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Pearce crushes 3rd HR over Green Monster

BOSTON — The Red Sox-Yankees rivalry is clearly something that Steve Pearce is embracing. The right-handed hitter led Boston’s furious surge back from an early 4-0 deficit by belting three home runs, the second of which was a three-run rocket that sparked an eight-run bottom of the fourth inning. He added No. 3 — the first three-homer game of his ...

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Trout crushes his 1st HR of July, 25th of season

ANAHEIM — Mike Trout crushed his 25th home run of the season off Ross Stripling in the sixth inning of the Angels’ game against the Dodgers on Saturday at Angel Stadium. Trout launched a misplaced fastball from Stripling 403 feet to center field to cut the Dodgers’ lead to 2-1. His 25 homers are tied with the Yankees’ <span class="t… ...

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Eduard-go! Nunez crushes 3-run homer

WASHINGTON — Perhaps Eduardo Nunez is ready to get hot. The veteran right-handed hitter unloaded for a three-run homer on the second pitch of his first at-bat against Nats righty Tanner Roark in the top of the second inning on Tuesday at Nationals Park. Nunez, who was a big spark for the Red Sox down the stretch last season after ...

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Cutch crushes 1st-frame HR for 2nd straight day

MIAMI — For the second consecutive game, Andrew McCutchen blasted a first-inning two-run homer to stake the Giants to a 2-0 lead over the Marlins. On Thursday afternoon, he hit a 2-1 slider from Miami starter Dan Straily over the left-field fence. <a href="http://m.mlb.c… MLB News Index

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Harper crushes 13th HR to retake NL lead

PHOENIX — Bryce Harper hit his National League-leading 13th homer run in the third inning Sunday night, a shot that landed 12 rows deep in the right-field seats. Harper also joined Mookie Betts and Manny Machado atop the Major League home run leaderboard. T… MLB News Index

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Judge crushes No. 6; now fastest to 62

NEW YORK — The Yankees gave Aaron Judge the green light on a 3-0 count, and he knew exactly what to do with it. Judge teed off on a 92.6-mph fastball from the Blue Jays’ <span class="toke… MLB News Index

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Moncada crushes 1st career grand slam

OAKLAND — On Tuesday night, White Sox second baseman Yoan Moncada homered and reached base three times, showing promising signs that he might be breaking out of his prolonged slump to start the season. Less than 24 hours later, Moncada picked up right where he lef… MLB News Index

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