Latest Luke Weaver News

Giants earn 103rd win to tie third-most wins in team history

Sep. 29, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The San Francisco Giants keep finding ways to win key games as more players go down injured, still chasing a coveted NL West crown. Wilmer Flores hit a go-ahead, bases-loaded single in San Francisco's four-run sixth inning, Brandon Crawford added an...

Seager 2 HRs, Urías, Dodgers win 100th, keep pace in NL West

Sep. 26, 2021 20:27 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The dominant Dodgers rolled to win No. 100 of the season on Sunday afternoon with a mix that's served them well all season: terrific starting pitching, a few long homers and a shutdown bullpen. It still might not be enough to catch the San Francisco...

Braves power to 6-1 win over D-backs, maintain NL East lead

Sep. 22, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Austin Riley wasn't sure he belonged in the big leagues back in 2019. These days, he's one of the best in the business. Riley launched his 30th homer of the season, Ozzie Albies added another two-run shot and the Atlanta Braves held their NL East lead by...

Braves ride big 5th inning to win, extend NL East lead

Sep. 21, 2021 02:01 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Austin Riley was smacking baseballs all around Chase Field on Monday night. Adam Duvall hit one so hard it left the yard by a long, long way. The Atlanta Braves have ridden the ups and downs of a playoff race for weeks now. It's safe to say this was...

Dodgers clinch postseason berth in 8-4 win over D-backs

Sep. 15, 2021 02:26 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Dodgers are chasing the San Francisco Giants in the NL West. They caught their rival in one big way by becoming the second team in the majors to clinch a postseason berth. Max Muncy, Trea Turner and Will Smith homered in an...

Kershaw strikes out 5 in return, Dodgers beat D-backs 5-1

Sep. 14, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — With three weeks to go in the regular season and the Los Angeles Dodgers locked in a tight pennant race, Clayton Kershaw is back just in time. Kershaw struck out five in his first start since July 3 and the Dodgers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on...

Lowe helps power Rangers sweep past Diamondbacks 8-5

Sep. 08, 2021 20:45 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Nathaniel Lowe didn’t want to steal the thunder from his brother Josh’s big day. Lowe had three hits and missed a cycle by a home run as the Texas Rangers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 8-5 Wednesday to match a season high with their fourth straight...

Rangers win 3rd straight, beat Diamondbacks 3-1

Sep. 08, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Jordan Lyles pitched seven smooth innings in relief, Jason Martin hit a two-run single and the Texas Rangers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 3-1 on Tuesday night. It's a rare three-game winning streak for the last-place Rangers. They'll try to tie their...

Diamondbacks pound Darvish with 6-run 3rd, beat Padres 8-3

Sep. 01, 2021 20:32 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — After 3 1/2 long months, Luke Weaver was very glad to be back on the mound. And even on the base paths. “I was battling a little of that nervous energy this morning,” the Arizona right-hander said after he pitched six innings in the Diamondbacks’...

Snell pulled after 7 no-hit innings, Padres beat D-backs 3-0

Sep. 01, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Blake Snell blew through seven no-hit innings, making things tough on the Arizona batters — and his own manager. San Diego skipper Jayce Tingler pulled Snell after 107 pitches with a no-hitter in progress, and the Diamondbacks broke up the bid in the...