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Boone dubs Yanks 'savages' during rant in 6-2 win over Rays

Jul. 18, 2019 8:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Savages of The Stadium. That's what the New York Yankees are in the mind of manager of Aaron Boone. Boone got fired up at rookie umpire Brennan Miller in a profane second-inning rant , and New York awoke from a sleepy start to rally past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 in a doubleheader opener...

Trout back in Angels' lineup after missing 3 games

Jul. 18, 2019 8:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout is back in the Los Angeles Angels lineup after missing the previous three games due to a mildly strained right calf. The two-time AL MVP will be the designated hitter Thursday when the Angels complete a four-game series against the Houston Astros. He leads the league in...

Boone ejected, directs profane rant at rookie umpire

Jul. 18, 2019 6:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees manager Aaron Boone went on a profane rant Thursday after rookie umpire Brennan Miller called Brett Gardner out on strikes in the second inning of a doubleheader opener against Tampa Bay. Miller, umpiring behind the plate for the fifth time in a major league game, called Aaron Judge...

Harper, Hoskins rally Phillies past Dodgers with 4-run 7th

Jul. 18, 2019 6:05 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper's hot streak of late has kept the Phillies in the playoff picture. He has opened some eyes with his offense — especially the comically oversized ones of the Phillie Phanatic mascot strapped to the slugger's forehead. Harper tied the game while wearing a Phillie...

Royals hold off White Sox 6-5 to sweep 4-game series

Jul. 18, 2019 5:48 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — When the Kansas City Royals gave starter Brad Keller the lead with a five-run third inning, Keller made sure to show his gratitude. The 23-year-old took care of the White Sox batters in the top of the fourth, striking out the side on 14 pitches to get his guys back to the plate. "We...

Reds place 2 more catchers on the injured list

Jul. 18, 2019 5:23 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds are down to their fourth and fifth catchers after placing two more on the injured list on Thursday. Curt Casali went on the 10-day injured list with a right knee sprain that manager David Bell said could keep him out for as long as a month. Casali is expected to spend...

Chris Sale snaps Fenway losing streak, beats Blue Jays 5-0

Jul. 18, 2019 5:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — That was a relief. And not a bad start, either. Chris Sale and two relievers combined on a two-hitter, and the Boston Red Sox left-hander struck out 12 in six innings to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-0 on Thursday and earn his first regular-season win at Fenway Park in more than a year. Sale...

Anderson's hit in 9th lifts Marlins past Padres 4-3

Jul. 18, 2019 5:12 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Miami Marlins' homestand ended with a mob scene around Brian Anderson at second base that included punches on the arm, slaps on the back, hugs and high-fives. It's a wonder the Marlins remembered how to celebrate ninth-inning heroics, because they haven't had many. Anderson doubled home...

Braves recall Wright, bring Inciarte off injured list

Jul. 18, 2019 4:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have recalled right-hander Kyle Wright from Triple-A Gwinnett to start Thursday night's game against the Washington Nationals. The Braves also reinstated outfielder Ender Inciarte from the 10-day injured list. Inciarte has been out since May 15 with a lumbar strain. He is...

Enter Rivera: Yankee closer awaits his place in Hall of Fame

Jul. 18, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It never changed for Mariano Rivera — from his childhood in the fishing village of Puerto Caimito in Panama to the pitcher's mound at Yankee Stadium. "I always wanted to be the last guy to kick the ball or took the last shot at the basket. Give me the ball," Rivera said. "I...