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Muncy, Betts homer, Dodgers beat KC for 12th straight win

Aug. 13, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Max Muncy had a homer and four RBIs, Mookie Betts hit his team-leading 26th home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to 12 games with a 13-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday night. Muncy went 4 for 5, including his 14th...

Vaughn hits tiebreaking single, White Sox beat Tigers 6-4

Aug. 13, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Andrew Vaughn hit a tiebreaking single in the seventh inning for the second consecutive night, AJ Pollock homered in the eighth and the Chicago White Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 6-4 on Saturday night. Vaughn had three hits for the White Sox, who moved within 2 1/2...

Kiner-Falefa helps Yankees squeeze past Red Sox 3-2

Aug. 13, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Isiah Kiner-Falefa drove in the go-ahead run with a safety squeeze in the ninth inning and hit his first career homer with New York, sending the AL East-leading Yankees past the Red Sox 3-2 on Saturday night for just their second win in 10 games. It was manager Aaron...

Gallen dominates, Rivera 2 HRs, Rockies beat D-backs 2-0

Aug. 13, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Zac Gallen pitched two-hit ball over seven innings, Emmanuel Rivera went deep twice for his first career multi-homer game, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 on Saturday night. Gallen (8-2) struck out six and extended his shutout streak to 14...

Happ leads homer barrage, Cubs power past struggling Reds

Aug. 13, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ian Happ, Willson Contreras and Franmil Reyes homered, and the Chicago Cubs beat the stumbling Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Saturday night. Happ hit an RBI single in the fifth inning and a three-run shot in the seventh, continuing his long run of success at Cincinnati....

McCullers goes 6 shutout innings in return, Astros down A's

Aug. 13, 2022 23:04 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Lance McCullers Jr. pitched six shutout innings in his season debut, Alex Bregman homered and Trey Mancini had three hits as the Houston Astros beat the Oakland Athletics 8-0 on Saturday night. McCullers, an All-Star in 2017, allowed two hits, struck out five and...

DeGrominant: deGrom dominates again as Mets edge Phils 1-0

Aug. 13, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out 10 in six dominant innings and Edwin Díaz earned his 200th career save, helping the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Saturday night. Pete Alonso hit an early RBI single as the NL East leaders improved to 31-9 following a...

Day after losing Tatis to ban, Padres lose to Nationals 4-3

Aug. 13, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — San Diego and new slugger Juan Soto repeatedly failed to come through in the clutch against his former club, and the last-place Washington Nationals beat the wild-card-chasing Padres 4-3 when the go-ahead run scored thanks to an overruled call on a play at the plate Saturday...

Wainwright goes 9 for Cards, but Brewers win it in 10th, 3-2

Aug. 13, 2022 22:53 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Hunter Renfroe tripled home the go-ahead run in the 10th inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals wasted a magnificent start by Adam Wainwright, falling 3-2 to the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. Milwaukee moved within a half-game of NL Central-leading St. Louis,...

Seager 26th HR matches career high as Rangers beat M's 7-4

Aug. 13, 2022 22:52 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager matched a career high with his 26th homer and rookie Bubba Thompson drove in a run with a sacrifice squeeze bunt as the Texas Rangers overcame an early deficit to beat the Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Saturday night. Texas trailed 3-0 before a...