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September 2, 2018 2:55 PM Yankees manager Aaron Boone suspended 1 game for tirade

New York Yankees manager Aaron Boone has been suspended one game for his tirade during Friday's game against the Detroit Tigers, Major League Baseball announced Sunday. Boone will serve the suspension Sunday as the Yankees wrap up a four-game series with Detroit in New York. The Yankees manager was ejected Friday after leaving the dugout to give plate 67

August 29, 2018 3:30 AM Neil Walker continues to come up clutch in his chances, launching pinch hit, walk-off home run to save Yankees

Neil Walker came here looking for a chance. The second baseman was one of the players frozen out in last winter’s cold MLB free agent market. Signed near the end of spring training, he was hoping for an opportunity to play, and with the Yankees he thought there would be a chance to win. This year has been different, though. Walker has struggled and had to make himself 74

August 25, 2018 2:31 AM Mike Trout back in Angels lineup following death of brother-in-law

ANAHEIM, Calif. -- Los Angeles Angels star Mike Trout is back in the lineup for the first time since the death of his brother-in-law. Trout was starting Friday night at home against Houston. The two-time AL MVP is hitting .309 with 30 home runs and 60 RBIs and leads the majors with a .459 on-base percentage. Trout hasn't played since Aug. 1. The outfielder 65

August 23, 2018 12:57 AM MLB 2019 schedule: Yankees-Red Sox as royals, A's-M's in Japan

The Opening Series featuring the Oakland Athletics and Seattle Mariners will be played March 20-21, with traditional Opening Day held stateside on March 28 with 10 division matchups. In June, the Boston Red Sox and New York Yankees will play a series in London Stadium, site of the 2012 Olympics, marking the first time the American League East rivals 68

August 22, 2018 4:45 PM Yankees open 2019 season in the Bronx against the Orioles, Mets start with two-city road trip

The MLB released its official 2019 schedule on Wednesday, with the Yankees opening their season at home in 2019 against the Baltimore Orioles on March 28. The Mets open the same day and begin the season with a two-city road trip in Washington D.C. and Miami. The Yankees' 2019 schedule also includes an overseas trip as the Bombers will face the Red Sox in London 71

August 19, 2018 8:32 PM Photos: Big league moments fuel Little League dreams

Every August, Williamsport, Pennsylvania, is the mecca for Little League baseball players from around the world who dream of playing professional baseball. This year, those dreamers were once again treated to a taste of the real thing. The second MLB Little League Classic showcases divisional rivals, as the New York Mets and the Philadelphia Phillies 54

August 18, 2018 7:40 PM Great leap forward: from Williamsport to major leagues

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. — Some talented, young baseball players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to realize another dream — making the majors. Three of those Little League veterans will be on hand when the Mets play the Phillies in Williamsport on Sunday night: Scott Kingery, Todd Frazier 90

August 16, 2018 1:14 AM Umpire Joe West moves into second place in games worked

Umpire Joe West worked his 5,164th career game Wednesday, passing Bruce Froemming for second all time. West, who worked third base in Minnesota as the Twins beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-4, trails only Bill Klem, who worked 5,375 games. "We got Dom Perignon for him, and the base [third] he worked," said Doug Eddings, who was the plate umpire in Minnesota 57

August 6, 2018 7:54 PM Mike Trout by the numbers as No. 27 turns 27

Mike Trout turns 27 years old on Tuesday, but will we see him mark the occasion by taking the field when the Los Angeles Angels host the Detroit Tigers? Trout has missed five straight games with a wrist injury, but he has never missed a game on his birthday since he was drafted in 2009. • Mike Trout has the sixth-highest WAR by any player to wear No. 27 and the second-highest 45

July 31, 2018 3:41 PM Nats GM: Harper staying put

“Bryce is not going anywhere,” Rizzo told the Washington Post Tuesday, hours before the MLB non-waivers trade deadline. “I believe in this team.” Late Monday, word spread that the Nationals were getting offers for the 25-year-old Harper, who will be a free agent after the season. Rumors had him going everywhere from Philadelphia to Houston to Cleveland 40