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August

09
Orioles hit 4 homers in 7-4 victory over Blue Jays

The Baltimore Orioles and Toronto Blue Jays will be seeing a lot of each other in the coming weeks. On Monday night, Ramón Urías and the upstart Orioles measured up fine. Urías hit a three-run homer in the first inning, and Anthony Santander, Ryan Mountcastle and Austin Hays also went deep to lift Baltimore to a 7-4 triumph over the Blue Jays. The Orioles, who entered the day two games behind Seattle and Tampa Bay for the final two wild cards in the American League, pulled within three of Toronto for the first wild card. This was the first of 15 meetings down the stretch between the Blue Jays and Orioles. […]

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August

08
Cool Papa Bell scores biggest upset in Hambletonian history with 52-1 odds

Coming from a baseball background, Scott Farber had a perfect name for the yearling he brought for $100,000 in 2020. Hall of Famer and Negro Leagues legend Cool Papa Bell was considered by many the fastest man ever to play, and Farber had hopes his trotter would one day emulate James Thomas Bell as a runner. The wish came through on Saturday as Cool Papa Bell scored the biggest upset in the history of the Hambletonian, charging late to edge filly Joviality S by three-quarters of a length in a crazy finish to the most prestigious race for 3-year-olds in […]

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August

05
Pirates rally by scuffling Brewers once again in 5-4 victory

Bryan Reynolds raced home on a wild pitch with one out in the 10th inning, lifting the Pittsburgh Pirates past the Milwaukee Brewers 5-4 on Thursday to complete a three-game sweep. Reynolds tied it earlier in the inning when he hit a ground-rule double down the right-field line off Matt Bush (2-2). Reynolds moved to third on a fly to right field by Ke’Bryan Hayes and raced home when a pitch from Bush slipped by Brewers catcher Victor Caratini to give the Pirates their third comeback win over first-place Milwaukee in as many days. Reynolds, rookie Tucupita Maracano, Jason Delay and Ben Gamel had two hits each for Pittsburgh. The Brewers have lost four consecutive […]

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August

04
Lance Lynn, Jose Abreu lift White Sox over Royals 4-1

Lance Lynn threw four-hit ball over six innings, Jose Abreu homered for the second consecutive game and Eloy Jiménez hit three singles as the Chicago White Sox defeat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Wednesday. Lynn (2-4) struck out eight for the third time this season while not walking a batter for the third time in his last four starts. Rookie Bobby Witt Jr. snapped Lynn’s shutout bid by hitting a home run with one out in the sixth. The White Sox (53-51) won for the third time in four matches while remaining two games behind the Twins (55-49) and one behind the Guardians (54-50) in the AL Central. […]

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August

03
Cleveland Browns’ Jacoby Brissett ‘ready to go’ as starter after Deshaun Watson suspension

Jacoby Brissett stated his past experiences as a backup quarterback have prepared him for the situation in Cleveland, where he’s in line take over for suspended Cleveland Browns starter Deshaun Watson. “It’s been my situation throughout my career,” Brissett said Tuesday. “Nothing that I’m unfamiliar with. Always been ready to go, whenever my number’s called and that’s the case at this point now.” On Monday, disciplinary officer Sue L. Robinson suspended Watson for six games for violating the league’s personal conduct policy following accusations of sexual misconduct. The NFL Players Association and the league have until 9 a.m. ET Thursday to file a written appeal of […]

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August

02
San Diego Padres sign All-Star Joe Musgrove to 5-year extension reportedly worth $100 million

The San Diego Padres signed All-Star right-hander Joe Musgrove to a five-year contract extension Monday. Terms were not disclosed, but according to multiple reports, the deal is worth $100 million. Musgrove is the first pitcher in Padres history to earn a $100 million contract, according to ESPN Stats & Information research. “Joe has consistently performed at a high level over the last two seasons, throwing the first no-hitter in Padres history and becoming an All-Star,” Padres president of baseball operations and general manager A.J. Preller said in a statement. “He personifies a championship-level mindset and elevates the teammates around him. We’re extremely happy to […]

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August

01
Jacob deGrom set to make 2022 debut for New York Mets on Tuesday vs. Washington Nationals

New York Mets star Jacob deGrom will make his season debut versus the Washington Nationals on Tuesday, manager Buck Showalter said before a series finale against Miami. “I’m definitely excited,” deGrom said Sunday. “It’s been a long time. This has been a pretty slow process of coming back, so excited to be out there. Nerves haven’t really set in yet, but I’m sure Tuesday I’ll be pretty nervous and I have a feeling it’s going to feel like my debut.” The two-time NL Cy Young Award winner has not pitched for the Mets since July 7, 2021. The 34-year-old right-hander was sidelined the final three […]

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July

29
Bogaerts homers to help Boston salvage split with Guardians

Xander Bogaerts hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Guardians 4-2 on Thursday night for just their fifth victory in 20 games. Guardians starter Triston McKenzie, who had permitted one run total in four previous July starts, took a one-hit shutout into the sixth before putting two on with one out for Bogaerts. The Red Sox shortstop hit an 0-2 slider out to center field to turn a one-run deficit into a 3-1 lead. Boston scored another off McKenzie, who hadn’t allowed an extra-base hit all month, when Franchy Cordero led off the seventh with a double and scored […]

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July

28
Philadelphia 76ers officially announce new deal with veteran NBA All-Star James Harden

The Philadelphia 76ers officially stated on Wednesday their new deal with veteran James Harden. The club didn’t reveal terms in a release, but Harden’s contract is for two years and $68.6 million, and it involves a player option for the 2023-24 season, sources told ESPN’s Adrian Wojnarowski last week. “This is where I want to be. This is where I want to win, and I think we have the pieces to accomplish that goal,” Harden said in a statement. “From my first day with the 76ers organization, the team and the fans have helped me feel at home here in Philadelphia. I’m excited to […]

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July

27
Boston Celtics among teams to engage in talks with Brooklyn Nets on possible Kevin Durant deal

As Brooklyn Nets star Kevin Durant’s trade request approaches a fourth week, the Boston Celtics have emerged among teams engaged in talks on a possible deal, sources told ESPN. The Celtics appear no closer to acquiring Durant than others in discussions with the Nets, but Boston’s capacity to include All-Star forward Jaylen Brown as a centerpiece in offers does help make the team formidable in its pursuit, sources said. The Miami Heat, Phoenix Suns and Toronto Raptors have been well-known to have varying degrees of interest in Durant, but the Celtics have also been in regular contact with the Nets, sources said. Looking for the best online betting site and Live betting? […]

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