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Reds mourn passing of scout Gene Bennett

CHICAGO — Gene Bennett, a longtime Reds scout who was beloved throughout baseball, passed away on Wednesday in his hometown of Portsmouth, Ohio, at the age of 89. Bennett first joined the organization as a…


Yasiel Puig finishes Dodgers’ walk-off win

“We were down by two,” said Kik√© Hernandez. “But two runs is not enough for us. I don’t think there’s a big enough lead right now to be like, ‘All right, the Dodgers are out…


Red Sox walk-off wins proving key in East race

The Red Sox and Yankees, who haven’t finished 1-2 in the American League East since 2009, are back at the top of the division standings — Boston first, New York second and in the first…


Reds’ Joey Votto producing career numbers

The Cubs held Votto to a first-inning single on Wednesday night, ending his streak of reaching base at least twice in a game at 20, one short of the record Williams set in 1948. But…


Blue Jays’ Marcus Stroman strikes out 7 Rays

“I want to be that guy to go 200, 220, 230 [innings] every single year,” said Stroman, who finished Wednesday’s game tied for third in the Majors with 159 1/3 innings. “I want to be…


Ricky Nolasco has strong outing before cramps

But Nolasco settled in from there, not allowing another run, and the Angels rallied for a 3-2 win. Before exiting due to cramps in both calves with two outs in the sixth inning, Nolasco permitted…


Hal Steinbrenner reiterates Yankees’ mindset

In a 2017 season in which expectations rose considerably after a strong start — especially after being active leading up to the non-waiver Trade Deadline — Steinbrenner’s words echo a little louder. The Yankees were…


Mariners outlast Orioles after thrilling 9th

“That defensive play was really the story of the game,” said Mariners manager Scott Servais. “If that ball falls in, we’re in all kinds of trouble.” Martin’s sliding catch BAL@SEA: Martin makes a tough sliding…


Jered Weaver retires after 12 MLB seasons

“I’ve decided to step away from baseball,” Weaver said in a statement released on Twitter. “While I’ve been working hard to get back on the mound, my body just will not allow me to compete…


Angels beat Nationals behind Calhoun, Nolasco

“Every five days I’m going to go out there and give the team everything I have,” Nolasco said. “That’s what happened today. We scored just enough. Kole with a huge, big hit there to put…