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LEADING OFF: Means back after no-no, Voit returns to Yanks

May. 11, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MEANS STREAK? Orioles ace John Means got five days of rest following his no-hitter last week against Seattle, and now he'll try to match Johnny Vander Meer's record with a...

Giants come through in the pinch, beat Rangers 3-1

May. 11, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mauricio Dubon broke a seventh-inning tie with a two-out, pinch-hit single, Alex Wood won for the fourth time in five starts and the San Francisco Giants beat the Texas Rangers 3-1 on Monday night. Brandon Belt hit his eighth home run and Mike...

Walsh's big night helps Angels rally for 5-4 win over Astros

May. 11, 2021 00:46 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jared Walsh had another big game Monday night in what has become his breakout season with the Los Angeles Angels. Walsh homered and matched a career high with four hits, Justin Upton also connected and the Los Angeles Angels rallied in the sixth inning...

LEADING OFF: Means back after no-no, Voit returns to Yanks

May. 11, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: ___ MEANS STREAK? Orioles ace John Means got five days of rest following his no-hitter last week against Seattle, and now he'll try to match Johnny Vander Meer's record with a...

Mullins' bizarre triple helps O's beat Red Sox 4-1

May. 10, 2021 22:57 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins raced around the bases for a bizarre bloop triple, Trey Mancini hit a go-ahead solo homer and the Baltimore Orioles four-hit the Boston Red Sox for a 4-1 victory Monday night. The Orioles had dropped their first six games at Camden Yards...

Baker, other governors to talk vaccine efforts with Biden

May. 10, 2021 18:28 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Massachusetts Gov. Charlie Baker is planning to join a group of governors to meet with President Joe Biden on Tuesday to discuss ongoing efforts to vaccinate as many people as possible to continue the fight against COVID-19. “It’s basically to talk...

Pujols cut, Cabrera struggling and Verlander still sidelined

May. 10, 2021 03:06 AM EDT

A decade ago, Albert Pujols won his second World Series title with the St. Louis Cardinals. That same year, Justin Verlander was the American League MVP, and Miguel Cabrera won his first of three straight batting titles — the latter two would be accompanied by MVP honors of his own. ...

LEADING OFF: Mets expect deGrom update, Devers swats O's

May. 10, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ HOLDING THEIR BREATH The streaking New York Mets anticipate an injury update on Jacob deGrom after the ace pitcher was scheduled for an MRI. The...

Shohei Ohtani making history with 2-way success for Angels

May. 10, 2021 02:46 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The only weakness in Shohei Ohtani's incredible two-way game these days is his control, and it's bugging the Los Angeles Angels' star. Although Ohtani is off to a superb start to a season with no analogue in the past baseball century, he has...

Walsh's 2-run double propels Angels to 2-1 win over Dodgers

May. 09, 2021 20:59 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jared Walsh hit a two-run double in the third inning and the Los Angeles Angels held on for a 2-1 victory Sunday over the slumping Los Angeles Dodgers. After the Dodgers struck first in the third on Chris Taylor's two-out RBI single, the Angels...