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Brewers pitcher Mejía banned 80 games for positive drug test

May. 17, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee pitcher J.C. Mejía was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol, the second Brewers player disciplined this season under Major League Baseball’s drug program. A 25-year-old...

O's Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for drug distribution

May. 17, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey was suspended for 60 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse. The former New York Mets star admitted in February during a trial in federal court to using cocaine in New York and...

Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for distribution of prohibited drug of abuse

May. 17, 2022 16:34 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for distribution of prohibited drug of abuse.

Guardians manager Francona still sidelined with COVID-19

May. 17, 2022 16:02 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians manager Terry Francona missed his fourth consecutive game on Tuesday after testing positive for COVID-19 last week. Francona and most of his coaching staff were forced to return from the team's trip to Chicago and Minnesota after an outbreak in...

Houston RHP Odorizzi stretchered off in Boston, to get MRI

May. 17, 2022 09:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed with a leg injury while running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park field on a stretcher. The team said he had “left lower leg...

LEADING OFF: Detmers tries to match Vander Meer, 3 twinbills

May. 17, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ AND FOR AN ENCORE Reid Detmers has a chance to match Johnny Vander Meer's feat of consecutive no-hitters when he starts for the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers. The...

Sanchez, Lewis lead Twins past Athletics 3-1

May. 17, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gary Sanchez homered, Royce Lewis scored twice and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday night. The Twins followed up a sweep at home against the A’s with a victory in the opener of this series for their first four-game winning streak...

Casali hits 2 HRs, Yaz adds go-ahead HR, Giants beat Rox 7-6

May. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Curt Casali hit two home runs, Mike Yastrzemski delivered a go-ahead homer in the top of the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants pulled out a 7-6 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Ryan McMahon homered for the Rockies, who lost for the 11th straight...

Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

May. 17, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With J.D. Martinez on second after his tiebreaking double and the crowd thinned by a 98-minute rain delay, there were still enough fans in Fenway Park on Monday for a healthy chant of “Re-sign Xander!” “Yeah, I heard it," said Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts,...

Robert powers White Sox past Royals in 10 after Cueto's gem

May. 17, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Luis Robert hit a two-run homer in the 10th inning after Johnny Cueto's impressive Chicago debut, and the White Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 5-3 on Monday night in the opener of a five-game series. Yasmani Grandal also had a two-run shot for the...