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Longtime umpire Ángel Hernández retires. He unsuccessfully sued MLB for racial discrimination

May. 28, 2024 00:34 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime umpire Ángel Hernández, who unsuccessfully sued Major League Baseball for racial discrimination, is retiring immediately. During a career that lasted more than three decades, the 62-year-old Hernández was often scorned by players, managers and fans for...

Umpire Ángel Hernández, who unsuccessfully sued Major League Baseball for racial discrimination, is retiring immediately

May. 27, 2024 23:35 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Umpire Ángel Hernández, who unsuccessfully sued Major League Baseball for racial discrimination, is retiring immediately.

Blackmon homers, Rockies end Guardians' 9-game winning streak, 8-6

May. 27, 2024 19:51 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Charlie Blackmon homered to cap a six-run fourth inning and the Colorado Rockies ended Cleveland’s nine-game winning streak with an 8-6 victory over the Guardians on Monday. Blackmon drove in four runs and made a sliding catch in foul territory for Colorado, which...

As Dallas competes for NBA and NHL crowns, the Texas Rangers are struggling with their title defense

May. 27, 2024 11:31 AM EDT

The Dallas Mavericks are one win away from the NBA Finals, and the Stars are still in the mix for the Stanley Cup. It's enough to push the Texas Rangers — the reigning World Series champions — onto the back burner in the Metroplex. Not that the Rangers have done much to compete...

The Padres rally for 4 runs in the 6th inning to beat the Yankees 5-2 and avoid another home sweep

May. 26, 2024 19:21 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Luis Arraez and Fernando Tatis Jr. had consecutive RBI singles in the four-run sixth inning and the San Diego Padres beat the New York Yankees 5-2 Sunday to avoid being swept in consecutive home series. Joe Musgrove pitched well for the Padres in his second start...

Julio Rodríguez stars as the Mariners stop 4-game slide with 9-5 victory over the Nationals

May. 26, 2024 17:34 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Julio Rodríguez homered and drove in four runs, and the Seattle Mariners snapped a four-game losing streak with a 9-5 win against the Washington Nationals on Sunday. Ty France hit a two-run homer and singled home the go-ahead run for Seattle, which finished 4-6...

Duran's RBI single lifts Red Sox past Brewers 2-1 in game that sees benches empty

May. 26, 2024 17:24 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jarren Duran had a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning and the Boston Red Sox beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Sunday to salvage a series finale. Rafael Devers had a sacrifice fly for Boston, which completed just its second series against the Brewers at Fenway...

Benches clear during Brewers-Red Sox game, but no punches thrown

May. 26, 2024 15:45 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Fenway Park benches emptied on Sunday after an apparent dispute between Boston Red Sox reliever Chris Martin and Milwaukee Brewers first base coach Quintin Berry. Martin ran over to cover first on Christian Yelich’s inning-ending grounder in the seventh. As he...

Aaron Judge homers again at Petco Park as the Yankees beat the Padres for 2nd straight game 4-1

May. 26, 2024 01:16 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Aaron Judge hit another long home run at Petco Park, Marcus Stroman pitched six strong innings to keep the Yankees' pitching hot streak going and New York won its second straight against the San Diego Padres, 4-1 on Saturday night. Judge's two-run shot off Dylan...

Pac-12 goes dark: conference baseball tournament marks end of an era

May. 26, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

SCOTTSDALE, Ariz. (AP) — Waves of fans streamed into Scottsdale Stadium an hour before the start, anticipation building each minute closer to first pitch. They came to see the Pac-12 baseball championship game. They got a dose of history with it. With Arizona and...