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Benintendi, Red Sox hold off Astros 8-6 for 3-1 ALCS lead

HOUSTON (AP) — Andrew Benintendi charged in hard and left his feet. Make the catch, Boston wins. If not … no telling. On this night, though, even a ball the Red Sox didn’t grab went their way. Benintendi made a diving play in left field with the bases loaded for the final out, and Boston held off the Houston Astros ...

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Cora guides Red Sox, inspires team back home in Puerto Rico

Alex Cora spent this season rewarding the support of Jackie Bradley Jr., David Price and the rest of the Boston Red Sox organization with a record-breaking year and a run deep into the playoffs. The rookie manager’s accomplishments go further than the baseball diamond, too. Having seen his homeland of Puerto Rico devastated by Hurricane Maria, Cora remains at the ...

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The Latest: MLB wraps up probe of incident involving Astros

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Latest on an MLB investigation of an Astros employee seen taking photos or video near Cleveland’s dugout (all times local): 7:30 p.m. Dave Dombrowski doesn’t believe a person associated with the Houston Astros was trying to steal signs when he was removed from a credentialed area near the Boston Red Sox dugout in the AL Championship ...

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Looking at the Padres prospects in the Arizona Fall League

As the eyes of the baseball world are (mostly) locked in to the American & National League championship series, the first week of the Arizona Fall League is in the books. At the plate, three Padres prospects hit a combined 12-for-41 (.293) in limited action, & their four pitchers combined for a 3.18 ERA (4 ER in 11.1 innings) for the ...

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Dodgers’ Machado fined by MLB for kicking Brewers 1B Aguilar

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Dodgers star Manny Machado has been fined by Major League Baseball for kicking Milwaukee first baseman Jesus Aguilar in the NL Championship Series. MLB fined Machado an undisclosed amount on Wednesday, a day after the baserunning incident caused the benches to clear at Dodger Stadium and prompted Brewers MVP candidate Christian Yelich to call Machado a ...

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AP source: Indians complain to MLB about Astros filming

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Houston Astros may be defending more than their World Series title. The champions are under scrutiny after Cleveland filed a complaint to Major League Baseball about a man associated with Houston attempting to film in the Indians’ dugout during Game 3 of the AL Division Series last week. During the Astros’ series-clinching win on Oct. 8 ...

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Brewers, Dodgers tied after 9 innings in NLCS Game 4

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers and Los Angeles Dodgers are tied 1-1 after 12 innings in Game 4 of the NL Championship Series. With the Brewers leading 2-1 in the best-of-seven series, the defending NL champion Dodgers went ahead when Brian Dozier singled home a run in the first inning off Gio Gonzalez. Milwaukee, seeking its first World ...

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