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LEADING OFF: Carpenter's HR binge, deGrom vs Yanks at night

Jul. 22, 2018 2:26 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: POWER SURGE Matt Carpenter tries to homer in his seventh straight game when the Cardinals complete a five-game series against the rival Cubs at Wrigley Field. The teams split a day-night doubleheader Saturday and Carpenter homered in both ends — even...

Lucroy's hit in 11th inning sends A's past Giants 4-3

Jul. 22, 2018 2:23 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — On a day when they made a trade to strengthen the back of their bullpen, the Oakland Athletics overcame their All-Star closer's fourth blown save and kept their late-inning magic going. In front of the largest crowd to watch a baseball game at the Coliseum, no less. Jonathan Lucroy...

Timbers tie Impact 2-2, increase MLS unbeaten streak to 13

Jul. 22, 2018 2:03 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — Portland's Diego Valeri scored the lone second-half goal and the Timbers tied the Montreal Impact 2-2 on Saturday night to increase their MLS unbeaten streak to 13 games. Saphir Taider and Matteo Mancosu scored for Montreal in the first half. Portland's Samuel Armenteros had his...

Serna pulls Rapids to a 2-2 tie against Real Salt Lake

Jul. 22, 2018 1:39 AM EDT

SALT LAKE CITY (AP) — Dillon Serna's goal at the 88th minute lifted Colorado to a 2-2 tie against Real Salt Lake on Saturday in a match delayed 45 minutes by rain and lightning. Serna entered the game at the 85th minute and replaced Kortne Ford. Shortly thereafter, Colorado's Edgar Castillo put together a...

Dylan Covey tosses gem as White Sox beat Mariners 5-0

Jul. 22, 2018 1:37 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The past month on the mound for Chicago's Dylan Covey was mostly forgettable. Lots of hits. Lots of runs allowed. Very little success. All of which made his performance on Saturday night stunning, allowing two hits in 8 1/3 innings in the White Sox's 5-0 victory over the Seattle Mariners. In...

Carpenter homers in 6th straight, Cards top Cubs for split

Jul. 22, 2018 12:59 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Matt Carpenter has a garden in his backyard that was planted by teammate Adam Wainwright. The infielder is using the fresh ingredients to make his own salsa, and he brought some on St. Louis' road trip for the first time. Apparently, it's one potent mixture. Carpenter homered for the sixth...

Murphy's homer in 8th lifts Rockies past Diamondbacks 6-5

Jul. 22, 2018 12:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Tom Murphy went almost two years between major-league home runs, but his first of the season came at the perfect time. Murphy's two-out, pinch-hit solo home run in the eighth inning was the big hit in the Colorado Rockies' 6-5 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Saturday night. The Rockies...

Alonso, Carrasco lead Indians to 16-3 win over Rangers

Jul. 22, 2018 12:40 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Bartolo Colon's third attempt at making major league history ended unsuccessfully again when his pitchers' duel with Carlos Carrasco became one-sided in the fifth inning. Yonder Alonso homered twice, Carrasco pitched into the seventh inning, and the Cleveland Indians scored in each...

Yelich, Brewers get to Kershaw in 4-2 win over Dodgers

Jul. 22, 2018 12:27 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — A three-run sixth inning for the struggling Milwaukee Brewers against Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw set up reliever Josh Hader's return to the mound following an emotional week. The embattled, contrite reliever received a warm ovation from the crowd. The Brewers finally ended up getting a...

Yealimi Noh beats Alexa Pano 4 in US Girls' Junior final

Jul. 22, 2018 12:21 AM EDT

PEBBLE BEACH, Calif. (AP) — Yealimi Noh beat Alexa Pano 4 and 3 on Saturday in the U.S. Girls' Junior title match to cap a long day at Poppy Hills. The 16-year-old Noh, from Concord, California, reached the final in the morning with a 3-and-2 victory over Gina Kim of Chapel Hill, North Carolina, in the...