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Alonso homers, drives in 4 as Mets hold off Phillies 8-6

May. 28, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The last time Pete Alonso approached the plate, he never got near the batter's box. Phillies manager Joe Girardi quickly held up four fingers for an intentional walk. By then, it was too late. Alonso homered, doubled and drove in four runs, taking...

Taillon leads Yankees over Rays 2-0 for 4th straight win

May. 27, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jameson Tallion pitched two-hit ball over eight innings, following Nestor Cortes to give the Yankees their longest consecutive starts in nine years and leading New York over the Tampa Bay Rays 2-0 Friday night. Gleyber Torres put the Yankees ahead with a...

Dodgers' Roberts misses game to attend daughter's graduation

May. 27, 2022 21:30 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers manager Dave Roberts missed Friday night's game against the Arizona Diamondbacks to attend his daughter's high school graduation in Southern California. Bench coach Bob Geren will manage the team Friday. Roberts — in his seventh season managing...

Rangers focused on forcing Hurricanes to deciding game

May. 27, 2022 20:04 PM EDT

The New York Rangers return home knowing they need a win at home to keep their postseason going. The Carolina Hurricanes are still looking for their first road victory in these playoffs. After Carolina won 3-1 on Thursday night to take a 3-2 series lead, the Rangers will be looking...

Yanks' Donaldson (shoulder) goes on 10-day injured list

May. 27, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Josh Donaldson was placed on the 10-day injured list by the New York Yankees on Friday due to right shoulder inflammation. New York made the move retroactive to May 24. The 36-year-old third baseman had been on the COVID-19 injured list and has not...

Mets reliever López has penalty cut to 1 game, out vs Phils

May. 27, 2022 18:53 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets reliever Yoan López had his three-game suspension cut to one game and served the penalty Friday night when New York played the Philadelphia Phillies. López was recalled from Triple-A Syracuse before the game and had to immediately sit out. Mets...

Dodgers to retire Gil Hodges' No. 14 in June

May. 27, 2022 14:45 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Gil Hodges, who helped the Dodgers win World Series titles in Brooklyn and Los Angeles, will have his No. 14 jersey retired. The pregame ceremony will take place on June 4, when the New York Mets visit Dodger Stadium. Hodges played his final two seasons with the...

Tank vs talk: Gervonta Davis aims to quiet challenger Romero

May. 27, 2022 13:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — If this was about trading insults, Gervonta Davis might not be the better man this time. Rolando Romero can talk and has been doing plenty of it leading into their match Saturday night, profanely poking fun at everything from the quality of Davis’ resume to the...

LEADING OFF: Verlander aims for 7th win in row, Acuña ailing

May. 27, 2022 03:36 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ V FOR VICTORY Astros ace Justin Verlander has been as dominant as ever in his return from Tommy John surgery, going 6-1 with a 1.22 ERA in eight starts. Verlander has a 19-inning...

Rangers' Shesterkin succeeds Lundqvist as 'King' of New York

May. 27, 2022 03:31 AM EDT

Igor Shesterkin pulls the mask up on top of his head, takes a sip of water and looks around. Instead of squirting the bottle through the cage and shuffling back into position, he takes a few seconds to soak in the atmosphere. “He has that grin like he’s loving every aspect of...