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April 05, 2019 - 7:25 am
Today's NL Central matchup between the Brewers and Cubs will see two very different teams facing off against each other. The red hot Brewers come into tonight with the National League's best record, hoping to extend their impressive five game winning streak. Meanwhile the Cubs are struggling to end...
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Boston Red Sox Mookie Betts, right, looks for the call from third base umpire Tripp Gibson after being tagged out by Oakland Athletics third baseman Matt Chapman in the ninth inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. Oakland won the game 7-3. Betts was thrown out at third base after the Red Sox's Andrew Benintendi singled to center field. (AP Photo/Eric Risberg)
April 05, 2019 - 1:28 am
A look at what's a happening around the majors today: SCUFFLING SOX Boston is 2-6, the worst start for a defending World Series champion since the stripped-down Marlins bumbled to 108 losses in 1998. Rick Porcello tries to get the Red Sox going in the right direction when he pitches at Arizona. In...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw throws to first base to pick off San Antonio Missions' Corey Ray in the first inning, as Kershaw pitches for the Oklahoma City Dodgers on a rehab assignment, in the first inning of the teams' Triple-A baseball game Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Oklahoma City. (AP Photo/Sue Ogrocki)
April 04, 2019 - 9:57 pm
OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw gave up two runs and struck out six in 4 1/3 innings during his rehab assignment for Triple-A Oklahoma City on Thursday night. The three-time Cy Young Award winner threw 61 pitches against the San Antonio Missions, a Milwaukee Brewers...
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Tim Tebow grounds out in the fourth inning against the Pawtucket Red Sox in a Triple-A baseball game in Syracuse, N.Y., Thursday, April 4, 2019. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the Pawtucket Red Sox 6-3 in 10 innings. (Michael Greenlar/The Post-Standard via AP)
April 04, 2019 - 8:58 pm
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow had no hits in his Triple-A debut and nothing to say about it. The former NFL quarterback and Heisman Trophy winner went 0 for 4 on Thursday for the top minor league affiliate of the New York Mets. He wasn't available for comment after the Syracuse Mets lost to the...
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Cleveland Indians starting pitcher Trevor Bauer delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Thursday, April 4, 2019, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
April 04, 2019 - 8:12 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians' bid to pitch a combined no-hitter has been broken up by a leadoff single in the ninth inning by Toronto's Freddy Galvis. Galvis singled cleanly up the middle Thursday against Indians closer Brad Hand. Indians starter Trevor Bauer was pulled after seven no-hit...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper jogs onto the field before a baseball game against the Washington Nationals at Nationals Park, Wednesday, April 3, 2019, in Washington. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)
April 04, 2019 - 10:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The most popular players in All-Star voting will be in the money — at least enough to cover part of the season's clubhouse tips. The highest vote-getter in both leagues in the first round of the new fan voting system will receive a $15,000 bonus, according to details obtained by The...
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FILE - In this April 8, 2015, file photo, members of the Biloxi Shuckers minor league baseball team eat lunch before practice at the Pensacola Blue Wahoos' stadium in Pensacola, Fla. Minor leaguers at the lowest levels can make as little as $1,100 per month despite spending 50-to-70 hours per week at the ballpark. A lawsuit alleging MLB violated minimum wage and overtime requirements was pre-empted in 2018 when Congress passed the “Save America’s Pastime Act,” which stripped minor leaguers of the protection of federal minimum wage laws. (AP Photo/Michael Spooneybarger, File)
April 04, 2019 - 6:05 am
PHOENIX (AP) — Jeremy Wolf loved being a professional baseball player. The New York Mets were his favorite team as a child, and it was a dream fulfilled when they selected him in the 31st round in 2016. The reality was something else. From first pitch to the final out was a blast, but the time...
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FILE - In this March 7, 2019, file photo, New York Mets' Tim Tebow loosens up before batting in an exhibition spring training baseball game against the Washington Nationals in West Palm Beach, Fla. Tebow is set to begin his third full season of minor league baseball. He was assigned to the Triple-A Syracuse Mets just over two weeks ago and opening day is Thursday, April 4, 2019. (AP Photo/Brynn Anderson, File)
April 04, 2019 - 2:27 am
SYRACUSE, N.Y. (AP) — Tim Tebow is one step away from the Big Show. He's still in no rush. "I enjoy the process every day, enjoy every opportunity I get," Tebow said as he prepared for Thursday's International League opener with the Syracuse Mets. "That's one thing I take a lot of pride in — having...
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New York Yankees' Troy Tulowitzki is congratulated by teammates after hitting a solo home run against the Baltimore Orioles during the ninth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, March 30, 2019, in New York. The Orioles won 5-3. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
April 03, 2019 - 9:43 pm
A look at what's a happening around the majors Thursday: FANFARE Coming off winning road trips, the surprising Orioles, Tigers and Mets play their home openers. Sellouts are expected at Camden Yards, Comerica Park and Citi Field to greet teams trying to bounce back from losing seasons. Alex Cobb...
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Former Atlanta Braves manager and Baseball Hall of Fame member Bobby Cox gives the command to "play ball" before the Braves' home opener baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Monday, April 1, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 03, 2019 - 7:51 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Hall of Famer manager Bobby Cox was able to accept visitors in his Atlanta-area hospital room on Wednesday, one day after the longtime Braves skipper suffered a stroke. Braves manager Brian Snitker and general manager Alex Anthopoulos were among those saw Cox. "He's holding up great...
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