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The Grand Slam: McCarthy's immaculate inning highlights Yankees…

The Grand Slam: McCarthy's immaculate inning highlights Yankees win

yahoo.com deadspin.com Updated 46 minutes ago
An inning without a baserunner allowed is considered perfect, but there's actually a greater, far more rare single-inning achievement for a pitcher to shoot for. It's called the "immaculate Inning," and it stands for complete and utter dominan…
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  • Castillo makes Red Sox debut, goes 1-for-4

    Castillo makes Red Sox debut, goes 1-for-4

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    Rusney Castillo, the 27-year-old center fielder from Ciego de Avila, Cuba, who last month signed a seven-year, $72.5 million contract with the Boston Red Sox, went 1-for-4 in his major league debut Wednesday night, a 9-1 loss to the Pirates at PNC Park.
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  • Carlos Beltran leaves Yankees following death of unborn child

    Carlos Beltran leaves Yankees following death of unborn child

    yahoo.com 4 hours ago
    Every now and then life slaps us in the face with a cold, hard dose of reality that puts its meaning back into perspective. It reminds us that our problems are usually minimal compared to those of others. That most of our bad days are actually good days…
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  • Yanks' Betances surpasses Rivera K's mark

    Yanks' Betances surpasses Rivera K's mark

    ESPN.com 4 hours ago
    The year after Mariano Rivera retired, Yankees All-Star rookie Dellin Betances has already pushed him aside in the team's record books for strikeouts in a season.
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  • Pearce Hits 2 HRs as Champion Orioles Beat Toronto

    Pearce Hits 2 HRs as Champion Orioles Beat Toronto

    nytimes.com 4 hours ago
    The Baltimore Orioles had every right to experience a letdown just one night after clinching their first AL East title in 17 years.
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  • Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2: Somber Note for Yankees After Victory E…

    Yankees 3, Tampa Bay 2: Somber Note for Yankees After Victory Ends Trip

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    After a win, the mood in the Yankees’ clubhouse was subdued as players learned that Carlos Beltran, who left the team the day before, said on his Facebook page that his wife had miscarried.
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  • Jeter ends 0-for-28 slump in win over Rays

    Jeter ends 0-for-28 slump in win over Rays

    ESPN.com nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    Derek Jeter ended an 0-for-28 slump that was the second-worst of his career, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 3-2 Wednesday night.
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  • Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 Win

    Pirates Overwhelm Buchholz, Red Sox in 9-1 Win

    nytimes.com 5 hours ago
    There used to be a time — any year really between 1993-2012 — when reaching 81 wins would be cause for celebration for the Pittsburgh Pirates.
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  • Headley upset with Maddon's 'graze' remark

    Headley upset with Maddon's 'graze' remark

    ESPN.com 8 hours ago
    After the 96 mph fastball from the Tampa Bay Rays' Jake McGee nailed Chase Headley in the chin last week, doctors told Headley, "It was a miracle [his] chin didn't shatter."
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  • Marcus Stroman suspended six games for throwing near Caleb Jose…

    Marcus Stroman suspended six games for throwing near Caleb Joseph's head

    yahoo.com ESPN.com 10 hours ago
    Your browser does not support iframes. It turns out Major League Baseball just needed a little more time to punish rookie right-hander Marcus Stroman of the Toronto Blue Jays. The league announced Wednesday afternoon it was suspending Stroman for six ga…
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  • Joe Girardi Says Rays Pitchers Aren't Good Enough To Safely Pit…

    Joe Girardi Says Rays Pitchers Aren't Good Enough To Safely Pitch Inside

    deadspin.com 12 hours ago
    The race for third place in the AL East is a snippy one, with the Ray's honoring Derek Jeter before last night's game, then clipping him with a fastball in on the hands. Afterward Joe Girardi blasted the Rays for hitting so many Yankees batters recently…
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  • Girardi livid at Rays: Yanks 'not pincushions'

    Girardi livid at Rays: Yanks 'not pincushions'

    ESPN.com yahoo.com 16 hours ago
    Following a loss that saw three New York Yankees ejected and the benches clear, a "pissed" Joe Girardi accused the Tampa Bay Rays of pitching inside incompetently.
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  • Adam Jones Pies Fans While Celebrating AL East Title

    Adam Jones Pies Fans While Celebrating AL East Title

    deadspin.com yahoo.com 17 hours ago
    The Baltimore Orioles clinched the AL East last night, which is great news, because the Orioles are not the Red Sox or the Yankees. It is also great news because it gave Orioles all-star outfielder Adam Jones a chance to celebrate his team's division ti…
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  • Rays Gift Derek Jeter A Kayak, Fastball To The Hand; Benches Cl…

    Rays Gift Derek Jeter A Kayak, Fastball To The Hand; Benches Clear

    deadspin.com Sep 17 (yesterday)
    Derek Jeter received a lot of gifts today. Before the game, the Tampa Bay Rays gave him a $16,000 donation to his foundation, a Don Zimmer jersey, and a pinstriped kayak. And in the eighth inning, Steven Geltz gave him a fastball to the elbow hand. You …
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  • Video - Orioles Fly By Blue Jays 00:32

    Orioles Fly By Blue Jays

    Sep 17
    Steve Pearce hit two home runs in the Orioles' 6-1 win over the Blue Jays.
  • Video - Pirates Crush Red Sox 00:27

    Pirates Crush Red Sox

    Sep 17
    Ike Davis had three RBIs in the Pirates' 9-1 win over the Red Sox.
  • Video - Adam Jones Pies Fans 00:13

    Adam Jones Pies Fans

    Sep 17
    Orioles center fielder Adam Jones celebrates with fans after the O's defeated the Blue Jays 8-2 and clinched their first AL East title since 1997.
  • Video - Orioles Win, Clinch AL East Title 01:05

    Orioles Win, Clinch AL East Title

    Sep 16
    The Orioles beat the Blue Jays 8-2 to clinch their first AL East title since 1997.

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