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Wood, Giants beat slumping Padres 1-0 after overturned call

Aug. 09, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Not all the San Francisco Giants were convinced they had nailed Brandon Drury at the plate, although they were certain of one thing — catcher Joey Bart made one heck of a pick and tag to deny the San Diego Padres what would have been the tying run. Alex Wood...

Former big league slugger Dietrich suspended for 50 games

Aug. 05, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big league slugger Derek Dietrich has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a stimulant. Dietrich, 33, is on the roster of the New York Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He last appeared in the majors with Texas in 2020. ...

Rangers introduce Rocker same day that 2 past No. 1s debut

Aug. 04, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kumar Rocker will spend a few more days around the Texas Rangers before going to Arizona, where the third overall draft pick is expected to make his organizational debut in the fall instructional league. “Getting through this process is the starting...

DeGrom dazzles in return, bullpen costs Mets in loss to Nats

Aug. 03, 2022 04:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nerves lasted longer than usual for Jacob deGrom. He was perfectly fine with that after waiting so long to get back on the mound. Making his first major league start in more than a year, deGrom looked almost back to his Cy Young Award self. He allowed one run...

Trade deadline recap: Soto to Padres; Phillies, Twins add

Aug. 03, 2022 03:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Juan Soto is joining Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in San Diego. Jorge López, Michael Fulmer and Tyler Mahle are going to Minnesota. Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson and Brandon Marsh are heading to Philadelphia, and Joey Gallo is looking for a fresh start with the Los...

As Vin Scully's death announced, Dodgers beat Giants 9-5

Aug. 03, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a game played as Vin Scully's death was announced by the Dodgers, Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night behind Mookie Betts' 24th home run and three RBIs. The Giants played a tribute on their video board after the final out at Oracle...

Juan Soto traded to Padres; Nationals get big prospect haul

Aug. 03, 2022 01:27 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — The San Diego Padres left no doubt about their desired destination when they added superstar Juan Soto to a lineup anchored by All-Star Manny Machado and about to welcome back flashy Fernando Tatis Jr. Deep into October. Maybe even November. General...

Mets get Ruf from Giants, Givens from Cubs before deadline

Aug. 03, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Determined to keep their top minor league prospects, the New York Mets made incremental upgrades to the lineup and bullpen at the trade deadline. Without a big splash, they hope that's enough to sink Atlanta in the NL East. The first-place Mets...

Devers homers in return from IL as Boston downs Astros 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is feeling good about his team with Rafael Devers healthy and back in the lineup and the recent additions of Eric Hosmer and Tommy Pham. Devers homered with two RBIs in his return from the injured list to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1...

Wainwright, reunited with Molina, hurls Cards past Cubs 6-0

Aug. 03, 2022 00:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven spotless innings with longtime catcher Yadier Molina back behind the plate, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Chicago Cubs 6-0 on Tuesday night. Paul Goldschmidt homered and drove in three runs to lead the St. Louis offense. Dylan...