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  • Houston Astros fire manager Bo Porter

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros fired manager Bo Porter on Monday, saying the dismissal had less to do with the team's 59-79 record than the need for "new direction" and a "united message throughout the entire organization." Porter was in his second season with the Astros and was...

  • Royals activate Hosmer amid series of moves

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals made a flurry of roster moves Monday as they begin a September march toward the playoffs, activating first baseman Eric Hosmer from the disabled list and promoting first-round draft pick Brandon Finnegan from Double-A Northwest Arkansas. Hosmer...

  • Weeks picked off in 10th, Red Sox lose 4-3 to Rays

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It was not what Jemile Weeks had in mind for his Boston Red Sox debut — getting picked off as a pinch runner in the top of the 10th inning. Matt Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the inning to give Tampa Bay a 4-3 win over Boston on Monday, giving...

  • Braves' offense goes quietly in no-hit loss

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ATLANTA (AP) — With their playoff hopes uncertain, Atlanta's struggling batters picked a bad time to get no-hit by Cole Hamels and three Philadelphia relievers. "You feel like you've hit a good stride," manager Fredi Gonzalez said. "And all of a sudden you go through a stretch where...

  • Stanton HRs, Marlins score 3 in 8th to beat Mets

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — After giving up their early lead, the Miami Marlins took advantage of the New York Mets' miscues late. Giancarlo Stanton hit his 34th home run and the Marlins scored three runs in the eighth inning to beat the Mets 9-6 on Monday. "It was back and forth, a few different...

  • This week's Gazette prep rankings

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    Published: Mon, Sep 1, 2014

    The Gazette prep rankings for the week of Sept. 1-7

  • Hundley, Cruz hit HRs as Orioles lose to Twins 6-4

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles weren't throwing bats or breaking chairs in the clubhouse after failing to complete a sweep of the Minnesota Twins. After falling 6-4 on Monday, the first-place Orioles preferred to remember the three games beforehand rather than lament the...

  • Joyce's RBI single in 10th lifts Rays past Red Sox

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Joyce needed just one swing to overcome a tough day. Joyce had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning to help the Tampa Bay Rays salvage a split of a four-game series by beating the Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Monday. "A nice finish," said Joyce,...

  • Bills WR Watkins practices after hurting ribs

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    ORCHARD PARK, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Bills rookie receiver Sammy Watkins is still experiencing soreness after returning to practice for the first time since aggravating a rib injury last week. The first-round draft pick practiced fully Monday, and says he is preparing to play Sunday,...

  • Jones' mantra: Get to the quarterback

    Updated: 7 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Get to the quarterback. That's the goal this season for Pittsburgh Steelers second-year linebacker Jarvis Jones. It doesn't matter how he does it, either. "No matter how you get there, you just have to get there," Jones said. The Steelers hope to see just that...

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