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Yanks toss it away in 9th, fall to Hays, Orioles 3-2 in 10th

Sep. 16, 2021 21:36 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Yankees reliever Clay Holmes threw a wild pitch with two outs in the ninth inning that let the tying run score, then Austin Hays chopped an RBI single in the 10th that lifted the Baltimore Orioles to a 3-2 win Thursday night, dropping New York back in the AL wild-card race....

LEADING OFF: Angels' Ohtani might not pitch again this year

Sep. 16, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ ONE WAY TO GO? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani was scratched from his scheduled start for the Angels against Oakland because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a...

Tatis hits 39th HR, Padres beat Giants 7-4 to gain on Cards

Sep. 16, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Fernando Tatis Jr. hit his NL-leading 39th home run and the San Diego Padres beat the San Francisco Giants 7-4 on Thursday to earn a series split. The Padres moved within half a game of the idle Cardinals for the second NL wild card at 76-70. San...

Royals' Perez ties Bench's HR mark with 45th in loss to A's

Sep. 16, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez tied Johnny Bench’s record for homers in a season by a catcher with his 45th, but Chad Pinder’s two-run single spurred a third-inning rally and the Oakland Athletics held off the Kansas City Royals 7-2 Thursday. Perez hit a...

Seattle Mariners land All-Star Game earlier than expected

Sep. 16, 2021 18:46 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — When the Seattle Mariners started down the path of bidding for the Major League Baseball All-Star Game, the target was 2024 or later to host for a third time. When MLB came back to the club earlier this year asking if 2023 was a possibility, the Mariners...

Cobb’s 5 scoreless IP in return lead Angels over White Sox

Sep. 16, 2021 18:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Cobb pitched five scoreless innings, Luis Rengifo and Jose Rojas hit home runs, and the Los Angeles Angels coasted to a 9-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Thursday. Cobb was activated from the 10-day injured list after suffering right wrist...

Astros lefty Valdez scratched from start with cut on finger

Sep. 16, 2021 17:51 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Houston left-hander Framber Valdez was scratched from his start against Texas on Thursday night, a day after cutting the index finger on his pitching hand. Manager Dusty Baker said Valdez sustained the cut after putting his hand on the outfield...

Mahle, Reds avoid sweep, edge Pirates 1-0

Sep. 16, 2021 17:04 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Cincinnati Reds reliever Mychal Givens has been around long enough to understand the rhythms of a season. Funks happen. What defines a team is how it responds to them. With the Reds staggering at the end of a frustrating nine-game road trip, Givens...

Angels' Ohtani has sore arm, may not pitch again this season

Sep. 16, 2021 15:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Two-way star Shohei Ohtani won’t pitch Friday for the Los Angeles Angels because of a sore right arm that could sideline him as a pitcher for the rest of the season. “If there’s any kind of lingering soreness, you may not see him pitch,” Angels...

Braves, Rockies face schedule headache after postponement

Sep. 16, 2021 14:56 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have new incentive to take care of business in the National League East as quickly as possible. The Braves don't want their playoff status to be determined by a makeup game against a Colorado Rockies team which has been tough to beat at...