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Yankees beat Astros on Aaron Judge walk-off home run in 10th

No team in baseball history ever has gone two straight games without registering a hit. For a while Sunday, it appeared the team with the best record in baseball and the most runs scored in the American League just might become the first. One day after three Houston pitchers tossed a combined no-hitter against the …

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Jorge Mateo hit by pitch causes White Sox Orioles benches to clear

CHICAGO — There were thankfully no hits involved when benches and bullpens emptied during the top of the second inning in Baltimore’s 4-1 victory over the White Sox Friday night at Guaranteed Rate Field. That disruption came after White Sox starter Michael Kopech hit Baltimore shortstop Jorge Mateo on the back with a 99 mph …

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Yankees’ Clay Holmes breaks one Mariano Rivera mark

TORONTO — Clay Holmes’ dominance has surpassed Mariano Rivera’s level. The Yankees closer made his 29th straight scoreless appearance Saturday in a 4-0 win over the Blue Jays at Rogers Center, breaking Rivera’s franchise record for a relief pitcher that had stood since 1999. “Just for the fact that it’s Mariano Rivera makes it pretty …

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