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New York Yankees pitcher Deivi Garcia winds up during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays on Tuesday, Sept. 15, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
October 05, 2020 - 10:49 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ KID’S GAME Prized rookie Deivi García is set to become the youngest Yankees pitcher to make a postseason start in Game 2 of the best-of-five AL Division Series against rival Tampa Bay. New York won the opener 9-3 on Monday. The 21-year-old...
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FILE - In this Aug. 17, 2020, file photo, San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. watches the flight of his grand slam off a pitch from Texas Rangers relief pitcher Juan Nicasio in the eighth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas. The Padres have already had a grand time in the new Texas ballpark, and after a lot of postseason relief are back there for another chance to overtake the Los Angeles Dodgers. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez, File)
October 05, 2020 - 7:00 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The San Diego Padres have already had a grand time in the new Texas ballpark. They are back there after a lot of postseason relief with another chance to overtake the NL West rival Los Angeles Dodgers. San Diego in mid-August became the first MLB team to hit grand slams in...
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Houston Astros' Jose Altuve hits a two-run single against the Oakland Athletics during the sixth inning of Game 1 of a baseball American League Division Series in Los Angeles, Monday, Oct. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
October 05, 2020 - 6:54 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carlos Correa homered twice and drove in four, Jose Altuve hit a go-ahead, two-run single during Houston's four-run sixth inning and the Astros rallied to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-5 in the opener of their AL Division series Monday at Dodger Stadium. George Springer, MVP of...
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October 05, 2020 - 4:21 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — The Supreme Court is allowing a class-action lawsuit to proceed from minor league baseball players who allege they are being paid less than minimum wage. The lawsuit involves minor league players in Arizona, California and Florida. The justices offered no comment Monday in...
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FILE - In this Sept. 1, 2020, file photo, Tampa Bay Rays pinch-hitter Michael Brosseau, left, is restrained by a coach as second base umpire Chad Fairchild (4) warns New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman to stay away from Brosseau as the two players exchanged words following the Rays' 5-3 loss to the Yankees in a baseball game at Yankee Stadium in New York. The altercation started after Chapman threw a high pitch at Brosseau. The Rays wear blue T-shirts with four horses lined up behind a fence, a reference to Tampa Bay manager Kevin Cash declaring "I’ve got a whole damn stable full of guys that throw 98 miles an hour" in response to Aroldis Chapman throwing near the Mike Brosseau's head on Sept. 1. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens, File)
October 05, 2020 - 1:54 am
SAN DIEGO (AP) — After losing eight of 10 games in a contentious regular-season series, the New York Yankees just can’t shake the AL East rival Tampa Bay Rays. Not only will the Bronx Bombers face the Rays in the AL Division Series at Petco Park in one of MLB’s bubbles, but the teams that have a...
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October 05, 2020 - 1:37 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: MENDING MEADOWS The Tampa Bay Rays may get All-Star outfielder Austin Meadows back in the lineup as they open a best-of-five series with the rival New York Yankees. Meadows has been out since Sept. 18 with a left oblique strain. Manager Kevin Cash...
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October 04, 2020 - 8:18 pm
A look at what’s happening around the majors Monday: MENDING MEADOWS The Tampa Bay Rays may get All-Star outfielder Austin Meadows back in the lineup as they open a best-of-five series with the rival New York Yankees. Meadows has been out since Sept. 18 with a left oblique strain. Manager Kevin...
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FILE - In this Nov. 1, 2017, file photo, the Houston Astros celebrate after Game 7 of baseball's World Series against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles. The Astros won 5-1 to win the series 4-3. The Astros are returning to Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers won't be there, but their fans surely won't let the visitors forget. While the Dodgers head to Texas for the NL Division Series, their ballpark is hosting the American League Division Series in a postseason relocated due to the coronavirus pandemic. On Monday, Oct. 5, the Astros and the Oakland Athletics will open their ALDS matchup at Dodger Stadium. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
October 04, 2020 - 8:10 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Josh Reddick and the rest of the Houston Astros heard the “cheaters” chants and banging on garbage cans as the team's buses pulled into Dodger Stadium for a series last month. They were greeted by Dodgers fans still angry that the Astros illicitly stole signs during the 2017...
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New York Yankees relief pitcher Aroldis Chapman reacts after the Yankees defeated the Cleveland Indians 10-9 in Game 2 of an American League wild-card baseball series, early Thursday, Oct. 1, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
October 04, 2020 - 7:17 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Postseason games come at an unprecedented pace starting Monday in this year of the pandemic. Teams could play the Division Series over five straight days, take a single day off and then contest the League Championship Series on seven consecutive days. That could stress closers such...
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Houston Astros' Carlos Correa celebrates his go-ahead solo home run off Minnesota Twins relief pitcher Cody Stashak in the seventh inning in Game 2 to clinch the American League wild-card baseball series, Wednesday, Sept. 30, 2020, in Minneapolis. The Astros won 3-1 to win the three-game series. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
October 04, 2020 - 12:30 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ SOUNDING OFF The Astros are making noise on and off the field in the postseason, and that’s fine with outfielder Josh Reddick. Houston continues to draw the ire of fans across the majors for the sign-stealing scandal that came to light after...
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