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White Sox rally after blowing lead in 8th, beat Boston 8-7

Jun. 26, 2019 4:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — José Abreu hit a two-run homer over the Green Monster and out of Fenway Park in the ninth inning on Wednesday as the Chicago White Sox recovered after blowing the lead in the eighth to beat the Boston Red Sox 8-7. Chicago had leads of 3-0, 5-2 and 6-4 before the Red Sox scored three in...

Attorney: Girl hit during Astros game had skull fracture

Jun. 26, 2019 4:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — An attorney for the family of a 2-year-old girl struck by a foul ball during a game last month between the Chicago Cubs and Houston Astros says the girl suffered a skull fracture. Attorney Richard Mithoff on Wednesday provided the first update by the girl's family on her condition since she...

Bauer strikes out season-high 12; Indians top KC 5-3

Jun. 26, 2019 4:18 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer struck out a season-high 12 in 6 2/3 innings, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Wednesday. Bauer (6-6) had the 23rd double-figure strikeout game of his career and his fourth this season. The right-hander gave up one run and didn't allow a hit until...

Diamondbacks reinstate Lamb from IL, in lineup vs Dodgers

Jun. 26, 2019 2:57 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks reinstated one-time All-Star infielder Jake Lamb from the 10-day injured list in time for the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers. Lamb played in just five games before going on the injured list with a strained left quadriceps on April 3. The 2017 All-Star is in...

Bird's-eye view: Red-tailed hawk perches at Yankee Stadium

Jun. 26, 2019 2:22 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — This rookie came swooping into Yankee Stadium out of nowhere. Another slugger? A defensive whiz? Naw, this newcomer is known for a great wing. Two of them, actually. A red-tailed hawk has become a sensation in the Bronx, showing up in the last week or so and picking out perches all over the...

White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson in boot, will have tests

Jun. 26, 2019 1:38 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chicago White Sox shortstop Tim Anderson was walking with a boot a day after spraining his right ankle and leaving a game against the Boston Red Sox. The White Sox lost another infielder during Wednesday's game, when third baseman Yoán Moncada was hit by a pitch on the right knee in the...

Yankees' Stanton out of lineup, 'probably' going to London

Jun. 26, 2019 1:01 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton was out of the lineup Wednesday, a day after he bruised his left knee on a headfirst slide against Toronto. Manager Aaron Boone said the MRI on the oft-injured Stanton came back clean. "No new injury in there at all," Boone said. Stanton has only played...

Royals reinstate Skoglund after 80-game suspension

Jun. 26, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Kansas City Royals have reinstated Eric Skoglund after the left-hander served an 80-game suspension for performance-enhancing drug use. Skoglund was optioned to Triple-A Omaha on Wednesday. The 26-year-old was suspended in January after his positive drug test. Skoglund was 1-6 with a...

Widow: Dangerous conditions at Braves' stadium led to death

Jun. 26, 2019 10:06 AM EDT

SMYRNA, Ga. (AP) — The widow of a beer tap inventor who died inside a walk-in cooler at the Atlanta Braves' stadium is blaming a faulty door mechanism and lethal carbon dioxide leaks. Angela Keeling made the allegations in a wrongful death lawsuit filed Friday against the team and its contractors. Todd...

La Stella's inside-the-park HR powers Angels past Reds, 5-1

Jun. 26, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Cincinnati Reds didn't commit an actual error, they made a prolific number of boneheaded plays at Angel Stadium — losing fly balls in center, losing their way on the basepaths, possibly losing track of the outs, even losing their cool over balls and strikes. Tommy...