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NEW YORK (AP) — A rain delay in the ninth inning at Yankee Stadium has kept Texas and New York waiting well past 1 a.m., with no word on when the game might resume. Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman held a 6-5 lead Monday night when the game was stopped with a Rangers runner on...
MIAMI (AP) — Jose Fernandez was discussing the Miami Marlins' latest victory when Freddie Mercury interrupted due to someone's cellphone ringtone. "Weeeee are the champions," Freddie sang. Fernandez grew up in Cuba but knows his classic rock, so he paused, listened and laughed...
HOUSTON (AP) — Adam Jones recently procured the final pieces of an extremely rare shoe collection. Just how exclusive is this footwear? Even with a multimillion-dollar salary and the perks that accompany fame at his disposal, it still took Baltimore's All-Star center fielder...
NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Reyes was a big hit with fans in his return to New York. The longtime Mets star received a warm welcome from the crowd and played errorless defense at a new position Sunday in his first minor league game since rejoining the organization. Reyes, a popular...
FORT BRAGG, N.C. (AP) — A weed-infested golf course at Fort Bragg has bloomed into a major league-quality baseball field on the vast U.S. Army post. The finishing touches are being put on the ballpark where the Atlanta Braves and Miami Marlins will play on July 3. The salute-the...
CINCINNATI (AP) — Pete Rose joked about his hair and his age. He reminisced about all those wins with the Big Red Machine. There was one thing that the hits king was determined not to do when he was inducted into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame. "I've already cried on the...
NEW YORK (AP) — Byung Ho Park is trying to learn not one, but two new languages in his first MLB season. The first baseman and designated hitter from Seoul, South Korea, is working to learn quips of English and Spanish in the clubhouse so he can communicate more easily with his...
CINCINNATI (AP) — More satisfying than hit No. 4,192? In some ways, it is for Pete Rose, who needed more time to get into the Cincinnati Reds' Hall of Fame than it took to set baseball's hits record. Rose is being inducted into his hometown team's hall and having his No. 14...
BATTLE CREEK, Mich. (AP) — Fans are being encouraged to bring their guns to a Michigan ballpark Friday night as part of a promotional event by a summer league baseball team. "2nd Amendment Education Night" is being held at C.O. Brown Stadium when the Battle Creek Bombers host...