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Yankees place RHP Green on injured list with elbow strain

May. 21, 2022 12:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees placed Chad Green on the injured list with a strained right elbow on Saturday and the stalwart reliever could be headed for surgery. Before the Yankees opened a series with the Chicago White Sox, manager Aaron Boone said Green was getting other opinions...

Smeltzer backed by Garlick, Miranda as Twins beat Royals 6-4

May. 21, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) — Kyle Garlick and Jose Miranda each drove in two runs, leading Devin Smeltzer and the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 6-4 on Friday night. Garlick put Minnesota on the scoreboard with an RBI single in a three-run first inning and added a sacrifice...

Ramírez shakes off injury, leads Guardians past Tigers 6-1

May. 20, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez hit a three-run homer and tripled a day after avoiding a serious injury when he fouled a ball off his leg, and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Friday night. Both teams were without their managers for the series opener....

Yankees-White Sox PPD, to be made up in doubleheader Sunday

May. 20, 2022 18:13 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Chicago White Sox at New York Yankees game on Friday night was postponed due to a forecast of inclement weather and will be made up as part of a doubleheader Sunday. The Yankees announced the postponement about 3 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch. The...

Managers Hinch, Francona out as Tigers meet Guardians

May. 20, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and the Cleveland Guardians are both without their managers for the series opener between the teams Friday night. Detroit’s A.J. Hinch will miss the game because he isn’t feeling well but tested negative for COVID-19. Bench coach George...

Robert homers, drives in 4 as White Sox beat Royals 7-4

May. 19, 2022 22:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luis Robert homered and drove in four runs as the Chicago White Sox rallied past the Kansas City Royals 7-4 Thursday to win the five-game series. Robert delivered a pair of RBI singles before hitting a two-run homer into the left field stands in the eighth....

Witt homers off Giolito, Melendez connects as KC tops Chisox

May. 19, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez homered and fellow rookie Emmanuel Rivera hit a go-ahead triple, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night. Witt, Melendez and Rivera each had two hits. “The young guys...

Yankees ride Cole's arm, quick start to 3-2 win over Orioles

May. 18, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a night when their bats were held in check, the New York Yankees found another way to win. Gerrit Cole pitched seven efficient innings, the defense backed him up with several strong plays and New York beat the skidding Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night. ...

Correa 2 hits in return, small crowd as Twins top A’s 14-4

May. 18, 2022 20:10 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Carlos Correa went 2 for 4 with an RBI double in his return from a stint on the injured list caused by a bruised middle finger on his right hand, and the Minnesota Twins set a season high for runs Wednesday in a 14-4 rout of the Oakland Athletics. Correa was...

Paredes homers twice, Rodriguez leaves early, Rays win 6-1

May. 18, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Isaac Paredes homered twice against his former teammates to double his career big league total, helping the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Wednesday on an afternon Eduardo Rodriguez left in the first inning and headed to the injured list. ...