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Baty homers first time up in majors, Mets beat Braves 9-7

Aug. 17, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brett Baty homered his first time up in the big leagues, Starling Marte went deep twice and the New York Mets defeated the Braves 9-7 Wednesday night to snap Atlanta's eight-game winning streak. After being outscored 18-1 in the first two games of the series, the NL...

Murphy hits 2 HRs, Langeliers homers as A's roll past Texas

Aug. 18, 2022 00:11 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Sean Murphy had his second two-homer game and rookie Shea Langeliers hit his first major league home run in his second game with Oakland, leading the Athletics to a 7-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday night. Murphy pulled a solo home run to left...

Montgomery wins 3rd straight as Cardinals top Rockies 5-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery picked up his third win in as many starts with St. Louis, and Nolan Gorman drove in three runs to lead the Cardinals to a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. St. Louis won for the 12th time in 13 home games and beat Colorado for...

Guardians score 6 runs in 8th, rally past Tigers 8-4

Aug. 17, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — All-Star José Ramírez blooped a go-ahead, two-run double as the Cleveland Guardians scored six runs with two outs in the eighth inning, rallying for a 8-4 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Wednesday night. Rookies Steven Kwan and Oscar Gonzalez had RBI doubles,...

Arroyo, Verdugo, Hill lead Red Sox over skidding Pirates 8-3

Aug. 17, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Christian Arroyo had three hits and three RBIs, Alex Verdugo reached base five times and 42-year-old Rich Hill won for the first time in nearly two months as the Boston Red Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Wednesday night. The Red Sox won for the fifth time...

Valdez, Alvarez lead Astros to 3-2 win over White Sox

Aug. 17, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Framber Valdez threw seven solid innings, Yordan Alvarez drove in a run and scored one, and the Houston Astros beat the White Sox 3-2 on Wednesday night, ending Chicago's five-game winning streak. The AL West-leading Astros hung on after blowing late leads in the...

Tony Gonsolin wins 15th as Dodgers nip Brewers 2-1

Aug. 17, 2022 23:19 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tony Gonsolin pitched seven scoreless innings for his 15th victory, Austin Barnes and Max Muncy homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Wednesday night. Gonsolsin (15-1) matched the Astros’ Justin Verlander for the major league lead...

Cronenworth hits grand slam, Padres beat Marlins 10-3

Aug. 17, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Cronenworth hit a grand slam in the first inning, Ha-Seong Kim also drove in four runs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 on Wednesday. Kim went 3-for-4 with two doubles. Juan Soto reached base three times and scored twice for the Padres, who...

Oakland A's release SS Andrus, bring up INF Neuse

Aug. 17, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — The Oakland Athletics released veteran shortstop Elvis Andrus on Wednesday. Andrus, who turns 34 on Aug. 26, hit .237 with eight homers and 30 RBIs in 106 games in his second season with the A's. He was acquired in a trade with Texas in February 2021. ...

Mariners overcome Ohtani's 4 hits, sweep Angels 11-7

Aug. 17, 2022 20:38 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's latest one-man show for the Los Angeles Angels included a two-run homer, a run-scoring triple, four hits and four RBIs. Ohtani is a two-way superstar, but he's only one man — and the Seattle Mariners didn't have much trouble with the other...