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New York Mets' J.D. Davis, right, celebrates his solo home run with Todd Frazier during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 10, 2019 - 9:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Luis Guillorme picked a perfect time for his first big league homer — a tying shot leading off the eighth — J.D. Davis added a go-ahead sacrifice fly and the New York Mets worked their magic again, beating the Washington Nationals 4-3 Saturday night for their eighth straight victory...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 10, 2019 - 3:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander David Price says he's feeling better, just days after getting a cortisone shot to treat a cyst in his left wrist. "First time I've had an injection like that, so it made it sore the first 48 hours," the 33-year-old said Saturday before Boston's game with the Los...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto is doused after hitting a walkoff single during the ninth inning to win a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 10, 2019 - 12:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto celebrating with his jersey ripped off. Dominic Smith joining the party on his scooter. A crowd that kept cheering long after the last swing. Hard to believe for a team that seemed cooked only a month ago, but the New York Mets and their fans are feeling like...
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Cleveland Indians' Jose Ramirez, left, scores on a double by Franmil Reyes off Minnesota Twins pitcher Devin Smeltzer during the second inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 10, 2019 - 12:53 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: CLEVELAND CLOSES IN The Indians can take over the AL Central lead with another win at Target Field. After trailing the Twins by 11½ games on June 3, Cleveland has gone 41-16 to tie them for the division lead. José Ramírez and the Indians have...
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Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 09, 2019 - 11:50 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched into the eighth inning, José Ramírez had three hits and the Cleveland Indians pulled into a tie in the American League Central with a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Cleveland trailed Minnesota by 11½ games on June 3 before putting...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Julio Teheran delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Miami. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson)
August 09, 2019 - 10:37 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a pair of two-run homers, and Julio Teheran extended his scoreless streak against Miami this season to 24 innings before allowing a run in the seventh to help the Atlanta Braves win 8-4 Friday. Acuña homered for the fourth game in a row in the fifth inning, and...
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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone, back right, holds Brett Gardner back from getting at home plate umpire Chris Segal, left, after a called third strike in the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Toronto. First base umpire Dan Iassogna (58) is between Segal and Gardner. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 10:18 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Brett Gardner lost his cool and the New York Yankees lost their nine-game winning streak, beaten by the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 Friday night. Teoscar Hernandez homered twice, Danny Jansen hit a three-run blast and Randal Grichuk added a two-run shot. Toronto connected three times off...
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Baltimore Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, left, talks with Chris Davis in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Baltimore. Davis said he reached a "breaking point" when he charged Hyde in the dugout Wednesday night, and expressed his regret during a lengthy conversation with Hyde on Friday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 09, 2019 - 9:12 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis said he reached a "breaking point" when he charged at manager Brandon Hyde in the dugout on Wednesday night, and expressed his regret during a lengthy conversation with Hyde on Friday. The flare-up occurred in the fifth inning of Baltimore's 14-2...
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New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone holds Brett Gardner back from getting at home plate umpire Chris Segal after a called third strike during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 09, 2019 - 8:51 pm
TORONTO (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Brett Gardner had to be restrained from going after home plate umpire Chris Segal following a disputed strike call against Cameron Maybin in the fourth inning of Friday night's game against the Blue Jays. Segal called Maybin out on a third strike that...
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Oakland Athletics starting pitcher Mike Fiers throws against the Chicago White Sox during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
August 09, 2019 - 8:07 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Mike Fiers stayed hot by shaking off a little cold. Fiers tossed seven sparkling innings to extend his career-best win streak to nine consecutive decisions, helping the Oakland Athletics blank the Chicago White Sox 7-0 on Friday. Fiers (11-3) allowed three hits, struck out a season-...
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