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Tampa Bay Rays starting pitcher Jake Odorizzi throws during the first inning of an interleague baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)
May 01, 2017 - 10:44 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Jake Odorizzi returned from the disabled list to combine with four relievers on a four-hitter and help the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 Monday night. Odorizzi made his first start since April 15 and allowed two hits and two runs, one earned, in five innings. He was...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto, right, is congratulated by third base coach Glenn Sherlock after hitting a home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves in Atlanta, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)
May 01, 2017 - 10:44 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — Michael Conforto homered and drove in three runs, and the Mets scored five times in the fourth inning off Julio Teheran before holding out to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-5 on Monday night. On the day the Mets placed ace Noah Syndergaard on the 10-day DL with a partial tear of his right...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:44 pm
Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Final Tampa Bay 4 Miami 2 ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Final Toronto 7 N-Y Yankees 1 Final Detroit 7 Cleveland 1 Final Baltimore 5 Boston 2 Houston 6 Texas 2 (Top 8th) Kansas City 6 Chi White Sox 1 (Bot 8th) ——— NATIONAL LEAGUE Final...
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Baltimore Orioles' Manny Machado points upward as he scores on his solo home run off Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Rick Porcello during the sixth inning of a baseball game at Fenway Park in Boston, Monday, May 1, 2017. (AP Photo/Charles Krupa)
May 01, 2017 - 10:37 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Manny Machado slugged a long homer out of Fenway Park, drove in two runs and made three solid plays at third base in his first game against Boston since a dustup with the Red Sox just over a week ago, carrying the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory Monday night. Caleb Joseph added an...
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May 01, 2017 - 10:34 pm
(The Conversation is an independent and nonprofit source of news, analysis and commentary from academic experts.) Amanda Lotz, University of Michigan (THE CONVERSATION) In recent months, ESPN has come under fire from liberals and conservatives. Some progressives are urging fans to boycott the...
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Cleveland Cavaliers' LeBron James dunks against the Toronto Raptors in the second half in Game 1 of a second-round NBA basketball playoff series, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Cleveland. The Cavaliers won 116-105. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
May 01, 2017 - 10:32 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — LeBron James resisted drinking some beer. He downed the Raptors again instead. James briefly grabbed a bottle of beer on the sideline while scoring 35 points, Kyrie Irving added 24 and the Cleveland Cavaliers picked up where they left off following a long layoff and throttled...
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Home plate umpire Gerry Davis, right, steps in front of Texas Rangers' Mike Napoli (5) as Houston Astros catcher Brian McCann (16) walks toward them after a close pitch thrown by starting pitcher Lance McCullers Jr. during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, May 1, 2017, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
May 01, 2017 - 10:02 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — Tempers have flared in the first game of a series between the Texas Rangers and Houston Astros, and it led to both benches clearing and some pushing and shoving but no ejections. Texas starter Andrew Cashner had already plunked both Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel when Houston pitcher...
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May 01, 2017 - 9:54 pm
Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Tampa Bay 4 Miami 2 (Top 8th) ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 7 N-Y Yankees 1 (Bot 9th) Detroit 7 Cleveland 1 (Bot 7th) Baltimore 5 Boston 0 (Bot 8th) Texas 2 Houston 1 (Bot 6th) Kansas City 4 Chi White Sox 1 (Bot 6th) ——— NATIONAL...
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FILE - In this Thursday, April 6, 2017, file photo, Columbia Fireflies' Tim Tebow watches his home run during his first at-bat, during the team's minor league baseball game against the Augusta GreenJackets, in Columbia, S.C. Tebow had his best pro baseball game during the last week of April 2017, going 3-for-4 with his first-ever triple with the Columbia Fireflies. Tebow played four games in left field and two at designated hitter for the New York Mets Class A affiliate in the South Atlantic League. Tebow finished the week going 6 of 21 with two extra base hits. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
May 01, 2017 - 9:49 pm
COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Tim Tebow had his best pro baseball game this week, going 3 for 4 with his first triple for the Columbia Fireflies, a New York Mets Class A affiliate. The former NFL quarterback who won the Heisman Trophy also scored two runs scored in the Fireflies' victory over the Asheville...
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May 01, 2017 - 9:44 pm
Here are the latest scores from today's sports events: ——— INTERLEAGUE Tampa Bay 3 Miami 2 (Top 8th) ——— AMERICAN LEAGUE Toronto 7 N-Y Yankees 1 (Top 9th) Detroit 7 Cleveland 1 (Top 7th) Baltimore 5 Boston 0 (Top 8th) Texas 2 Houston 1 (Top 6th) Kansas City 4 Chi White Sox 1 (Bot 5th) ——— NATIONAL...
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