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Toronto Blue Jays' Randal Grichuk follows through on a two-run single during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees Saturday, July 13, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 13, 2019 - 6:16 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson sat alone on the bench after the final out, needing a minute to decompress. He certainly deserved it. With a tribute to former teammate Tyler Skaggs written on his cap, Hudson got Luke Voit to look at strike three with runners at the corners...
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Washington Nationals' Max Scherzer pitches against the Detroit Tigers during the second inning of a baseball game Sunday, June 30, 2019, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Duane Burleson)
July 13, 2019 - 5:44 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Washington Nationals have put Max Scherzer on the 10-day injury list because the ace right-hander has a mid-back strain. An MRI on Scherzer's back came back negative, and the three-time Cy Young Award winner had his start pushed back from Sunday to Tuesday. But he was placed...
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Baltimore Orioles starter Andrew Cashner walks back to the dugout after he pitched the top of the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Cleveland Indians, Saturday, June 29, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
July 13, 2019 - 5:05 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have upgraded their starting rotation by obtaining right-hander Andrew Cashner in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles. The deal was announced Saturday after Baltimore beat Tampa Bay 2-1 in the first game of a day-night doubleheader. The Red Sox also got cash while...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale reacts on the mound after giving up a two-run home run to Toronto Blue Jays' Danny Jansen in the fourth inning of a baseball game in Toronto, Wednesday, July 3, 2019. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 13, 2019 - 2:30 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBER WHEN Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale faces the Dodgers for the first time since he came out of the bullpen to finish last year's World Series, striking out the side in the ninth inning of Boston's 5-1 victory in Game 5. Sale struggled in...
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Members of the Los Angeles Angels observe a moment of silence for teammate Tyler Skaggs, before a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 1:28 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels all put on Tyler Skaggs' No. 45 jerseys and stood solemnly on the field while his mother, Debbie, delivered a heartbreakingly perfect strike on the first pitch. The Angels then proceeded to play their heavy hearts out in their first home game since...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Felix Pena, right, celebrates with catcher Dustin Garneau after the Angels threw a combined no-hitter against the Seattle Mariners during a baseball game Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. Taylor Cole pitched the first two innings. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 1:15 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Taylor Cole and Felix Pena of the Los Angeles Angels pitched the second combined no-hitter in franchise history, beating the Seattle Mariners 13-0 Friday night in the team's first home game since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. It is the second no-hitter in the majors this...
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Los Angeles Angels relief pitcher Felix Pena throws to a Seattle Mariners batter during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, July 12, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 13, 2019 - 12:04 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels pitcher Taylor Cole and Felix Pena have combined for eight no-hit innings against the Seattle Mariners. The only Seattle player to reach base was designated hitter Omar Narvaez, who walked with one out in the fifth inning. Cole was the opener and worked two...
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Boston Red Sox's Jackie Bradley Jr. , left, gets back safely to first base as Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Max Muncy hangs on to the ball after a pickoff attempt during the seventh inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park, Friday, July 12, 2019, in Boston. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
July 12, 2019 - 10:24 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer, Eduardo Rodriguez struck out 10 and the Boston Red Sox beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 Friday night in the opener of a three-game rematch of the 2018 World Series. Rafael Devers and Christian Vázquez also homered for the Red Sox, who broke the...
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Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant, right, scores against Pittsburgh Pirates' Jacob Stallings, left, during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Friday, July 12, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)
July 12, 2019 - 6:35 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward and Kris Bryant rescued the Chicago Cubs with a clutch swing and some nifty baserunning. Heyward hit a tiebreaking RBI single with two out in the eighth inning, and the Cubs edged the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Friday in their first game after the All-Star break. Bryant...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Lance Lynn works against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 11, 2019, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)
July 11, 2019 - 10:18 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Lance Lynn matched his season high with 11 strikeouts in seven stellar innings for his major league-best 12th victory and the Texas Rangers beat the AL West-leading Houston Astros 5-0 in the only game Thursday night when Major League Baseball resumed after the All-Star break...
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