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UMaine says threat that canceled baseball games is cleared

Apr. 20, 2021 09:34 AM EDT

ORONO, Maine (AP) — Authorities have determined there is no active threat at the University of Maine stemming from a threatening social media post that canceled baseball games at the school. UMaine canceled a doubleheader against the University of Hartford over the...

Column: Drop in payroll adds fuel to baseball labor talks

Apr. 20, 2021 03:22 AM EDT

The annual survey of opening day baseball salaries by The Associated Press usually reveals something interesting about the state of the game, and this year’s version was even more interesting than most. Here’s a tidbit from it that borders on surprising: Despite all...

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. ...

Urias, Woodruff help Brewers beat Musgrove, Padres 3-1

Apr. 20, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Brandon Woodruff and three relievers combined on a two-hitter and Luis Urias homered in his return to Petco Park before leaving with an injury as the Milwaukee Brewers beat Joe Musgrove and the San Diego Padres 3-1 Monday night. Billy McKinney also...

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,...

DeJong hits 2 of Cardinals' 5 HRs in 12-5 win at Nationals

Apr. 19, 2021 23:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Here's how Paul DeJong explained the game plan the St. Louis Cardinals devised to face Washington's Joe Ross for the second time in less than a week: "We just wanted, as a group, to stay on the fastball." And here's how Cardinals manager Mike Shildt...

Belt, Gausman lead Giants and Kapler over Phillies 2-0

Apr. 19, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Brandon Belt and Kevin Gausman made sure Gabe Kapler could raise a glass in his return to Philadelphia. Belt hit a two-run homer, Gausman niftily pitched out of trouble in six innings and the San Francisco Giants beat the Phillies 2-0 Monday night. ...

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...