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Keuchel called up by Diamondbacks to start vs Tiger

Jun. 26, 2022 14:17 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Former Cy Young Award winner Dallas Keuchel was called up by the Arizona Diamondbacks from the minors on Sunday to start against the Detroit Tigers. The 34-year-old Keuchel was designated for assignment by the Chicago White Sox on May 28. The Diamondbacks signed him...

Rays SS Wander Franco returns from quadriceps injury

Jun. 26, 2022 13:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay shortstop Wander Franco was reinstated from the 10-day injured list after missing 23 games with a right quadriceps strain. The 21-year old was the No. 2 hitter in Sunday’s lineup against the Pittsburgh Pirates. Franco was...

Astros activate rookie Peña, option McCormick; Alvarez sits

Jun. 26, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Houston Astros activated rookie shortstop Jeremy Peña from the injured list and optioned outfielder Chas McCormick to Triple-A Sugar Land on Sunday. Star slugger Yordan Alvarez was out of the lineup with an ongoing hand issue as Houston tried to win its...

Harper breaks thumb in Phillies' 4-2 win over Padres

Jun. 26, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper saw the pitch flying toward his face, so he quickly turned his head and raised his left hand to protect himself. Turns out, the Phillies slugger would rather he hadn't. Harper will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken left thumb after...

Mariners hold on to beat Angels 5-3 despite Ohtani blast

Jun. 26, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight night, Seattle manager Scott Servais was not going to let Mike Trout make an impact with runners on base. The ninth-inning decision worked, but it might result in some bad blood for awhile between the Mariners and Los Angeles Angels. ...

Clemens' first career homer lifts Tigers over D-Backs 6-3

Jun. 26, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kody Clemens hit his first major league home run to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The 26-year-old son of seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens hit a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning off Arizona...

Former No. 1 pick Mark Appel reaches majors with Phillies

Jun. 26, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mark Appel is a big league ballplayer nine years after he was selected No. 1 overall in the amateur draft. Appel was promoted by the Philadelphia Phillies, but didn't pitch in the team's 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The right-hander,...

Phillies' Harper has broken thumb after being hit by pitch

Jun. 26, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper has a broken left thumb after being hit by a 97-mph fastball from Blake Snell in the fourth inning Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. The team announced the reigning NL MVP will be out indefinitely. He will...

Archer, Twins bullpen combine on 1-hitter vs Rockies

Jun. 25, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Archer kept his strong June going with five scoreless innings, and three Minnesota Twins relievers closed out a one-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. A day after being shut out themselves, Luis Arraez and the Twins had 10...

Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

Jun. 25, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the San Francisco Giants backed their ace with four home runs in a 9-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Evan Longoria, Thairo Estrada, Joc Pederson and Wilmer Flores homered for the Giants, who...