic cancer. The St. Louis Post-Dispatch said the 83-year-old Hall of Famer was diagnosed with the cancer several weeks ago and revealed the news Saturday to the other living Hall of Famers. Gibson's longtime agent, Dick...
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Members of the Los Angeles Angels place their jerseys with No. 45 in honor of pitcher Tyler Skaggs on the mound after a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners during a baseball game Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 13-0. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 8:00 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The shrine that has become Tyler Skaggs' locker in the Los Angeles clubhouse had a new addition Saturday — the ball from the final out of the no-hitter the Angels pitched while wearing their late teammate's jersey. As they prepared to face Seattle on what would have been...
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Marcus Stroman, of the Toronto Blue Jays, holds a baseball as the American League players take batting practice before the MLB baseball All-Star Game, Tuesday, July 9, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 13, 2019 - 7:28 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: PINSTRIPE AUDITION? All-Star pitcher Marcus Stroman (5-9, 3.18 ERA) takes the mound for Toronto at Yankee Stadium. Last month, the Long Island native strongly hinted that he wouldn't mind a trade to the Yankees. Stroman has been sidelined with a...
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Minnesota Twins' Max Kepler celebrates after hitting a solo home run off Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer in the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 13, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
July 13, 2019 - 5:39 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler has Trevor Bauer's number. Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Cleveland's hard-throwing starter, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his last five at-bats against the right-hander. Kepler homered three times off Bauer...
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Baltimore Orioles starter Andrew Cashner walks back to the dugout after he pitched the top of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
July 13, 2019 - 4:01 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Locked in a desperate push to get back into the playoffs, the Boston Red Sox had no intention of waiting until the end of the month to upgrade their starting rotation. Getting a jump on the July 31 trade deadline, the Red Sox obtained burly right-hander Andrew Cashner from the...
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Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
July 13, 2019 - 3:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have put Max Scherzer on the 10-day injury list because the ace right-hander has a mid-back strain. An MRI on Scherzer's back came back negative, and the three-time Cy Young Award winner had his start pushed back from Sunday to Tuesday. But he was placed...
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Members of the Los Angeles Angels place their jerseys with No. 45 in honor of pitcher Tyler Skaggs on the mound after a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners during a baseball game Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. The Angels won 13-0. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 1:39 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Angels think about Tyler Skaggs in the months and years ahead, Andrew Heaney is grateful they'll have the memory of one incredible night to assuage their sadness. With Skaggs' name and No. 45 on all of their jerseys Friday night, the Angels played...
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