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Doyle drives in 4 runs and Montero finishes a triple shy of cycle as Rockies beat Dodgers 14-5

Sep. 28, 2023 23:41 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Brenton Doyle drove in four runs, Elehuris Montero finished a triple shy of hitting for the cycle and the Colorado Rockies defeated the Los Angeles Dodgers 14-5 Thursday night in a matchup of the first- and last-place teams in the NL West. Colorado, which was 2-10...

Kyle Schwarber homers, Bryce Harper ejected but Phillies fall to Pirates 3-2

Sep. 28, 2023 23:17 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber went deep, Bryce Harper went off on an umpire and was ejected and Trea Turner went from second to home on a stolen base in the Philadelphia Phillies' 3-2 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates on Thursday night. Schwarber launched his 46th homer, matching...

Braves clinch home-field throughout playoffs with sweep of slumping Cubs

Sep. 28, 2023 23:00 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Olson hit his major league-leading 54th homer, and the Atlanta Braves clinched home-field advantage throughout the postseason with a 5-3 win over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday night. Austin Riley had three hits and scored two runs as the Braves (103-56)...

Orioles clinch the AL East title with their 100th win of the season, 2-0 over Red Sox

Sep. 28, 2023 22:52 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ramón Urías fielded a grounder and threw to first for the final out, and the Baltimore Orioles poured onto the field for a celebration at the mound. They weren't in a full sprint. Some players walked and others jogged or skipped. Perhaps it was a sign of just how...

Analysis: It looks like it'll take all 162 games to decide MLB's postseason races

Sep. 28, 2023 22:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — It might take all 162 games to decide the playoff races in both the National League and American League. The epicenter of the wild-card chase this weekend is in Arizona at Chase Field. Thanks to some fortuitous interleague scheduling, the AL's Houston Astros face the...

Phillies slugger Bryce Harper tosses helmet into stands after ejection by Ángel Hernández

Sep. 28, 2023 22:03 PM EDT

Bryce Harper already had removed his right shin guard when third base umpire Ángel Hernandez called the Phillies slugger out on a checked strike three. Harper lost his cool. Harper — who seemingly held his swing on a slider on a full count against Pirates starter...

Phillies' Harper flips out on ump, tosses helmet into the stands where it's retrieved by 10-year-old

Sep. 28, 2023 21:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper flipped out on the third base umpire and then flipped his maroon Phillies helmet over the protective netting and into the stands. This was no ordinary souvenir like a foul ball. Hayden Dorfman, a 10-year-old Phillies fan from Voorhees, New Jersey,...

Orioles announce new 30-year deal to stay at Camden Yards on same night they clinch AL East

Sep. 28, 2023 21:27 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles have reached a deal with the state of Maryland that keeps the team at Camden Yards for at least 30 years, according to an announcement after the third inning of Thursday night's game against Boston. Between innings, a message appeared on the...

Baltimore Orioles clinch the AL East title with 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox

Sep. 28, 2023 21:13 PM EDT
BALTIMORE (AP) — Baltimore Orioles clinch the AL East title with 2-0 victory over the Boston Red Sox.

Red Sox say Tim Wakefield is in treatment, asks for privacy after illness outed by Schilling

Sep. 28, 2023 20:20 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox say announcer and former knuckleballer Tim Wakefield is undergoing treatment for a disease they did not specify and asked for fans to respect his privacy after his illness was outed without his consent by ex-teammate Curt Schilling. The team issued...