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LEADING OFF: 3 aces ailing, D'backs and O's lost on road

Jun. 15, 2021 04:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: AILING ACES Three of baseball's best pitchers are hurting. Reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Shane Bieber won’t throw for at least two weeks because of a right shoulder strain,...

Smith, Taylor homer in Dodgers' 3-1 win over Phillies

Jun. 15, 2021 02:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — When Will Smith decided to praise every Dodgers reliever who came through against the Phillies, the catcher had a lengthy list to remember. “DP (David Price) coming in, Joe (Kelly), Blake (Treinen), Victor (González), and Kenley (Jansen) closing it...

Bauers' 1st homer for Mariners caps comeback, tops Twins 4-3

Jun. 15, 2021 02:11 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When Jake Bauers connected in the fifth inning, he was certain the ball was destined to leave the park only to see it caught on the warning track thanks to the heavy air and vast outfield of his new home field. “I’ve had a few homers to center in my...

Moreland's 1,000th hit, Murphy's HR help A's down Angels 8-5

Jun. 15, 2021 02:06 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Sean Murphy hit a two-run homer, Mitch Moreland had a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics held off the Los Angeles Angels 8-5 on Monday night. Sean Manaea overcame an early home run and pitched into the sixth inning to help the AL West...

Crawford, Giants send Diamondbacks to 20th road loss in row

Jun. 15, 2021 01:33 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Brandon Crawford's big bat helped San Francisco finally snap out of an offensive funk as Arizona's road struggles kept going. Crawford homered and drove in three runs as the Giants sent the Diamondbacks to their 20th straight road loss with a 5-2...

Indians shake off Bieber injury; O's 16th straight road loss

Jun. 15, 2021 01:04 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians didn't let a rough day get any worse by losing to the woeful Orioles. José Ramírez picked up a pair of RBIs — made possible by Baltimore blunders in the field — and Cleveland shook off losing ace Shane Bieber for at least a few weeks...

Gomber tosses 8 shutout innings, Rockies beat Padres 3-2

Jun. 15, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Austin Gomber continued his dominance at hitter-friendly Coors Field with eight shutout innings, and the Colorado Rockies held on to beat the scuffling San Diego Padres 3-2 on Monday night. Gomber (6-5) improved to 3-1 at home, where he hasn’t allowed an...

Tigers lose 2 pitchers to injuries, end 3-game skid, beat KC

Jun. 15, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Detroit starter Matthew Boyd and reliever Alex Lange both exited with injuries and the Tigers still ended a three-game losing streak, beating the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. Willi Castro, Robbie Grossman and Niko Goodrum homered for...

O'Neill hits tiebreaking double, Cards top Marlins 4-2

Jun. 15, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Tyler O’Neill doubled home the tiebreaking run in the eighth inning and the slumping St. Louis Cardinals beat the Miami Marlins 4-2 on Monday night to halt a three-game slide. Adam Wainwright tossed six effective innings and Paul Goldschmidt had two...

Reds cool off Brewers 10-2 to earn 4th straight victory

Jun. 15, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — At a time when the Milwaukee Brewers are playing as well as just about any team in the majors, Cincinnati Reds rookie Vladimir Gutiérrez is the one guy who has their number. Gutiérrez and three relievers combined on a four-hitter with 12 strikeouts to...