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McKenzie superb for 7 innings as Guardians edge Yankees 2-0

Jul. 03, 2022 20:14 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error that threatened to sabotage a great win. In the moment, manager Terry Francona's emotions nearly got the best of him. ...

Mets ace deGrom whiffs 5 of 6 batters in 1st rehab start

Jul. 03, 2022 20:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Back in a game at last, Jacob deGrom was sharp. The New York Mets ace struck out five of the six batters he faced and threw 18 of 24 pitches for strikes Sunday night in his first minor league rehabilitation start for Class A St. Lucie. The only...

Padres rally for 4 in 9th, beat Dodgers 4-2 to avoid sweep

Jul. 03, 2022 19:57 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Cronenworth lined a single off closer Craig Kimbrel's back that sparked a four-run rally in the ninth inning and the San Diego Padres beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-2 Sunday to avoid a four-game sweep. San Diego had lost 14 of 15 to the Dodgers since...

Rodríguez homers on Montas' 1st pitch, M's beat A's 2-1

Jul. 03, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Julio Rodríguez homered on Frankie Montas’ first pitch and drove in both runs, Robbie Ray struck out a season-high 12 and the Seattle Mariners beat Oakland 2-1 on Sunday to deal the Athletics their 25th loss in 31 games. Ray (7-6) combined with Andrés Muñoz and...

Giolito sharp as White Sox complete sweep of Giants 13-4

Jul. 03, 2022 19:45 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Lucas Giolito gave up just three hits in six innings to help the Chicago White Sox beat the San Francisco Giants 13-4 on Sunday and complete a three-game sweep. The White Sox had a game of threes of sorts: Selby Zavala had three hits and three RBIs, Gavin...

Wick's 2-run error in 11th gifts Red Sox 4-2 win over Cubs

Jul. 03, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pitcher Rowan Wick threw Trevor Story's comebacker down the right-field line for a two-run error with two outs in the 11th inning, and the Boston Red Sox outlasted the Chicago Cubs 4-2 on Sunday to avoid a three-game sweep. With automatic runner Bobby Dalbec on...

Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

Jul. 03, 2022 19:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done. Plenty to feel good about, too. By the end of a winning weekend, two of New York's most pivotal pieces were back on track. ...

Trout's slump worsens, Astros strike out 20 to sweep Angels

Jul. 03, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout watched as a low sinker grazed the outside corner of the strike zone in the third inning Sunday, rung up once again in a weekend filled with strikeouts. Before trudging back to the dugout he made a face that seemed to scream: Yikes! The...

Wells wins 6th straight decision, Orioles beat Twins 3-1

Jul. 03, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Tyler Wells took a no-hit bid into the fifth inning for the second straight start and won his sixth consecutive decision in leading the Baltimore Orioles over the Minnesota Twins 3-1 on Sunday. Wells (7-4) struck out a career-high seven, allowing one run and...

Marlins beat Nationals, who lose Soto to left calf injury

Jul. 03, 2022 18:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Down to their final strike Sunday, the Miami Marlins got another big home run to keep alive a winning streak that started with one. Jesús Sánchez hit a two-run home run with two outs in the ninth inning to avoid a loss and provide enough cushion when the...