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Indians pound out 14 hits, Quantrill cruises past Twins 12-3

Sep. 15, 2021 23:42 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cal Quantrill was cruising until a five-run seventh inning by his Cleveland teammates extended his stay in the dugout while waiting to return to the mound in Minnesota for the bottom of the frame. This was well worth the wait. ...

Triston McKenzie, Indians take 1st game; Twins gain DH split

Sep. 14, 2021 23:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Triston McKenzie was sent to Triple-A four times this season, as the lanky 24-year-old worked through some early struggles. Now Cleveland has another budding star pitcher, turning in one stellar start after another. McKenzie...

Judge, Sánchez rally Yanks from 5-run deficit over Twins 6-5

Sep. 14, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Down five runs in the third inning with a rookie on the mound, the New York Yankees saw their season spiraling out of control. Aaron Judge and Gary Sánchez revived them with the type of win they had not put together in more than a year. ...

Yanks' Judge feeling better, not sure cause of dizziness

Sep. 13, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A day after coming out of a game in the third inning because of dizziness, Yankees slugger Aaron Judge said he wasn't sure of the cause. Judge hit a tying three-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning as New York rallied to beat the Minnesota Twins...

Twins’ Gant leaves after 12 pitches vs Yanks with abs strain

Sep. 13, 2021 19:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Minnesota Twins starter John Gant lasted just 12 pitches against the New York Yankees on Monday, leaving after straining his lower abdomen. Twins manager Rocco Baldelli said after the Twins' 6-5, 10-inning loss that Gant will go on the injured list. ...

Twins reach New York at 1:30 am after problem with plane

Sep. 13, 2021 13:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Minnesota Twins' charter flight had mechanical problems, forcing the team to change planes. Manager Rocco Baldelli said the Twins arrived at their hotel in New York for their makeup game against the Yankees at about 1:30 a.m. Monday. ...

LEADING OFF: 41-year-old Hill faces 40-year-old Wainwright

Sep. 12, 2021 19:58 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: ___ OLD TIMERS' DAY Mets 41-year-old left-hander Rich Hill is set to face Cardinals 40-year-old righty Adam Wainwright in a showdown of veterans who still got it. Hill (6-6,...

Isbel has go-ahead single in 8th, Royals beat Twins 5-3

Sep. 12, 2021 19:00 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Kyle Isbel drove in the go-ahead run with a single in the eighth inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat the Minnesota Twins 5-3 on Sunday. Adalberto Mondesi homered for the Royals and Whit Merrifield had three hits, including a pair of doubles. ...

Polanco homers twice as Twins hit 5 in 9-2 win over Royals

Sep. 11, 2021 23:22 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit two of Minnesota’s five home runs, Michael Pineda pitched five strong innings in his return to the rotation and the Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 on Saturday night. Byron Buxton homered for the second straight day, and Nick...

Benintendi pushes Royals past Twins in 11th with 2nd homer

Sep. 11, 2021 00:50 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Andrew Benintendi had four hits and two home runs, the last a two-run shot in the 11th to send the Kansas City Royals to a 6-4 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Benintendi had five RBIs in his second multi-homer game of the season in...