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Los Angeles Angels third baseman Yunel Escobar, left, and Texas Rangers third base coach Tony Beasley (27) watch as Rangers' Carlos Gomez, center, celebrates his triple off Angels starter Jesse Chavez during the fifth inning of a baseball game in Arlington, Texas, Saturday, April 29, 2017. (AP Photo/Tony Gutierrez)
April 30, 2017 - 12:06 am
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Needing a seventh-inning home run on Saturday night to complete his second career cycle, Carlos Gomez of the Texas Rangers was looking fastball all the way. He wasn't disappointed. Gomez sent Jose Valdez's first-pitch heater onto the hill beyond center field. That followed a...
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Washington Capitals goalie Braden Holtby (70) reaches for the puck against Pittsburgh Penguins right wing Bryan Rust (17) during the third period of Game 1 in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series, Thursday, April 27, 2017, in Washington. At front is Capitals defenseman John Carlson. The Penguins won 3-2. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 29, 2017 - 10:56 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Vezina Trophy winner Braden Holtby was yanked out of the Washington Capitals' net during Game 2 of their series against the Pittsburgh Penguins, replaced in goal by Philipp Grubauer to start the third period Saturday night. The Capitals began the final period trailing 3-1 after...
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Atlanta Braves' Matt Kemp reacts after hitting a two-RBI home run off Milwaukee Brewers' Jimmy Nelson during the fifth inning of a baseball game Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Tom Lynn)
April 29, 2017 - 10:40 pm
MILWAUKEE (AP) — Matt Kemp homered three times and drove in five runs, helping the surging Atlanta Braves pound the Milwaukee Brewers 11-3 on Saturday night. Atlanta collected a season-high 20 hits in its fourth straight victory. Dansby Swanson also homered, and Jaime Garcia (1-1) pitched six...
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Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton (2) lies on the field after he was injured on a play at first base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 29, 2017 - 10:11 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — Adam Eaton's first season as the Washington Nationals center fielder is over already. A person familiar with the situation said Saturday night that Eaton is done for the rest of the year after tearing a ligament in his left knee. The person confirmed Eaton's status to The...
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Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his game-winning goal with left wing Mike Hoffman (68) during the second overtime of Game 2 against the New York Rangers in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. The Senators won 6-5. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 29, 2017 - 9:57 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau might not have seen the goal that capped his 'legendary game' for the Ottawa Senators. Pageau scored a career-high four goals, including the winner 2:54 into the second overtime to lift the Senators to a 6-5 victory over the New York Rangers on Saturday,...
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Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Ivan Nova, right, and catcher Francisco Cervelli talk during the fifth inning of the team's baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Miami. (AP Photo/Wilfredo Lee)
April 29, 2017 - 9:51 pm
MIAMI (AP) — Ivan Nova pitched a three-hitter and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Miami Marlins 4-0 on Saturday night. John Jaso homered and drove in two runs, Jordy Mercer knocked in a run, and Gregory Polanco had two doubles for the Pirates, who have won three straight. Nova (3-2) struck out...
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Washington Nationals' Adam Eaton (2) lies on the field after he was injured on a play at first base during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Friday, April 28, 2017, in Washington. (AP Photo/Nick Wass)
April 29, 2017 - 9:38 pm
WASHINGTON (AP) — A person familiar with the situation says that Washington Nationals center fielder Adam Eaton will miss the rest of the season with a torn ligament in his left knee. The person confirmed Eaton's status to The Associated Press on condition of anonymity, because the Nationals had...
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April 29, 2017 - 9:27 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — For the record, Seattle Mariners newcomer Boog Powell made his major league debut Saturday. Just don't look for any stats to prove it. Promoted from Triple-A Tacoma shortly before the Mariners played Cleveland, Powell was announced as a pinch hitter for Mike Zunino in the seventh...
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April 29, 2017 - 8:54 pm
The New Jersey Devils bucked the NHL lottery odds, and lady luck wasn't with Las Vegas. New Jersey won the lottery, vaulting four teams including the last-place Colorado Avalanche and expansion Vegas Golden Knights for the right to the first pick in the draft. The Philadelphia Flyers and Dallas...
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Ottawa Senators center Jean-Gabriel Pageau (44) celebrates his game-winning goal with left wing Mike Hoffman (68) during the second overtime of Game 2 against the New York Rangers in an NHL hockey Stanley Cup second-round playoff series Saturday, April 29, 2017, in Ottawa, Ontario. The Senators won 6-5. (Adrian Wyld/The Canadian Press via AP)
April 29, 2017 - 7:56 pm
OTTAWA, Ontario (AP) — Jean-Gabriel Pageau got his fourth goal of the game in the second overtime after scoring twice late in regulation, lifting the Ottawa Senators over the New York Rangers 6-5 Saturday in Game 2 of the Eastern Conference semifinals. Ottawa leads the series 2-0 despite trailing...
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