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St. Louis Cardinals' Marcell Ozuna is congratulated by teammates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 22, 2018 - 2:49 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even when the Cardinals run into each other, they can't lose. Yadier Molina and Marcell Ozuna slugged two-run homers and St. Louis overcame a lack of communication in the outfield to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Cardinals improved to a major league-best...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, leaves the game with an injury during the twelfth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. The Yankees won 2-1 in twelve innings. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 22, 2018 - 12:41 am
MIAMI (AP) — The Yankees won Giancarlo Stanton's homecoming game but may have lost their closer. Aroldis Chapman left the game with pain in his troublesome left knee, and New York scrambled to close out a 2-1 win over the Marlins in 12 innings Tuesday night. Stanton, playing in Miami for the first...
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San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey watches his team play during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 21, 2018 - 10:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey might need hip surgery that would end his season. Giants general manager Bobby Evans said Tuesday that "we have discussed the possibility." The San Francisco Chronicle first reported on Posey's situation. Posey has been dealing with hip...
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Miami Marlins starting pitcher Jose Urena (62) delivers during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
August 21, 2018 - 6:59 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Marlins right-hander Jose Urena has dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension for intentionally hitting Atlanta rookie Ronald Acuna Jr. with a pitch. Urena began serving the suspension Tuesday. The Marlins, fearful the Braves might retaliate, had already decided Urena wouldn't pitch...
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FILE - In this Dec. 10, 2017, file photo, San Francisco 49ers' Eli Harold (57), Eric Reid (35) and Marquise Goodwin (11) kneel during the national anthem before an NFL football game against the Houston Texans, in Houston. Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside teammates like Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "The Star-Spangled Banner" during the first two exhibition games for the 49ers. He said Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018 he didn't want to get into details on why he no longer is kneeling during the anthem. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip, File)
August 21, 2018 - 6:51 pm
SANTA CLARA, Calif. (AP) — Eli Harold spent the past two seasons kneeling aside San Francisco 49ers teammates such as Colin Kaepernick and Eric Reid as a form of protest of racial injustice during the national anthem. Harold has changed his stance this year and has stood during the playing of the "...
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New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton talks with the news media before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. Stanton says it's weird to return to Miami, where he played his first eight major league season and will now try to help the Yankees beat the Marlins. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 21, 2018 - 6:21 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton says it's weird but good to be back in Miami for a two-game series. He says he harbors no hard feelings about the way his time with the Marlins ended after eight seasons. Former Yankees shortstop and new Marlins CEO Derek Jeter rebooted the woebegone...
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FILE - In this July 15, 2018, file photo, Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy hits a two-run single during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field in New York. The Nationals have traded second baseman Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and first baseman Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals, essentially throwing in the towel on a disappointing season. The third-place Nationals announced the moves Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, before beginning a three-game series against the Philadelphia Phillies.(AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
August 21, 2018 - 5:42 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Essentially throwing in the towel on a disappointing season, the Washington Nationals traded second baseman Daniel Murphy to the Chicago Cubs and first baseman Matt Adams to the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday. Despite a roster that boasts such stars as Max Scherzer and Bryce...
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August 21, 2018 - 3:03 pm
MISHAWAKA, Ind. (AP) — "Star Wars" actor Adam Driver has raised some eyebrows in his northern Indiana hometown after saying Ku Klux Klan rallies were frequent during his childhood and that some of his neighbors were Klan members. The Indianapolis Star reports the Mishawaka native made the comments...
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Jamaica's Usain Bolt, center, trains with the Central Coast Mariners soccer team in Newcastle, Australia, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018. Bolt's attempt to win a contract to play as a professional in Australian football's A-League began in earnest on his 32nd birthday Tuesday. (AP Photo/Steve Christo)
August 21, 2018 - 12:00 pm
GOSFORD, Australia (AP) — Usain Bolt practiced with Australian soccer club Central Coast Mariners for the first time Tuesday, taking part in light passing drills and agility tests on his 32nd birthday. Bolt, who said he passed up chances to try out for clubs in Europe before accepting an offer to...
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FILE - In this Aug. 14, 2015, file photo, pitcher John Smoltz is honored for his induction into the Baseball Hall of Fame before the start of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, in Atlanta. Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes _ and fast _ to make the game more watchable and more appealing to fans both young and old. Smoltz told PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that baseball needs to deal with the way the game has changed because of analytics and implement rule changes to make sure decisions aren't always ruled by people using spreadsheets. He said the game is running itself into the ground and isn’t sustainable as it is being played today. (AP Photo/John Amis, File)
August 21, 2018 - 11:19 am
Hall of Fame pitcher John Smoltz says baseball needs to make some changes — and fast — to make the game more watchable and more appealing to fans both young and old. Smoltz told PodcastOne Sports Now co-hosts Tim Dahlberg and Jim Litke that baseball needs to deal with the way the game has changed...
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