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Mariners overcome Ohtani's 4 hits, sweep Angels 11-7

Aug. 17, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Cal Raleigh homered twice, Eugenio Suárez and Jesse Winker each hit a two-run shot, and the Seattle Mariners overcame Shohei Ohtani's four-hit performance to complete a three-game sweep of the Los Angeles Angels with an 11-7 victory Wednesday. Raleigh had...

Stripling perfect through 6, Jays avoid sweep, beat O's 6-1

Aug. 17, 2022 19:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Ross Stripling made his big league debut with the Dodgers on April 8, 2016, he was pulled from a no-hitter in the eighth inning. It didn’t come to that for Stripling Wednesday, but the Blue Jays right-hander wasn’t prepared to give up the ball willingly this...

Reds 1B Votto to have season-ending rotator cuff surgery

Aug. 17, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto will have season-ending surgery Friday on his left rotator cuff, repairing a long-term injury. Votto, who turns 39 next month, said he got hurt when he got tangled up with a baserunner in 2015. He played through the injury,...

Oakland A's release SS Andrus, bring up INF Neuse

Aug. 17, 2022 18:42 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics released veteran shortstop Elvis Andrus on Wednesday. Andrus, who turns 34 on Aug. 26, hit .237 with eight homers and 30 RBIs in 106 games in his second season with the A's. He was acquired in a trade with Texas in February 2021. ...

Top prospect Baty called up by Mets to fill in at 3rd base

Aug. 17, 2022 18:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The New York Mets called up top prospect Brett Baty on Wednesday to fill in at third base for ailing Eduardo Escobar, putting the 22-year-old in the middle of a spirited race for the NL East title. Plagued by a sore left oblique, Escobar was placed on the 10-day...

Daniels out as Rangers president after 17 years leading club

Aug. 17, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jon Daniels was the general manager of the Texas Rangers for their only two World Series appearances more than a decade ago. His 17 years leading the club ended with a string of really bad seasons. Daniels was relieved of his duties as president of baseball...

Yankees place RHP Holmes on injured list with back soreness

Aug. 17, 2022 17:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Yankees placed All-Star closer Clay Holmes on the injured list Wednesday because of back soreness, part of a flurry of moves for the struggling AL East leaders. “Not real concerned,” manager Aaron Boone said. “We’re hoping that it’s just the...

Mahle exits early; Twins beat Royals 4-0 for 3-game sweep

Aug. 17, 2022 17:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Emilio Pagán pitched two scoreless innings after Tyler Mahle departed with right shoulder fatigue, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 4-0 on Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Jose Miranda homered for Minnesota, which is fighting with Cleveland...

Gomes' RBI single in 7th lifts Cubs over Nationals 3-2

Aug. 17, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a tie-breaking single in the seventh inning against his former team and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday to win the three-game series. Franmil Reyes smacked a leadoff double off Jake McGee (1-3) in the seventh. McGee...

Jays RHP Stripling loses perfect game on Mullins hit in 7th

Aug. 17, 2022 17:04 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Ross Stripling lost his bid for a perfect game when Orioles outfielder Cedric Mullins singled to center on the first pitch of the seventh inning. Stripling was activated from the injured list before Wednesday's game. He had been sidelined by a...