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1:20 PM ET, September 25, 2016


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Connor Byrne / MLB Trade Rumors:
Jose Fernandez Dies In Boating Accident  —  In stunning and tragic news, one of baseball's preeminent young stars, Marlins right-hander Jose Fernandez, died in a boating accident early Sunday morning, the team has confirmed.  Fernandez was 24. … As a result of Fernandez's death …
Jose Fernandez dies in boating accident  —  Miami Marlins ace Jose Fernandez was killed in a boating accident in Florida early Sunday morning.  —  The U.S. Coast Guard said Fernandez was one of three people killed in a boat crash off Miami Beach early Sunday.  Fernandez was 24 years old.
Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez killed in boating accident  —  Marlins pitcher Jose Fernandez was killed Sunday morning in a boating accident, the team announced.  He was 24.  —  Fernandez, one of the best young players in baseball, was one of three people killed in the crash, according to CBS Miami.
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Pablo Sandoval recovery ‘well ahead of schedule’  —  There could be another Panda sighting in Boston this season.  —  On Saturday, Red Sox manager John Farrell said Pablo Sandoval is progressing faster than expected from shoulder surgery, and Farrell didn't rule out the third baseman from rejoining the team if needed.
Associated Press:
Pedroia hits slam, Porcello gets 22nd win, Red Sox beat Rays … ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — With the complicated math of baseball in the wild-card era, players in the Boston clubhouse were unaware the Red Sox are playoff bound.  —  Dustin Pedroia hit his fourth career grand slam to help Rick Porcello …
Discussion: FenwayNation
Associated Press:
David Ortiz hits 2-run homer, Red Sox beat Rays 2-1
Discussion: Over the Monster and FenwayNation
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Yanks Shut Out for 3rd Straight Game in 3-0 Loss to Jays  —  TORONTO — The New York Yankees' offense has disappeared, and their playoffs chances have pretty much vanished, too.  —  Jose Bautista hit a three-run homer off Tyler Clippard in the eighth inning, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-0 Saturday.
Discussion: Bluebird Banter and Yahoo Sports
Associated Press:
Girardi Said He Walked Out on Media Over Bullpen Question
Discussion: Pinstripe Alley
Erik Boland / Newsday:   Yankees' Starlin Castro may continue to sit
Associated Press:
Mancini, Trumbo Power Orioles Over Diamondbacks 6-1  —  BALTIMORE — Trey Mancini hit his third homer in nine major league at-bats, Mark Trumbo connected for his league-leading 45th homer and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-1 on Saturday night.
Associated Press:
Indians Fall 8-1 to White Sox, Don't Lower Magic Number  —  CLEVELAND — The Cleveland Indians blew some early scoring chances against Jose Quintana and lost 8-1 to the Chicago White Sox on Saturday night, keeping them from getting closer to an AL Central title.
Associated Press:
Ramirez Has Big Night; Indians Move Closer to Central Title
Discussion: South Side Sox and Let's Go Tribe
Associated Press:
Kershaw Dominates, Dodgers Win; NL West Magic Number to 1  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSSEPT. 25, 2016, 12:30 A.M. E.D.T.  —  LOS ANGELES — Clayton Kershaw scattered three hits over seven scoreless innings, Josh Reddick slugged a grand slam in the seventh and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat …
Discussion: Purple Row and Yahoo Sports
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Scully pens heartfelt letter to Dodgers fans
Discussion: Yahoo Sports and True Blue LA
Associated Press:
Dietrich Homers, Marlins End Braves' Streak at 7 Wins  —  MIAMI — Derek Dietrich hit a two-run homer to help the Miami Marlins end the Atlanta Braves' winning streak at seven games, winning 6-4 on Saturday night.  —  Dee Gordon had two hits, two walks and three stolen bases …
Associated Press:
Giants Blow 6-Run Lead Before Beating Padres 9-6 in 10  —  By THE ASSOCIATED PRESSSEPT. 25, 2016, 12:39 A.M. E.D.T.  —  SAN DIEGO — The San Francisco Giants blew a six-run lead before scoring three times in the 10th inning, including a two-run home run by Denard Span …
Associated Press:
Sano, Duffey Lead Twins to 3-2 Win Over Mariners  —  MINNEAPOLIS — Miguel Sano hit a tiebreaking homer in the fourth inning and Tyler Duffey pitched seven strong innings for his best start in more than a month as the Minnesota Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Saturday night.
Discussion: Lookout Landing and Yahoo Sports
Associated Press:
Orlando, Hosmer Spark Late Comeback as Royals Top Tigers 7-4  —  DETROIT — Paulo Orlando hit a tying, two-run double and Eric Hosmer followed with a three-run homer against Francisco Rodriguez, capping a ninth-inning comeback that led the Kansas City Royals over the Detroit Tigers 7-4 Saturday.
Discussion: Bless You Boys
Associated Press:
Fulmer Sharp as Playoff-Chasing Tigers Rout Royals 8-3
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