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Boston beats Tampa Bay 5-4, moves into 2nd place in AL East

Jul. 24, 2019 1:07 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Christian Vázquez hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Marcus Walden bailed Boston out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth and the Red Sox beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-4 on Tuesday night to move into second place in the AL East for the first time since the second...

Odor, Mazara help Rangers beat Mariners to end 8-game skid

Jul. 24, 2019 1:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rougned Odor homered twice, Nomar Mazara reached the third deck with an impressive drive and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 7-2 Tuesday night to end an eight-game skid. Shin-Soo Choo led off the game by homering on Tommy Milone's first pitch, and the Rangers went on to snap the...

Suárez homers again, leads Reds overt Brewers 14-6

Jul. 24, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers starter Zach Davies hadn't given up a home run in almost a month. Cincinnati Reds slugger Eugenio Suárez had hit two home runs less than 24 hours earlier. When the two clashed Tuesday night, Suárez prevailed. Suárez hit a two-run, opposite-field home run to...

Smith, Orioles strike early in 7-2 win over Diamondbacks

Jul. 24, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Dwight Smith Jr. hit a three-run home run, Dylan Bundy pitched six solid innings and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-2 Tuesday night. Renato Núñez and Anthony Santander also homered for the Orioles, with Núñez raising his team-leading total to 24....

Laureano's double in 11th lifts A's over Astros 4-3

Jul. 24, 2019 12:36 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After struggling on defense, Oakland's Ramon Laureano was determined to atone for his mistakes when he came up to the plate with the game tied in the 11th inning against the Houston Astros. "I just keep moving forward ... I just think about that I'm going to get in the most important...

Phillies outlast Tigers 3-2 in 15 innings

Jul. 24, 2019 12:29 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Scott Kingery tripled to lead off the 15th inning and scored on a single by Rhys Hoskins as the Philadelphia Phillies outlasted the Detroit Tigers 3-2 in a game that finished early Wednesday morning. Kingery, who had struck out four times, hit a drive to deep right off Daniel Stumpf (1-1) to...

Smith sparkles through seven, Marlins top White Sox 5-1

Jul. 24, 2019 12:28 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — On the 10th anniversary of Mark Buehrle's perfect game in Chicago, Marlins left-hander Caleb Smith thought it might be his turn to grab a similar place in baseball history. "I definitely was thinking about the no-hitter and the perfect game the entire time," Smith said. "You kind of try to...

Turner hits for 2nd cycle, Nationals rout Rockies 11-1

Jul. 24, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Trea Turner knows better than most what it takes to hit for a cycle. The key, he says, is quite a bit of good luck. Turner hit his second career cycle, Stephen Strasburg earned his major league-leading 13th win and the Washington Nationals routed the Colorado Rockies 11-1 Tuesday night....

Red Sox move into 2nd place for 1st time since March

Jul. 24, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — It's taken nearly four months, but the Boston Red Sox are back in second place in the AL East. Christian Vázquez hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Marcus Walden bailed the defending World Series champions out of a bases-loaded jam in the ninth, and the Red...

Duda homers, leads Royals to 5-4 win over first-place Braves

Jul. 24, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Lucas Duda and the Kansas City Royals have endured a miserable season. A rare meeting against the Atlanta Braves provided a glimmer of joy. Duda hit a tie-breaking, pinch-hit homer in the eighth inning and the Royals survived a shaky ninth to beat the first-place Braves 5-4 on Tuesday night....