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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Andrew Cashner watches a two-run home run by Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 06, 2017 - 12:44 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Cashner held a hot Boston lineup hitless into the sixth inning, Rougned Odor hit an early two-run homer and the Texas Rangers ended the longest winning streak in the majors at six games with a rain-delayed 8-2 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night. Cashner (3-7...
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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton, right, is congratulated by teammate Christian Yelich after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 06, 2017 - 12:42 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's official: Giancarlo Stanton's slump was short-lived. Stanton homered twice, recording his 22nd career multihomer game, and Marcell Ozuna and Justin Bour also hit home runs as the Miami Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 on Wednesday night. Stanton went 3 for 4 and also...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Andrew Cashner watches a two-run home run by Boston Red Sox's Xander Bogaerts during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 06, 2017 - 12:37 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Cashner held a hot Boston lineup hitless into the sixth inning, Rougned Odor hit an early two-run homer and the Texas Rangers ended the longest winning streak in the majors at six games with a rain-delayed 8-2 victory over the Red Sox on Wednesday night. Cashner (3-7...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Dellin Betances, center, stands on the mound after allowing the go-ahead run in the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi took Betances out of the game after the run. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 05, 2017 - 11:58 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Dellin Betances threw a full-count breaking ball with no bite to Russell Martin that sailed well high and outside, forcing in the go-ahead run with his fourth walk of the eighth inning. The All-Star reliever swiped at the toss back from catcher Austin Romine as manager Joe Girardi...
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Miami Marlins' Giancarlo Stanton, right, is congratulated by teammate Christian Yelich after hitting a solo home run during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals on Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson)
July 05, 2017 - 11:53 pm
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton homered twice, recording his 22nd career multihomer game, and Marcell Ozuna and Justin Bour also hit home runs as the Miami Marlins beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-6 on Wednesday night. Stanton went 3 for 4 and also walked while driving in four runs. He has five...
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Houston Astros catcher Evan Gattis (11) drives in a run with a base hit in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 05, 2017 - 11:28 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — George Springer drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, Josh Reddick and Marwin Gonzalez each had three RBIs and the streaking Houston Astros beat the Atlanta Braves 10-4 on Wednesday night. Houston has won four straight and 12 of 15 to improve to 58-27 overall, best in the...
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San Diego Padres' Cory Spangenberg, right, grabs Wil Myers's helmet after Spangenberg hit a two-run home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Zach McAllister in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Cleveland. Myers scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 05, 2017 - 10:42 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cory Spangenberg hit a two-run homer, Luis Perdomo won his third straight start and the San Diego Padres got another rare road win, beating Cleveland 6-2 on Wednesday night as the Indians were again without manager Terry Francona. Perdomo (4-4) allowed one earned run in five...
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San Diego Padres' Cory Spangenberg, right, grabs Wil Myers's helmet after Spangenberg hit a two-run home run off Cleveland Indians relief pitcher Zach McAllister in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, July 5, 2017, in Cleveland. Myers scored on the play. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 05, 2017 - 10:36 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Cory Spangenberg hit a two-run homer, Luis Perdomo won his third straight start and the San Diego Padres got another rare road win, beating Cleveland 6-2 on Wednesday night as the Indians were again without manager Terry Francona. Perdomo (4-4) allowed one earned run in five...
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New York Yankees' Ji-Man Choi, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a fifth-inning, two-run, home run in his first day as a member of the Yankees in a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Wednesday, July 5, 2017. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
July 05, 2017 - 7:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Ji-Man Choi turned on a fastball from Marco Estrada, sent it deep toward the right-field seats and tossed his bat with a look of satisfaction. The South Korean infielder had become the second player in a week to homer in his New York Yankees debut. And what a home run it was. The...
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Cleveland Indians acting manager Brad Mills watches in the third inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres, Tuesday, July 4, 2017, in Cleveland. Indians manager Terry Francona has been admitted to Cleveland Clinic for tests. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
July 05, 2017 - 3:49 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona remains hospitalized and will miss his second straight game. The 58-year-old Francona has been at the Cleveland Clinic since Tuesday. Doctors are running tests to determine what's been making him feel light-headed. This is Francona's third hospital...
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