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Harper breaks thumb in Phillies' 4-2 win over Padres

Jun. 26, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper saw the pitch flying toward his face, so he quickly turned his head and raised his left hand to protect himself. Turns out, the Phillies slugger would rather he hadn't. Harper will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken left thumb after...

Mariners hold on to beat Angels 5-3 despite Ohtani blast

Jun. 26, 2022 02:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — For the second straight night, Seattle manager Scott Servais was not going to let Mike Trout make an impact with runners on base. The ninth-inning decision worked, but it might result in some bad blood for awhile between the Mariners and Los Angeles Angels. ...

Clemens' first career homer lifts Tigers over D-Backs 6-3

Jun. 26, 2022 01:48 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Kody Clemens hit his first major league home run to lead the Detroit Tigers to a 6-3 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday. The 26-year-old son of seven-time Cy Young Award winner Roger Clemens hit a three-run homer in the top of the sixth inning off Arizona...

Former No. 1 pick Mark Appel reaches majors with Phillies

Jun. 26, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mark Appel is a big league ballplayer nine years after he was selected No. 1 overall in the amateur draft. Appel was promoted by the Philadelphia Phillies, but didn't pitch in the team's 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The right-hander,...

Phillies' Harper has broken thumb after being hit by pitch

Jun. 26, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper has a broken left thumb after being hit by a 97-mph fastball from Blake Snell in the fourth inning Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. The team announced the reigning NL MVP will be out indefinitely. He will...

Archer, Twins bullpen combine on 1-hitter vs Rockies

Jun. 25, 2022 23:58 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Chris Archer kept his strong June going with five scoreless innings, and three Minnesota Twins relievers closed out a one-hitter in a 6-0 win over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. A day after being shut out themselves, Luis Arraez and the Twins had 10...

Webb helps Giants end three-game skid with 9-2 win over Reds

Jun. 25, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Logan Webb pitched six innings of two-hit ball and the San Francisco Giants backed their ace with four home runs in a 9-2 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Evan Longoria, Thairo Estrada, Joc Pederson and Wilmer Flores homered for the Giants, who...

Ozuna's 2-run homer in 8th powers Braves past Dodgers 5-3

Jun. 25, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Marcell Ozuna says he's beginning to see evidence of his work to regain his timing at the plate after missing most of last season. The Braves outfielder backed up that claim with his biggest hit of the season. Ozuna hit a tiebreaking homer in the...

Verdugo hits 3-run HR, scorching Red Sox top Guardians 4-2

Jun. 25, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a three-run homer, Jarren Duran had a career-high four hits and an RBI, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Cleveland Guardians 4-2 Saturday for their sixth straight victory. Verdugo’s two-out rocket to right off Shane Bieber (3-4) gave Boston a 3-2...

Mariners place France on injured list due to elbow strain

Jun. 25, 2022 21:56 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will be without another key member of their offense for at least a couple weeks, but considering how bad the injury to first baseman Ty France looked, they consider themselves fortunate. France was placed on the 10-day injured list...