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Yankees’ Josh Donaldson: ‘Jackie’ was long-running joke

Tensions had been simmering between Josh Donaldson and Tim Anderson since last week, but the feud took a turn Saturday when the White Sox claimed the Yankees slugger made a racist comment toward Anderson. Donaldson admitted after the Yankees’ 7-5 win in The Bronx that he jokingly called Anderson “Jackie” – as he has in …

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Starling Marte returns, lifts Mets to 5-1 win against Rockies

DENVER – Starling Marte looked to the sky as usual upon completing a home-run trot, but this time he had an additional family member in his thoughts. Returning from the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother, Brigada Gonzalez, the Mets outfielder crushed the first pitch he saw Saturday, circled the bases, blessed himself …

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White Sox manager says Yankees’ Josh Donaldson called Tim Anderson a racist comment

CNN – During the New York Yankees ‘7-5 win over the Chicago White Sox Saturday, Yankees’ third baseman Josh Donaldson, who is White, made a racist comment to Chicago shortstop Tim Anderson, who is Black, White Sox manager Tony La Russa told reporters . “He made a racist comment and that’s all I’m going to …

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No. 6 Texas A&M claims first-ever SEC West crown with series win in Oxford

Game # 52: No. 6 Texas A&M 12, Ole Miss 5Records: Texas A&M (35-17, 19-11), Ole Miss (32-21, 14-16)WP: Joseph Menefee (6-2)LP: Drew McDaniel (5-3)Box Score A fourth-inning eruption and four-inning disruption propelled No. 6 Texas A&M (35-17, 19-11) to a 12-5 Southeastern Conference baseball victory over No. 20 Ole Miss (32-21, 14-16) on Saturday …

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White Sox accuses Yankees’ Josh Donaldson of racial comment

Tim Anderson accused Josh Donaldson of making a racist comment on Saturday that nearly ignited a benches-clearing brawl, but the Yankees third baseman said he believes the White Sox shortstop took his words the wrong way. After the Yankees’ 7-5 victory at the Stadium, Anderson said Donaldson used the phrase, “What’s up, Jackie?” multiple times …

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Yankees’ Chad Green placed in injured list with elbow strain

The Yankees are officially without a key piece of their bullpen, and could be for a while. The club placed Chad Green on the 15-day injured list Saturday with what it called a “right elbow strain.” While Green was still gathering more opinions from doctors as of Saturday morning, manager Aaron Boone said surgery was …

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