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Home plate umpire Gerry Davis ejects New York Yankees starting pitcher Michael Pineda after a foreign substance was discovered on his neck in the second inning of the Yankees' baseball game against the Boston Red Sox at Fenway Park in Boston, Wednesday, April 23, 2014. (AP Photo/Elise Amendola)

Yankees pitcher Michael Pineda ejected from Red Sox game after umpire finds substance on neck

BOSTON - Less than two weeks after pitching against Boston with what appeared to be pine tar on his pitching hand, the New York Yankees' Michael Pineda was ejected from a game against the Red Sox on Wednesday night after umpires found a foreign substance on his neck. Boston manager John Farrell didn't alert umpires about brown goo on the lower part of Pineda's right palm during a 4-1 win over Bos…

  • Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers a pitch during the first inning at the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at Wrigley Field against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
    Wrigley Field gets party of a century on 100th anniversary of first game at Chicago ballpark The Canadian Press - 2 hours 46 minutes ago

    "Happy Birthday, Wrigley Field," it read. Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the famed ballpark, Wrigley … More »Wrigley Field gets party of a century on 100th anniversary of first game at Chicago ballpark

    Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jeff Samardzija delivers a pitch during the first inning at the 100th anniversary of the first baseball game at Wrigley Field against the Arizona Diamondbacks, Wednesday, April 23, 2014, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)

    "Happy Birthday, Wrigley Field," it read. Exactly 100 years after the Chicago Federals pounded the Kansas City Packers in the first game at the famed ballpark, Wrigley was the scene of a joyous birthday bash on Wednesday afternoon. Banks and other Hall of Famers such as Billy Williams, Fergie Jenkins and Andre Dawson …

  • Baseball-Pujols insists he's not thinking beyond next at-bat Reuters - 2 hours 51 minutes ago

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - One day after joining baseball's exclusive 500 home run club, Albert Pujols insists he is not concerned with reaching … More »Baseball-Pujols insists he's not thinking beyond next at-bat

    By Steve Ginsburg WASHINGTON, April 23 (Reuters) - One day after joining baseball's exclusive 500 home run club, Albert Pujols insists he is not concerned with reaching another longball milestone. Let the fans and the media talk about 600 or 700 home runs, Pujols said, adding that he's not even thinking about homer number …

  • UPDATE 3-Baseball results Reuters - 3 hours ago

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Wednesday (home team in CAPS) ATLANTA 3 Miami 1 Arizona 7 CHICAGO CUBS 5 Texas 3 OAKLAND 0 SEATTLE 5 Houston … More »UPDATE 3-Baseball results

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Wednesday (home team in CAPS) ATLANTA 3 Miami 1 Arizona 7 CHICAGO CUBS 5 Texas 3 OAKLAND 0 SEATTLE 5 Houston 3

  • File photo of veteran baseball player Conrado Marrero standing next to Humberto Rodriguez, president of the Cuban Sports Federation in Havana
    Oldest ex-Major League Baseball player dies in Cuba at 102 Reuters - 3 hours ago

    By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Conrado Marrero, at 102 the oldest former Major League Baseball player and a patriarch of Cuban baseball known for his quick wit … More »Oldest ex-Major League Baseball player dies in Cuba at 102

    File photo of veteran baseball player Conrado Marrero standing next to Humberto Rodriguez, president of the Cuban Sports Federation in Havana

    By Daniel Trotta HAVANA (Reuters) - Conrado Marrero, at 102 the oldest former Major League Baseball player and a patriarch of Cuban baseball known for his quick wit and goofy pitching delivery, died on Wednesday at his home in Havana. Marrero, who played for the Washington Senators, was two days short of his 103rd birthday. …

  • Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games Reuters - 19 hours ago

    April 22 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Yankees 9, Red Sox 3 Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Boston and combined with … More »Baseball-Highlights of Tuesday's MLB games

    April 22 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Tuesday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Yankees 9, Red Sox 3 Jacoby Ellsbury returned to Boston and combined with Japanese rookie Masahiro Tanaka to pace the New York Yankees to a 9-3 rout of the Red Sox. The center fielder, who left Boston to sign a seven-year, $153 …

  • Baseball standings Reuters - 19 hours ago

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the MLB on Tuesday AMERICAN LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. NY Yankees 12 8 .600 - 2. Toronto 11 9 .550 1 3. Tampa … More »Baseball standings

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Standings from the MLB on Tuesday AMERICAN LEAGUEEASTERN DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. NY Yankees 12 8 .600 - 2. Toronto 11 9 .550 1 3. Tampa Bay 10 10 .500 2 4. Baltimore 9 10 .474 2 1/2 5. Boston 9 12 .429 3 1/2 CENTRAL DIVISION W L PCT GB 1. Detroit 10 7 .588 - 2. Kansas City 10 9 .526 1 3. Chicago …

  • UPDATE 6-Baseball results Reuters - 20 hours ago

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) Kansas City 8 CLEVELAND 2 LA Angels 7 WASHINGTON 2 Cincinnati 4 PITTSBURGH 1 … More »UPDATE 6-Baseball results

    April 23 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Tuesday (home team in CAPS) Kansas City 8 CLEVELAND 2 LA Angels 7 WASHINGTON 2 Cincinnati 4 PITTSBURGH 1 TORONTO 9 Baltimore 3 DETROIT 8 Chicago White Sox 6 NY Yankees 9 BOSTON 3 Miami 1 ATLANTA 0 St. Louis 3 NY METS 0 TAMPA BAY 7 Minnesota 3 CHICAGO CUBS 9 Arizona …

  • Los Angeles Angels Albert Pujols is showered with a buckle of Gatorade by his teammates during on on-air interview following game against theWashington Nationals, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Washington. Pujols hit his 499th and 500th career homer in a game won by the Angels 7-2. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)
    Albert Pujols hits 499th, 500th homers in same game to help Angels beat Nationals 7-2 The Canadian Press - 22 hours ago

    WASHINGTON - Heading toward the plate after the 500th homer of this career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels teammates waiting right … More »Albert Pujols hits 499th, 500th homers in same game to help Angels beat Nationals 7-2

    Los Angeles Angels Albert Pujols is showered with a buckle of Gatorade by his teammates during on on-air interview following game against theWashington Nationals, Tuesday, April 22, 2014 in Washington. Pujols hit his 499th and 500th career homer in a game won by the Angels 7-2. (AP Photo/Pablo Martinez Monsivais)

    WASHINGTON - Heading toward the plate after the 500th homer of this career, Albert Pujols glanced ahead and saw a throng of Los Angeles Angels teammates waiting right there to greet him. "I was pretty emotional running the bases and when I ... looked at all these guys coming out, it was hard," Pujols said. Not a problem, …

  • Toronto Blue Jays Brett Lawrie, centre, celebrates his three-run home run with teammate Melky Cabrera, right, during eighth inning MLB baseball action against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese
    Encarnacion, Lawrie and Cabrera hit three-run homers in Jays' 9-3 win over O's The Canadian Press - 22 hours ago

    TORONTO - The series opener between the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles was a pitcher's duel for the first five innings. It turned into a power game after that … More »Encarnacion, Lawrie and Cabrera hit three-run homers in Jays' 9-3 win over O's

    Toronto Blue Jays Brett Lawrie, centre, celebrates his three-run home run with teammate Melky Cabrera, right, during eighth inning MLB baseball action against the Baltimore Orioles in Toronto on Tuesday, April 22, 2014. THE CANADIAN PRESS/Darren Calabrese

    TORONTO - The series opener between the Toronto Blue Jays and Baltimore Orioles was a pitcher's duel for the first five innings. It turned into a power game after that and Toronto's boppers were up to the task. Edwin Encarnacion, Brett Lawrie and Melky Cabrera belted three-run homers as the Blue Jays dumped the Orioles …

  • MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Washington Nationals
    Pujols blasts two homers to join 500 club Reuters - 22 hours ago

    (Reuters) - Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 win over Washington at Nationals Park on … More »Pujols blasts two homers to join 500 club

    MLB: Los Angeles Angels at Washington Nationals

    (Reuters) - Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 win over Washington at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Pujols drilled a three-run shot over the fence in the first inning for his 499th then added the landmark blast on a two-run drive in the fifth. …

  • Baseball-Pujols blasts two homers to join 500 club Reuters - 22 hours ago

    Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 win over Washington at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Pujols … More »Baseball-Pujols blasts two homers to join 500 club

    Albert Pujols belted two homers to reach the 500 home run milestone as he powered the Los Angeles Angels to a 7-2 win over Washington at Nationals Park on Tuesday. Pujols drilled a three-run shot over the fence in the first inning for his 499th then added the landmark blast on a two-run drive in the fifth. He became the …

  • Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014

    April 21 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Rangers 4, Athletics 3 Third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff went 2-for-4 with … More »Baseball-Highlights of Monday's MLB games

    April 21 (The Sports Xchange) - Highlights of Monday's Major League Baseball games. - - - Rangers 4, Athletics 3 Third baseman Kevin Kouzmanoff went 2-for-4 with a double and scored the go-ahead run in the eighth inning as the Texas Rangers rallied from a 3-1 deficit to beat the Oakland A's in the opener of a three-game …

  • UPDATE 4-Baseball results Reuters - Tue, 22 Apr, 2014

    April 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Monday (home team in CAPS) Baltimore 7 BOSTON 6 CLEVELAND 4 Kansas City 3 LA Angels 4 WASHINGTON 2 PITTSBURGH … More »UPDATE 4-Baseball results

    April 22 (Infostrada Sports) - Results from the MLB games on Monday (home team in CAPS) Baltimore 7 BOSTON 6 CLEVELAND 4 Kansas City 3 LA Angels 4 WASHINGTON 2 PITTSBURGH 6 Cincinnati 5 Chicago White Sox 3 DETROIT 1 ATLANTA 4 Miami 2 (10 innings) NY METS 2 St. Louis 0 CHICAGO CUBS 5 Arizona 1 MILWAUKEE 4 San Diego 3 COLORADO …

  • Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig attempts to make a diving catch of a fly ball off the bat of Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Phillips during their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game in Glendale
    Baseball star stands accused in journey from Cuba to big leagues Reuters - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014

    As young Cuban slugger Yasiel Puig is earning millions on the baseball field with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a bizarre story of how the talented player escaped from the … More »Baseball star stands accused in journey from Cuba to big leagues

    Los Angeles Dodgers Yasiel Puig attempts to make a diving catch of a fly ball off the bat of Cincinnati Reds' Brandon Phillips during their MLB Cactus League spring training baseball game in Glendale

    As young Cuban slugger Yasiel Puig is earning millions on the baseball field with the Los Angeles Dodgers, a bizarre story of how the talented player escaped from the Communist-ruled island country is unfolding in U.S. court documents. Puig ran a gauntlet of fast boats, Mexican drug smugglers and even death threats in …

  • Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile hugs former Red Sox player Kevin Millar after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park in Boston Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)
    Orioles score 6 in 3rd off Buchholz, spoil Red Sox game on Patriots' Day with 7-6 win The Canadian Press - Mon, 21 Apr, 2014

    BOSTON - A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox had plenty of chances to make a special day even more memorable. Boston scored one run in each of the … More »Orioles score 6 in 3rd off Buchholz, spoil Red Sox game on Patriots' Day with 7-6 win

    Boston Marathon bombing survivor Marc Fucarile hugs former Red Sox player Kevin Millar after throwing out the ceremonial first pitch before the baseball game between the Boston Red Sox and the Baltimore Orioles at Fenway Park in Boston Monday, April 21, 2014. (AP Photo/Winslow Townson)

    BOSTON - A year after the Boston Marathon bombings, the Red Sox had plenty of chances to make a special day even more memorable. Boston scored one run in each of the last three innings — stranding runners in scoring position in all of them — — in a 7-6 loss to the Baltimore Orioles in Monday's traditional Patriots' Day …