Friday, July 28, 2017

Baseball

Los Angeles Dodgers' Corey Seager celebrates in the dugout after his two-run home run off Chicago White Sox starting pitcher Carlos Rodon during the fourth inning of a baseball game Wednesday, July 19, 2017, in Chicago.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ A DODGER DOZEN? The Dodgers are bringing home their longest winning streak of the season, seeking a 12th straight ...
In this June 24, 2017, file photo, New York Yankees relief pitcher Tyler Clippard checks the runner on first base during the team's baseball game against the Texas Rangers in New York.

BY DAVE CAMPBELL MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The New York Yankees made an early push for playoff run Tuesday night, acquiring infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle ...
Boston Red Sox's Hanley Ramirez flips his bat after his game-winning solo home run during the 15th inning of the team's baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park in Boston, early Wednesday, July 19, 2017.

BY DOUG ALDEN BOSTON (AP) — Hanley Ramirez finally ended another long night for the Boston Red Sox, and his teammates found just enough energy to celebrate his walk-off shot. ...
Detroit Tigers' J.D. Martinez rounds the bases after a solo home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Toronto Blue Jays, Sunday, July 16, 2017, in Detroit.

BY DAVE SKRETTA KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — J.D. Martinez had been the subject of trade speculation for weeks, and it reached such a crescendo Monday night that even his ...
New Jersey Gov. Chris Christie watches during the fourth inning of a baseball game between the New York Mets and the St. Louis Cardinals on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in New York.

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans at the Cardinals-Mets game cheered when a man neatly caught a foul ball at Citi Field — until they realized it was Chris Christie. The ...
Chicago White Sox third baseman Todd Frazier watches his team during the ninth inning a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Chicago. The Dodgers won 1-0.

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ DONE DEAL Infielder Todd Frazier and relievers David Robertson and Tommy Kahnle are headed to the Yankees, maybe in ...
Los Angeles Dodgers starting pitcher Clayton Kershaw delivers during the first inning of the team's baseball game against the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday, July 18, 2017, in Chicago.

BY MIKE HELFGOT CHICAGO (AP) — Clayton Kershaw might not have been as sharp as usual coming off a rare nine-day gap between starts. Then again, the Dodgers’ ace is ...
Houston Astros' Yuli Gurriel, left, watches as Carlos Correa has his left hand looked at by manager A.J. Hinch and trainer Jeremiah Randall, right, during the fourth inning of the team's baseball game against the Seattle Mariners on Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston.

BY KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — All-Star shortstop Carlos Correa of the AL West-leading Houston Astros is expected to miss six to eight weeks because of a torn ligament in ...
Houston Astros' Carlos Beltran rounds the bases after hitting a two-run home run off Seattle Mariners starting pitcher Ariel Miranda during the sixth inning of a baseball game, Monday, July 17, 2017, in Houston.

BY KRISTIE RIEKEN HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Beltran hasn’t used his glove in a game in more than two months. So on Monday, the Houston Astros gathered around their teammate ...
Milwaukee Brewers' Ryan Braun, Brett Phillips and Hernan Perez celebrate after the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies Saturday, July 15, 2017, in Milwaukee.

BY GENARO C. ARMAS MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers’ biggest fan calls team owner Mark Attanasio regularly and wonders occasionally what moves one of baseball’s most surprising teams might ...
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