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LEADING OFF: Ohtani back on mound, Franco's smashing start

Jun. 23, 2021 03:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: WHO NEEDS A DH? Two-way star Shohei Ohtani is back on the mound, taking on Kevin Gausman and the Giants at Angel Stadium. Because the game is being played in an American League...

Vogelbach somehow hobbles home, Brewers top Diamondbacks 5-0

Jun. 23, 2021 02:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Burly slugger Daniel Vogelbach hobbled home on one leg when Arizona's defense fell asleep, and the Diamondbacks dropped back into a rut Tuesday night with a 5-0 loss to the Milwaukee Brewers. A day after ending a 17-game losing streak, the Diamondbacks...

'Sweet Feet' Tracy takes leadership role with Iowa receivers

Jun. 23, 2021 02:36 AM EDT

IOWA CITY, Iowa (AP) — Tyrone Tracy Jr. gave himself the nickname “Sweet Feet” in the 2019 season. It was a bold move by the redshirt freshman in Iowa’s experienced wide receiver group. Two years later, he said he’s keeping the nickname. ...

Snell pitches 5 scoreless innings, Padres beat Dodgers 3-2

Jun. 23, 2021 02:28 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — With the sellout crowd of 42,667 on its feet in the ninth inning, right fielder Wil Myers chased down Justin Turner's slicing liner to end the San Diego Padres' 3-2 win against the rival Los Angeles Dodgers. Star shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. shot both...

DeSclafani wins again, Flores HR as Giants top Angels 5-0

Jun. 23, 2021 02:09 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Anthony DeSclafani and the San Francisco Giants aren't showing any signs of slowing down. The right-hander allowed three hits over seven sharp innings Tuesday night in a 5-0 victory against the Los Angeles Angels. The surprising NL West leaders...

Cole's strikeouts, spin rate down, Royals rally past Yanks

Jun. 23, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole walked off the mound slowly after the first inning, expecting to be stopped by umpires searching for banned sticky substances. “Certainly I didn't walk past him or be oblivious to the check the first couple times when there was inevitably...

Ayton soars for last second alley-oop, Suns beat Clippers

Jun. 23, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Devin Booker sat in a chair with a crooked and swollen nose, complete with tape over three fresh stitches. He also had a big smile on his face, remembering Jae Crowder's pass, Deandre Ayton's tip-in dunk and a play that will live in Phoenix Suns lore for...

Shed Long Jr the star again as Mariners top Rockies 2-1

Jun. 23, 2021 01:50 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Shed Long Jr. followed up his grand statement from last weekend with another game-winning swing for the Seattle Mariners. It's been a special couple of days for Long in his attempt to overcome injuries and rediscover the potential he showed a couple of...

Check, mate: Miffed Max stares down Girardi, Nats top Phils

Jun. 23, 2021 00:47 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A hairy situation clearly miffed Max. Max Scherzer threw his glove and hat to the grass, then stared down Phillies manager Joe Girardi after getting checked for a third time by umpires for sticky stuff as the Washington Nationals beat Philadelphia...

Franco HR, double in debut, but Rays lose to Red Sox in 11th

Jun. 23, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — As advertised, Wander Franco got off to a tremendous start for the Tampa Bay Rays with his production — and prediction. Franco hit a three-run homer and doubled in his big league debut for the Rays, who lost their seventh straight in...