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Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

Sep. 20, 2019 11:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuña Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated the Giants from postseason contention in Bruce Bochy's last year as San Francisco manager. Acuña scored three runs...

Torres tumbles, AL East champ Yankees fall to Blue Jays 4-3

Sep. 20, 2019 11:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star second baseman Gleyber Torres tumbled so awkwardly , so hard, so suddenly, it prompted an audible gasp from the packed crowd at Yankee Stadium. Now the AL East champions can only wait for a prognosis as they prepare for the playoffs. Torres was hurt when his legs buckled while...

Cavan Biggio hit for cycle, just like dad Craig

Sep. 18, 2019 12:37 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, just like his dad. Biggio homered in the third inning, singled in the sixth, doubled in the eighth and tripled in the ninth to boost the Toronto Blue Jays over the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night. The rookie drove in four runs and scored three times....

Betances, Montgomery make season debuts in Yanks' loss

Sep. 15, 2019 5:33 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Dellin Betances made his season debut for the Yankees, strengthening an already top bullpen. Jordan Montgomery returned, too, though he likely is tuning up for next season. Betances faced two batters and struck out both Sunday in a 6-4 loss to the Toronto Blue Jays that ended a 10-game road...

Tellez homers, Toronto beats Boston to end 7-game skid

Sep. 11, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Rowdy Tellez snapped the Toronto Blue Jays out of their longest losing streak of the season with another big home run against Boston. Tellez hit a two-run homer, Cavan Biggio and Reese McGuire added solo shots and the Blue Jays snapped a seven-game slide with a 4-3 win over the Red Sox on...

Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

Sep. 11, 2019 12:02 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker Buehler to beat the Baltimore Orioles 7-3 on Tuesday night. After the final out, the first team to clinch a...

Verlander pitches 3rd career no-hitter, Astros beat Jays 2-0

Sep. 1, 2019 9:16 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Justin Verlander took the mound for the ninth inning, fully aware of the no-hitters he finished — and his near misses, too. Zeroed in, he wouldn't be denied this time. Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston...

Biggio homers, drives in 3 as Blue Jays beat Astros 6-4

Aug. 31, 2019 7:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio knows his Hall of Fame father is going to face a struggle every time his son's team meets the Houston Astros. Biggio and Teoscar Hernandez each hit a two-run home run, Clay Buchholz pitched into the sixth inning to win for the first time in more than a year, and...

Donaldson hitless in Toronto return as Jays top Braves 3-1

Aug. 27, 2019 11:29 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — When Josh Donaldson strode to the plate with the bases loaded and two out in the seventh inning, Atlanta Braves teammate Freddie Freeman figured he was about to witness something special. "I thought he was going to hit a grand slam," Freeman said. "It was the perfect setting." Instead,...

M's Gonzales earns career-best 14th win, 3-1 over Blue Jays

Aug. 25, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Marco Gonazles sent flocks of Blue Jays fans back north of the border with a sour taste in their mouths. Gonzales pitched three-hit ball over seven innings to get his career-best 14th win, Dylan Moore hit a solo homer and the Seattle Mariners beat Toronto 3-1 Sunday. "Marco brought his...