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This is a 2017 photo of Dovydas Neverauskas of the Pittsburgh Pirates. This image represents the the Pirates active roster in Bradenton, Fla. The Pirates called up Neverauskas from Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday, April 24, 2017 giving the reliever the chance to become the second Lithuanian-born player to appear in a major league game (AP Photo/Matt Rourke)
April 25, 2017 - 12:05 am
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Dovydas Neverauskas' long journey from Lithuania to the major leagues finally ended on Monday night when the relief pitcher made his debut for the Pittsburgh Pirates. Neverauskas was called up from Triple-A Indianapolis on Monday after Pittsburgh put utility player Adam Frazier on...
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April 24, 2017 - 8:26 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner had nearly finished a ride of more than two hours in the mountains outside Denver when his rented dirt bike slipped on the trail and took the pitcher to the ground. The 2014 World Series MVP bruise ribs and a sprained AC joint in his pitching shoulder in the...
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April 24, 2017 - 3:31 am
YANKEES-PIRATES Nova beats former team, pitches Pirates over Yankees 2-1. PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pittsburgh's Ivan Nova gained a measure of revenge over his old team, limiting the New York Yankees to just four hits over seven innings as the Pirates held on for a 2-1 victory on Sunday. Nova (2-2) struck...
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April 24, 2017 - 3:31 am
LUXURY TAX APNewsBreak: Dodgers, Yankees cut projected luxury tax bills NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. The...
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Baltimore Orioles Manny Machado looks to the mound after a pitch was thrown near his head by Boston Red Sox pitcher Matt Barnes during the eighth inning of a baseball game, Sunday, April 23, 2017, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Gail Burton)
April 24, 2017 - 2:19 am
A look at what's happening all around the majors today: ___ PAY THE PRICE Major League Baseball figures to be busy, sorting out possible penalties after the ill will at Camden Yards and Target Field over the weekend. On Sunday, Red Sox reliever Matt Barnes was ejected after throwing a fastball...
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FILE- In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills, just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. "What the market produces is what the market's going to produce," Manfred said. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
April 24, 2017 - 2:17 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. The Dodgers are on track to slice their tax bill by about a quarter this...
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FILE- In this Feb. 21, 2017, file photo, Major League Baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred answers questions at a news conference in Phoenix. The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills, just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. "What the market produces is what the market's going to produce," Manfred said. (AP Photo/Morry Gash, File)
April 24, 2017 - 2:05 am
NEW YORK (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Yankees are cutting payroll and their luxury tax bills — just as Bryce Harper, Manny Machado and perhaps Clayton Kershaw near the free-agent market after the 2018 season. The Dodgers are on track to slice their tax bill by about a quarter this...
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Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy reacts after hitting a grand slam during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, April 23, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 24, 2017 - 2:04 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As usual, Daniel Murphy was diplomatic about all the damage he's done to the New York Mets since they let him leave as a free agent. Max Scherzer knows that's just a mirage. "He wants to beat their brains in. He won't say anything, and he won't say anything to us — it's not like he'...
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Washington Nationals starting pitcher Stephen Strasburg works against the Atlanta Braves during the first inning of a baseball game Thursday, April 20, 2017, in Atlanta. (AP Photo/John Bazemore)
April 24, 2017 - 12:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Stephen Strasburg will not take his regular turn in the Washington Nationals' rotation this week as he awaits the birth of his second child. The Nationals plan to put Strasburg on the paternity list Monday, when they open a four-game series in Colorado. Jacob Turner will be called...
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Washington Nationals' Daniel Murphy reacts after hitting a grand slam during the first inning of the baseball game against the New York Mets at Citi Field, Sunday, April 23, 2017, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
April 24, 2017 - 12:50 am
NEW YORK (AP) — As usual, Daniel Murphy was diplomatic about all the damage he's done to the New York Mets since they let him leave as a free agent. Max Scherzer knows that's just a mirage. "He wants to beat their brains in. He won't say anything, and he won't say anything to us — it's not like he'...
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