Major League Baseball

Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 17, 2019 - 7:17 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped give the Milwaukee Brewers a big early lead, Josh Hader preserved the win that nearly got away. Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs and the tying run on third in the ninth inning to save the 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. "They...
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Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus right, gestures to pitcher Noe Ramirez (24) after Ramirez hit Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick with a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 17, 2019 - 7:15 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Angels manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended a game and fined. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball...
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July 17, 2019 - 7:13 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the Boston Red Sox, has died. He was 85. A Red Sox spokesman confirmed his death Wednesday night. Green played parts of four seasons with the Red Sox and one with the New York Mets from 1959-63, batting .246 with 13 homers and 74 RBIs...
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Police stand guard around the La Fortaleza residence of Gov. Ricardo Rosselló where people gather to protest against Rosselló in San Juan, Puerto Rico, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. Protesters are demanding Rosselló step down for his involvement in a private chat in which he used profanities to describe an ex-New York City councilwoman and a federal control board overseeing the island's finance. (AP Photo/Carlos Giusti)
July 17, 2019 - 6:58 pm
SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Thousands of people marched toward the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday, carrying Puerto Rican flags and chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign. The crowd ranged from teenagers to retirees, with some waving the island's flag printed in black...
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Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus right, gestures to pitcher Noe Ramirez (24) after Ramirez hit Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick with a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 17, 2019 - 6:45 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Los Angeles pitcher Noé Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick's head, and Angels manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended a game and fined. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball...
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Chicago Cubs' Anthony Rizzo, right, celebrates with Kris Bryant after they scored on a two-run double by Jason Heyward during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds in Chicago, Wednesday, July 17, 2019. (AP Photo/Nam Y. Huh)
July 17, 2019 - 6:22 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Yu Darvish tossed six innings of two-hit, shutout ball to finally earn his first win at Wrigley Field as a Cub and lead Chicago past the Cincinnati Reds 5-2 on Wednesday. Kris Bryant and Addison Russell homered for the only hits off Sonny Gray (5-6) as Chicago won for the fifth time...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich hits a home run during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves Wednesday, July 17, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
July 17, 2019 - 6:00 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Josh Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs and the bases loaded in the ninth to preserve the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves on Wednesday. Christian Yelich hit his 34th homer of the season to tie the Dodgers' Cody Bellinger for the major league lead. It was...
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Los Angeles Angels' Kole Calhoun, right, scores past Houston Astros catcher Max Stassi on a three-run double by Albert Pujols during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 17, 2019 - 3:57 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: PULLING TOGETHER The grieving Angels go for their sixth consecutive victory since the All-Star break when they host Houston again. Los Angeles (50-46) has won eight of 11 since the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs and moved four games above .500 for...
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Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus right, gestures to pitcher Noe Ramirez (24) after Ramirez hit Houston Astros' Jake Marisnick with a pitch during the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Anaheim, Calif. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
July 17, 2019 - 3:04 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Houston Astros expected the Angels to retaliate against Jake Marisnick in his first game versus Los Angeles since his violent home plate collision with catcher Jonathan Lucroy. So while the pitch that hit Marisnick in the back in the sixth inning was no surprise, it still...
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Philadelphia Phillies' Bryce Harper celebrates after hitting a game-winning two-run double off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Kenley Jansen during the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Philadelphia. Philadelphia won 9-8. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
July 17, 2019 - 2:42 am
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper threw his helmet off rounding the bases, thrust his arms in the air and screamed while teammates stormed out of the dugout to mob him. That's what Philadelphia has been waiting for from its $330 million man. Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley...
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