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Farmer's power, Aristides' arm send Reds past Giants 3-2

May. 28, 2022 19:49 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Right fielder Aristides Aquino threw out pinch-runner Joey Bart at the plate to end the game, and the Cincinnati Reds held off the San Francisco Giants 3-2 on Saturday behind Kyle Farmer's early three-run homer. Cincinnati extended its winning streak to a...

Rockies and Nationals split doubleheader

May. 28, 2022 21:09 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — José Iglesias had three hits and drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh, Chad Kuhl pitched 6 1/3 innings and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 to split a doubleheader on Saturday. Victor Robles homered, singled twice and drove in a...

Fellow managers offer Gabe Kapler support for protest

May. 28, 2022 21:02 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Several of Gabe Kapler’s fellow managers are offering their support for his decision to avoid the field during the national anthem as a protest following the school shootings in southwestern Texas. Kapler, manager of the San Francisco Giants, said Friday he...

Alcantara smothers Braves with 14 whiffs in Marlins' 4-1 win

May. 28, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Seeing Sandy Alcantara for the second time in a week was of no benefit to the Atlanta Braves' hitters. The hard-throwing Miami right-hander was more overpowering than ever. Alcantara matched his career high with 14 strikeouts, again dominating the...

LEADING OFF: Rookies Witt, Gorman and Harris draw attention

May. 28, 2022 20:35 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ ROOKIE WATCH Bobby Witt Jr. began the season as a highly rated prospect and looks like he's starting to heat up. Fellow rookies Nolan Gorman and Michael Harris also are attracting attention. ...

Semien ends HR drought with slam, Rangers rout A's 11-4

May. 28, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a grand slam for his first home run after signing with Texas in the offseason, Corey Seager and Adolis García added back-to-back shots and the Rangers routed the Oakland Athletics 11-4 on Saturday. Texas had a season-high 18 hits, the most...

White Sox designate LHP Dallas Keuchel for assignment

May. 28, 2022 20:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel gave the Chicago White Sox a boost two years ago, helping a team with an exciting young core reach the playoffs. That ended up being Keuchel's most successful season in Chicago. The veteran left-hander was designated for assignment on Saturday. ...

Kluber, Cole duel, Rays end Yankees' 4-game winning streak

May. 28, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Corey Kluber and Gerrit Cole dueled evenly for six impressive innings before the Tampa Bay Rays scored a pair of late runs to beat the Yankees 3-1 Saturday, ending New York’s four-game winning streak. Yandy Diaz had a tiebreaking infield hit in the...

Ramírez, Bieber help Guardians beat Tigers 8-1

May. 28, 2022 20:16 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — José Ramírez homered and drove in five runs, leading Shane Bieber and the Cleveland Guardians to an 8-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday. Ramírez hit a three-run triple in the seventh inning and a two-run shot in the ninth for his 12th homer. The...

Witt Jr. hits 3 doubles, ups extra-base count, KC tops Twins

May. 28, 2022 17:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Rookie Bobby Witt Jr. delivered three more doubles for his second straight three-hit game and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 7-3 Saturday. A double shy of hitting for the cycle Friday, Witt doubled in his first two at-bats, both times driving...