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Column: MLB needs to put Shoeless Joe back in the game

Oct. 9, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

GREENVILLE, S.C. (AP) — In a different time, it was an attractive little two-bedroom home, constructed in the early 1940s out of red brick and owned by one of the greatest players ever to grace the diamond, a towering yet tragic figure who lived the last half of his life and went to his grave as a pariah,...

MLB finishes with 6,776 homers, 11% above previous record

Sep. 30, 2019 1:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major league batters finished with 6,776 home runs, shattering the previous record of 6,105 set two years ago. Dominic Smith hit the final long ball of the season, a three-run drive in the 11th inning Sunday off Atlanta's Grant Dayton that lifted the New York Mets over the NL East champion...

Anderson earns AL batting title at .335 as White Sox win

Sep. 29, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — In honor of Tim Anderson becoming the third Chicago White Sox player to win an American League batting title, a single bottle of champagne sat chilling in his locker on Sunday. The 26-year-old shortstop is hoping for a team-wide toast next season. "Now I think it's time to get on the winning...

Tigers rally past White Sox 4-3 for doubleheader split

Sep. 28, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — With one swing, John Hicks provided a rare moment of triumph at the end of a tough season for the Detroit Tigers. Hicks connected for a three-run homer in the ninth inning, and the Tigers beat the Chicago White Sox 4-3 on Saturday night for a doubleheader split. Detroit was down 2-1 when...

Tour, talks mark 100th anniversary of "Black Sox Scandal"

Sep. 28, 2019 10:46 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Baseball history buffs can delve next week into the Cincinnati side of the 1919 World Series known infamously as the "Black Sox Scandal." Cincinnati's public library system has organized events featuring historians to mark the 100th anniversary of the Reds' first World Series victory. The...

Tigers-White Sox rained out, will play 161 games this year

Sep. 27, 2019 8:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The doubleheader between the Detroit Tigers and Chicago White Sox scheduled for Friday night was rained out, and as a result the teams will play only 161 games this season. The twinbill started almost an hour late because of thunderstorms, and Detroit led 4-2 in the bottom of the fourth...

Indians fall to Chisox, 2 games back in WC race with 3 left

Sep. 27, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Facing a rookie pressed into his first major league start, the Cleveland Indians seemed set up to do some damage. Instead, their playoff chances took a huge hit. Francisco Lindor, Jose Ramirez and the Indians were blanked on four hits Thursday night in an 8-0 loss to the Chicago White Sox....

Indians drop in wild-card race, fall to Chisox; Twins clinch

Sep. 26, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Cleveland Indians know they have little margin for error this late in the AL wild-card race. They made one too many Wednesday night. Shane Bieber got tagged early and the Indians lost ground in the wild-card chase, falling to the Chicago White Sox 8-3. Their second defeat in the last...

Twins clinch AL Central with win over Tigers, Cleveland loss

Sep. 26, 2019 1:03 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — On this night, the stars were Randy Dobnak, Luis Arraez and Eddie Rosario — but really it could have been anyone. The Minnesota Twins are AL Central champions because of contributions from all over the roster. Arraez and Rosario homered, and Dobnak allowed one hit in six sparkling...

LEADING OFF: Brewers, Twins on brink of some bubbly

Sep. 25, 2019 5:08 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BREWING SOME BUBBLY The Brewers are on the verge of another postseason berth. Milwaukee can lock up an NL wild card with a win over Cincinnati or losses by the Cubs and Mets. Just like last season, when the Brewers put on a late rush to take the NL Central...