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Texas Rangers' Rougned Odor, rear, and Danny Santana, front, jog to join the team in celebration as relief pitcher Jose Leclerc throws a ball following the team's 5-4 win against the Detroit Tigers in a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. Leclerc threw the ball after covering first for the final out of the game. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
August 02, 2019 - 11:42 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — After throwing 24 pitches in a messy ninth inning, Texas Rangers reliever José Leclerc made his most notable toss. Leclerc held for a save, then fired the ball onto the right field roof at Globe Life Park as the Rangers beat the Detroit Tigers 5-4 on Friday night. Leclerc...
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Cincinnati Reds pitcher Trevor Bauer throws before the team's baseball game against the Atlanta Braves on Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
August 02, 2019 - 11:26 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: NOW PITCHING Trevor Bauer (9-8, 3.79 ERA) makes his Cincinnati debut four days after arriving in a trade with Cleveland. Bauer went 3-2 with a 4.54 ERA in six starts last month. In his last outing, he threw the ball from just past the mound...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, consoles center fielder David Dahl, who suffered and injury to his right leg while catching a fly ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Scooter Gennett during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 02, 2019 - 11:00 pm
DENVER (AP) — Rockies center fielder David Dahl was carted off the field after spraining his ankle while making an awkward catch, and substitute Ian Desmond hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning that sent Colorado Rockies over the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Friday night. Dahl left in obvious...
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New York Yankees' Gleyber Torres, right, celebrates after hitting a grand slam, next to Boston Red Sox catcher Christian Vazquez during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 02, 2019 - 10:15 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Once again, the box score for James Paxton looked ugly after three outs. The eye test told Yankees manager Aaron Boone something different. "I thought he threw the snot out of the ball in the first inning," he said. Gleyber Torres wiped up Paxton's mess with a grand slam, and the...
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Colorado Rockies third baseman Nolan Arenado, left, consoles center fielder David Dahl, who suffered and injury to his right leg while catching a fly ball hit by San Francisco Giants' Scooter Gennett during the sixth inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski)
August 02, 2019 - 10:08 pm
DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies center fielder David Dahl was carted off the field clearly in pain after injuring his right leg making a diving catch Friday night. There was no immediate word on the extent of his injury. Dahl, a first-time All-Star this season, slightly overran a sinking flyball...
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Byeong Hun An follows a shot on the ninth hole during the second round of the Wyndham Championship golf tournament at Sedgefield Country Club in Greensboro, N.C., Friday, Aug. 2, 2019. (H. Scott Hoffmann/News & Record via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 6:22 pm
GREENSBORO, N.C. (AP) — Byeong Hun An shot a 5-under 65 on Friday in the Wyndham Championship to take a one-stroke lead into the weekend An was at 13-under 127 halfway through the PGA Tour's final event before the FedEx Cup playoffs. Brice Garnett was a stroke back after a 64, and six players —...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez, right, is greeted by Kris Bryant, left, after hitting a two-run home run against the Milwaukee Brewers during the third inning of a baseball game, Friday, Aug. 2, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/David Banks)
August 02, 2019 - 6:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — After another rough road trip, Javier Báez and the Chicago Cubs came home to Wrigley Field and came out swinging. Báez homered, doubled twice and drove in three runs, and the Cubs beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-2 on Friday. José Quintana pitched solidly into the seventh inning and...
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August 02, 2019 - 5:53 pm
Former Ohio State coach Urban Meyer encouraged Zach Smith to stay with the Buckeyes in January 2018 after the then-assistant coach was pursued by Alabama, according to texts messages from Meyer to Smith. On Friday, Ohio State released thousands of pages of heavily redacted texts and email that were...
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August 02, 2019 - 4:07 pm
CANTON, Ohio (AP) — The Pro Football Hall of Fame will expand the number of potential inductees to 20 in 2020 as part of the NFL's celebration of its 100th season. Calling it a centennial class, hall president David Baker said Friday five modern-day players, 10 seniors, three contributors and two...
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Wisconsin wide receiver Danny Davis testifies at the sexual assault trial of his former teammate, Quintez Cephus, Thursday, Aug. 1, 2019 at the Dane County Courthouse in Madison, Wis. (Ed Treleven/Wisconsin State Journal via AP)
August 02, 2019 - 3:27 pm
MADISON, Wis. (AP) — Former Wisconsin Badgers wide receiver Quintez Cephus testified Friday that the two women he is accused of sexually assaulting wanted to have sex with him that night. Cephus, 21, took the stand in his own defense shortly before the case went to the jury. He is charged with...
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