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Geraldo Perdomo drives in 9th run with sac fly to lift the Diamondbacks past the Blue Jays, 5-4

Jul. 13, 2024 00:37 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Geraldo Perdomo brought home Corbin Carroll with a sacrifice fly in the ninth inning, and the Arizona Diamondbacks rallied to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Friday night. The Diamondbacks jumped above .500 for the first time since April 3, improving to 48-47....

Kyle Hendricks works 7 shutout innings as Cubs beat Cardinals 5-1, extend winning streak to 5 games

Jul. 13, 2024 00:21 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks allowed five hits in seven shutout innings and Nico Hoerner and David Bote each drove in two runs as the Chicago Cubs extended their season-best winning streak to five games with a 5-1 victory over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. “I was...

Rutledge makes 1st major league start, the Nationals beat the Brewers to end 5-game losing streak.

Jul. 13, 2024 00:02 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jackson Rutledge struck out six in his first major league start, Jesse Winker hit his 11th home run and the Washington Nationals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Friday night to end a five-game losing streak. Rutledge, Washington’s first-round pick in 2019 who...

Ozuna warms up for the Home Run Derby with 2 blasts in the Braves' 6-1 win against the Padres

Jul. 12, 2024 23:58 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — All-Star Marcell Ozuna warmed up for the Home Run Derby with blasts of 413 and 422 feet, and Orlando Arcia had a two-run shot for the Atlanta Braves, who beat the San Diego Padres 6-1 on Friday night for their fifth win in seven games. Ozuna left no doubt with his...

Rookie Rece Hinds hits 1st career grand slam as Reds roll to a 7-4 win over the Marlins

Jul. 12, 2024 23:55 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rookie Rece Hinds hit his first career grand slam, Jonathan India and Jeimer Candelario had first-inning solo shots and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 7-4 on Friday night. Reds starter Carson Spiers (3-2) struck out eight of the first 10 Marlins he...

Jose Altuve hits 3-run homer and Astros beat Rangers 6-3

Jul. 12, 2024 23:45 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer, Hunter Brown struck out five over six innings and the Houston Astros won their 10th straight home game, 6-3 over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. “How pretty is that swing, it never gets old,” Astros manager Joe Espada said...

Judge hits 33rd homer, benches clear in 9th as Yankees top Orioles 4-1 to trim AL East lead to 1

Jul. 12, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Aaron Judge hit his 33rd homer for his first RBI in over a week, and the New York Yankees took the opener of their three-game set with AL East-leading Baltimore, beating the Orioles 4-1 on Friday night. Benches cleared and there was some pushing and shoving in the...

Iglesias and Bader both homer twice to help surging Mets hold off Rockies, 7-6

Jul. 12, 2024 23:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jose Iglesias and Harrison Bader each hit two of New York's season-best five home runs, and the surging Mets held off the last-place Colorado Rockies 7-6 on Friday night. Mark Vientos also went deep and drilled an RBI double as the Mets (48-45) improved to 4-0 on a...

Benches clear in the 9th inning as the Yankees top the Orioles in a matchup of slumping contenders

Jul. 12, 2024 23:27 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For over three weeks now, the Baltimore Orioles and New York Yankees have been in sort of a joint slump — not enough to knock them out of the top two spots in the AL East, but frustrating nonetheless. When they met for one more intense series heading into the...

Gonzales returns from injury to help the Pirates win their 2nd straight, 4-1 over the White Sox

Jul. 12, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Marco Gonzales made a promising return to the rotation hours after coming off the injured list and the Pittsburgh Pirates won their second straight, 4-1 over the White Sox on Friday night. Ke’Bryan Hayes had a pair of hits, an RBI and scored a run for the Pirates....