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Diamondbacks move closer to wild card, beat White Sox 3-0 behind Pfaadt and Carroll

Sep. 27, 2023 22:37 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Brandon Pfaadt pitched shutout ball for the second time in three starts, and the Arizona Diamondbacks moved closer to an NL wild card berth by beating the Chicago White Sox 3-0 Wednesday for their eighth win in 10 games. Corbin Carroll hit a two-run double in...

Guardians give manager Terry Francona perfect send-off in his final home game, 4-3 win over Reds

Sep. 27, 2023 22:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the Cleveland crowd chanted for him like never before, Terry Francona tipped his cap to salute their 11 years together. This was goodbye. A perfect send-off. Shane Bieber shut down Cincinnati for six innings and the Guardians sent Francona, their...

Orioles lower their magic number in the AL East to 1 with a 5-1 victory over the Nationals

Sep. 27, 2023 22:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sixteen months after his arrival marked a turning point for the Baltimore Orioles, Adley Rutschman and his team are one victory from a division title. Rutschman homered and drove in three runs, Grayson Rodriguez pitched into the sixth inning and the Orioles lowered...

Shohei Ohtani headlines majors' soon-to-be free agents, and there's a sizable gap to the next name

Sep. 27, 2023 00:20 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — There is Shohei Ohtani, and then there is the rest of baseball's soon-to-be free agents. With the season winding down and the playoffs coming up, it's almost time for major league teams to go shopping once again. And there is one player that is sure to dominate the...

Christian Walker delivers as Diamondbacks pound White Sox 15-4 to strengthen wild-card positioning

Sep. 26, 2023 23:52 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Walker broke into the club Tuesday. Smashed through the front door with three sweet swings for the Arizona Diamondbacks. Walker homered twice and drove in six runs, and the Diamondbacks added to their wild-card push with a 15-4 victory over the lowly...

Elly De La Cruz homers twice, Reds boost slim playoff hopes with 11-7 win over Guardians

Sep. 26, 2023 22:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Elly De La Cruz had his first two-homer game and drove in four runs, Luke Maile had three RBIs and the Cincinnati Reds improved their slim playoff hopes with an 11-7 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Tuesday night. Cleveland played its second-to-last...

Kyle Bradish goes 8 innings and Gunnar Henderson homers to lead Orioles past Nationals 1-0

Sep. 26, 2023 21:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rookie Gunnar Henderson homered, Kyle Bradish had another dominant start and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Washington Nationals 1-0 on Tuesday night, hours after the team announced that Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson died. “I think a lot of guys...

Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, one of the most beloved athletes in Orioles history, has died at 86

Sep. 26, 2023 18:09 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Hall of Fame third baseman Brooks Robinson, one of the most beloved athletes in Orioles history, has died at 86.

Ginkel falters as Diamondbacks blow 3 leads in 6-4 loss to Yankees and tie Cubs for 2nd wild card

Sep. 26, 2023 13:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Ginkel blew the last of the Arizona Diamondbacks’ three leads in a 6-4 loss to the New York Yankees on Monday, dropping them into a tie with the Chicago Cubs for the National League’s second wild card. Ginkel (9-1) loaded the bases in the eighth inning by...

102-loss Royals have turned out to be quite the spoilers against playoff-chasing Astros

Sep. 25, 2023 10:28 AM EDT

This wasn't a run you saw coming — but then again, you rarely do when a baseball team starts to play spoiler. The Kansas City Royals, who reached 100 losses more than two weeks ago and have been out of contention for almost the entire season, suddenly became a huge thorn in the...