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Yankees' LeMahieu scratched with wrist issue, Chapman to IL

May. 24, 2022 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees infielder DJ LeMahieu was a late scratch from New York's lineup Tuesday night with left wrist discomfort, and closer Aroldis Chapman was added to the injured list with left Achilles tendinitis. LeMahieu was set to lead off and play third base against the...

Premier League approves Chelsea sale to Boehly consortium

May. 24, 2022 14:33 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — The Premier League has approved the proposed sale of Chelsea to a consortium fronted by Los Angeles Dodgers part-owner Todd Boehly, although the British government still needs to sign off on the deal before it can be completed. Boehly has already agreed to buy the...

Players' association affiliate to market former big leaguers

May. 24, 2022 13:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The business arm of the baseball players' association has reached a licensing deal with the marketing organization for retired major leaguers. MLB Players Inc., an affiliate of the Major League Baseball Players Association, said Tuesday it reached a multiyear...

Kelsie Whitmore & 'The Thing' take on the Atlantic League

May. 24, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The first thing Atlantic League hitters notice about Kelsie Whitmore is the obvious: the Staten Island FerryHawks pitcher is the only woman in a league full of former major leaguers. The surprises don't stop there. The next thing they're likely to see is a pretty...

LEADING OFF: Cy Young matchup in SD, Story powers Sox vs Sox

May. 24, 2022 04:23 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAKE YOUR PITCH A pair of Cy Young Award winners are on the mound when Corbin Burnes and the Milwaukee Brewers visit Blake Snell and the San Diego Padres in a matchup between two of the National...

Smith, Walker homers spoil Greinke's return to Arizona, 9-5

May. 24, 2022 02:32 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona's familiarity with Zack Greinke led to a solid offensive night against the Diamondbacks' former pitcher. Christian Walker and Pavin Smith homered and Ketel Marte’s two-run double broke a fourth-inning tie to help the Diamondbacks beat Kansas City 9-5 Monday...

Azocar lifts Padres to 3-2 win over Brewers in 10 innings

May. 24, 2022 02:29 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Veteran manager Bob Melvin had faith in José Azocar with the bases loaded and two outs in the 10th inning, and the rookie delivered. Azocar lined a single into center field to bring in Manny Machado and lift the San Diego Padres to a 3-2 win against the NL...

Rodríguez's 1st long ball at home leads M's past A's 7-6

May. 24, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The first three times Julio Rodríguez homered, the reaction was mostly silence. The cost of hitting long balls on the road. The prized Seattle rookie finally got to hear the hometown roar he's been anticipating. “(When) I've been on the road,...

Alonso hits 3-run homer, Mets rack up 18 hits to rout Giants

May. 24, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Buck Showalter believes in this New York Mets offense, especially if his players keep taking tough at-bats the way they did in the series opener against San Francisco. Pete Alonso hit an early three-run homer moments after Francisco Lindor's tying, two-run...

Kepler hits slam, Urshela and Twins walk off Tigers 5-4

May. 24, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Max Kepler hit an early grand slam, and Gio Urshela's infield single in the bottom of the ninth inning gave the Minnesota Twins a 5-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Monday night. Urshela hit a grounder toward Tigers shortstop Javier Báez, who couldn’t make...