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Reynolds caps comeback with 3-run blast, Pirates beat Tigers

Jun. 19, 2019 11:14 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Coming off a hitless night, Bryan Reynolds told teammate Corey Dickerson he felt pressure to produce. Dickerson told the rookie to write a few things down to help him remember what he was doing, and what he was thinking, when he was hot. Dickerson wasn't sure if Reynolds took his advice,...

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros

Jun. 19, 2019 4:52 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Gerrit Cole was in line for a rare win over Cincinnati. The Astros' impressive streak of avoiding sweeps appeared safe once more. With a pair of two-out swings in the ninth, everything changed. Rookie Nick Senzel singled home the tying run, and Jesse Winker followed with another single...

Tigers slip by sloppy Pirates 5-4, snap 4-game losing streak

Jun. 18, 2019 11:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Christin Stewart's sped his thinking up and slowed down his feet, helping the Detroit Tigers end a four-game losing streak in the process. Stewart was on first with the bases loaded and one out in the eighth inning of a tie game on Tuesday night when Brandon Dixon hit a sharp grounder to...

Maldonado wears Father's Day tie, leads Royals over Twins

Jun. 16, 2019 7:35 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Martín Maldonado found a formal-yet-fun way to honor the dads in his life. The Royals catcher celebrated Father's Day by wearing a blue necktie on his chest protector and had three hits to lift Kansas City over the Minnesota Twins 8-6 Sunday. Maldonado scribbled the names of his...

Pirates rally for 5-4 victory over Marlins

Jun. 16, 2019 6:57 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Josh Bell padded his NL-leading RBI total and helped the Pittsburgh Pirates to a series-clinching victory. Bell's go-ahead double in the seventh lifted the Pirates over the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Sunday. The Pirates rallied from a 4-2 deficit on Corey Dickerson's pinch-hit RBI double off Miami...

Sale strikes out 10, leading Red Sox past Orioles 7-2

Jun. 15, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale struck out 10 over six sharp innings, J.D. Martinez homered in a third straight game and the surging Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-2 on Saturday. Sale (3-7) gave up two runs, six hits and a walk. Both runs came in the sixth, after the left-hander extended his...

Lopez pitches 7 innings, Marlins win 4-3 over Pirates

Jun. 15, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For the second straight game Pittsburgh jumped on Miami, this time though the Marlins' answered and Pablo Lopez and his teammates were able to lock down the Pirates the rest of the way. Lopez pitched seven strong innings and allowed three runs to help the Miami Marlins beat the Pittsburgh...

Pirates rout Marlins 11-0 to stop 7-game slide

Jun. 14, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Steven Brault nearly had a very brief outing. Fortunately for the Pittsburgh Pirates, he stayed in the game. Brault scattered eight hits over six innings, and the Pirates stopped a seven-game slide by routing the Miami Marlins 11-0 on Friday night. Brault (3-1) was hit on his left leg by...

Bauers hits for the cycle, leads Indians past Tigers 13-4

Jun. 14, 2019 10:59 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Cleveland's Jake Bauers hit for the cycle, and the Indians routed the Detroit Tigers 13-4 on Friday night after scoring eight runs in the fourth inning. Bauers singled and tripled in that inning. He also hit a double in the second and a two-run homer in the eighth, becoming the first...

Teheran continues his 2019 'mission' as Braves top Pirates

Jun. 13, 2019 5:32 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — One year after he was left off Atlanta's postseason rotation, Julio Teheran has re-emerged as a reliable leader on a young staff. Teheran's roll of superb starts is a big reason the Braves are back in first place in the NL East. Josh Donaldson drove in the tie-breaking run in Atlanta's...