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Orioles sign No. 1 overall draft pick Rutschman

Jun. 24, 2019 7:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have signed the top overall pick in the Major League Baseball draft, catcher Adley Rutschman of Oregon State. The 21-year-old Rutschman, a switch-hitter, batted .411 with 17 home runs as a junior for the Beavers this year. He won the Golden Spikes Award, which...

Crawford shines, Kikuchi rebounds as Mariners thump O's 13-3

Jun. 23, 2019 8:35 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford felt his trade to Seattle would give him the opportunity to be an everyday shortstop — hopefully as part of what the Mariners hope to build long-term. His recent performance is backing up Seattle's belief in the 24-year-old. "I like his demeanor, how he's carrying...

Mariners win 10-9, hand Orioles 10th straight loss

Jun. 22, 2019 3:00 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mallex Smith knows his role as Seattle's leadoff hitter and he played it to perfection in the Mariners' latest win. Smith reached base five times, stole two bases and scored four runs, and Kyle Seager, Dylan Moore and Mac Williamson all homered to help the Mariners take a big lead and hold...

Santana powers Mariners past Orioles 5-2

Jun. 21, 2019 2:56 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The music was bumping and the smiles were easy for the second night in a row in the Mariners' clubhouse. Winning two games in a row for the first time since mid-May will get everyone in a good mood. "We're streaking," Mariners manager Scott Servais said after a 5-2 win over Baltimore on...

Bassitt, Phegley lead A's to 8-3 win, O's lose 8th in row

Jun. 19, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — A torn piece of skin on the middle finger of his pitching hand gave Chris Bassitt a few problems early. A lapse in focus later nearly cost the Athletics righty his best outing of the season. Another big day from Oakland's offense made both issues irrelevant. Bassitt took a no-hitter...

Athletics hit 6 home runs in 16-2 rout of Orioles

Jun. 19, 2019 1:45 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brett Anderson might have been the only player in the home dugout who got tired of watching Oakland hit home runs in its 10-run sixth inning. Even then, the Athletics' left-hander was only joking — sort of. "This body gets cold in a hurry," Anderson said. "You like our team...

Nick Hundley's care for ailing boy leads to lasting bond

Jun. 18, 2019 2:58 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Five years ago, veteran big leaguer Nick Hundley visited Children's Hospital of Wisconsin and met a boy named Zach Sprader. Hundley, then with the San Diego Padres, sought to give the young baseball fan a lift during his fight against leukemia. Little did Hundley know a lasting...

Fiers solid, O's defense falters in Athletics' 3-2 victory

Jun. 18, 2019 2:01 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics hoped to get a steady presence from right-hander Mike Fiers when they brought him back on a two-year contract with more than $14 million in the offseason. He's been rock solid. Fiers pitched three-hit ball into the seventh inning and Oakland took advantage of...

Red Sox use late rally, big 10th inning to beat Orioles 8-6

Jun. 16, 2019 6:56 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — A comeback victory in a game that appeared to be lost enabled the Boston Red Sox to stroll out of Camden Yards feeling quite satisfied about where they stand at this point in the season. Rafael Devers led off the 10th inning with a home run after Marco Hernandez tied it with a solo shot in...

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0

Jun. 16, 2019 6:27 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton was looking forward to Sunday's game against the Astros since he was traded to Toronto in the offseason. He delivered arguably his best start of the season. Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto's season-high five...