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Atlanta Braves outfielder Austin Riley gets high fives in the dugout after hitting a solo home run against the St. Louis Cardinals during the fourth inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 11:09 pm
ATLANTA (AP) — When Austin Riley connected with the pitch, his father was watching from the concourse at SunTrust Park. Mike Riley knew it was good contact, but he couldn't tell how far the ball went. Then he looked toward the outfield. "As soon as I saw the outfielders not move," the elder Riley...
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Atlanta Braves outfielder Austin Riley gets high fives in the dugout hitting a solo home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the St. Louis Cardinals, Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in Atlanta. (Curtis Compton/Atlanta Journal-Constitution via AP)
May 15, 2019 - 10:26 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: SMASHING START Atlanta prospect Austin Riley was quite a hit in his big league debut, connecting for a home run in his second at-bat. The 22-year-old Riley tagged Michael Wacha in a win over St. Louis. Riley was promoted from Triple-A, where he...
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FILE - In this Dec. 31, 2018 file photo, New York Jets general manager Mike Maccagnan speaks to reporters in Florham Park, N.J. The New York Jets have fired Maccagnan and coach Adam Gase will serve as the acting GM in his place. The stunning decision by team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson was announced in a statement posted on the team's Twitter account. Maccagnan had been the Jets' general manager since 2015. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig, File)
May 15, 2019 - 10:24 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Mike Maccagnan helped lead the Jets' coaching search this offseason, spent big money in free agency and oversaw the team's draft. Now, stunningly, he's out as New York's general manager. Team chairman and CEO Christopher Johnson announced the decision to fire Maccagnan in a...
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May 15, 2019 - 8:40 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees third baseman Miguel Andújar will have season-ending surgery to repair a small labrum tear in his right shoulder. New York announced the decision Wednesday night during the second game of a doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles. Andújar, last year's AL Rookie of the...
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Toronto Blue Jays pitcher Edwin Jackson works against the San Francisco Giants in the first inning of a baseball game Wednesday, May 15, 2019, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
May 15, 2019 - 8:14 pm
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Edwin Jackson thinks his new place in baseball history has as much to do with his reputation as it does his repertoire. Nearly 16 years after Jackson made his big league debut, both are still holding up. Jackson became the first player in major league history to play for 14...
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Arizona Diamondbacks starting pitcher Zack Greinke leaves the field with a trainer during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Phoenix, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Matt York)
May 15, 2019 - 8:10 pm
PHOENIX (AP) — Zack Greinke was cruising along when he felt something wrong. Taking no chances, the Arizona Diamondbacks ace called it a day. Greinke pitched shutout ball into the eighth inning before exiting with abdominal tightness and the Diamondbacks routed Chris Archer and the Pittsburgh...
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Jordan Spieth follows through on an approach shot on the fourth fairway during a practice round for the PGA Championship golf tournament, Tuesday, May 14, 2019, in Farmingdale, N.Y. (AP Photo/Julie Jacobson)
May 15, 2019 - 5:58 pm
FARMINGDALE, N.Y. (AP) — Jordan Spieth needs to win the PGA Championship for the career Grand Slam. Masters champion Tiger Woods needs to win the next three majors to capture an unprecedented calendar Grand Slam. Based on how their seasons have gone, the question now is who has the better chance...
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Alex Debrincat of the US, right, celebrates with teammates Patrick Kane, left, and Derek Ryan, center, after scoring his sides fourth goal during the Ice Hockey World Championships group A match between the United States and Great Britain at the Steel Arena in Kosice, Slovakia, Wednesday, May 15, 2019. (AP Photo/Petr David Josek)
May 15, 2019 - 2:01 pm
KOSICE, Slovakia (AP) — Patrick Kane scored a goal and had two assists to become the United States' all-time leading scorer at the world hockey championship in 6-3 win over Britain on Wednesday. The three-time Stanley Cup champion and two-time Olympian finished the game with 36 points, surpassing...
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FILE- In this March 22, 2019 file photo, Central Florida center Tacko Fall (24) is fouled by VCU guard Mike'L Simms, right, during the second half of a first-round game in the NCAA men's college basketball tournament in Columbia, S.C. The NBA has picked 11 players from the G League Elite Camp to stay for the NBA draft combine that starts Thursday, May 16. Fall, Florida State's Terance Mann, Miami's Dewan Hernandez, Syracuse's Oshae Brissett, Nevada's Cody Martin, Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries, Auburn's Jared Harper, Iowa's Tyler Cook, Iowa State's Marial Shayok, Mississippi State's Reggie Perry and Ole Miss' Terence Davis were invited Wednesday, May 15 to stay. (AP Photo/Sean Rayford, File)
May 15, 2019 - 1:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — The NBA has picked 11 players from the G League Elite Camp to stay for the NBA draft combine that starts Thursday. UCF's Tacko Fall, Florida State's Terance Mann, Miami's Dewan Hernandez, Syracuse's Oshae Brissett, Nevada's Cody Martin, Tulsa's DaQuan Jeffries, Auburn's Jared Harper...
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Toronto Blue Jays' Eric Sogard, center, and Trent Thornton, right, wait at home plate for Vladimir Guerrero Jr. (27) after he hit a three-run home run against the San Francisco Giants during the sixth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, May 14, 2019. (AP Photo/Tony Avelar)
May 15, 2019 - 2:59 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: IN THE SWING Rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. looks to build off his first huge game in the majors when the Blue Jays continue their series at San Francisco. The highly touted 20-year-old hit the first two home runs of his major league career,...
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