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LEADING OFF: Bauer, Stroman, Sanchez debut, Dahl hurt

Aug. 3, 2019 12:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: NOW PITCHING Trevor Bauer (9-8, 3.79 ERA) makes his Cincinnati debut four days after arriving in a trade with Cleveland. Bauer went 3-2 with a 4.54 ERA in six starts last month. In his last outing, he threw the ball from just past the mound over the center...

Marte, Pirates stop Mets' 7-game win string with 8-4 victory

Aug. 2, 2019 11:43 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Steven Matz's mastery of the Pittsburgh Pirates unraveled quickly. So did the New York Mets' seven-game winning streak. Five days removed from a five-hit masterpiece in which he shut out the Pirates on 99 pitches, Matz didn't make it out of the fourth inning of an 8-4 loss on Friday...

Pirates designate infielder Jung Ho Kang for assignment

Aug. 2, 2019 5:11 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jung Ho Kang's time with the Pittsburgh Pirates — and quite possibly in the major leagues — is over. The team designated the South Korean third baseman/shortstop for assignment on Friday. Kang hit .169 with 10 home runs and 24 RBIs in 65 games this season. The 32-year-old...

Mets beat Bucs 8-7, win 4th straight, then acquire Stroman

Jul. 28, 2019 10:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jason Vargas was reading in front of his locker in a corner of the Mets clubhouse Sunday morning while Noah Syndergaard and Zack Wheeler were relaxing on opposite sides of the new pingpong table in the center of the room. Whether the three pitchers will be back when the team returns from a...

Matz gets 1st complete game, Mets blank sinking Pirates 3-0

Jul. 27, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For the first time in his five-year career, Steven Matz needed no help from the bullpen. Matz pitched an efficient five-hitter for his first complete game in 90 major league starts, and the New York Mets got home runs from Michael Conforto and J.D. Davis in a 3-0 victory Saturday night over...

Goldschmidt's grand slam in 10th lifts Cards by Pirates 6-5

Jul. 23, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals spent the opening months of the season sputtering in tight situations. Now, they're soaring, keeping their chances in the wide-open NL Central afloat in the process. Paul Goldschmidt hit his fifth career grand slam in the top of the 10th and right fielder Jose...

Cubs hit 3 homers, beat Pirates 8-3 to complete 3-game sweep

Jul. 14, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — After struggling prior to the All-Star break, the Chicago Cubs have started the second half clicking on all cylinders. Jason Heyward, Albert Almora Jr. and Kyle Schwarber hit home runs and the Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. The NL Central leaders...

Dodgers beat Red Sox 11-2, snap 4-game losing streak

Jul. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Justin Turner had three extra-base hits, two of them off Chris Sale to continue the Red Sox left-hander's struggles at Fenway Park, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-2 victory over Boston in a rematch of last year's World Series. Cody Bellinger moved...

Lester homers, drives in 3, pitches Cubs past Pirates 10-4

Jul. 13, 2019 7:24 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester showed he still has got it all going on in his 14th major league season. Lester homered, tied a career high with three RBIs and pitched effectively into the seventh inning to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4 on Saturday. All-Star catcher Willson Contreras'...

Brewers blow big lead, recover to edge Pirates 7-6 in 10

Jul. 6, 2019 12:53 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — A seemingly safe five-run ninth-inning lead gone in a flash, the Milwaukee Brewers were badly in need of a pickup. Facing one of the best closers in the majors, Orlando Arcia provided one. The shortstop's sharp single off Pittsburgh's Felipe Vázquez in the top of the 10th inning...