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Voit homers twice to lead Yankees over Angels 7-5

Apr. 24, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yankees slugger Luke Voit showed last season what an unproven player can gain when injuries create opportunities for playing time. With New York depleted almost beyond recognition, Mike Ford and the rest of this year's injury replacements are seizing their moment. Voit homered twice...

Chapman, Piscotty lead A's offense in 11-5 win over Rangers

Apr. 24, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas didn't have much success trying to pump his fastball past Texas' hitters early and spent most of the game working through traffic. Montas calmed down enough to work out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the fourth, just before Oakland broke out for its...

Corbin, Robles lead Nationals to 6-3 win over Rockies

Apr. 24, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Patrick Corbin didn't let an early mistake define his latest outing at Coors Field. Corbin recovered from giving a homer in the second pitch six strong innings, Victor Robles hit a three-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Tuesday night. "I knew two runs...

Sale remains winless as Tigers sweep Red Sox 7-4, 4-2

Apr. 24, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale remained winless and frustrated, but at least he saw a slight improvement. That was about the closest thing to good news for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. Sale struck out 10, but it wasn't enough as Detroit beat Boston 7-4 to start the Tigers' first doubleheader sweep at Fenway...

Quintana pitches 7 strong, Báez jukes, Cubs beat Dodgers 7-2

Apr. 24, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — José Quintana was the star of the show. Even better than Javier Báez's dance around David Freese. Quintana pitched seven crisp innings in his third straight win, and the Chicago Cubs used a fast start to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Tuesday night. "He was once again on top...

Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6

Apr. 24, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — If the lengthy first-inning video tribute of his Toronto Blue Jays highlights didn't convince the home fans of Kevin Pillar's value, he wasted no time in adding a reminder. Making his first appearance against the team that traded him away on April 2, the San Francisco center fielder opened...

DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3

Apr. 23, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong wanted another chance against Milwaukee reliever Alex Wilson. He made the most of it. DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night. DeJong took...

Beeks comes in, pitches Rays over sliding Royals 5-2

Apr. 23, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have quickly recovered from getting swept by Boston Red Sox. Jalen Beeks took over from opener Ryne Stanek in the second inning and struck out seven in 4 2/3 shutout innings, Mike Zunino homered for the second straight game and the Rays beat Kansas City 5-2...

Dyson's dive gets run on review, D-backs beat Pirates 2-1

Apr. 23, 2019 11:22 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jarrod Dyson watched the ball hit the dirt and bolted for home, an impressive read by the veteran speedster. He saw the play at plate better than some, too. Dyson slid around catcher Francisco Cervelli and signaled that he was safe, but he was only credited with the go-ahead run after a...

Carrasco injures left leg in Indians' 3-1 loss to Marlins

Apr. 23, 2019 10:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians' powerful pitching is suddenly problematic. Carlos Carrasco was pulled after four innings with an injured left leg and Miami quickly jumped on his replacement for three runs as the Marlins beat Cleveland 3-1 for their second road win Tuesday night. Carrasco, who was coming off...