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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Mike Moustakas (8) after hitting a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 28, 2018 - 9:55 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It was quite a trip for Mike Moustakas — from coast to coast, from last place to a pennant race. The power-hitting Royals third baseman was having dinner with his wife in New York on Friday night after a rainout at Yankee Stadium when told the Royals had traded him to Milwaukee...
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Kansas City Royals' Salvador Perez (13) celebrates with Mike Moustakas (8) after hitting a two-run home run against the New York Yankees during the sixth inning of a baseball game Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 28, 2018 - 4:58 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers found the left-handed power hitter they sought, acquiring third baseman Mike Moustakas on Friday from the Kansas City Royals to complete a second significant trade in two days as the club makes a push for its first playoff appearance since 2011. "We were...
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Texas Rangers pitcher Cole Hamels walks out of the Rangers' dugout, next to manager Jeff Banister during the third inning of the team's baseball game against the Oakland Athletics on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in Arlington, Texas. (Ashley Landis/The Dallas Morning News via AP)
July 28, 2018 - 3:54 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: FIRED-UP COLE Cole Hamels goes from last place to first place when he joins the Chicago Cubs during this weekend's series at St. Louis. The Cubs got the left-hander Friday, trading pitchers Eddie Butler and Rollie Lacy and a player to be named to...
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New York Mets' Asdrubal Cabrera (13) celebrates with Amed Rosario (1) near Pittsburgh Pirates catcher Francisco Cervelli, right, as Cabrera returns to the dugout after hitting a two-run home run off Pirates starting pitcher Nick Kingham during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Thursday, July 26, 2018. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
July 27, 2018 - 9:33 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Asdrubal Cabrera moved around a lot for the New York Mets, switching spots all over the infield. He was on the go Friday, too — to the Philadelphia Phillies. The NL East-leading Phillies swung a deal four days before the trade deadline, getting Cabrera from the Mets for Double-A...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts after being hit by a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. The Yankees won 7-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 27, 2018 - 9:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge immediately knew something was wrong. He'd been hit by pitches before, and they never felt like this. A day later, the New York Yankees slugger could smile. Sort of. His fractured right wrist will put him out for three weeks, not the rest of the season. "It could've been...
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FILE - In this June 7, 2018, file photo, Texas Rangers starting pitcher Cole Hamels walks back to the dugout after the top of the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, in Arlington, Texas. Less than a week before the non-waiver trade deadline, the veteran lefty is in what he calls the worst stretch of his career. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter, File)
July 27, 2018 - 7:10 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are gambling a change of scenery and a pennant race will help Cole Hamels return to form. The Cubs acquired the veteran left-hander from the Texas Rangers on Friday for right-hander Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy and a player to be named. The Cubs are...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts after being hit by a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. The Yankees won 7-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 26, 2018 - 11:47 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge winced, and so did most everyone else at Yankee Stadium. All geared up for a pennant race, the New York Yankees caught a bad break Thursday night: Their All-Star slugger sustained a fractured right wrist when he was hit by a fastball and is expected to miss three weeks...
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New York Yankees' Aaron Judge reacts after being hit by a pitch during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Kansas City Royals on Thursday, July 26, 2018, in New York. The Yankees won 7-2. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 26, 2018 - 11:21 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Aaron Judge sustained a fractured right wrist when he was hit by a fastball and is expected to miss three weeks, overshadowing New York's 7-2 victory Thursday night against the Kansas City Royals. The Yankees said Judge had a chip fracture and that no surgery has...
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Chicago White Sox relief pitcher Joakim Soria throws during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday, July 24, 2018, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Mark J. Terrill)
July 26, 2018 - 4:39 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Two-time All-Star closer Joakim Soria was acquired by the Milwaukee Brewers from the Chicago White Sox on Thursday for a pair of pitching prospects, left-hander Kodi Medeiros and right-hander Wilber Perez. As part of the trade, Chicago will send Milwaukee $1,064,516 to cover part...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, left, and Jason Heyward celebrates the team's 2-1 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks after a baseball game Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
July 26, 2018 - 4:03 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: OCTOBER PREVIEW Several top teams in the National League are matched up against fellow playoff contenders. Arizona wraps up a four-game series at Wrigley Field versus the Cubs. Max Muncy and the Dodgers host Atlanta. And it's Milwaukee in San...
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