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LEADING OFF: Cubs-Pirates in Williamsport, CC faces Indians

Aug. 18, 2019 2:59 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: LITTLE BIG LEAGUE Kris Bryant and the Chicago Cubs take on Josh Bell and the Pittsburgh Pirates in prime time at the MLB Little League Classic in Williamsport, Pennsylvania. Cubs left-hander José Quintana (10-7, 4.11 ERA) is 6-0 in eight starts since his...

Angels rally for 4 runs in 7th inning to beat White Sox 6-5

Aug. 18, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Brian Goodwin's playing time has decreased since Justin Upton returned to the Los Angeles Angels' lineup. Still, the outfielder is making the most of his opportunities when he does get to start. Goodwin homered and walked with the bases loaded to bring in the go-ahead run as the...

Cron's HR caps 6-run first as Twins beat Rangers 12-7

Aug. 18, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Tyler Duffey's season win total increased before the game while he was sitting in the clubhouse and again Saturday night after he was back out on the mound for the Minnesota Twins. Duffey got the decision in the Twins' latest win by retiring the last two batters of the fifth inning...

Thames' HR in 14th, Yelich's 2 help Brewers beat Nats 15-14

Aug. 18, 2019 1:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After witnessing two dozen runs and multiple comebacks over nine innings, Milwaukee manager Craig Counsell knew he had never seen something quite like the Brewers' game against the Washington Nationals. He couldn't have guessed there would be another five innings of back-and-forth...

Belt's grand slam, 6 RBIs lead Giants over Arizona, 11-6

Aug. 18, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Logan Webb found himself in the middle of a playoff race, and was up to the challenge. The 22-year-old right-hander survived a rocky start and pitched five innings to win his major league debut, leading the San Francisco Giants to an 11-6 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday...

McMahon hits 2 homers as Rockies beat Marlins 11-4

Aug. 18, 2019 1:05 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon is emerging as another home run hitter in a Colorado lineup loaded with big bats. The second baseman continued his power surge with two more long balls to help the Rockies beat the Miami Marlins 11-4 on Saturday night for their first three-game winning streak in two months....

Braves use homers, better bullpen to beat Ryu, Dodgers 4-3

Aug. 18, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Braves reliever Luke Jackson summed up his team's mindset against the Los Angeles Dodgers. "They're kind of like our David and Goliath, you know?" Jackson said. "Whenever we've gone out there it's been rough. They're a good team, we're a good team, 1-2, just duking it out. It's nice to pull...

Lamet, Padres cool off Phillies with 5-3 victory

Aug. 18, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Dinelson Lamet and the San Diego Padres finally cooled off Philadelphia's lineup. The right-hander pitched six solid innings, Ty France hit a tiebreaking single and the Padres beat the Phillies 5-3 on Saturday night. Lamet (2-2) allowed three runs and six hits with six strikeouts and a...

Man given CPR in stands during Giants-Diamondbacks game

Aug. 17, 2019 11:38 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — A man sitting in a seating section typically for baseball scouts had a medical issue and was given CPR in the stands behind home plate at Chase Field during Saturday's Giants-Diamondbacks game. The game was delayed briefly before the start of the third inning while emergency medical...

Mets beat Royals 4-1 behind deGrom, Alonso

Aug. 17, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Pete Alonso's error at first base in the fourth inning led to Kansas City's only run of the night and put the New York Mets behind. So when he got a chance to come through for his teammates with the bases loaded in the seventh, Alonso didn't want to fail. After narrowly missing out...