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Aguilar homers, Marlins beat Nats for 10th time in 11 games

Jul. 02, 2022 20:17 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Even after Jesús Aguilar hit a two-run home run in the first inning, manager Don Mattingly's nerves built up when his Miami Marlins missed a few chances to break the game open. Then Aguilar doubled and scored in the seventh to assuage some of those fears, which...

Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

Jul. 02, 2022 20:12 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. With one out in the ninth, Reyes tied the game off Royals reliever Joel Payamps (2-2). It was the first homer...

Cruz gets 12th RBI in 13 games, Bucs top Brewers 7-4

Jul. 02, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oneil Cruz collected his 12th RBI in 13 games this season to help Pittsburgh Pirates bounce back from a blowout loss with a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The 23-year-old prospect put the Pirates up 4-1 with two outs in the fourth on a...

Cubs pitcher Alec Mills exits with back injury vs. Red Sox

Jul. 02, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago Cubs pitcher Alec Mills left Saturday’s game against the Boston Red Sox due to lower back pain after throwing just seven pitches. The Cubs said the right-hander is undergoing further evaluation. The 30-year-old Mills (0-1, 9.87 ERA) struck...

Maldonado hits 2 of 5 Houston homers in 9-1 win over Angels

Jul. 02, 2022 20:05 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered twice and Jose Altuve, Kyle Tucker and Chas McCormick added a home run each as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and didn’t let up in a 9-1 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. Houston was up 5-0 after two innings. ...

Strider strikes out 11, Riley homers as Braves beat Reds 4-1

Jul. 02, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Strider allowed one hit over six innings and matched a career high with 11 strikeouts, Austin Riley homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday. Strider (4-2) didn't allow a hit...

Sheets drives in two, White Sox hold off Giants 5-3

Jul. 02, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gavin Sheets doubled twice and drove in two runs, and the Chicago White Sox held on for a 5-3 victory against the San Francisco Giants on Saturday. Dylan Cease allowed one run in five innings for his third consecutive win. The major league leader in strikeouts...

Toro's single in 9th sends Mariners over Athletics

Jul. 02, 2022 19:42 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Pinch-hitter Justin Upton homered to tie it in the eighth inning and Abraham Toro singled home the winning run in the ninth to lift the Seattle Mariners over the Oakland Athletics 2-1 Saturday. The Mariners loaded the bases with no outs in the ninth when Lou Trivino...

Miranda, Twins rally again in bottom of 9th, beat Orioles

Jul. 02, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit a tying homer and Jose Miranda delivered a game-ending single as the Minnesota Twins again rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Saturday. A day after Byron Buxton hit a two-run homer in the...

Red Sox place Rich Hill on injured list

Jul. 02, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Boston Red Sox placed pitcher Rich Hill on the 15-day injured list because of a sprained left knee and recalled reliever Phillips Valdéz from Triple-A Worcester before their game against the Chicago Cubs on Saturday. Hill (4-4, 4.20 ERA) exited Friday’s game...