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Astros sack manager Porter

The Houston Astros have fired team manager Bo Porter in mid‑season, general manager Jeff Luhnow announced on Monday. Porter was in just his second season with the Astros, who are 59-79 this year and...

Phillies pitchers combine to no-hit Braves

Starter Cole Hamels and his Philadelphia Phillies' bullpen tossed a combined no‑hitter with a 7-0 shutout of the Atlanta Braves on Monday. The...

Japan baseball game lasts 4 days and 50 innings

In a scenario more usually associated with its cousin, cricket, a baseball game in Japan dragged on for four days with two high school teams slogging it...

Nationals punish Hernandez, Mariners and win 8-3

The Washington Nationals hit four home runs off Seattle ace Felix Hernandez in an 8-3 win on Friday, moving clear top of the National League standings...

Yankees shut down Tanaka over sore right arm

Masahiro Tanaka is out indefinitely after suffering soreness in his right arm following a simulated game exercise, the New York Yankees announced Friday....

Petit sets pitching record in Giants' win

Yusmeiro Petit pitched six dominant innings, striking out nine batters en route to making history in the San Francisco Giants' 4-1 Major League...