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Chicago Cubs' Kyle Schwarber celebrates with teammates at home plate after hitting a solo home run to defeat the Cincinnati Reds 4-3 in the 10th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, July 16, 2019, in Chicago.
AP Photo/Paul Beaty
July 17, 2019 - 7:58 am
Kyle Schwarber wasn't thinking home run when he stepped to the plate in the bottom of the 10th inning Tuesday night. That, he believes, was the key to success. Schwarber hit a solo home run with one out to give the Chicago Cubs a 4-3 comeback victory over the Cincinnati Reds.
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Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Lucas Giolito (27) talks with catcher James McCann (33) after a run scored in the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Kansas City Royals at Kauffman Stadium in Kansas City, Mo., Monday, July 15, 2019.
AP Photo/Orlin Wagner
July 16, 2019 - 7:28 am
Junis struck out a career-high 10 and Nicky Lopez drove in a pair of runs as Kansas City beat the White Sox 5-2 on Monday night. It was the Royals' third win in four games since the All-Star break.
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July 04, 2019 - 5:33 pm
Chicago's Reynoldo Lopez (4-8) retired the first nine Detroit batters, but allowed nine hits and seven runs (six earned) before Goodrum's shot to right chased him with one out in the sixth.
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FILE - In this June 13, 2019 file photo Los Angeles Angels' Tyler Skaggs pitches to the Tampa Bay Rays during the first inning of a baseball game in St. Petersburg, Fla. Tyler Skaggs has died at age 27, Monday, July 1, 2019. Skaggs started the Angels' game Saturday night against the Athletics. Their game against the Texas Rangers on Monday night has been postponed. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara, file)
July 01, 2019 - 8:28 pm
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Skaggs had persevered through injuries to be a valuable pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. The left-hander had posted a photo of himself and teammates in cowboy hats for their weeklong trip to Texas where he was set to start on the Fourth of July holiday. The 27-year-...
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June 30, 2019 - 8:47 am
LONDON ( WEEI ) -- Everyone was saying all the right things. Evidently, it was grand ol' time. There were close to 60,000 fans. "I'd say it's definitely the biggest crowd I've played in front of and probably the loudest as well," said Red Sox first baseman Michael Chavis, who was the "hosts" star...
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Ross Detwiler pitched five effective innings for his first win in nearly three years.
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June 29, 2019 - 10:35 am
Ross Detwiler surfaced from the depths of professional baseball to give the Chicago White Sox a boost in their thinned-out rotation.
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