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Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

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HOUSTON (AP) -- The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization."...

Talented sluggers could decide playoff races

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CHICAGO (AP) -- Two sluggers with lingering questions. A catcher returning from injury. A pitcher headed for a big payday, and baseball's most famous panda....

Indians-Royals game suspended in 10th inning

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KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) -- The race for the AL Central title got another wrinkle Sunday night when Cleveland's game at Kansas City was suspended in the 10th inning....

Eovaldi outpitched by Wood as Marlins lose 1-0

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ATLANTA (AP) -- Most of Nathan Eovaldi's pitches were working fine, except for one fastball to Evan Gattis....

Phillies stay stuck in last with 6-5 loss to Mets

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NEW YORK (AP) -- After stranding several runners at third, the Phillies stayed stuck in last place....

Brewers overpowered, swept by Giants

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- The Milwaukee Brewers have rarely been dominated the way they were this weekend in San Francisco. They have been atop the NL Central since early April....

Stults, Padres lose 7-1 to Dodgers

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SAN DIEGO (AP) -- The San Diego Padres are at least competitive heading into September, unlike earlier in the season when they were doomed by an atrocious offense....

Harper homers twice in Nationals' loss at Seattle

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SEATTLE (AP) -- Bryce Harper's progress from his hand injury helped ease the sting of the Washington Nationals' 5-3 loss to the Seattle Mariners on Sunday....

Rockies still can't solve Anderson in 6-2 loss

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PHOENIX (AP) -- The Colorado Rockies haven't figured out a way to solve Arizona Diamondbacks rookie right-hander Chase Anderson this season....

Giants power past Brewers 15-5 for 3-game sweep

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SAN FRANCISCO (AP) -- After an extended slump they would rather forget, the San Francisco Giants are gaining ground and back in the thick of the playoff chase as September begins....






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