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Aaron Judge Seems to Break Statcast with Ridiculous Home Run

2017 Home Run Derby champion Aaron Judge is known for his powerful slams. But this one seemed to break Statcast, MLB's tracking technology.<p>At the top of the fifth inning of Friday night's game versus the Seattle Mariners at Safeco Field, the New York Yankees rookie sensation knocked a home run so …

Major League Baseball

Where does Yankees ‘ridiculous’ farm system rank now?

The Yankees said goodbye to last year’s touted first-round pick. Gone is another first-rounder, a reclamation project who was posting a 2.62 ERA in …

Sports

5-Year-Old Heart Transplant Patient Ari Schultz Has Died

The 5-year-old Massachusetts boy who captivated the Internet in March with his sweet reaction to news he’d be receiving a heart transplant has …

Medicine

LEADING OFF: Quintana-Wacha at Wrigley, Kershaw aims at 16th

A look at what's happening all around the majors Sunday:<p>Q HIM UP<p>Cubs lefty Jose Quintana takes on Michael Wacha and the Cardinals in this week's Sunday night game at Wrigley Field. Quintana was acquired in a trade with the crosstown Chicago White Sox during the All-Star break, then made a dazzling …

Torey Lovullo

Recharging their battery: Cubs seek trades for catching, relief help

Have Chicago Cubs president Theo Epstein and general manager Jed Hoyer seen enough out of their club in the second half so far to further pursue …

National League Central

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Minnesota Twins

Pablo Sandoval re-signs with Giants, apologizes to fans and former teammates

SAN FRANCISCO – It was weigh-in day for Pablo Sandoval.<p>He weighed in on why he spurned the Giants as a free agent three years ago, and how he wished …

San Francisco Giants

Red Sox distance themselves from radio partner WEEI, say opinions are sometimes 'offensive and out of line'

On Thursday, arts and entertainment website DigBoston published a piece by writer Britni de la Cretaz about racism in the world of Boston sports and …

Boston Red Sox

Watch: Aaron Judge Hits Home Run So Far MLB Cameras Can't Track It

Aaron Judge had not hit a home run since July 7. Friday, he hit a home run so far that it couldn't be tracked.<p>Aaron Judge hit it to the third-to-last …

Major League Baseball

Giants embrace adversity to overcome Padres in extra innings

For the better part of the last two weeks, former Giants’ catcher Hector Sanchez has tormented his former team.<p>In the past 10 days, Sanchez has …

Major League Baseball

Michael Conforto wants to be Mets' primary center field

Michael Conforto says he hasn't played center field this consistently since he was in summer ball when he was 16 years old. It is not the position he …

Major League Baseball

MLB Trade Rumors: Yankees may be looking at adding Rangers' Yu Darvish

The Yankees reportedly scouted Yu Darvish's start for Texas on Friday night<p>As previously noted in this space, the Dodgers and Cubs were among the teams who scouted Rangers ace Yu Darvish during his strong start against the Rays on Friday night. Now, you can add one more notable club who may be …

Sports

90 hospitalized at concert featuring Chance the Rapper

CONNECTICUT<p>90 hospitalized during rap concert<p>More than 90 people were hospitalized during a concert Friday night featuring Chance the Rapper, authorities said.<p>Hartford Deputy Chief Brian Foley said Saturday that officers made 50 underage drinking referrals at Hot 93.7’s Hot Jam concert at Xfinity …

Boston Red Sox

Herrera's solo home run | MLB.com

Odubel Herrera sends a laser into the seats in right field to make it 6-1 Brewers in the bottom of the 5th inning<p>©2017 MLB Advanced Media, L.P. All …

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Pablo Sandoval Agrees to Contract with San Francisco Giants

The San Francisco Giants announced on Saturday that former Boston Red Sox third baseman Pablo Sandoval is rejoining the team.<p>Jon Heyman of FanRag Sports first reported the news.<p>Sandoval posted a .212/.269/.354 triple-slash line with four home runs across 32 games with the Red Sox in 2017 before …

San Francisco Giants

Aaron Judge's latest giant home run almost left Safeco Field

Aaron Judge blasts giant home runs into orbit. It’s what he does. On Friday night in Seattle he did that again and ... you just need to see this.<p>The 440 foot shot was so big that it almost left Safeco Field. Judge now has 31 home runs on the year, leading MLB — and there’s no sign of stopping. At …

Major League Baseball

Ice Cube Sings "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" at Cubs Game and It’s Awesome

Singing "Take Me Out to the Ballgame" is a time-honored tradition at most baseball games, but especially so at Wrigley Field. The Chicago Cubs …

Music

Filling Cubs holes is like playing Whack-A-Mole, so try these bullpen trade rumors

<b>If the Cubs would act like a defending champion</b> and play consistent baseball, then the task of filling a hole or two would be easier.<p>Take last year, for instance, when a 100 mph closer was available for a team that didn’t trust its young ninth-inning arm. The hole was glaring and it was singularly. …

Chicago Cubs

Pablo Sandoval admits he regrets signing with Red Sox in 2014

In the winter of 2014, Pablo Sandoval was a free agent and ultimately decided to sign with the Red Sox for five years and $95 million over re-signing …

Boston Red Sox

Headed for 100 losses, Giants quietly give up on "Don't Stop Believin'" tradition

The song "Don't Stop Believin'" has survived it all with the Giants. Well, this season may finally be its match...

Chicago White Sox

Report: Pirates' McCutchen, Harrison 'not in play' in trade market

Ron Chenoy / USA TODAY Sports<p>Both Andrew McCutchen and Josh Harrison look set to be in black and gold through the deadline.<p>While the Pittsburgh …

Sports

Kris Bryant ignites World Series nostalgia with Cubs' epic eighth-inning comeback

“Reminded me a lot of a play in the World Series.”<p>Kris Bryant wasn’t the only one with World Series nostalgia Saturday afternoon at the Friendly …

Major League Baseball

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Rangers turn Rays' miscues into a win

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Texas turned three Tampa Bay miscues into a three-run sixth inning and the Rangers beat the Rays 4-3 on Saturday night.<p>The …

Tampa Bay Rays

Yankees need to trade Jorge Mateo and Domingo Acevedo for Sonny Gray

(Photo by Jim McIsaac/Getty Images)<p>Yankees prospects are some of the best in baseball. Now is the perfect time to unload two, who will never be as …

New York Yankees

Chris Sale joins Pedro Martinez, Randy Johnson, Nolan Ryan as only pitchers in history with 200+ strikeouts in 20 or fewer starts

Chris Sale continues to rack of strikeouts.ANAHEIM, Calif. - Each time Chris Sale takes the mound, it's another glimpse into was is turning out to be …

Boston Red Sox

MLB Saturday scores, trade rumors, news, updates: Cubs win as Cards botch pitching

Plus Cubs' Hendricks has a return date, Astros scout Darvish and more from Saturday around baseball<p>It's Saturday, and you know what that means -- a full slate of MLB action. Keep it here for all the day's scores, trade rumors, and news.<p>Final scores<p>San Francisco Giants 5, Padres 4 in 12 innings (box …

Arizona Diamondbacks

BLAST OFF: DeJong, Grichuk hammer Lester for a 2-0 Cardinals lead

Also: Mozeliak meets with Lynn, suggests situation is 'very fluid'

Major League Baseball

New York Mets’ Star Yoenis Cespedes Announces He Wants To Finish His Career With The Oakland Athletics

Friday the Oakland Athletics and New York Mets began a three-game series at Citi Field in New York.<p>Prior to the game, Yoenis Cespedes told the <i>San</i> …

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Clint Frazier is making Yankees’ $153M man disappear

SEATTLE — As long as Clint Frazier produces, Jacoby Ellsbury is going to be a very expensive spare part on the Yankees’ bench.<p>For the second straight …

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