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Alcantara could deliver first Cy Young Award for Marlins

Jul. 04, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award. If he wins it, that would be a first for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins have had an MVP in Giancarlo Stanton, but never in the franchise's three-decade history have they had a Cy Young winner. Alcantara threw a...

LEADING OFF: Nats examine Soto, Bosox check Bogaerts

Jul. 04, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ SOTO SETBACK Washington star Juan Soto is being checked out after exiting a game early because of an injured left calf. The 23-year-old outfielder flexed and pointed to his left...

Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto lift Phillies over Cardinals 4-0

Jul. 03, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler threw seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto slugged home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Sunday night. The Phillies won two of three games in the series against a team they are...

Dodgers catcher Barnes gets $7M, 2-year deal through '24

Jul. 03, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catcher Austin Barnes agreed Sunday to a $7 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers covering 2023 and ‘24 rather than become a free agent after this year’s World Series. Barnes gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons, and the Dodgers...

LEADING OFF: Nats examine Soto, Bosox check Bogaerts

Jul. 03, 2022 21:25 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ SOTO SETBACK Washington star Juan Soto is being checked out after exiting a game early because of an injured left calf. The 23-year-old outfielder flexed and pointed to his left...

Padres rally for 4 in 9th, beat Dodgers 4-2 to avoid sweep

Jul. 03, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even in the monotony of a long season, Padres manager Bob Melvin knows some results are more important than others when it comes to sustaining a team's confidence. That's why Sunday's 4-2 comeback by San Diego over the Los Angeles Dodgers might resonate for a...

Wick's 2-run error in 11th gifts Red Sox 4-2 win over Cubs

Jul. 03, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story’s comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. With automatic runner Bobby Dalbec on...

Giolito sharp as White Sox complete sweep of Giants 13-4

Jul. 03, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lucas Giolito gave up just three hits in six innings to help the Chicago White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 13-4 on Sunday and complete a three-game sweep. The White Sox had a game of threes of sorts: Selby Zavala had three hits and three RBIs, Gavin...

McKenzie superb for 7 innings as Guardians edge Yankees 2-0

Jul. 03, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error that threatened to sabotage a great win. In the moment, manager Terry Francona's emotions nearly got the best of him. ...

Mets ace deGrom whiffs 5 of 6 batters in 1st rehab start

Jul. 03, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Back in a game at last, Jacob deGrom was sharp. The New York Mets ace struck out five of the six batters he faced and threw 18 of 24 pitches for strikes Sunday night in his first minor league rehabilitation start for Class A St. Lucie. The only...