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Kaprielian, A's beat Angels 3-1 to keep pace for wild card

Sep. 19, 2021 01:05 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — James Kaprielian pitched two-hit ball over six innings, Matt Olson hit his 36th home run and the Oakland Athletics beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-1 Saturday night. The A’s have won four consecutive games and seven of 10 in their race for the...

Bubic and Royals dent Mariners, Kikuchi with 8-1 victory

Sep. 18, 2021 23:53 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Kris Bubic allowed two hits over 6 1/3 innings in his best start this season, and the Kansas City Royals beat Seattle 8-1 Saturday night to put another dent in the Mariners’ slim playoff chances. Yusei Kikuchi (7-9) dropped to 0-3 in eight...

Omar Gonzalez scores in 79th, Toronto beats Nashville 2-1

Sep. 18, 2021 21:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Omar Gonzalez scored in the 79th minute and Toronto FC beat Nashville 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a six-game losing streak. The 6-foot-5 defender managed to contort his body to get a leg to a Yeferson Soteldo free kick as he crashed the goal. Soteldo...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani returns to mound, Jays' Berríos vs Twins

Sep. 18, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ GO-TANI Shohei Ohtani is set to pitch for the Angels at home against Oakland a few days after manager Joe Maddon contemplated shutting down the two-way star with arm...

Semien's 40th homer lifts Blue Jays back into playoff spot

Sep. 18, 2021 20:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Marcus Semien became the fifth second baseman to hit 40 home runs in a season, and the Toronto Blue Jays moved back into a playoff position by beating the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Saturday. Teoscar Hernández hit a three-run homer, and Bo Bichette had three...

Kenneth Branagh's 'Belfast' wins TIFF People's Choice Award

Sep. 18, 2021 20:41 PM EDT

Kenneth Branagh's semi-autobiographical “Belfast,” a black-and-white family drama about the Northern Ireland city during the tumult of the late 1960s, on Saturday won the Toronto International Film Festival's People's Choice Award, a telling indicator of Academy Awards chances. ...

Candelario and Garneau homer, Tigers beat Rays 4-3

Sep. 18, 2021 19:57 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla (AP) — Jeimer Candelario and Dustin Garneau homered to lead the Detroit Tigers over the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Saturday. Tampa Bay has a 7½-game margin over second place Boston. Toronto is 8½ games back and the New York Yankees trail...

Bogaerts, AL wild card-leading Bosox top O's, 4th win in row

Sep. 18, 2021 18:27 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Xander Bogaerts homered and drove in four runs, carrying the AL wild card-leading Boston Red Sox past the Baltimore Orioles 9-3 Saturday for their fourth straight win. The Red Sox are one game ahead of Toronto and 1 1/2 games in front of the rival Yankees...

Sánchez error leads to 7-run inning, Indians drop Yanks 11-3

Sep. 18, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez failed to catch a foul popup that led to a seven-run fifth inning capped by Andrés Giménez’s three-run homer, and the Cleveland Indians routed the Yankees 11-3 on Saturday to drop New York out of a playoff position. “Definitely a play...

Friday's Scores

Sep. 18, 2021 06:30 AM EDT

PREP FOOTBALL= ALAH 41, Tri-County 14 Abingdon 38, Aledo (Mercer County) 14 Alton 6, Belleville West 3 Amboy 60, Biggsville West Central 14 Amboy-LaMoille 60, Biggsville West Central 14 ...