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Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

May. 17, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With J.D. Martinez on second after his tiebreaking double and the crowd thinned by a 98-minute rain delay, there were still enough fans in Fenway Park on Monday for a healthy chant of “Re-sign Xander!” “Yeah, I heard it," said Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts,...

Seager homers twice for Rangers in 6-4 victory over Royals

May. 11, 2022 00:25 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager was hitting home runs in Globe Life Field before he called the park home. The shortstop now has his first multihomer game with the Texas Rangers. Seager snapped an 0-for-16 slump with solo homers in each of his first two at-bats, Martin Perez...

Red Sox lefty Sale dealing with setback after rib fracture

May. 07, 2022 17:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale suffered a setback in his recovery from a fractured rib cage suffered in late February, chief baseball officer Chaim Bloom said before Saturday’s game against the Chicago White Sox. “He’s had a small, it’s a personal medical...

Trevor Bauer ready for fight with MLB over suspension

Apr. 30, 2022 03:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Bauer is fighting to protect his pitching career, reputation and earning power in the face of his unprecedented two-season suspension without pay by Major League Baseball for violating MLB's domestic violence and sexual assault policy. Now, it’s an...

Braves postseason star Rosario out 8-12 weeks for eye issues

Apr. 26, 2022 18:18 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves placed slumping outfielder Eddie Rosario on the 10-day injured list with blurred vision and swelling in his right eye and expect him to miss eight to 12 weeks. The Braves made the move before Tuesday's game against the Chicago Cubs. ...

Alvarez has 2 HRs in return to lead Astros over Angels 8-3

Apr. 19, 2022 00:41 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker considered giving Yordan Alvarez another day off after he missed five games because of COVID-19 health and safety protocols because he wasn't sure if Alvarez was ready to go. It quickly became apparent Monday night that the big slugger...

Freeman hits 1st HR for Dodgers vs Braves in reunion game

Apr. 18, 2022 23:27 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman arrived at Dodger Stadium and headed to the visiting clubhouse for an emotional reunion with his former Atlanta Braves teammates. Once the game began, he reminded them of what they're missing by slugging his first home run for his new team. Kenley...

LEADING OFF: Freeman vs Braves, Hill's special Patriots' Day

Apr. 18, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ OLD FRIENDS Freddie Freeman faces the Braves in Los Angeles for the first time since leaving the World Series champions and signing a $162 million, six-year deal with the Dodgers last month. ...

LEADING OFF: Freeman vs Braves, Hill's special Patriots' Day

Apr. 17, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball Monday: ___ OLD FRIENDS Freddie Freeman faces the Braves in Los Angeles for the first time since leaving the World Series champions for a $162 million, six-year deal with the Dodgers last month. ...

Heim puts on show with 5 RBIs off Ohtani in Rangers 10-5 win

Apr. 15, 2022 00:59 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jonah Heim backed of the box and took a deep breath after swinging and missing the first two pitches from two-way standout Shohei Ohtani. The switch-hitting catcher, batting ninth for the Texas Rangers with the bases loaded, didn't miss the next pitch. ...