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Hosmer's double in sixth sends Red Sox past Orioles, 4-3

Aug. 11, 2022 23:03 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a go-ahead RBI double in the sixth inning just after Baltimore rallied to tie it, and the Boston Red Sox held on for a 4-3 victory over the Orioles on Thursday night to snap a four-game losing streak. Tommy Pham and Alex Verdugo also had RBI doubles...

No Latino GMs in MLB after Avila firing, only 3 managers

Aug. 11, 2022 20:51 PM EDT

St. Louis Cardinals manager Oliver Marmol didn't realize there were no Latino general managers left in Major League Baseball after the Detroit Tigers fired Al Avila. Marmol himself is one of only three Latino on-field managers, along with Boston's Alex Cora and Washington's Dave...

Mariners reinstate All-Star Julio Rodríguez from 10-day IL

Aug. 11, 2022 20:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners reinstated All-Star center fielder Julio Rodríguez and catcher Curt Casali from the 10-day injured list on Thursday ahead of a lengthy road trip. Rodríguez has been sidelined since getting hit on the wrist by a pitch in Houston on July 30. He...

Greinke helps Royals beat Cease, White Sox 5-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:25 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke worked out of trouble to hold Chicago scoreless into the seventh inning, and the Kansas City Royals beat Dylan Cease and the White Sox 5-3 on Thursday. Greinke allowed nine hits but didn’t walk a batter, striking out five while throwing 95...

Valdez throws 7 scoreless, AL-best Astros beat Rangers 7-3

Aug. 11, 2022 18:10 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After moving one-half game ahead of the slumping New York Yankees for the AL's best record with a win over the Texas Rangers, the Houston Astros were already looking ahead to their next challenge. They are determined to play better against the visiting Athletics this...

Guardians top Tigers in 10 innings, extend win streak to 5

Aug. 11, 2022 17:55 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Rookie Oscar Gonzalez knocked in the go-ahead run with a two-out single in the 10th inning and the Cleveland Guardians extended their winning streak to five games, beating the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Thursday. Gonzalez's hit off Gregory Soto (2-7) allowed the Guardians...

Houston's Baker back after missing 5 games with COVID-19

Aug. 11, 2022 13:21 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston Astros manager Dusty Baker returned Thursday for the finale of a series against the Texas Rangers following a five-game absence after testing positive for COVID-19. The 73-year-old Baker said he never felt bad and had only mild symptoms that he attributed to...

Dodgers defeat Twins 8-5 to extend winning streak to 10

Aug. 11, 2022 02:53 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Joey Gallo thought he was experiencing plenty of winning this season when he was with the New York Yankees. Then he was acquired by the Los Angeles Dodgers at the trade deadline and has yet to lose. Chris Taylor hit the go-ahead home run in the...

Royals rookie Melendez delivers in 8-3 win over White Sox

Aug. 11, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — MJ Melendez hit a tiebreaking homer in the seventh inning to send the Kansas City Royals past the Chicago White Sox 8-3 on Wednesday night. Melendez and Salvador Perez both had three hits and two RBIs for the Royals. Kyle Isbel drove in two runs and scored...

Taveras career-high 5 RBIs, Rangers beat Astros 8-4 in 10

Aug. 11, 2022 00:48 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Leody Taveras drove in a career-high five runs, including a bases-clearing double as part of a five-run 10th inning as the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 8-4 on Wednesday night. Marcus Semien hit a bases-loaded sacrifice fly off Phil Maton (0-2) to put Texas...