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Urshela takes shard in eye, then hits go-ahead homer

Jun. 19, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Six innings after a shard of his broken bat hit Gio Urshela in the right eye, he saw a fastball clearly enough to hit a go-ahead home run. Urshela's eighth-inning drive off Jesus Luzardo landed in the netting above Monument Park beyond center field and...

Kaprielian makes it to Bronx, leads A's over Yanks 5-3

Jun. 18, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — James Kaprielian walked to the Yankee Stadium's warning track, hours before finally pitching in the Bronx for the first time. He soaked in views of the ballpark he once envisioned as his future home. “If I’m able to find that moment of silence and...

Joyless Journey: D-backs' 23rd straight road loss sets mark

Jun. 17, 2021 21:48 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Occasionally, the Arizona players glanced up at the Oracle Park scoreboard in center field. It told a most familiar, gloomy story. The Diamondbacks made dubious history, setting a major league record with their 23rd straight road loss in getting...

D-backs match MLB record with 22nd straight road loss

Jun. 17, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Hours before first pitch, many of the Arizona Diamondbacks were busy working in an outdoor weight room at Oracle Park as others prepared for their pregame fielding drills. The little things aren't leading to winning results right now, which makes...

Civale wins 10th, Indians deal O's 18th straight road loss

Jun. 17, 2021 01:34 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Aaron Civale became the first pitcher with 10 wins this season and José Ramírez homered and drove in three runs as the Cleveland Indians beat the Orioles 8-7 Wednesday night, extending Baltimore’s road losing streak to 18 games. César Hernández...

Laureano HR, nifty catch in return, streaking A’s top Angels

Jun. 16, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ramón Laureano hit a home run and made a homer-robbing catch in his return from the injured list, and the Oakland Athletics rallied past the Los Angeles Angels 8-4 Wednesday for their sixth straight win. Shohei Ohtani homered for the second...

LEADING OFF: Diamondbacks can match dubious road record

Jun. 16, 2021 03:14 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ ENDLESS ROAD The beleaguered Arizona Diamondbacks have dropped 21 straight on the road, one short of the major league record. Arizona can match a...

D-backs lose 21st straight road game, blow 7-run lead at SF

Jun. 16, 2021 01:49 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Ahead the whole way, the Arizona Diamondbacks watched in almost disbelief when Mike Yastrzemski connected. And just like that, the Diamondbacks had inched even closer to a most dubious mark. The Diamondbacks blew a seven-run...

Murphy homers again, Montas wins as A's beat Angels 6-4

Jun. 16, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas induced Shohei Ohtani’s inning-ending double play in the third, then struck out the two-way star with three splitters low in the zone to finish the fifth. Sure, Ohtani hit his 18th homer late — but he did minimal damage at the...

Indians win 7-2, extend Orioles' road losing streak to 17

Jun. 15, 2021 23:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Eddie Rosario delivered a two-run double and Bobby Bradley hit a solo homer as the Cleveland Indians beat Baltimore 7-2 Tuesday night, sending the Orioles to their 17th straight road loss. The Orioles committed four errors and moved closer to the major...