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Don’t look now but the Indians are only four games back of the Twins. 
Author: NBC Sports
Posted: July 18, 2019, 11:37 am
Chris Paddack takes a no-hitter into the 8th inning against the Marlins, plus George Springer homers and makes a diving catch in Anaheim
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 18, 2019, 8:00 am
Condensed Game: David Freese clubbed a go-ahead two-run home run in the 7th inning to lead the Dodgers to a 7-2 win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:34 am
7/17/19: Freese’s homer leads Dodgers to win
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:27 am
Noah Syndergaard and Madison Bumgarner, two names at or near the top of wish lists as the trade deadline approaches, go head-to-head Thursday night when the visiting New York Mets clash with the San Francisco Giants in a duel of streaking teams. Both teams are coming off double-digit offensive performances
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:20 am
There is rarely a good time to face Christian Yelich. The Arizona Diamondbacks’ timing might be worse than most. The Milwaukee Brewers right fielder has hit home runs in three of his past four games — including a grand slam Tuesday — tying him with the Los Angeles Dodgers’ Cody Bellinger
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:15 am
Mike Trout expects to return to the lineup when the Los Angeles Angels face the Houston Astros on Thursday night in Anaheim, Calif. Trout has missed the first three games of the four-game series due to a right calf strain. Just being cautious,” Trout said Wednesday before the Angels fell 11-2
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:10 am
The Los Angeles Dodgers and Philadelphia Phillies will have little time to rest before they return to action Thursday afternoon. After a marathon game Wednesday that included a 2-hour, 37-minute rain delay, the Dodgers will now attempt to win three of four on the road against the Phillies. Los Angeles
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:03 am
The Oakland Athletics are riding homers as they open a four-game road series against the Minnesota Twins on Thursday. The recent numbers for manager Bob Melvin’s A’s have been impressive — six consecutive victories, winners of 12 of 14 and a sizzling 19-5 in their last 24 games. The club arrives
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 7:02 am
Condensed Game: Francisco Lindor hit his 15th home run of the season and Mike Clevinger struck out 12 to lead the Indians over the Tigers
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:52 am
Los Angeles pitcher Noe Ramirez has been suspended for three games and fined an undisclosed amount for throwing a pitch in the area of Houston outfielder Jake Marisnick’s head, and Angels manager Brad Ausmus has been suspended a game and fined. Joe Torre, Chief Baseball Officer for Major League
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:48 am
David Freese didn’t want a long night to drag out even longer. Freese hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning, six Dodgers pitchers combined on a two-hitter spanning a 2 hour, 37 minute rain delay, and Los Angeles completed a 7-2 win over the Philadelphia Phillies early Thursday morning.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:35 am
Ernie Broglio, a 21-game winner in 1960 who is remembered most as the player traded by the St. Louis Cardinals for Hall of Famer Lou Brock, has died. Broglio’s daughter, Donna Broglio Cavallaro, confirmed her father’s death on social media. Another daughter, Nancy Broglio Salerno, told the
Author: Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:33 am
Southern California natives Gerrit Cole and Jake Marisnick had big games for the Houston Astros while playing in front of friends and family Wednesday night. Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Astros got back on track with an 11-2 victory over
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:31 am
If the Washington Nationals hope to run down the Braves in the National League East, this weekend’s four-game series at Atlanta’s SunTrust Park might be a good time to get started. The series between the division-leading Braves and the second-place Nationals is only the third time the clubs
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:28 am
In a getaway game on a Thursday afternoon in mid-July, Chris Sale faces one of the most important starts of his career. Sale (3-9, 4.27 ERA) termed himself “a liability” after his last start, when he allowed five runs on seven hits in 4 2/3 innings against the Los Angeles Dodgers. “(
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:14 am
The Cleveland Indians have manhandled the Detroit Tigers to the tune of winning 10 meetings in a row and 11 of 12 this season. The Indians aim to maintain their mastery of the Tigers and complete a four-game sweep of their American League Central rivals on Thursday when the clubs reconvene in Cleveland
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:11 am
St. Louis Cardinals first baseman Paul Goldschmidt is still trying to find the swing that made him a National League All-Star for six consecutive seasons. Goldschmidt hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning on Wednesday afternoon to lift St. Louis to a 6-5 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 6:10 am
A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday:
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 5:48 am
The Dodgers and Phillies are facing a tight turnaround after a lengthy rain delay pushed the end of Wednesday’s game close to 2 a.m. early Thursday. First pitch of the series finale is set for 12:35 p.m., and then the Dodgers are set to make the cross-country flight back to Los Angeles to start
Author: Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 5:47 am
Officially, the Miami Marlins say they have no intention of trading left-handed starter Caleb Smith. Another round of rumors are likely to stir Thursday when Smith makes his 15th start of the season in an interesting pitching matchup. Smith (5-4, 3.46 ERA) will be paired against Padres right-hander
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 5:32 am
It’s Thursday, July 18th, 2019 and here’s what Jared’s cooking up: Manny Machado has inserted himself into the beef between the Astros and the Angels.
Author: Yahoo Sports Videos
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:57 am
Eduardo Escobar and his Arizona teammates jumped all over Texas’ pitchers en route to a record tying night. Escobar homered twice, and the Diamondbacks’ red-hot bats tied a franchise record for a nine-inning game with 21 hits while thumping the Texas Rangers 19-4. The 19 runs were Arizona’
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:57 am
Jake Marisnick has been villified ever since crashing into Jonathan Lucroy at home plate. But his reaction to the uproar shows his character more than the collision itself.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:55 am
Two doubleheaders on one road trip are hardly ideal for any team, but the Tampa Bay Rays are embracing a chance to possibly freshen up some bullpen arms while getting two chances in the same day to inch closer to the New York Yankees in the AL East race. Instead of attempting to play through rain and
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:52 am
Two doubleheaders on one road trip are hardly ideal for any team, but the Tampa Bay Rays are embracing a chance to possibly freshen up some bullpen arms while getting two chances in the same day to inch closer to the New York Yankees in the AL East race. Instead of attempting to play through rain and
Author: Field Level Media
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:52 am
What’s that again about Philly fans being the worst? By NBC Sports Philadelphia Staff
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:52 am
Including the rain delay, Wednesday’s Phillies-Dodgers game lasted nearly seven hours and the Phils mustered just two hits in another lifeless loss. By Corey Seidman
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:51 am
7/17/19: Soler, Lopez lift Royals over White Sox
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:51 am
On the latest Cubs Talk Podcast, Kelly Crull and Tony Andracki discuss Yu Darvish’s 1st win at Wrigley, Cole Hamel’s status, and Kris Bryant playing better than he did in his MVP season.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:39 am
Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah ”Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. The team observed a moment of silence before its game against the Toronto Blue Jays. ”Pumpsie Green occupies a special place in our history
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:37 am
Danny Duffy bounced back after getting hit by a line drive that left him with numbness in his throwing hand in last start. Duffy (4-5) pitched a strong six innings and ended a nine-start winless skid, and Jorge Soler and Nicky Lopez hit back-to-back RBI singles twice as the Kansas City Royals beat the
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:36 am
Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah “Pumpsie” Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. The team observed a moment of silence before its game against the Toronto Blue Jays. “Pumpsie Green occupies a special place in our history,” Red
Author: Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:36 am
Red Sox manager Alex Cora went to reliever Brandon Workman in the eighth inning and knew what his options were for his beleaguered bullpen when things got tight in the ninth. ”It’s either him or him,” said Cora after Workman threw 45 pitches and got out of a jam each inning as
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:33 am
After watching starter Erick Fedde dominate the Baltimore Orioles for six innings, the last thing Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez wanted to do was turn to his ineffective bullpen to finish the game. Trey Mancini hit two home runs , and Baltimore pummeled four Washington relievers in a 9-2
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:31 am
MILWAUKEE (AP) — After Christian Yelich helped give the Milwaukee Brewers a big early lead, Josh Hader preserved the win that nearly got away.
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 4:23 am
Mike Clevinger wanted to make the most of his strict pitch count as the strikeouts piled up. Clevinger matched his career high with 12 strikeouts and 100 pitches over six innings, as the Cleveland Indians continued their dominance of the Detroit Tigers with a 7-2 win on Wednesday night. The right-hander
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:56 am
7/17/19: Clevinger fans 12, leads Indians over Tigers
Author: MLB.com
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:54 am
Chris Paddack said he took the mound with a chip on his shoulder and a tragedy on his mind, and the emotions of the occasion brought out the best in the San Diego Padres rookie. Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning, and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:26 am
Ozzie Guillen and Doug Glanville join Leila Rahimi on this edition of Baseball Night in Chicago.
Author: NBC Sports Chicago
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:24 am
Red Sox third baseman Rafael Devers set the single-season record for most RBI vs. the Blue Jays… with four games left on the schedule vs. Toronto.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: July 18, 2019, 3:20 am
It will take more than 8,071 MLB games for the San Diego Padres to register the first no-hitter in franchise history after Starlin Castro breaks up Chris Paddack’s bid on Wednesday.
Author: Meredith Videos
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:50 am
The Kansas City Royals placed shortstop Adalberto Mondesi on the 10-day injured list with a left shoulder injury. In a series of moves announced prior to Wednesday’s game, the Royals also recalled infielder Humberto Arteaga, activated left-handed pitcher Mike Montgomery, optioned right-hander Jake
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:40 am
Speedy outfielder Terrance Gore was traded to the New York Yankees by the Kansas City Royals for $100,000 on Wednesday. The deal was announced before New York’s scheduled game against the Tampa Bay Rays was postponed due to a forecast of severe inclement weather. Gore was not added to the Yankees
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:40 am
The scheduled game between the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays was postponed Wednesday night due to a forecast of thunderstorms and severe weather. The game will be made up Thursday as part of a single-admission doubleheader beginning at 3 p.m. After that, Tampa Bay is not scheduled to return to New York
Author: The Associated Press
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:38 am
Aroldis Chapman say he hasn’t made a decision on whether to opt out after the season.
Author: Yahoo Sports
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:30 am
Rafael Devers drove in four of the Red Sox’ five runs in a needed win against the Blue Jays Wednesday night at Fenway.
Author: NBC Sports Boston
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:08 am
The Washington Nationals fell 9-2 to the Baltimore Orioles in the second game of the Battle of the Beltways on Wednesday, after the Nationals struggled to find the ball and outs.
Author: NBC Sports Washington
Posted: July 18, 2019, 2:06 am
Jay Bruce is out, Nick Williams is up, and this might be his last stint with the Phillies with the trade deadline two weeks away. By Corey Seidman
Author: NBC Sports Philadelphia
Posted: July 18, 2019, 1:41 am