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A's pound Tigers, back Manaea's 1st victory of season, 8-4

Apr. 16, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are scoring runs every which way again and they're back to playing their winning brand of baseball. Stephen Piscotty and Matt Olson homered to back Sean Manaea's first victory of the season, and the A's won their fifth...

LEADING OFF: Jackie Robinson Day, Red Sox go for 10th in row

Apr. 15, 2021 03:40 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ REMEMBERING JACKIE All players, managers, coaches and umpires will wear No. 42 to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, marking the anniversary of the date the Brooklyn Dodgers...

Fulmer 1st win since 2018, Tigers sweep shorthanded Astros

Apr. 15, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After their struggles entering this series, a sweep over any team would have been big for the Detroit Tigers and manager A.J. Hinch. But doing it against his former club did make the victories just a bit sweeter. Michael Fulmer...

LEADING OFF: Jackie Robinson Day, Red Sox go for 10th in row

Apr. 14, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday: ___ REMEMBERING JACKIE All players, managers, coaches and umpires will wear No. 42 to celebrate Jackie Robinson Day, marking the anniversary of the date the Brooklyn Dodgers...

5 Astros land on injured list because of COVID-19 protocols

Apr. 14, 2021 18:48 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros have placed second baseman Jose Altuve, third baseman Alex Bregman, designated hitter Yordan Álvarez, catcher Martín Maldonado and infielder Robel Garcia on the injured list because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols. General...

Ramos homers twice, Tigers slug Astros for 2nd straight win

Apr. 14, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit two home runs and Renato Núñez and rookie Akil Baddoo each homered for the second straight game as the Detroit Tigers slugged their way to an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Ramos has stepped into the cleanup spot with...

Olympic baseball qualifying in West Palm Beach, St. Lucie

Apr. 13, 2021 12:42 PM EDT

The United States' delayed second chance at qualifying for the Olympic baseball tournament has been moved to the spring training home of the Houston Astros and the Washington Nationals and the exhibition ballpark of the New York Mets. The Baseball Americas Qualifier will...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Twins delayed opener; Phils-Mets play 2

Apr. 13, 2021 03:34 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ POSTPONED The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin their series in Minnesota a day late. Monday's opener of a four-game set at Target Field was...

Mize gets 1st win; Tigers beat Astros 6-2 in Hinch's return

Apr. 13, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Back in the place where he'd received so many cheers over the years, one more ovation after a long and difficult time away was almost too much for manager A.J. Hinch to take. Casey Mize tossed seven scoreless innings for his first career win and fellow...

Hinch reflects on Astros sign-stealing scam in return

Apr. 12, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Detroit Tigers manager A.J. Hinch reflected on the Houston Astros sign-stealing scandal that cost him his job as the team’s manager in his return to Houston on Monday, saying it put a “cloud over the sport.” Hinch was suspended by baseball...