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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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Atlanta Braves shortstop Dansby Swanson right, throws to first base after forcing out Chicago Cubs' Kris Bryant (17) at second base, on a double play hit into by Anthony Rizzo during the third inning of a baseball game Wednesday, June 26, 2019, in Chicago
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June 27, 2019 - 7:40 am
Dallas Keuchel said he's still rounding into form. The Atlanta Braves already like what they've seen. The left-hander earned his first win for his new team and Nick Markakis hit a three-run homer Wednesday in a 5-3 victory over the Chicago Cubs.
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June 20, 2019 - 10:35 pm
( 97.1 The Ticket ) -- Being a baseball catcher is one of the toughest jobs in all of sports. The strain put on a catcher's knees alone makes it an unenviable position. Throw in a few deflected balls, stray bats and extra equipment in the heat of summer. Don't forget the responsibility of helping...
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Director of the National Police, General Ney Aldrin Bautista Almonte, gives a press conference about the intellectual authors of the attack on former Boston Red Sox slugger David Ortiz, in front of an image of a man identified by authorities as Victor Hugo Gomez in Santo Domingo, Dominican Republic, Wednesday June 19, 2019. According to Bautista Almonte, Ortiz was shot by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, Sixto David Fernández, who was seated at the same table with the former baseball star on the night of June 9, and the attempted murder was ordered from the United States by Victor Hugo Gomez, Fernández's cousin and an associate of Mexico's Gulf Cartel. (AP Photo/Roberto Guzman)
June 19, 2019 - 8:45 pm
SANTO DOMINGO, Dominican Republic (AP) — Former Red Sox slugger David Ortiz was shot in the back by a gunman who mistook him for the real target, another man who was seated at the same table at an outdoor cafe, Dominican officials said Wednesday. The Dominican Republic's attorney general and...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jose Quintana throws to a Los Angeles Dodgers batter during the first inning of a baseball game in Los Angeles, Sunday, June 16, 2019.
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June 17, 2019 - 7:34 am
Russell Martin singled in the go-ahead run in the eighth inning and Alex Verdugo made a game-saving catch for the final out to help the NL West-leading Dodgers take three of four.
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Chicago White Sox first baseman Jose Abreu (79) runs the bases after hitting a home run against the New York Yankees during the first inning at Guaranteed Rate Field. (David Banks-USA TODAY Sports)
June 16, 2019 - 5:00 pm
With a 10-3 triumph over the Chicago White Sox, the New York Yankees win their second straight game and gain a split of the series.
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June 15, 2019 - 11:52 am
Rich Hill attacked with pinpoint location and his reliable curveball. Where the 39-year-old pitcher surprised was at the plate.
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Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger watches his two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs in Los Angeles, Thursday, June 13, 2019.
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June 14, 2019 - 9:04 am
Bellinger hit a pair of home runs, Max Muncy and David Freese each added a two-run shot and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series.
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