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Scott Kingery’s sac fly lifts Phillies over Reds 4-3 in 12th

PHILADELPHIA (AP) First homer. First grand slam. First walk-off. Scott Kingery had quite a series. Kingery hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 12th, two innings after Odubel Herrera robbed the Reds of a home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Pedro Florimon reached second against Austin Brice (0-1) to ...

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Scott Kingery’s sac fly lifts Phillies over Reds 4-3 in 12th

PHILADELPHIA — Scott Kingery hit a game-ending sacrifice fly in the 12th, two innings after Odubel Herrera robbed the Reds of a home run, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat Cincinnati 4-3 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Herrera took away a two-run shot from Scooter Gennett in the 10th with a leaping catch in front of the center ...

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2 for 22: McCutchen walks off SF again, this time vs D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) Andrew McCutchen is making quite the first impression on his new team and fans. McCutchen hit a bases-loaded single for his second walk-off of his first homestand at AT&T Park, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Tuesday night. He lined the first pitch he got from Jorge De La Rosa (0-1) for ...

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Goldy clubs tying HR in 9th but Giants walk off D-backs

SAN FRANCISCO — Andrew McCutchen hit a bases-loaded single for his second walk-off of this homestand, lifting the San Francisco Giants over the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-4 on Tuesday night. McCutchen lined the first pitch he got from Jorge De La Rosa (0-1) for a clean single into left-center, his 10th career game-ending hit. His previous walk-off was just last Saturday, ...

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LEADING OFF: Ohtani back at DH, Chisox try again at home

A look at what’s happening all around the majors today: BACK IN THE BOX Shohei Ohtani is expected back in the starting lineup for the first time since taking a perfect game into the seventh inning against Oakland on Sunday. The two-way Japanese star has homered in his last three games as a designated hitter for the Angels, the spot ...

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Padres introduce Coach of the Week program presented by FSSD

SAN DIEGO – The San Diego Padres today announced the launch of the newly created Padres Coach of the Week program presented by FOX Sports San Diego for the 2018 season. The 10-week program will recognize one local high school baseball or softball coach each week for making a positive impact in the lives of their players on and off ...

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Nova pitches hot Pirates past Cubs 8-5 in Wrigley opener

CHICAGO (AP) The Pittsburgh Pirates enjoyed opening day very much this year. All three of them. Ivan Nova pitched seven solid innings, Francisco Cervelli hit a three-run homer and Pittsburgh ruined the Chicago Cubs‘ home opener with an 8-5 victory on Tuesday. It was the third opening day for the Pirates, who also beat Detroit in the Tigers’ home opener ...

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Molina, Lovullo suspended one game each for confrontation Sunday

NEW YORK — St. Louis Cardinals catcher Yadier Molina and Arizona Diamondbacks manager Torey Lovullo both have been suspended one game for their dustup over the weekend. Major League Baseball announced the penalties Tuesday. Molina, who bumped plate umpire Tim Timmons during the bench-clearing dispute, has appealed and can continue to play until the process is complete. The Cardinals host Milwaukee on ...

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