Major League Baseball

FILE - In this Oct. 8, 1956, file photo, New York Yankees catcher Yogi Berra leaps into the arms of pitcher Don Larsen after Larsen struck out the last Brooklyn Dodgers batter to complete his perfect game during Game 5 of the World Series in New York. Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the Yankees when he threw a perfect game and only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday, Jan. 1, 2020. He was 90. (AP Photo/File)
January 01, 2020 - 10:59 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the New York Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90. Larsen's agent, Andrew Levy, said the former pitcher died of...
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FILE - In this Oct. 8, 1956, file photo, New York Yankees' Don Larsen delivers a pitch in the fourth inning of Game 5 against the Brooklyn Dodgers in the baseball World Series en route to the first World Series perfect game. The Yankees won 2-0 and went on to win the series. Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night, Jan. 1, 2020. He was 90. (AP Photo, File)
January 01, 2020 - 10:42 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the New York Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90. Larsen's agent, Andrew Levy, said the former pitcher died of...
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January 01, 2020 - 10:33 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Don Larsen, the journeyman pitcher who reached the heights of baseball glory in 1956 for the New York Yankees when he threw a perfect game and the only no-hitter in World Series history, died Wednesday night. He was 90. Larsen's agent, Andrew Levy, said the former pitcher died of...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. From the moment two officials watched a Los Angeles Rams defender slam into a New Orleans receiver well before the ball arrived and failed to throw a flag for pass interference that was obvious to tens of millions of fans watching at home, officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 01, 2020 - 1:09 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the moment two officials failed to throw a flag for obvious pass interference on a play that helped decide the NFC championship — stunning the players, coaches and millions of fans — officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. No matter the sport, fans and...
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FILE - In this Jan. 20, 2019, file photo, Los Angeles Rams' Nickell Robey-Coleman breaks up a pass intended for New Orleans Saints' Tommylee Lewis during the second half of the NFL football NFC championship game in New Orleans. From the moment two officials watched a Los Angeles Rams defender slam into a New Orleans receiver well before the ball arrived and failed to throw a flag for pass interference that was obvious to tens of millions of fans watching at home, officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. (AP Photo/Gerald Herbert, File)
January 01, 2020 - 12:33 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — From the moment two officials failed to throw a flag for obvious pass interference on a play that helped decide the NFC championship — stunning the players, coaches and millions of fans — officiating and replay became a constant theme in 2019. No matter the sport, fans and...
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File-This Feb. 27, 2019, file photo shows New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman speaking during a press conference at the NFL football scouting combine in Indianapolis. The Giants fired head coach Pat Shurmur on Monday, Dec. 30, 2019, just two years into a five-year contract, the Daily News has confirmed. But the Giants aren’t making sweeping changes as Gettleman is being retained by co-owners John Mara and Steve Tisch. Gettleman is expected to meet with the media on Tuesday. (AP Photo/Michael Conroy, File)
December 31, 2019 - 6:05 pm
EAST RUTHERFORD, N.J. (AP) — New York Giants general manager Dave Gettleman, under intense scrutiny in the wake of a disappointing season that led to the firing of coach Pat Shurmur, conceded Tuesday that his job performance over the last two seasons was “not good enough.” Gettleman has seen the...
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December 31, 2019 - 1:27 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have signed pitchers Homer Bailey and Rich Hill to one-year contracts. Bailey, a 33-year-old right-hander, made 31 starts between the Kansas City Royals and Oakland Athletics last season. He was a combined 13-9 with a 4.57 ERA. He started 18 games for Kansas...
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December 28, 2019 - 3:13 pm
HARTFORD, Conn. (AP) — Major League Baseball said Saturday it is committed to protecting minor league teams, a day after U.S. Sen. Richard Blumenthal warned of possible congressional action if the organization followed through on minor league contraction plans. “It is not Major League Baseball’s...
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Toronto Blue Jays newly signed pitcher Hyun-Jin Ryu, right, smiles as he speaks to media at a news conference announcing his signing to the team in Toronto, Friday, Dec. 27, 2019. (Cole Burston/The Canadian Press via AP)
December 27, 2019 - 7:14 pm
TORONTO (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu is the ace the Toronto Blue Jays needed to pair with a lineup flush with “baseball royalty.” That’s the view agent Scott Boras has of the four-year, $80 million deal that brought the Korean left-hander north of the border. Ryu agreed to join the Jays last weekend, then...
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December 26, 2019 - 2:24 pm
Wake Forest coach Dave Clawson attended the same college as members of the Steinbrenner family and even got to meet "The Boss." That would be, of course, George Steinbrenner, the late New York Yankees owner known for his tempestuous nature who demanded World Series trophies and championship rings...
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