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LEADING OFF: Yanks try to clinch AL East, Cards-Cubs rivalry

Sep. 19, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: SO CLOSE The Yankees can clinch their first AL East title since 2012 with a win over the Angels in the Bronx. New York pushed back J.A. Happ's scheduled start by a day and will throw Masahiro Tanaka (10-8, 4.60 ERA) against Los Angeles. The Yankees' magic number...

Iglesias' double in 10th leads Reds past Cubs 3-2

Sep. 19, 2019 1:19 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The improving Cincinnati Reds' pitching staff cooled off the previously surging Chicago Cubs' offense. José Iglesias had an RBI double in the 10th inning and five Cincinnati pitchers combined for a four-hitter as the Reds recorded their second straight win over playoff-contending...

Wainwright, Fowler, St. Louis top Nats 5-1; Cards-Cubs next

Sep. 18, 2019 5:55 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright has pitched in his share of big games throughout a distinguished career. Taking the mound against an ace in a matchup with postseason implications, he delivered once more. Wainwright put on another sharp performance to top Max Scherzer, right fielder Dexter Fowler made a...

Moustakas, Grandal homer, Brewers beat Cardinals 5-2

Sep. 14, 2019 11:28 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Yasmani Grandal is making the most out of his consistent playing time. Mike Moustakas and Grandal homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Saturday night. Milwaukee moved four games behind St. Louis for the National League Central lead. The Brewers remained...

Goldschmidt help Cardinals beat Brewers 10-0

Sep. 14, 2019 12:31 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt had one of the best games of his career at an opportune time for the St. Louis Cardinals. Goldschmidt hit a grand slam and a three-run homer to back Adam Wainwright, who pitched six innings of two-hit ball as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 10-0 on...

Flaherty dazzles again, Cardinals drop Pirates 2-0

Sep. 8, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jack Flaherty always had the tools. Figuring out how to put them together has been the challenge for the 23-year-old pitcher since the former first-round pick arrived in St. Louis two years ago. While Flaherty is sketchy on specifics about what what exactly he changed heading into the...

LEADING OFF: Braves streaking, Harper hurting, Arizona rolls

Sep. 8, 2019 3:37 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOME OF THE BRAVES Josh Donaldson and the Atlanta Braves have won nine in a row, their best string since 2014. The NL East leaders also have taken 13 straight at SunTrust Park. Donaldson hit his 36th home run in a 5-4 win over Washington on Saturday night. He...

Ozuna leads Wainwright, Cardinals over Pirates 10-1

Sep. 7, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Marcell Ozuna knew he found something in the first inning. He battled for eight pitches before getting ahold of a fastball, only to see it fly right to Pirates left fielder Bryan Reynolds. The next time up, Ozuna put it all together. He hit a three-run homer to break out of his slump, and...

Flaherty gem, DeJong fluke hit lift Cards over Giants 1-0

Sep. 3, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — St. Louis manager Mike Shildt tried to find the right words to describe Jack Flaherty's one-hit effort over eight innings. "He was stellar. He was impressive," Shildt said. "You can throw a lot of superlatives out there about his performance." Flaherty dazzled in another dominant...

Wainwright leads surging Cardinals to 3-1 win over Giants

Sep. 2, 2019 6:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright decided to go to the tape. The St. Louis right-hander studied a few of his past performances in an effort to regain some of the aggression from earlier in his career. It worked perfectly for the 38-year-old veteran. Wainwright tossed seven scoreless innings and Kolten Wong...