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MLB's Torre says "right call" on dispute interference

Oct. 30, 2019 2:15 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Major League Baseball executive Joe Torre says the "right call" was made and that a protest was denied after Nationals leadoff hitter Trea Turner was called out for interference during Washington's 7-2 Game 6 victory in the World Series on Tuesday night. Nationals manager Dave Martinez was...

October outsiders: Indians' final comeback falls short

Sep. 30, 2019 4:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians made one stirring comeback after another through a season scattered with adversity, misfortune, and unexpected challenges. Their last one fell short. They're stubbornly sitting out the postseason for the first time since 2015. "We were on the run, and I just wanted to play in...

Nats top Indians 8-2, head to playoffs on 8-game win streak

Sep. 29, 2019 7:33 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — It's been more than a century since a major league team went from 12 games under .500 to as many wins as the Washington Nationals accumulated this season. And the Nationals are surging into the playoffs, running their winning streak to a year-high eight games with an 8-2 victory Sunday...

'Baby Shark' slam helps Nats clinch hosting wild-card game

Sep. 28, 2019 9:42 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals' surge started after they brought aboard Gerardo Parra, whose dugout dancing and "Baby Shark" walk-up music became the trademarks of the club's turnaround. So maybe it's fitting the Nationals assured themselves of hosting the NL wild-card game by holding on to...

Ramírez hits slam, 3-run shot in return, Indians rout ChiSox

Sep. 25, 2019 1:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — José Ramírez put on quite a show in his return to the lineup. The Cleveland Indians enjoyed every moment. Ramírez hit a grand slam and a three-run homer in his first two plate appearances after missing a month with a broken hand, and Cleveland pounded the Chicago White Sox...

Indians move into tie for 2nd wild card, beat Phillies 10-1

Sep. 22, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Indians have overcome injuries and setbacks throughout season and remained in the playoff race. The outcome will be decided in the final week. Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 10-1 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday night. The Indians...

Indians move into a tie for wild-card spot, beat Tigers 7-0

Sep. 20, 2019 12:22 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians have work to do on their postseason push, and no games left against their favorite pushovers. Mike Clevinger pitched six shutdown innings, Franmil Reyes homered in his return to the lineup and Cleveland moved into a tie for the second AL wild card with a 7-0 win over the Tigers...

Yankees beat Angels 9-1, claim 1st AL East title since 2012

Sep. 19, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to clinch first place, the...

LEADING OFF: Yanks try to clinch AL East, Cards-Cubs rivalry

Sep. 19, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SO CLOSE The Yankees can clinch their first AL East title since 2012 with a win over the Angels in the Bronx. New York pushed back J.A. Happ's scheduled start by a day and will throw Masahiro Tanaka (10-8, 4.60 ERA) against Los Angeles. The Yankees' magic number...

Puig's single in 10th lifts Indians over Tigers 2-1

Sep. 19, 2019 1:57 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yasiel Puig rounded first base, happily waiting for Francisco Lindor to jump into his arms. It was a moment he had been waiting for since joining the Indians on July 31. Puig delivered a bases-loaded single off the top of the right field wall with two outs in the 10th inning, and Cleveland...