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Reds rout Cubs 20-5 for their most runs in 23 years

May. 26, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Kyle Farmer homered and had five RBIs to power the Cincinnati Reds to their high-scoring game in 23 years, a 20-5 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Farmer and Nick Senzel had four hits each, and Brandon Drury, Tommy Pham and Albert Almora Jr. had three apiece....

Buxton, Twins relish 'little wins' of crash-free OF plays

May. 26, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton ran down a fly to right-center at the warning track looking to make the type of tricky catch that's routine for him. This time, there was a twist. The ball glanced off Buxton's glove as he leaped to make the grab, allowing Detroit's...

Once-hopeful Mariners sinking after awful 30-day stretch

May. 26, 2022 17:15 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — J.P. Crawford stepped forward to present a brave face after all that's gone wrong over the past month for a Seattle Mariners team that began the season with so much enthusiasm and optimism. "No one likes to lose, especially the way we are right now, especially games...

Yankees sign Matt Carpenter, bring up Manny Bañuelos

May. 26, 2022 17:06 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Carpenter agreed to a one-year contract with the New York Yankees on Thursday, a week after he was released from the Texas Rangers' minor league system. Injury-hit New York also selected the contract of 31-year-old left-hander Manny Bañuelos from...

Josh Donaldson apologizes to Jackie Robinson's family

May. 26, 2022 12:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson has apologized to the wife and family of Jackie Robinson for referencing the pioneering Black baseball player in remarks that led to a confrontation with Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson. The New York Yankees third baseman was suspended for one...

Texas school shooting hits 'close to home' for Rays pitcher

May. 26, 2022 12:08 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The mass school shooting in Uvalde, Texas, was especially disturbing for Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Brooks Raley. The small community of about 16,000 people west of San Antonio is the left-hander's hometown. He attended school in the building where the...

Portugal approves sale of Chelsea by Abramovich

May. 26, 2022 09:07 AM EDT

LISBON, Portugal (AP) — The Portuguese government has given its authorization for the sale of Chelsea by Roman Abramovich, who needed approval because he is a Portuguese passport holder. The decision by Portugal was announced Thursday, a day after the British government approved...

LEADING OFF: Yankees open series vs Rays without Stanton

May. 26, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around baseball today: ___ SEASON’S GREETINGS Minus injured slugger Giancarlo Stanton, the ailing New York Yankees open a four-game series at Tampa Bay — the first meeting this year between the heated AL East rivals. ...

Mitch Garver, Kole Calhoun HRs lead Texas past Angels 7-2

May. 26, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any pitching staff that forces Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani to go 0 for 7 with a combined six strikeouts is nearly certain to feel awfully good about its night at the Big A. The Rangers feel it's only an indicator of what their team can become —...

Burger's homer off Hill lifts White Sox over Red Sox

May. 26, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jake Burger hit a three-run homer off Rich Hill, Lucas Giolito overcame a shaky first inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Red Sox 3-1 Wednesday night to end Boston’s six-game winning streak. The White Sox won for the fourth time in six games and moved over...