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Belt homers twice, Giants top Rockies to boost NL West lead

Sep. 26, 2021 02:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brandon Belt wasn't thinking too deep about his team's looming home run record. Instead, he just went deep — twice. Belt's blasts helped San Francisco set a franchise mark for homers in a season, and the Giants beat the Colorado...

Gallen, Marte help Diamondbacks slow down Dodgers, 7-2

Sep. 26, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Ketel Marte and Carson Kelly homered early off Clayton Kershaw, and the last-place Arizona Diamondbacks delayed the Los Angeles Dodgers from reaching 100 wins by beating them 7-2 on Saturday. The Dodgers (99-56) fell two games behind first-place San...

Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 4-2, keep pace in NL West race

Sep. 25, 2021 01:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tony Gonsolin's second pitch of the game was smoked by Arizona's Josh Rojas before Los Angeles left fielder A.J. Pollock robbed a potential extra-base hit, leaping at the warning track to snag the line drive. Gonsolin raised his arms in the air, then...

Giants top Rockies 7-2 for 100th win, hold onto NL West lead

Sep. 25, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The San Francisco Giants reached one milestone and are close to another in their resurgent season. The real goal is another World Series title. Mike Yastrzemski hit a three-run homer, one of four long balls by San Francisco, and the NL West-leading Giants...

Braves-Padres resumption delayed by rare San Diego rain

Sep. 24, 2021 20:57 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A rare rainstorm in San Diego prompted a delay Friday before the Padres and Braves resumed a game suspended by poor weather July 21 in Atlanta. The continuation was set to begin in the evening at Petco Park, but an unexpected storm hit the city,...

Soto homers twice, boosts average to .325, Nats beat Reds

Sep. 23, 2021 22:52 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — National League batting leader Juan Soto homered in consecutive innings, and the Washington Nationals pushed the Cincinnati Reds further from playoff contention with a 3-2 win Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. Seeking his second...

Caratini, Padres beat Giants 7-6 in 10 to tighten NL West

Sep. 23, 2021 21:40 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres can have a say over the NL West race even as they appear headed toward what would be the biggest collapse in franchise history. Jurickson Profar raced home on Victor Caratini's infield single with one out in the 10th inning and the...

Muncy homers in 10th, Dodgers rally for 7-5 win over Rockies

Sep. 23, 2021 20:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The ever-reliable Max Scherzer just couldn't get his usual grip on the baseball in the thin air at Coors Field. He licked his hand. He held the ball tighter. But nothing seemed to work. No worries, his teammates had his back on a rare off day for the...

Dodgers fall 2 games back in NL West, lose to Rockies 10-5

Sep. 23, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — First Julio Urías. Now Walker Buehler. That's back-to-back off outings from key cogs in a Los Angeles rotation that boasted the best ERA in baseball. Logging too many innings? Wearing down? Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had a simpler...

LEADING OFF: Bassitt back, Chisox close, Max starts, Cards W

Sep. 23, 2021 05:22 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ Oakland right-hander Chris Bassitt promised to return to the mound by season’s end following a frightening 100 mph line drive to the face on Aug. 17. He’ll get his...