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Orioles set mark for HRs allowed in late-night loss to Rays

Aug. 23, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — For a while, there's been no doubt the Baltimore Orioles would set a dubious record for the most home runs allowed in a season. It was just a matter of where and when. And that came early Thursday night when Tampa Bay's Austin Meadows sent a drive sailing over the right field scoreboard at...

Roark strikes out seven, pitching A's to sweep of Yankees

Aug. 23, 2019 1:29 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch run approaches, striking out seven without walking a batter over six-plus innings in a 5-3 victory over the New York...

Syndergaard, Mets sweep Indians 2-0 for 5th win in row

Aug. 23, 2019 1:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The only thing that stopped Noah Syndergaard was the weather. Syndergaard retired the first 16 hitters and allowed two hits over six dominant innings before a heavy storm interrupted him, and the New York Mets beat the Cleveland Indians 2-0 Thursday night in a rain-shortened game for their...

Hernandez single in 9th lifts Dodgers over Blue Jays 3-2

Aug. 23, 2019 1:18 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Kiké Hernandez capped a three-run ninth inning by blooping a single to score Corey Seager and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-2 Thursday night after being one-hit through eight innings. After being shut down by rookie Jacob Waguespack, the Dodgers rallied with...

Astros defend decision to restrict reporter from clubhouse

Aug. 23, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Amid criticism from Major League Baseball, the Houston Astros on Thursday defended the team's decision to deny a newspaper reporter access to the clubhouse until after ace pitcher Justin Verlander finished his postgame session with the media. MLB said Wednesday night's incident violated its...

Fowler's homer caps comeback, Cardinals beat Rockies 6-5

Aug. 23, 2019 12:34 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yadier Molina knew Dexter Fowler would come up big, even before Fowler did. Marcell Ozuna, Paul DeJong and Fowler each hit two-run homers, and the St. Louis Cardinals came back to beat the Colorado Rockies 6-5 on Thursday night. Fowler's 15th home run of the season, off of a 97 mph...

Moncada lines two-run homer, White Sox beat Rangers 6-1

Aug. 23, 2019 12:14 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada lined a two-run homer on his return from the injured list, Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 6-1 on Thursday night. James McCann hit a solo shot and doubled, and Jose Abreu, Tim Anderson and Matt Skole each had an...

Cole strikes out 12, Bregman HR lifts Astros over Tigers 6-3

Aug. 23, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A day after failing to back a gem by ace Justin Verlander, Alex Bregman and the Houston Astros were determined to convert on another from Gerrit Cole. Cole struck out 12 over seven scoreless innings, Bregman homered and the Astros beat the Detroit Tigers 6-3 Thursday night. After the Tigers...

Moncada, Detwiler lead White Sox over Rangers 6-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yoán Moncada jumped right back into the White Sox lineup with a bang — and an embarrassing thud he laughed off with teammates. Moncada lined a two-run homer his return from the injured list, Ross Detwiler struck out a career-high eight and Chicago beat the Texas Rangers 6-1...

Scherzer goes 4 innings in return, Nationals top Pirates 7-1

Aug. 22, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — To Max Scherzer, a short outing was totally OK. "I can't get hurt again," the Washington Nationals ace said. "That's just the reality of this." Scherzer pitched four innings in his return from the injured list Thursday night and the Nationals beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1. Scherzer...