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Mariners use 2 HRs, Moore's defensive gem to top Dodgers 4-3

Apr. 20, 2021 01:40 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie Taylor Trammell homered and added a key RBI double, third baseman Dylan Moore thwarted a Dodgers rally with a terrific defensive play in the seventh and the Seattle Mariners beat Los Angeles 4-3 on Monday night in a matchup of early season division leaders. ...

García, Arihara lift Rangers over Angels 6-4

Apr. 20, 2021 02:02 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Adolis García homered and doubled off Dylan Bundy, Kohei Arihara took a shutout into the sixth inning and the Texas Rangers got their offense on track in a 6-4 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Texas eclipsed its entire output from...

Rays' Fleming delivers in home state, TB beats Royals 4-1

Apr. 20, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Josh Fleming pitched two-hit ball into the sixth inning, Kevin Kiermaier led a strong effort from the bottom of Tampa Bay's batting order and the Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Monday night. Fleming (1-1) struck out three in 5 1/3 innings,...

Twins cleared to travel, set for Tuesday DH at Oakland

Apr. 19, 2021 22:54 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have been cleared to travel and are moving forward with plans for a doubleheader in Oakland on Tuesday after having their season interrupted by coronavirus concerns. The Twins haven't played since Friday to allow for virus...

LEADING OFF: Braves' Acuña uncertain vs struggling Yanks

Apr. 19, 2021 21:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ QUESTIONABLE ACUÑA Braves star Ronald Acuña Jr. is uncertain for the opener of a two-game series at Yankee Stadium after an MRI revealed a mild abdominal strain. Acuña...

5-10 start has Yankees restless; Cashman vows to stay course

Apr. 19, 2021 15:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees' players and staff are restless. So are fans. A 5-10 start, the franchise's worst in 24 years, has shaken a team that expects to contend for a World Series title. “Right now we would be a team that an opponent...

Red Sox top White Sox 11-4 on Patriots' Day with no Marathon

Apr. 19, 2021 15:35 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kiké Hernández led off with a replay-aided home run and Bobby Dalbec worked a 14-pitch walk in a six-run first inning, helping the Red Sox beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Monday in the first Patriots’ Day game played apart from the Boston Marathon. ...

Gallo getting on base for Rangers without all of the extras

Apr. 19, 2021 14:48 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo is getting on base a lot for the Texas Rangers without going out of the park. That is quite a shift for the 6-foot-5 slugger who homered in the only pitch he's faced in an MLB All-Star Game and got to 100 career homers quicker than any...

The Latest: MLB's Indians to boost attendance to 40% in May

Apr. 19, 2021 13:54 PM EDT

The Latest on the effects of the coronavirus outbreak on sports around the world: ___ The Cleveland Indians plan to increase attendance at upcoming games at Progressive Field from 30% to 40%. The team said Monday that change will...

Cora says some Red Sox players getting vaccine at Fenway

Apr. 19, 2021 12:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora said some of his players were getting their first COVID-19 vaccination at Fenway Park on Monday. “Today, there’s some guys that are going to get the vaccine,” Cora said before the Red Sox hosted the White Sox in Boston’s...