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Smeltzer backed by Garlick, Miranda as Twins beat Royals 6-4

May. 21, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo (AP) — Kyle Garlick and Jose Miranda each drove in two runs, leading Devin Smeltzer and the Minnesota Twins past the Kansas City Royals 6-4 on Friday night. Garlick put Minnesota on the scoreboard with an RBI single in a three-run first inning and added a sacrifice...

Story hits slam to lead Red Sox past Mariners 7-3

May. 21, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a grand slam over the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — a night after hitting three homers over Fenway Park’s fabled left field wall, leading Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Story...

Odor homers in 13th, Orioles finally beat Rays, 8-6

May. 20, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Rougned Odor hit a two-run homer in the 13th inning and Baltimore Orioles snapped a 15-game losing streak to the Tampa Bay Rays with an 8-6 victory on Friday night. The Orioles' last win over Tampa Bay was on July 19 at Tropicana Field, and Baltimore hadn't beaten...

Freeman, Urías lead Dodgers past Phils for 6th straight win

May. 20, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Freddie Freeman singled three times and drove in two runs, Julio Urías pitched five shutout innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-1 on Friday night for their sixth straight victory. Trea Turner doubled and had an RBI for the NL...

Story's slam snagged by former Sox player in Monster seats

May. 20, 2022 23:43 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Trevor Story connected again Friday night — this time with a former Boston player seated atop the Green Monster. Story, who hit three home runs in Boston’s victory Thursday, launched a grand slam to give the Red Sox a 4-0 lead over Seattle...

Acuña's 1st game in Miami since knee injury, leads Braves

May. 20, 2022 23:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. led off the game with a deep double and later singled and stole a base as the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Friday night in his first game at the stadium where he sustained a season-ending knee injury last year. Marcell Ozuna homered for...

Ramírez shakes off injury, leads Guardians past Tigers 6-1

May. 20, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez hit a three-run homer and tripled a day after avoiding a serious injury when he fouled a ball off his leg, and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Friday night. Both teams were without their managers for the series opener....

Wainwright, Molina help Cardinals to 5-3 win over Pirates

May. 20, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his domination of Pittsburgh, and battery-mate Yadier Molina keyed a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-3 on Friday night. Wainwright has won 10...

Pérez throws 1st shutout since 2014, Texas blanks Astros 3-0

May. 20, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Pérez pitched his first shutout since 2014, scattering seven singles as the Texas Rangers beat Houston 3-0 Friday night, ending the Astros' nine-game home winning streak. It was the first complete-game shutout for Texas since Kyle Gibson beat the Astros 1-0...

Lauer, Brewers beat Nationals 7-0 despite triple play

May. 20, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Lauer pitched seven sharp innings and Rowdy Tellez and Tyrone Taylor homered as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the Washington Nationals 7-0 on Friday night. The Nationals didn’t score, but they did provide a couple of highlights as they unsuccessfully...