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Texas Rangers relief pitcher Tony Barnette (43) watches Tampa Bay Rays Tim Beckham (1) round the bases after hitting a three-run home run in the seventh inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Monday, May 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Richard W. Rodriguez)
May 30, 2017 - 1:15 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Another long game for Tampa Bay, and another win for the resilient Rays. Tim Beckham hit a go-ahead three-run homer in the seventh when the Rays scored five runs in a span of three pitches for a 10-8 win at Texas that took nearly four hours Monday, a night after needing 15...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout grimaces after stealing second during the fifth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Miami. Trout injured his thumb on the play. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 29, 2017 - 11:39 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has a torn ligament in his left thumb and will have surgery Wednesday that is expected to sideline him between six to eight weeks. The Angels put the reigning AL MVP on the disabled list Monday for the first time in his career. The...
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Detroit Tigers' Miguel Cabrera hits a two-run single during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals Monday, May 29, 2017, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Charlie Riedel)
May 29, 2017 - 10:59 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Miguel Cabrera and J.D. Martinez each drove in three runs as the Detroit Tigers came from behind to beat the Kansas City Royals 10-7 on Monday night. The Tigers scored four runs in the eighth, highlighted by Cabrera's two-run single. Cabrera, who reached base four times,...
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Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper (34) hits San Francisco Giants' Hunter Strickland in the face after being hit with a pitch in the eighth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 29, 2017 - 10:11 pm
A look at what's happening all around the majors Tuesday: ___ BASEBRAWL Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and Giants reliever Hunter Strickland are certain to soon get penalized by Major League Baseball after their fight in San Francisco. Hit in the hip by a 98 mph heater, Harper charged the mound,...
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May 29, 2017 - 10:02 pm
At A Glance All Times EDT Northern Division W L Pct. GB Hagerstown (Nationals) 30 20 .600 — Lakewood (Phillies) 30 21 .588 ½ Kannapolis (White Sox) 26 22 .542 3 Greensboro (Marlins) 27 23 .540 3 West Virginia (Pirates) 22 25 .468 6½ Delmarva (Orioles) 20 29 .408 9½ Hickory (Rangers) 19 31 .380 11...
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Pittsburgh Pirate teammates prepare to mob Andrew McCutchen (22) after his walk-off home run off Arizona Diamondbacks relief pitcher Archie Bradley during a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Monday, May 29, 2017. Pittsburgh won 4-3. (AP Photo/Phil Long)
May 29, 2017 - 9:20 pm
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen has never hit so low in the lineup, and his .215 batting average makes it easy to understand why he's there. The face of the Pittsburgh Pirates still has some fireworks in his bat, though. McCutchen led off the ninth with a home run to right field, lifting the...
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Los Angeles Angels' Mike Trout grimaces after stealing second during the fifth inning of an interleague baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Sunday, May 28, 2017, in Miami. Trout injured his thumb on the play. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 29, 2017 - 8:44 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout has a torn ligament in his left thumb and might need surgery that could sideline him for eight weeks. The Angels put the reigning AL MVP on the disabled list for the first time Monday for the first time in his career. The outfielder hurt...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Carlos Carrasco delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics, Monday, May 29, 2017, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 29, 2017 - 8:43 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Carlos Carrasco has held Cleveland's struggling rotation together through the season's first two months. Carrasco (5-2) took a shutout into the seventh in winning his third straight decision and the Indians defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Monday. The right-hander hasn't lost...
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May 29, 2017 - 7:01 pm
At A Glance All Times EDT Northern Division W L Pct. GB Salem (Red Sox) 31 20 .608 — Lynchburg (Indians) 28 21 .571 2 Wilmington (Royals) 26 25 .510 5 Frederick (Orioles) 24 26 .480 6½ Potomac (Nationals) 24 27 .471 7 Southern Division W L Pct. GB Buies Creek (Astros) 30 22 .577 — Myrtle Beach (...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa, right, rounds third on a solo home run off Minnesota Twins pitcher Ervin Santana in the fourth inning of a baseball game Monday, May 29, 2017 in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
May 29, 2017 - 6:36 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Carlos Beltran homered and singled during an 11-run burst in the eighth inning against Minnesota's beleaguered bullpen, and the Houston Astros overwhelmed the Twins 16-8 Monday in a matchup of AL division leaders. The Astros combined eight hits, two walks, a hitter batter and a...
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