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  • National League

    East Division W L Pct GB Washington 26 18 .591 — New York 24 21 .533 2½ Atlanta 22 21 .512 3½ Philadelphia 19 27 .413 8 Miami 18 27 .400 8½ Central Division W…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 24 21 .533 — New York 22 22 .500 1½ Boston 21 23 .477 2½ Baltimore 19 22 .463 3 Toronto 20 26 .435 4½ Central Division…

  • LEADING OFF: Hamilton back, Navy vet highlights Memorial Day

    A look at what’s happening all around the major leagues today: ___ HAM IT UP Josh Hamilton returns to the majors, set to start in left field for the Rangers in their series opener at…

  • The Astros, the Royals and different ways to win

    During a 20-batter stretch in Sunday’s victory at Detroit, every hitter for the Houston Astros either reached base or struck out. Business as usual for the surprising leaders of the AL West. The Astros beat…

  • Jacob Lindgren’s Yankees arrival: ‘Who are you?’

    NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob Lindgren took a taxi from his Manhattan hotel and arrived at Yankee Stadium about seven hours before game time Sunday. “I didn’t know how to get in,” the 22-year-old pitcher…

  • Jeter returns to Yankee Stadium as Williams’ No. 51 retired

    NEW YORK (AP) — Bernie Williams stood in front of the pitcher’s mound, flanked by Derek Jeter, Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada, all clothed in finely tailored suits rather than the pinstriped baseball…

  • Rangers beat Yanks 5-2 for New York’s 10th loss in 11 games

    NEW YORK (AP) — Even before meeting up with Josh Hamilton, the Texas Rangers are streaking. Adam Rosales hit a two-run homer off Chris Capuano that bounced off the top of the left-field wall, Yovani…

  • Astros rally for 10-8 win over Tigers, split 4-game series

    DETROIT (AP) — Preston Tucker’s major league career is just over two weeks old, and already he’s hit a pair of big home runs. What’s surprising — at least to him — is that both…

  • Sanchez, Tigers can’t hold lead in 10-8 loss to Astros

    DETROIT (AP) — Anibal Sanchez was having enough trouble keeping the ball in the park. Then he went up against the major league leaders in home runs. Evan Gattis and Preston Tucker both homered off…

  • With 10th loss in 11 games, Yankees back at .500

    NEW YORK (AP) — Brett Gardner can’t keep track of all the losses for the plunging New York Yankees. “Starting to lose count now,” he said. New York fell for the 10th time in 11…

  • With 10th loss in 11 games, Yankees back at .500

    NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees’ defeats of late have become too numerous for Brett Gardner to keep track. “Starting to lose count now,” he said New York lost for the 10th time in 11 games,…

  • American League

    East Division W L Pct GB Tampa Bay 24 21 .533 — New York 22 22 .500 1½ Boston 21 23 .477 2½ Baltimore 19 22 .463 3 Toronto 20 26 .435 4½ Central Division…

  • Rangers 5, Yankees 2

    Texas New York ab r h bi ab r h bi DShlds lf 5 1 2 0 Gardnr lf 4 0 0 0 Choo rf 5 2 2 1 Headly 3b 4 1 2 0…

  • Rangers 5, Yankees 2

    Texas New York ab r h bi ab r h bi DShlds lf 5 1 2 0 Gardnr lf 4 0 0 0 Choo rf 5 2 2 1 Headly 3b 4 1 2 0…

  • Rangers 5, Yankees 2

    Texas AB R H BI BB SO Avg. DeShields lf 5 1 2 0 0 0 .280 Choo rf 5 2 2 1 0 1 .243 Fielder dh 5 0 3 2 0 2 .358…