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FILE - In this June 28, 2011 file photo, Boston Red Sox pitcher Bobby Jenks delivers during a baseball game against the Philadelphia Phillies in Philadelphia. Jenks reached an out-of-court settlement with Massachusetts General Hospital and the attending surgeon on Wednesday, May 8, 2019, over a December 2011 surgery he said caused his career-ending spine injury. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum, File)
May 09, 2019 - 9:06 am
BOSTON (AP) — Former major-league pitcher Bobby Jenks has agreed to accept a $5.1 million settlement from Massachusetts General Hospital and a doctor he says caused his career-ending spine injury. The Boston Globe reports that Jenks reached an out-of-court settlement Wednesday with the Boston...
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Oakland Athletics' Mike Fiers works against the Cincinnati Reds in the ninth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 08, 2019 - 9:27 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Oakland right-hander Mike Fiers replied to countless congratulatory texts and phone calls following his second career no-hitter, and then crawled into bed around 5 a.m. He saved one special call for later. No one talks to Bruce Fiers until after he has watched his son's games...
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FILE - In this Aug. 5, 2004, file photo, Philadelphia Phillies' Doug Glanville congratulates a teammate in the 10th inning against the San Diego Padres in San Diego. The Chicago Cubs say they're investigating a fan using what appeared to be an offensive hand gesture associated with racism behind Glanville, now a television reporter, who was on the air for NBC Sports Chicago. (AP Photo/Denis Poroy, File)
May 08, 2019 - 8:45 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have banned indefinitely from Wrigley Field the fan that used what appeared to be a racist hand gesture behind an African American television reporter during a game at their ballpark. The Cubs sent a letter Wednesday to the bearded man who flashed the offensive sign...
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Chicago Cubs shortstop Addison Russell speaks to the media in the dugout before a baseball game against the Miami Marlins, Wednesday, May 8, 2019, in Chicago. Russell rejoins the team after completing a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy and spending extra time in the minors to get ready. (AP Photo/Paul Beaty)
May 08, 2019 - 8:26 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Addison Russell and the Chicago Cubs don't believe the 2016 All-Star has become a completely changed man since his ex-wife accused him of physical and emotional abuse. They do believe he's made positive strides, and with the Cubs needing an infielder for a depleted roster, Russell...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo, Iowa Cubs shortstop Addison Russell walks in the dugout before a Triple-A baseball game against the Nashville Sounds, in Des Moines, Iowa. While Russell waits for another chance, Joyce Coffee is working on a line that never ends. Coffee is the executive director of Family Rescue, an organization that fights domestic violence by supporting victims and advocating for change. She helped provide training for the Cubs in the wake of Russell’s 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, Fle)
May 08, 2019 - 4:41 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Shortstop Addison Russell is rejoining the Chicago Cubs after completing a 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy and spending extra time in the minors to get ready. The Cubs recalled Russell from Triple-A Iowa and he was set to start at...
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CORRECTS SPELLING TO BUCKNOR, INSTEAD OF BUCKNORN - Washington Nationals manager Dave Martinez argues with home plate umpire CB Bucknor during the seventh inning of a baseball game against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)
May 08, 2019 - 3:39 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: WHAT NOW? The Cincinnati Reds have had two straight games delayed at the start because of unusual circumstances. On Monday at home against San Francisco, the Reds were held up for about 20 minutes because a swarm of bees flew onto the field at...
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Oakland Athletics pitcher Mike Fiers works against the Cincinnati Reds during the first inning of a baseball game Tuesday, May 7, 2019, in Oakland, Calif. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 08, 2019 - 1:29 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Fiers of the Oakland Athletics is pitching a no-hitter through six innings against the Cincinnati Reds. Fiers has thrown 92 pitches Tuesday night in Oakland. He has struck out five. In 2015, Fiers pitched a no-hitter for Houston against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Fiers has...
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May 07, 2019 - 11:34 pm
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics say their game against Cincinnati will start more than 90 minutes late because of a lighting problem at the Coliseum. The A's announced 15 minutes before the 7:07 p.m. scheduled start Tuesday that the game would not begin on time. A bank of lights above...
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Los Angeles Angels' Shohei Ohtani loses his helmet as he bats against the Detroit Tigers during the first inning of a baseball game in Detroit, Tuesday, May 7, 2019. Ohtani struck out. (AP Photo/Paul Sancya)
May 07, 2019 - 11:17 pm
DETROIT (AP) — Shohei Ohtani looked so eager to make an impact in his highly anticipated season debut that he swung so hard his helmet flew off his head more than once. He finished 0 for 4 with an RBI groundout and walked once as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 5-2 Tuesday night. "I...
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FILE - In this April 24, 2019, file photo, Iowa Cubs shortstop Addison Russell walks in the dugout before a Triple-A baseball game against the Nashville Sounds, in Des Moines, Iowa. While Russell waits for another chance, Joyce Coffee is working on a line that never ends. Coffee is the executive director of Family Rescue, an organization that fights domestic violence by supporting victims and advocating for change. She helped provide training for the Cubs in the wake of Russell’s 40-game suspension for violating Major League Baseball's domestic violence policy. (AP Photo/Charlie Neibergall, Fle)
May 07, 2019 - 7:37 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — In the aftermath of Addison Russell's suspension for violating baseball's domestic violence policy, the Chicago Cubs decided to put their staff through enhanced training. Family Rescue, an organization that works to curb domestic violence by supporting victims and advocating for...
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