Posts Tagged Professional baseball

Pearce slam, Hardy’s RBI lift Orioles past Mariners 5-4

Baltimore Orioles' Steve Pearce, right, greets teammates Jimmy Paredes, from left, Chris Davis and Delmon Young after batting them in on a grand slam home run in the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Patrick Semansky)

BALTIMORE (AP) — Six hours after the scheduled time of the first pitch, Baltimore Orioles manager Buck Showalter spoke with admiration about the way his players and the Seattle Mariners handled a tight game and a lengthy rain delay.

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Astros rally in 9th on Tucker HR, fall in 11th to Tigers

Houston Astros' Jonathan Villar is congratulated after scoring during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Detroit Tigers, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in Detroit. (AP Photo/Carlos Osorio)

DETROIT (AP) — Preston Tucker and the Houston Astros got to enjoy his first career home run for a short time, anyway.

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Dodgers suspend infielder Arruebarrena for rest of season

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Infielder Erisbel Arruebarrena has been suspended by the Los Angeles Dodgers for the remainder of the season.

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Rays LHP Smyly to rehab injured shoulder, not have surgery

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Drew Smyly will try and rehab a torn labrum in his throwing shoulder and not have season-ending surgery.

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Manfred understands why Brewers, Marlins skipped interviews

Baseball commissioner Rob Manfred is viewed through a glass wall panel, engraved with baseball statistics, during a press conference after his first owners' meeting as baseball commissioner, Thursday, May 21, 2015, in New York. (AP Photo/Bebeto Matthews)

NEW YORK (AP) — New baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said he understands why the Milwaukee Brewers and Miami Marlins did not interview any minority candidates when they hired new managers this month.

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