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  • Arenado homers again, Kendrick leads Rockies over Reds

    CINCINNATI — Nolan Arenado hit a three-run homer on Wednesday, extending his hitting tear, and Kyle Kendrick pitched into the eighth inning for his first win since opening day, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 6-4 victory over the Cincinnati Reds. The Rockies won for the fourth time in five games, taking two of three in the series. The Reds...

  • Live coverage: Lewis-Palmer High School baseball vs. Green Mountain, Class 4A state title game, 1 p.m.

    Two more wins and Lewis-Palmer High School will become Class 4A state champions for the first time in program history. One loss and the season is over.  The Rangers (22-3) will face Green Mountain (19-6) on Wednesday at Metro State at 1 p.m. The Rangers will have to beat Green Mountain twice in the double-elimination tournament....

  • Robertson blows save, Blue Jays beat White Sox 10-9

    TORONTO (AP) — With the slumping Chicago White Sox in position for a rare win, David Robertson couldn't close it. Josh Donaldson hit a three-run home run off Robertson in the ninth inning, his second homer of the game, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays to a 10-9 victory Tuesday night. "It's frustrating for me because the team played really well...

  • Donaldson's 2nd homer lifts Blue Jays over White Sox 10-9

    TORONTO (AP) — Josh Donaldson thrives on coming through in the clutch. He did just that Tuesday night. Donaldson hit a three-run homer off David Robertson in the ninth inning, his second home run of the game, lifting the Toronto Blue Jays over the Chicago White Sox 10-9. "That's probably one of the better feelings in baseball, to hit a...

  • Royals lose 3 in a row for first time this season

    NEW YORK (AP) — The Kansas City Royals haven't been in this kind of slump in more than a year. The Yankees put up two more first-inning runs in this series — Mark Teixeira's two-run homer — and the Royals couldn't recover, losing their third straight for the first time since last August, 5-1 to New York on Tuesday night. "I was hoping to go a...

  • Teixeira drives in 4 runs, Yankees beat Royals 5-1

    NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Teixeira failed to get in on the fun on Monday. He made up for it a night later. Teixeira homered and drove in four runs, Adam Warren pitched two-hit ball into the seventh inning and the New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 5-1 Tuesday to send the AL champions to their first three-game skid this season. Teixeira...

  • Reds end 9-game losing streak with 2-1 win over Rockies

    CINCINNATI (AP) — With seven impressive innings, left-hander Chris Rusin made sure the Colorado Rockies won't forget about him the next time they need a starter. Rusin made an emergency start and did well on Tuesday night before the Cincinnati Reds rallied against the bullpen for a 2-1 victory that ended their nine-game losing streak. "I know...

  • Arenado leads Rockies to win over Reds

    CINCINNATI — The Cincinnati Reds lost their ninth straight game Monday as Nolan Arenado homered, had three hits and drove in the tiebreaking run with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning off Aroldis Chapman that gave the Colorado Rockies a 5-4 victory. This is the Reds' longest losing streak since they dropped 11 straight in June 1998 under...

  • Watch: Colorado high school baseball team uses hidden ball trick to win state, video goes viral

    Video: Courtesy Jason Carter/KRDO PUEBLO — Rye High School is celebrating its second Class 2A baseball championship in five years with help from a hidden ball trick. The Pueblo Chieftain reports that the Thunderbolts claimed the title with a 12-10 victory over defending state champion Resurrection Christian in Pueblo on Saturday. The...

  • Big early deficit too much for Springs to overcome

    SALT LAKE CITY - The Sky Sox were roughly 180 feet away from tying Sunday's contest before a pop-out ended their day, falling just short of a comeback victory in a 9-8 loss to the Bees. The Sox fell behind early as starter Tyler Thornburg (0-2, 4.45) allowed five runs (four earned) over his first three frames. In a 5-0 hole, Colorado Springs...

  • Bettis pitches Rockies past Giants

    DENVER — Nolan Arenado had four hits and four RBIs, leading Chad Bettis and the Colorado Rockies to an 11-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Troy Tulowitzki and Nick Hundley each drove in two runs as Rockies earned a split of the rain-soaked, four-game series. Bettis (1-0) was nearly unhittable until the ninth inning. Nori...

  • Yankees lose for 9th time in 10 games, 15-4 to Rangers

    NEW YORK (AP) — This is all anyone needs to know about the New York Yankees' latest fiasco: utilityman Garrett Jones pitched more effectively than CC Sabathia. Sabathia was chased after 2 1/3 innings in his briefest start in six years, and a 10-run third inning propelled the Texas Rangers over the Yankees 15-4 Saturday. New York has lost nine...

  • Salt Lake overcomes strong Jungmann start, beat Sky Sox

    An errant throw to third allowed Alfredo marte to score from third base in the eighth inning, allowing the Salt Lake Bees to escape with a 3-2 victory over the Colorado Springs Sky Sox Saturday evening at Smith's Ballpark in Salt Lake City. The game was tied at 2 when Marte led off the eighth with a double, moved to third on a sacrifice bunt...

  • Mariners fail in clutch, fall to Orioles 5-4

    BALTIMORE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners spent nearly six hours trying to get a win that ultimately eluded their grasp for a variety of reasons, not the least of which was an ejection that infuriated manager Lloyd McClendon. Seattle rallied from a four-run deficit before the Baltimore Orioles got a tiebreaking RBI single from J.J. Hardy in the...

  • Garcia goes 7 in return, but Cardinals lose 5-0 to Mets

    NEW YORK (AP) — Back on a major league mound for the first time in 11 months, Jaime Garcia gave the St. Louis Cardinals good reason to believe he can help. His teammates gave him little chance to win. Jacob deGrom retired his final 23 batters following a first-inning single, and Lucas Duda hit two long homers to nearly the same spot Thursday...

  • Keuchel solid again to help Astros over A's 6-1

    HOUSTON (AP) — Expectations were high for the Oakland Athletics this year after three straight postseason appearances. But injuries and inconsistent play have left the A's with the worst record in the major leagues at 14-28. Evan Gattis hit a two-run homer to help Dallas Keuchel win his eighth straight decision, and the Houston Astros kept...

  • Organization's best defensive infielder, Yadiel Rivera, fitting in nicely with Sky Sox

    It didn't take Colorado Springs shortstop Yadiel Rivera long to demonstrate why he is rated as the best defensive infielder in the Brewers' organization. In his first four games in a Sky Sox uniform, the natural shortstop showed the speed and lateral movement that enables him to make Major League-caliber defensive plays. He fits in nicely...

  • Colorado Springs Sky Sox doubleheader postponed

    The Colorado Springs Sky Sox ended up with three days off in a row after Tuesday's 4:30 p.m. doubleheader, scheduled to make up for Monday's rained-out game, was postponed at about 5:35 p.m. The start times were bumped back to 5 and then 5:15 to allow the Sky Sox staff time to work on the field, but the rain-soaked surface was deemed...

  • Kennedy falters in Padres' 10-5 loss to Nationals

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ian Kennedy was close to perfect through four innings, holding the Washington Nationals without a hit and getting a double play to erase the only baserunner. He ran into trouble in the fifth and then faltered in the sixth. Stephen Strasburg rebounded from a rough start to beat his hometown San Diego Padres for the fourth...

  • Strasburg beats Padres again, Harper homers in 10-5 win

    SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper slid into third base with the Washington Nationals' first hit, popped up and pumped his first. Four batters later in the fifth inning, Danny Espinosa drove a three-run home run to right field, and the Nationals and Stephen Strasburg were on their way to a 10-5 victory against the San Diego Padres on Sunday....

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