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  • Dodgers begin 10-game homestand with 2-1 loss to Mets

    LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers were blown away by New York Mets rookie Noah Snydergaard, and wasted another Cy Young-type performance by Clayton Kershaw in the process. Kershaw, 5-0 with a 1.62 ERA in his seven previous starts against the Mets, allowed a run and five hits over seven innings and struck out seven in his first start...

  • Tough MLB debut for Noe Ramirez; Astros beat Sox 12-8 in 10

    BOSTON (AP) — The bullpen door opened and Noe Ramirez jogged into a major league game for first time in his career. A little while later, he was walking off to a spattering off boos as the Houston Astros completed a four-run 10th inning that carried them to a 12-8 victory over the Boston Red Sox. The momentum from Boston's successful road...

  • Napoli error leads to 4-run 10th as Astros beat Red Sox 12-8

    BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros seem to turn every little break into a victory. First baseman Mike Napoli allowed Preston Tucker's hard grounder to bounce past him for an error, and Carlos Correa followed with a tiebreaking single in a four-run 10th inning that lifted the Astros over the Boston Red Sox on Friday night for their fifth straight...

  • McCann, Teixeira hit 3-run homers, Yanks beat Rays in 12

    NEW YORK (AP) — After getting a big double play to end the top of the 12th inning and keep their deficit to two runs, the New York Yankees sensed they still had a chance. And why not? They already rallied late once against their AL East rivals on Friday night. " It just gives you hope that just one guy has to get on and you got guys that can...

  • Lorenzen doesn't last long in Reds' 12-1 loss to Brewers

    CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Michael Lorenzen did not last very long against the Milwaukee Brewers. Carlos Gomez hit his first career grand slam and tied his career high with five RBIs, leading Milwaukee over Cincinnati 12-1 Friday night and extending the Brewers' winning streak to six. Lorenzen (3-3) threw 90 pitches while giving up three...

  • Gomez grand slam highlights Brewers' 12-1 win over Reds

    CINCINNATI (AP) — The Brewers picked up in Cincinnati right where they left off in Philadelphia. Carlos Gomez hit his first career grand slam and tied his career high with five RBIs, leading Milwaukee over the Cincinnati Reds 12-1 Friday night and extending the Brewers' winning streak to six. Gerardo Parra and Aramis Ramirez added solo shots...

  • Cabrera likely to go on DL after Tigers top Jays 8-6

    DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera's calf injury overshadowed Anibal Sanchez's no-hit bid for the Detroit Tigers. Miguel Cabrera left Friday night's 8-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays in the fourth inning when he got hurt while breaking for second base on an attempted hit-and-run. Detroit expects the two-time AL MVP to go on the disabled list....

  • Blue Jays' rally falls short in 8-6 loss to Tigers

    DETROIT (AP) — For one inning Friday night, the Toronto Blue Jays appeared to have baseball's best offense. That wasn't quite enough to overcome the other eight in an 8-6 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Toronto didn't get a hit in the first 7 1/3 innings against Anibal Sanchez and trailed 8-0 when Ezequiel Carrera broke up the no-hit bid with a...

  • Danks, Abreu lead White Sox over Orioles 1-0

    CHICAGO (AP) — John Danks pitched his best baseball after a low point in his career. Danks pitched seven scoreless innings and Jose Abreu hit a home run, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 1-0 on Friday night. The White Sox have won seven of their last 11 games after losing a season-high eight straight. Danks (4-8) was...

  • Cardinals fire scouting director Correa amid hacking scandal

    ST. LOUIS (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals said Thursday they have fired scouting director Chris Correa, the first known fallout from the hacking scandal that has resulted in a federal investigation into whether the team illegally got inside the player personnel database of the Houston Astros. The Cardinals declined to say why Correa was fired...

  • Bases-loaded walk ends pitchers' duel suddenly

    Memphis, Tenn. - Fans were treated to another pitchers' duel Monday in the Redbirds' 1-0 win over the Sky Sox at AutoZone Park. A day after Memphis carried a 2-0 lead into the ninth, the Sky Sox and Redbirds would battle through 81/2 scoreless frames before the decisive bottom of the ninth in the series finale. Tyler Cravy turned in one of...

  • Arenado keeps up hitting streak for Rockies in 6-3 loss to Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO — Is Nolan Arenado an All-Star? "I don't think there is any debate," Colorado manager Walt Weiss said. "He needs to be in that game." Arenado continues to wear down major league pitchers, even getting to Giants ace and World Series MVP Madison Bumgarner for a first-inning home run. He added another homer against former...

  • Ryne Sandberg resigns as Philadelphia Phillies manager

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Ryne Sandberg left on his terms. An emotional Sandberg resigned as Phillies manager on Friday in his third season as Philadelphia struggles with the worst record in the major leagues. "In a lot of ways, I'm old school, and I'm very much dissatisfied with the record and not pleased at all with that," Sandberg said. "I think...

  • Scherzer's bid for 2nd straight no-hitter ends in 6th

    PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Max Scherzer's bid to become the second pitcher in major league history to throw two consecutive no-hitters ended when Philadelphia's Freddy Galvis doubled with one out in the sixth inning Friday night. Scherzer retired the first 16 batters before Galvis lined a 1-1 pitch to the right-field wall. The Nationals'...

  • Sanchez 3-run triple in 10th lifts White Sox over Tigers 8-7

    DETROIT (AP) — Up a run in the 10th, Chicago White Sox manager Robin Ventura didn't think twice about walking Miguel Cabrera to load the bases. "It's always risky because you put the winning run at second, but you don't tug on Superman's cape too often," Ventura said of the two-time AL MVP. "We're going to take our chances with the next guy."...

  • Fister pitches 4-hit ball as Nationals beat Braves 7-0

    WASHINGTON (AP) — Doug Fister said he really hadn't heard about the scoreless innings streak being crafted by his fellow Washington Nationals starters. Fister allowed four hits over seven innings in another superb outing by a Washington starter, and the Nationals defeated the Atlanta Braves 7-0 on Thursday for their sixth straight win....

  • Padres score 6 in 8th inning, still lose 13-8 to Giants

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Padres' eighth inning began and ended with pinch-hitters — and they were one and the same player. San Diego closed within a run with a six-run eighth when Matt Kemp hit a two-run homer and four pinch hitters reached base. But the San Francisco Giants managed to outslug the Padres 13-8 in the series finale Thursday....

  • Giants hit 4 triples for 1st time since '60, beat Pads 13-8

    SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Belt found another gear on the bases, and compared himself to a long-legged jungle animal. The speedy Giants hit four triples in a game for the first time in 55 years, including a pair by Belt in a 13-8 win over the San Diego Padres on Thursday. "When I can sniff a triple, I'm going to turn it on," Belt said. "I...

  • DeGrom leads Mets over Brewers 2-0 to stop 7-game skid

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jacob deGrom sent the New York Mets home with a rare road win. DeGrom gave up four hits in eight innings and the Mets beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Thursday to stop a seven-game losing streak, their longest since April 2011. "He's got tremendous stuff. He knows how to use it. He's legit," Mets manager Terry Collins said....

  • Brewers, Jungmann shut down by deGrom in 2-0 loss to Mets

    MILWAUKEE (AP) — Taylor Jungmann was locked in a scoreless battle Jacob deGrom for five innings. But the Milwaukee Brewers' bullpen couldn't keep the New York Mets off the scoreboard and Jungmann had to settle for a pat on the back from his manager. DeGrom gave up four hits in eight innings, and the Mets beat the Brewers 2-0 on Thursday to...

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