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Harper drives in 5 runs, Phillies rally past Dodgers 9-8

Jul. 17, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper hit a two-run double off Dodgers closer Kenley Jansen with one out in the bottom of the ninth after pinch-hitter Matt Beaty hit a three-run homer off Philadelphia closer Hector Neris in the top half, rallying the Phillies to a 9-8 win over Los Angeles on Tuesday night....

Judge, Gregorius lift Yanks over Rays after CC starts fracas

Jul. 16, 2019 11:15 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Didi Gregorius went up a few weight classes to restrain CC Sabathia, then climbed up the ladder for a slump-busting grand slam. In between, Aaron Judge delivered perhaps his most memorable moment during an injury-shortened season. Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer in the eighth inning,...

D'Arnaud 3 HRs, 3-run drive in 9th lifts Rays over Yanks 5-4

Jul. 16, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Travis d'Arnaud was down to his last strike. And so were the Tampa Bay Rays, trailing by two runs with two on and two outs in the ninth inning against All-Star closer Aroldis Chapman. D'Arnaud hacked at the next pitch, fouling off a 100 mph heater. Then another. After two tempting balls in...

MVP Antetokounmpo gives baseball a shot at Yankee Stadium

Jul. 15, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In hoops, Giannis Antetokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he's a complete rookie. In fact, the 24-year-old from Greece said he'd never even touched a baseball before he did so Monday night at Yankee Stadium. The reigning NBA MVP was shocked. "It was really heavy," Antetokounmpo...

Tanaka helps Yankees earn 4-2 victory over Blue Jays

Jul. 14, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge was near the batter's box for a pretty good view of Gio Urshela's nifty slide at the plate to give the New York Yankees the go-ahead run in the fifth inning. The Yankees slugger is sure the club wouldn't have one of the best records in the majors if it wasn't for the...

Dodgers beat Red Sox 11-2, snap 4-game losing streak

Jul. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Justin Turner had three extra-base hits, two of them off Chris Sale to continue the Red Sox left-hander's struggles at Fenway Park, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-2 victory over Boston in a rematch of last year's World Series. Cody Bellinger moved...

Grichuk's glove, bat help Blue Jays hold off Yanks 2-1

Jul. 13, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson sat alone on the bench after the final out, needing a minute to decompress. He certainly deserved it. With a tribute to former teammate Tyler Skaggs written on his cap, Hudson got Luke Voit to look at strike three with runners at the corners to...

Trade deadline looms as baseball resumes after break

Jul. 10, 2019 5:00 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians, looking up at Nelson Cruz and the surprising Minnesota Twins. Matt Chapman and the Oakland Athletics, trying to run down José Altuve and the Houston Astros. Max Scherzer and the Washington Nationals, chasing Ronald Acuña Jr. and the...

Money Ball: Mets' Alonso wins HR Derby, $1M, tops Vlad Jr

Jul. 9, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball. As the crowd roared, the New York Mets rookie headed toward the mound and tightly squeezed his cousin and pitcher Derek Morgan, who had helped him win the All-Star Home Run Derby and $1...

Morton gets 10th win, Rays beat Yankees 2-1

Jul. 7, 2019 5:43 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton came up big again for the Tampa Bay Rays. He struck out 10 in 5 2/3 innings to help the Rays split a four-game series with the AL East-leading New Yok Yankees, 2-1 on Sunday. Morton (10-2) allowed one run, five hits and one walk in lowering his AL-best ERA to...