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  1. Ben Cherington is out of a job, but he still has his sense of humor

    Aug 22, 2015, 2:54 PM EDT

    BOSTON, MA - JUNE 12:  Ben Cherington, general manager of the Boston Red Sox, leaves the field before a game with the Toronto Blue Jays at Fenway Park on June 12, 2015 in Boston, Massachusetts.  (Photo by Jim Rogash/Getty Images)

    Ben Cherington is out of a job after stepping down as Red Sox general manager this week, but he still has his sense of humor.

  2. Jorge Posada has his No. 20 retired by the Yankees

    Aug 22, 2015, 2:06 PM EDT

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    Posada is the 19th player to have his number retired by the Yankees, the most of any team.

  3. Yunel Escobar day-to-day with hyperextended neck

    Aug 22, 2015, 12:40 PM EDT

    Washington Nationals third baseman Yunel Escobar reacts after colliding with a fan while attempting to catch a foul ball hit by Milwaukee Brewers' Adam Lind during the first inning of a baseball game at Nationals Park, Friday, Aug. 21, 2015, in Washington. Escobar left the game after the play. (AP Photo/Alex Brandon)

    In a year where many on the Nationals have underachieved and/or battled injuries, Escobar has been one of the team’s best players.

  4. Chris Sale notches his 12th double-digit strikeout game of the season

    Aug 22, 2015, 11:55 AM EDT

    SEATTLE, WA - AUGUST 21:  Starting pitcher Chris Sale #49 of the Chicago White Sox pitches against the Seattle Mariners in the fourth inning at Safeco Field on August 21, 2015 in Seattle, Washington.  (Photo by Otto Greule Jr/Getty Images)

    Chris Sale has made 24 starts this season. He has had double-digit strikeouts in half of them.

  5. UPDATE: Michael Pineda on track to return Wednesday; Yankees to use six-man rotation

    Aug 22, 2015, 11:01 AM EDT

    NEW YORK, NY - AUGUST 09:  Michael Pineda #35 of the New York Yankees looks on from the dugout in the eighth inning against the Toronto Blue Jays on August 9, 2015 at Yankee Stadium in the Bronx borough of New York City.  (Photo by Elsa/Getty Images)

    Pineda has been out since July 24 with a right forearm strain.

  6. Watch all 27 outs of Mike Fiers’ no-hitter against the Dodgers

    Aug 22, 2015, 9:35 AM EDT

    HOUSTON, TX - AUGUST 21:  Mike Fiers #54 of the Houston Astros celebrates an out in the eighth inning during their game against the Los Angeles Dodgers at Minute Maid Park on August 21, 2015 in Houston, Texas.  (Photo by Scott Halleran/Getty Images)

    Astros right-hander Mike Fiers threw the 11th no-hitter in franchise history last night as part of a 3-0 victory over the Dodgers.

  7. Settling the Score: Friday’s results

    Aug 22, 2015, 8:58 AM EDT

    PITTSBURGH, PA - AUGUST 21:  Marlon Byrd #6 of the San Francisco Giants celebrates after hitting a two run home run in the first inning during the game against the Pittsburgh Pirates at PNC Park on August 21, 2015 in Pittsburgh, Pennsylvania.  (Photo by Justin K. Aller/Getty Images)

    Your Friday box scores and AP recaps.

  8. Fan hit by foul ball in Detroit; Justin Verlander stumps in favor of protective netting

    Aug 22, 2015, 12:20 AM EDT

    Justin Verlander

    A fan was hit by a foul ball on Friday night in Detroit, prompting Justin Verlander to call for additional protective netting.

  9. Video: Yoenis Cespedes hits a grand slam, the first of his three home runs on Friday

    Aug 21, 2015, 11:55 PM EDT

    Yoenis Cespedes

    Yoenis Cespedes broke Friday’s game against the Rockies wide open with an opposite-field grand slam.

  10. Charlie Furbush has a slight rotator cuff tear, likely ending his 2015 season

    Aug 21, 2015, 11:30 PM EDT

    Charlie Furbush

    Charlie Furbush is likely done for the 2015 season due to a slight rotator cuff tear.

  11. Brewers trade Neal Cotts to the Twins

    Aug 21, 2015, 11:05 PM EDT

    Neal Cotts

    The Twins bolstered their bullpen in acquiring Neal Cotts from the Brewers on Friday.

  12. Mike Fiers no-hits the Dodgers

    Aug 21, 2015, 10:21 PM EDT

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    Mike Fiers no-hit the Dodgers, completing the Astros’ first no-hitter since 2003.

  13. Red Sox not sure Clay Buchholz will return before the end of the season

    Aug 21, 2015, 10:15 PM EDT

    Clay Buchholz

    Clay Buchholz has been out since July 11 and may not make it back before the end of the season.

  14. Mets to skip Matt Harvey’s start on Sunday

    Aug 21, 2015, 9:25 PM EDT

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    The Mets plan to limit the innings of Matt Harvey and Noah Syndergaard down the stretch.

  15. Ike Davis will undergo season-ending surgery for a torn labrum

    Aug 21, 2015, 8:35 PM EDT

    Ike Davis

    Ike Davis will undergo season-ending surgery for a torn labrum.

  16. Video: Madison Bumgarner smashes his fifth homer of the season

    Aug 21, 2015, 8:06 PM EDT

    Madison Bumgarner

    It might be time to give Madison Bumgarner the Barry Bonds treatment.

  17. Video: Marlon Byrd homers in his first at-bat as a Giant

    Aug 21, 2015, 7:42 PM EDT

    Marlon Byrd

    Marlon Byrd knows how to make an entrance.

  18. Indians acquire Michael Choice from the Rangers

    Aug 21, 2015, 6:55 PM EDT

    Michael Choice

    The Indians acquired Michael Choice from the Rangers after he was designated for assignment on Tuesday.

  19. Mike Leake to rejoin Giants’ rotation on Saturday

    Aug 21, 2015, 6:05 PM EDT

    ARLINGTON, TX - AUGUST 02:  Mike Leake #13 of the San Francisco Giants throws against the Texas Rangers in the first inning at Globe Life Park in Arlington on August 2, 2015 in Arlington, Texas.  (Photo by Ronald Martinez/Getty Images)

    Mike Leake will be taking Chris Heston’s spot in the Giants’ starting rotation on Saturday.

  20. MLB announces a domestic violence, sexual assault and child abuse policy

    Aug 21, 2015, 4:47 PM EDT

    Rob Manfred

    Rob Manfred will have a free hand to impose harsh discipline under this just-announced policy.

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