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All Times Eastern Friday, Sept. 23 AUTO RACING 11:30 a.m. NBCSN — NASCAR, Sprint Cup Series, Bad Boy Off Road 300, practice, at Loudon, N.H.…

This Date In Baseball

Sept. 23 1908 — In a crucial game with the Chicago Cubs, Fred Merkle of the New York Giants failed to touch second base as the apparent winn…

Cubs sweep Reds with 9-2 victory

CHICAGO (AP) — John Lackey was cruising along when Chicago Cubs manager Joe Maddon hit for the right-hander in the eighth inning. Finding so…

Ellsbury back in Yankees’ lineup

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Center fielder Jacoby Ellsbury is back in the starting lineup for the banged up New York Yankees. Ellsbury is se…

MLB Calendar

Oct. 4-5 — Wild-card games. Oct. 6 — Division Series start. Oct. 14 — League Championship Series start. Oct. 25 — World Series starts, city …

This Date In Baseball

Sept. 22 1911 — Cy Young, 44, beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 1-0 for his 511th and final major league victory. 1936 — The Detroit Tigers swept …