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Orioles beat Red Sox to stay in hunt

Sep 14, 2016

Orioles beat Red Sox to stay in hunt

One night after being embarrassed in the series opener, Baltimore overpowered Boston this time and preserved the jumble of teams contending for the AL East. J.J. Hardy hit a three-run homer and Nolan Reimold added a two-run shot later in the second as Baltimore ...

Ichiro collects 900th career multihit game

Sep 14, 2016

Ichiro collects 900th career multihit game

At 42, Ichiro Suzuki shows no signs of slowing down. “He’ll probably play three or four more years,” Atlanta’s Matt Kemp marveled. Ichiro scored two runs and drove in another during the 900th multihit game of his career, giving Miami’s fading wild-card hopes a ...

Carp reap rewards from personal approach

Sep 14, 2016

Carp reap rewards from personal approach

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With their first pennant in 25 years, the Hiroshima Carp are truly beginning to reap what they have sowed. While every team in Nippon Professional Baseball makes use of overseas talent and some — notably the Hanshin Tigers and the Tokyo Yakult Swallows — ...

Sep 14, 2016

Scully won't call Dodgers playoff games

Vin Scully says the last ballgame he will broadcast is the Los Angeles Dodgers’ regular-season finale — regardless of whether they reach the playoffs. The 88-year-old announcer tells the Los Angeles Times his Hall of Fame career will end Oct. 2 in San Francisco. ...

Hendricks loses no-hitter on HR in ninth

Sep 13, 2016

Hendricks loses no-hitter on HR in ninth

Kyle Hendricks was so good Monday night he even surprised himself. The right-hander took a no-hitter into the ninth inning before giving up Jeremy Hazelbaker’s leadoff home run, and the Chicago Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 to close in on the NL ...

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

Sep 13, 2016

Ichiro raps out 3 hits, raises average to .301

Miami outfielder Ichiro Suzuki went 3-for-5 with an RBI Monday to raise his average to .301 and move up in the 3,000-hit club list and take sole possession of 25th place, but the Atlanta Braves beat the Marlins 12-7. At Turner Field, Ichiro doubled ...

Eagles pound Buffaloes

Sep 12, 2016

Eagles pound Buffaloes

Hiroaki Shimauchi drove in four runs and rookie shortstop Eigoro Mogi hit two solo homers to power the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles past the Orix Buffaloes 11-2 on Monday. At a rainy Kobo Miyagi Stadium, Shimauchi and Kazuya Fujita each hit a bases-loaded two-run ...

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Sep 12, 2016

Marlins get past Dodgers, Maeda

Ichiro Suzuki connected for a hit off countryman Kenta Maeda as the Miami Marlins blanked the Los Angeles Dodgers 3-0 on Sunday. Ichiro, who made the starting lineup for the first time in three games, smacked Maeda’s slider into center field in the fourth ...