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Dodgers to retire Gil Hodges' No. 14 in June

May. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gil Hodges, who helped the Dodgers win World Series titles in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, will have his No. 14 jersey retired. The pregame ceremony will take place on June 4, when the New York Mets visit Dodger Stadium. Hodges played his final two seasons with the...

LEADING OFF: Verlander aims for 7th win in row, Acuña ailing

May. 27, 2022 03:36 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ V FOR VICTORY Astros ace Justin Verlander has been as dominant as ever in his return from Tommy John surgery, going 6-1 with a 1.22 ERA in eight starts. Verlander has a 19-inning...

Freeman's 3-run HR, 5 RBIs, lift Dodgers over D-backs 14-1

May. 27, 2022 01:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Freddie Freeman's swing looked good and the baseball jumped off his bat, carrying deep into right-center field. The veteran slugger had hit 274 homers in his career prior to that at-bat and this one certainly felt like No. 275. Then again, it had been so long since...

Vlad Jr homers off Shohei Ohtani, Blue Jays top Angels 6-3

May. 27, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After Vladimir Guerrero Jr. pulled Shohei Ohtani's high curveball down the left field line, the Toronto slugger stuck an index finger in the air. That's one career homer off Ohtani by his top rival for last season's AL MVP award. A few innings later,...

Rangers score 3 in 9th off A's bullpen, win 4-1

May. 27, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adolis García doubled in pinch-runner Eli White in the top of the ninth inning, Nathaniel Lowe followed with a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Thursday night. García and Kole Calhoun each had two hits as the Rangers...

Story's 7th HR in 7 games helps Red Sox top White Sox 16-7

May. 27, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trevor Story kept up his hot hitting with a three-run homer and four RBIs, and the Boston Red Sox beat the White Sox 16-7 Thursday night to take two of three from Chicago. Story has seven homers and 21 RBIs in his last seven games, raising his season totals to nine...

Hader 37th straight scoreless appearance, Brews beat Cards

May. 27, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Josh Hader escaped a ninth-inning jam in his 37th straight scoreless appearance and the Milwaukee Brewers held off the St. Louis Cardinals 4-3 Thursday night for their third straight win. Tyrone Taylor drove in a run for the seventh game game in a row and Luis...

Royals score 3 runs in eighth inning, rally past Twins 3-2

May. 27, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Whit Merrifield drove in two runs with a double and scored on Bobby Witt Jr.’s double, as the Kansas City Royals rallied for three runs in the eighth inning and beat the Minnesota Twins 3-2 Thursday night. Josh Staumont (2-1) worked a scoreless inning and...

Nola pitches shutout ball into 9th, Phillies beat Braves 4-1

May. 26, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Aaron Nola wanted to pitch a complete game but knew he was on a short leash as he walked to the mound to begin the ninth inning. “I always want to throw a complete game, right?" he said. “But I’m glad the more innings I can throw, the better. The win obviously...

Corbin ends 10-start winless streak, Nats beat Rockies 7-3

May. 26, 2022 23:16 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin ended a 10-start winless streak, allowing three runs over 6 1/3 innings to lead the Washington Nationals over the Colorado Rockies 7-3 on Thursday night. Corbin (1-7) has not won since last Sept. 23 at Cincinnati in his next-to-last start of the...