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San Francisco Giants' Buster Posey watches his team play during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 21, 2018 - 7:34 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — San Francisco Giants catcher Buster Posey might need hip surgery that would end his season. Giants general manager Bobby Evans said Tuesday that "we have discussed the possibility." The San Francisco Chronicle first reported on Posey's situation. Posey has been dealing with hip...
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New York Yankees left fielder Giancarlo Stanton talks with the news media before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Tuesday, Aug. 21, 2018, in Miami. Stanton says it's weird to return to Miami, where he played his first eight major league season and will now try to help the Yankees beat the Marlins. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
August 21, 2018 - 3:43 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton sat in the visitors' dugout before batting practice, which gave him a different angle of Marlins Park's kitschy, colossal home sculpture. "I still don't like it," he said with a laugh. "But it won't be going off if I hit one." Stanton activated the moveable sculpture...
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New York Yankees trainer Steve Donohue, third from right, and manager Aaron Boone, right, check on Didi Gregorius, second from right, after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales (not shown) in the first inning of a baseball game in New Yorkm, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
August 21, 2018 - 3:40 pm
MIAMI (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius went on the 10-day disabled list Tuesday, and the injury-plagued playoff contenders are hoping his bruised left heel mends quickly. The roster move, which was announced before a game at Miami, was retroactive to Monday. Gregorius was hurt in a...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Matt Carpenter, upper left, hits a solo home run as Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen, below, watches along with catcher Yasmani Grandal, right, and home plate umpire Sam Holbrook during the ninth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Los Angeles. The Cardinals won 5-3. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
August 21, 2018 - 12:28 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Since the calendar turned to August, the St. Louis Cardinals have been on a tear. They kept it up against Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen, who allowed ninth-inning homers to Jedd Gyorko and Matt Carpenter in his return from the disabled list in a 5-3 loss to the Cardinals on Monday...
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Houston Astros second baseman Yuli Gurriel, left, and Seattle Mariners' Robinson Cano eye the ball after Cano arrived at second base on his double in the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)
August 20, 2018 - 11:23 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Robinson Cano is searching for any way to help the Seattle Mariners stay in the playoff race and try to make up for the 80 games he was gone while being suspended. On Monday night, it was hitting a game-winning home run — his first long ball in more than three months. "It was a good...
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New York Mets' Amed Rosario (1) and Dominic Smith (22) collide while trying to catch a ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Brandon Crawford during the thirteenth inning of a baseball game Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in New York. Andrew McCutchen scored on the error by Smith. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 20, 2018 - 9:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Brandon Crawford's potential inning-ending popup in the 13th was dropped when Mets left fielder Dominic Smith plowed into shortstop Amed Rosario, giving the San Francisco Giants a 2-1 win over New York on Monday night. The Giants had runners at first and third and two outs when...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Corey Kluber delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
August 20, 2018 - 7:53 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Greg Allen hit a tiebreaking homer right after Boston pitcher Rick Porcello was struck in the midsection by a line drive, and Corey Kluber tied for the major league wins lead as the Cleveland Indians beat the Red Sox 5-4 Monday night. Kluber (16-6) pitched into the seventh inning and...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton watches his solo home run off Toronto Blue Jays starting pitcher Sean Reid-Foley during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Aug. 18, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 20, 2018 - 6:19 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: SOUTH BEACH STANTON Giancarlo Stanton returns to Marlins Park for the first time since Miami traded him to the New York Yankees in December. Stanton spent his first eight years with the Marlins and was the NL MVP last season when he hit 59 home...
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New York Yankees' Didi Gregorius goes down after a collision with Toronto Blue Jays first baseman Kendrys Morales in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays in New York, Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Noah K. Murray)
August 19, 2018 - 11:03 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING The Yankees will see how shortstop Didi Gregorius is feeling, a day after he bruised his left heel in a collision while beating out an infield hit. Gregorius was hurt when he tumbled over Toronto first baseman Kendrys Morales. Gregorius is...
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New York Mets' Jose Bautista drives in a run with a single off Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Adam Morgan in the second inning of the Little League Classic baseball game at Bowman Field in Williamsport, Pa., Sunday, Aug. 19, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
August 19, 2018 - 8:27 pm
WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Jason Vargas never talks to fans from the on-deck circle, just like major league teams never line up after a game and shake hands. Put a big league game in a tiny park full of 11 and 12 year olds, though, and those kinds of customs get tossed aside. Amed Rosario had three...
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