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Garver hits 2 of Twins' 5 home runs in 8-6 win over Yankees

Jul. 23, 2019 2:33 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Mitch Garver hit two of Minnesota's five home runs, and the Twins held on for an 8-6 victory over the New York Yankees after a tone-setting triple play in the first inning of a series opener between AL division leaders Monday night. Jorge Polanco, Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler also went...

Gerrit Cole leads Astros to 11-1 win over Athletics

Jul. 23, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — On the night the Houston Astros celebrated the 50th anniversary of the first moon landing by NASA's Apollo 11, the number 11 factored prominently into a lopsided win over the Oakland Athletics. Gerrit Cole pitched seven strong innings and Aledmys Diaz, Yordan Alvarez and Yuli Gurriel homered...

A's to offer simultaneous broadcasts, 1 with analytics focus

Jul. 22, 2019 10:24 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are set to offer a special broadcast to fans who appreciate the game's analytics side. On Thursday, the A's will feature simultaneous audio broadcasts for a game against Texas — their traditional broadcast as well as a "data-driven" version on A's Cast....

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Jul. 22, 2019 2:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and the...

Kepler's single gives Twins walk-off win over Athletics

Jul. 21, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After watching the Oakland Athletics stage a late rally to take the lead for the third straight game, it might have been easy for the Minnesota Twins to get frustrated. Instead, they got back to work and Max Kepler came up with another huge hit. Kepler drove in four runs, including the...

Kepler's single gives Twins walk-off win over Athletics

Jul. 21, 2019 6:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler drove in four runs, including the game-winner to cap a two-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 7-6 on Sunday. Ehire Adrianza's third hit of the game was a triple off Liam Hendriks (2-1) that scored Luis Arraez from first base with...

Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 9th lifts A's over Twins 5-4

Jul. 20, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khris Davis had been a fixture in the cleanup spot for most of the past four seasons, putting together three straight 40-homer, 100-RBI seasons. He hadn't been living up to his usual standards in 2019 and he was slotted into the sixth spot in the batting order the past four games....

Semien has 3 extra-base hits, surging A's beat Twins 5-3

Jul. 20, 2019 12:55 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — With a game-time temperature of 94 degrees on a humid, muggy evening, starting pitchers Jake Odorizzi and Chris Bassitt had to fight dripping sweat as much as opposing batters. Oakland's leadoff hitter, Marcus Semien, got out of the heat quickly in the first inning and then continued to...

Rosario's pinch-hit 3-run HR lifts Twins in 6-3 win vs. A's

Jul. 19, 2019 1:04 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After their dominant start to the season, the Minnesota Twins were starting to sag a bit. With one powerful swing Thursday through that thick midsummer night air, Eddie Rosario provided quite the jolt. The pinch-hitting Rosario produced a go-ahead, three-run homer on the first pitch from...

No-hit bid fails, Padres settle for 3-2 win over Miami

Jul. 17, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie right-hander Chris Paddack took a no-hitter into the eighth inning and two relievers got the final four outs to complete a three-hitter and help the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 3-2 Wednesday night. The Padres, who played their first game in 1969, are the only major league...