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Rays SS Wander Franco returns from quadriceps injury

Jun. 26, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay shortstop Wander Franco was reinstated from the 10-day injured list after missing 23 games with a right quadriceps strain. The 21-year old was the No. 2 hitter in Sunday’s lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Franco was...

Astros activate rookie Peña, option McCormick; Alvarez sits

Jun. 26, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros activated rookie shortstop Jeremy Peña from the injured list and optioned outfielder Chas McCormick to Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday. Star slugger Yordan Alvarez was out of the lineup with an ongoing hand issue as Houston tried to win its...

Blanco makes PK when Rapids keeper debuts, Timbers win 3-0

Jun. 26, 2022 10:05 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Sebastián Blanco converted a tiebreaking penalty kick in first-half stoppage time just after 19-year-old goalkeeper Abraham Rodriguez made his Major League Soccer debut in place of injured William Yarbrough, and the Portland Timbers beat the Colorado Rapids 3-0 on Saturday...

WIMBLEDON 2022: No Russians, no rankings, but Serena’s back

Jun. 26, 2022 08:57 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — At least at the outset, before a tennis ball is struck, this edition of Wimbledon is as much about who — and what — is missing as who’s here. And that’s even taking this into account: It is no small matter that the grass-court Grand Slam tournament...

Harper breaks thumb in Phillies' 4-2 win over Padres

Jun. 26, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper saw the pitch flying toward his face, so he quickly turned his head and raised his left hand to protect himself. Turns out, the Phillies slugger would rather he hadn't. Harper will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken left thumb after...

Mariners hold on to beat Angels 5-3 despite Ohtani blast

Jun. 26, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight night, Seattle manager Scott Servais was not going to let Mike Trout make an impact with runners on base. The ninth-inning decision worked, but it might result in some bad blood for awhile between the Mariners and Los Angeles Angels. ...

Phillies' Harper has broken thumb after being hit by pitch

Jun. 26, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper has a broken left thumb after being hit by a 97-mph fastball from Blake Snell in the fourth inning Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. The team announced the reigning NL MVP will be out indefinitely. He will...

Archer, Twins bullpen combine on 1-hitter vs Rockies

Jun. 25, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Archer kept his strong June going with five scoreless innings, and three Minnesota Twins relievers closed out a one-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. A day after being shut out themselves, Luis Arraez and the Twins had 10...

Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

Jun. 25, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the San Francisco Giants backed their ace with four home runs in a 9-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Evan Longoria, Thairo Estrada, Joc Pederson and Wilmer Flores homered for the Giants, who...

Ozuna's 2-run homer in 8th powers Braves past Dodgers 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna says he's beginning to see evidence of his work to regain his timing at the plate after missing most of last season. The Braves outfielder backed up that claim with his biggest hit of the season. Ozuna hit a tiebreaking homer in the...