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Pirates claim outfielder Greg Allen off waivers from Yankees

Nov. 05, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates have claimed outfielder Greg Allen off waivers from the New York Yankees, adding him to a wide-open outfield mix for 2022. Allen hit .270 with four doubles, a triple, two RBI and five stolen bases in 15 games with New York in...

Pirates see signs of progress amid another dismal finish

Oct. 04, 2021 13:18 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Derek Shelton believes the Pittsburgh Pirates are already winning in the clubhouse. “I’m really proud of the culture we’ve created here,” Shelton said after his second year as manager ended the same as the first, with Pittsburgh a distant fifth...

Akin wins consecutive starts, leads Orioles past Jays 4-2

Aug. 31, 2021 22:56 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Keegan Akin allowed one run through five innings and won consecutive starts for the first time, Ramón Urías hit a go-ahead double in the sixth inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-2 Tuesday night. Akin (2-8) allowed two hits,...

Mets' Báez bolts out of doghouse with apology, winning run

Aug. 31, 2021 22:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Báez apologized for running his mouth, then sprinted right back into the good graces of Mets fans. Báez bolted from first to home for the winning run in the ninth inning of a 6-5 win over the Miami Marlins on Tuesday, hours after he and...

Reduced expansion for MLB with fewer September call-ups

Aug. 31, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — This used to be the time of the season when MLB clubhouses and dugouts would get really crowded with the influx of September call-ups. There would be plenty of roster reinforcements for contending teams, including extra pitchers and a few more...

Perez on a home run tear for rebuilding Royals

Aug. 30, 2021 02:27 AM EDT

The major league leader in home runs is a pitcher, and he needs no introduction. The guy in second place is a catcher — and that's pretty remarkable in its own right. Kansas City's Salvador Perez has been on an extended tear since the All-Star...