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Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

May. 19, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' offense has been rolling all season. They had their best game yet Saturday night against the Seattle Mariners. C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as the Twins cruised to an 18-4 victory. Miguel Sano also homered for the...

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs

May. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — His pitching line didn't completely indicate it, but Madison Bumgarner couldn't have felt better on the mound Saturday night. It helped that his San Francisco Giants teammates provided plenty of run support. Bumgarner allowed four runs and five hits with six strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings in...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

May. 19, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one. Trout's solo shot to left-center off traveled 473 feet and made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers before his 28th birthday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. The...

Bell hits 2 of Pirates' 4 homers in 7-2 win vs Padres

May. 19, 2019 1:26 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates jumped on rookie lefty Nick Margevicius for a season home run milestone Saturday night. Josh Bell homered twice and drove in four, rookie Bryan Reynolds connected for the second straight night and the Pirates had their first four-homer game of the season in beating...

Freeman's HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

May. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game with flair. Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats , lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The...

Maddon protests loss vs Nats over Doolittle's delivery

May. 18, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle's delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn't Doolittle's interpretation. "He's not trying to do anything other...

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win

May. 18, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They're playing and sounding like they're the best. Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night...

LEADING OFF: A's thump Tigers, Sale starts, Callaway cloud?

May. 18, 2019 11:02 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: ALL A'S The Athletics try to beat Detroit for the 16th time when Mike Fiers starts at Comerica Park. A win by the A's would equal the franchise record for the longest winning streak against one team. Oakland took 16 in a row from the Yankees from 1989-91....

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series

May. 18, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially given a two-run homer in the fifth inning after his opposite-field shot that...

Giants' Cueto hoping to return in September

May. 18, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season. Cueto, who had major elbow surgery last August, was 18-5 in 2016 and selected to...