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Top-seeded Texas Tech beats K-State 7-4 in Big 12 tourney

May. 22, 2019 5:40 PM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Taylor Floyd got top-seeded Texas Tech out of a bases-loaded jam in the bottom of the ninth and the Red Raiders held off Kansas State 7-4 on Wednesday in the Big 12 Tournament. Josh Jung and Cameron Warren each had three hits for Texas Tech (37-15), which faces West Virginia on...

Bizarre double play helps Grandal, Brewers outlast Reds 11-9

May. 22, 2019 5:37 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal homered during a big rally, then started a bizarre double play on a pitch that got past him and bounced to the backstop, helping the Milwaukee Brewers outlast the Cincinnati Reds 11-9 on Wednesday. Trailing 6-1 in the third inning, Grandal hit a two-run homer as the Brewers...

Orioles get Broxton from Mets for $500K pool allotment

May. 22, 2019 5:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Orioles bolstered their outfield defense by acquiring Keon Broxton from the New York Mets on Wednesday for $500,000 in 2019-20 international signing bonus pool allotment. Broxton was designated for assignment last week by the Mets after batting .143 in 34 games with no homers and two...

Stanton has another injury setback, Gregorius progressing

May. 22, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton took a step back in his return from arm injuries and won't play in any rehabilitation games for seven to 10 days because of left calf tightness. Shortststop Didi Gregorius moved ahead toward a mid-June return when he went 1 for 3 with a walk...

Ohio State beats No. 2 seed Michigan 2-1 in Big Ten tourney

May. 22, 2019 5:21 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Dillon Dingler broke open a tie game with an RBI single in the eighth inning and Ohio State beat Michigan 2-1 on Wednesday in the Big Ten Tournament. Three pitchers combined to toss a one-hitter for the Buckeyes (32-24). Michigan (38-17) took a 1-0 lead into the eighth inning, but...

Shepherd's homer gives Georgia 2-0 victory over Texas A&M

May. 22, 2019 5:09 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Cam Shepherd belted a two-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning to give No. 3 seed Georgia a 2-0 victory over No. 6 seed Texas A&M in the Southeastern Conference Tournament on Wednesday. Shepherd blasted a 2-2 pitch from Joseph Menefee (3-2) over the left-field...

Keller, Royals top Cardinals 8-2 in Game 1 of doubleheader

May. 22, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brad Keller snapped out of his slump for the Kansas City Royals and kept the Cardinals in their funk. Keller threw seven-plus innings of two-hit baseball, Jorge Soler hit a three-run homer and the Kansas City Royals beat St. Louis 8-2 Wednesday in the first game of a doubleheader. The...

Arkansas defeats Ole Miss 5-3 in SEC Tournament

May. 22, 2019 5:03 PM EDT

HOOVER, Ala. (AP) — Jack Kenley knocked home three runs Wednesday as No. 2 seed Arkansas defeated No. 7 seed Mississippi 5-3 in the Southeastern Conference Tournament. Arkansas (41-15) remains in the winners' bracket and faces No. 3 seed Georgia, which beat Texas A&M 2-0 earlier Wednesday. Ole Miss...

Montas throws 6 scoreless innings, Athletics top Indians 7-2

May. 22, 2019 4:54 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Frankie Montas pitched six scoreless innings, Mark Canha homered and drove in three runs and the Oakland Athletics extended their winning streak to six with a 7-2 victory over the Cleveland Indians on Wednesday. Nick Hundley had three hits, including a solo homer and two RBIs. Robbie...

Rangers complete 3-game sweep of Mariners with 2-1 win

May. 22, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Hunter Pence homered, Adrian Sampson had another impressive long outing for a victory after not starting, and the Texas Rangers beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep. The Mariners have lost 27 of 37 games to fall to the bottom of the AL...