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May 20, 2019 - 2:35 pm
( WEEI.com ) -- Michael Chavis hit a 420-foot home run over the Green Monster in the fifth inning of the Red Sox' win over the Astros on Sunday and he gave some credit for the blast to the PA announcer. A five-year-old named Jaxon was the guest PA announcer for Chavis as he stepped to the plate and...
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May 20, 2019 - 10:45 am
The Mets were swept over the weekend by the lowly Miami Marlins, have lost five straight games and managed just three hits in their last two outings. Is it time for some changes in Flushing? Manager Mickey Callaway's seat is now searing, although his job is reportedly safe for now. And while Boomer...
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Hunter Pence, Noah Syndergaard, Tony Sipp
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May 17, 2019 - 11:29 am
"Game of Thrones" episodes continue to break the series' own viewership records, which means as many as 18 million people could be tuning in on Sunday for the finale of the show. Now, MLB stars have weighed in with their predictions for how the remaining nobles of Westeros will fare, considering...
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May 17, 2019 - 9:49 am
Position player Chris Owings pitched the final 1 2/3 innings in a 16-1 Texas win over the Royals. The Rangers bashed five home runs and the Royals lost a "rubber" game of a series for the 13th consecutive time. On to Anaheim for KC. Shane examines position players pitching through the years.
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May 16, 2019 - 8:52 pm
Rougned Odor and the rest of the Texas Rangers had been using the Kansas City Royals' beleaguered pitching staff for batting practice most of the sun-splashed afternoon. Then the Rangers used their backup second baseman for it, too. One of Odor's two homers came off Chris Owings, who was summoned...
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Ben Zobrist of the Chicago Cubs with his wife, Julianna, after being awarded the World Series MVP trophy in 2016.
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May 16, 2019 - 11:27 am
( 670 The Score ) Chicago Cubs infielder/outfielder Ben Zobrist's leave of absence from the team comes as he's going through divoce proceedings, according to reports citing court records. Zobrist filed for divorce from his wife, Julianna, in Williamson County in Tennessee. The couple owns a home...
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Jesse Johnson-USA TODAY Sports
Sports Daily
May 16, 2019 - 10:51 am
With a start for Toronto, Edwin Jackson has become the ultimate journeyman in professional sports. Octavio Dotel (13), Mike Morgan, Matt Stairs and Ron Villone (12) all bounced around in legendary fashion. Sixteen others played for 11 different teams over the years.
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May 15, 2019 - 11:13 pm
Ronald Guzman and Willie Calhoun each hit a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers cruised to a 6-1 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Wednesday night. Shin-Soo Choo added a solo shot in the ninth inning and Nomar Mazara matched a career high with four hits as the Rangers snapped a five-game skid...
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May 15, 2019 - 10:39 am
Nicky Lopez got a hit in his first MLB game, part of the Royals 11-5 win over Texas. Besides Lopez' first-ever big league hit, Whit Merrifield collected his 500th. Can Lopez possibly live up to the hype? Shane compares his call-up to a backup quarterback entering a football game.
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May 14, 2019 - 11:04 pm
Hunter Dozier drove in three runs, top prospect Nicky Lopez had an RBI single in his big league debut, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night. Alex Gordon and Jorge Soler also drove in two runs apiece for the Royals, who scored nine times in the first two innings...
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