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Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

Jul. 20, 2019 6:46 PM EDT

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes high heat, Saturday was a scorcher across the major...

'Superstitious' Jansen shaves in dugout, hits 2-run single

Jul. 19, 2019 11:57 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Danny Jansen was hitless in his first three at-bats when he tried to change his luck — by shaving his mustache. "Got a hit right after," the Toronto catcher said. "Maybe I'm a little superstitious." Jansen's two-run single in the sixth inning was just a small part of an offensive...

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers

Jul. 19, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer tipped his cap after receiving a standing ovation when he walked to the dugout after being removed in the seventh inning. It might have been the right-hander's final appearance at home with the Cleveland Indians. Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, José Ramírez hit...

Mike Clevinger strikes out 12 as Indians beat Tigers 7-2

Jul. 17, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Mike Clevinger wanted to make the most of his strict pitch count as the strikeouts piled up. Clevinger matched his career high with 12 strikeouts and 100 pitches over six innings, as the Cleveland Indians continued their dominance of the Detroit Tigers with a 7-2 win on Wednesday night....

Four Cleveland pitchers limit Detroit to one hit in 8-0 win

Jul. 17, 2019 1:15 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — A single by Nicholas Castellanos in the fifth inning prevented Zach Plesac and three Cleveland Indians relievers from making history. Castellanos hit a grounder up the middle off Tyler Clippard for the only hit allowed by Cleveland in an 8-0 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Tuesday...

Indians' Kluber to throw off mound in return from injury

Jul. 16, 2019 8:23 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians say pitcher Corey Kluber will throw a bullpen session on Wednesday, his first appearance on a mound since breaking his right arm on May 1. The two-time Cy Young Award winner is on the 60-day injured list. He is scheduled to throw 20 fastballs at Progressive Field...

Mercado breaks tie with 2nd homer, Indians beat Tigers 8-6

Jul. 16, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians wanted to bounce back from a disappointing series against the Minnesota Twins. Oscar Mercado made certain they did. Cleveland's rookie outfielder hit his second home run of the game — a leadoff blast in the seventh inning — and the Indians continued to...

Kansas City Royals will extend protective netting at stadium

Jul. 15, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are planning to extend the netting at Kauffman Stadium to better protect fans. The decision comes after a young fan was struck by a hard-hit foul ball Sunday during the Royals' game against the Detroit Tigers. Spokesman Toby Cook told KSHB-TV the girl was kept...

Tigers buy Triple-A contract of pitcher Trevor Rosenthal

Jul. 15, 2019 4:10 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Detroit Tigers have bought the contract of pitcher Trevor Rosenthal from Triple-A Toledo. The right-hander was released by the Washington Nationals last month after going 0-1 with a 22.74 ERA in 12 appearances. He allowed 16 earned runs and eight hits with 15 walks in 6 1/3 innings....

Tigers plate 7 in 3rd, beat Royals 12-8 after Bailey trade

Jul. 14, 2019 5:58 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Tigers heard Kansas City was making a late pitching change about an hour before the first pitch, and what could have caused a bit of anxiety for a bunch of hitters turned out to be a just fine. Jeimer Candelario hit a bases-clearing double and Gordon Beckham added a two-run...