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Castro ditches phone, brings bat, Pirates beat D-backs 6-4

Aug. 11, 2022 01:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Rodolfo Castro left his phone in the clubhouse, brought his bat to the field and helped the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Wednesday night. Castro had two hits one night after an embarrassing smartphone faux pas. The 23-year-old mistakenly...

Castro loses phone in Pirates' 6-4 loss to Diamondbacks

Aug. 10, 2022 02:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Rodolfo Castro got the call-up and dropped a call in his return to the big leagues. The Pittsburgh infielder lost his phone during a slide into third base and the Pirates lost to the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-4 on Tuesday night. “I don’t think...

Perdomo's bat, stellar defense lift D-backs over Rockies 6-5

Aug. 06, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Geraldo Perdomo is a .200 hitter for the Arizona Diamondbacks who carries himself with the confidence of a .300 hitter. The fake-it-till-you-make-it approach worked wonders Friday night. The shortstop hit a go-ahead, two-run single in the eighth inning, then made a...

McMahon has homer, 5 RBIs as Rockies beat Soto, Padres 7-3

Aug. 04, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a three-run homer off Joe Musgrove and drove in five runs for the Colorado Rockies, who beat Juan Soto and the San Diego Padres 7-3 Thursday to avoid a five-game sweep. The Padres didn't give the crowd a lot to cheer about compared to Wednesday...

Rosario hits 450-foot homer, Guardians top Diamondbacks 7-4

Aug. 03, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Amed Rosario hit a mammoth three-run homer and rookie Oscar Gonzalez added a solo shot, sending the Cleveland Guardians to a 7-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Wednesday. Rosario’s career-long, 450-foot drive to dead center was the longest of the season...

Riley's hot bat, Wright's 13th win lead Braves past D-backs

Jul. 29, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley is scorching hot and pleased that he's helping the Atlanta Braves maintain striking distance lead in the NL East. Riley had a homer and three RBIs, Kyle Wright earned his NL-leading 13th victory and the Atlanta Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on...

LEADING OFF: Verlander goes for 14, Alcantara vs Mets again

Jul. 29, 2022 03:28 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ GOING FOR 14 Houston ace Justin Verlander, who leads the major leagues in wins, takes a 13-3 record and 1.86 ERA into his start against visiting Seattle. The 39-year-old right-hander, in his first...

Dbacks extend Giants' losing streak to 7 games with 5-3 win

Jul. 27, 2022 19:44 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Torey Lovullo's offensive mantra through six seasons in the desert has been to build innings by getting runners on base, move them around and wait for someone to get a big hit. A bunt single, a safety bunt and a homer — the Arizona Diamondbacks followed their...

Bohm helps Phils beat Braves 7-2, take 2 of 3 from Atlanta

Jul. 27, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alec Bohm hit a go-ahead single in a five-run fifth inning and added an RBI double in the sixth, helping the Philadelphia Phillies beat Atlanta 7-2 Wednesday to take two of three from the Braves. Kyle Gibson (6-4) allowed two runs and four hits in six innings,...

Old but gold: At 39, Verlander makes push for Cy Young award

Jul. 25, 2022 02:52 AM EDT

Justin Verlander has a little more gray in his hair and stubble these days. Despite those details — and the fact he pitches for the Houston Astros now — it’s sometimes hard to tell if this is 2009 or 2022. The ageless 39-year-old Verlander continues to make a...