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Hampson's single in 10th rallies Rockies past Marlins, 7-6

Aug. 18, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Garrett Hampson didn't think about being a hero. He only wanted to hit a ball deep enough to score Yonathan Daza from third. His approach paid off and kept Colorado's faint playoff hopes alive. Hampson hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the 10th inning, and the Rockies rallied to beat...

Rockies use strong outing by Jon Gray to beat Miami 3-0

Aug. 17, 2019 12:46 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado's Jon Gray and Miami's Sandy Alcantara matched up in a rare pitchers' duel at Coors Field. Alcantara was good in his first outing there. Gray was better. Gray struck out seven in eight strong innings and Nolan Arenado and Ryan McMahon homered for the second straight game, leading the...

With pitching and power, Mets sweep Marlins, surge over .500

Aug. 6, 2019 1:54 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso turned on a fastball and raised his arms high in triumph, still holding his bat. Fans at Citi Field roared, just like they had moments earlier for J.D. Davis and Michael Conforto. The New York Mets hit three home runs in an inning for the first time exactly two years, riding a...

Rays extend winning streak to 6, beat Marlins 7-2

Aug. 4, 2019 5:25 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — After getting a strong performance from Yonny Chirinos, the Tampa Bay Rays hope the right-hander can avoid the injured list. Chirinos allowed one run in five innings before leaving with a hand injury, and the Rays beat the Miami Marlins 7-2 on Sunday to match their longest...

Sogard homers twice as Rays beat Marlins 8-6

Aug. 3, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Newcomers Eric Sogard and Nick Anderson played key roles in Tampa Bay's latest win. Sogard homered twice and finished with a career-high five RBIs, and the surging Rays beat the Miami Marlins 8-6 on Saturday night. "Sogard, what a day he had," Rays manager Kevin Cash said. "He's...

New Twins reliever Dyson blows lead in 9th, Miami wins in 12

Aug. 1, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Newly acquired Twins reliever Sam Dyson caught a flight Thursday morning in Philadelphia, arrived at Marlins Park an hour into the game and found himself pitching in the ninth inning on three hours' sleep. It showed. Dyson blew a three-run lead without retiring a batter, and Harold Ramirez hit...

Berrios fans 11, Twins hit 3 homers in 7-4 win over Marlins

Jul. 31, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jose Berrios was on top of his game, even if he didn't have his top velocity. Berrios struck out a season-high 11 in seven innings and the Minnesota Twins hit three homers in a 7-4 win over the Miami Marlins on Wednesday night. "He threw the ball phenomenally," Twins manager Rocco Baldelli...

Donaldson homers in 10th, lifts Braves over Nationals 5-4

Jul. 31, 2019 10:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Josh Donaldson homered against Sean Doolittle in the top of the 10th, and the Atlanta Braves pulled out a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Wednesday to take two of three in the series and pad their NL East lead to 6 1/2 games. After the Nationals scored twice in the bottom of...

Buxton, Odorizzi carry Twins to 2-1 win over Marlins

Jul. 31, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Odorizzi was far from superb against Miami, yet more than satisfied compared to his last outing. Odorizzi followed his worst big league start by pitching one-run ball into the sixth inning as the Minnesota Twins beat the Marlins 2-1 Tuesday night. "There is still plenty of room for...

Marlins rally in ninth inning to defeat Diamondbacks 3-2

Jul. 27, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Harold Ramirez came up with a clutch moment to help the Miami Marlins cap a ninth-inning comeback victory. The 24-year-old rookie hit a game-winning sacrifice fly off reliever Yoshihisa Hirano to finish a two-run rally and lift the Marlins over the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-2 on Friday night. The...