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New York Mets' Luis Guillorme is greeted by teammates after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 10, 2019 - 8:13 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: METS MAGIC Ace Jacob deGrom (7-7, 2.77) and the streaking Mets go for their ninth straight win and a three-game sweep of Washington. New York has won 15 of 16, posting a pair of late-inning comeback wins this weekend at energized Citi Field. The...
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Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez (44) is greeted at home by Aledmys Diaz (16) after Alvarez hit a grand slam off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Tayler Scott during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 10, 2019 - 8:10 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team's extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren't showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston's six homers and drove in a career-high seven runs to help...
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Cincinnati Reds' Aristides Aquino celebrates after hitting a solo home run, his second home run of the game, in the third inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Aaron Doster)
August 10, 2019 - 7:36 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Aristides Aquino homered in his first three at-bats , keeping up his prodigious power display and leading Cincinnati over the Chicago Cubs 10-1 Saturday night. Aquino came up twice more with a chance to match the major league record for home runs in a game. He drew a...
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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 - 12:35 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 09, 2019 - 9:57 pm
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 09, 2019 - 9:53 pm
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 - 8:50 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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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 - 7:18 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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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 09, 2019 - 7:02 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevor Bauer fanned 11 batters in his Reds home debut Friday night, and Aristides Aquino homered again as Yasiel Puig's replacement, leading Cincinnati to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The Reds' biggest July trade paid off both ways against the NL Central leaders...
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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 - 6:12 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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