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LEADING OFF: Stanton powers into NY, Red Sox host Yankees

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 07:00:17 GMT2017-08-18T07:00:17Z

A look at what's happening all around the majors today:...

Nationals owner Mark Lerner had cancer, leg amputated

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:44:24 GMT2017-08-18T06:44:24Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Washington Nationals owner Mark Lerner said Thursday night in a letter to a Washington Post columnist that he had cancer and had his left leg amputated....

Zimmerman's homer lifts Nationals to 2-1 win vs Padres

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 06:22:26 GMT2017-08-18T06:22:26Z

SAN DIEGO (AP) -- With 33-year-old Edwin Jackson mostly frustrating the San Diego Padres for seven innings, Ryan Zimmerman and the rest of the Washington Nationals figured out a way to win on just four hits....

Mazara homers, drives in 5 as Rangers top White Sox 9-8

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 04:14:34 GMT2017-08-18T04:14:34Z

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) -- Nomar Mazara drove in five runs, including a tiebreaking three-run homer in the fifth inning, and the Texas Rangers held on to beat the Chicago White Sox 9-8 on Thursday night....

Sanchez powers Yankees past Mets 7-5 for Subway Series sweep

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:58:55 GMT2017-08-18T03:58:55Z

NEW YORK (AP) -- This year's Subway Series was a one-way ride....

Kepler's homer sparks Twins in DH split with Indians

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 03:55:18 GMT2017-08-18T03:55:18Z

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) -- Aaron Slegers calmly took the mound for Minnesota in his major league debut and helped the Twins beat Cleveland at home for the first time all season....

Smoak hits tiebreaking homer in 8th, Jays beat Rays 5-3

Fri, 18 Aug 2017 00:36:03 GMT2017-08-18T00:36:03Z

TORONTO (AP) -- A sustained power surge from Josh Donaldson has put the Toronto Blue Jays back in the AL playoff picture....

Ervin, Votto lead Reds past Cubs despite Chicago's 6 homers

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 23:48:54 GMT2017-08-17T23:48:54Z

CHICAGO (AP) -- Phillip Ervin may be a late-bloomer, but the Cincinnati outfielder has arrived in the majors with bang....

Corbin goes 8 2/3 innings, Diamondbacks beat Astros 4-0

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 22:26:17 GMT2017-08-17T22:26:17Z

HOUSTON (AP) -- Patrick Corbin was kicking himself for one small mistake that led to his exit....

Mike Trout and the Angels are on a roll and in contention

Thu, 17 Aug 2017 15:49:56 GMT2017-08-17T15:49:56Z

WASHINGTON (AP) -- Mike Trout glanced around the clubhouse like he didn't want to leave anyone out....