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PITTSBURGH (AP) " The Pittsburgh Pirates have called up infielder Gift Ngoepe, making him what they say is the first player from Africa to reach the major leagues.The Pirates recalled Ngoepe (n-GOH'-pay) from Triple-A…
04.27 / 06:42
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MILWAUKEE (AP) " Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers' record book.No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded first baseman in his first season back in the majors after three years playing ball…
04.26 / 07:35
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PITTSBURGH (AP) " Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win in Major League Baseball on Tuesday…
04.26 / 06:58
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DETROIT (AP) " James McCann homered in the second inning, then Justin Upton and Alex Avila followed suit in the fourth.The Detroit Tigers were just getting started.Detroit added nine more runs in a fifth-inning onslaught,…
04.26 / 05:10
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PITTSBURGH (AP) " Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night.Hendricks (2-1) struck…
04.26 / 03:39
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PITTSBURGH (AP) " Kyle Hendricks rediscovered his 2016 form, limiting the Pittsburgh Pirates to four hits over six innings to outduel Gerrit Cole and lead the Chicago Cubs to a 1-0 win on Tuesday night.Hendricks (2-1) struck…
04.26 / 03:19
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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) " Giants ace left-hander Madison Bumgarner will not require surgery on his sprained pitching shoulder and is scheduled to begin light rehabilitation activities in four or five days.The 2014 World Series MVP…
04.26 / 03:00
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A look at what's happening around the majors Wednesday:___WELCOME BACKThe Red Sox had to wait another day to get Dustin Pedroia back in the lineup. Manager John Farrell said after Tuesday night's game was rained out that…
04.26 / 02:40
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Jeffrey Loria's first investment into major league baseball was US$12 million. Now he's reportedly sold the Miami Marlins for US$1.3 billion (NZ$1.87b).The 76-year-old owner of the Marlins has reportedly sold the franchise to…
04.26 / 00:24
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MILWAUKEE (AP) " Eric Thames is bashing his way into the Milwaukee Brewers record book.No adjustment period necessary for the bushy-bearded first baseman in his first season back in the majors after three years playing ball in…
04.25 / 18:23
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