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Kansas City Royals' Martin Maldonado hits a solo home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 12, 2019. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 15, 2019 - 10:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired catcher Martin Maldonado in a trade with Kansas City that sent left-hander Mike Montgomery to the Royals. Cubs president of baseball operations Theo Epstein announced the deal Monday night following Chicago's 6-3 loss to Cincinnati — adding that All-...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Andrew Cashner stands in the dugout before a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Boston, Sunday, July 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
July 15, 2019 - 9:59 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: NEW SOX Andrew Cashner makes his Boston Red Sox debut at Fenway Park against Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays. Cashner was acquired Saturday from Baltimore for two 17-year-old prospects. The 32-year-old righty went 9-3 with a 3.83...
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Milwaukee Bucks forward and 2019 NBA Most Valuable Player Giannis Antetokounmpo, left, signs shoes for New York Yankees starting pitcher CC Sabathia before a baseball game between the Yankees and the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, July 15, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 15, 2019 - 7:18 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In hoops, Giannis Antetokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he's a complete rookie. In fact, the 24-year-old from Greece said he'd never even touched a baseball before he did so Monday night at Yankee Stadium. The reigning NBA MVP was shocked. "It was really heavy,"...
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Fans watch from the shade of a concourse during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers as clouds build in the distance Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 15, 2019 - 6:47 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are planning to extend the netting at Kauffman Stadium to better protect fans. The decision comes after a fan was hit by a ball Sunday during the Royals' game against the Detroit Tigers. Spokesman Toby Cook told KSHB-TV the girl was kept at a hospital...
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Fans watch from the shade of a concourse during the eighth inning of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Detroit Tigers as clouds build in the distance Sunday, July 14, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
July 15, 2019 - 6:47 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are planning to extend the netting at Kauffman Stadium to better protect fans. The decision comes after a fan was hit by a ball Sunday during the Royals' game against the Detroit Tigers. Spokesman Toby Cook told KSHB-TV the girl was kept at a hospital...
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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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