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LEADING OFF: Yanks try for HR record, Braves-Cubs cool off

Jun. 25, 2019 2:32 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOMER HAPPY Aaron Judge, Gary Sánchez, Edwin Encarnación and the New York Yankees try to set the major league record for most consecutive games with a home run. The Yankees homered in their 27th straight game Monday night, matching the mark set by Alex...

Diamondbacks top Dodgers 8-5, end winning streak at 6 games

Jun. 25, 2019 2:13 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona made sure there wouldn't be any late heroics in a fourth straight game by the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Instead, it was the Diamondbacks who came up big. David Peralta hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning and the Diamondbacks rallied for an 8-5 win over the NL...

David Dahl's two-run homer carries Rockies past Giants 2-0

Jun. 25, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Colorado Rockies put a forgettable weekend at Dodger Stadium behind them and started fresh. David Dahl hit a two-run homer in the third that held up for Jon Gray, and the Rockies snapped a three-game skid by beating the San Francisco Giants 2-0 on Monday night. Gray (8-5) struck...

Kipnis hits walk-off homer in 10th as Indians edge Royals

Jun. 25, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis spun as he approached home plate and deftly avoided being soaked with ice water by teammate Francisco Lindor. Right now, Kipnis and the Indians are making all the right moves. Kipnis homered leading off the 10th inning as Cleveland continued its impressive June with a 3-2 win...

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 25, 2019 1:21 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...

Contreras, Lester lead Cubs past Braves 8-3

Jun. 25, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Willson Contreras wasn't happy with a called second strike in the second inning. He took his displeasure out on the next pitch, hitting it out of the park. Contreras homered and had three RBIs, Jon Lester pitched five-hit ball through six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the Atlanta Braves...

Hernández walk-off, single lifts Red Sox over White Sox 6-5

Jun. 25, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Marco Hernández is starting to see two years of pain finally bring him some moments of joy. Hernández beat out an infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth and the Boston Red Sox rallied to beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Monday night. "When I hit the ball, I don't see it....

Yanks HR in 27th straight to match record, beat Jays 10-8

Jun. 25, 2019 12:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees' most recent power feat qualifies as "obscure" to manager Aaron Boone. Just not unexpected. Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched New York's home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit...

Michigan beats Vandy 7-4; 1st title since '62 is 1 win away

Jun. 24, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Michigan could sense the momentum slipping away. Jimmy Kerr got it back. Kerr homered for the third time in the College World Series, this time after Vanderbilt pulled within one in the sixth inning, and the Wolverines beat the Commodores 7-4 in Game 1 of the best-of-three finals Monday...

Yanks homer in record-tying 27th straight game, beat Toronto

Jun. 24, 2019 11:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Hicks and Giancarlo Stanton stretched the Yankees' home run streak to a record-tying 27 games, and New York beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-8 Monday night. Hicks and Stanton each hit three-run drives, and New York matched the mark set by Alex Rodriguez and the 2002 Texas Rangers. CC...