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Former ace Severino rejoins Yankees after out nearly 2 years

Sep. 20, 2021 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pitcher Luis Severino was activated by the New York Yankees before Monday's series opener against Texas and is in position to make his first major league appearance in nearly two years. “It will be like my first tenure here in 2015. It’ll be the same...

Perez breaks Bench's record with 46th HR, KC tops Indians

Sep. 20, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for homers by a catcher in a season, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Cleveland Indians 7-2 Monday in the first game of a doubleheader. Perez hit a two-run homer in the fifth...

Former OF Gose back in majors as 100 mph pitcher for Indians

Sep. 20, 2021 18:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Anthony Gose is ready to make a new kind of pitch to play in the majors. Formerly a fast outfielder in the big leagues, Gose was called up from the minors by the Cleveland Indians on Monday, this time as a hard-throwing lefty reliever. ...

Canadians vote in pandemic election that could cost Trudeau

Sep. 20, 2021 17:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canadians voted Monday in a pandemic election that could weaken Prime Minister Justin Trudeau or reward his government’s handling of the pandemic. Trudeau gambled on an early election to try to capitalize on the fact that Canada is now among the most...

LEADING OFF: MLB strikeout leader Ray vs Rays newcomer Baz

Sep. 20, 2021 00:25 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Monday: ___ CY YOUNG CONTENDER VS. DEBUTING PHENOM Toronto left-hander Robbie Ray, competing with the Yankees' Gerrit Cole for the AL Cy Young Award, leads the majors with 233...

Ohtani strkes out 10, A's beat Angels 3-2, stay in WC race

Sep. 19, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani struck out 10 but went winless in consecutive starts on the mound for the first time since June, and the Oakland Athletics rebounded from a bullpen meltdown to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 in 10 innings Sunday. ...

Cole rocked as Yanks lose ground in 11-1 loss to Indians

Sep. 19, 2021 19:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole stumbled when the New York Yankees needed an ace-like outing, allowing seven runs over 5 2/3 innings in a costly 11-1 defeat to the Cleveland Indians on Sunday. After losing consecutive games by eight or more runs for the first time since May...

Kelenic HR, 2 doubles lead Mariners over Royals 7-1

Sep. 19, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Jarred Kelenic homered, doubled twice and wrapped up his impressive series, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Sunday. Kelenic also walked and scored twice as the Mariners remained four games behind Toronto for...

AL wild-card leading Red Sox rally past O's 8-6

Sep. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kiké Hernández’s game-tying RBI single caromed off the second-base bag and into shallow center field, sparking a three-run, seventh-inning rally that carried the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox to an 8-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles Sunday and a sweep of their...

Berríos tops old team, Blue Jays increase lead, beat Twins

Sep. 19, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays increased their lead in the playoff race by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday. Toronto now leads the New...