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Baltimore Orioles shortstop Manny Machado (13) celebrates in the dugout after hitting a two-run home run during the 15th inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves early Saturday, June 23, 2018, in Atlanta. Baltimore won 10-7 in 15 innings. (AP photo/John Bazemore)
June 23, 2018 - 2:20 am
ATLANTA (AP) — For Braves manager Brian Snitker, playing the matchups meant pitching to Manny Machado with first base open and a marathon game on the line. The Orioles slugger made that strategy look foolish. Machado hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the 15th inning, lifting Baltimore to a 10-7...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Carlos Santana, center, celebrates a two-run home run with teammate Odubel Herrera (37), who also scored, in the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Washington. (AP Photo/Carolyn Kaster)
June 23, 2018 - 2:07 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PHILLY SPECIAL Odubel Herrera has homered in five straight games, tying a Philadelphia record. Chase Utley (twice in 2008), Bobby Abreu (2005), Mike Schmidt (1979) and Dick Allen (1969) also connected five in row for the Phillies. Ken Griffey, Jr...
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Boston Red Sox's J.D. Martinez is doused after the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Fenway Park, Friday, June 22, 2018, in Boston. Martinez singled in the go-ahead run in the Red Sox's 14-10 victory. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)
June 23, 2018 - 12:33 am
BOSTON (AP) — In a showdown of All-Star sluggers, Nelson Cruz had more RBIs, but J.D. Martinez had more help. Martinez homered and drove in five, and the Boston Red Sox rallied from a five-run deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 14-10 on Friday despite a monster night from Cruz. Cruz had a pair of...
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Serbia's Aleksandar Mitrovic celebrates after scoring the opening goal during the group E match between Switzerland and Serbia at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the Kaliningrad Stadium in Kaliningrad, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Antonio Calanni)
June 22, 2018 - 2:56 pm
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 9: 47 p.m. Aleksandar Mitrociv's 13th goal in his last 15 internationals has given Serbia a 1-0 lead at half time of its World Cup match against Switzerland. Fulham striker Mitrovic rose above Fabian Schaer to head in a cross...
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Brazil's Neymar celebrates after scoring his side's second goal during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 22, 2018 - 11:44 am
ST. PETERSBURG, Russia (AP) — After more than 90 minutes of aggravation and exasperation, Neymar and Brazil finally broke through Costa Rica's smothering defense. Philippe Coutinho scored in the first minute of stoppage time, and Neymar followed six minutes later to give Brazil a 2-0 victory over...
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Brazil head coach Tite gestures during the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg Stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Friday, June 22, 2018. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
June 22, 2018 - 11:37 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The Latest on Friday at the World Cup (all times local): 6:30 p.m. Brazil coach Tite says he pulled a muscle during his wild celebrations after Philippe Coutinho's late goal in the 2-0 win over Costa Rica. Tite was unintentionally pushed to the ground by substitute goalkeeper Ederson...
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FILE - In this Jan. 21, 2018, file photo, San Antonio Spurs guard Danny Green, right, stands at the bench with injured teammates Kawhi Leonard, second from left, and Rudy Gay, center, during the second half of an NBA basketball game against the Indiana Pacers in San Antonio. General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star forward Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the Spurs. He remains optimistic the relationship can be salvaged. (AP Photo/Eric Gay, File)
June 22, 2018 - 9:12 am
SAN ANTONIO (AP) — General manager R.C. Buford acknowledges star forward Kawhi Leonard is unhappy with the Spurs. He remains optimistic the relationship can be salvaged. Leonard has requested a trade from San Antonio because he is unhappy after missing most of last season with a right quadriceps...
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England head coach Gareth Southgate, his right arm in a sling after dislocating his shoulder during England's scheduled day off on Wednesday, watches his players take part in a training session for the England team at the 2018 soccer World Cup, in the Spartak Zelenogorsk ground, Zelenogorsk near St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Alastair Grant)
June 22, 2018 - 8:58 am
NIZHNY NOVGOROD, Russia (AP) — England's players have been taken by surprise once this week. They don't want a second shock on Sunday against the World Cup first-timers from Panama. The squad members were taken aback when they got to a team meeting on Thursday to find coach Gareth Southgate with...
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Brazil's Neymar, centre, exercises with his teammates during Brazil's official training on the eve of the group E match between Brazil and Costa Rica at the 2018 soccer World Cup in the St. Petersburg stadium in St. Petersburg, Russia, Thursday, June 21, 2018. (AP Photo/Dmitri Lovetsky)
June 22, 2018 - 6:46 am
MOSCOW (AP) — The most decorated team in soccer plays on the same day as the newest stars on the international stage as Brazil and Iceland both hit the pitch Friday in group stage of the World Cup. Brazil opened Group E play with a 1-1 tie against Switzerland in a disappointing tournament opener...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, left, hits a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Yadier Molina. Philadelphia won 4-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 22, 2018 - 2:09 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PACKING A PUNCH Odubel Herrera tries to homer in his fifth straight game when the Phillies begin a three-game series at Washington. "What he's doing is special," Philadelphia manager Gabe Kapler said. "It's elite." Herrera is batting .419 (13 for...
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