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Morel, Wisdom homer, Cubs top Brewers for 4th straight win

Aug. 19, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Christopher Morel and Patrick Wisdom each hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs topped the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Friday for their fourth straight win. Morel’s drive down the left-field line in the sixth inning put the Cubs ahead for good in a seesaw...

Braves OF Ozuna facing more legal woes following DUI arrest

Aug. 19, 2022 17:03 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Marcell Ozuna was arrested early Friday morning and charged with driving under the influence of alcohol. Ozuna spoke to reporters for 18 seconds before the game against the Houston Astros. He made a statement, but didn't take any questions....

Reds 1B Joey Votto expected to be ready for next season

Aug. 19, 2022 16:31 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto had surgery Friday to repair his left rotator cuff and bicep. The team said Votto should be able to participate in spring training and be ready for the 2023 season. Votto was placed on the 60-day injured list...

White Sox add veteran SS Andrus with star Anderson injured

Aug. 19, 2022 15:47 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago White Sox signed Elvis Andrus for the remainder of the season on Friday, adding a veteran shortstop with All-Star Tim Anderson sidelined by a finger injury. Andrus, who turns 34 next week, recently cleared waivers after being designated for assignment...

Mark DeRosa named US manager for World Baseball Classic

Aug. 19, 2022 11:54 AM EDT

CARY, N.C. (AP) — Former major leaguer Mark DeRosa has been named Team USA manager for the 2023 World Baseball Classic. USA Baseball, based in Cary, North Carolina, announced the appointment Friday. DeRosa's professional coaching debut puts him in charge of the defending world...

Milwaukee Brewers owner set for English soccer club role

Aug. 19, 2022 11:46 AM EDT

NORWICH, England (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers principal owner Mark Attanasio is set to join the board of directors at Norwich, the English soccer club said Friday. Norwich said a shareholder meeting on Sept. 12 “will include a resolution to appoint Mark Attanasio … as a new...

Nationals rally against Darvish, Hader to beat Padres 3-1

Aug. 19, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Juan Soto of the San Diego Padres came to bat against his former team, the Washington Nationals, with the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh inning of a tie game. The sellout crowd of 41,820 anticipated something big from its new superstar. It didn't happen....

Springer, Guerrero lead Jays to 9-2 rout of slumping Yanks

Aug. 18, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Springer went 5-for-5, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run second inning off Frankie Montas, and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the slumping New York Yankees 9-2 on Thursday night. Jose Berríos (9-5) bounced back from a pair of rough...

Fried, Harris lead Braves over deGrom, Mets to win series

Aug. 18, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried likes where the Atlanta Braves stand during this most recent hot streak — and how they competed against Jacob deGrom the NL East-leading New York Mets. “I think that’s a really good team over there," Fried said. “They play really consistent baseball...

Luis Patiño strong in return, Rays beat Royals 7-1

Aug. 18, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Luis Patiño pitched strongly into the sixth inning, Yandy Díaz drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay, which is tied with Toronto for the second AL wild card, has won five of six. ...