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Lester wins 200th, Cards down Brewers for ninth straight win

Sep. 20, 2021 23:36 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jon Lester notched his 200th career win, Nolan Arenado hit a two-run homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the NL Central-leading Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 Monday night for their ninth consecutive win. The Cardinals have won nine straight for the first...

Dodgers' Max Scherzer gets 3,000th K, near perfect game

Sep. 12, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Max Scherzer of the Los Angeles Dodgers became the 19th player in major league history with 3,000 strikeouts and nearly completed a perfect game Sunday. The 37-year-old right-hander fanned Eric Hosmer of the San Diego Padres in the fifth inning at...

Tigers slugger Miguel Cabrera hits 500th career home run

Aug. 22, 2021 19:09 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Miguel Cabrera celebrated with his teammates on the Detroit Tigers. He took a curtain call on the road. He paid tribute to his family, his team and his native country. It was quite a day, even for one of baseball's most accomplished sluggers. ...

Baker settles in with Astros in second season in Houston

Jul. 15, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Dusty Baker never felt quite right while navigating his first season as manager of the Houston Astros during last year’s pandemic-shortened campaign. “I felt like a substitute teacher,” Baker said. Now, halfway through his...