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Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Wade LeBlanc throws to a Chicago White Sox batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Ted S. Warren)
July 21, 2018 - 1:45 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Wade LeBlanc got the Mariners off to a strong start to the second half of their season. The left-hander and two relievers combined on a five-hitter, and Seattle beat the Chicago White Sox 3-1 on Friday night. LeBlanc (6-1) gave the Mariners 7 1/3 strong innings in the team's first...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado hits a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 21, 2018 - 12:39 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — It's a whole new beginning for Manny Machado after months of uncertainty. Perfect time for a new number, too. One with an LA story and a Baltimore past. Machado joined the Los Angeles Dodgers on Friday after coming over in a blockbuster trade with the Orioles during the All-Star...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Manny Machado hits a single during the first inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Friday, July 20, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 21, 2018 - 12:32 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — With his easygoing demeanor and smooth swing, Manny Machado made quite a first impression on the Los Angeles Dodgers. Mannywood 2.0 is off to a successful start. Machado singled twice and walked twice in his debut with the Dodgers, who used a tiebreaking RBI single by Chris Taylor...
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Kansas City Royals' Hunter Dozier, right, congratulates teammates Jorge Bonifacio (38) and Whit Merrifield (15) during the first inning of a baseball game against the Minnesota Twins at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Friday, July 20, 2018. Bonifacio and Merrifield scored on a bloop single by Lucas Duda. (AP Photo/Orlin Wagner)
July 21, 2018 - 12:31 am
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins used an extra outfielder to try to stop Lucas Duda, but could not position their right fielder deep enough in the sixth inning. Duda homered and drove in three runs, Danny Duffy earned his first home win in 11 months and the Kansas City Royals held on for...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg delivers against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park in Washington, Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 21, 2018 - 12:16 am
WASHINGTON (AP) — Families fight, even on special occasions. Birthday boy Stephen Strasburg and Nationals ace Max Scherzer are leaving it at that. Strasburg was batted around by the Atlanta Braves, then engaged in a heated spat with Scherzer in the dugout during the Washington Nationals' 8-5 loss...
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Houston Astros starting pitcher Dallas Keuchel throws against the Los Angeles Angels during the first inning of a baseball game in Anaheim, Calif., Friday, July 20, 2018. (AP Photo/Chris Carlson)
July 21, 2018 - 12:16 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Justin Upton ended Dallas Keuchel's bid for a no-hitter in the seventh inning when shortstop Marwin Gonzalez couldn't snag his high line drive. The Houston Astros left-hander hadn't allowed a hit with two outs in the seventh inning Friday night when Upton smoked a line drive...
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Boston Red Sox starting pitcher David Price throws during the third inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Friday, July 20, 2018, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)
July 21, 2018 - 12:07 am
DETROIT (AP) — One run was enough for David Price and the Red Sox — but only after Boston escaped a couple of dicey jams. Price pitched four-hit ball into the seventh inning and the Red Sox kept right on rolling in their first game after the All-Star break, beating the Detroit Tigers 1-0 on Friday...
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July 21, 2018 - 12:00 am
Spieth part of 3-way tie for British lead as Woods lurks Woods creates buzz at Carnoustie with 66 at British Open Carpenter homers in 6th straight, Cards top Cubs for split Yelich, Brewers get to Kershaw in 4-2 win over Dodgers Springer's slam, Verlander's K's send Astros past Halos, 7-0 Gray wins...
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Atlanta Braves' Ozzie Albies steals third base during the first inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park in Washington, Friday, July 20, 2018. Albies appeared to sustain an injury after doubling on the play and left the game. (AP Photo/Susan Walsh)
July 20, 2018 - 11:53 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies of the Atlanta Braves will probably miss a couple of games after an early exit because of tightness in his right hamstring. Albies was pulled for a pinch-hitter Friday night in an 8-5 win at Washington. The 21-year-old Albies hit an RBI double...
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Miami Marlins' Derek Dietrich celebrates after hitting a three-run home run off Tampa Bay Rays relief pitcher Hoby Milner, rear, during the seventh inning of a baseball game Friday, July 20, 2018, in St. Petersburg, Fla. (AP Photo/Mike Carlson)
July 20, 2018 - 11:50 pm
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Dietrich didn't give himself much of an All-Star break, and on Friday night it paid off. Dietrich homered twice, including a three-run shot in the seventh inning that broke a tie, to help Dan Straily and the Miami Marlins resume their season with a 6-5 win over the...
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