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An injury forces Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story (27) to walk off the field with manager Bud Black (10) during an at-bat in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
September 18, 2018 - 8:42 pm
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Colorado slugger Trevor Story has inflammation in his right elbow, but there's no structural damage and the Rockies are hopeful he can return to the lineup in a few days. The All-Star shortstop tweaked his elbow on a throw in the first inning of an 8-2 loss to the Dodgers on...
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Boston Red Sox's Mookie Betts hits a sacrifice fly that scored Rafael Devers during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Boston, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)
September 18, 2018 - 1:37 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: BOSOX BUBBLY? The Red Sox can clinch the AL East at Yankee Stadium with a single win during their three-game series — in 2016, Boston locked up the division while playing on the home field of its archrival. Ex-Yankee Nathan Eovaldi pitches against...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson, right, follows though on his two-RBI home run with Colorado Rockies catcher Drew Butera watching during the fourth inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)
September 18, 2018 - 12:41 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joc Pederson hit two homers, Max Muncy added a three-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers moved back into first place in the NL West with an 8-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Dodgers starter Huyn-Jin Ryu pitched seven scoreless innings, throwing 93 pitches to...
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St. Louis Cardinals' Kolten Wong hits a line drive to right field for a two run RBI double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Amis)
September 17, 2018 - 10:36 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Kolten Wong hit the first of four St. Louis homers, Miles Mikolas won his third straight start and the Cardinals beat the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves 11-6 on Monday night to give their playoff push another boost. St. Louis has 35 victories since the All-Star break, most in the...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich reacts after receiving a standing ovation from the crowd after hitting a triple to complete the cycle during the sixth inning of a baseball game against the Cincinnati Reds, Monday, Sept. 17, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Aaron Gash)
September 17, 2018 - 9:38 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich has hit for the cycle for the second time this season, setting a major league record by doing it twice against one team. The Milwaukee Brewers' slugger completed his cycle Monday night with a sixth-inning triple against the Reds. Yelich also hit for the cycle when...
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Colorado Rockies left fielder David Dahl (26), center fielder Charlie Blackmon (19) and right fielder Carlos Gonzalez (5) celebrate a victory over the San Francisco Giants after a baseball game in San Francisco, Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018. (AP Photo/Scot Tucker)
September 17, 2018 - 2:34 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: FINAL COUNTDOWN With the Rockies a half-game ahead of the Dodgers for the NL West lead, the teams begin their final series of the regular season. Jon Gray (11-7) pitches the opener of a three-game set at Dodger Stadium against Hyun-Jin Ryu (4-3)...
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Milwaukee Brewers' Christian Yelich reacts after his home run off Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Phelps)
September 17, 2018 - 1:50 am
While much of the focus last offseason was on the trade that sent Giancarlo Stanton from the Marlins to the Yankees, there was another deal involving Miami that has turned out to have quite an impact on the postseason race. Christian Yelich was sent from the Marlins to Milwaukee in late January,...
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St. Louis Cardinals starting pitcher Adam Wainwright (50) reacts after striking out Los Angeles Dodgers' Joc Pederson to end the top of the fifth inning of a baseball game Sunday, Sept. 16, 2018 in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Scott Kane)
September 17, 2018 - 1:09 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright had something to prove. Wainwright pitched two-hit ball over six innings for his first win in five months, Marcell Ozuna homered and the St. Louis Cardinals salvaged the finale of a four-game series with a 5-0 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Sunday night. "...
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Yasiel Puig (66) watches his third home run of the game a three-run homer against the St. Louis Cardinals in the eighth inning of a baseball game, Saturday, Sept. 15, 2018, at Busch Stadium in St. Louis. (AP Photo/Bill Boyce)
September 16, 2018 - 3:09 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: YOU AGAIN? Cy Young Award contenders Chris Sale (12-4, 1.96) and Jacob deGrom (8-9, 1.71) face off for the first time since their college days as Boston hosts the Mets. DeGrom was a two-way player at Stetson in 2010 when he hit his only college...
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Cleveland Indians' Michael Brantley celebrates after hitting a solo home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Saturday, Sept.15, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/David Dermer)
September 15, 2018 - 5:37 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Unchallenged for months, the Cleveland Indians clinched their third straight AL Central title with a 15-0 blowout on Saturday of the Detroit Tigers, who made four errors and managed only two hits. Francisco Lindor and Michael Brantley connected for back-to-back homers in the first...
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