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LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks

Jun. 20, 2019 3:22 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WELCOME Zac Gallen is set to make his major league debut when he starts for the Marlins at St. Louis. The 23-year-old righty was 9-1 with a 1.77 ERA at Triple-A New Orleans, striking out 112 in 91 1/3 innings. Gallen might see some familiar faces at Busch...

McMahon drives in 3 as Rockies beat Greinke, D-backs 6-4

Jun. 20, 2019 2:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ryan McMahon and the Rockies found a way to stack hits against Arizona ace Zack Greinke, and those hits led to another Colorado victory. McMahon hit a tiebreaking, two-run double in the seventh inning to make up for a costly error, and the Rockies added on in a 6-4 win over the Diamondbacks...

Dodgers rout Giants 9-2 for 50th win; Rich Hill headed to IL

Jun. 20, 2019 2:10 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger keeps getting on base, and if he's at home chances are it's via a home run. Bellinger slugged his 24th homer — 16th at Dodger Stadium — and Los Angeles kept it together after losing starter Rich Hill to injury in a 9-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants on...

Goldschmidt's homer in 11th lifts Cardinals over Marlins 2-1

Jun. 20, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Even though he wasn't in the starting lineup, Paul Goldschmidt didn't take the night off. Goldschmidt hit a solo home run with two outs in the bottom of the 11th inning to give the St. Louis Cardinals a 2-1 victory over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday. Dexter Fowler had an RBI single in the...

Contreras powers Cubs past Giolito, White Sox 7-3

Jun. 20, 2019 1:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras celebrated a very special anniversary with an impressive all-around show. Contreras homered twice and drove in five runs, and the Chicago Cubs handed Lucas Giolito his first loss since April by downing the Chicago White Sox 7-3 on Wednesday night. David Bote also connected...

Rodríguez, Red Sox recover from 17-inning loss, beat Twins

Jun. 20, 2019 1:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Rodríguez knew his job was to pile up innings after the Boston Red Sox had to go 17 innings in Tuesday's loss at Minnesota. Even after giving up runs early Wednesday night, Rodriguez wasn't going to be taken out. He had to handle the workload, regardless of results. The...

Kipnis homers twice in Indians' 10-4 win over Rangers

Jun. 20, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Kipnis is finding it difficult not to get excited after struggling at the plate for much of the season. The veteran second baseman hit two home runs, going back-to-back with Roberto Pérez during a five-run first inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers...

Trout has 2 HRs, 7 RBIs as Angels beat Jays 11-6

Jun. 20, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Getting back to basics at the plate has been paying off for Los Angeles Angels slugger Mike Trout. Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night. "This is the best I've felt...

Donaldson hits go-ahead homer in 6th, Braves beat Mets 7-2

Jun. 19, 2019 11:47 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves finished an 8-2 homestand with another convincing victory. Freddie Freeman loved nearly every minute of it. "It's pretty much the best you can possibly do, really," the slugger said. "We won every series, and that's ultimately the goal." Josh Donaldson hit a tiebreaking,...

Bruised ace Scherzer leads Nationals to sweep of Phillies

Jun. 19, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — With a broken nose, pronounced black eye and seven shutout innings, Max Scherzer provided a striking capper to the Washington Nationals' day-night doubleheader sweep of the Philadelphia Phillies. Scherzer himself? He shrugged off his work in the Nationals' 2-0 victory Wednesday night as...