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Today in History: July 5, Doby is AL's first Black player

Jul. 05, 2022 00:02 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 5, the 186th day of 2022. There are 179 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 5, 1947, Larry Doby made his debut with the Cleveland Indians, becoming the first Black player in the...

Trout's slump worsens, Astros strike out 20 to sweep Angels

Jul. 03, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout watched as a low sinker grazed the outside corner of the strike zone in the third inning Sunday, rung up once again in a weekend filled with strikeouts. Before trudging back to the dugout he made a face that seemed to scream: Yikes! The...

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...

Aaron Judge, Ronald Acuña Jr. elected MLB All-Star starters

Jul. 01, 2022 13:09 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees outfielder Aaron Judge and Atlanta Braves outfielder Ronald Acuña Jr. were elected Thursday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game at Dodger Stadium. The pair were chosen under new rules that give starting spots to the top vote-getter in each league in the...

LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros play 1-game series in Houston

Jun. 30, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ GOING MY WAY? The Yankees and Astros will meet in a one-game series between AL division leaders at Minute Maid Park — it's a makeup of a matchup postponed by the lockout. Both teams...

Ohtani Ks 11, extends scoreless streak in 4-1 win over WSox

Jun. 30, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Whether Shohei Ohtani is unleashing his 101 mph fastball or dispensing his large array of breaking balls, the Angels' two-way ace has overpowered every opponent during his shutout surge through June. Ohtani still had to dig deep into his nearly bottomless bag...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 29, 2022 03:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ SCHERZER'S START Mets ace Max Scherzer will make a minor league rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. The outing against the Hartford Yard Goats was pushed back a day from Tuesday, but...

Robert leads 17-hit White Sox attack in 11-4 win over Halos

Jun. 29, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Josh Harrison and Luis Robert hit two-run homers during Chicago’s five-run fifth inning, and the White Sox pounded out 17 hits in an 11-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Tuesday night. José Abreu and Yoán Moncada had RBI doubles during a five-run...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 28, 2022 19:39 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ SCHERZER'S START Mets ace Max Scherzer will make a minor league rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. The outing against the Hartford Yard Goats was pushed back a day from...

Mariners hold on to beat Angels 5-3 despite Ohtani blast

Jun. 26, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight night, Seattle manager Scott Servais was not going to let Mike Trout make an impact with runners on base. The ninth-inning decision worked, but it might result in some bad blood for awhile between the Mariners and Los Angeles Angels. ...