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Sacramento Bee 8 hours ago
Watch: Benches clear when Giants’ Strickland beans Nationals’ Harper

Watch: Benches clear when Giants’ Strickland beans Nationals’ Harper

One pitch set off a benches-clearing scrum on Monday at AT&T Park. With two outs in the top of the eighth inning, Washington Nationals All-Star outfielder Bryce Harper came up …
CSN Bay Area 13 hours ago

Giants lineup: Arroyo returns for series opener vs Nationals

Bruce Bochy and Dusty Baker issued their lineups for today's series opener at AT&T Park:Nationals (30-19)1. Trea Turner (R) SS2. Jayson Werth (R) LF3. Bryce
Federal Baseball 13 hours ago

Washington Nationals’ lineup for series opener with Giants in San Francisco’s AT&T Park

Dusty Baker is back on the bench this afternoon as the Nationals open up a three-game set with the Giants in AT&T Park. Washington’s Nationals didn’t get the start they were looking for out of Joe Ross on Sunday, but the bullpen came up big with two scoreless each from Justin Turner and Blake Treinen...
Larry Brown Sports 8 hours ago

Bryce Harper charges mound after being hit by pitch (Video)

Tempers flared during the eighth inning of Monday’s game between the Giants and Nationals after Bryce Harper was hit by a pitch. In the top half of the inning, Harper came to the plate with two outs and no one on base. The first pitch from Strickland hit Harper in the right hip. An irate...Read More
River Ave. Blues 11 hours ago

Memorial Day Open Thread

Here’s an open thread for the rest of Memorial Day, our most solemn holiday. The best way to honor the men and women who gave their lives so idiots like me can complain about baseball online is to help those still here. The Mets are playing and ESPN has the Nationals and Giants, both right […] The...
CSN Bay Area 6 hours ago
After fight on mound, Hunter Strickland denies intentionally throwing at Bryce Harper

After fight on mound, Hunter Strickland denies intentionally throwing at Bryce Harper

SAN FRANCISCO Theres a certain rhythm to a baseball brawl. A player gets drilled and inches toward the mound, often at the invitation of the man who threw the pitch. The catcher rushes to get in the way as both benches and bullpens clear. Within five seconds, most baseball fights turn into a hold me back tournament.Mondays showdown between Hunter Strickland and Bryce Harper was not your normal baseball fight, in part because it was a long time coming.
Milwaukee Journal Sentinel 1 hour ago

Bryce Harper, Giants brawl after Hunter Strickland drills him with pitch

An old feud boiled over when Bryce Harper incited a brawl with reliever Hunter Strickland.        
Washington Times 7 hours ago

Bryce Harper, Hunter Strickland trade punches as Nationals beat Giants

SAN FRANCISCO — An enraged Bryce Harper charged the mound, fired his helmet and traded punches to the head with San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland after getting hit by a fastball, setting off a wild brawl Monday during the Washington Nationals' 3-0 win over the Giants. Drilled in the right hip ...
Chicago Tribune 7 hours ago

Giants, Nationals brawl after Bryce Harper is hit by pitch

Nationals slugger Bryce Harper and San Francisco reliever Hunter Strickland both landed punches to the head during a wild brawl that erupted Monday after a hit by pitch. Harper was hit in the right hip by Strickland's 98 mph in the eighth inning with Washington ahead 2-0. Harper pointed the bat...
Chicago Tribune 9 hours ago
Red Sox not fretting over dealing potential stars to White Sox for Chris Sale

Red Sox not fretting over dealing potential stars to White Sox for Chris Sale

Boston still hasn't gotten over the Red Sox selling Babe Ruth to the Yankees 98 years ago, so imagine the uproar if Yoan Moncada and Michael Kopech become superstars on the South Side after Chris Sale leaves for free agency. Red Sox President Dave Dombrowski doesn't have to worry about that possibility...
Chicago Tribune 14 hours ago

Former White Sox pitcher Chris Sale on his return to Chicago

Former White Sox pitcher Chris Sale discusses his return to Chicago with the Red Sox on Monday, May 29, 2017. (Colleen Kane/Chicago Tribune)
Chicago Tribune 13 hours ago

'No hard feelings' as former White Sox ace Chris Sale returns to the South Side

Chris Sale knows it will be hard not to crack a few smiles when he takes the mound at Guaranteed Rate Field on Tuesday night against some of his former White Sox teammates. That doesn’t mean the Red Sox left-hander is going to take it easy on them. “I'm still going to compete, that's for sure,”...
CSN Chicago 12 hours ago

Chris Sale has 'no hard feelings' as he returns to face White Sox

Despite a rocky 2016, Chris Sale is appreciative of the relationships he made in the White Sox organization and how the club advanced his career. 
Washington Times 5 hours ago
Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Jays rout Reds 17-2

Tulowitzki hits grand slam, Jays rout Reds 17-2

TORONTO (AP) - Troy Tulowitzki hit his fourth career grand slam, Marcus Stroman won his fifth straight decision to help the Toronto Blue Jays rout the Cincinnati Reds 17-2 on Monday night. Justin Smoak hit a three-run homer and Russell Martin added a two-run shot for the Blue Jays, who ...
Toronto Star 4 hours ago

Blue Jays decimate Reds after piling up third-most hits in team history

Led by a Troy Tulowitzki grand slam, the Jays racked up 23 hits in a 17-2 win.
Washington Times 7 hours ago
Renfroe's grand slam lifts Padres over slumping Cubs 5-2

Renfroe's grand slam lifts Padres over slumping Cubs 5-2

SAN DIEGO (AP) - Rookie Hunter Renfroe hit a grand slam off Kyle Hendricks and the San Diego Padres won 5-2 on Monday to hand the Chicago Cubs their fourth straight loss. The defending World Series champion Cubs have lost six straight road games. They were coming off a three-game ...
San Francisco Chronicle 12 hours ago
A’s outfielder Rajai Davis back in Cleveland for first time since World Series

A’s outfielder Rajai Davis back in Cleveland for first time since World Series

A’s outfielder Rajai Davis back in Cleveland for first time since World Series CLEVELAND - Rajai Davis drew a sizeable crowd of reporters for a pre-game interview session Monday at Progressive Field, his first game back in Cleveland since hitting one of the biggest homers in Indians’ history here last fall. How many times has Davis watched that two-run eighth-inning shot in Game 7? “I can’t even count,” he said with a smile. If I told you, I’d be embarrassed. The A’s outfielder likes to show the clip to his 1-year-old son, Jordan Michael. Davis will get his AL championship...
Washington Times 11 hours ago
Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start

Mets say Matz, Lugo will each make another rehab start

NEW YORK (AP) - Steven Matz and Seth Lugo are each scheduled to make one more rehab start in the minors before joining the New York Mets' rotation. In another injury update, general manager Sandy Alderson says Monday the team hopes slugger Yoenis Cespedes will be ready to come off ...
Ellsbury waiting to resume baseball activities after concussion

Ellsbury waiting to resume baseball activities after concussion

Jacoby Ellsbury has yet to resume baseball activities after being placed on the 7-day concussion disabled list.
Red Reporter 5 hours ago
Reds crushed in Canada, lose to Blue Jays 17-2

Reds crushed in Canada, lose to Blue Jays 17-2

Not the finest of homecomings for Joey Votto. The Joe Nuxhall Memorial Honorary Star of the Game Adam Duvall has been on quite the “I’m actually still good at baseballing the baseball” tear of late. On Monday, he bashed his 14th homer of the 2017 season, and that came after he’d already driven in Billy Hamilton with a 1st inning 2-out single. Duvall finished 2 for 3 with a pair driven in and a run scored, and that’s the entirety of what y’all Cincinnati Reds fans will probably want to read about this one. Honorable Mentions are due to: the USD/CAD conversion rate, on the off...
WKYC 8 hours ago
Carrasco wins again; Indians hit 3...

Carrasco wins again; Indians hit 3...

CLEVELAND (AP) - Carlos Carrasco won his third straight decision, Edwin Encarnacion hit one of Cleveland's three solo home runs and the Indians defeated the Oakland Athletics 5-3 on Monday.         
San Francisco Chronicle 8 hours ago
Giants fall to Nationals after Strickland, Harper brawl

Giants fall to Nationals after Strickland, Harper brawl

The result was a ferocious fistfight between the two, benches emptying and the ejection of both players, a seemingly needless show of testosterone that roused a sellout crowd that otherwise was lulled by a typically anemic show by Giants hitters. With two outs in the eighth inning and nobody on, Strickland threw his first pitch into Harper's hip. Harper immediately pointed his bat at Strickland, dropped it and charged the mound in a confrontation that Strickland appeared to want. Former National Michael Morse and Jeff Samardzija, coming from different directions, both tried to get between...
Washington Times 5 hours ago
Volquez earns 1st win as Marlins beat Phillies 4-1

Volquez earns 1st win as Marlins beat Phillies 4-1

MIAMI (AP) - Edinson Volquez pitched six innings to earn his first win of the year after seven losses, and the Miami Marlins forged their first two-game winning streak since April 23 by beating the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Monday night. Volquez (1-7), who leads the majors in defeats, allowed ...
Orioles center fielder Adam Jones scratched from Monday lineup after testing hip, ankle

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones scratched from Monday lineup after testing hip, ankle

Orioles center fielder Adam Jones will sit out a third straight game as he deals with a lingering hip issue and an ankle injury that kept him out of two games this weekend in Houston. Jones was included in an initial lineup the team posted, but manager Buck Showalter said he was one of several...
Jays Journal 15 hours ago
Blue Jays: Happ joins team, may start on Tuesday

Blue Jays: Happ joins team, may start on Tuesday

The Blue Jays were pleased to see a familiar face in the dugout on Sunday when J.A. Happ walked into the room. He threw a side session on Sunday and looks to be the likely starter for Tuesday night. The Blue Jays have dealt with their fair share of injuries this year, but they’re slowly but […] Blue Jays: Happ joins team, may start on Tuesday - Jays Journal - Jays Journal - A Toronto Blue Jays Fan Site - News, Blogs, Opinion and More
Washington Times 8 hours ago

Rangers 3B Adrian Beltre comes off DL for season debut

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) - Texas Rangers third baseman Adrian Beltre is finally set to start his 20th major league season. Beltre was activated from disabled list and in the lineup for Monday night's game against Tampa Bay. He has missed the whole season so far because of a right calf ...

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Washington Times 58 mins ago

Monday's Sports in Brief

TIGER WOODS Tiger Woods attributed an "unexpected reaction" to prescription medicine for his arrest on a DUI charge that landed him in a Florida jail for nearly four hours. Woods, the 14-time major champion who had back surgery five weeks ago, was arrested on suspicion of DUI at about 3 ...
Gary Shelton Sports 1 hour ago

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Tuesday, 2 a.m. This time, the Tampa Bay Rays seemed to have no business winning. The previous day, they had played a grueling 15-inning game, then the team flew to Texas. Their pitching staff was running on fumes, with the previous night's close starting. And the Rangers jumped to a quick 4-1 lead. And then […]
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Orange County Register 1 hour ago
Manuel Noriega, ex-Panamanian dictator, dies at 83

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Northwest Herald 1 hour ago

McHenry County Division of Transportation program moving forward

WOODSTOCK – The McHenry County Division of Transportation’s latest multi-year transportation program, which includes a proposed $52.75 million for widening Randall Road from Harnish Drive to Acorn Lane, is up for a final review before County Board approval. The board’s Transportation Committee is expected to recommend approval of the plan next Wednesday. The plan, which is required by state law to help county transportation departments plan and prioritize projects, is updated yearly. This latest version includes $248.9 million in...

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