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Red Sox working to get Yawkey Way renamed

The Red Sox became the last MLB team to integrate in 1959 under the administration of late owner Tom Yawkey. “John speaks for the club,” said Werner from a charity event where Hall of Famer…


Marlins president David Samson won’t return

A written agreement was reached on Aug. 11 for Sherman and Jeter’s group to purchase the Marlins from Jeffrey Loria for $1.2 billion. MLB officials have been reviewing the transaction over the past couple of…


D-backs’ Robbie Ray sharp in first rehab start

Thursday marked the second time Ray faced live hitters in his recovery. He threw four innings and 50 pitches against D-backs outfielder Yasmany Tomas, who is on the 60-day disabled list, and Minor Leaguers in…


White Sox Michael Kopech starts for Birmingham

Kingery pushed his hitting streak to 15 games on Thursday, going 2-for-5 with two runs scored and an RBI out of the leadoff spot in Triple-A Lehigh Valley’s win over Norfolk. The 23-year-old second baseman,…


Yankees sweep Mets in Subway Series

“I was ahead in the count almost all the time,” said Severino, who is 5-1 with a 2.28 ERA in seven starts since the All-Star break. “I tried to do that. I think the last…


Cardinals rally then rout Pirates late

“We really have kind of been focusing on grinding out at-bats — seeing pitches, putting good swings on balls and really taking our walks,” said Tommy Pham, who mashed an impressive home run in the…


Giants’ Parker gets winning hit vs. Phillies

“You get guys on base, that’s a good sign,” Giants manager Bruce Bochy said. Pence’s RBI single PHI@SF: Pence opens scoring with single to center Hunter Pence opens the scoring with a soft line drive…


Nomar Mazara has five RBIs for Rangers

“Just swinging the bat,” said Mazara, who has 25 RBIs in his last 19 games. “You just go out there and try to do so much, when you put the ball in play like that,…


Ryan Zimmerman lifts Nationals over Padres

Jackson, who spent the second half of the 2016 season with the Padres, pitched seven strong innings, scattering eight hits and allowing only one run. San Diego’s only damage against Jackson came in the third,…


What to watch for today in MLB

Friday’s jam-packed slate features several games with postseason implications and premier pitching matchups. The Red Sox and Yankees begin the fifth installment of their annual rivalry, while Corey Kluber and the Indians visit the division-rival…