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New York Yankees' Masahiro Tanaka runs home to score a run on a sacrifice fly by teammate Aaron Judge during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, June 8, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
June 09, 2018 - 12:35 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Standing off third base for the first time in his big league career, Masahiro Tanaka heard coach Phil Nevin yell for him to tag up when Aaron Judge lofted a 264-foot flyball to Mets right fielder Jay Bruce in the sixth inning of Friday night's Subway Series opener. The 29-year-old...
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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Marco Gonzales delivers to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 8, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
June 08, 2018 - 11:21 pm
ST. PETERSBIRG, Fla. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners got another big start from Marco Gonzales and needed a big play from catcher Mike Zunino to keep up their winning stretch. Marco Gonzales won his fourth straight start and the surging Mariners beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 Friday night for their 16th...
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FILE - In this Sept. 19, 2017, file photo, San Diego Padres relief pitcher Jose Torres winds up during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in San Diego. Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Friday, June 8 , 2018. The penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers 100 games. (AP Photo/Orlando Ramirez, File)
June 08, 2018 - 4:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — San Diego Padres pitcher Jose Torres has accepted a suspension without pay for the rest of the year by Major League Baseball after his December arrest on domestic violence charges. Commissioner Rob Manfred made the announcement Friday. The penalty is retroactive to June 5 and covers...
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June 08, 2018 - 3:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Closer Jeurys Familia is the latest New York Mets player to get hurt. Familia was placed on the 10-day disabled list before Friday's Subway Series opener against the Yankees because of a sore right shoulder. The move was retroactive to Thursday. Familia is 2-3 with 14 saves and a 2...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton, right, celebrates his home run against the Toronto Blue Jays during the 13th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 6, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 08, 2018 - 1:09 am
A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: 7 TRAIN GAMES The Yankees and Mets open a three-game Subway Series at Citi Field. Jacob deGrom has been stellar for the Mets, but New York hasn't been so great in return. DeGrom has a 0.99 ERA over his past nine starts, and yet the Mets are 2-7...
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Washington Capitals left wing Alex Ovechkin, of Russia, hoists the Stanley Cup after the Capitals defeated the Golden Knights in Game 5 of the NHL hockey Stanley Cup Finals Thursday, June 7, 2018, in Las Vegas. (AP Photo/John Locher)
June 08, 2018 - 12:48 am
LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Ovechkin put both hands to his head and screamed while he left the bench and skated into the thick of the Washington Capitals' joyous celebration. And right before Ovechkin hoisted the Stanley Cup, the Washington captain put both hands on his head again in a gesture of...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani, right, hits a single to right with Kansas City Royals catcher Salvador Perez and home plate umpire Gabe Morales, left, watching during the sixth inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Monday, June 4, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
June 07, 2018 - 11:41 am
Mike Scioscia says managing Shohei Ohtani has been easy so far, as a baseball experiment unlike any other continues for the Los Angeles Angels. The Angels manager appeared on the "PodcastOne Sports Now" show to talk about handling the Japanese star. He also discusses his first major league hit with...
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Detroit Tigers left fielder JaCoby Jones (21) blows a bubble while waiting for a pitch to be delivered while trailing the Boston Red Sox during the third inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
June 07, 2018 - 4:54 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: SAME NAME GAME Cole Hamels (3-5) pitches for Texas against Gerrit Cole and the visiting Astros in the opener of a four-game series. Hamels, with a 2.89 ERA in his last seven starts, threw six shutout innings vs. Houston on May 11. Cole (6-1, 2.20...
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Los Angeles Angels starting pitcher Shohei Ohtani, third from right, is removed from the baseball game against the Kansas City Royals during the fifth inning in Anaheim, Calif., Wednesday, June 6, 2018. (AP Photo/Kyusung Gong)
June 07, 2018 - 3:10 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani was removed from his start for the Los Angeles Angels after four innings Wednesday night because of a blister on his pitching hand. It was the second time this season Ohtani left a game due to a blister on his right middle finger. He gave up three runs in two...
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FILE - In a February 2009 file photo, Red Schoendienst of the St Louis Cardinals poses for a photo in Jupiter, Fla. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed the Cardinals to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died Wednesday, June 6, 2018. He was 95. The Cardinals announced Schoendienst's death before the top of the third inning during their game against the Miami Marlins. (AP Photo/Jeff Roberson, File)
June 07, 2018 - 1:39 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — If there was ever anyone who lived his life The Cardinal Way, it was Red Schoendienst. Right down to his ruby name. The team color, of course. Schoendienst, the Hall of Fame second baseman who managed St. Louis to two pennants and a World Series championship in the 1960s, died...
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