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New York Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius (18) celebrates with right fielder Aaron Judge, center, and second baseman Gleyber Torres after the Yankees defeated the Houston Astros 4-1 in a baseball game Friday, June 21, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)
June 22, 2019 - 2:36 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: UP AND DOWN Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and the Yankees have won seven in row with a lineup that added Aaron Judge, Giancarlo Stanton and Edwin Encarnación in the last week. New York also has homered in 24 straight games, one shy of the franchise...
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Seattle Mariners' Mallex Smith, right, steals second base in front of Baltimore Orioles shortstop Jonathan Villar during the fifth inning of a baseball game Friday, June 21, 2019, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Stephen Brashear)
June 22, 2019 - 2:06 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Seager, Dylan Moore and Mac Williamson all homered to help Seattle build a big lead, and the Mariners held off Baltimore's comeback in a 10-9 win Friday night that handed the Orioles their 10th straight loss. Mallex Smith reached base five times, stole two bases and scored four...
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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws to a Colorado Rockies batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, June 21, 2019, in Los Angeles. (AP Photo/Marcio Jose Sanchez)
June 22, 2019 - 1:44 am
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler never let up. His fastball touched 97 mph in the ninth when Nolan Arenado struck out swinging for his career-high 16th and last punch out of the game. Buehler pumped his fist into his glove — nothing too cocky for this soft-spoken Kentuckian — and walked off the...
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Washington Wizards basketball team introduce Rui Hachimura, the team's first-round pick in the 2019 NBA Draft during a press conference at Capital One Arena in Washington, Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
June 22, 2019 - 1:11 am
TOKYO (AP) — Japanese basketball officials, fans and media hailed the selection of Rui Hachimura in the NBA draft, saying the move will usher in a new era for the sport in Japan. Hachimura became the first player from Japan to get chosen in the first round of the NBA draft, taken with the No. 9...
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Jack Hughes, center, poses for photos after being selected by the New Jersey Devils with the first pick in the NHL hockey draft in Vancouver, British Columbia, Friday, June, 21, 2019. (Jonathan Hayward/The Canadian Press via AP)
June 22, 2019 - 1:04 am
VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — The first round of the NHL draft wasn't so much unpredictable as the game is becoming more international. That was Dallas Stars general manager Jim Nill's observation following an opening round Friday that featured an international theme and numerous twists...
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Vanderbilt's JJ Bleday (51) scores against Louisville catcher Henry Davis on a double by Ethan Paul during the ninth inning of an NCAA College World Series baseball game in Omaha, Neb., Friday, June 21, 2019. (AP Photo/Nati Harnik)
June 22, 2019 - 1:02 am
OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Vanderbilt came to the College World Series ranked in the top five in all the major offensive categories. The Commodores have a .400 hitter, the No. 4 overall draft pick and three of the top 20 run producers in the nation. Through 8 1/3 innings against Louisville pitcher Luke...
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Los Angeles Angels' Albert Pujols (5) is greeted by a standing ovation before his first at-bat during the first inning a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Friday, June 21, 2019, in St. Louis. (AP Photo/L.G. Patterson)
June 22, 2019 - 12:54 am
ST. LOUIS (AP) — Albert Pujols drew so many cheers in his return to St. Louis, he even apologized to Cardinals pitcher Michael Wacha. Pujols was showered with ovations in his long-awaited return to Busch Stadium, but Marcell Ozuna spoiled the homecoming with a home run that helped the Cardinals...
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Actor Rob McElhenney, right, one of the creators of "It's Always Sunny in Philadelphia," reacts after catching a ceremonial first pitch from former Philadelphia Phillies player Chase Utley before a baseball game between the Phillies and the Miami Marlins, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 21, 2019 - 10:55 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Chase Utley ran out to second base one more time wearing a red pinstriped No. 26 Philadelphia Phillies jersey and dark blue suit pants while his walk-up song "Kashmir" by Led Zeppelin blared and adoring fans stood and cheered. The six-time All-Star was honored Friday night at a...
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Hannah Green, of Australia, hits off the 10th tee during the second round of the KPMG Women's PGA Championship golf tournament, Friday, June 21, 2019, in Chaska, Minn. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall)
June 21, 2019 - 9:37 pm
CHASKA, Minn. (AP) — Hannah Green keeps getting out of tough spots, and it's taken her to a place she has never been. Green twice escaped trouble with unlikely par saves, including one shot she holed from off the green, and made four birdies for a 3-under 69 and took a three-shot lead into the...
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June 21, 2019 - 8:56 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Cody Bellinger was the top vote-getter in the major leagues and Los Angeles Angels outfielder Mike Trout led the AL in the first stage of Major League Baseball's new two-phase fan balloting to determine All-Star Game starters. Bellinger got 3.69...
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