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Luis Severino of Yankees pitches during the second inning of the Major League Baseball All-star Game, Tuesday, July 17, 2018 in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
July 22, 2018 - 11:19 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: LOOKING FOR No. 15 Yankees ace Luis Severino (14-2, 2.31 ERA) tries goes for his major league-leading 15th win in the opener of a series at Tampa Bay. Severino is 6-0 with a 2.41 ERA over his last six starts, including three scoreless outings of...
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New York Mets starting pitcher Noah Syndergaard delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
July 22, 2018 - 11:02 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In the latest bizarre medical development for the baffling New York Mets, ace pitcher Noah Syndergaard is headed back to the disabled list after contracting hand-foot-and-mouth disease. The team figures it's likely Syndergaard caught the contagious virus when he made an appearance...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 22, 2018 - 5:51 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Chris Sale struck out nine in six scoreless innings, and Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a three-run homer to lift the Boston Red Sox to a 9-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. Sale (11-4) allowed two hits, lowered his ERA to an American League-best 2.13 and won his sixth straight...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana throws against the St. Louis Cardinals during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 22, 2018 - 5:50 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jose Quintana pitched seven effective innings, keeping Matt Carpenter in the ballpark and helping the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Sunday. Quintana (9-6) allowed two runs and six hits, struck out six and walked four in his first start since July 10. The left-...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Matt Harvey in the second inning of a baseball game, Sunday, July 22, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 22, 2018 - 4:25 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson homered for the fourth time in three days, and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cincinnati Reds 9-2 on Sunday for their ninth straight victory. Dickerson and Starling Marte hit consecutive homers off Matt Harvey during Pittsburgh's four-run second. Dickerson's two-...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 22, 2018 - 2:26 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: POWER SURGE Matt Carpenter tries to homer in his seventh straight game when the Cardinals complete a five-game series against the rival Cubs at Wrigley Field. The teams split a day-night doubleheader Saturday and Carpenter homered in both ends —...
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Oakland Athletics' Jonathan Lucroy, second from right, celebrates with Chad Pinder (18) and Stephen Piscotty, second from left, after driving in the winning run against the San Francisco Giants in the 11th inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
July 22, 2018 - 2:22 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 22, 2018 - 12:27 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — A three-run sixth inning for the struggling Milwaukee Brewers against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw set up reliever Josh Hader's return to the mound following an emotional week. The embattled, contrite reliever received a warm ovation from the crowd. The Brewers finally ended up...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Corey Dickerson grounds into a fielder's choice to second to reach first safely off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Michael Lorenzen in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
July 21, 2018 - 11:56 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Corey Dickerson led off the game by plunking the top of Cincinnati pitcher Anthony DeSclafani's left foot with a sharp grounder. Then the Pittsburgh left fielder really did some damage. Dickerson hit two first-pitch home runs, rookie Nick Kingham overcame another rain delay to...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter watches his home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Tyler Chatwood during the third inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 21, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 21, 2018 - 11:12 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter homered for the sixth consecutive game and Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking double in St. Louis' three-run ninth inning, helping the Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-3 on Saturday to split their day-night doubleheader. Carpenter entered as a defensive replacement in the...
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