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Yastrzemski homers in 12th to lift Giants over Mets 3-2

Jul. 21, 2019 9:21 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Giants general manager Farhan Zaidi acknowledged early Sunday he's keeping an open mind as the July 31 trade deadline approaches and has yet to decide whether his team will be buyers or sellers. Mike Yastrzemski wants Zaidi to keep San Francisco's roster intact. The 28-year-old rookie...

Pujols, Trout homer, Goodwin 2 HRs, Angels beat Mariners 9-3

Jul. 21, 2019 9:04 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Albert Pujols reached another milestone, one that was even better because it came in a win. Pujols sliced a second-inning solo drive into the right field seats for his 648th career homer, helping push his team another game above .500 with a 9-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday....

Paxton stumbles again, Rockies beat Yanks 8-4 to stop slide

Jul. 21, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the talk of an imminent turnaround, James Paxton has not been much of an improvement over Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run for the second straight outing when Charlie Blackmon shook out of a slump with the first of his four hits , starting the...

Wojciechowski starts 1-hitter as Orioles blank Red Sox 5-0

Jul. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It all seemed rather surreal, watching Asher Wojciechowski head into the seventh inning working on a no-hitter. After all, the 30-year-old journeyman hadn't won a major league game since 2017, came in with a 6.49 career ERA and was facing the highest-scoring team in the majors. Alas,...

Reynolds wrap: Rockies drop infielder from roster

Jul. 21, 2019 4:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mark Reynolds was cut by the Colorado Rockies two home runs shy of 300 after hitting .170 with four homers and 20 RBIs in limited at-bats. The 35-year-old infielder returned for his second stint with the Rockies in March, agreeing to a $1 million, one-year deal. He had just 135 at-bats in...

Broncos lack experience behind QB Joe Flacco

Jul. 21, 2019 4:22 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — If Joe Flacco stays healthy, it won't matter that rookie quarterbacks Drew Lock and Brett Rypien are greenhorns and incumbent backup Kevin Hogan has gotten off to a rocky start in Denver this summer. Hogan, who has started just one game in the NFL, back in 2017 for the Cleveland...

Buccaneers sign first-round pick Devin White

Jul. 21, 2019 3:46 PM EDT

TAMPA, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Buccaneers have signed first-round pick Devin White, the fifth overall selection out of LSU. White was the 2018 Butkus Award winner as the nation's top college linebacker and was a first-team All-American. He is expected to be an immediate starter at inside linebacker. The...

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

Jul. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees' winning...

Davis' 2-out, 2-run single in 9th lifts A's over Twins 5-4

Jul. 20, 2019 11:59 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Khris Davis had been a fixture in the cleanup spot for most of the past four seasons, putting together three straight 40-homer, 100-RBI seasons. He hadn't been living up to his usual standards in 2019 and he was slotted into the sixth spot in the batting order the past four games....

Ex-Denver coach Mike Shanahan takes in Broncos practice

Jul. 20, 2019 3:36 PM EDT

ENGLEWOOD, Colo. (AP) — Mike Shanahan attended a Denver Broncos practice for the first time since he was fired as coach on New Year's Eve 2008. "I was glad he was here," new head coach Vic Fangio said after practice Saturday. "I think it's good he's here. Mike's got a big part in the rich history of this...