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Trout homers again as Angels sweep twinbill from Mariners

Jun. 19, 2022 02:01 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Jimmy Herget smiled at the question, perhaps because as Mike Trout's teammate, he doesn't have to face the three-time MVP. “It’s incredible. I mean, guys keep pitching to him, which is hilarious,” the Los Angeles Angels reliever said. “He’s the best player...

A strike away: Mikolas just short of no-hitter for Cardinals

Jun. 15, 2022 02:50 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — It's been 21 years since the St. Louis Cardinals pitched a no-hitter. Miles Mikolas needed one more strike. The right-hander didn't give up a hit until Cal Mitchell doubled with two outs in the ninth inning Tuesday night, and the St. Louis Cardinals...

LEADING OFF: Angels skid goes on sans Maddon, Correa ready

Jun. 08, 2022 02:13 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ UNLUCKY 13 Free falling toward a dreadful bit of team history, the Angels fired manager Joe Maddon on Tuesday and appointed third base coach Phil Nevin to the role on an interim basis. ...

Cards score 4 in 10th to beat Cubs 7-4, split doubleheader

Jun. 05, 2022 01:40 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Cardinals rookie Brendan Donovan hit a two-run double in the 10th inning and St. Louis overcame a baserunning mistake to beat the Chicago Cubs 7-4 and split a doubleheader Saturday. Tweets that Donovan sent as a teenager containing homophobic language surfaced during...

LEADING OFF: MLB investigates Anderson-Donaldson incident

May. 22, 2022 01:24 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MLB INVESTIGATES Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson has accused Yankees slugger Josh Donaldson of making a racist remark during Saturday's game and Major League Baseball is looking into the...

Goldschmidt's 4-hit game lifts Cardinals over Pirates 5-4

May. 21, 2022 23:20 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt went 4 for 5 with two doubles and two RBIs to lead the St. Louis Cardinals over the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-4 on Saturday night. Goldschmidt extended his hitting streak to 14 games and his on-base streak to 28. His two-run double capped a four-run...

Mets ace Max Scherzer exits start with injury to left side

May. 18, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Max Scherzer removed himself from a start Wednesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals with discomfort in his left side. He will have an MRI on Thursday, the team said. The three-time Cy Young Award winner exited with two outs in the...

Bannon singles on 1st big league pitch, O's top Cards 3-2

May. 12, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rylan Bannon became just the third Baltimore player since 2000 to get a hit on the first pitch of his big league career, Jorge Mateo and Anthony Bemboom homered and the Orioles beat the St. Louis Cardinals 3-2 on Thursday. “I let him know he's in the big leagues...

Molina homers, Edman drives in three as Cards beat Giants

May. 06, 2022 01:31 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Yadier Molina's late arrival to spring training left him little time to fine tune his swing. He wasn't seeing the ball, often going after every pitch. So when Molina homered for his first RBI of the season, things felt right again. ...

Today in History: May 6, Hindenburg crash

May. 06, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Friday, May 6, the 126th day of 2022. There are 239 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On May 6, 1937, the hydrogen-filled German airship Hindenburg caught fire and crashed while attempting to dock at...