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Mets rookie deGrom ties K mark; Marlins win 6-5

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in New York, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out his first eight batters to match a major league record before the Miami Marlins finally started making contact Monday night and rallied late for a 6-5 victory over the New York Mets.

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Mets’ deGrom ties MLB record with 8 Ks at start

New York Mets starting pitcher Jacob deGrom delivers in the first inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins in New York, Monday, Sept. 15, 2014. (AP Photo/Kathy Willens)

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets pitcher Jacob deGrom has tied a major league record by striking out his first eight batters.

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Slumping Jeter gets night off from starting lineup

New York Yankees shortstop Derek Jeter smiles as he answers a question during a news conference before a baseball game against the Tampa Bay Rays Monday, Sept. 15, 2014, in St. Petersburg, Fla. Jeter is playing in his last series against the Rays before retiring at the end of the season. (AP Photo/Chris O'Meara)

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Derek Jeter, in an 0-for-24 slump, was out of the New York Yankees’ starting lineup at Tampa Bay on Monday night.

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Exhibition looks at genius of carousel inventor

This  Sept. 8, 2014 photo provided by the Green-Wood Historic Fund shows a fire engine from an amusment park ride built by William Mangels in an exhibit of his creations at the the Green-Wood Cemetery, where he is buried, in the Brooklyn borough of New York. Mangels, who was passionate about amusement parks, built carousels, shooting ranges and other rides for Coney Island and other parks during the first quarter of the 20th century. (AP Photo/Green-Wood Historic Fund, Art Presson)

NEW YORK (AP) — Coney Island’s historic B&B Carousell is among several vintage attractions still thrilling visitors at the famous amusement park today.

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Yankees can’t hold lead 9th, fall to Orioles 3-2

New York Yankees' Brian McCann, center, rounds second base after hitting a solo home run in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles, Sunday, Sept. 14, 2014, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — It didn’t matter that David Robertson had already pitched two days in a row. The New York Yankees desperately needed to preserve a ninth-inning lead, and their closer insisted he was capable of doing the job.

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