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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Alex Gordon after hitting a three-run home run during the first inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 24, 2018 - 10:23 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez made a young fan's night by coming through on his promise to hit a home run. A few hours later, a couple kids on the Kansas City Royals hit their own memorable shots. Ryan O'Hearn and Hunter Dozier became the first rookies ever to hit back-to-back home runs to...
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Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Ryan Borucki throws to a Philadelphia Phillies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 8:00 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Jake Arrieta wasn't too happy with the effort his Philadelphia Phillies produced against the Toronto Blue Jays. Kendrys Morales homered for the fifth straight game, Billy McKinney hit a two-run shot and Toronto beat Philadelphia 4-2 on Friday night, handing the slumping Phillies...
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Tampa Bay Rays' Willy Adames, left, celebrates his two-run home run in front Boston Red Sox catcher Blake Swihart during the fourth inning of a baseball game on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Scott Audette)
August 24, 2018 - 7:36 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Boston Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Perez had a two-run double in the second, and a two-run single in Tampa Bay's five-run third. His four RBIs matched his...
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Grounds crew workers roll water off the warning track during a delay during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the Kansas City Royals and the Cleveland Indians on Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Kansas City, Mo. The water was believed to come from a leak in a fountain in right field delaying the game for half an hour. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
August 24, 2018 - 7:28 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — A game between the Kansas City Royals and Cleveland Indians was delayed 30 minutes Friday night after a pipe burst near Kauffman Stadium's iconic outfield fountains, causing flooding on the right field warning track. Water began leaking onto the field in the top of the...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout walks out of the batting cage during practice for a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Jae C. Hong)
August 24, 2018 - 6:12 pm
ANAHEIM (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is back in the lineup for the first time since the death of his brother-in-law. Trout was starting Friday night at home against Houston. The two-time AL MVP is hitting .309 with 30 home runs and 60 RBIs, and leads the majors with a .459 on-base...
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Chicago Cubs' David Bote, right, is congratulated by teammates after hitting a winning solo home run during the 10th inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
August 24, 2018 - 4:11 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — While David Bote is learning about the major leagues, baseball is learning about the rookie, too. Like be really, really careful when he steps to the plate in a big spot. Bote struck again on Friday, connecting in the 10th inning for another game-ending home run that sent the Chicago...
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Toronto Blue Jays designated hitter Kendrys Morales round the bases after hitting a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (Nathan Denette/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 12:05 pm
As fantasy baseball nears its playoff stretch, some players are available that can help you push the power totals. It's also a good week to stream starters given some of the matchups. PLAYERS TO PICK UP KENDRYS MORALES, 1B, Toronto Blue Jays (24 percent owned in CBSSports.com leagues) — The veteran...
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Just recalled from the Triple A team, Colorado Rockies left fielder Matt Holliday takes the field to face the San Diego Padres in the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 24, 2018 - 1:26 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: HAPPY HOLLIDAY Matt Holliday takes aim at getting his first hit of the season. The 38-year-old outfielder returned to the Rockies on Thursday for the first time in a decade and went 0 for 3 against San Diego. The seven-time All-Star signed a minor...
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Oakland Athletics' Marcus Semien, right, advances to second on a hit by Ramon Laureano as Minnesota Twins second baseman Logan Forsythe tries to maintain his balance in the fourth inning of a baseball game Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 23, 2018 - 10:00 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver didn't have time for any warmup swings, summoned as an injury replacement for Minnesota in the fourth inning. After two strikes by Oakland starter Trevor Cahill, that's when Garver found his groove. With a two-run, pinch-hit double by Garver , the Twins overtook...
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Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr. reacts after hitting a solo home run during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Thursday, Aug. 23, 2018, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 23, 2018 - 7:53 pm
MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins hit Ronald Acuna Jr., again. They couldn't hit Sean Newcomb, again. Acuna, the dazzling Atlanta rookie, connected on a 432-foot blast for his 21st home run and got hit by another Miami pitch, though tempers stayed in check this time and the Braves went on to beat the...
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