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LEADING OFF: Major League Baseball nears 20,000 players

May. 15, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ COUNT ’EM! Major League Baseball is full of huge numbers — 4,256 hits by Pete Rose, 511 wins for Cy Young, 2,632 consecutive games played by Cal Ripken Jr. ...

Judge hits 2 more homers vs O's, sends Yankees to 5-4 win

May. 14, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit two more home runs against Baltimore, Gio Urshela had a go-ahead, pinch-hit shot and the New York Yankees overcame a spate of injuries to beat the Orioles 5-4 Friday night. Judge is now 10 for 19 with five home runs facing the Orioles...

LEADING OFF: Major League Baseball nears 20,000 players

May. 14, 2021 21:32 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Saturday: ____ COUNT ’EM! Major League Baseball is full of huge numbers — 4,256 hits by Pete Rose, 511 wins for Cy Young, the 2,632 straight games by Cal Ripken Jr. ...

Yankees have no new COVID-19 cases, but injuries mount

May. 14, 2021 19:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The New York Yankees didn't have any new positive tests for COVID-19 to add to their eight cases already, manager Aaron Boone said before Friday night's game at Baltimore. The Yankees, however, are dealing with other injuries. ...

Explainer: Why did Yankees test positive after vaccination?

May. 14, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A New York Yankees player and several team staffers tested positive for the coronavirus although they were vaccinated, the baseball club said this week, underscoring that it's possible to get an infection even after the shots. A brief look at the cases:...

Hill strikes out 9, Rays beat COVID-19 impacted Yankees 9-1

May. 13, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rich Hill joined Cy Young and Nolan Ryan as the only pitchers to strike out nine against the Yankees at age 41 or older, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat coronavirus-impacted New York 9-0 Thursday night to avoid getting swept in a three-game series. ...

Yankees' Torres positive for COVID despite being vaccinated

May. 13, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres tested positive for COVID-19 despite being fully vaccinated and having previously contracted the coronavirus during the offseason. Torres is among eight so-called breakthrough positives among the...

Twins, Phillies, Brewers set plans for 100% fan capacity

May. 13, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Twins, Philadelphia Phillies and Milwaukee Brewers have set plans to host 100% capacity at their ballparks, joining the Arizona Diamondbacks, Atlanta Braves, Texas Rangers and Washington Nationals. The Twins, who started the season at 25%...

LEADING OFF: Burnes returns, Mariners bring up big prospects

May. 13, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ BURNES RETURNS Brewers ace Corbin Burnes is set to face St. Louis in his first start since testing positive for the coronavirus last month. The right-hander is 2-2 with a...

Phillies rally off Nats closer Hand, collect 5-2 win in 10th

May. 12, 2021 23:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Rhys Hoskins hit a go-ahead single in the 10th inning as the Philadelphia Phillies rallied and then took the lead against struggling Washington closer Brad Hand, beating the Nationals 5-2 on Wednesday night. Philadelphia, which has taken seven of its...