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Braves send 2018 All-Star RHP Foltynewicz to minors

Jun. 23, 2019 5:50 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have sent 2018 All-Star pitcher Mike Foltynewicz to the minor leagues following another ineffective start. Foltynewicz (2-5, 6.37 ERA) was optioned to Triple-A Gwinnett on Sunday after giving up eight runs in four innings to Washington less than 24 hours earlier. After...

Power on: Indians recall slugger Bobby Bradley from minors

Jun. 23, 2019 12:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Bobby Bradley has brought his big bat to the majors. The Indians recalled Bradley on Sunday from Triple-A Columbus, where he was leading the International League in home runs and causing Cleveland fans to question why he wasn't in a lineup needing power. The Indians, who are chasing AL...

Castillo's 2-run double lifts Marlins past Phillies 5-3

Jun. 22, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Wilkin Castillo's perseverance paid off after a decade in the minors trying to return to the major leagues. Castillo hit a go-ahead two-run double in the seventh inning in his first game back in the majors in 10 years, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the struggling...

Roger Clemens inducted into PawSox Hall of Fame

Jun. 21, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

PAWTUCKET, R.I. (AP) — Roger Clemens only pitched in seven games for the Pawtucket Red Sox during a six-week stopover on his way from the Texas Longhorns to the major leagues. It made quite an impression. The Triple-A affiliate of the Boston Red Sox inducted Clemens into its hall of fame on Friday night,...

Chapman's 3-run homer in 9th rallies A's past Rays 5-4

Jun. 21, 2019 2:40 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman was thinking slider, and he guessed right. Chapman hit a three-run homer with two outs in the bottom of the ninth inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the skidding Tampa Bay Rays with a 5-4 comeback victory Thursday night. Chapman's 17th homer and second game-ender...

McKinney's HR in 10th gives Blue Jays 7-5 win over Angels

Jun. 21, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Bill McKinney made the most of his first opportunity since being recalled from the minors. McKinney's two-run homer in the bottom of the 10th inning lifted the Toronto Blue Jays to a 7-5 win over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday night to avoid a four-game sweep. Randal Grichuk singled with...

Mets name 82-year-old Phil Regan interim pitching coach

Jun. 20, 2019 10:07 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The New York Mets fired pitching coach Dave Eiland and bullpen coach Chuck Hernández on Thursday, and named Phil Regan interim pitching coach, Ricky Bones interim bullpen coach and Jeremy Accardo interim pitching strategist. The team announced the moves before its game against the...

Craig Kimbrel inching closer to joining Chicago Cubs

Jun. 20, 2019 4:41 PM EDT

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Craig Kimbrel said Thursday there is no timetable for when he will join the Cubs and he will listen to his body before his expected promotion to beleaguered Chicago bullpen. Kimbrel, who reached a three-year, $43 million deal with Chicago earlier this month after helping Boston win...

Yankees welcome back injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton

Jun. 18, 2019 6:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Yankees outfielder Giancarlo Stanton returned from the injured list and was in the lineup for Tuesday night's scheduled game against division rival Tampa Bay. The 2017 National League MVP was to bat fifth and play right field. Stanton last appeared in a big league game on March 31,...

Mikolas, Carpenter lead Cardinals to win over Marlins

Jun. 18, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Mile Mikolas knew his luck would turn around. Dexter Fowler and Matt Carpenter homered to back a strong outing by Mikolas and lead the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-0 win over the Miami Marlins on Monday night. Mikolas (5-7) snapped a career-high losing streak of five straight decisions. He...