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France delivers game-winning hit, Mariners drop Astros 6-5

Apr. 17, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the depleted Houston Astros 6-5 on Friday night. Seattle won its third consecutive game and seventh in nine overall. Mitch Haniger had three hits for the second time this...

Justin Upton's grand slam powers Angels past Twins, 10-3

Apr. 17, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Thielbar had two strikes on Mike Trout when both Angels runners advanced on a wild pitch. With first base suddenly open, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli intentionally walked the three-time AL MVP to bring up Justin Upton. When Upton smashed...

Montas leads A's to 6th straight win, 3-0 over Tigers

Apr. 17, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas allowed two hits in six sharp innings and the Oakland Athletics won their sixth straight game by beating the Detroit Tigers 3-0 on Friday night. After opening the season with six consecutive losses, the roller-coaster A's are back...

McCollum, Trail Blazers escape with 107-106 win over Spurs

Apr. 16, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — CJ McCollum scored 29 points and the Portland Trail Blazers escaped with a 107-106 victory Friday night over the San Antonio Spurs, who missed three shots on their final possession. Portland overcame a 16-point deficit in the second half despite not...

Orioles get away from home, win 5-2 at Texas

Apr. 16, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rio Ruiz and D.J. Stewart homered while Jorge López struck out eight in five innings, leading the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. No. 9 hitter Freddy Galvis had two extra-base hits and scored twice for...

Votto, Castellanos homer in Reds' 10-3 rout of Indians

Apr. 16, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto hit a two-run homer to cap a seven-run third inning and the Cincinnati Reds cruised to a 10-3 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Jeff Hoffman (2-1) gave the Reds another solid start, surrendering just a run and seven hits through...

Kyle Schwarber homer lifts Nationals over Diamondbacks 1-0

Apr. 16, 2021 22:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a game-ending homer in the ninth inning, helping the Washington Nationals beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 1-0 on Friday night after Max Scherzer passed Cy Young on baseball's career strikeouts list. The lefty-batting Schwarber...

Jokic, Porter help Nuggets cruise by Rockets, 128-99

Apr. 16, 2021 23:30 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nikola Jokic scored 29 points, Michael Porter Jr. added 21 and the Denver Nuggets cruised to a 128-99 victory over the Houston Rockets on Friday night. Jokic dominated in the paint, hitting 10 of 12 field goals and adding 16 rebounds. Jokic fell three...

Durant, Harris lead Nets to 130-115 win over Hornets

Apr. 16, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Durant had 25 points and 11 assists, Joe Harris scored 26 points and the Brooklyn Nets beat the Charlotte Hornets 130-115 on Friday night. Landry Shamet added 20 points for the Nets. Kyrie Irving had 12 on the day after LaMarcus Aldridge retired...

Eflin pitches into 8th, Phillies beat Cardinals 9-2

Apr. 16, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — It didn't take the Philadelphia Phillies long to display that sense of urgency Bryce Harper wanted to see. Zach Eflin pitched into the eighth inning, J.T. Realmuto hit a two-run homer and the Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 9-2 on Friday night....