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As Judge approaches milestone, what counts more: 61 or 73?

Sep. 12, 2022 14:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — To some, Aaron Judge’s season has a special sheen because he appears to be Mr. Clean. They would consider Judge the record-holder if he surpasses Roger Maris’ 61 homers, absent the steroids stain sticking to the tainted trio of Barry Bonds, Mark McGwire and...

Today in History: September 8, Ford pardons Nixon

Sep. 08, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Thursday, Sept. 8, the 251st day of 2022. There are 114 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Sept. 8, 1974, President Gerald R. Ford granted a “full, free, and absolute pardon” to former President...

Today in History: August 24, Mount Vesuvius erupts

Aug. 24, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Wednesday, Aug. 24, the 236th day of 2022. There are 129 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On Aug. 24, A.D. 79, long-dormant Mount Vesuvius erupted, burying the Roman cities of Pompeii and Herculaneum in...

Plate discipline: MLB umps crack down on blocking home

Aug. 22, 2022 19:36 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The rough-and-tumble days of Pete Rose bowling over Ray Fosse at home plate of the 1970 All-Star Game are long gone. Most believe that's a change for the better. “It's not a football game,” D-backs manager Torey Lovullo said. “We've got to make...

Phillies pushing hard for 1st playoff berth since 2011

Aug. 08, 2022 12:43 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bob Boone waved to the Phillies crowd that accentuated the “Booooo” in his name in honor of the Gold Glove-winning catcher that caught the last out of the 1980 World Series. He was an All-Star, a defensive whiz in Philly, a revered member of that...

Phillies hit 4 homers in 13-1 win, finish sweep of Nationals

Aug. 07, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Phillies replayed highlights from Mike Schmidt, Steve Carlton and Pete Rose and all the big plays from the 1980 World Series championship team on the big screen. The occasion was a celebration of the first World Series winner in franchise history, yes, but it couldn't help...

Rose dismisses sexual misconduct questions at Phillies fete

Aug. 07, 2022 17:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose dismissed questions Sunday about his first appearance on the field in Philadelphia since the franchise scrapped 2017 plans to honor him because of a woman’s claim she had a sexual relationship with baseball’s hit king when she was a minor. “It...

Pete Rose to appear on field in Philadelphia next month

Jul. 24, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Rose will make an appearance on the field in Philadelphia next month for the first time since receiving a lifetime ban from Major League Baseball. Rose agreed to the lifetime ban in August 1989 after an investigation for MLB by lawyer John Dowd found Rose...

Castellanos boils over after Cubs beat Phillies 6-2 in 10

Jul. 23, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Castellanos' first season in Philadelphia has been a struggle, and his frustration boiled over Saturday night. Nico Hoerner homered early and scored the tiebreaking run in a five-run 10th inning that sent the Chicago Cubs to a 6-2 victory over Castellanos...

LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 03, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...