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April 02, 2019 - 2:59 pm
By Daniel Plocher Jhoulys Chacin will be on the mound tonight for the Brew Crew as they visit the Reds in Cincinnati. Chacin looks to get his second win of the year after he gave up three hits and two home runs to the Cardinals in an Opening Day victory. He will also try and stay hot at the plate...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, hits a homerun off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Shane Carle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Brian McCann. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 02, 2019 - 1:03 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BRYCE IS BACK From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about: Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. What...
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New York Yankees' Giancarlo Stanton reacts after striking out to Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Paul Fry during the eighth inning of an opening day baseball game at Yankee Stadium, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in New York. The Yankees won 7-2. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
April 01, 2019 - 10:06 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton and Miguel Andujar joined the Yankees' lengthy injured list, putting nearly half of New York's starting lineup on the sidelines just three games into the season. Stanton strained his left biceps fouling off a 3-1 fastball from Baltimore's Dylan Bundy in the third...
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Boston Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts smiles at a news conference before a baseball game against the Oakland Athletics in Oakland, Calif., Monday, April 1, 2019. (AP Photo/Jeff Chiu)
April 01, 2019 - 7:22 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts loves winning and having a yearly chance at championships. He also appreciates a supportive, family feel on a team around him. The Red Sox give Bogaerts all of that, with stability for the next seven years to boot. He considers it a perfect fit. "The fans, this...
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FILE - This is a Feb. 15, 2019, file photo showing Tottenham Hotspur stadium in London. Years before Tottenham Hotspur Stadium started rising like a spaceship in a north London neighborhood needing regeneration, planning on how to finance it was under way nearly 3,500 miles away. (AP Photo/Matt Dunham, File)
April 01, 2019 - 4:48 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Years before Tottenham Hotspur Stadium started rising like a spaceship in north London, planning on how to finance the structure was underway nearly 3,500 miles away. In a glass tower near the World Trade Center in lower Manhattan, Greg Carey and his team at Goldman Sachs worked...
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FILE - In this April 30, 2017, file photo, Washington Nationals' Bryce Harper gestures after his home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, in Washington. From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about. Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. (AP Photo/Nick Wass, File)
April 01, 2019 - 1:48 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — From the moment Bryce Harper signed his $330 million, 13-year deal with the Philadelphia Phillies, this game is the one everyone has been thinking about. Tuesday night marks Harper's initial visit to Nationals Park to face his former team. What will the crowd's reaction be the...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper, left, hits a homerun off Atlanta Braves relief pitcher Shane Carle during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Brian McCann. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
April 01, 2019 - 12:48 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper is ready to raise a li'l slugger in Philadelphia. Harper announced Monday on Instagram that he and his wife, Kayla, are expecting their first child, a boy. Harper posted a photo of him and his wife holding a "Baby Harper" No. 3 jersey in front of the Benjamin...
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San Diego Padres' Fernando Tatis Jr. reacts after hitting a single in his first at-bat of his major leagues career, during the second inning of a baseball game against the San Francisco Giants, Thursday, March 28, 2019, in San Diego. (AP Photo/Gregory Bull)
April 01, 2019 - 2:59 am
Opening day was particularly special for Fernando Tatis Jr. and Eloy Jimenez. In large part because they weren't stuck at El Paso and Charlotte. It's common for baseball's top prospects to spend a bit of time in the minors at the beginning of the season, but the Padres and White Sox put Tatis and...
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Toronto Blue Jays relief pitcher Elvis Luciano (65) works against the Detroit Tigers during the seventh inning of a baseball game in Toronto on Sunday, March 31, 2019. (Frank Gunn/The Canadian Press via AP)
March 31, 2019 - 6:05 pm
TORONTO (AP) — While Major League Baseball no longer has a single player who was active during the previous century, it now has its first player born in this one. Blue Jays right-hander Elvis Luciano became the youngest pitcher in Toronto history when he debuted Sunday against the Detroit Tigers...
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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals, Sunday, March 31, 2019, in Kansas City, Mo. (AP Photo/Ed Zurga)
March 31, 2019 - 3:07 pm
KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Lucas Giolito is through six hitless innings for the Chicago White Sox against the Kansas City Royals. Giolito walked Whit Merrifield on four pitches leading off Sunday's game but has retired 18 straight since. Billy Hamilton nearly had a hit for Kansas City in the sixth...
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