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Derek Jeter among 18 newcomers on Hall of Fame ballot

Nov. 18, 2019 12:21 PM EST

NEW YORK (AP) — Derek Jeter is among 18 newcomers on the 2020 Hall of Fame ballot. He is likely to be an overwhelming choice to join former New York Yankees teammate Mariano Rivera in Cooperstown after the reliever last year became the first unanimous pick by the Baseball Writers' Association of America. A...

The Latest: Astros pound Nats 8-1, even World Series 2-2

Oct. 26, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Latest on Game 4 of the World Series (all times local): 11:57 p.m. Houston and Washington are all even in a World Series that has been one big road show. Alex Bregman busted out of his slump with a go-ahead single in the first inning and grand slam in the seventh, and the resurgent...

The Latest: Zimmerman recalls first time he saw Jose Altuve

Oct. 21, 2019 7:00 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Latest on the World Series (all times local): 5:55 p.m. Ryan Zimmerman, the longtime "face of the franchise" for the Washington Nationals, remembers the first time he saw the 5-foot-6 player who has grown into that role with the Houston Astros. Jose Altuve made his big league debut with...

Cole trying to join list of great postseasons on mound

Oct. 15, 2019 2:51 AM EDT

Even on a team with three stars in the starting rotation, Gerrit Cole has stood out in these playoffs. The 29-year-old right-hander won twice for Houston in the AL Division Series, allowing only one run in 15 2/3 innings. He'll take the mound Tuesday in Game 3 of the AL Championship Series against the New York...

Yankees hope rested relievers key to postseason success

Oct. 8, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aroldis Chapman threw just 70 pitches in September. Alone among major league teams, the Yankees never used a pitcher three days in a row during the regular season. A bullpen featuring Chapman, Zack Britton, Adam Ottavino, Chad Green and Tommy Kahnle is a relief for New York fans and...

CC Sabathia sheds tears as family reads tributes

Sep. 22, 2019 6:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — CC Sabathia wiped tears with his hands and the top of his size 56 jersey. Honored at Yankee Stadium ahead of his retirement at season's end, his sentimental side emerged as his wife, mother and children read tributes during a video displayed on the center field scoreboard. "This is the...