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LEADING OFF: Yanks try for HR record, Wright closes career

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Saturday: BRONX BOMBERS The New York Yankees take aim at baseball’s single-season home run record, a day after tying the mark of 264 set by the 1997 Seattle Mariners. The Yankees connected four times Friday night in Boston, with Aaron Judge hitting the homer that matched … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Yanks try for HR record, Wright closes career

LEADING OFF: Carpenter’s HR binge, deGrom vs Yanks at night

A look at what’s happening around the majors Sunday: POWER SURGE Matt Carpenter tries to homer in his seventh straight game when the Cardinals complete a five-game series against the rival Cubs at Wrigley Field. The teams split a day-night doubleheader Saturday and Carpenter homered in both ends — even though he didn’t start the … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Carpenter’s HR binge, deGrom vs Yanks at night