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Mariners to start playoffs on road, Haggerty hurts leg

Oct. 04, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will start their first playoff trip in two decades on the road after a costly 4-3 loss Monday night to the Detroit Tigers, who got a two-run homer from Javier Báez. Sam Haggerty singled with two outs in the ninth inning and hurt his left groin...

Blue Jays earn top wild card, beat Os 5-1 as Guerrero homers

Oct. 04, 2022 00:53 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 32nd homer and the Toronto Blue Jays earned the top seed for an American League wild card series with a 5-1 rain-shortened victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Monday night. Play was halted by rain with Toronto batting with two outs...

Judge still at 61 HRs, Severino 7 no-hit innings for Yanks

Oct. 03, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Aaron Judge is down to three more games to try to get his 62nd home run for the New York Yankees, Luis Severino was nearly perfect in a promising final start before the playoffs. Severino faced the minimum 21 batters with one walk while pitching seven...

Rays lose 4-3 to Red Sox, move closer to 6th playoff seed

Oct. 03, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Tyler Glasnow gave playoff-bound Tampa Bay a short but strong start in his second outing since Tommy John surgery last year, but the Boston Red Sox rallied against the bullpen for a 4-3 victory on Monday night, extending the Rays' skid to four games. Boston pushed...

Cavs forward Mobley out at least 2 weeks with sprained ankle

Oct. 03, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cavaliers starting forward Evan Mobley will miss time with a sprained right ankle suffered during practice, an injury that could sideline him for the start of the regular season in two weeks. Mobley injured his ankle during a workout on Saturday. The team said...

Brown, Tatum, 3-point shooting leads Celtics past Hornets

Oct. 03, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Jaylen Brown scored 24 points and Jayson Tatum added 16 on Sunday as the defending Eastern Conference champion Boston Celtics opened under new coach Joe Mazzulla with a preseason 134-93 victory over the Charlotte Hornets. Sam Hauser finished with 14 points for Boston,...

Yanks' Judge heads on road still at 61 homers; 4 games left

Oct. 02, 2022 21:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Fans filled Yankee Stadium hoping for The Moment that never came. Aaron Judge must go on the road to break the American League home run record, remaining tied with Roger Maris at 61 after going homerless in a three-game series against the Baltimore Orioles that...

Robbie Ray gives up 3 HRs as Athletics topple Mariners 10-3

Oct. 02, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While the Seattle Mariners' top task all along was just getting into the postseason, playing home games in the wild-card round was a very close second. Accomplishing that will now take some significant help from others following Seattle's 10-3 loss to the Oakland...

Hernández homers twice, Jays win 9th straight over Red Sox

Oct. 02, 2022 17:46 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández hit two home runs, Whit Merrifield also connected and the Toronto Blue Jays edged closer to clinching home-field advantage in the wild-card round by beating the Boston Red Sox 6-3 Sunday. “Guys are hungry not just to get to the playoffs but to...

Tigers beat young Woods Richardson, sloppy Twins 5-2

Oct. 02, 2022 16:40 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Eric Haase and Victor Reyes homered and the Detroit Tigers took advantage of Minnesota’s sloppy play, beating touted pitching prospect Simeon Woods Richardson and the Twins 5-2 Sunday. Woods Richardson made his big league debut five days after turning 22 years old,...