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Wheeler, Hoskins lead Phillies past Kershaw, Dodgers 2-0

Jun. 17, 2021 02:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Zack Wheeler outpitched Clayton Kershaw, and Rhys Hoskins homered early to end an 0-for-33 slump as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-0 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Hoskins connected in the first inning, J.T....

D-backs match MLB record with 22nd straight road loss

Jun. 17, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hours before first pitch, many of the Arizona Diamondbacks were busy working in an outdoor weight room at Oracle Park as others prepared for their pregame fielding drills. The little things aren't leading to winning results right now, which makes...

Cruz, Ober lift Twins over Mariners 7-2

Jun. 17, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Nelson Cruz hit a three-run homer against his former team, rookie starter Bailey Ober struck out six and the Minnesota Twins beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 on Wednesday night. Cruz’s second-deck shot to left field in the fifth inning made it 6-0 and...

Civale wins 10th, Indians deal O's 18th straight road loss

Jun. 17, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Aaron Civale became the first pitcher with 10 wins this season and José Ramírez homered and drove in three runs as the Cleveland Indians beat the Orioles 8-7 Wednesday night, extending Baltimore’s road losing streak to 18 games. César Hernández...

Arroyo's pinch slam sends surging Red Sox past Braves, 10-8

Jun. 17, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Christian Arroyo relished delivering the big hit Wednesday night. After reviewing the tape, he thinks his celebration needs some work. Arroyo slugged a pinch-hit grand slam in the seventh inning to give Boston the lead and the surging Red Sox beat the...

Altuve slugs way into MLB history as Astros down Rangers 8-4

Jun. 17, 2021 00:27 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — José Altuve started this game the same way he ended the one before. With a bang. Altuve homered twice and made major league history by hitting a leadoff homer one game after belting a walk-off grand slam to lead the Houston Astros...

Cole, Sánchez, Chapman come through as Yanks edge Blue Jays

Jun. 17, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Gerrit Cole pitched eight effective innings, pinch-hitter Gary Sánchez connected for a two-run homer and Aroldis Chapman dodged trouble in the ninth as the New York Yankees held off the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 on Wednesday night. Sánchez’s 10th...

DeGrom pulled with shoulder issue from Mets' 6-3 win vs Cubs

Jun. 16, 2021 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A historic season is turning into a frustrating one for Jacob deGrom. The New York Mets ace was pulled from a second straight start with an arm injury, this time leaving after three perfect innings with right shoulder soreness, but the bullpen stepped up...

Phillies place Jean Segura on IL, Bryce Harper day-to-day

Jun. 16, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Philadelphia Phillies will be without second baseman Jean Segura for at least three weeks with a Grade 1 left groin strain, while slugger Bryce Harper is day to day with lower back tightness after both were injured Tuesday. Segura was added to the...

Houston 3B Bregman leaves game with strained quadriceps

Jun. 16, 2021 21:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Astros third baseman Alex Bregman left a game Wednesday night against the Texas Rangers with a strained left quadriceps. Bregman was injured in the first inning while running to first base when he grounded into a double play. He pulled up a few steps...