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Arroyo, Verdugo, Hill lead Red Sox over skidding Pirates 8-3

Aug. 17, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Christian Arroyo had three hits and three RBIs, Alex Verdugo reached base five times and 42-year-old Rich Hill won for the first time in nearly two months as the Boston Red Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Wednesday night. The Red Sox won for the fifth time...

Harris, Contreras lead Braves' rally for sweep of Marlins

Aug. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Michael Harris II hit a tying homer in the ninth, William Contreras had a go-ahead single and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their four-game series. The Braves won their sixth straight after losing four of five...

Snell strikes out 10, pitches Padres past Nationals 6-0

Aug. 14, 2022 16:28 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Blake Snell struck out 10 in six sharp innings, Juan Soto reached base three times and the San Diego Padres wrapped up a hectic weekend with a 6-0 win over the Washington Nationals on Sunday. On Friday, with so much focus on Soto’s return to Washington after a...

Rays SS Wander Franco takes on-field batting practice

Aug. 14, 2022 13:16 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays shortstop Wander Franco took on-field batting practice Sunday for the first time since being sidelined last month by a right hamate bone injury that required surgery. Franco said he will join Triple-A Durham on Tuesday to start a minor...

Longtime minor leaguer Bernard helps Rockies beat Arizona

Aug. 13, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Longtime minor leaguer Wynton Bernard singled, stole a base and scored in his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Friday night. Brian Serven homered, Dinelson Lamet (1-1) pitched a perfect seventh inning for the win...

Rockies' Bernard makes MLB debut after decade in minors

Aug. 13, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Wynton Bernard finally got his chance to play in the major leagues a decade after he was drafted by the San Diego Padres, and he made it count. The Colorado Rockies selected Bernard’s contract from Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday. He batted eighth and played center...

Braves call up top prospect Grissom, bring back RHP Yates

Aug. 10, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves called up prized prospect Vaughn Grissom to play second base Wednesday and brought back former Padres closer Kirby Yates from a rehab assignment — nearly two years after he last pitched in the big leagues. The 21-year-old Grissom was in the...

Brewers break out of recent slide with 5-3 victory over Rays

Aug. 10, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With each of Milwaukee's top two closer options unavailable, Matt Bush stepped in and showcased the depth of the Brewers' bullpen as they adapt to life without four-time All-Star Josh Hader. Bush, acquired from the Texas Rangers last week, struck out two batters...

Wood, Giants beat slumping Padres 1-0 after overturned call

Aug. 09, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Not all the San Francisco Giants were convinced they had nailed Brandon Drury at the plate, although they were certain of one thing — catcher Joey Bart made one heck of a pick and tag to deny the San Diego Padres what would have been the tying run. Alex Wood...

Former big league slugger Dietrich suspended for 50 games

Aug. 05, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big league slugger Derek Dietrich has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a stimulant. Dietrich, 33, is on the roster of the New York Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He last appeared in the majors with Texas in 2020. ...