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Rizzo, Stanton homer as Yankees win 6-1, sweep 2 from Guards

Jul. 02, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Yankees made up for two winless days with two wins in one day. New York's right back on track. Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton blasted consecutive homers, Nestor Cortes shut Cleveland down for six innings and the Yankees continued their...

LEADING OFF: Rookies Morel, Hall look to extend homer runs

Jul. 02, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NICE NEWCOMER Cubs rookie Christopher Morel has homered in three straight games and looks to keep up the run when he faces Boston at Wrigley Field. The 23-year-old Morel connected...

Javier fans career-high 14 to lead Astros over Angels 8-1

Jul. 02, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Cristian Javier followed up his performance in a combined no-hitter last weekend with another lights-out start. Javier struck out a career-best 14 while allowing just one hit in seven innings to lead the Houston Astros over the Los Angeles Angels 8-1 Friday night for...

Yankees, Guardians rained out, split doubleheader Saturday

Jul. 01, 2022 20:29 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the New York Yankees watched with amusement, two imposters dressed as sluggers Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo ran into the rain-soaked outfield before performing belly slides on the infield tarp. Once again, Cleveland was under water. Friday...

Astros beat Yanks again, Bregman's 2-run double keys 2-1 win

Jun. 30, 2022 21:57 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros wrapped up a stretch of nine straight games against New York teams Thursday night with another win over the New York Yankees. Alex Bregman hit a two-run double early and the Astros held on for the 2-1 victory. Houston went 3-2...

Sears pitches major league-best Yankees past lowly A's 2-1

Jun. 28, 2022 23:56 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Last week, JP Sears was pitching before 4,209 fans at Toledo. Now he was getting a standing ovation from a screaming crowd of 38,051 at Yankee Stadium. “That was awesome. That's something that I really appreciate,” the 26-year-old left-hander said Tuesday night...

Astros activate rookie Peña; Brantley injured vs Yanks

Jun. 26, 2022 16:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros activated rookie shortstop Jeremy Peña from the injured list Sunday, but star outfielder Michael Brantley left their game against the New York Yankees with right shoulder discomfort. Star slugger Yordan Alvarez was out of the lineup with an...

Astros' Javier, bullpen combine to no-hit Yanks in 3-0 win

Jun. 25, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Cristian Javier kept sending the New York Yankees back to their dugout in short order, taming his often inconsistent control and thwarting the team with baseball's best record, most runs and preeminent power. “We call him ‘The Reptile,’ because he doesn’t...

Astros 3 outs away from combined no-hitter at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 25, 2022 15:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston's Cristian Javier and Héctor Neris have held the New York Yankees hitless through eight innings Saturday in a game the Astros lead 2-0. Javier pitched seven innings with a career-high 13 strikeouts and one walk, throwing 71 of 115 pitches for strikes. His...

Rays' Margot, Kiermaier hurt; injured list likely for both

Jun. 21, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays outfielders Manuel Margot and Kevin Kiermaier left Monday night's 4-2 loss to the New York Yankees with injuries and are likely headed to the injured list. Margot sprained his right knee in the ninth inning, crashing into the right field...