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Yaz homers twice, Webb, Giants hold off A's 6-4

Aug. 07, 2022 20:47 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski homered twice, Thairo Estrada also connected and the San Francisco Giants won their seventh consecutive interleague road game, 6-4 over the Oakland Athletics on Sunday. Logan Webb bounced back from his worst outing of the season and allowed...

Winker hits slam, Mariners drop Angels 6-3; Ohtani shaken up

Aug. 07, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jesse Winker hit a grand slam, Marco Gonzales struck out seven and the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-3 on Sunday as Shohei Ohtani received a visit from trainers and continued to struggle. Winker’s slam – the second of the season for Seattle and...

Chicago pounds out 15 hits, beats Texas 8-2 for series split

Aug. 07, 2022 19:13 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Andrew Vaughn had a two-run home run among his three hits, Luis Robert hit a two-run double, and AJ Pollock had two doubles in a three-hit game as the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 8-2 on Sunday to split a four-game series. Leury Garcia had three...

McKenzie's 8 Ks, Maile's HR puts Guardians over Astros 1-0

Aug. 07, 2022 16:11 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie held Houston to two hits and struck out eight in eight innings, Luke Maile homered for the first time in three years and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Houston Astros 1-0 on Sunday. McKenzie (8-8) retired 15 straight hitters before...

White Sox shortstop Anderson starts reduced 2-day suspension

Aug. 07, 2022 13:33 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson had his suspension for making contact with an umpire late last month cut from three to two games. Anderson sat out the afternoon game at the Texas Rangers to begin the suspension, which will end with the first game...

Detmers, Fletcher help Angels split DH with M's; Moniak hurt

Aug. 07, 2022 02:44 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Reid Detmers pitched seven smooth innings, Mickey Moniak hit his second home run in three days before getting injured, and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Seattle Mariners 7-1 on Saturday night to split their doubleheader. David Fletcher homered and drove in...

Dunning blanks old team, García 5 RBIs as Texas routs ChiSox

Aug. 06, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dane Dunning allowed one hit in seven dominant innings against his former team for his first win since April, and Adolis García drove in five runs as the Texas Rangers shut out the Chicago White Sox 8-0 on Saturday night. Chicago's lone hit against Dunning...

Giants bust out of slump, beat A's 7-3 for Rodon's 10th win

Aug. 06, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — LaMonte Wade Jr. and J.D. Davis homered on consecutive pitches in the sixth inning, Joey Bart also connected, and the slumping San Francisco Giants beat the Oakland Athletics 7-3 on Saturday. Carlos Rodón allowed one run over 5 1/3 innings for his...

Quantrill throws 6 shutout innings, Guardians top Astros 4-1

Aug. 06, 2022 21:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cal Quantrill tossed six scoreless innings and Amed Rosario had a two-run single, lifting the Cleveland Guardians to a 4-1 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros on Saturday night. All-Star José Ramírez added two hits and an RBI, and Andres Gimenez and...

Angels blow late lead, rally in 10th for 4-3 win over M's

Aug. 06, 2022 02:28 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — A night after hitting seven home runs and losing, the Los Angeles Angels needed just one long ball to hold off one of the hottest teams in baseball. Taylor Ward's sacrifice fly scored Magneuris Sierra in the 10th inning, and the Angels blew a three-run lead late...