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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 25, 2018 - 12:23 am
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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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 - 10:54 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Boston Red Sox had a lot of hits again. However, they couldn't put them together to get a lot of scorng. Willy Adames homered, Michael Perez drove in four runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Red Sox 10-3 Friday night for their sixth straight win. Boston finished...
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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 - 10:00 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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Atlanta United's Josef Martinez runs down the field with his shirt off after scoring a goal against Orlando City during the second half of an MLS soccer match Friday, Aug. 24, 2018, in Orlando, Fla. (AP Photo/John Raoux)
August 24, 2018 - 9:52 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Josef Martinez broke the MLS season goal record with his 28th, giving Atlanta United the lead in the 74th minute in a 2-1 victory over Orlando City on Friday night. Martinez broke a tie for the record with Roy Lassiter, Chris Wondolowski and Bradley Wright-Phillips. Martinez has...
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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 - 9:28 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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Golf fans look on as Brooke Henderson, of Canada, tees off on the second hole during the women's Canadian Open golf tournament in Regina, Saskatchewan, Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 8:17 pm
REGINA, Saskatchewan (AP) — Sung Hyun Park emerged from the scorer's tent to a swarm of fans after shooting an 8-under 64 on Friday in the second round of the CP Women's Open. Few seemed to notice the defending champion and world's top-ranked female player as she strolled undisturbed down a path at...
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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 - 8:12 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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Brooks Koepka, left, shakes hands with Dustin Johnson after they completed the second round of the Northern Trust PGA golf tournament at Ridgewood Country Club in Paramus, N.J., Friday, Aug. 24, 2018. (Chris Pedota/The Record via AP)
August 24, 2018 - 6:29 pm
PARAMUS, N.J. (AP) — Brooks Koepka showed some muscle and unleashed a monstrous finish Friday to share the lead in The Northern Trust. Tiger Woods missed yet another putt and was relieved to still be playing. Koepka spent most of the second round trading birdies and bogeys, going nowhere. One swing...
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Texas Rangers' Bartolo Colon, center, walks off the mound after being relieved by manager Jeff Banister, right, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, Aug. 20, 2018, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
August 24, 2018 - 5:38 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Texas Rangers pitcher Bartolo Colon has been put on the 10-day disabled list because of a strained lower back. The 45-year-old Colon is 7-11 with a 5.45 ERA. The Rangers made the move before Friday night's game at San Francisco. Colon was scratched from a start last Sunday...
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South Korea's Ji Hying Choi celebrates his two-run home run off Japan pitcher Yuya Ito during the second inning of a baseball game at the Little League World Series in South Williamsport, Pa., Wednesday, Aug. 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Tom E. Puskar)
August 24, 2018 - 3:20 pm
SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — The international bracket final Saturday at the Little League World Series will be a rematch of the two teams that have looked the best so far on that side the tournament — Kawaguchi, the representative of defending champion Japan, and Seoul, South Korea. The twist is...
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