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  • Wintry weather postpones Jays-Twins; twinbill set

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays and the Minnesota Twins were given an unexpected day off because of the weather. They sure needed the extra time to warm back up from the night before. The Blue Jays-Twins game Wednesday was postponed more than seven hours before it was...

  • Slowey to replace Hand in Marlins rotation

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — Right-hander Kevin Slowey will move into the Miami Marlins' rotation to replace struggling left-hander Brad Hand and start Sunday against Seattle. The start will be first for Slowey since July 8. He started 14 games for Miami last year and went 3-6 overall with a 4.11...

  • Punchless Rays go quietly in 3-0 loss to Orioles

    Updated: 1 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — In spite of their inability to pull out of a horrific hitting slump, the Tampa Bay Rays are still hovering around .500 and remain in the thick of the AL East race. That's why manager Joe Maddon isn't losing sleep over his team's inability to generate any offense...

  • Orioles beat Rays 3-0 for 2-game sweep

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles appear to be getting the pitching they so desperately need to be contenders in the AL East. Or maybe they just caught the Tampa Bay Rays at exactly the right time. Miguel Gonzalez and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, and the Orioles...

  • Pirates shut out by Reds' Cueto 4-0

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Johnny Cueto was on his game, and the only thing that the Pirates could do was watch. Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the NL wild card game, and Joey Votto hit a two-run homer that led the Cincinnati Reds over the Pirates...

  • Cueto throws 3rd shutout as Reds beat Pirates 4-0

    Updated: 2 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — That playoff loss in Pittsburgh last year? Johnny Cueto never thought about it much. So getting a chance to shut out the Pirates in a rematch wasn't any more special. Not to him, anyway. Cueto pitched his third career shutout against the team that beat him in the...

  • Pirates' Tabata slams into wall, helped off field

    Updated: 3 hr ago

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Pirates left fielder Jose Tabata was helped off the field on Wednesday after he slammed into the outfield wall while making a catch in the fifth inning. Tabata caught up with Brayan Pena's fly ball just in front of the wall and turned at the last moment, hitting...

  • Mets bring up Matsuzaka and send down Lannan

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Mets are bringing up pitcher Daisuke Matsuzaka to replace John Lannan on their big league roster. Matsuzaka's contract was selected Wednesday from Las Vegas, and New York sent Lannan outright to the Triple-A team. Matsuzaka, a 33-year-old right-hander, was 3-3...

  • Who's on first? Yankees short on first basemen

    Updated: 5 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Who's on first? For the New York Yankees, it's not a joke. Since Mark Teixiera went on the disabled list April 5 with a strained right hamstring, the $200 million Bronx Bombers have cobbled together a platoon at first base. Kelly Johnson made his 10th start at first...

  • Astros call up prized prospect George Springer

    Updated: 6 hr ago

    HOUSTON (AP) — Prized prospect George Springer will join the Houston Astros from Triple-A Oklahoma City on Wednesday. The 24-year-old outfielder had 37 homers and 108 RBIs with 45 stolen bases combined in Double-A and Triple-A last year. He was off to a strong start in Triple-A this...

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