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New York Yankees Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with the Yankees Luke Voit (59) after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Yankees star Judge put on injured list with strained calf

Aug. 14, 2020 6:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Oft-injured Yankees star Aaron Judge was placed on the injured list with a right calf strain before Friday night’s game against Boston and manager Aaron Boone is optimistic the outfielder will not miss significant time. The move was retroactive to Wednesday and Boone described the...

Tampa Bay Rays' Brandon Lowe, right, and Willy Adames celebrate after defeating the Boston Red Sox during a baseball game, Thursday, Aug. 13, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)

Zunino hits 3-run HR; Rays bash Sox to complete 4-game sweep

Aug. 13, 2020 9:39 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit two homers and drove in three runs, Mike Zunino belted a three-run shot over the Green Monster and out of Fenway Park and the surging Tampa Bay Rays beat the struggling Boston Red Sox 17-8 on Thursday to complete a four-game series sweep. It was the sixth straight win for...

New York Yankees starting pitcher Masahiro Tanaka delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Wednesday, Aug. 12, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Clint Frazier has big season debut; Yankees beat Braves 6-3

Aug. 13, 2020 12:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Injury fill-in Clint Frazier had three hits, including a home run, and scored twice in his season debut as the Yankees beat Atlanta 6-3 Wednesday night, sweeping a two-game set. Johan Camargo lined a two-run homer in the second to give the Braves an early lead against New York starter...

New York Yankees Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with the Yankees Luke Voit (59) after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Yanks star Judge ailing, uncertain for start of Bosox series

Aug. 12, 2020 5:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees star Aaron Judge was out of the lineup Wednesday night because of tightness in his lower body and it was uncertain whether the oft-injured slugger would return for the start of a weekend series against Boston. “I hope so but that’s, in a lot of ways, a long way from...

FILE - In this Feb. 24, 2020, file photo, Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter talks to the media before the team plays the St. Louis Cardinals in a baseball game in Jupiter, Fla. Jeter blames the team’s coronavirus outbreak on a collective false sense of security that made players lax about social distancing and wearing masks. Infected were 21 members of the team’s traveling party, including at least 18 players. (Charles Trainor Jr./Miami Herald via AP, File)

Baseball Hall of Fame opens Inductees Exhibit

Aug. 12, 2020 4:49 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Baseball Hall of Fame's class of 2020 has to wait a year to get inducted because of the coronavirus pandemic, but the careers of Derek Jeter, Ted Simmons, Larry Walker, and Marvin Miller are already being celebrated at the shrine. The museum’s Inductees Exhibit is now...

Colorado Rockies' Charlie Blackmon doubles against the Seattle Mariners in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Seattle. (AP Photo/Elaine Thompson)

LEADING OFF: Blackmon hitting .500; Clevinger, Plesac halted

Aug. 12, 2020 3:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BLISTERING BLACKMON Charlie Blackmon raised his batting average to an amazing .500 with three more hits in Colorado's 8-7 win over Arizona. After starting out the year 0 for 9, Blackmon has hit in 15 straight games. He’s 34 for 68 through 17 games in the...

Atlanta Braves' Ronald Acuna Jr., left, reacts past Philadelphia Phillies first baseman Rhys Hoskins after hitting a two-run home run off relief pitcher Trevor Kelley during the sixth inning of the second baseball game in a doubleheader, Sunday, Aug. 9, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Braves' Acuña scratched, to be examined for sore left wrist

Aug. 11, 2020 11:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr.'s sore left wrist isn't worrying Atlanta Braves manager Brian Snitker — just be sure to ask him again Wednesday. Acuña will be examined Wednesday morning in New York after being scratched from a game Tuesday night against the New York Yankees with a sore...

New York Yankees Aaron Judge, right, celebrates with the Yankees Luke Voit (59) after hitting a solo home run during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Atlanta Braves, Tuesday, Aug. 11, 2020, in New York. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

Judge homers, leaves early in Yankees' 9-6 win over Braves

Aug. 11, 2020 11:30 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge's home run Tuesday night left the field about as quickly as he did. Judge dented an advertisement with a scorching homer before making an unusual early exit, Jordan Montgomery pitched efficiently against a lineup missing its brightest young star and the New York Yankees beat the...

FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2020, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies fans watch from an outfield gate during the first inning of the first baseball game in doubleheader against the New York Yankees, in Philadelphia. The Phandemic Krew are the Phillies biggest fans.(AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)

Take me outside the ballgame: Phandemic Krew cheers Phillies

Aug. 11, 2020 9:14 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The climb up the ladder positioned against a gate outside the Phillies' ballpark nearly 450 feet away from home plate comes with more than a distant view of baseball. It also comes with a major mandate: “You’re in charge of the air horn,” said Phillies fan Brett...

Philadelphia Phillies' Didi Gregorius rounds the bases after hitting a grand slam off Atlanta Braves pitcher Robbie Erlin during the second inning of a baseball game, Monday, Aug. 10, 2020, in Philadelphia. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)

Phillies hit 5 homers to back Aaron Nola, beat Braves 13-8

Aug. 10, 2020 9:52 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola got enough run support that even another dismal performance by the bullpen couldn't ruin. Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper blasted a three-run shot and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Atlanta Braves 13-8 Monday night, giving Nola his first win in nearly a...