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Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Gio Gonzalez smiles during a media availability after he was recently acquired in a trade with the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Friday, Aug. 31, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
August 31, 2018 - 8:36 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — It didn't take Gio Gonzalez long to get to his new team. The Milwaukee Brewers got a proven left-handed starter for their stretch run, acquiring Gonzalez from the Washington Nationals on Friday night for two minor leaguers and international slot money. The deal was announced after...
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August 31, 2018 - 5:47 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers bolstered their bullpen on Friday, acquiring right-hander Ryan Madson from the Washington Nationals for a minor league pitcher. The five-time defending NL West champions have Kenley Jansen as their closer, but he's been shaky since coming off the disabled...
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August 31, 2018 - 3:56 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers added bullpen help for the final stretch, acquiring veteran Xavier Cedeno from the Chicago White Sox for two minor leaguers on Friday. Cedeno is 2-0 with a 2.84 ERA in 33 appearances after signing with Chicago as a minor league free agent in January. The left-...
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San Francisco Giants' Andrew McCutchen follows through on an RBI-single in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Alex Avila during the eighth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 31, 2018 - 12:16 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: FINAL SALE Andrew McCutchen was on the verge of becoming a Yankee late Thursday night as New York was close to completing a deal with San Francisco, and more players might move on the final day to swing trade waiver deals. The timetable for Aaron...
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San Francisco Giants' Andrew McCutchen follows through on an RBI-single in front of Arizona Diamondbacks catcher Alex Avila during the eighth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 30, 2018 - 8:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The playoff-contending New York Yankees are close to completing a trade for San Francisco Giants outfielder Andrew McCutchen. A person familiar with the negotiations told The Associated Press on Thursday night the Yankees would send infielder Abiatal Avelino and another minor...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 30, 2018 - 4:57 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price visited a hand specialist on Thursday, and manager Alex Cora said he isn't sure when the left-hander will make his next start. Price was hit on his left wrist by a line drive in the third inning of Wednesday night's 14-6 win against Miami at Fenway...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, of Japan, sits in the dugout prior to a baseball game against the Colorado Rockies, Monday, Aug. 27, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 30, 2018 - 4:47 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Shohei Ohtani is a two-way player again. Angels manager Mike Scioscia announced Thursday the Japanese rookie sensation will start for Los Angeles on Sunday night for the first time since spraining the ulnar collateral ligament in his right pitching elbow nearly three months ago...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 29, 2018 - 11:48 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PRICE CHECK The major league-leading Red Sox hope for good news on David Price. The left-hander exited Wednesday night's start against Miami with a bruised left wrist after getting hit by a line drive. The team said X-rays were negative and...
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Arizona Diamondbacks' Steven Souza Jr. hits an RBI double against the San Francisco Giants during the fourth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
August 29, 2018 - 10:59 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It had been a couple of weeks since Steven Souza Jr. approached Arizona manager Torey Lovullo in Cincinnati about batting leadoff, so the right fielder began to question whether he would get his chance. "I was wondering," he said. Then, with the offense in a deep funk, Souza...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve, left, congratulates Max Stassi (12) after he scores the go ahead run on the single by George Springer, making the score 4-3 during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics Wednesday, Aug. 29, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/Michael Wyke)
August 29, 2018 - 2:55 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Tyler White homered with one out in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 5-4 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Wednesday. White, who also homered Monday, sent a pitch from Jeurys Familia (4-1) to the seats in left field. The Astros won two of three games in the series to...
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