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LEADING OFF: Judge still sore; Jays' Hernández to C-19 IL

Apr. 10, 2021 02:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ RULING PENDING Aaron Judge's health is again a concern for the New York Yankees. The star slugger has missed two games with soreness in his left side, and manager Aaron Boone...

Hometown no-no: Musgrove no-hitter for Padres vs. Rangers

Apr. 10, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — A long-time member of the Friar Faithful, Joe Musgrove knew all about San Diego’s no-hitter history. There wasn’t any. Until now. Musgrove, the 28-year-old pitcher who grew up just down the road in El...

Olson's 3-run blast lifts Athletics to 6-2 win over Astros

Apr. 09, 2021 23:54 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Matt Olson’s tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-2 win over Houston Astros on Friday night. The victory comes after the Astros beat the A’s five times in this young season and is just the second win...

Ohtani homers, drives in 4 as Angels beat Blue Jays 7-1

Apr. 09, 2021 23:08 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered and drove in four runs, Andrew Heaney pitched six scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-1 on Friday night. Ohtani completed a four-run second with a three-run double to deep right-center off...

Reyes homers twice, Plesac strong as Indians beat Tigers

Apr. 09, 2021 23:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Franmil Reyes homered twice and Zach Plesac pitched seven dominant innings after getting an early lead to give the Cleveland Indians a 4-1 win Friday night over the Detroit Tigers, who scratched starter Julio Teheran just before the first pitch. Reyes...

Musgrove no-hitter through 8 in 2nd game for hometown Padres

Apr. 09, 2021 22:38 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — San Diego Padres right-hander Joe Musgrove hasn't allowed a hit through eight innings against the Texas Rangers in only his second start for his hometown team that has never had a no-hitter. The Padres are the only current MLB franchise to never...

Blue Jays' Teoscar Hernández on IL after COVID close contact

Apr. 09, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

DUNEDIN, Fla. (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays have placed outfielder Teoscar Hernández on the injured list after he was exposed to someone with a positive coronavirus case outside of the team. Blue Jays manager Charlie Montoyo said Friday the team is conducting contact...

Hill sharp, Kluber roughed up as Rays beat Yankees 10-5

Apr. 09, 2021 19:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays insist it didn't matter who was on the other side of the field. Yes, it felt good to unveil a couple of more title banners at Tropicana Field and beat the New York Yankees 10-5 in their home opener Friday. However, the...

Tigers' Teheran scratched before start with triceps issue

Apr. 09, 2021 19:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Detroit Tigers starter Julio Teheran felt tightness in his right triceps while warming up for Friday's game against the Indians and was shut down as a precaution. The team replaced Teheran with left-handed reliever Derek Holland, who made five starts...

LEADING OFF: Judge still sore; Jays' Hernández to C-19 IL

Apr. 09, 2021 19:18 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ RULING PENDING Aaron Judge's health is again a concern for the New York Yankees. The star slugger has missed two games with soreness in his left side, and manager Aaron...