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Pittsburgh Pirates right fielder Gregory Polanco catches a fly ball hit by Cincinnati Reds' Nick Castellanos off Pirates' starting pitcher Steven Brault during the first inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Friday, Sept. 4, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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September 04, 2020 - 7:52 pm
Major League Baseball had its fullest schedule in nearly a half-century Friday with 20 games set to be played, including five doubleheaders caused by postponements for weather, the coronavirus and protests of racial injustice. The last time 20 games were on the schedule was Aug. 4, 1974, when there...
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Oakland Athletics' Matt Chapman celebrates with Matt Olson after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the fourth inning of the second baseball game of a doubleheader Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Houston. (Kevin M. Cox/The Galveston County Daily News via AP)
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September 03, 2020 - 7:46 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: A’S IN ACTION The AL West-leading Athletics play for the first time since last Saturday, when they were swept in a doubleheader at Houston. Oakland returns to the Coliseum as Jesús Luzardo (2-1, 3.74 ERA) faces Fernando Tatis Jr. and the...
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Former Philadelphia Phillies player Dick Allen speaks after the unveiling of his retired number prior to a baseball game between the Phillies and the Washington Nationals, Thursday, Sept. 3, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Derik Hamilton)
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September 03, 2020 - 6:52 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dick Allen’s No. 15 was retired by the Philadelphia Phillies in a ceremony Thursday, a long overdue honor for one of the franchise’s greatest players who fought against racism during a tumultuous period with the team in the 1960s. The 78-year-old Allen thanked Phillies managing...
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FILE - In this March 1968 file photo, New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver poses for a photo, location not known. Seaver, the galvanizing leader of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship team and a pitcher who personified the rise of expansion teams during an era of radical change for baseball, has died. He was 75. The Hall of Fame said Wednesday night, Sept. 2, 2020, that Seaver died on Aug. 31 from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. (AP Photo, File)
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September 03, 2020 - 1:54 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Tom Seaver transformed a franchise and captivated a city, setting enduring standards as he whipped his powerful right arm overhead for the Miracle Mets and dirtied his right knee atop major league mounds for two decades. A consummate pro and pitching icon, he finished fulfilled...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher Mike Kickham (74) watches as Atlanta Braves' Adam Duvall, center, rounds the bases on Duvall's two-run home run during the second inning of a baseball game, Wednesday Sept. 2, 2020, in Boston. At left is Braves Austin Riley. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
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September 03, 2020 - 12:35 am
BOSTON (AP) — Adam Duvall hit three home runs a night after teammate Marcell Ozuna did it, making them the first teammates in major league history to perform the feat in consecutive games as the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the stumbling Boston Red Sox 7-5 Wednesday night for a three-game...
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FILE - In this March 1968 file photo, New York Mets pitcher Tom Seaver poses for a photo, location not known. Seaver, the galvanizing leader of the Miracle Mets 1969 championship team and a pitcher who personified the rise of expansion teams during an era of radical change for baseball, has died. He was 75. The Hall of Fame said Wednesday night, Sept. 2, 2020, that Seaver died on Aug. 31 from complications of Lewy body dementia and COVID-19. (AP Photo, File)
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September 02, 2020 - 11:00 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors on Thursday: TOM TERRIFIC Tributes will certainly pour in for Hall of Fame pitcher Tom Seaver, a day after the New York Mets announced his death at 75. The ace who steered a stunning transformation from lovable losers to Miracle Mets in 1969 died Monday...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Ben Heller reacts after he was tossed for hitting a batter during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Wednesday, Sept. 2, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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September 02, 2020 - 10:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees reliever Ben Heller was ejected from Wednesday night’s game against the Tampa Bay Rays for hitting Hunter Renfroe in the leg with a pitch, the latest chapter in a simmering rivalry between the top two teams in the AL East. Heller plunked Renfroe with a 95 mph fastball with...
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File-Pittsburgh Pirates outfielder Roberto Clemente. The Pittsburgh Pirates will honor Hall of Famer Roberto Clemente when they wear No. 21 against the Chicago White Sox on Wednesday, Sept. 9, 2020. The team believes this is an important step into having Clemente's number retired by Major League Baseball(Pittsburgh Tribune-Review via AP, File)/
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September 02, 2020 - 6:45 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Roberto Clemente's legacy in Pittsburgh and his native Puerto Rico is secure. The club the Hall of Fame outfielder spent two decades playing for is trying to ensure that legacy — both on and off the field — is acknowledged regularly by the masses. The team announced Tuesday that...
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Third base umpire Jansen Visconti, center, restrains New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman, right, after the Tampa Bay Rays and Yankees traded words after the Yankees' 5-3 victory in a baseball game, Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, at Yankee Stadium in New York. The altercation ensued after Chapman threw a high pitch at Rays pinch hitter Michael Brosseau in the final at-bat of the game. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
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September 02, 2020 - 2:21 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ RED-HOT RIVALS The Rays and Yankees play for the final time this season a night after New York closer Aroldis Chapman threw a 101 mph fastball near the head of pinch-hitter Michael Brosseau on Tuesday, prompting the benches to empty after the...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Zach Plesac throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Tuesday, Sept. 1, 2020, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
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September 02, 2020 - 12:21 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zach Plesac returned to the Indians with six solid innings after being punished for breaking coronavirus protocols, and Cleveland beat the Kansas City Royals 10-1 Tuesday night. The right-handed Plesac (2-1) allowed a run and four hits, striking out six and walking none. The...
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