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Angels sweep Sox into the night

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 4:34 am

Boston — Leaving runners on base wasn't as much of a problem as getting them there for the Boston Red Sox as their losing skid hit five in a 2-0 loss to the Los Angeles Angels.

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Yankees have found an ace in McCarthy

 August 22, 2014; Updated: 4:56 am

New York — Once again, Brandon McCarthy did a pretty nifty imitation of Masahiro Tanaka.

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Say it ain't 'Stro: Yankees continue to struggle ... against Houston

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 12:33 am

New York — No matter how well Michael Pineda or anyone else in pinstripes pitches, the New York Yankees aren’t going anywhere if they don’t start hitting.

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Buchholz hurt by one inning, Angels top Red Sox 8-3

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 4:39 am

Boston — Through four innings, Clay Buchholz was in charge. Then he was in trouble.

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Wheeler wins again, Mets end three-game skid

 August 21, 2014; Updated: 4:38 am

Oakland — The New York Mets still consider themselves a contender in the NL East chase even with a daunting deficit to make up over the final month.

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Robertson gives up homer in the ninth, Yankees lose to Astros

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 2:27 am

New York — David Robertson picked a bad time to have his worst outing in a long while.

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Red Sox also have their problems at closing time

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 2:27 am

Boston — Boston's rookie starter was solid. The star closer wasn't.

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Gee loses fifth straight in A's 6-2 win over Mets

 August 20, 2014; Updated: 2:26 am

Oakland — Dillon Gee is frustrated, so is manager Terry Collins. And the New York Mets just keep losing.

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Angels get jump on Sox

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 2:59 am

Boston — The Red Sox outhit the Los Angeles Angels, just not when it mattered most.

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Mets go quietly again

 August 19, 2014; Updated: 11:55 pm

New York - Carlos Torres excelled in a spot start on no rest. The Mets' bats, well, they appear to have taken the week off.Torres threw five shoutout innings in place of Bartolo Colon, but New York extended a streak of getting four...

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Rested Kuroda lifts Yankees

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

St. Petersburg, Fla. - Hiroki Kuroda got a couple extra days between starts and it looked as if it paid off.Kuroda pitched neatly into the seventh inning, Brett Gardner drove in two runs and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay...

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Astros roll by Red Sox

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Boston - Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts could only hope that no one noticed.Jose Altuve hit his first grand slam after Bogaerts made a mental gaffe on a play that would have ended an inning Sunday, carrying the Houston Astros to...

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Mets fall short against Cubs

 August 18, 2014; Updated: 11:44 pm

New York - Rafael Montero avoided the long ball that had plagued him so much. Jenrry Mejia, however, couldn't keep the Cubs in the ballpark.

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Yanks snap losing streak

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 1:51 am

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Derek Jeter almost felt as if he were playing in the Bronx after getting a key late hit.

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Papi comes up big for Red Sox

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 1:50 am

Boston — David Ortiz's career with the Boston Red Sox has moved into elite territory.

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Flores lead Mets to win

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 1:48 am

New York — Wilmer Flores sure looked like a major league shortstop Saturday night, in every way possible.

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Baseball roundup

 August 17, 2014; Updated: 1:45 am

American LeagueIndians 6, Orioles 0

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Yankees lose fifth straight

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 4:27 am

St. Petersburg, Fla. — Brandon McCarthy gave up two runs in the first inning Friday night and these days, that's a lot for the New York Yankees to overcome.

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Campbell comes through for Mets

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 4:26 am

New York — When Zack Wheeler put the first two batters on in the second inning, he dialed it up with three strikeouts. When he saw how his pitch count was a bit high, he threw more to contact.

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Red Sox miss tag, lose to Astros 5-3 in 10 innings

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 4:14 am

Boston — The Boston Red Sox lost two leads, two challenges and eventually the game.

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Baseball roundup

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 4:08 am

American LeagueIndians 2, Orioles 1 (11)

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What will Manfred's legacy be as baseball's next commissioner?

 August 16, 2014; Updated: 12:08 am

Baltimore - Kenesaw Mountain Landis is remembered for throwing out the Black Sox, Ford Frick for an asterisk, and Bowie Kuhn for squabbles with players and owners.

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It's election day: Manfred to succeed Selig as baseball’s commissioner

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 11:42 pm

Baltimore - Rob Manfred was elected baseball's 10th commissioner Thursday, winning a three-man race to succeed Bud Selig and given a mandate by the tradition-bound sport to recapture young fans and speed play in an era that has seen...

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Biggest inning of the season lifts Red Sox

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 4:30 am

Boston — In just a few minutes, Boston's hitters turned a slow offensive night into an easy victory.

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Nats beat Mets for 11th straight win in Queens

 August 15, 2014; Updated: 4:30 am

New York — To David Wright, there's nothing mysterious about the manner in which the Washington Nationals dominated the Mets this week.

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