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It's a big September series as Detroit Tigers host Baltimore Orioles
Somehow, against everyone’s predictions, the Orioles are in the second wild-card spot, leading the Tigers by one game.        
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Reds shut down by Pirates' Nova, 4-1, in fifth straight loss
PITTSBURGH (AP) - The Cincinnati Reds picked the wrong time to run into a hot pitcher. Ivan Nova pitched a six-hitter to stay unbeaten with Pittsburgh and Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run double to key a three-run first inning as the Pirates defeated Cincinnati 4-1 on Thursday night, extending ...
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Nova, Kang lead Pirates to 4-1 win over slumping Reds
PITTSBURGH (AP) - Ivan Nova pitched a six-hitter to stay unbeaten with Pittsburgh and Jung Ho Kang hit a two-run double to key a three-run first inning as the Pirates defeated Cincinnati 4-1 on Thursday night, extending the Reds' losing streak to five games. Nova (12-6) pitched his second complete ...
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Baseball executive Rick Brenner named MIS president
Longtime baseball executive Rick Brenner was named the new president of Michigan International Speedway on Thursday.        
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Travis Shaw, David Price lift Red Sox into first place
SAN DIEGO — Travis Shaw was sat down by manager John Farrell in favor of a 21-year-old rookie without a day in the bigs, Yoan Moncada.Shaw didn’t take that sitting down.The third baseman twice gave the Red Sox the lead last night in a 7-2 win over the San Diego Padres, the first time with a statement home run, the second time with a base hit that put the Sox ahead for good.
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Yankees beat Jays, Red Sox remain one game out of first
NEW YORK – Jacoby Ellsbury overcame a first-inning deficit against R.A. Dickey with a two-run homer on the knuckleballer’s third pitch of the game, then added an RBI single to lead the New York Yankees over the Toronto Blue Jays, 5-3, Monday.In a matchup of teams fighting for playoff berths as the...
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Red Sox notebook: Yoan Moncada takes seat on bench
SAN DIEGO — The hot corner has become a revolving door the past week, but Travis Shaw’s great game last night puts him in the driver’s seat for now.So what about Yoan Moncada?His assignment last night was just to sit and watch.
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Travis Shaw, David Price put Red Sox in first place
SAN DIEGO — Travis Shaw was sat down by manager John Farrell in favor of a 21-year-old rookie without a day in the bigs, Yoan Moncada.
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Travis Shaw returns in throwback uniform for finale vs. Padres
SAN DIEGO — Travis Shaw was poised to take Yoan Moncada's spot at third base on Wednesday for the series finale against the Padres, as expected.The Red Sox were working out Shaw in left field with the belief that Moncada would see most of the time at third base, but Moncada has struck out in his last seven at-bats and Shaw may wind up seeing more time at the hot corner after all.
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A capsule look at the AL East
Boston Red Sox2016: 93-69, first place, lost to Cleveland in ALDSManager: John Farrell (fifth season)He’s Here: LHP Chris Sale, RHP Tyler Thornburg, 1B Mitch MorelandHe’s Outta Here: DH David Ortiz, 3B Travis Shaw, RHP Clay Buchholz, RHP Koji Uehara, RHP Junichi Tazawa, RHP Brad Ziegler, C Ryan Hani...
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American League East capsules
American League East preview capsules         
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Jays' Josh Donaldson misses workout with calf injury
DUNEDIN, Fla. — Toronto slugger Josh Donaldson missed the team's first full-squad workout Saturday because of a calf injury.Blue Jays manager John Gibbons said the third baseman tweaked his right calf while running sprints a day earlier. He was scheduled for an MRI and further evaluation. Donaldson injured the same calf last April but did not miss any significant time.Donaldson, the 2015 AL MVP, batted .284 with 37 home runs and 99 RBIs last season. He was an All-Star for a third straight season and helped lead Toronto to the ALCS.
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Max Scherzer dealing in pain
National League Cy Young Award winner Max Scherzer is dealing with pain from a broken knuckle on his pitching hand that arose late last year, and Washington Nationals manager Dusty Baker says the team is making plans in case his ace isn’t ready for Opening Day.
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Mat Latos invited to Toronto Blue Jays spring training
Alex ButlerFeb. 16 (UPI) -- An eighth different Major League Baseball jersey will be hanging in Mat Latos' closet after he agreed to a deal Thursday.
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Adam Lind agrees to contract with Washington Nationals
The Sports Xchange The Washington Nationals agreed to a contract with left-handed power hitter Adam Lind on Monday, according to multiple media reports.
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Tony Paul's top 50 MLB free agents (updated with Mike Napoli)
      
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Oakland Athletics naming field after Rickey Henderson
Alex ButlerFeb. 7 (UPI) -- Rickey Henderson is about to 'steal' the name of the field at Oakland Coliseum.
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Yankees shift focus to pair of familiar faces on DH market
Brian Cashman’s “Open to anything that improves the team’’ mantra broadened Thursday night, when Brian McCann was dealt to the Astros for two neophyte pitching prospects. Until then, other team officials and agents were informed by the Yankees general manager he needed to see if McCann, who had $34 million and two years remaining, could...
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Houston Astros to sign OF Josh Reddick
Alex ButlerHOUSTON, Nov. 17 (UPI) -- Pending a physical, outfielder Josh Reddick will be a member of the Houston Astros next season.
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Gary Sanchez hits two more home runs as Yankees top Rays, 11-5
As long as teams continue to pitch to Gary Sanchez, the Yankees should have a shot to get to the postseason.
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Blue Jays fan catches foul ball with giant glove
During Toronto’s game against the Red Sox, a man with a gargantuan glove caught a foul bowl with ease before ultimately giving it away.
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Red Sox outslug Blue Jays, up AL East lead to 2 games
TORONTO – Boston slugger David Ortiz went out with a bang in his final regular-season game in Toronto.Ortiz drilled a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Jackie Bradley Jr. and Hanley Ramirez also connected, and the Red Sox outslugged Toronto, 11-8, Sunday, reclaiming a two-game lead over the Blue...
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David Ortiz's blast lifts Boston Red Sox past Toronto Blue Jays
By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange TORONTO -- History repeated itself Sunday afternoon. Once again it worked in favor of the Boston Red Sox.
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How to watch tonight's Detroit Tigers- Minnesota Twins game
7:10 p.m., Fox Sports Detroit, 97.1 FM; Tigers must take advantage of MLB-worst Twins        
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Drellich: AL East title within Red Sox' grasp
TORONTO — Worst to first hasn’t felt this real since 2013.Even as the Red Sox remained firmly in contention the past few months, never has a return to the top of the American League East looked so viable, the path so clear.The Sox have a two-game lead, 20 games to play and maybe a new type of pressure: the East is theirs to lose after an 11-8 win over the Blue Jays this afternoon.
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Red Sox’ offense can’t come through in 3-2 loss to Blue Jays
When they aren't piling up double-digit run totals, the Boston Red Sox can't seem to score much at all
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Drellich: Red Sox offense just as capable when trailing
TORONTO — Worry about the bullpen, not blowouts.It’s just so typical of the Red Sox: dominate at the plate one day, lose a close game the next.You feel that way, probably. You shouldn't.The Red Sox still have the best average in baseball, and that's true when they’re trailing, and that's true when they're within one run.“I wish we were that good to where we could control when we score runs, you know what I mean?” hitting coach Chili Davis said.
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J.A. Happ wins 18th, Toronto Blue Jays inch closer to first
By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange TORONTO -- The Toronto Blue Jays had a players-only meeting before their key game against the Boston Red Sox Saturday afternoon.
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Tigers becoming comeback kids as playoffs near
Detroit didn't take full advantage of its talent for most of the season, but what matters is they're still battling        
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Sharp: Tigers becoming the comeback kids as playoff race intensifies
Detroit didn't take full advantage of its talent for most of the season, but what matters is they're still battling        
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Sharp: Tigers becoming the comeback kids
Detroit didn't take full advantage of its talent for most of the season, but what matters is they're still battling        
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Rick Porcello notches 20th win as Boston Red Sox rout Toronto Blue Jays
By Larry Millson, The Sports Xchange TORONTO -- Rick Porcello became the first major league pitcher to reach 20 wins this season on Friday night.
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It's a big September series as Tigers host O's
Somehow, against everyone’s predictions, the Orioles are in the second wild-card spot, leading the Tigers by one game.        
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It's a big September series as Tigers host Orioles
Somehow, against everyone’s predictions, the Orioles are in the second wild-card spot, leading the Tigers by one game.        
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