MLB baseball

June 21, 2018 - 6:29 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It was a flying frankfurter and not a foul ball that left a baseball fan with a black eye in Philadelphia. Kathy McVay says she was at Monday night's Phillies game when the team's mascot, the Phillie Phanatic, rolled out his hot dog launcher. McVay was sitting near home plate...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after hitting a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 7-5. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 21, 2018 - 5:19 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG ARMS IN THE BRONX With slugger Giancarlo Stanton heating up at the plate, the major league-leading Yankees (49-22) go for a three-game sweep of visiting Seattle. Luis Severino (10-2, 2.09 ERA) pitches for New York against lefty James Paxton (6...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton hits a walk-off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in New York. The Yankees defeated the Mariners 7-5. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 20, 2018 - 11:30 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton lined a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning, and the New York Yankees erased a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-5 on Wednesday night. Gary Sanchez tied the score with a two-run homer in the eighth, and the Yankees went on to...
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FILE - In this June 6, 2018, file photo, Seattle Mariners' Ichiro Suzuki takes batting practice before the team's baseball game against the Houston Astros Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Houston. Suzuki might not be an active player anymore, but that didn't stop rumors from swirling about the possibility of him taking part in next month's All-Star Home Run Derby in the nation's capital. What started as a light-hearted conversation among Seattle's coaching staff grew into something that caused a stir in the clubhouse before Wednesday's game, June 20. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke, File)
June 20, 2018 - 10:53 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Now that he's no longer an active player, maybe Ichiro Suzuki wants to start swinging for the fences. How about at next month's Home Run Derby during All-Star festivities in Washington? What began as light-hearted banter among Seattle Mariners coaches grew into something that caused...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, top, celebrates his solo home run off Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Nathan Eovaldi with Tony Kemp (18) during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Eric Christian Smith)
June 20, 2018 - 10:52 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve homered twice, including the last of three straight by the Astros in the sixth inning, to lift Houston to a 5-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. The game was tied in the bottom of the sixth when George Springer's 15th homer this season made it 2-1. Two...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester checks the runner at first during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 20, 2018 - 5:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings. Baez had two doubles, a triple and a steal. He also made some solid...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, celebrates with Tyler Naquin after the Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 12-0 in a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 20, 2018 - 4:39 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber (11-3) allowed only a second-inning single past third base by Omar...
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, relieves pitcher Hunter Strickland in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 20, 2018 - 2:15 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: NEED A HAND The Giants are looking for answers at the back of the bullpen after closer Hunter Strickland broke his hand Monday night punching a door in frustration. Strickland blew a save in a 5-4 loss to Miami, then cost himself six to eight...
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Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr., left, celebrates his game winning RBI single off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brock Stewart, as Kris Bryant, right, scores the winning run during the 10th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 2-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 20, 2018 - 12:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. got even. So did the Chicago Cubs. Almora hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader. Kris Bryant sparked the winning rally with a leadoff triple...
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New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2018 - 11:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In their first road test against baseball's top team, the upstart Seattle Mariners were no match for the Yankees' pitching and power. Domingo German tossed two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York's four home runs Tuesday night in a 7-2...
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