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Big bats teaming up in the Bronx: Good luck against Judge, Stanton

Following their trade for Giancarlo Stanton this offseason, the New York Yankees seemed poised to boast one of the most feared hitting lineups in baseball’s history. After Stanton’s ice-cold April, during which he hit just three home runs and posted a .661 OPS, the outfielder and teammate Aaron Judge are on fire, frustrating pitchers with five combined homers through the ...

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Jays' Stroman tames Tigers' bats for 1st win of season

The old Marcus Stroman — the swagger-filled, confidence-loaded, shimmy-shaking right-hander — returned on Friday night at Rogers Centre. The Toronto starter earned his first win of the season with seven innings of five-hit ball as the Blue Jays held off the Detroit Tigers 3-2. Stroman (1-5) was in form in his second start after a 39-game stint on the disabled ...

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Braves' Foltynewicz quiets Nats' bats with 2-hit shutout

ATLANTA (AP) Mike Foltynewicz pitched a two-hitter for his first career complete game, Dansby Swanson broke the game open with a three-run homer in the seventh and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 4-0 on Friday night. Foltynewicz (5-3) retired 20 straight batters before issuing a leadoff walk in the eighth to outpitch Stephen Strasburg, who left the game ...

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Joey Bats redeems error with first Braves HR

MIAMI — Jose Bautista enhanced concerns about his defensive capabilities at third base and then showed there might still be some pop left in his bat. After committing a costly two-out error that allowed the Marlins to claim a lead in a four-run fifth inning of Saturday night’s game, Bautista quickly redeemed himself when he opened the sixth with a ...

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Astros bats finally explode with 16-run drubbing of Athletics

The defending World Series champions have had little trouble winning baseball games early in 2018, but it was rarely the offense that carried the Houston Astros until Monday night’s appointment with the Oakland Athletics. Heading into the series against the division-rival A’s, the Astros ranked a res… MLB | theScore

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Jays' bats silenced as Johnny Field leads Rays to victory in series opener

Ryan Yarbrough focused on remaining aggressive against Toronto’s hitters instead of making his case for a spot in Tampa Bay’s injury-depleted rotation. Five scoreless innings in Friday’s night’s 6-2 victory over the Blue Jays took care of the latter for the Rays rookie relief pitcher. Tampa hit two home runs as the Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2. 1:12 ...

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Jays' bats cool off as rally falls short against Yankees

David Robertson went wild and loaded the bases in the eighth inning, and the Yankees weren’t all that concerned. “Whenever it’s a tough situation like that, I want D-Rob on the mound,” Aaron Judge said. Or as manager Aaron Boone put it: “He doesn’t blink.” Judge hit hi… CBC | MLB News

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Sox improve to 15-2 behind hot bats, Porcello

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Rick Porcello tossed six scoreless innings Wednesday and received a wealth of offensive support, including a grand slam from Rafael Devers, as the Red Sox rolled to a 9-0 win over the Angels at Angel Stadium…. MLB News Index

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