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Stone perfect into 6th inning and Betts drives offense as Dodgers beat Padres 5-2 in testy game

Apr. 14, 2024 07:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts had three hits and two RBIs, rookie Gavin Stone retired his first 15 batters and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2 on Saturday night in a testy game delayed more than two hours by rain. The benches and bullpens cleared in the...

Dodgers put starting pitcher Bobby Miller on 15-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation

Apr. 14, 2024 01:31 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Bobby Miller was placed on the 15-day injured list Saturday night by the Los Angeles Dodgers because of right shoulder inflammation. The 25-year-old Miller is 1-1 with a 5.40 ERA in three starts during his second major league season. He has struck out 18 batters...

Kobe Bryant's widow, Vanessa, gifts exclusive sneakers to LA Dodgers on Mamba Day anniversary

Apr. 14, 2024 03:32 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts and the Los Angeles Dodgers received some special footwear Saturday, courtesy of Kobe Bryant's widow. On the eighth anniversary of Bryant's last NBA game, Vanessa Bryant gave members of the Dodgers exclusive sneakers in a team color scheme from the...

Shota Imanaga continues strong start to major league career as Cubs top Mariners 4-1

Apr. 14, 2024 01:03 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shota Imanaga allowed one unearned run over 5 1/3 innings, Michael Busch homered in his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the Seattle Mariners 4-1 on Saturday night. Seiya Suzuki and Miguel Amaya also hit solo home runs for the Cubs. But the focus was on...

Verlander throws 77 pitches over 4 innings for Astros' Double-A affiliate in 2nd rehab start

Apr. 14, 2024 00:54 AM EDT

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Astros ace Justin Verlander pitched four innings Saturday night for Double-A Corpus Christi in what is expected to be his final minor league rehab outing before rejoining Houston's rotation. The three-time Cy Young Award winner gave up six runs — five earned...

Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hits a 3-run homer to help the Diamondbacks beat the Cardinals 4-2

Apr. 13, 2024 23:48 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Lourdes Gurriel Jr. hit a three-run homer, Ryne Nelson threw six solid innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-2 on Saturday night. Gurriel's big blow came in the sixth, giving Arizona a 4-1 lead. The left fielder lined a low fastball from...

Juan Soto homers, Cody Poteet wins New York debut as Yankees sweep Guardians and improve to 12-3

Apr. 13, 2024 21:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Juan Soto hit a three-run homer and Cody Poteet pitched six solid innings in his debut for New York as the Yankees won 8-2 to sweep a doubleheader on Saturday over the Cleveland Guardians and continue one of the strongest starts in their storied history. New York...

MacKenzie Gore strikes out 11 as Nationals beat Athletics 3-1

Apr. 13, 2024 20:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — MacKenzie Gore tied a career high with 11 strikeouts, CJ Abrams hit an RBI triple and the Washington Nationals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Saturday. Gore (2-0) tossed five scoreless innings, throwing 90 pitches and striking out the last five batters he...

Julien, Castro homer to help Twins sweep doubleheader with 4-1 win over Tigers

Apr. 13, 2024 20:33 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Edouard Julien and Willi Castro homered and the Minnesota Twins beat the Detroit Tigers 4-1 in the second game of a doubleheader on Saturday. Minnesota used a seven-run 12th inning to win the first game 11-5. “This is a good, important day for us,”...

Olympic track uniforms spark online debate about who designed them and why they're so skimpy

Apr. 13, 2024 20:28 PM EDT

PARIS (AP) — U.S. track and field athletes have around four dozen pieces to choose from when assembling their uniforms at the Olympics. The one grabbing the most attention is a high-cut leotard that barely covers the bikini line and has triggered debate between those who think it is sexist and...