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Gausman makes strong return from IL as Braves beat Nats 7-1

Jul. 21, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kevin Gausman pitched into the eighth inning after missing more than a month, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Washington Nationals 7-1 on Sunday night to protect their NL East lead. Nick Markakis hit a two-run single in the first off Joe Ross...

Heat and humidity grip East Coast as Midwest gets reprieve

Jul. 21, 2019 10:21 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The East Coast on Sunday sweated through another day of extreme heat and humidity as organizers in Boston canceled a benefit run, Delaware Civil War re-enactors got the day off and the New York Police Department implored residents to take it easy. "Sunday has been canceled," the NYPD jokingly...

LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Jul. 21, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and...

Sevilla beats Liverpool 2-1 in Fenway Park friendly

Jul. 21, 2019 9:31 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Joris Gnagnon took out Liverpool midfielder Yasser Larouci's legs at Fenway Park like a baserunner trying to break up a double play. The Sevilla defender was sent off in the 76th minute for a reckless tackle near where second base usually is in the home ballpark of the Boston Red Sox. Despite...

Yastrzemski homers in 12th to lift Giants over Mets 3-2

Jul. 21, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants general manager Farhan Zaidi acknowledged early Sunday he's keeping an open mind as the July 31 trade deadline approaches and has yet to decide whether his team will be buyers or sellers. Mike Yastrzemski wants Zaidi to keep San Francisco's roster intact. The 28-year-old rookie...

Pujols, Trout homer, Goodwin 2 HRs, Angels beat Mariners 9-3

Jul. 21, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Albert Pujols reached another milestone, one that was even better because it came in a win. Pujols sliced a second-inning solo drive into the right field seats for his 648th career homer, helping push his team another game above .500 with a 9-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday....

Buehler strikes out 11 as Dodgers sweep Marlins, 9-0

Jul. 21, 2019 9:00 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The latest win for the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers was about as comfortable as they come. Walker Buehler struck out 11 over seven innings and Los Angeles hit a trio of home runs to complete a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 9-0 victory Sunday. On an afternoon...

Saladino hits grand slam, Brewers beat Diamondbacks 7-4

Jul. 21, 2019 8:51 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee's final day in the desert was not going well. The Brewers trailed by four runs after three innings, starter Brandon Woodruff went down with an injury and there was little reason to expect another comeback. One long-time-coming swing by Tyler Saladino changed the momentum, sending...

Brewers' Woodruff headed to injured list with oblique strain

Jul. 21, 2019 8:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff is headed to the injured list after straining his left oblique against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday. Woodruff grimaced after throwing a second strike to Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Tim Locasto in the fourth inning and Milwaukee's...

Kepler's single gives Twins walk-off win over Athletics

Jul. 21, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After watching the Oakland Athletics stage a late rally to take the lead for the third straight game, it might have been easy for the Minnesota Twins to get frustrated. Instead, they got back to work and Max Kepler came up with another huge hit. Kepler drove in four runs, including the...