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Yankees Keep Winning Games and Losing Players

If Gregorius does end up on the disabled list, Boone said, then Gleyber Torres, who was a shortstop in the Chicago Cubs’ organization before being shifted to second base by the Yankees, would slide back into his old position, and either Torreyes or Neil Walker would play second. But the …

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Five Minor Leaguers Who Could Make a Splash in September

Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is hardly the only top prospect ready to deliver on his minor-league promise should he get a call-up when big-league rosters expand. Vladimir Guerrero Jr., playing for the Class AAA Buffalo Bisons, signed autographs for fans in July.CreditNathan Denette/The Canadian Press, via Associated Press It has been …

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Yankees Party Like It’s 1998, at Least for a Day

Mariano Rivera was explaining how the 1998 Yankees looked out for one another when Jorge Posada, the former catcher, walked by. “Hey, Mo, you need me to translate for you?” Posada joked. Case in point. The mood was understandably light at Yankee Stadium on Saturday afternoon with most members of …

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When the Bullpen Is a Relief for the Opponent

Olson grounded into a double play, but he later doubled and the A’s won the game, 3-2. Canha understood the move and ended up laughing and joking with teammates on the bench. Canha’s response called to mind a very different reaction years ago, when Manager Sparky Anderson pinch-hit for a …

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Mets Are Just What the Struggling Orioles Needed

BALTIMORE — Chris Davis, Adam Jones and Tim Beckham each homered to back a strong performance by starter Andrew Cashner, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Mets, 6-3, on Tuesday night to stop a five-game skid. Baltimore won both games against the Mets at Citi Field in June and can …

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