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Carl Erskine, Dodgers pitcher and last surviving member of 'Boys of Summer,' dies at 97

Apr. 16, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Carl Erskine, who pitched two no-hitters as a mainstay on the Brooklyn Dodgers and was a 20-game winner in 1953 when he struck out a then-record 14 in the World Series, died Tuesday. He was 97. Erksine died at Community Hospital Anderson in his hometown of...

Fritz Peterson, Yankees pitcher who traded wives with teammate Mike Kekich, dies at age 81

Apr. 16, 2024 15:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fritz Peterson, the New York Yankees pitcher who famously swapped wives and families with teammate Mike Kekich in 1973, has died. He was 81. Peterson died of lung cancer at his home in Winona, Minnesota, on Oct. 19, according to death records from the Winona County...

Mets' turnaround from 0-5 start coincides with Bader's emergence from season-opening slump

Apr. 15, 2024 23:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harrison Bader walked into a new clubhouse for the third time in 18 months and felt empowered as he introduced himself to Mets teammates. “They might hear some stories about your personality. They might know your game or they might look on Baseball Reference at...

Bassitt gets 2nd straight victory as Blue Jays win 3-1, hand Yankees first back-to-back losses

Apr. 15, 2024 22:44 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Chris Bassitt pitched into the seventh inning to win his second straight start, Alejandro Kirk reached base three times and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Yankees 3-1 on Monday night, handing New York consecutive losses for the first time this season. “We are not...

John Sterling retires from Yankees broadcast booth at age 85 a few weeks into 36th season

Apr. 15, 2024 19:59 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — John Sterling, the hyperexcitable New York Yankees broadcaster known for decades of indelible, personalized home run calls, announced his immediate retirement Monday at age 85. Sterling made the unexpected decision a few weeks into his 36th season as the Yankees'...

Ken Holtzman, MLB's winningest Jewish pitcher who won 3 World Series with Oakland, has died at 78

Apr. 15, 2024 19:54 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Ken Holtzman, MLB's winningest Jewish pitcher who threw two no-hitters for the Chicago Cubs and helped the Oakland Athletics win three straight World Series championships in the 1970s, has died, the Cubs announced Monday on social media. He was 78. Holtzman's brother...

Padres sign veteran infielder Donovan Solano to minor league deal

Apr. 15, 2024 18:29 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Infielder Donovan Solano signed a minor league deal with the San Diego Padres. The deal was announced Monday before the Padres’ game with the Milwaukee Brewers. The 36-year-old Solano will report to the Padres’ extended spring camp in Arizona. ...

Pitching injuries are forcing some less familiar names into important roles early in the season

Apr. 15, 2024 09:27 AM EDT

“Next man up” is a phrase you hear a lot in football, but maybe it's time to apply it to starting pitching in the major leagues. Baseball has been overrun lately by injuries to star pitchers that are forcing teams to make contingency plans they'd have loved to avoid. Here are a...

Guardians cap homestand that began with total solar eclipse by rallying to shock Yankees 8-7 in 10

Apr. 14, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Guardians began their first homestand staring at the sky in awe. They ended it with a stunning show on the field. First a total solar eclipse, then a remarkable comeback against the New York Yankees. Cleveland capped a memorable opening week at...

Guardians rally for 3 runs in 10th inning to stun Yankees 8-7 in wild series finale with wild finish

Apr. 14, 2024 18:25 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Andrés Giménez's sacrifice fly capped Cleveland's wild, three-run rally in the 10th inning as the Guardians salvaged the finale of a three-game series with a stunning 8-7 win over the New York Yankees on Sunday. Down 7-5, the Guardians scored three in the 10th...