• Phillies' slide reaches six after 7-2 loss to Nationals

    Yesterday

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Philadelphia's Sean O'Sullivan left Friday's start regretting a first-inning curveball that didn't get down and in enough to evade Bryce Harper's bat. If only the Phillies could punish similar mistakes. Harper hammered a three-run homer off O'Sullivan, and Max...

  • Athletics fall to Royals 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

    Yesterday

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brett Lawrie and Alcides Escobar played together in the minor leagues, and Lawrie always makes a point of greeting his old buddy whenever their teams play each other. That's why the Oakland third baseman insisted Friday night that there was no intent when he...

  • Scherzer, Harper power Nationals to 7-2 win over Phillies

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Max Scherzer kept the Phillies' lineup guessing even though he faced them earlier in the week. Against a struggling lineup, it wasn't too hard. Scherzer pitched eight strong innings to get his first win with the Nationals and Bryce Harper hit a three-run homer as...

  • Rodriguez powers Yankees to 5-4 win over Rays

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees used Alex Rodriguez's big game to get a win on the road, and that was the most important part for the slugger. Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs, and the Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Friday night....

  • Pirates get to starter Jimmy Nelson and Brewers fall 6-3

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates were ready for Jimmy Nelson's curveball this time around. Six days after baffling the Bucs for seven shutout innings in an easy win, the Milwaukee Brewers right-hander labored through five innings in a 6-3 loss on Friday night. "There (were) a...

  • Royals beat Athletics 6-4 in rematch of AL wild-card game

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Royals and A's picked up right where they left off. On Friday night, it nearly turned into punches. In their first meeting since last September's dramatic wild-card game, Paulo Orlando delivered a go-ahead triple in the eighth inning to help Kansas City to...

  • Bryant 0 for 4 with 3 Ks in debut as Cubs lose to Padres 5-4

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant absorbed the sights and smells and sounds of Wrigley Field. He cherished playing in front of 30,000 charged-up fans. He appreciated all the family members and friends who turned out for his big league debut. Only two things were missing — a hit and a win....

  • Rays beaten by A-Rod's big night, fall to Yankees 5-4

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays threw one too many pitches to Alex Rodriguez on Friday night. Rodriguez inched closer to Willie Mays with two more home runs and the New York Yankees beat the Rays 5-4. Rodriguez hit a solo shot in the second, driving an 0-1 pitch from...

  • Pittsburgh snaps out of slump, runs away from Brewers 6-3

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates flailed helplessly at Jimmy Nelson's curveball last weekend, striking out nine times in a lopsided loss in Milwaukee. With a rematch looming Friday, manager Clint Hurdle ordered his players to spend a little more time in the batting cage while...

  • Royals shortstop Escobar exits, injured by late Lawrie slide

    Updated: Fri, Apr 17, 2015

    KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Royals shortstop Alcides Escobar was helped off the field without putting weight on his left leg Friday night after Oakland's Brett Lawrie slid into him in a play at second base. Josh Reddick had lined a pitch off pitcher Kelvin Herrera with one out in the...

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