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  • Stroman drops appeal; suspension cut to 5 games

    Updated: 8 hr ago

    NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto pitcher Marcus Stroman dropped his appeal of a six-game suspension from Major League Baseball, and the penalty was cut to five games. MLB penalized Stroman on Wednesday and fined the 23-year-old rookie for throwing a pitch two days earlier that sailed past the...

  • Lewis, Rangers lose 8-5 to Angels

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Colby Lewis got a win in his first start of the season against the Los Angeles Angels. His last four outings against the AL West champions have not gone so well. Lewis was hit hard while pitching five innings in the Texas Rangers' 8-5 loss on Saturday. He...

  • Weaver helps Angels to 8-5 win over Rangers

    Updated: 20 hr ago

    ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jered Weaver has one more start in the way before the real fun begins, and he's been waiting almost five years to get another chance for a World Series ring. In the meantime, Weaver earned his AL-leading 18th victory when the AL West champion Los Angeles Angels...

  • Cashner brilliant in Padres' 3-2 win vs Giants

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Andrew Cashner had pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning, yet punched the outside of his glove as he got to the dugout steps after manager Bud Black pulled him. Cashner came within three outs of his second straight two-hit shutout before he allowed Hunter Pence's...

  • Gomes, Indians move up in playoff race, beat Twins

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Yan Gomes remembers the Indians coming to Minnesota last year and clinching a playoff spot on the last day of the regular season. Now Cleveland is back in Minnesota, trying to sneak into the postseason through the back door. Gomes homered and drove in four runs to...

  • Twins lose 7-3 to contending Indians

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — While the Minnesota Twins are trying to build for the future, one of their young arms took a step backward on Saturday night. Trevor May was chased in the fifth inning and the Twins went on to a 7-3 loss to the Cleveland Indians at a rainy Target Field. May's rocky...

  • Cashner, Padres beat Giants 3-2

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants probably are looking forward to leaving Petco Park, even though their next stop is Dodger Stadium. Andrew Cashner pitched brilliantly into the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres beat San Francisco 3-2 Saturday night to keep the Giants from...

  • Pirates fall to Brewers 1-0 as race tightens

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — Andrew McCutchen wore a bandage over his aching left forearm, the bruise the result of his latest run-in with an opponent's fastball. The Pittsburgh Pirates star center fielder is getting all too used to the routine. He can deal with it if his team ends up in the...

  • Marlins eliminated from wild-card contention

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    MIAMI (AP) — The Marlins failed in their late comeback attempt and saw their fleeting playoff hopes come to an end. Ryan Zimmerman's RBI triple keyed a three-run seventh inning as the Washington Nationals rallied for a 3-2 victory Saturday night, eliminating the Marlins from NL...

  • White Sox manage just 3 hits in 3-1 loss to Rays

    Updated: 21 hr ago

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Chicago managed just two hits against Chris Archer, and White Sox manager Robin Ventura was impressed by the young right-hander. Marcus Semien's pinch-hit RBI single in the ninth against Jake McGee accounted for Chicago's only run in a 3-1 loss to the Tampa...

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