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Betts, Bauer star for new fans as Dodgers crush Rockies 7-0

Apr. 14, 2021 02:16 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although Mookie Betts has already won a World Series ring and finished second in NL MVP voting while wearing Dodger Blue, he had never been serenaded with long, loud, loving chants of “Mooooookie!” echoing through Chavez Ravine. Los Angeles' fans...

LEADING OFF: Cubs managing COVID scare, Musgrove vs Bucs

Apr. 14, 2021 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ VIRUS SCARE The Chicago Cubs hope to stay on schedule amid a coronavirus scare that’s landed four players on the COVID-19 injured list the past two days. Scheduled starter...

Wilmer Flores' sacrifice fly holds up, Giants beat Reds 7-6

Apr. 14, 2021 01:38 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Down by four runs after a half-inning a day after being shut out, San Francisco just started swinging away. Wilmer Flores' tiebreaking sacrifice fly in the seventh held up in a strange, back-and-forth game that featured four two-run homers in the...

Bieber excels, Indians outlast Giolito, White Sox 2-0 in 10

Apr. 14, 2021 00:35 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Shane Bieber wasn't sure where this ranked among his best performances. The AL Cy Young Award winner knew it was high on the list. Bieber pitched three-hit ball over nine innings for Cleveland while Lucas Giolito nearly matched him before the Indians...

Cardinals hammer Strasburg, rout Nats 14-3, end 3-game skid

Apr. 14, 2021 00:33 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado, Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter all homered off Stephen Strasburg and the St. Louis Cardinals hammered the Washington Nationals 14-3 on Tuesday night. Jack Flaherty (2-0) allowed one run on three hits with six strikeouts in five...

Ramos homers twice, Tigers slug Astros for 2nd straight win

Apr. 14, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Wilson Ramos hit two home runs and Renato Núñez and rookie Akil Baddoo each homered for the second straight game as the Detroit Tigers slugged their way to an 8-2 win over the Houston Astros on Tuesday night. Ramos has stepped into the cleanup spot with...

Stroman pitches Mets past Phils 4-0 to sweep doubleheader

Apr. 14, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Marcus Stroman was right. He was more than ready. Back on the mound two days after an abbreviated start, Stroman tossed six spotless innings and the New York Mets beat the Philadelphia Phillies 4-0 Tuesday night for a doubleheader sweep. ...

Duvall hits 2 HRs, drives in 7 as Marlins rout Braves 14-8

Apr. 14, 2021 00:23 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Adam Duvall drove in seven runs against his former Atlanta teammates with four hits, including two home runs, and the Miami Marlins beat Max Fried and the Braves 14-8 on Tuesday night. Duvall's two-run double during a four-run fourth inning gave Miami the...

Plunked again, Contreras hits back with HR, Cubs beat Brews

Apr. 14, 2021 00:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — After getting hit time and time again by Milwaukee Brewers pitchers, Willson Contreras finally hit back. Contreras delivered a two-run homer in the eighth inning and enjoyed his trip around the bases as the Chicago Cubs rallied past Milwaukee 3-2...

Taiwanese-born Chang gets racist tweets after Indians error

Apr. 14, 2021 00:10 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians manager Terry Francona called racist social media messages sent to first baseman Yu Chang “stupid and ignorant” and said they have no place in baseball or “anywhere.” On Tuesday, Chang shared some anti-Asian postings he received on...