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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani throws against the Oakland Athletics during the first inning of a baseball game in Oakland, Calif., Sunday, July 26, 2020. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
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July 26, 2020 - 5:59 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani didn’t record an out in the two-way star's long-awaited return to the mound for the Los Angels Angels, allowing the first six Oakland batters to reach base before his day was done Sunday. The right-hander from Japan gave up Marcus Semien's leadoff single and...
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Washington Nationals' Emilio Bonifacio, left, plays his trumpet in the supplemental dugout as Andrew Stevenson yawns during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees at Nationals Park, Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
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July 26, 2020 - 5:30 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Gleyber Torres helped the New York Yankees prevent the Washington Nationals from tooting their own horn. Yes, the reigning World Series champs had an actual, honest-to-goodness trumpet in their dugout Sunday. Alas, their bullpen blew a lead, so the Nationals never got the chance...
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Texas Rangers starting pitcher Corey Kluber throws against the Colorado Rockies in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 26, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. Kluber was removed from the game after one inning. (AP Photo/Louis DeLuca)
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July 26, 2020 - 4:10 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Kluber's Texas debut lasted just one inning. The right-hander threw just 18 pitches Sunday before departing his first start in almost 15 months with shoulder tightness. The Rangers, who acquired the two-time Cy Young Award winner in an offseason trade with Cleveland,...
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FILE - In this is undated file photo, Jim Thorpe poses in a baseball uniform. Thorpe was on top of the world after winning gold medals in the decathlon and pentathlon at the 1912 Stockholm Olympics with mind-blowing performances that went unmatched for decades. They so impressed the King of Sweden that he told Thorpe he was "the greatest athlete in the world.” The Native American was later stripped of the gold medals for breaching Olympic amateurism rules in what has been described as the first major international sports scandal. (AP Photo/File)
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July 26, 2020 - 3:17 pm
STOCKHOLM, Sweden (AP) — It has been described as the first major international sports scandal, and still resonates more than a century later. Jim Thorpe, a Native American who seemed to excel at every sport he tried, was seen as one of the world's top athletes after winning gold medals in the...
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Fans wearing face masks to help protect against the spread of the new coronavirus have their temperatures checked as they arrive to watch the KBO league game between Doosan Bears and LG Twins in Seoul, South Korea, Sunday, July 27, 2020. South Korean Baseball Organization (KBO) on Sunday started admitting fans to the games but only at 10% capacity for each venue. (AP Photo/Ahn Young-joon)
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July 26, 2020 - 6:42 am
SEOUL, South Korea (AP) — Masked fans hopped, sang and shouted cheers in baseball stadiums in South Korea on Sunday as authorities began allowing spectators to return to professional sports amid the coronavirus pandemic. After a weeks-long delay, South Korea’s 2020 baseball season began in early...
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Atlanta Braves designated hitter Marcell Ozuna celebrates a solo home run against the New York Mets during the ninth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
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July 25, 2020 - 8:41 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Free-agent prize Marcell Ozuna introduced himself to new fans back in Atlanta with a big swing when it counted most. Just the sort of ingratiation still evading shaky Mets closer Edwin Díaz 1 1/2 years into his stint with New York. Ozuna hit a tying homer off Díaz with two outs in...
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Colorado Rockies shortstop Trevor Story (27) makes the tag on Texas Rangers' Elvis Andrus (1) who was attempting to steal in the fourth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
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July 25, 2020 - 8:05 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Daniel Bard won in his first major league game in more than seven years, pitching 1 1-3 scoreless innings in relief for the Colorado Rockies in a 3-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday. Bard (1-0), whose control troubles ran him out of baseball, got the Rockies out of a...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers during baseball practice, Monday, July 6, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Ron Schwane)
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July 25, 2020 - 7:49 pm
A look at what’s happening around the majors Sunday: OHTANI’S TURN Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani is set to make his first appearance on the mound since Sept. 2, 2018, after not pitching all last season following elbow surgery. Ohtani is under no restrictions when he faces the Athletics in...
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Wrigley Field is viewed from a nearby rooftop before an opening day baseball game between the Chicago Cubs and the Milwaukee Brewers in Chicago, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Chicago. For fans looking to see major league baseball live during the coronavirus pandemic, there are few options besides the rooftops along Waveland and Sheffield Avenues. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
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July 25, 2020 - 7:29 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Bottom of the first, two out. Willson Contreras lines an RBI single against Corbin Burnes to give the Chicago Cubs an early lead over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday. The crowd cheers and, just to be clear, it's not one of those piped-in roars. Fans just beyond the ivy at Wrigley...
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Cutouts of New York Mets players' dogs are displayed in the stands during a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in New York. The likeness on the right of 1-year-old Willow, a puppy owned by the Mets' Jeff McNeil, was hit by a home run off the bat of Atlanta's Adam Duvall on Saturday. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
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July 25, 2020 - 7:00 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A cardboard cutout of a dog at Citi Field got her paws on a home run ball Saturday. Easiest game of fetch Willow McNeil will ever play. Atlanta's Adam Duvall drilled a solo shot to right field that hit a cardboard likeness of the 1-year-old pup belonging to Mets All-Star Jeff McNeil...
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