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San Francisco Giants' Alex Dickerson spins around after getting hit by a ball that bounced off his bat during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
September 13, 2020 - 3:35 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants outfielder Alex Dickerson received news of a positive test result for the novel coronavirus on Friday night moments before he was set to play at San Diego — and he knew in his gut it couldn't possibly be right. Dickerson got pulled off the field and immediately was...
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Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa (1) and center fielder George Springer (4) celebrate the team's 7-5 win over the Los Angeles Dodgers in a baseball game at Dodger Stadium on Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Ashley Landis)
September 12, 2020 - 11:26 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Astros were whooping it up on the Dodgers' field again, just like they did after winning Game 7 of the 2017 World Series. In Houston's first visit since being punished for cheating en route to that infamous championship, the Astros rallied with five runs for a 7-5 victory...
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New York Yankees' Luke Voit hits a walkoff RBI sacrifice fly off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Hunter Harvey in the 10th inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
September 12, 2020 - 9:14 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — The first leadoff, walk-off sacrifice fly in major league history put the New York Yankees back in commanding position for a playoff berth with just over two weeks left in the regular season. Yes, that's right, Luke Voit LED OFF the 10th inning with a game-ending sacrifice fly. “It'...
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San Diego Padres starting pitcher Garrett Richards, center, walks into the dugout followed by catcher Austin Nola after the team's baseball game against the San Francisco Giants was postponed Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in San Diego, minutes before the scheduled first pitch after someone in the Giants organization tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 12, 2020 - 7:50 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: ___ STILL ON The Giants and Padres are scheduled to play the finale of a three-game series even after the first two games were postponed when a member of San Francisco's organization tested positive for the coronavirus. Games set for Friday and...
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi, left, sits with general manager Brian Cashman, center, and senior vice president of baseball operations Mark Newman while watching spring training baseball workouts Friday, Feb. 15, 2008 in Tampa, Fla. Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday, Sept. 12, 2020 at his home in Tampa, Fla. He was 71. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
September 12, 2020 - 2:05 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Newman, a key front office executive for the New York Yankees during their run of five World Series titles from 1996 through 2009, was found dead Saturday at his home in Tampa, Florida. He was 71. The Yankees said it was not clear whether he died Friday or Saturday. The team...
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San Francisco Giants general manager Scott Harris, second from right, speaks to members of the team after their baseball game against the San Diego Padres was postponed Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in San Diego. The game was postponed minutes before the scheduled first pitch after someone in the Giants organization tested positive for COVID-19. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
September 11, 2020 - 9:37 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — The game between San Francisco and the San Diego Padres was postponed minutes before the scheduled first pitch Friday night after someone in the Giants organization tested positive for COVID-19. Saturday night's game at Petco Park also was called off. The teams were scheduled to...
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Baltimore Orioles pitcher Dean Kremer delivers against the New York Yankees during the first inning of a baseball game, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Baltimore, Md. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
September 11, 2020 - 7:03 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors on Saturday: BIRD WORTH WATCHING Orioles right-hander Dean Kremer goes for a repeat shutdown of the Yankees after he pitched one-run ball over six innings against New York in his major league debut last Sunday. Kremer limited the Yankees to one hit,...
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The roof inside Tropicana Field is illuminated red, white, and blue during the playing of the National Anthem before a baseball game between the Tampa Bay Rays and the Boston Red Sox Friday, Sept. 11, 2020, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Today marks the 19th anniversary of the Sept. 11, 2001 terrorist attacks. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)
September 11, 2020 - 5:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays became the first major league team since at least 1901 to start a batting order with all left-handed batters. Rays manager Kevin Cash stacked his lineup with lefties on Friday night against Boston Red Sox right-hander Andrew Triggs. “I hope they all get...
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Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Zack Wheeler delivers a pitch during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets on Monday, Sept. 7, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
September 11, 2020 - 4:50 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Undefeated Philadelphia Phillies right-hander Zack Wheeler ripped a fingernail putting on his pants, delaying his next start for two days and perhaps longer. Wheeler might lose the nail on the middle finger of his right hand. “Just one of those stupid things,” he said Friday. “I...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Shane Bieber (57) delivers during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Sept. 6, 2020, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
September 11, 2020 - 2:27 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ NOT JUSTIN, SHANE It hasn’t taken Shane Bieber long to become Cleveland’s ace — and maybe the best pitcher in baseball this season. The right-hander looks to stay unbeaten as the Indians open a three-game series in Minnesota. Bieber, who is 7-...
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