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Rockies score Bettis' return – Chad: 1, Cancer: 0
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Chad Bettis made his triumphant return Monday evening, making his first major-league start since being diagnosed with testicular cancer in November. And the Colorado Rockies want to make it clear that one scoreboard will transcend the score against the Atlanta Braves that evening: THE ONLY SCORE THAT MATTERS TONIGHT Chad Bettis: ☝️Cancer: 0 pic.twitter.com/Y4wV3JDAi9 — […]

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Sheffield: Stanton should've broken Marlins' HR record 'a long time ago'
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Giancarlo Stanton usurped the Miami Marlins' franchise home run record Monday evening, and no one is more baffled with how long it took him than the former record holder, Gary Sheffield. “I told him to his face,” Sheffield told MLB Network Radio. “I said ‘Dude, I don’t know what (you’re) doing. You’re supposed to have […]

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Encarnacion was 'surprised' Red Sox didn't offer contract last winter
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Edwin Encarnacion always enjoyed hitting at Fenway Park during his time with the Toronto Blue Jays, and the veteran slugger admitted he loves launching baseballs over the Green Monster after smashing a pair of homers Monday night in Boston, this time wearing a Cleveland Indians uniform. So, after propelling his new club to a 7-3 […]

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Albers gets shot with Mariners against Orioles (Aug 15, 2017)
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SEATTLE — When a teenage James Paxton was being recruited by the University of Kentucky baseball program, he was shown around campus by a fellow Canadian left-hander, Andrew Albers.

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Bettis triumphs with 7 scoreless innings in return from cancer treatment
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Chad Bettis‘ start on Monday night was bigger than baseball. Last November, the Colorado Rockies right-hander was diagnosed with testicular cancer. Surgery followed, and so did nine weeks of chemotherapy in the spring. And it all led to him taking the mound against the Atlanta Braves. It was a storybook showing. Bettis went seven scoreless […]

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Watch: Royals' Gallagher smashes grand slam for 1st career HR
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First career HR? Make it a slam for @camgally3545. https://t.co/3HX4xDSC0N #PapaSlam pic.twitter.com/z8OaQpd5Ry — MLB (@MLB) August 15, 2017 Cam Gallagher‘s first home run left an impression. Two, if you count the dent on the ball. With a slim 2-1 lead in the sixth inning, the Kansas City Royals' 24-year-old rookie provided some much-needed separation. He […]

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Watch: Phillies' Hoskins hits first 2 HRs of career
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Rhys Hoskins just hit his first Major League homer in San Diego pic.twitter.com/1SOTruc6hL — Philly Influencer (@PHL_Influencer) August 15, 2017 It hadn't been a pretty start to Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Rhys Hoskins' MLB career. Entering Monday's showdown against the San Diego Padres, Hoskins had gone 1-for-13 in his first four games with a lone single […]

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Hawk Harrelson wants Wrigley Field replaced with new ballpark
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You can put it on the board: Hawk Harrelson hates Wrigley Field. The Chicago White Sox broadcaster stated earlier this month that he will never go back to Wrigley Field, and he took things a step further Sunday by saying it's time to replace the iconic 103-year-old home of the Chicago Cubs. “It’s just time […]

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Red Sox, Yankees players share their favorite sports rivalries
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NEW YORK – The Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees played this past weekend, play again this coming weekend, and have another four-game series left after that. There's also a realistic possibility that they'll meet in the playoffs. Now that both teams are good again, there's some added spice in a rivalry that always […]

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Girardi sticking with Chapman despite recent struggles
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New York Yankees manager Joe Girardi isn't considering removing Aroldis Chapman from the closer's role despite the hard-throwing left-hander's struggles in back-to-back appearances. "He's my closer," Girardi said Sunday, according to John Harper of the New York Daily News, following Chapman's fourth blown save of the campaign. Chapman hasn't been himself this season, and that […]

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McGwire hopes Judge, Bellinger break his rookie HR record
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Mark McGwire is rooting for his record to be broken. One of the most prolific home run hitters in Major League Baseball history and the owner of the all-time single-season rookie record for homers has looked on in awe as New York Yankees right fielder Aaron Judge and Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman Cody Bellinger […]

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How does Stanton's incredible pace stack up against 60-HR hitters?
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Giancarlo Stanton is bashing baseballs at a pace that could allow him to post one of the best home-run hitting seasons in MLB history. The Miami Marlins outfielder has gone deep 16 times over his last 28 games to give him a major-league leading 42 homers entering play Monday – seven more than the next-highest […]

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