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Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (10) celebrates with right fielder Craig Gentry, right, and left fielder Joey Rickard left, after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-2 during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 02, 2017 - 12:52 pm
BOSTON (AP) — The Latest on Orioles center fielder Adam Jones being taunted with racial slurs at Fenway Park (all times local): 12:50 p.m. A Boston police spokesman says authorities are investigating the throwing of a bag of peanuts at Orioles center fielder Adam Jones, but have no suspects yet. Lt...
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Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones (10) celebrates with right fielder Craig Gentry, right, and left fielder Joey Rickard left, after defeating the Boston Red Sox 5-2 during a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 02, 2017 - 12:05 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox President Sam Kennedy is apologizing for fans at Fenway Park taunting Baltimore Orioles center fielder Adam Jones with racial slurs. Kennedy also apologized Tuesday for a fan throwing peanuts at Jones during Monday night's game. He said the organization is "sickened by...
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San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Johnny Cueto throws to the plate during the first inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
May 02, 2017 - 2:56 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Coming off an extra-inning loss at home, the San Francisco Giants had to travel to Los Angeles and then face three-time Cy Young Award winner Clayton Kershaw on Monday night. They certainly rose to the challenge. Johnny Cueto outpitched Kershaw, and the Giants jumped out to a...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera bats against the Tampa Bay Rays during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus says he expects Cabrera to come off the disabled list on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to play Cleveland. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
May 01, 2017 - 11:15 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ MIGGY MENDED Miguel Cabrera is expected to come off the disabled list and play for the Tigers against Cleveland. The star slugger has been out since April 21 because of a groin injury, but looked good in batting practice Monday. He is...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto, right, is congratulated by third base coach Glenn Sherlock after hitting a home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
May 01, 2017 - 10:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Conforto homered and drove in three runs, and the Mets scored five times in the fourth inning off Julio Teheran before holding out to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Monday night. On the day the Mets placed ace Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day DL with a partial tear of his right...
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FILE - In this April 18, 2017, file photo, Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera bats against the Tampa Bay Rays during the third inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Detroit manager Brad Ausmus says he expects Cabrera to come off the disabled list on Tuesday, May 2, 2017, to play Cleveland. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, File)
May 01, 2017 - 10:41 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ MIGGY MENDED Miguel Cabrera is expected to come off the disabled list and play for the Tigers against Cleveland. The star slugger has been out since April 21 because of a groin injury, but looked good in batting practice Monday. He is...
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Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado points upward as he scores on his solo home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 01, 2017 - 10:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Manny Machado slugged a long homer out of Fenway Park, drove in two runs and made three solid plays at third base in his first game against Boston since a dustup with the Red Sox just over a week ago, carrying the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory Monday night. Caleb Joseph added an...
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Home plate umpire Gerry Davis, right, steps in front of Texas Rangers' Mike Napoli (5) as Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann (16) walks toward them after a close pitch thrown by starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 01, 2017 - 10:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Tempers have flared in the first game of a series between the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros, and it led to both benches clearing and some pushing and shoving but no ejections. Texas starter Andrew Cashner had already plunked both Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel when Houston pitcher...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard (34) leaves a baseball game with an injury during the second inning against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, April 30, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
May 01, 2017 - 6:10 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — New York Mets general manager Sandy Alderson may accelerate his search for pitching help after the team placed ace right-hander Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day disabled list Monday with a partial tear of his right lat muscle. The Mets said there is no timetable for Syndergaard's...
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In this photo taken Friday, April 28, 2017, New York Yankees crowd favorite Aaron Judge crouches to pose for a photo with a young fan before playing the Baltimore Orioles in a baseball game in New York. (AP Photo/Ben Walker)
May 01, 2017 - 11:29 am
Aaron Judge has transformed batting practice in the Bronx. Balls thwack loudly as the New York Yankees' rookie drives them onto the top of the restaurant behind Monument Park. Because of the 6-foot-7 power hitter's high backswing, the grounds crew already has tightened the mesh above the batting...
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