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Scherzer sets new career high in strikeouts

Washington Nationals ace Max Scherzer has recorded yet another milestone strikeout. In the bottom of the fifth inning on Thursday, Scherzer sat down his New York Mets counterpart <a data-in-app-uri="… MLB | theScore

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Voit's homer sets two new records for Yankees

NEW YORK — The Luke Voit Show rolls on, and the latest installment altered the history books. Voit mashed a two-run homer off Eduardo Rodriguez of the Red Sox in the second inning on Thursday at Yankee Stadium. It was the Yankees’ 246th home run of the season, establishing a new single-season franchise record by eclipsing the 245 ho… MLB ...

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'Baseball intellect' sets Javy Baez apart

PHOENIX — How smart is Javier Baez? He’s baseball smart. “It’s hard to evaluate baseball intellect or acumen,” Cubs manager Joe Maddon said of Baez, a candidate for the National League Most Valuable Player Award. “He got a 1600 on his baseball SATs — he definitely did.” PHOENIX — How smart is <sp… MLB News Index

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Kluber sets career high with 19th win, reaches 200 Ks for 5th straight season

CLEVELAND (AP) Corey Kluber struck out 11 in eight innings to record his career-high 19th win as the Cleveland Indians beat the Chicago White Sox 5-3 on Tuesday night. Kluber (19-7), who allowed three runs, topped 200 strikeouts for the fifth straight season. Kluber won 18 games in three of the previous four seasons, including his two AL Cy Young ...

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Eliud Kipchoge sets new world record in Berlin marathon win

BERLIN (AP) — Olympic champion Eliud Kipchoge set a new marathon world record, winning the Berlin race in 2 hours, 1 minute and 39 seconds on Sunday. Organizers initially put Kipchoge’s time at 2 hours, 1 minute and 40 seconds, but later reduced it by one second. The 33-year-old broke the previous world record set in Berlin by fellow Kenyan ...

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Ohtani's 19th HR sets record for Japanese rookies

[unable to retrieve full-text content] Shohei Ohtani hit a three-run homer in the third inning of Friday’s game with the White Sox, his third home run in two games since receiving the diagnosis that he may need Tommy John surgery. The home run was Ohtani’s 19th of the season — just his second against a lefty — and it set ...

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Acuna's 8th leadoff HR sets franchise record

ATLANTA — Ronald Acuna Jr. earned another spot in the record book when he drilled his Braves franchise record eighth leadoff home run during Wednesday afternoon’s game against the Red Sox at SunTrust Park. Acuna jumped on Hector Velazquez‘s center cut fastball and watched it sail over the left-center-field wall for his 24th homer of… MLB News Index

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