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Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland celebrates with Rafael Devers (11) after hitting a solo home run against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Phoenix. (AP Photo/Rick Scuteri)
April 08, 2019 - 7:07 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: BOSTON BASH The Red Sox are set to receive their 2018 World Series rings ahead of their home opener at Fenway Park. Boston plans to unveil a championship banner, and ceremonies will include a flyover by four F-16 jets prior to the first pitch...
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Baltimore Orioles' Chris Davis reacts after he lined out during the third inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, April 8, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 08, 2019 - 6:01 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Davis set the major league record for the longest hitless streak by a position player, going 0 for 47 during an unproductive run that began last year. Baltimore's highly paid first baseman was retired in his first three trips to the plate Monday night against Oakland, leaving...
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At left is a scene from a commercial showing New York Yankees baseball player Adam Ottavino preparing to pitch to Babe Ruth. At right is the same photo, edited with Adobe After Effects software. Back in December, Ottavino told the MLB.com's Statcast podcast: "I would strike Babe Ruth out every time." A month later, the native New Yorker signed with a $27 million, three-year contract with the Yankees, who view Ruth as a deity. Within days, the team approached Ottavino about making a commercial in which he pitches to Ruth with catastrophic consequences. (Yankees On Demand via AP)
April 08, 2019 - 11:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Ottavino took the mound, wearing a flannel uniform and a glove half the size of his regular leather. Up to the plate stepped the Babe Ruth, the Sultan of Swat himself. The Bambino hit five thunderous drives as the pitcher turned his head to watch the balls soar. Hey, Babe:...
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In this, March 28, 2019, photo, Don Logan, president of the Las Vegas Aviators, stands in front of a new baseball park in Las Vegas. Logan spent years trying to get a new minor league ballpark in this gambling city. (AP Photo/John Locher)
April 08, 2019 - 5:12 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Don Logan spent years trying to get a new minor league ballpark in this gambling city, so the president of the Las Vegas Aviators understands what the Oakland Athletics are going through in their quest for new digs in the Bay Area. After all, he's had sewage in his dugout, too. The...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout watches his two-run home run during the sixth inning against the Texas Rangers in a baseball game Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Michael Owen Baker)
April 07, 2019 - 11:14 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: TROUT TEAR Angels star Mike Trout has homered in four straight games, matching a career best. The two-time AL MVP connected five times in that span, and tries to keep up the streak when Milwaukee visits Anaheim. The Angels record for consecutive...
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Baltimore Orioles first baseman Chris Davis (19) reacts after striking out in the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, April 7, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Will Newton)
April 07, 2019 - 3:39 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore first baseman Chris Davis is nearing a record streak for futility. Davis was 0 for 4 with two strikeouts in Sunday's 15-3 loss to the New York Yankees. He is 0 for 23 with 13 strikeouts this season and is hitless in 44 at-bats since a second-inning double off James...
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Chicago Cubs' Carl Edwards Jr. looks to the plate as Texas Rangers' Joey Gallo rounds the bases on his three-run home run off of Edwards during the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, March 30, 2019. The Rangers won 8-6. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 06, 2019 - 3:09 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Looking to end an early season funk, the Chicago Cubs shook up their struggling bullpen Saturday by demoting right-hander Carl Edwards Jr. to Triple-A and placing left-hander Mike Montgomery on the 10-day injured list. The Cubs called up relievers Allen Webster and Kyle Ryan from...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, right, follows the flight of his three-run home run off Colorado Rockies starting pitcher Tyler Anderson in the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, April 5, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
April 05, 2019 - 11:10 pm
A look at what's a happening around the majors today: LA LONGBALLS Cody Bellinger and the Los Angeles Dodgers are on a home run rampage, hitting a whopping 21 in their first eight games — that's the second-most in major league history in that span, only behind the St. Louis Cardinals' 23 in 2000...
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Tim Tebow grounds out in the fourth inning against the Pawtucket Red Sox in a Triple-A baseball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Thursday, April 4, 2019. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the Pawtucket Red Sox 6-3 in 10 innings. (Michael Greenlar/The Post-Standard via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 6:58 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow had no hits in his Triple-A debut and nothing to say about it. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 on Thursday for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws to first base to pick off San Antonio Missions' Corey Ray in the first inning, as Kershaw pitches for the Oklahoma City Dodgers on a rehab assignment, in the first inning of the teams' Triple-A baseball game Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 04, 2019 - 6:53 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw gave up two runs and struck out six in 4 1/3 innings during his rehab assignment for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday night. The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 61 pitches against the San Antonio Missions, a Milwaukee Brewers...
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