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Dodgers beat Padres 2-1 behind Kershaw's 10 Ks

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The first-place Dodgers have staged plenty of comebacks this season. Just not after seven innings. More>>

Angels complete sweep with 2-0 win at Boston

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Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker. More>>

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

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Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City. More>>

Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

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Denard Span and the Washington Nationals ran off with another victory. More>>

Mo'ne Davis brings big ratings to Little League

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Pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis' latest start drew record-setting television viewership for the Little League World Series. More>>

Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

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A judge on Thursday dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying the testimony of the woman who accused him wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took... More>>

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

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The Tampa Bay Rays overcame a masterful performance by David Price. More>>

MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

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An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business. More>>

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

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David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. More>>

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Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

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The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. More>>

Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

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Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage. More>>

Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

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Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas. More>>

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

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Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years. More>>

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

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The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. More>>

Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

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Nick Swisher's disappointing second season with the Indians is over. More>>

Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

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St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys. More>>

Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

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Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. More>>

Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

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A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the... More>>

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

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Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. More>>

Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

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Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought. More>>

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

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Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team. More>>

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

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Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates. More>>

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

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As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat. More>>

LaRoche homer lifts Nats over DBacks 5-4 in 11

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Washington Nationals manager Matt Williams said the last time he was part of three consecutive walk-off wins he was playing for the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Ex-Giants RB David Wilson to train in triple jump

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Two weeks after ending his NFL career due to a neck injury, former New York Giants running back David Wilson is turning to track and field. More>>

Lucroy powers Brewers over Dodgers 7-2

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Jonathan Lucroy put the finishing touches on Milwaukee's resounding three-game sweep of Los Angeles, giving the NL West leaders plenty to think about should they meet again in October. More>>

High-res photo satellite launched from California

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A satellite designed to produce high-resolution images of Earth from space was launched Wednesday from a military base on California's Central Coast. More>>

Brewers beat Dodgers with 2 HRs off Kershaw

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On a night when Clayton Kershaw couldn't keep the ball in the ballpark, Milwaukee's Yovani Gallardo held the Los Angeles Dodgers in check and sent the major leagues' ERA leader to his first loss in over 2 1-2... More>>

Price helps Tigers beat Mariners 4-2

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David Price got into a sticky situation in the eighth, and Brad Ausmus decided to leave the ace in the game. More>>

Bobblehead bobble: Cabrera MVPs show wrong league

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There was a bobblehead bobble at Comerica Park when it came to Miguel Cabrera. More>>

Aviles homers in 11th, Indians beat Orioles 2-1

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Before touching home plate, Mike Aviles slowed down long enough to get splashed in the face with cold water by his teammates. More>>

1st female Little League player happy for 2 girls

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More than six decades after Kathryn "Tubby" Johnston Massar cut off her braids, tucked her hair under her cap and became the first girl to play Little League baseball, she's delighted to see two girls in the Little... More>>

Female pitcher leads Philadelphia in LLWS

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Pitcher Mo'Ne Davis, one of two girls at the Little League World Series, threw a two-hitter to help Philadelphia beat Nashville 4-0 on Friday in the opener for both teams. More>>

IdealSeat tracks best foul ball spots for fans

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By PAT GRAHAM AP Sports Writer The Chicago Cubs fan found the ideal seat at Wrigley Field almost by accident, sitting in the sunniest of spots along the left-field line and finding a friendly vendor to... More>>

Manfred given mandate to manage MLB changes

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Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners. More>>

San Francisco saying goodbye to Candlestick Park

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San Francisco said goodbye Thursday to Candlestick Park - the stadium where the city's beloved Giants and 49ers celebrated some of their greatest triumphs. More>>

Your Top Plays for Today

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By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide More>>

Rockies OF Gonzalez to have season-ending surgery

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The Colorado Rockies say outfielder Carlos Gonzalez will have season-ending surgery on his left knee Monday. More>>

Clemens: No regrets, no control over Cooperstown

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Roger Clemens took advantage of his induction into the Boston Red Sox Hall of Fame to throw batting practice to two of his sons on the field at Fenway Park. Then, it was off to Chicago to see another son play in a high... More>>

Rob Manfred elected next MLB commissioner

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Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has... More>>

Surging Royals rally past A's for 7-3 win

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The Kansas City Royals didn't let Jarrod Dyson's defensive miscue slow them down on Thursday. More>>

A-Rod cousin says not guilty in Florida drug case

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A cousin of New York Yankees star Alex Rodriguez has pleaded not guilty to federal charges arising from the baseball doping scandal centered around a Miami-area clinic. More>>

Twins relieved Buxton only has concussion

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The Minnesota Twins and their frustrated fans have stopped holding their breath. Future center fielder Byron Buxton was only left with a concussion from a scary collision with a minor league teammate. More>>

A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

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Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's... More>>

A look at Manfred, Werner & Brosnan ahead of vote

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Bud Selig's successor as baseball commissioner will face a series of tests, perhaps none more difficult than whether he can keep his owners from the type of divisive public spats that fractured the sport's... More>>

D-backs beat Indians 1-0 in 12, avoid DH sweep

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Two long days ended on a positive note for the Arizona Diamondbacks. More>>

Rockies: Tulowitzki to have season-ending surgery

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All-Star shortstop Troy Tulowitzki will have surgery on his left hip Friday in Vail, Colorado, and miss the rest of the season, the Colorado Rockies said Wednesday. More>>

Hal Steinbrenner expects Yankees to 'step it up'

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Sounding much like his late father, Yankees owner Hal Steinbrenner said his team's offense has to snap out of its funk and he's optimistic New York will return to the playoffs after a one-year absence. More>>

Controversial call helps Giants top White Sox, 7-1

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Depending on the clubhouse, the response to the latest overturned call at home under baseball's expanded replay system was as debatable as the rule itself. More>>

Commissioner candidates make pitches ahead of vote

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The three candidates in Major League Baseball's first contested election for a new commissioner in 46 years made presentations to the 30 teams Wednesday, a day ahead of the vote. More>>

Locke calls hoax about him 'scary'

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Pittsburgh left-hander Jeff Locke says it's "scary" to think that someone could have been spreading false rumors about him fixing games. More>>

Heisman repeat won't be easy for FSU's Winston

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Florida State quarterback Jameis Winston has the opportunity to accomplish what only one other player has achieved - win the Heisman Trophy twice. More>>

Haren, Dodgers beat hapless Braves again, 4-2

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The Dodgers are getting solid performances out of their starting pitchers. More>>

Tigers P Verlander has right shoulder inflammation

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Justin Verlander's sore right shoulder will likely force him to miss at least one start, the latest setback for the reeling Detroit Tigers. More>>

Selig eager to step aside and introduce successor

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Major League Baseball Commissioner Bud Selig is looking forward to writing a book, teaching history and relaxing when he retires this winter. More>>

Sore shoulder limits Tigers' Verlander to 1 inning

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Justin Verlander pitched only one inning of the Detroit Tigers' 11-6 defeat to the Pittsburgh Pirates because of soreness in his right shoulder. More>>

Royals win 8th in row, top A's, take Central lead

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Alcides Escobar pumped his fist. Jarrod Dyson did a backflip. And for the first time in more than a decade, the Kansas City Royals were in first place in mid-August. More>>

Davis HR sparks Orioles in 11-3 win over Yankees

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It was a night when both teams lamented a potentially devastating loss. More>>

Verlander leaves with sore shoulder, will get MRI

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Justin Verlander left his start against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Monday night after one inning with right shoulder soreness. More>>

Royals get Willingham from Twins for minor leaguer

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The Royals bolstered their offense Monday by acquiring outfielder Josh Willingham from the Minnesota Twins, a move the long-suffering franchise hopes will help them end a playoff drought that stretches back nearly three... More>>

Pirates put McCutchen on DL, dating to last week

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The Pittsburgh Pirates have put star center fielder Andrew McCutchen on the 15-day disabled list because of a broken rib after waiting a week to see how it would heal. More>>

San Francisco's Candlestick Park hosts final event

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Candlestick Park, San Francisco's cold and windy workhorse stadium, is closing after more than a half-century of hosting sports, concerts and other events. Over the years, the park was home field for the Giants and... More>>

Pujols' HR in 19th lifts Angels over Red Sox 5-4

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After the Los Angeles Angels stranded 16 runners through 18 innings - including nine in scoring position - Albert Pujols provided the biggest blow with no one on. More>>

Angels' Richards loses no-hit bid in 7th inning

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Garrett Richards of the Los Angeles Angels lost his bid for a no-hitter with no outs in the seventh inning when Dustin Pedroia singled through the middle to leadoff on Saturday night. More>>

Reimold's double lifts Blue Jays over Tigers 3-2

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After coughing up a ninth-inning lead to lose on Friday, manager John Gibbons said he was hoping for a little more late-inning magic out of the Blue Jays More>>

Rays owner: No regrets over trading Price

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Tampa Bay Rays owner Stuart Sternberg said he doesn't regret trading former Cy Young Award winner David Price to the Detroit Tigers. More>>

Derek Jeter passes Honus Wagner on career hit list

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Derek Jeter has passed Honus Wagner on the career hits list with 3,431, getting an infield single in the sixth inning Saturday against the Cleveland Indians. More>>

Orioles hit 6 HRs in 12-2 rout of Cardinals

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On a night in which the Orioles wore 1954 throwback uniforms to mark the 60th anniversary of their arrival in Baltimore, the team administered an old-fashioned whipping on the St. Louis Cardinals. More>>

Marlins' Jennings released from hospital

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Marlins left-hander Dan Jennings was released from a Pittsburgh hospital on Friday, a day after he was hit in the head by a line drive. More>>

Marlins pitcher Jennings hit in head by liner

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Miami Marlins pitcher Dan Jennings was hospitalized after being hit in the head by a line drive Thursday night. More>>

Baez hits 2 HRs, drives in 4 as Cubs beat Rockies

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The Chicago Cubs' future looks bright even if their present is a little disappointing. More>>

Greene, Yankees shut down Tigers 1-0

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After seeing his Yankees rotation mates go pitch for pitch against Detroit's three Cy Young Award winners, Shane Greene was determined to match their outings. More>>

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