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Yanks lefty Montgomery joins Cole on sideline with COVID-19

Aug. 03, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees left-hander Jordan Montgomery tested positive for COVID-19 on Tuesday, a day after fellow starter Gerrit Cole was sidelined by the virus. General manager Brian Cashman revealed Montgomery’s positive test during a radio interview before...

Giants go extras to win 11-8 after Diamondbacks rally

Aug. 03, 2021 02:59 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Buster Posey didn't have the best night at the plate, yet the Giants' All-Star catcher impressed manager Gabe Kapler with his tenaciousness — and his baserunning. Posey doubled in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning for San Francisco, then hustled to...

Brewers acquire veteran reliever John Axford from Blue Jays

Aug. 03, 2021 00:48 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Reliever John Axford’s comeback attempt has taken a detour from Toronto to Milwaukee, where the veteran right-hander started his major league career and had his greatest success. And it may have hit another roadblock. The Brewers...

Escobar homers, triples as Brewers defeat Pirates 6-2

Aug. 03, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eduardo Escobar made one heck of an initial impression on Milwaukee fans in his first home game as a Brewer. Escobar hit a three-run homer and an RBI triple to back up Eric Lauer’s five shutout innings in the Brewers’ 6-2 victory over the Pittsburgh...

LEADING OFF: Dodger Stadium fans get Astros; Cole has virus

Aug. 03, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ NOW HEAR THIS José Altuve, Carlos Correa and the Astros have been heckled at Yankee Stadium, Cleveland, Phoenix and many other parks, the result of their sign-stealing...

Rangers steal home in 4-1 win over Angels for 3 in a row

Aug. 03, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Texas Rangers manager Chris Woodward and his last-place team are starting to have a little fun, and seem to have already gotten over the sting of trading away their homegrown All-Star slugger, an All-Star starting pitcher and their closer. They...

Elusive kitten, Orioles hittin' in 7-1 romp over Yankees

Aug. 02, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This fast kitten followed all the fancy hittin’. In a game delayed for several minutes while a bunch of groundskeepers tried to corral a scaredy cat in the outfield, the Baltimore Orioles hit four solo homers off Yankees newcomer Andrew Heaney to beat...

Brinson's 1st-inning grand slam helps Marlins beat Mets 6-3

Aug. 02, 2021 23:51 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Lewis Brinson connected for a first-inning grand slam to back Jesús Luzardo in his Miami debut, and the last-place Marlins beat the NL East-leading New York Mets 6-3 Monday night. Miguel Rojas had two hits and scored twice for the...

Fraley drives in 2, Flexen solid as Mariners beat Rays 8-2

Aug. 02, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jake Fraley had a two-run single during a five-run third, Chris Flexen went 6 2/3 solid innings, and the Seattle Mariners beat the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 8-2 on Monday night. Fraley, who was activated before the game after being on...

Realmuto, Segura help Phillies rally to 7-5 win vs Nats

Aug. 02, 2021 23:25 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit a go-ahead, two-run single to highlight a five-run rally in the ninth inning that carried the Philadelphia Phillies to a 7-5 victory against the Washington Nationals on Monday night. Trailing 3-2, the Phillies started the winning...