Thursday, April 27, 2017

Baseball

New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge celebrates his two-run home run with Chris Carter (48) and Starlin Castro, right, during the fifth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox, Monday, April 17, 2017, at Yankee Stadium in New York. (AP Photo/Bill Kostroun)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ BRONX BOOM The Yankees aim for their ninth straight win when Luis Severino (1-0, 4.50 ERA) takes the mound ...
Boston Red Sox's Drew Pomeranz delivers a pitch in the first inning of a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays, Sunday, April 16, 2017, in Boston. (AP Photo/Steven Senne)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ SET THAT ALARM The annual Patriots Day’ game at Fenway Park is always the earliest start in the majors ...
Pittsburgh Pirates' Andrew McCutchen rounds the bases after hitting a three-run home run off Chicago Cubs relief pitcher Pedro Strop during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Saturday, April 15, 2017, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Kamil Krzaczynski)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ NEW YEAR After going 4-14 against the Cubs last season, the Pirates can take a three-game sweep from Chicago ...
Fireworks go off over SunTrust Park after the Atlanta Braves defeated the San Diego Padres in a baseball game in Atlanta, Friday, April 14, 2017. (AP Photo/David Goldman)

BY PAUL NEWBERRY ATLANTA (AP) — On a night of firsts, Ender Inciarte saved the best for last. Matching his power total for all of last season, Inciarte hit the ...
The three Chicago White Sox outfielders, all named Garcia, celebrate the White Sox 2-1 win over the Minnesota Twins in a baseball game Friday, April 14, 2017, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)

BY JON KRAWCZYNSKI MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — If Chicago White Sox manager Rick Renteria wanted to get Garcia’s attention in the outfield on Friday night against Minnesota, he had to be ...
Home plate umpire Dale Scott is attended to on the field in the eighth inning after he was hit by a foul tip during a baseball game between the Toronto Blue Jays and the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto on Friday April 14, 2017. (Fred Thornhill/The Canadian Press via AP)

BY BEN WALKER Plate umpire Dale Scott was out of the hospital early Saturday, hours after sustaining a concussion when he was hit in the mask by a foul tip ...
At left, in a Jan. 30, 2016, file photo, Baseball Hall of Famer and former Minnesota Twins player Rod Carew speaks to fans about his recent heart attack, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/File)

SAN JUAN CAPISTRANO, Calif. (AP) — Baseball Hall of Famer Rod Carew received a new heart and kidney from the late NFL player Konrad Reuland in what is believed to ...
In this April 15, 1947, file photo, from left, Brooklyn Dodgers baseball players John Jorgensen, Pee Wee Reese, Ed Stanky and Jackie Robinson pose at Ebbets Field in New York. (AP Photo, File)

BY BETH HARRIS LOS ANGELES (AP) — He was the first black man to play in the major leagues, ending six decades of racial segregation, and a first-ballot Hall of ...
New York Mets' Travis d'Arnaud, center, hugs Yoenis Cespedes (52) after hitting a solo home run for the go-ahead run during the 16th inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Friday, April 14, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Lynne Sladky)

BY STEVEN WINE MIAMI (AP) — The New York Mets’ winning streak grew a lot longer Thursday. Travis d’Arnaud led off the 16th inning with a home run, giving him ...
In this March 31, 2017, file photo, fans head to SunTrust Park before the Atlanta Braves open their new ballpark for an exhibition spring training baseball game against the New York Yankees, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/David Goldman, File)

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: ___ WELCOME, Y’ALL! The Atlanta Braves open their new SunTrust Park, hosting San Diego at night. A sellout crowd of ...
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