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Justin Verlander addresses online photo hacking

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Justin Verlander wants to keep his private life just that - private. More>>

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

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The Houston Astros are looking toward the future, and they decided there is no time like the present to get going on that. More>>

Hamels, 3 Phils relievers combine to no-hit Braves

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The biggest number for Cole Hamels after six innings wasn't the zero in the hits allowed column but the 108 pitches thrown by the Philadelphia Phillies' starter. More>>

Homer-happy Nationals beat Dodgers 6-4

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Gio Gonzalez picked a good time to earn his first victory for Washington in the second half, coming against a talented Dodgers lineup the Nationals could see in the postseason. More>>

Braves' offense goes quietly in no-hit loss

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With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers. More>>

Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

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The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." More>>

Hamels, Phils bullpen pitching no-hitter thru 8

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Cole Hamels and a pair of Philadelphia Phillies relievers are pitching a combined no-hitter through eight innings against the Atlanta Braves. More>>

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

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The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning. More>>

Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep

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After an extended slump they would rather forget, the San Francisco Giants are gaining ground and back in the thick of the playoff chase as September begins. More>>

Angels trounce A's 8-1 to complete 4-game sweep

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While the Los Angeles Angels buzzed around their clubhouse preparing for their fantasy football draft, the Oakland Athletics had their own doors locked for a grim team meeting. More>>

Bautista homers again, Jays rally past Yankees 4-3

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The Blue Jays finished off a forgettable August with their biggest power display of the month. More>>

Dunn dealt to A's, could be his last shot playoffs

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One more shot at the playoffs for Adam Dunn before he says he's probably done. More>>

Brewers acquire Broxton from Reds for 2 players

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The NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers have acquired right-handed reliever Jonathan Broxton from the Cincinnati Reds for two players to be named. More>>

Peavy takes no-hitter into 8th of Giants' 3-1 win

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Jake Peavy appreciated the effort of his defense. More>>

Peavy's no-hit bid for Giants broken up in 8th

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Jake Peavy's bid for a no-hitter was broken up on a one-out single in the eighth inning by Milwaukee's Mark Reynolds against the San Francisco Giants. More>>

Mo'Ne Davis heads to WNBA conference finals

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By DOUG FEINBERG AP Basketball Writer Little League World Series sensation Mo'Ne Davis is heading to the conference finals in Minnesota on Sunday. More>>

Buster Posey goes 5 for 5 in six innings of work

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Buster Posey went 5 for 5 in six innings for the San Francisco Giants on Friday night against Milwaukee, then sat down for the night. More>>

Yankees ace Tanaka sent home with general soreness

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Injured Yankees ace Masahiro Tanaka is being sent back to New York because of general soreness in his right arm, a setback in his bid to rejoin the rotation this season. More>>

Angels rally in 10th for 4-3 win over Oakland

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The Angels and Athletics realize their paths to the World Series are likely to cross repeatedly this fall. Both AL West powers are prepared to grind out wins similar to the one Howie Kendrick delivered in their series opener. More>>

Giants' Petit retires 46 straight for MLB record

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San Francisco Giants right-hander Yusmeiro Petit has set a major league record by retiring 46 consecutive batters. More>>

Yankees chase Price in 3rd, beat Tigers 8-4

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It was an inning that defied explanation - the New York Yankees banging out hit after hit against one of the best pitchers in baseball. More>>

Royals score 6 runs in 8th to beat Twins 6-1

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The Kansas City Royals conjured up a little more late-game magic Wednesday night. More>>

Philadelphia honors Little League team with parade

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Ryan Howard, meet Mo'ne Davis. More>>

Chicago's Little League champs return as heroes

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The ballpark gleams, exactly as the home of the Little League World Series national championship team should. More>>

Royals' Yost implores fans to show up to games

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Royals manager Ned Yost pleaded with fans on Wednesday to show up for their remaining home games, one night after Alex Gordon's walk-off homer gave Kansas City a dramatic win over Minnesota that was seen by just 13,847... More>>

Philadelphia honors Little League team with parade

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The youth baseball team whose star 13-year-old female pitcher and performance in the Little League World Series drew a wide following received a champion's treatment in a parade Wednesday in downtown Philadelphia. More>>

Bumgarner flirts with perfection in 3-0 Giants win

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Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner wanted to waste a two-strike curveball in front of Rockies cleanup hitter Justin Morneau. More>>

Bumgarner's perfect game broken up in 8th

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Giants pitcher Madison Bumgarner has lost his bid for a perfect game on a leadoff double in the eighth inning by Colorado's Justin Morneau. More>>

Orioles grind out 4-2 win over Rays

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During a season in which the Baltimore Orioles have made a habit of slugging the opposition into submission, there have been times when they have been forced to patiently carve out a victory one out at a time. More>>

Jeter recalls day he and Rivera were sent down

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It's the type of anecdote that sounds like an urban legend: The New York Yankees once sent Derek Jeter and Mariano Rivera down to the minors at the same time? More>>

MLB denies Rays' weekend protest in Toronto

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Major League Baseball on Tuesday denied a protest filed by the Tampa Bay Rays last weekend in Toronto. More>>

Remember Netscape browser? Class of '18 doesn't

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If you want to feel old, this might do it: Madonna's daughter, Lourdes Ciccone Leon, has enrolled as a freshman at the University of Michigan. More>>

Holliday's hit lifts Cardinals over Pirates 3-2

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Jon Jay already had a bat in hand before St. Louis Cardinals manager Mike Matheny even called his name. More>>

Yankees rout Royals 8-1 in makeup of June rainout

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Michael Pineda kept throwing strikes. The Royals kept taking them, trying in vain to drive his pitch count up. When Yankees catcher Brian McCann looked up in the third inning, his right-hander had still thrown just 35... More>>

Could favorable schedule help Royals?

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By NOAH TRISTER AP Baseball Writer Just about everything is going right for the Kansas City Royals these days. They've won 24 of their last 31 games to take over first place in the AL Central. More>>

Chicago team defies the odds with run in LLWS

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The kids from Chicago's Jackie Robinson West defied the odds with their run in the Little League World Series. More>>

Strong California quake shakes famed wine country Video included

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The San Francisco Bay Area's strongest earthquake in 25 years struck the heart of California's wine country early Sunday, igniting gas-fed fires, damaging some of the region's famed wineries and historic... More>>

Hamilton powers Angels past A's

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Josh Hamilton is heating up at the right time, and Los Angeles manager Mike Scioscia hopes he can keep going. More>>

Obama back at White House after summer 'vacation'

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The "vacation" is over and it's back to the White House for President Barack Obama. More>>

Hwang, Choi lift S. Korea past Chicago to win LLWS

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In the giddy moments after South Korea won the Little League World Series, outfielder Don Wan Sin realized how he wanted to celebrate. More>>

Cubs' Wada has no-hitter broken up in 7th

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Tsuyoshi Wada of the Chicago Cubs has lost his no-hit bid when Baltimore's Steve Pearce led off the seventh inning with a home run. More>>

Crisp scores on wild pitch as A's beat Angels 2-1

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The Oakland Athletics are hardly relishing being back in a first-place tie with the rival Los Angeles Angels. More>>

Orioles 3B Machado to have season-ending surgery

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Baltimore third baseman Manny Machado has decided to have season-ending surgery on his ailing right knee, leaving the Orioles without one of their best players as they try for their first division title in 17 years. More>>

Red Sox sign Cuban outfielder to 7-year deal

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The Boston Red Sox are hoping another touted Cuban outfielder can help them turn things around next season. More>>

Houston's arm, bat lift Chicago by Vegas in LLWS

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After Joshua Houston allowed a two-run home run in the top of the fifth that cost his team the lead, he was face down near the mound and pounded his fist into the turf. More>>

Fister has skin cancer removed, says he's OK

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A day after Washington pitcher Doug Fister said he recently had surgery to remove skin cancer from his neck, Nationals manager Matt Williams says players and coaches are very aware they're at risk for the disease. More>>

Rays protest game over timing of replay challenge

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Tampa Bay Rays manager Joe Maddon protested Saturday's game against the Blue Jays in the fourth inning after the umpires granted Toronto a replay challenge after the next play had begun. More>>

Yankees retire Torre's No. 6

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Joe Torre lingered on the field at Yankee Stadium, hugging each one of the guests on hand Saturday to honor New York's four-time World Series winning manager. More>>

Rusney Castillo on field before Red Sox game

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Cuban defector Rusney Castillo appeared at Fenway Park on Saturday, wearing Boston Red Sox shorts and a T-shirt before the game with the Seattle Mariners. More>>

Mayor: Jackie Robinson West 'pride of Chicago'

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The success that a baseball team from Chicago's South Side has had at the Little League World Series is giving the whole city something to cheer about. More>>

Las Vegas has dominated LLWS heading into rematch

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Things have come easy at the Little League World Series for the team from Las Vegas. More>>

Nationals' 10-game win streak ends, Giants romp

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As the deficit grew from two to four to eight, even the Washington Nationals - who grew so accustomed to comeback, last-at-bat heroics during their 10-game winning streak - had to admit that their good thing was coming to... More>>

Arrieta leads Cubs past Orioles 4-1

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Jake Arrieta said he enjoyed running into some of his old Orioles teammates before Friday's game at Wrigley Field. More>>

AP Source: Machado 'probably' having knee surgery

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A person familiar with the situation tells The Associated Press that Baltimore Orioles third baseman Manny Machado will "probably" have season-ending surgery on his injured right knee. More>>

Selig hasn't changed outlook about Rose

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As his term winds down, baseball Commissioner Bud Selig hasn't changed his outlook on Pete Rose's lifetime ban for gambling. More>>

Boston's Farrell: Castillo is "exciting, athletic"

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Red Sox manager John Farrell calls outfielder Rusney Castillo "an exciting, athletic player." More>>

Injured minor leaguer airlifted, game suspended

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A minor league player in the New York Mets' organization could soon be released from the hospital after he was airlifted from the field Friday because of a head injury. More>>

Davis' accomplishments still inspire despite loss

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Mo'ne Davis will look like a typical eighth-grader when she begins classes at Philadelphia's Springside Chestnut Hill Academy in a couple of weeks. More>>

AP PHOTOS: A look back at Mo'ne Davis' tournament

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Mo'ne Davis' moment is over. Her legacy may just be beginning. More>>

MLB online chief optimistic on relaxing blackouts

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An easing of blackout restrictions on Major League Baseball games online could come as early as next season, according to the head of baseball's online business. More>>

Cleveland greets reopening of historic ballpark

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Even in Cleveland, League Park probably doesn't mean much to a casual baseball fan. The former home of the Cleveland Indians sat neglected and largely forgotten for decades in a not-so-well-traveled east side... More>>

Dodgers beat Padres 2-1 behind Kershaw's 10 Ks

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The first-place Dodgers have staged plenty of comebacks this season. Just not after seven innings. More>>

Angels complete sweep with 2-0 win at Boston

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Hours after a devastating blow to the Los Angeles rotation, the Angels were reassured and relieved by rookie starter Matt Shoemaker. More>>

No Mo'ne on mound, Philly loses to Chicago in LLWS

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Chicago manager Darold Butler has a message for the Windy City. More>>

Nats stretch streak to 10 with 1-0 win vs. D-Backs

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Denard Span and the Washington Nationals ran off with another victory. More>>

Mo'ne Davis brings big ratings to Little League

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Pitching sensation Mo'ne Davis' latest start drew record-setting television viewership for the Little League World Series. More>>

Judge drops rape charge against ex-Tigers pitcher

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A judge on Thursday dismissed rape charges against former Detroit Tigers pitcher Evan Reed, saying the testimony of the woman who accused him wasn't credible and prosecutors failed to show that force or coercion took... More>>

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

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The Tampa Bay Rays overcame a masterful performance by David Price. More>>

Rays get just 1 hit off Price, beat Tigers 1-0

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David Price allowed only one hit in his first start against his former team, an RBI triple to Brandon Guyer, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Thursday to avoid a three-game sweep. More>>

Your Top Plays for Today

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By The Associated Press Your Top Plays for Today: AP's Sports Guide More>>

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

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The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. More>>

Las Vegas spoils Mo'ne's night, beats Philly 8-1

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Mo'ne Davis didn't have her best stuff when she and her Philadelphia teammates needed it most, and Las Vegas took advantage. More>>

Mo'ne Davis pulled in LLWS after 55 pitches

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Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis, the first girl pitcher to win a game at the Little League World Series, was pulled in the third inning Wednesday night after allowing three runs to Las Vegas. More>>

Schilling blames chewing tobacco for mouth cancer

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Former major league pitcher Curt Schilling says he has been treated for mouth cancer and blames the disease on his use of chewing tobacco for about 30 years. More>>

Giants win protest, rain-shortened game to resume

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The San Francisco Giants on Wednesday became the first team since 1986 to win a protest filed with Major League Baseball, and will now get to resume a rain-shortened game the Chicago Cubs thought they had won. More>>

Knee surgeries end season for Indians' Swisher

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Nick Swisher's disappointing second season with the Indians is over. More>>

Lackey gives Neshek a Ruth ball for number switch

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St. Louis Cardinals newcomer John Lackey really wanted to keep his old number, so he gave teammate Pat Neshek quite a reward for switching jerseys. More>>

Manfred, Torre take ice bucket challenge for ALS

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Major League Baseball officials are not afraid of getting their feet wet for a good cause. More>>

Youth coach: Inspiring speech was spontaneous

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A youth baseball coach from Rhode Island who has become an Internet sensation for the inspiring speech he made after his team was eliminated from the Little League World Series says the talk was spontaneous and from the... More>>

Cardinals beat Reds on bases-loaded HBP in 9th

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Jon Jay was hit by a pitch from J.J. Hoover with the base-loaded in the ninth inning, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Tuesday night. More>>

Scoring change alters history for Jeter, Wagner

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Turns out, the hit that tied Derek Jeter with Honus Wagner came a day later than everyone thought. More>>

Philadelphia's Mo'ne Davis knows hoops, too

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Fans have lined the grassy hills beyond the playing field at the Little World Series to see Mo'ne Davis. The concession stands have sold out of the powder-blue T-shirts of her Mid-Atlantic team. More>>

Pirates activate OF McCutchen off disabled list

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Andrew McCutchen's fractured rib is healed. The reigning National League MVP is hoping his return will have the same effect on the reeling Pittsburgh Pirates. More>>

Captain of the corn maze: Farm honors Derek Jeter

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As far as corny Derek Jeter tributes go, this one will be tough to beat. More>>

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