Baseball

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Associated Press
September 11, 2019 - 8:24 pm
Major League Baseball hitters have punctuated a power-packed year by shattering the record for most home runs in a season. Jonathan Villar of the Baltimore Orioles connected Wednesday night for the 6,106th homer. That topped the mark of 6,105 set in 2017. There are plenty more to come, too — the...
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Chicago Cubs' Nico Hoerner hits a two-RBI triple during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the San Diego Padres Monday, Sept. 9, 2019, in San Diego.
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Associated Press
September 10, 2019 - 8:58 am
Nico Hoerner went from sitting on his couch in Oakland and watching the Chicago Cubs on TV on Sunday to having a remarkable major league debut with them on Monday night. The touted prospect had three hits and four RBIs in his big league debut and made some nice plays at shortstop for the Cubs, who...
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Chicago Cubs' Javier Baez reacts after being forced out at first base during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers, Sunday, Sept. 1, 2019, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
Associated Press
September 09, 2019 - 8:49 pm
SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star shortstop Javier Báez could return to the Chicago Cubs if they reach the playoffs. Báez saw a hand specialist in Chicago who confirmed the slugger has a hairline fracture of his left thumb. He is expected to miss the rest of this month, but the team said Monday he will...
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Associated Press
September 06, 2019 - 10:48 pm
Brian Goodwin's two-run homer in the eighth inning tied the game, and Justin Upton hit a solo shot in the ninth that proved to be the winner as the Los Angeles Angels rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 5-4 on Friday night, snapping a four-game losing streak.
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Shannon Blum
September 06, 2019 - 8:28 am
There are still some days left of summer and with that comes no shortage of festivals and other things to do in and around Chicago this weekend. From food fests to culture, wine and bourbon, to baseball and concerts, you're sure to find something to do. Here's a look at things to do this weekend in...
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