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Yanks’ Sanchez fastest to 100 HRs in AL history

LOS ANGELES -- A New York Yankees offense that was held in check in Oakland erupted against the least likely opponent Friday night.The unit overpowered the Los Angeles Dodgers 10-2, aided by three home runs off the best starting...

Marlins’ Anderson (finger) likely out for season

Miami Marlins outfielder Brian Anderson suffered a broken finger on his left hand in Friday night's 19-11 victory over the visiting Philadelphia Phillies and likely will miss the rest of the season.Anderson, 26, was injured when he was hit...

Mets strike out 26 in 14 innings to tie MLB record

The New York Mets tied a major league record with 26 strikeouts in Friday night's 2-1 home loss to the Atlanta Braves in 14 innings. Seven members of New York's bullpen combined to match the effort of ace Jacob...

Phils place Harper on paternity leave, add Franco

MIAMI -- The Philadelphia Phillies have placed slugger Bryce Harper on paternity leave.The Phillies also recalled third baseman Maikel Franco from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday.Adam Haseley started in right field for Harper in Philadelphia's 19-11 loss at Miami.Harper,...

Paire, Hurkacz reach Winston-Salem Open final

WINSTON-SALEM, N.C. -- Top-seeded Benoit Paire and third-seeded Hubert Hurkacz advanced to the Winston-Salem Open final Friday night.Paire rallied to beat Steve Johnson 1-6, 6-0, 6-0 before Hurkacz upset Denis Shapovalov 6-3, 6-4.Paire, a Frenchman ranked 30th in the...

Sumit Nagal qualifies for US Open, draws Federer in R1

India's Sumit Nagal came from a set down to beat Brazil's Joao Menezes 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in the third round of qualifying on Friday to make it to the main draw of the US Open. His first-round opponent in...

Phils place Harper on paternity leave, recall Franco

MIAMI -- The Philadelphia Phillies have placed slugger Bryce Harper on paternity leave.The Phillies also recalled third baseman Maikel Franco from Triple-A Lehigh Valley on Friday.Adam Haseley started in right field for Harper in Philadelphia's 19-11 loss at Miami.Harper,...

Sumit Nagal qualifies for US Open, to meet Federer in R1

India's Sumit Nagal came from a set down to beat Brazil's Joao Menezes 5-7, 6-4, 6-3 in the third round of qualifying on Friday to make it to the main draw of the US Open. His first-round opponent in...

From emoji nicknames to emotional tributes: The best of MLB Players Weekend

It's Players Weekend across baseball, which means it is time for MLB stars to show off their style with creative nicknames on the backs of their jerseys, custom kicks on their feet when they take the diamond and one-of-a-kind...

Mets C Nido exits after being hit in helmet by bat

New York Mets catcher Tomas Nido left Friday night's game against the Atlanta Braves after being struck in the head by Josh Donaldson's bat after the slugger followed through during an at-bat in the sixth inning.Donaldson chased a high...