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Abreu drives in 2, Cease Ks 9, White Sox top Royals 3-0

May. 17, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jose Abreu hit a two-run double in a three-run fifth inning, Dylan Cease pitched scoreless ball into the sixth, and the Chicago White Sox beat the Kansas City Royals 3-0 in the first game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. Cease (4-1) wrangled out of trouble...

Brewers pitcher Mejía banned 80 games for positive drug test

May. 17, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee pitcher J.C. Mejía was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol, the second Brewers player disciplined this season under Major League Baseball’s drug program. A 25-year-old...

Phillies' Harper out against Padres after injection in elbow

May. 17, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper did not start for the Philadelphia Phillies in Tuesday’s game against San Diego and the reigning NL MVP could miss at least one more game as he recovers from a platelet-rich plasma injection in his right elbow. Harper had the injection Sunday...

O's Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for drug distribution

May. 17, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey was suspended for 60 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse. The former New York Mets star admitted in February during a trial in federal court to using cocaine in New York and...

Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for distribution of prohibited drug of abuse

May. 17, 2022 16:34 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for distribution of prohibited drug of abuse.

Guardians manager Francona still sidelined with COVID-19

May. 17, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians manager Terry Francona missed his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. Francona and most of his coaching staff were forced to return from the team's trip to Chicago and Minnesota after an outbreak in...

Mets' Marte loses grandmother 2 years after wife's death

May. 17, 2022 14:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets outfielder Starling Marte was placed on the bereavement list following the death of his grandmother, which came nearly two years to the day after his wife died of a heart attack. Mets manager Buck Showalter said Tuesday that Marte's grandmother, Ponga...

Houston RHP Odorizzi stretchered off in Boston, to get MRI

May. 17, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed with a leg injury while running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park field on a stretcher. The team said he had “left lower leg...

LEADING OFF: Detmers tries to match Vander Meer, 3 twinbills

May. 17, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ AND FOR AN ENCORE Reid Detmers has a chance to match Johnny Vander Meer's feat of consecutive no-hitters when he starts for the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers. The...

Dodgers return to form with 5-4 win over Bumgarner, D-backs

May. 17, 2022 02:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin led the Los Angeles Dodgers back to normal by continuing to do things better than he's ever done them. Chris Taylor hit a two-run homer and Gonsolin pitched six innings of three-hit ball in the Dodgers' 5-4 victory over Madison Bumgarner and the...