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Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen to miss series in Colorado due to health issues

Jul. 22, 2024 00:06 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Boston Red Sox closer Kenley Jansen will not be with the team during its series in Colorado due to health issues. Jansen said after Sunday's 9-6 loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers that doctors had to “shock his heart back into rhythm” after three previous trips...

Ohtani's 473-foot drive leads 6-homer onslaught for Dodgers in 9-6 win over Red Sox

Jul. 21, 2024 23:42 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit a 473-foot home run and the Los Angeles Dodgers went deep six times in a 9-6 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Sunday. Freddie Freeman, Teoscar Hernández, Gavin Lux, Austin Barnes and Jason Heyward also connected as Los Angeles swept the...

Ohtani hits 473-foot homer that clears bleachers at Dodger Stadium

Jul. 21, 2024 21:49 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani made his 30th home run in Dodger blue a memorable one. The superstar slugger drove a cutter from Boston pitcher Kutter Crawford 473 feet over the bleachers at Dodger Stadium during the fifth inning of Sunday's game against the Red Sox. ...

Beltré, Helton, Mauer and Leyland inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame

Jul. 21, 2024 22:47 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — Adrian Beltré, Joe Mauer and Todd Helton were pegged as athletic phenoms from a young age and all three lived up to expectations with their induction to the Baseball Hall of Fame on Sunday. The Los Angeles Dodgers were so sold on Beltré early on that they...

Angels rally against Oakland bullpen in final scheduled visit to Coliseum, beat A's 8-5

Jul. 21, 2024 21:31 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kevin Pillar hit a two-run double in the eighth as Los Angeles rallied against Oakland's bullpen, and the Angels beat the Athletics 8-5 on Sunday in likely their final game ever at the Coliseum. Logan O'Hoppe singled to start the decisive inning. Pinch-hitter...

Ron Washington gifted ball by Kevin Pillar from the final out of the Angels' final Coliseum visit

Jul. 21, 2024 21:24 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The ball from the final out safely in Kevin Pillar's glove, teammate Jo Adell reminded the veteran center fielder he might just want to keep this one. Perhaps it would be a meaningful souvenir from the Los Angeles Angels' last scheduled visit to Oakland. And...

Mariners star Julio Rodríguez day-to-day with sprained ankle after crashing into outfield fence

Jul. 21, 2024 21:12 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners star Julio Rodríguez is day-to-day with a sprained right ankle after crashing into the center-field fence Sunday while trying to catch a long drive hit by Houston Astros slugger Yordan Alvarez. Rodríguez grabbed his ankle in pain and remained on the ground...

Giants manager Bob Melvin ejected before 1st pitch of game at Colorado

Jul. 21, 2024 20:37 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — San Francisco Giants manager Bob Melvin wasn't around for the finish Sunday as his team defeated the Colorado Rockies at Coors Field. He didn't even make it to the start, for that matter. In an unusual scene, Melvin was ejected before the first pitch...

Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez hits for cycle against Mariners

Jul. 21, 2024 20:25 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Astros designated hitter Yordan Alvarez hit for the cycle against the Seattle Mariners on Sunday, becoming the 10th player in Houston history to accomplish the feat. Alvarez singled in the first inning, hit his 20th homer of the season off Mariners starter Bryan Woo...

Raley hits three-run homer to help Mariners overcome injury to Rodriguez and beat Astros 6-4

Jul. 21, 2024 20:20 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Luke Raley hit a three-run homer, Bryan Woo pitched 5 2/3 solid innings and the Seattle Mariners overcame an injury to Julio Rodríguez to beat the Houston Astros 6-4 on Sunday. Rodríguez left the game with two outs in the sixth inning after he leapt for a flyball...