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Voit homers twice to lead Yankees over Angels 7-5

Apr. 24, 2019 2:49 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Yankees slugger Luke Voit showed last season what an unproven player can gain when injuries create opportunities for playing time. With New York depleted almost beyond recognition, Mike Ford and the rest of this year's injury replacements are seizing their moment. Voit homered twice...

Chapman, Piscotty lead A's offense in 11-5 win over Rangers

Apr. 24, 2019 2:23 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Athletics pitcher Frankie Montas didn't have much success trying to pump his fastball past Texas' hitters early and spent most of the game working through traffic. Montas calmed down enough to work out of a bases-loaded, no-out jam in the fourth, just before Oakland broke out for its...

Hedges' homer bounces off Smith's glove in Padres' 6-3 win

Apr. 24, 2019 2:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Hedges' unusual two-run home run came with an assist from Mariners center fielder Mallex Smith. Hedges' fly ball to deep center field bounced out of Smith's glove and over the fence, Franmil Reyes homered twice and had three RBIs, and the San Diego Padres beat AL West-leading...

Corbin, Robles lead Nationals to 6-3 win over Rockies

Apr. 24, 2019 1:43 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Patrick Corbin didn't let an early mistake define his latest outing at Coors Field. Corbin recovered from giving a homer in the second pitch six strong innings, Victor Robles hit a three-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Tuesday night. "I knew two runs...

Sale remains winless as Tigers sweep Red Sox 7-4, 4-2

Apr. 24, 2019 12:52 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Chris Sale remained winless and frustrated, but at least he saw a slight improvement. That was about the closest thing to good news for the Boston Red Sox on Tuesday. Sale struck out 10, but it wasn't enough as Detroit beat Boston 7-4 to start the Tigers' first doubleheader sweep at Fenway...

Altuve, Bregman help Astros rally for 10-4 win over Twins

Apr. 24, 2019 12:35 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After losing three straight games following tough first innings by his starters, Houston Astros manager A.J. Hinch thought his team was in for another long night on Tuesday after Wade Miley allowed three runs in the first. But instead, Miley shook off his bad start to get on track and help...

Quintana pitches 7 strong, Báez jukes, Cubs beat Dodgers 7-2

Apr. 24, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — José Quintana was the star of the show. Even better than Javier Báez's dance around David Freese. Quintana pitched seven crisp innings in his third straight win, and the Chicago Cubs used a fast start to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Tuesday night. "He was once again on top...

Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6

Apr. 24, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — If the lengthy first-inning video tribute of his Toronto Blue Jays highlights didn't convince the home fans of Kevin Pillar's value, he wasted no time in adding a reminder. Making his first appearance against the team that traded him away on April 2, the San Francisco center fielder opened...

DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3

Apr. 23, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Paul DeJong wanted another chance against Milwaukee reliever Alex Wilson. He made the most of it. DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night. DeJong took...

Puig's long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6

Apr. 23, 2019 11:37 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Yasiel Puig gave his fans reason to cheer with his first home run for the Reds in Cincinnati. Now he wants a dining recommendation from them. Puig hit a two-run homer in the first inning off the facade of the second deck in left-center field, and the Reds wasted an early lead and then...