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Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Ross Stripling works against the Texas Rangers during the first inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Arlington, Texas. (AP Photo/Jeffrey McWhorter)

Dodgers send starter Stripling to Toronto for 2 prospects

Aug. 31, 2020 8:23 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers traded right-hander Ross Stripling to the Toronto Blue Jays on Monday for two players to be named, making their only move on a quiet deadline day for the major league leaders. Stripling went 3-1 with a 5.61 ERA in seven starts this season for Los Angeles, racking...

FILE - This is an April 18, 1948, portrait of Brooklyn Dodgers baseball player Jackie Robinson. It's Jackie Robinson Day across the big leagues on Friday, Aug. 28, 2020, as baseball honors the man who broke the sport's color barrier in 1947.  (AP Photo/File)

MLB celebrates Jackie Robinson, calls for justice continue

Aug. 29, 2020 1:45 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Andrew McCutchen has relished these past few days in the Philadelphia Phillies clubhouse, having difficult, important conversations with baseball teammates about racial injustice. As a Black man in a sport that's filled with mostly white and Hispanic players, he doesn't feel it's a burden...

Los Angeles Dodgers' Cody Bellinger, center, celebrates with teammates at the plate after hitting a game-ending home run during the ninth inning of the team's baseball game against the Colorado Rockies in Los Angeles, Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020. The Dodgers won 4-3. (AP Photo/Alex Gallardo)

Dodgers reach halfway point with baseball's best record

Aug. 24, 2020 6:13 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even amid the upheaval of a pandemic, one thing is predictable: the Los Angeles Dodgers are very good. In fact, they're the best team in baseball, boasting a 22-8 record at the halfway point of the shortened season. They went 13-4 playing a stretch of 17 consecutive days that ended...

Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale throws during spring training baseball camp Wednesday, Feb. 19, 2020, in Sarasota, Fla. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)

Chris Sale rehabbing the best he can for Red Sox

Aug. 13, 2020 7:27 PM EDT

With an arm repaired by Tommy John surgery and a pandemic locking him out of the Red Sox spring training facility, Boston left-hander Chris Sale is managing his rehab the best he can. The team has moved some weights into an outdoor batting cage, which Sale also uses as a locker room. Some electric fans help cool...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

AP study: MLB average salary under $1.3M; Scherzer tops list

Aug. 10, 2020 12:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball’s eye-popping salaries took an astonishing dive during the coronavirus pandemic to their lowest level in nearly a quarter-century, according to a study by The Associated Press. Washington pitcher Max Scherzer topped the shortened season’s list at $17.8...

Washington Nationals starting pitcher Max Scherzer (31) throws during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets in Washington, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020. (AP Photo/Manuel Balce Ceneta)

Scherzer exits; Porcello gets 150th win, Mets top Soto, Nats

Aug. 5, 2020 9:53 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer is the type who is going to try to play if he possibly can, even on a tweaked right hamstring that prevents him from driving his lower body into his pitches. So the three-time Cy Young Award winner gave it a shot Wednesday night for the Washington Nationals against the New...

Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi, left, talks with Bryce Harper, right, prior to a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, July 24, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Chris Szagola)

Leading Off: Phillies end layoff, visit Judge, Cole, Yankees

Aug. 3, 2020 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK TO WORK The Philadelphia Phillies face a difficult assignment in their long-awaited return to action. Bryce Harper and the Phils haven't played since opening the season with a three-game series against the Miami Marlins, a team that has had at least 18...

New York Mets' Yoenis Cespedes reacts after striking out against the Atlanta Braves during the sixth inning of a baseball game Saturday, July 25, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)

Mets slugger C├ęspedes leaves team, opts out of 2020 season

Aug. 2, 2020 6:35 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — When the New York Mets finally found out Yoenis Céspedes was OK, they suddenly learned something else: The slugger had opted out of playing the rest of this season. Hours after Céspedes didn’t report to the ballpark without explanation, the Mets discovered in the late...

Rain falls on Comerica Park during a weather delay for a baseball game between the Cincinnati Reds and Detroit Tigers in Detroit, Saturday, Aug. 1, 2020. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)

LEADING OFF: Reds-Tigers debut MLB's 7-inning doubleheaders

Aug. 2, 2020 8:39 AM EDT

A look at what's happening in the majors today: LET’S PLAY 7! Shortened doubleheaders are about to make their Major League Baseball debut. At least that’s the plan. In this most unpredictable and unusual of seasons, perhaps we shouldn’t take anything for granted. The Detroit Tigers are set to...

MLB Commissioner Rob Manfred, left, speaks with fans as he arrives at Nationals Park for the New York Yankees and the Washington Nationals opening day baseball game, Thursday, July 23, 2020, in Washington. (AP Photo/Andrew Harnik)

Manfred confident MLB can get through playoffs despite virus

Aug. 2, 2020 1:57 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred says he's confident his sport can get through the regular season and postseason without being stopped by the coronavirus, though not every club might play all 60 games and winning percentage could be used to determine playoff teams. During an interview...