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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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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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