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Big Papi passes Yaz with 453rd career home run

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Red Sox slugger David Ortiz has passed Boston great Carl Yastrzemski on baseball's career home run chart. More>>

Rockies place 1B Justin Morneau on 15-day DL

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The Colorado Rockies placed first baseman Justin Morneau on the 15-day disabled list Monday with a strained neck. More>>

Padres' Despaigne loses no-hit bid in 8th vs. Mets

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Odrisamer Despaigne of the San Diego Padres lost a no-hit bid with two outs in the eighth inning when Daniel Murphy of the New York Mets doubled. More>>

Yankees' Sabathia (knee) expects to pitch in 2015

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CC Sabathia is disappointed and relieved all at the same time. More>>

Cubs sue over fake mascot that got into bar fight

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The Chicago Cubs have filed a lawsuit against several people whom the team accuses of being behind a fake mascot that has been engaging in bad behavior near Wrigley Field, including getting into a bar fight that was... More>>

Lohse, Brewers defeat Nationals 4-2

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Milwaukee starter Kyle Lohse didn't need many words to sum up his effort in Friday night's 4-2 win at Washington. More>>

Canseco comes back to Coliseum for '89 reunion

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Jose Canseco was nervous and scared about showing up to the reunion for the 1989 World Series champion Oakland Athletics this weekend. More>>

Astros fail to sign first pick in MLB draft

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By RACHEL COHEN AP Sports Writer The Houston Astros failed to sign the first pick in this year's draft, San Diego high school left-hander Brady Aiken, before Friday's deadline. More>>

Ex-major leaguer Offerman denies assault claims

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Former major leaguer Jose Offerman testified Friday that he neither swung his bat at two minor leaguers nor caused their injuries during a scuffle that broke out when he was hit by a pitch during a 2007 comeback attempt. More>>

After All-Star party, baseball gets back to work

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By JAY COHEN AP Sports Writer Sure, it was great for a couple days. The cheers for Derek Jeter. The power of Giancarlo Stanton. The excellence of Mike Trout in the American League's 5-3 victory. More>>

Arrieta becomes bright spot for sputtering Cubs

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Each start was remarkably similar. That smooth, efficient motion. The devastating array of pitches. The easy cool that quickly spreads to his teammates, who are so confident when he takes the mound. More>>

Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

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Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. More>>

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

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Derek Jeter soaked in the adulation from fans and players during one more night on baseball's national stage, set the tone for the American League with a pregame speech and then delivered two final All-Star hits. More>>

Jeter, Trout lead AL over NL 5-3 in All-Star game

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On a sparkling summer night in the Upper Midwest, baseball generations joined up and prepared to pass. More>>

All-Star farewell: Jeter takes bow, hits double

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Derek Jeter was a huge hit from the very start in his final All-Star game. More>>

MLB appoints Billy Bean consultant for inclusion

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The burden of being gay became too great for Billy Bean to bear during his playing career, so he quit rather than seek support for his secret. More>>

Selig says Rose could play All-Star role in 2015

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Pete Rose may have a role to play in next year's All-Star game in Cincinnati despite his lifetime ban from baseball. More>>

Players may consider tobacco ban discussion in '16

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Major League Baseball players say they may consider whether to discuss a possible ban on chewing tobacco when they negotiate their next labor contract in two years. For now, they hope individuals decide on their own to... More>>

With hitting down, should MLB lower the mound?

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Baseball has a problem: Clayton Kershaw, Aroldis Chapman, Felix Hernandez and all the other kings of the hill are just too good. More>>

Cespedes wins again, beating Frazier in HR derby

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Yoenis Cespedes knew how to pace himself in this rain-delayed home run derby, drawn out further by a new format. More>>

Baseball All-Stars congregate as pitchers dominate

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Mike Matheny had quite the choice for the National League's All-Star starter. More>>

Hernandez vs Wainwright in All-Star game

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Seattle's Felix Hernandez will start Tuesday night's All-Star game for the American League and Adam Wainwright of the St. Louis Cardinals will open for the National League. More>>

English lessons paying off for MLB teams

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During a friendly dugout chat before a game, Hector Sanchez joked about the hazards of catching for hard-throwing San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum because of the number of balls that must be stopped in the dirt. More>>

English lessons paying off for MLB teams

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During a friendly dugout chat before a game, Hector Sanchez joked about the hazards of catching for hard-throwing San Francisco starter Tim Lincecum because of the number of balls that must be stopped in the dirt. More>>

Futures game: Gallo gives US 3-2 win over World

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Joey Gallo let loose his powerful left-handed swing on a too-good-to-pass-up pitch over the plate, producing a soaring two-run homer to give his team the lead for good. More>>

For some, Tommy John surgery before major leagues

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Sitting in the Minnesota Twins locker room Sunday surrounded by many of the most promising minor leaguers, Christian Binford remembered back five years ago, when he was a 10th grader pitching for the Mercersburg Academy in... More>>

Hudson, Simon, Street, Clippard join NL All-Stars

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San Francisco's Tim Hudson, Cincinnati's Alfredo Simon, San Diego's Huston Street and Washington's Tyler Clippard have been added to the roster for Tuesday's All-Star game at Target Field as the... More>>

Bumgarner, Posey hit grand slams, SF beats D-backs

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Madison Bumgarner became the first pitcher in 48 years to hit two grand slams in a season, and Buster Posey also hit a slam Sunday that boosted the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-4. More>>

McCutchen's HRs rally Pirates over Reds 6-5 in 11

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The Pirates' MVP saved them. Twice. More>>

Segura out after son's death, Brewers fall to StL

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A most difficult day for the Milwaukee Brewers only got harder when they had to face Adam Wainwright. More>>

Cards win, Brewers SS Segura out after son's death

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St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Adam Wainwright knew how tough it was for the Milwaukee Brewers to play Saturday after finding out that shortstop Jean Segura's 9-month-old son had died. More>>

Yankees RHP Tanaka apologizes for being injured

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New York Yankees pitcher Masahiro Tanaka accepts his elbow injury as "a challenge" and vows to return soon to help the team win. More>>

Yankees' Tanaka has partially torn elbow ligament

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Allowing nine runs in the last two innings wasn't the worst thing that happened to the New York Yankees on Thursday night. More>>

Streak over, Kershaw pitches Dodgers past Pads 2-1

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Clayton Kershaw and batterymate A.J. Ellis were in agreement for nine innings, especially on one specific point: Losing the game would be much worse than seeing the Los Angeles Dodgers' ace lose his scoreless innings... More>>

Kershaw's scoreless streak ends at 41 innings

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Clayton Kershaw's scoreless streak ended at 41 innings Thursday night when the Los Angeles Dodgers ace gave up a solo homer to San Diego's Chase Headley. More>>

Chicago panel expands Wrigley Field makeover

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Wrigley Field took a step in the direction of every major league baseball park in the country Thursday when a city commission unanimously approved a major expansion of planned renovations including several more electronic... More>>

All-Star catcher Molina out 8-12 weeks

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St. Louis Cardinals All-Star catcher Yadier Molina will undergo surgery Friday to repair a torn ligament in his right thumb and could miss the rest of the season. More>>

Sale, Rizzo, Aybar added to All-Star rosters

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Chicago White Sox pitcher Chris Sale and Cubs first baseman Anthony Rizzo were voted by fans onto the rosters for Tuesday's All-Star game, and Los Angeles Angels shortstop Erick Aybar will replace Kansas City... More>>

5 things learned from Giants fan beating verdict

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By JIMMY GOLEN AP Sports Writer A verdict awarding $18 million to a San Francisco Giants fan who was beaten outside Dodger Stadium has settled - for now - one of the ugliest chapters in a longstanding... More>>

Cubs snap streak with 6-4, 12-inning win over Reds

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Arismendy Alcantara needed just one day to get the feel of the big leagues. More>>

Rollins' single ends Brewers' Garza's no-hit bid

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Matt Garza of the Milwaukee Brewers had his no-hit bid broken up after the Philadelphia Phillies' Jimmy Rollins led off the top of the seventh inning with a single. More>>

Brewers' Garza has no-hitter through 6 vs. Phils

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Matt Garza of the Milwaukee Brewers is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Philadelphia Phillies. More>>

Yankees' Derek Jeter has best-selling MLB jersey

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Derek Jeter heads to his final All-Star game as the baseball player with the best-selling jersey. More>>

$14M to beaten Giants fan returns security focus Video included

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Three years after his savage beating at the hands of Los Angeles fans at Dodger Stadium drew attention to sporting event violence, Bryan Stow was awarded about $14 million when a jury found the team was negligent. More>>

Yankees put Tanaka on DL with elbow inflammation

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Masahiro Tanaka was placed on the 15-day disabled list Wednesday, perhaps the biggest blow yet to the New York Yankees' battered rotation. More>>

Dodgers found partly responsible in fan beating Video included

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A San Francisco Giants fan who suffered brain damage in a beating in a Dodger Stadium parking lot won his negligence lawsuit Wednesday, with a jury agreeing that the Dodgers didn't provide adequate security and were... More>>

Scherzer outduels Greinke, Tigers top Dodgers 4-1

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Max Scherzer pitched seven impressive innings, outdueling Zack Greinke and helping the shorthanded Detroit Tigers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-1 on Wednesday. More>>

Tigers slug their way past Dodgers for 14-5 win

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Justin Verlander had no way of knowing what Detroit's offense was about to do, so when he gave up five runs in the first inning, his goal was simply to prevent more scoring and hope for the best. More>>

Bautista, Tulowitzki add to HR Derby lineups

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Jose Bautista and Troy Tulowitzki have announced three members of their respective teams for Monday night's Home Run Derby at Target Field. More>>

Reds put Joey Votto back on DL with leg injury

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The Reds placed first baseman Joey Votto back on the 15-day disabled list Tuesday with a nagging thigh injury that is expected to limit him for the rest of the season. More>>

Idina Menzel to sing nat'l anthem at MLB All-Star

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Idina Menzel is bringing Broadway to baseball. More>>

Orioles score 6 in 11th to beat Nationals 8-2

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Every now and then, Chris Davis breaks free from his agonizing season to send out a reminder of just how dangerous he can be at the plate. More>>

Price, Rays escape cellar with 7-3 win over Tigers

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David Price allowed a homer to start the bottom of the ninth inning - and that was only the beginning of his problems as he tried to close out a win. More>>

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  • Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless

    Dad: Boys charged in homeless deaths once homeless

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:23 AM EDT2014-07-22 07:23:29 GMT
    A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police...More >>
    A man who says he is the father of two of three teens charged with fatally beating two homeless men says that they too were once homeless, and he has no idea what prompted the brutal Friday night attack that police say...More >>
  • American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

    American Jews, other 'lone soldiers' serve Israel

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 3:01 AM EDT2014-07-22 07:01:56 GMT
    By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.More >>
    By JULIE WATSON Associated Press The two Americans killed in fighting in the Gaza Strip followed in the footsteps of scores of Jews from around the world who have volunteered to fight for Israel.More >>
  • Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

    Teen's death puts focus on caffeine powder dangers

    Tuesday, July 22 2014 2:41 AM EDT2014-07-22 06:41:34 GMT
    The sudden death of a healthy high school senior has ramped up attention on unregulated caffeine powder, leading federal health authorities to warn consumers to stay away from the substance.More >>
    A few weeks before their prom king's death, students at an Ohio high school had attended an assembly on narcotics that warned about the dangers of heroin and prescription painkillers.More >>
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