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LEADING OFF: Trevor Bauer back on bump for Cleveland

Sep. 21, 2018 2:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BACK ON THE BUMP Trevor Bauer returns to the mound for AL Central champion Cleveland when the Indians host Boston in a potential playoff preview. Bauer has been sidelined with a broken right leg since he was struck by a line drive off the bat of White Sox...

Red Sox clinch 3rd straight AL East title with win at Yanks

Sep. 21, 2018 1:53 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Sitting on Alex Cora's desk in the visiting manager's office at Yankee Stadium were two bottles of chilled champagne and a handwritten note congratulating him. After waiting a few days, the Boston Red Sox finally got to break out the bubbly in the Bronx. Mookie Betts and the Red Sox won...

Voit gives Yankees pair of home run records on 1 swing

Sep. 21, 2018 1:48 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Luke Voit and the New York Yankees set two home run records with one swing of the bat. The brawny first baseman hit a two-run shot to straightaway center field in the second inning Thursday night against Boston, giving the Yankees a major league-record 12 players with at least 10 home runs...

Gallagher helps Canadiens beat Capitals 5-2 in Quebec City

Sep. 21, 2018 1:22 AM EDT

QUEBEC CITY (AP) — Brendan Gallagher had a goal and an assist to help the Montreal Canadiens beat the Stanley Cup champion Washington Capitals 5-2 on Thursday night at the Videotron Centre. Michael Chaput, Jacob de la Rose, Artturi Lehkonen and Rinat Valiev also scored for Montreal, and Charlie Lindgren...

Davidson's 11th-inning single sends Sox past Indians 5-4

Sep. 21, 2018 12:42 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Chicago White Sox finally found a way to win at Progressive Field. Matt Davidson hit a run-scoring single with two out in the 11th inning to lift the White Sox to a 5-4 win over the Indians on Thursday night, Chicago's first victory at Cleveland this season. The White Sox were...

Lobaton's sacrifice fly lifts Mets past Nationals in 12

Sep. 21, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — As Mickey Callaway's first season as manager of the New York Mets winds to an end, he's receiving more chances to see the club's young pitchers in key spots out of the bullpen. He had to be pleased with how they fared late in a 5-4 victory over the Washington Nationals on Thursday night....

Braves top Phillies 8-3, move closer to clinching division

Sep. 21, 2018 12:18 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves moved closer to the playoffs by taking an important win over their closest pursuer. Even better, some players who could play key roles on Atlanta's postseason roster looked playoff-ready. Luca Duda's pinch-hit double drove in the go-ahead run in the seventh, and the Braves...

Stewart had 2 homers, 6 RBIs as Tigers beat Royals 11-8

Sep. 20, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Detroit Tigers manager Ron Gardenhire watched Christin Stewart put on a show in batting practice and thought his rookie slugger might have a big night. Gardenhire got even more than he expected. Stewart hit his first career homer in the first inning, hit another home run in the second inning...

Justin Smoak lifts Blue Jays past Rays with walk-off shot

Sep. 20, 2018 11:39 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Tampa Bay's stirring September run took a sudden sour turn in Toronto. Justin Smoak homered with two outs in the ninth inning to give the Blue Jays a 9-8 victory over the Rays on Thursday night, dealing a blow to Tampa Bay's wild-card playoff hopes. "This one definitely puts us in a very...

Magic already excited by LeBron's offseason impact on Lakers

Sep. 20, 2018 11:27 PM EDT

EL SEGUNDO, Calif. (AP) — Magic Johnson can already see LeBron James' impact on the young Los Angeles Lakers before they've even had a regular practice together. After just a few weeks of unusually competitive offseason scrimmages, the Lakers' basketball boss can't wait to see how James' leadership will...