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The Miami Marlins and the New York Mets joins members of the New York police and fire departments on the field for pregame ceremonies before a baseball game Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
September 11, 2018 - 9:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In a way, Don Mattingly was about as far from the hustle and bustle of downtown New York City as an ex-ballplayer could be on the morning of Sept. 11, 2001. The former New York Yankees captain was cleaning out stalls on his horse farm in Indiana when he heard the horrible news on...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Jim Johnson throws against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Tuesday, Sept. 11, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
September 11, 2018 - 9:21 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Six pitchers have combined to throw seven hitless innings for the Los Angeles Angels against the Texas Rangers. Jim Johnson opened Tuesday night's game with 1 1/3 innings, and Noe Ramirez, Hansel Robles, Cam Bedrosian, Justin Anderson and Jose Alvarez have followed with no-...
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September 11, 2018 - 2:11 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Oakland Athletics left-hander Sean Manaea will have season-ending surgery on his left shoulder next week. The Athletics made the announcement Tuesday. The A's hold the second spot in the AL wild-card race. Manaea has been on the disabled list since Aug. 26. The surgery to repair an...
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Cleveland Indians' Josh Donaldson awaits his turn in the batting cage before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Donaldson was acquired in a trade with the Toronto Blue Jays. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 10, 2018 - 11:58 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBERING Major League Baseball will hold a moment of silence before all games to honor the victims and first responders of 9/11. Players, coaches and umpires will wear caps with a "We Shall Not Forget" ribbon patch. During batting practice...
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Brandt Jean, center, brother of Botham Jean, cries as he attends a news conference outside the Frank Crowley Courts Building on Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Dallas, about the shooting of Botham Jean by Dallas police officer Amber Guyger on Thursday. He was joined by his mother, Allison Jean and attorney Benjamin Crump. (Tom Fox/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
September 10, 2018 - 9:35 pm
DALLAS (AP) — The Latest on a fatal shooting involving an off-duty Dallas police officer (all times local): 11:35 p.m. Protesters gathered at police headquarters in Dallas to speak out against the shooting death of a black man by a white officer who says she mistook his apartment for hers. The...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Lorenzo Cain, right, celebrates scoring a run against the Chicago Cubs with teammate Mike Moustakas during the first inning of a baseball game Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Jim Young)
September 10, 2018 - 8:35 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Lorenzo Cain had four hits, Mike Moustakas scored on Carl Edwards Jr.'s wild pitch in the sixth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Monday night to pull within one game of the NL Central leaders. Orlando Arcia and Jonathan Schoop each drove in a run as...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Justin Verlander (35) pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game, Monday, Sept. 10, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
September 10, 2018 - 6:23 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Justin Verlander made it seem like old times at Comerica Park, drawing several big cheers and pitching seven sharp innings in his return to his former home while leading the Houston Astros over the Detroit Tigers 3-2 Monday night. Verlander struck out 10 in his first game in Detroit...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester delivers a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
September 10, 2018 - 12:23 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WELCOME BACK Justin Verlander will make his first start in Detroit since the Tigers traded him to the Astros last August. The 2011 AL MVP went on to win the World Series with Houston last fall, while Detroit is powering through what figures to be...
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Boston Red Sox's Mitch Moreland, bottom, celebrates his game-winning RBI single with Xander Bogaerts during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 9, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 09, 2018 - 10:14 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Mitch Moreland put some recent struggles behind him with a clutch hit in the ninth inning. Helped the major league-leading Boston Red Sox do the same with their weekend woes, too. Moreland singled in the winning run with two outs in the ninth and the Red Sox beat the Houston Astros 6-...
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Boston Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi (16) is forced out at second base as Houston Astros' Jose Altuve (27) turns the double play on J.D. Martinez during the ninth inning of a baseball game in Boston, Saturday, Sept. 8, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 08, 2018 - 11:28 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: TWO DOWN... Houston tries to become the second team to sweep major league-leading Boston this season when the teams complete their three-game series on national TV. The defending World Series champion Astros took the first two games to extend...
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