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LEADING OFF: Heat wave, surging Giants and Indians, Gio back

Jul. 20, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BE CAREFUL The extreme heat gripping much of the country is having an effect around the major leagues. The Yankees and Rockies have called off most of the pregame activities for their afternoon game — New York is forecast to come close to its first...

Orioles hit 2 HRs off Price, cruise past Red Sox 11-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — David Price was clearly uncomfortable on the mound, and it had nothing to with the sweltering conditions at swampy Camden Yards. Price had owned the Baltimore Orioles for most of his career, yet the five-time All-Star just wasn't himself this time against the team with the worst record in...

Eovaldi expected to rejoin Boston bullpen Saturday

Jul. 19, 2019 5:45 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Nathan Eovaldi is poised to return to the Boston pitching staff as a reliever after missing three months with an elbow injury. The right-hander passed his final test Thursday, striking out the side in a one-inning rehab appearance with Triple-A Pawtucket. Barring any setback, Eovaldi will...

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

Jul. 19, 2019 3:41 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: THAT'S SAVAGE The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's box...

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

Jul. 19, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday: THAT'S SAVAGE The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's...

Chris Sale snaps Fenway losing streak, beats Blue Jays 5-0

Jul. 18, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — That was a relief. And not a bad start, either. Chris Sale and two relievers combined on a two-hitter, and the Boston Red Sox left-hander struck out 12 in six innings to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Thursday and earn his first regular-season win at Fenway Park in more than a year. Sale...

Pumpsie Green, 1st black player on Boston Red Sox, dies

Jul. 18, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox infielder Elijah "Pumpsie" Green, the first black player on the last major league team to field one, has died. He was 85. The Red Sox said Green, who lived in California most of his life, died Wednesday at in a hospital in San Leandro, near Oakland; no cause of death was...

Devers hits solo shot, drives in 4; Red Sox beat Jays 5-4

Jul. 18, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora went to reliever Brandon Workman in the eighth inning and knew what his options were for his beleaguered bullpen when things got tight in the ninth. "It's either him or him," said Cora after Workman threw 45 pitches and got out of a jam each inning as Boston held on...

Fed-up Puerto Ricans march demanding governor resign

Jul. 17, 2019 9:44 PM EDT

SAN JUAN, Puerto Rico (AP) — Accompanied by some of Puerto Rico's most famous performers, thousands of people marched to the governor's residence in San Juan on Wednesday chanting demands for Gov. Ricardo Rosselló to resign after the leak of online chats that show him making misogynistic slurs and...

Price, Eckersley feuding again after Eck's comments to Globe

Jul. 17, 2019 7:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — David Price ignited an old feud Wednesday with Red Sox TV analyst Dennis Eckersley after the Hall of Fame pitcher commented about a confrontation between the men in a story by The Boston Globe this week. Two years ago, Price confronted Eckersley on a team flight after Eckersley was critical...