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Yankees slug 3 HRs off Kershaw to beat Dodgers 5-1

Aug. 25, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The New York Yankees left Los Angeles feeling good about how they matched up against the team with the best record in baseball. DJ LeMahieu, Aaron Judge and Mike Ford homered, and Domingo Germán outdueled Clayton Kershaw for his major league-leading 17th win in a 5-1 victory over...

Gregorius leaves Yankees game after being hit by pitch

Aug. 25, 2019 8:18 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yankees shortstop Didi Gregorius has left New York's game at Dodger Stadium after being hit by a pitch from Los Angeles starter Clayton Kershaw. Gregorius sustained a right shoulder contusion after being drilled in the first inning Sunday night. He left in the third and was replaced by...

LEADING OFF: Final day of funky uniforms, Yankees-Dodgers

Aug. 25, 2019 2:54 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WHO ARE THOSE GUYS? A marquee matchup is set at Dodger Stadium when major league wins leader Domingo Germán (16-3, 4.15 ERA) starts for the Yankees against Los Angeles ace Clayton Kershaw (13-2, 2.71). It's the last game of the day, meaning the final time...

Bregman, Brantley HRs lead Miley, Astros over Angels 5-2

Aug. 24, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman changed his approach, and his results. Bregman hit his career-high 32nd homer and Wade Miley earned his seventh straight win as the Houston Astros defeated the Los Angeles Angels 5-2 Saturday night. "I've been chasing a little higher rate lately because I think I was trying to...

Dodgers escape jam in bizarre 9th, hold off Yankees 2-1

Aug. 24, 2019 10:12 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With the sellout crowd at Dodger Stadium hanging on his every pitch, Kenley Jansen found himself in a jam. Bases loaded, one out, and Los Angeles clinging to a one-run lead over the Yankees in the ninth. All that right after a bizarre twist that had both managers on the field, trying to...

'Like morons': Fashion reviews dim for MLB weekend uniforms

Aug. 24, 2019 9:11 PM EDT

Terry Francona took one look at Cleveland's all-black uniforms and turned into a fashionista. His review? Not good. "What's the slogan, 'Let the kids play'?" the Indians manager said. "Let the grown-ups look like morons." That was a common view across the majors and social media on Players' Weekend, when big...

Gregorius slam off Ryu, Yankees hit 5 HRs, rout Dodgers 10-2

Aug. 24, 2019 2:39 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Scratching for runs while losing three straight in Oakland left the New York Yankees in a mood heading south to Los Angeles. They took out their frustration on the Dodgers, who had a rare night of swinging and missing. Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off All-Star Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a...

LEADING OFF: Players get creative, Yanks at Dodger Stadium

Aug. 23, 2019 3:50 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: NAME THAT NICKNAME Jerseys will take on a different look during Players' Weekend, when big leaguers are encouraged to be creative with what goes on the back of their uniforms. Cleveland outfielder Yasiel Puig will have Wild Horse, for the way he charges around...

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2

Aug. 23, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kiké Hernandez came up with a big hit on his bobblehead night. The Dodgers second baseman capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager with the winning run and Los Angeles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Thursday night after being one-hit through eight...

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees

Aug. 23, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch run approaches, striking out seven without walking a batter over six-plus innings in a 5-3 victory over the New York...