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LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of ASG

A look at what’s happening around the majors Sunday: STAR-STUDDED SLIDE Despite boasting an NL-best four All-Stars, the Braves are freefalling going into the midsummer break. Atlanta has lost 8 of 10, including the first two games of its series against Arizona, to drop out of first place in the NL East. Julio Teheran (6-6, … Continue reading LEADING OFF: Braves skidding into break, Ramos out of ASG

CLEVELAND | Yankees score twice in 8th off Kluber, top Indians 7-4

CLEVELAND — Aaron Hicks drove home Didi Gregorius from first base with a one-out double in the eighth inning off Cleveland ace Corey Kluber, sending the New York Yankees to a 7-4 win over the Indians on Thursday night. Hicks drove a 3-2 pitch from Kluber (12-5) to deep center field, and Gregorius scored easily … Continue reading CLEVELAND | Yankees score twice in 8th off Kluber, top Indians 7-4

Actor Tab Hunter, star of ‘Damn Yankees!’ movie, dies age 86

Tab Hunter, the blond actor and singer who was a heartthrob for millions of teenage girls in the 1950s with such films as “Battle Cry” and “Damn Yankees!” and received new attention decades later when he revealed that he was gay, has died. He was 86. Producer and longtime partner Allan Glaser said Hunter died … Continue reading Actor Tab Hunter, star of ‘Damn Yankees!’ movie, dies age 86

NEW YORK | Stanton, Sabathia lead Yankees to 6-2 win over Braves

NEW YORK — Giancarlo Stanton hit a three-run homer, CC Sabathia pitched six effective innings, and the New York Yankees beat the Atlanta Braves 6-2 on Wednesday. Aaron Judge added his 24th homer of the season in the seventh inning. He’s now homered in three of his past four games. Rookie second baseman Gleyber Torres … Continue reading NEW YORK | Stanton, Sabathia lead Yankees to 6-2 win over Braves

Pinstripe passer: Seahawks QB Wilson works out with Yankees

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — Russell Wilson‘s head knows football was the right choice. Baseball still has his heart. A 2014 Super Bowl champion quarterback with the Seattle Seahawks, the 29-year-old began a week of workouts Monday with the New York Yankees. “Is this just a stunt?” he said. “I think that if you really know … Continue reading Pinstripe passer: Seahawks QB Wilson works out with Yankees

Orioles star Machado could move _ new position, or new team

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla. /December 13, 2017 (STL.News)-Baltimore Orioles star Manny Machado could be on the move. To a new position — or a new team. Big names emerged in trade talk Tuesday, with Machado, New York Mets pitcher Matt Harvey and Detroit pitcher Michrael Fulme heating up the winter meetings. And no surprise, the … Continue reading Orioles star Machado could move _ new position, or new team

Stanton joins Judge as Yankees’ Towers of Power

LAKE BUENA VISTA, Fla./December 12, 2017 (AP)(STL.NEWS) —  Giancarlo Stanton eased his 6-foot-6 frame into a pinstriped No. 27 jersey, ready to join 6-foot-7 Aaron Judge as the Towers of Power on the resurgent New York Yankees. “They’re winners,” Stanton said after his trade from the Miami Marlins to New York was finalized Monday. “They’re … Continue reading Stanton joins Judge as Yankees’ Towers of Power

AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins

MIAMI /December 10, 2017 (AP)(STL.News) —  After helping the New York Yankees to five World Series titles, Derek Jeter might help them win another. The Yankees and Jeter’s Miami Marlins have agreed to a trade that would send NL MVP Giancarlo Stanton to New York, pending a physical, a person familiar with the negotiations said … Continue reading AP sources: Yankees set to reel in MVP Stanton from Marlins