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Ashcraft goes 8, Reds beat Giants 4-2 to halt 7-game skid

Jun. 25, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Rookie right-hander Graham Ashcraft bounced back from two poor starts, pitching a career-high eight innings to help the Cincinnati Reds stop their seven-game losing streak Friday night with a 4-2 victory over the San Francisco Giants. Nick Senzel drove in two...

Padres win on Austin Nola's RBI single off brother Aaron

Jun. 25, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Nola lofted an opposite-field RBI single to right off his younger brother Aaron, turned toward the San Diego Padres' dugout and raised his right fist. That was the extent of the emotion in the brotherly showdown. Aaron Nola went right back to...

Mariners hold off Angels despite another Trout home run

Jun. 25, 2022 01:28 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Julio Rodríguez homered and scored twice, Eugenio Suárez had three hits and an RBI, and Seattle defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-3 Friday night despite Mike Trout's sixth home run against the Mariners this season. Jesse Winker also had four hits as Seattle...

Shhh! Detroit's Báez quiets fan with grand slam in Arizona

Jun. 25, 2022 01:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — An Arizona fan in the front row talked trash to Javier Báez as he stood in the on-deck circle. He kept it going as the Detroit shortstop stepped to the plate. Huge mistake. Báez hit a grand slam to quiet a heckler in the front row and homer for the...

Kirk homers again as Blue Jays roll past Brewers, 9-4

Jun. 25, 2022 00:49 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Alejandro Kirk didn't even need to play a full game to continue cementing his status as one of baseball's best hitting catchers. Kirk went 4 for 4 and homered for the third straight game before leaving with a bruised left hand in the seventh inning of the Toronto...

Bell big for Nationals in return home in a 2-1 win at Texas

Jun. 25, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Bell was already feeling good at the plate, and it felt really nice to keep hitting in his return home to Texas. Bell hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and also had a triple and double while scoring Washington's only other run, as the...

Voth, bullpen combine on 1-hitter as Orioles beat White Sox

Jun. 25, 2022 00:23 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Austin Voth and four relievers combined on a one-hitter, Jorge Mateo had a heated exchange with White Sox starter Michael Kopech after getting nailed by a pitch and the Baltimore Orioles beat Chicago 4-1 on Friday night. Voth, normally a reliever, went three innings...

Hendricks carries shutout into 8th, Cubs blank Cardinals 3-0

Jun. 25, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Nico Hoerner homered to help the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Ian Happ also drove in a run for Chicago, which has won two of three. Hendricks (3-6)...

Turner homers, Dodgers stop Braves 4-1 in Freeman's return

Jun. 24, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman was smiling after his long, emotional day. At the end of a night that included a lot of tears, Freeman was happy because he felt good about showing his appreciation to Atlanta fans — and playing well for his new Los Angeles team. Trea...

Arroyo has three RBIs in return, Red Sox beat Guardians 6-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Christian Arroyo hit a two-run homer in the seventh and had three RBIs in his return from the COVID-19 injured list, powering the surging Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Friday night. Arroyo’s go-ahead homer to left-center off...