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Maddon protests loss vs. Nats over Doolittle's delivery

May. 19, 2019 10:56 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Cubs manager Joe Maddon said he was seeking fairness when he questioned the legality of Washington Nationals closer Sean Doolittle's delivery in the ninth inning Saturday night and ultimately protested the game. That wasn't Doolittle's interpretation. "He's not trying to do anything other...

Cron, Schoop homer twice in Twins 18-4 rout of Mariners

May. 19, 2019 3:06 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' offense has been rolling all season. They had their best game yet Saturday night against the Seattle Mariners. C.J. Cron and Jonathan Schoop each hit two home runs and Byron Buxton had a grand slam as the Twins cruised to an 18-4 victory. Miguel Sano also homered for the...

Sandoval, Belt homer in Giants' win over D'backs

May. 19, 2019 2:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — His pitching line didn't completely indicate it, but Madison Bumgarner couldn't have felt better on the mound Saturday night. It helped that his San Francisco Giants teammates provided plenty of run support. Bumgarner allowed four runs and five hits with six strikeouts in 6 1/3 innings in...

Green, Warriors beat Blazers for 3-0 lead in West finals

May. 19, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — With Kevin Durant out, Draymond Green has taken it upon himself to boost Golden State. And boy, has he. Green had 20 points, 13 rebounds and 12 assists, and the Warriors beat the Portland Trail Blazers 110-99 on Saturday night for a 3-0 lead in the Western Conference finals. Green had...

Trout hits milestone homer to lead Angels over Royals 6-3

May. 19, 2019 2:07 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Mike Trout's 250th home run was memorable in more ways than one. Trout's solo shot to left-center off traveled 473 feet and made him the sixth AL player to reach 250 homers before his 28th birthday as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Kansas City Royals 6-3 on Saturday night. The...

Freeman's HR lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Brewers in 10th

May. 19, 2019 12:06 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman marveled at Austin Riley's continued hot start and then showed the new kid how to end a game with flair. Freeman led off the 10th inning with a home run into the right-field seats , lifting the Atlanta Braves to a 4-3 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The...

Astros start fast; beat Red Sox 7-3 for 10th straight win

May. 18, 2019 11:48 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros are sending an early message to the rest of baseball. They're playing and sounding like they're the best. Tyler White's two-run double capped a five-run first inning, Josh Reddick hit a solo homer and the Astros kept rolling, beating the Boston Red Sox 7-3 Saturday night...

Cardinals get 1st win over Rangers since 2011 World Series

May. 18, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Matt Carpenter almost homered and almost got picked off in the same decisive inning that pushed the St. Louis Cardinals to their first victory over Texas since the 2011 World Series. Carpenter was initially given a two-run homer in the fifth inning after his opposite-field shot that...

Giants' Cueto hoping to return in September

May. 18, 2019 9:01 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — San Francisco Giants right-hander Johnny Cueto threw a bullpen session Saturday, and the team was encouraged enough for manager Bruce Bochy to say the club hopes Cueto can return toward the end of this season. Cueto, who had major elbow surgery last August, was 18-5 in 2016 and selected to...

Harper's bat, Nola's arm lead Phillies past Rockies 2-1

May. 18, 2019 8:59 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Bryce Harper delivered a powerful swing and Aaron Nola provided the punchouts. Harper homered over the batter's eye in center field, Nola tied his career high with 12 strikeouts while pitching into the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies defeated the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on...