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Chicago Cubs fans wait for a ball outside of Wrigley Field before the Opening Day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers in Chicago, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Chicago. In a normal year, that would mean a sellout crowd at Wrigley Field and jammed bars surrounding the famed ballpark. But in a pandemic-shortened season, it figures to be a different atmosphere. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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July 31, 2020 - 1:40 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Standing on a corner on Waveland Avenue, Moe Mullins has seen them come and go. Sosa and McGwire. The Sandberg Game. Pujols. Young and old men alike. Summers full of blue skies, and a neighborhood changed forever. “You know, life is a big circle,” Mullins says. Like a baseball. While...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich tosses his bat as he walks back to the dugout after striking out looking against Pittsburgh Pirates relief pitcher Robbie Erlin during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)
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July 31, 2020 - 2:34 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: SLOW STARTS Two-time defending NL batting champion Christian Yelich has a long way to go if he wants a three-peat. The Milwaukee star is 1 for 27 to start the season, an .037 average that’s worst among qualified hitters. Yelich also has struck out...
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Los Angeles Angelsl Mike Trout takes batting practice before a baseball game between the Oakland Athletics and the Angels in Oakland, Calif., Friday, July 24, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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July 31, 2020 - 1:43 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout was placed on the paternity list before the Los Angeles Angels' game against the Seattle Mariners on Thursday night. The reigning AL Most Valuable Player and his wife, Jessica, are expecting their first child, which is due on Monday. Trout, who turns 29 on Aug. 7,...
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Rain falls during a rain delay prior to a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and the Chicago Cubs at Great American Ballpark in Cincinnati, Thursday, July 30, 2020. (AP Photo/Bryan Woolston)
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July 30, 2020 - 11:23 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Shortened season, shorter games. Big league doubleheaders will now become a pair of seven-inning games, baseball’s latest radical rule change during a season reshaped by the coronavirus pandemic. Major League Baseball and the players’ union reached agreement Thursday on the new...
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Cleveland Indians' Shane Bieber, center left, celebrates with catcher Sandy Leon after Bieber's performance against the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Thursday, July 30, 2020, in Minneapolis. Bieber earned the win. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
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July 30, 2020 - 11:14 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cleveland's Shane Bieber tied the major league record for strikeouts in a pitcher's first two starts of the season, punching out 13 Minnesota Twins over eight innings in the Indians' 2-0 victory on Thursday night. Bieber (2-0) fanned 14 over six scoreless innings on Friday...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich strikes out during an intrasquad game Tuesday, July 21, 2020, at Miller Park in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
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July 30, 2020 - 6:54 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Two-time defending NL batting champion Christian Yelich has a long way to go if he wants a three-peat. The Milwaukee Brewers star is 1 for 27 to start the season, an .037 average that's worst among qualified hitters. Not by much. Houston's George Springer is batting .048, and...
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Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo, left, talks with first base umpire Joe West, right, after Rowdy Tellez was ejected during the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Washington. The Nationals won 4-0 in extra innings. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
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July 30, 2020 - 2:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said Thursday his team's series at Philadelphia scheduled for this weekend was called off because of concerns about the coronavirus after two Phillies staffers tested positive. “Our plans right now are to stay put and let MLB work through...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor gets Chicago White Sox's Luis Robert at second base in the seventh inning in the second baseball game of a doubleheader, Tuesday, July 28, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
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July 30, 2020 - 2:23 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Ernie Banks famously said: “Let’s play two.” Baseball players just might not want to play nine innings twice in one day during this pandemic-delayed season. While Cleveland swept the Chicago White Sox in the first doubleheader of the season on Tuesday, union head Tony Clark called...
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San Francisco Giants' Mike Yastrzemski watches his game-ending solo home run against the San Diego Padres during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Wednesday, July 29, 2020. The Giants won 7-6. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
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July 30, 2020 - 2:05 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski homered twice, the second a towering solo shot into McCovey Cove in the ninth inning, lifting the San Francisco Giants past the San Diego Padres 7-6 on Wednesday night. Donovan Solano had a three-run home run in the eighth and Alex Dickerson also went deep as...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Edwin Rios watches his two-run home run against the Houston Astros during the 13th inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 29, 2020, in Houston. The Dodgers won 4-2 in 13 innings. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
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July 30, 2020 - 12:24 am
HOUSTON (AP) — The Dodgers and Astros showed no carry-over Wednesday night from a fracas in the series opener that led to suspensions, and Edwin Ríos hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning to lift Los Angeles over Houston 4-2. No pitches were thrown above or behind any batters, nobody made any ugly...
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