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New York Yankees' J.A. Happ delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
July 29, 2018 - 3:10 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — J.A. Happ made the midseason impact the Yankees hoped for, pitching one-run ball over six innings to win his New York debut 6-3 over the Kansas City Royals on Sunday. Three days after New York acquired the 35-year-old left-hander from Toronto for infielder Brandon Drury and outfield...
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Atlanta Braves starting pitcher Sean Newcomb works in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers, Sunday, July 29, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
July 29, 2018 - 2:59 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Braves left-hander Sean Newcomb is throwing a no-hitter through eight innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Newcomb retired his first 15 batters Sunday before walking Yasiel Puig in the sixth. Newcomb has struck out eight, walked one and thrown 117 pitches at SunTrust Park. In his...
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New York Yankees' Greg Bird hits a home run against the Kansas City Royals in the eighth inning during the second baseball game of a doubleheader Saturday, July 28, 2018, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Rich Schultz)
July 28, 2018 - 11:20 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia tumbled, Zach Britton struggled and Aroldis Chapman held on. After a long day, the New York Yankees were glad to leave the park with at least one win. Greg Bird homered to begin a two-run rally in the eighth inning as the Yankees overcame a rough outing by the newly...
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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 - 8:55 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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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 - 2:54 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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July 28, 2018 - 12:11 am
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers have acquired third baseman Mike Moustakas from the Kansas City Royals, making their second deal in as many days as the club makes a push for its first playoff appearance since 2011. The Brewers sent outfielder Brett Phillips and pitcher Jorge Lopez late...
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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 - 11:27 am
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have acquired veteran left-hander Cole Hamels in a trade with the Texas Rangers. Chicago also received cash in Friday's deal in exchange for right-hander Eddie Butler, minor league pitcher Rollie Lacy and a player to be named. Hamels is in the midst of perhaps the...
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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 - 10:47 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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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 - 3:39 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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Toronto Blue Jays' J.A. Happ watches from the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins, Wednesday, July 25, 2018, in Toronto. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
July 26, 2018 - 2:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — A person with knowledge of the talks tells The Associated Press the New York Yankees are nearing a deal to acquire left-hander J.A. Happ from Toronto to bolster their starting rotation. The Yankees would send infielder Brandon Drury and minor league outfielder Bill McKinney to the...
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