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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Trevor Cahill (53) reaches down to touch the number 45 on the back of the mound as he prepares to work against the Texas Rangers in the fifth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. The number honors Tyler Skaggs who passed away on Monday in Southlake, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 02, 2019 - 11:25 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — With the memory of Tyler Skaggs weighing heavy on their hearts, the Los Angeles Angels won their first game since the death of the much-loved 27-year-old pitcher who got to play for his favorite childhood team. "He was an exceptional young man with an entire life so full of...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Vladimir Guerrero Jr. throws down his bat after flying out against the Boston Red Sox during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 2, 2019, in Toronto. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 02, 2019 - 9:42 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday: SWING KINGS Major League Baseball is set to announce the participants for next week's Home Run Derby. Six of the eight players are already known — Vladimir Guerrero Jr., Christian Yelich, Ronald Acuña Jr., Pete Alonso, Josh Bell and Carlos...
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The jersey of the late Tyler Skaggs hangs on the wall during a news conference with team management and ownership before a baseball game against the Texas Rangers in Arlington, Texas, Tuesday, July 2, 2019. Skaggs passed away on Monday in Southlake, Texas. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
July 02, 2019 - 8:07 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Latest on the death of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs (all times CDT): 8 p.m. Los Angeles pitcher José Suarez is honoring Tyler Skaggs while starting the first game for the Angels following the 27-year-old's death. Suarez had "RIP 45" written with what appeared...
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FILE - In this June 13, 2019 file photo Los Angeles Angels' Tyler Skaggs pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tyler Skaggs has died at age 27, Monday, July 1, 2019. Skaggs started the Angels' game Saturday night against the Athletics. Their game against the Texas Rangers on Monday night has been postponed. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file)
July 02, 2019 - 2:38 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels are trying to cope with the loss of a teammate. Pitcher Tyler Skaggs died Monday after being found unresponsive in his hotel room in Texas before the team's scheduled series opener against the Rangers. Police in Southlake, Texas, said they were...
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Mourners stand at a memorial to give their condolences for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, July 1, 2019. Skaggs died at the age of 27, stunning Major League Baseball and leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Texas Rangers on Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 02, 2019 - 2:02 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SORROW Angels teammates and the entire Major League Baseball community are mourning the stunning death Monday of Los Angeles pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found unresponsive in his Texas hotel room. He was 27. Police said they were investigating,...
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Mourners stand at a memorial to give their condolences for Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs at Angel Stadium in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, July 1, 2019. Skaggs died at the age of 27, stunning Major League Baseball and leading to the postponement of the team's game against the Texas Rangers on Monday. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
July 02, 2019 - 1:48 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Skaggs had persevered through injuries to become a valuable pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. The left-hander had posted a photo of himself and teammates in cowboy hats for their weeklong trip to Texas, where he was set to start on the Fourth of July holiday. Skaggs...
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Pittsburgh Pirates' Josh Bell watches his three-run home run off Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Adbert Alzolay during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Monday, July 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 01, 2019 - 11:11 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell isn't worried about the Home Run Derby messing with the considerable mojo he's built during his breakout season. Quite the opposite. Bell is pumped for the chance to step into the batter's box and swing for the fences with everyone in baseball watching. So pumped, in...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich (22) is congratulated at the plate by Yasmani Grandal, obscured, left, and Mike Moustakas (11) following a two-run home run off Cincinnati Reds relief pitcher Robert Stephenson during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 1, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/Gary Landers)
July 01, 2019 - 10:17 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — The National League's reigning MVP sure knows how to perform an encore. Christian Yelich singled with the bases loaded and hit his major league-leading 30th homer Monday night, helping the Milwaukee Brewers rally for their sixth straight victory at Great American Ball Park, 8-6...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Adbert Alzolay delivers during the second inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, June 25, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 30, 2019 - 7:59 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: BEAR DOWN The slumping Cubs hope to get right as rookie Adbert Alzolay (1-0) starts against Pittsburgh. Chicago has dropped 3 of 4 and finished June 14-15, its first losing month since May 2017. Alzolay has allowed two runs in 8 2/3 innings over...
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New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge, left, and relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman celebrate after their 12-8 win during a baseball game in London, Sunday, June 30, 2019. (AP Photo/Tim Ireland)
June 30, 2019 - 7:44 pm
LONDON (AP) — Britain treasures tradition, and the New York Yankees wrapped up Major League Baseball's first trip to Europe with one of their sport's classic customs: a late-inning pinstriped comeback. Gary Sánchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a nine-run seventh , and the Yankees overcome a...
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