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HR streak halted, but Stanton eyes 62

Ruth belted 60 homers in 1927, and Maris topped it with 61 in 1961. Barry Bonds, of course, holds MLB’s season mark with 73 in 2001. “When you grow up watching all the old films of Babe Ruth and [Maris] and those guys, 61 has always been that printed number,” Stanton said. <figca… MLB News Index

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MLB Wednesday scores, highlights, updates, news: Angels stay clutch

Wednesday affords the baseball enthusiast a full schedule of MLB action, including plenty of day games. So let’s jump right in …  Final scores Angels 3, Nationals 2 (box score)Marlins 8, Giants 1 (box score)Brewers 7, Pirates 6 (box score)Royals at Athletics (GameTracker)Orioles at Mariners (

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Packers' Martellus Bennett, the 'quarterback whisperer'

GREEN BAY, Wis. — Call Martellus Bennett the “quarterback whisperer.” The Green Bay Packers’ tight end is with his third team in as many seasons, which means another training camp of building rapport with a new quarterback. He’s proven to be productive at every stop. More Packers NFL Draft coverage Bennett is confident he’ll do just fine connecting with Aaron ...

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Nationals vs. Angels weather forecast: Hot matinee baseball

Nationals vs. Angels1:05 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Nationals Park <img alt="Nationals-Logo-inline" class="unprocessed is-gif" data-hi-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/pbox.php?url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/files/2015/04/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150.gif&op=noop" data-low-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-13.gif&w=150" data-raw-src="http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-13.gif" sr… Baseball News

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Montero, Leone make return to Jays' roster

The Toronto Blue Jays activated catcher Miguel Montero from the disabled list and took right-handed relief pitcher Dominic Leone off the bereavement list on Wednesday. Montero had been out since Aug. 4 with right knee inflammation. His return provides Toronto with a veteran catcher to split duties with 26-year-old Raffy Lopez while regular starter Russell Martin (oblique) remains on the ...

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Browns linemen Bitonio, Erving out with leg injuries

BEREA, Ohio (AP) Joel Bitonio’s comeback from a major injury has been stalled. Cleveland’s starting left guard – and one of the Browns best players – could be out for an extended period with an unspecified knee injury. The team said Bitonio, whose previous two seasons have ended prematurely because of injuries, got hurt during Tuesday’s practice. Also, backup tackle ...

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Nationals vs. Angels weather forecast: Hot matinee baseball

Nationals vs. Angels1:05 p.m., Wednesday, Aug. 16, Nationals Park <img alt="Nationals-Logo-inline" class="unprocessed is-gif" data-hi-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/pbox.php?url=https://www.washingtonpost.com/blogs/capital-weather-gang/files/2015/04/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150.gif&op=noop" data-low-res-src="https://img.washingtonpost.com/wp-apps/imrs.php?src=http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-12.gif&w=150" data-raw-src="http://globalsportscentre.com/wp-content/uploads/2017/08/Nationals-Logo-inline-150×150-12.gif" sr… Baseball News

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Padres' Myers becomes 1st since 2011 to steal 3 bases in 1 inning

Call the police because Wil Myers just committed three counts of robbery. The San Diego Padres first baseman pulled off perhaps the rarest of base-running feats in the fourth inning Wednesday when he stole his way around the bases, becoming the first Padres player to do it. <figure class="article-segment–embed" read… MLB | theScore

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