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LEADING OFF: Ohtani works off mound, Keuchel makes 2nd start

Jun. 26, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: GETTIN' LOOSE Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani will throw off a mound for the first time since Tommy John surgery. Ohtani had surgery Oct. 1 at the conclusion of his AL Rookie of the Year season. He returned to the Los Angeles lineup as a designated hitter May...

Albies, Acuña hit homers to lead Braves past Cubs 3-2

Jun. 26, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Switch-hitting infielder Ozzie Albies and left-hander Max Fried are young and building impressive numbers against the Chicago Cubs. Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, Fried tossed six innings of two-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves edged the Cubs 3-2 Tuesday night. Batting...

Yankees win 7th straight, beat struggling Astros 4-1

Jun. 21, 2019 11:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron Judge was hitless in his return to the lineup...

McNeil powers Mets past Cubs 5-4

Jun. 21, 2019 6:47 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jeff McNeil likes any lineup that includes his name. No matter the position. McNeil homered and drove in three runs while making his first career start in right field, helping the New York Mets beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 on Friday. "I think that this guy is playing the type of baseball that...

Alzolay's strong debut, 6-run 3rd lead Cubs over Mets 7-4

Jun. 21, 2019 1:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether rookie Adbert Alzolay stays in the majors for the remainder of the season is a question for another day. The 24-year-old from Venezuela showed he belongs Thursday night. Alzolay, the Cubs' top pitching prospect, tossed four innings of dazzling relief in his debut and the offense...

Rizzo's 2-run homer in 9th lifts Cubs over Dodgers 2-1

Jun. 16, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Yu Darvish can rest easier now. He finally conquered his demons at Dodger Stadium. He tossed seven innings of one-run ball while being booed heavily and Anthony Rizzo hit a go-ahead, two-run homer off closer Kenley Jansen in the ninth, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 2-1 victory over the...

LEADING OFF: Darvish at Dodger Stadium, Nola vs hot Braves

Jun. 15, 2019 3:25 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: YU AGAIN? Yu Darvish says he expects to hear some boos when he takes the mound for the Cubs at Dodger Stadium. It will be his first outing at the ballpark since he got roughed up in Game 7 of the 2017 World Series, chased early as the Houston Astros beat Los...

Dodgers rally to beat Cubs 5-3 for 7th straight home win

Jun. 15, 2019 2:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rich Hill attacked with pinpoint location and his reliable curveball. Where the 39-year-old pitcher surprised was at the plate. Hill singled in the go-ahead run in the fourth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 5-3 Friday night for their seventh straight home...

Powerful Rockies rally past Cubs, 9th straight win at home

Jun. 11, 2019 1:10 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ian Desmond hit a monster blast that brought fans to their feet but it was a manufactured run that made the difference for the Colorado Rockies. Colorado scored its first five runs on homers — including Desmond's 486-foot rocket — but Ryan McMahon delivered the go-ahead run with...

Hendricks masters Cardinals again in Cubs' 5-1 win

Jun. 9, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kyle Hendricks doesn't believe he was sharp on Sunday night. The Cardinals might beg to differ. Hendricks tossed one-run ball over seven innings to continue his dominance over St. Louis, lifting the Chicago Cubs to a 5-1 win. Carlos González hit his first homer with the Cubs and Kyle...