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Angels' Ohtani to hit through remainder of season

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 02:58

Los Angeles Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani will delay his decision on whether he will undergo Tommy John surgery until the end of the season, he told reporters Friday. Ohtani intends to finish the 2018 campaign as a hitter before making the call regarding the reconstructive elbow surgery that has

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Pillar hits solo shot in 11th inning to give Jays a 3-2 walkoff win over Indians

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 02:09

TORONTO — With a lineup loaded with prospects and callups, it was the Toronto Blue Jays' longest-tenured player who provided the dramatics on Friday night. Kevin Pillar hit a solo shot in the 11th inning to give Toronto a 3-2 walkoff victory over the Cleveland Indians. He turned on a 2-1 pitch from

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How a resurgent Tanaka really can help Yankees in October

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:52

SEATTLE — If any Yankees fans remained paranoid that their team would somehow stumble out of the playoffs altogether, Friday night's contest at Safeco Field provided considerable reassurance on that front. With that out of the way, let's puncture another outsized worry: Don't sweat who starts

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9/7/18: MLB.com FastCast

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:30

Shohei Ohtani sets a Japanese rookie record as he belts his 19th homer of the season to help power the Angels to a win over the White Sox

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Astros rally, overcome Price, Red Sox 6-3 for 6th win in row

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:25

BOSTON (AP) - Carlos Correa hit a tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the eighth inning and the Houston Astros won their sixth straight game, rallying past the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Friday night in a matchup of AL division leaders. The Red Sox, with the best record in the majors, had won three in row. Boston starter

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MLB roundup: Dodgers edge Rockies in pivotal opener

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:23

Yasiel Puig hit a home run in his return from suspension, and Clayton Kershaw pitched six strong innings as the visiting Los Angeles Dodgers closed the gap on the first-place Colorado Rockies with a 4-2 victory Friday night. The Dodgers opened a key National League West series by moving a half-game

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MLB Friday's scores, highlights, live team updates, news: The NL West is getting messy

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:14

It's the first Friday night of September ball games. Here's everything you need to know from tonight's MLB action. Friday's scores Reds 12, Padres 6 (box score) Pirates 5, Marlins 3 (box score) Cubs at Nationals - POSTPONED (weather) Blue Jays 3, Indians 2 in 11 innings (box score) Tigers

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MLB Friday's scores, highlights, live team updates, news: Astros punish Boston pen; Ohtani makes history

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:14

It's the first Friday night of September ball games. Here's everything you need to know from tonight's MLB action. Friday's scores Padres at Reds (GameTracker) Pirates 5, Marlins 3 (box score) Cubs at Nationals (GameTracker) Indians at Blue Jays (GameTracker) Tigers 5, Cardinals 3 (box

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A's notes: Oakland reaches 500 extra-base hits for 12th time

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:09

The A's haven't exactly been a singles team in 2018, and they hit their way to a milestone in Friday's win against the Rangers. 

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A's Jackson hopes to end struggles vs. Rangers

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:05

Veteran right-hander Edwin Jackson hopes to stall his career-long struggles against the Texas Rangers when he attempts to deliver the Oakland Athletics a second consecutive win in the three-game series Saturday afternoon. The A's (85-57) will take the field 3 1/2 games behind first-place Houston

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Sports Scores: Leafs NHL Schedule, Jays MLB, Argos CFL, TFC

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 01:00

Rosario, Adrianza lead Twins past Royals 10-6 MLB Headlines ChiSox's Kopech needs Tommy John surgery Dodgers top Rockies, pull closer in West Astros rally past BoSox, win 6th in row Rays' Snell wins 18th as O's lose 100th Sale to pitch 2 innings in Tuesday start Tigers announcers suspended

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Goldschmidt, Diamondbacks hold on for 5-3 win over Braves

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:55

PHOENIX — The way things have been going for the Arizona Diamondbacks, being 1 1/2 games out of first place in the NL West seems almost unimaginable. Yet that's where Arizona stands after a 5-3 win over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Star slugger Paul Goldschmidt hit his 33rd home run and the

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Daily Dose: Enough, Tommy John

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:47

Dave Shovein examines another budding star undergoing Tommy John surgery, Shohei Ohtani's sweet-swinging ways and more in Saturday's Dose

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Morton set to return for Astros vs. Red Sox

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:41

Having rallied to win a game played in a playoff atmosphere on Friday, the Houston Astros bring Charlie Morton off the disabled list to start against the Boston Red Sox in the second game of a three-game series at Fenway Park Saturday. The defending world champions could do nothing against David Price

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LEADING OFF: Ohtani Slugging Away With Bad Elbow, Gio Debut

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:31

Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani (17) watches his three-run home run against the Chicago White Sox during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Sept. 7, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks) The Associated Press By The Associated Press A look at what's happening around the majors today

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Tigers Hand Cardinals Walk Off Loss

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:24

Jeimer Candelario's third hit of the game was a two run walk off home run that lifted the Tigers to a 5-3 win over the Cardinals on Friday night in Detroit, MI. The Cardinals had built a 3-1 lead thanks to two solo home runs by Marcell Ozuna. He now has hit 20 homers on the season. Nick Castellanos

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Sano not ready as Twins continues series vs. Royals

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:12

Eddie Rosario returned to the Minnesota Twins' lineup and homered in a 10-6 win Friday night but the team will need to wait at least a little bit longer before getting third baseman Miguel Sano back in action. Sano will undergo "a few more tests" on his ailing left knee, according to manager

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Dbacks hold off Braves, 5-3

Yahoo MLB - Sat, 09/08/2018 - 00:06

Gausman has been brilliant since the Atlanta Braves acquired him at the July 31 trade deadline. Rejuvenated in a pennant race, he's flashed the qualities one would expect from a former top-five draft selection.

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Brett Gardner's future poses tough call for Yankees

Yahoo MLB - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 23:54

SEATTLE — No matter whether you love him or hate him — and he appears surprisingly polarizing among Yankees fans — no one has ever accused Brett Gardner of being distracted on the field. Yet the Yankees' longest-tenured player approaches his career with enough awareness and knowledge that, when The

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A's beat Rangers but don't gain ground, Laureano homers twice

Yahoo MLB - Fri, 09/07/2018 - 23:50

The Coliseum's out-of-town scoreboard, just behind Rangers left fielder Joey Gallo, flashed the final from Fenway Park while the A's were rallying for four runs in the second inning. No matter what the A's would do from there, they couldn't gain ground on first-place Houston on Friday

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