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Iguchi to throw first pitch at White Sox game

Tadahito Iguchi, who homered in the last game of his career last weekend, will throw out the ceremonial first pitch for his former major league team the Chicago White Sox, the club said Monday. Iguchi, who joined the White Sox in 2005 when they won the World Series championship and played ...

/ Sep 23, 2017

Tigers won't keep Ausmus at helm

The rebuilding Detroit Tigers will start fresh next season with a new manager. The Tigers announced Friday that Brad Ausmus will not return in 2018 after four years in charge. General manager Al Avila said the team was not extending Ausmus' contract. Detroit was the first ...

Blue Jays pounce on Tanaka

/ Sep 23, 2017

Blue Jays pounce on Tanaka

Masahiro Tanaka gave up eight runs over 5⅔ innings as the New York Yankees fell 8-1 to the Toronto Blue Jays on Friday. In the loss, Tanaka (12-12), equaled the most runs he has conceded in a game in the major leagues. He surrendered six ...

Indians continue historic stretch

/ Sep 22, 2017

Indians continue historic stretch

It's time for the 2017 Cleveland Indians to be introduced to the one and only 1884 Providence Grays. They share some unlikely history, the two teams, which played a mere 141 years apart, are the only two clubs to have ever won 27 out of ...

MLB chief believes teams will follow rules over Otani

/ Sep 21, 2017

MLB chief believes teams will follow rules over Otani

With Shohei Otani considering a jump to a Major League Baseball team, commissioner Rob Manfred said he believes it will be hard for teams to circumvent existing contract rules in pursuit of the coveted two-way player. Otani's situation was among several issues, including pace of ...

Mariners' Iwakuma admits he is done for season

/ Sep 20, 2017

Mariners' Iwakuma admits he is done for season

Seattle Mariners right-hander Hisashi Iwakuma, who has been on the disabled list with a shoulder inflammation since May, admitted Tuesday he will be sidelined for the remainder of the regular season. Speaking to reporters in Seattle, the 36-year-old said he has been forced to make ...

Marlins light up Mets in rout

/ Sep 19, 2017

Marlins light up Mets in rout

Maybe it was the breather Giancarlo Stanton requested and received, or the move one spot down in the batting order that rejuvenated his home run swing. Perhaps it was Mets pitching. Stanton hit his 55th homer — and his first in nine days — while driving ...

Verlander shines as Astros clinch AL West

/ Sep 18, 2017

Verlander shines as Astros clinch AL West

When the Houston Astros traded for Justin Verlander less than three weeks ago, they envisioned days like this. Verlander struck out 10 batters over seven innings in his first home start for Houston, Derek Fisher and Marwin Gonzalez homered in a big fifth inning and ...

Tribe clinches AL Central

/ Sep 17, 2017

Tribe clinches AL Central

Francisco Lindor planned to pour a bottle of water over his head. On Sunday, he'll switch to champagne. For the second year in a row, the Cleveland Indians are AL Central champions. A few hours after they beat Kansas City 8-4 in the first game since ...

Girardi gets 900th win with Yanks

/ Sep 16, 2017

Girardi gets 900th win with Yanks

As the New York Yankees try to secure a return to the postseason, Luis Severino looks like the ace they've lacked. Severino pitched eight sparkling innings , Didi Gregorius hit a tiebreaking two-run homer and drove in four runs, and the Yankees routed the reeling ...