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LEADING OFF: Cashner makes Boston debut, Bellinger's bash

Jul. 16, 2019 3:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: NEW SOX Andrew Cashner makes his Boston Red Sox debut at Fenway Park against Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and the Toronto Blue Jays. Cashner was acquired Saturday from Baltimore for two 17-year-old prospects. The 32-year-old righty went 9-3 with a 3.83 ERA in 17 starts...

Pujols' 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past Astros 9-6

Jul. 16, 2019 2:40 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels all acknowledge they're still mourning Tyler Skaggs' death, even if the relentless grind of the baseball schedule doesn't give them much time to do it. Kevan Smith believes that pain contributes to the passion with which the Angels are climbing the standings...

Rays trade C Bemboom to Angels for cash

Jul. 15, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded catcher Anthony Bemboom to the Los Angeles Angels for cash. The deal came while the Rays played at Yankee Stadium on Monday night. The 29-year-old Bemboom was reinstated from 60-day injured list earlier in the day and designated for assignment. He'd been...

LEADING OFF: Snell seeks Bronx rebound, Trout gets MRI

Jul. 15, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BOUNCE-BACK BLAKE? A day after the Rays came within an inning of baseball's first ever combined perfect game, ace lefty Blake Snell (5-7, 4.70) faces the first-place Yankees in the Bronx. Snell's last visit was a historical flop. He became the first reigning Cy...

Verlander, Altuve lead Astros to 12-4 win over Rangers

Jul. 14, 2019 8:19 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Justin Verlander shook off a shaky first inning with the help of his rookie shortstop. The result was a four-game series split for the Houston Astros against the Texas Rangers that felt like much more. The eight-time All-Star followed a two-run first inning with five no-hit innings...

Mike Trout exits Angels game early with right calf tightness

Jul. 14, 2019 5:41 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout has been pulled from the Los Angeles Angels' game against Seattle due to right calf tightness. The two-time AL MVP left before the start of the third inning, interrupting his incredible recent success at the plate. Trout lined out to first in his only plate appearance...

Angels-Rangers DH set for makeup of game when Skaggs died

Jul. 14, 2019 4:32 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels will play a day-night doubleheader in their return to Texas next month to make up the game that was postponed after the death of pitcher Tyler Skaggs. The Rangers announced Sunday that the makeup game will be a day game Aug. 20. That will be before the...

Rays lose bid for combined perfect game on hit in 9th

Jul. 14, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays' bid for the first combined perfect game in major league history has ended with a leadoff single in the ninth inning by Baltimore's Hanser Alberto. The hit off reliever Ryan Yarbrough came Sunday at Camden Yards. Alberto hit an easy grounder to the right side, through...

Trout, Pujols power Angels to 9-2 victory over Mariners

Jul. 14, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Slugger Mike Trout has been brilliant on offense over the past seven games, becoming the sixth player in American League history with eight home runs and 18 RBIs in that span. Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus said the fact that Trout has been able to produce following the death...

On his birthday, Angels put no-hitter ball in Skaggs' locker

Jul. 13, 2019 11:01 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The shrine that has become Tyler Skaggs' locker in the Los Angeles clubhouse had a new addition Saturday — the ball from the final out of the no-hitter the Angels pitched while wearing their late teammate's jersey. As they prepared to face Seattle on what would have been...