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Riley, Wright lead Braves past Astros 6-2 in Series rematch

Aug. 19, 2022 23:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Austin Riley hit a three-run homer off Lance McCullers Jr., Kyle Wright won his 15th game to tie for the NL lead, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Friday night in the teams' first meeting since last year's World Series. The defending champion...

Alonso reaches 30 homers, 100 RBIs as Mets top Phillies 7-2

Aug. 19, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Alonso watched his latest milestone home run land 353 feet away in the third row of the left field seats to put the New York Mets in control and a rare setback well behind them. Alonso hit his 30th home run and surpassed 100 RBIs, Starling Marte stole home...

Orioles hit 5 homers, outslug Red Sox 15-10

Aug. 19, 2022 23:35 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Anthony Santander hit one of the Orioles' five homers and drove in four runs, and Baltimore outslugged the Boston Red Sox 15-10 on Friday night. Jorge Mateo, Adley Rutschman, Ryan Mountcastle and Ramón Urías also connected for the Orioles, who had combined to...

Arraez, Miranda homer back-to-back; Twins beat Rangers 2-1

Aug. 19, 2022 23:14 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Luis Arraez and Jose Miranda hit back-to-back home runs in the first inning, and that was enough for Dylan Bundy as the Minnesota Twins beat the Texas Rangers 2-1 on Friday night. Bundy (7-5) gave up a run on just two hits in 5 1/3 innings. Minnesota won its...

Former big leaguer Bill Lee, 75, collapses at amateur game

Aug. 19, 2022 22:58 PM EDT

SAVANNAH, Ga. (AP) — Former Boston Red Sox star Bill Lee collapsed in the bullpen while warming up for the Savannah Bananas amateur team Friday night, but the 75-year-old pitcher walked off the field with assistance. “He was able to leave the stadium with medical attention and...

Chavis' bases-loaded single in 9th puts Pirates over Reds

Aug. 19, 2022 22:54 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Michael Chavis hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to cap a two-run rally and lift the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Cincinnati Reds 5-4 on Friday night. The Pirates trailed 4-3 going into the final frame but tied it on Kevin Newman’s...

McKenzie gets 14 Ks, Guardians rally 5-2 over White Sox

Aug. 19, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Triston McKenzie struck out a career-high 14 batters and the Cleveland Guardians scored four runs with two outs in the seventh to rally for a 5-2 win over the Chicago White Sox on Friday night. McKenzie (9-9) struck out eight of the last 10 hitters he faced and...

Sandoval throws 4-hitter, Angels beat Tigers 1-0 on Walsh HR

Aug. 19, 2022 22:26 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Patrick Sandoval pitched a four-hitter for his first career shutout, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers 1-0 Friday night on Jared Walsh's second-inning homer. Sandoval (4-8) threw 97 pitches, struck out nine, walked none and didn't allow a runner past...

Massey sac fly in 10th gives Royals 3-2 win over Rays

Aug. 19, 2022 22:18 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Michael Massey's sacrifice fly in the 10th inning lifted Kansas City to a 3-2 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night, ending the Royals' four-game skid. Massey drove in automatic runner Michael A. Taylor, who had moved up to third on a groundball. ...

Yankees blanked again, Gausman pitches Blue Jays to 4-0 win

Aug. 19, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kevin Gausman tossed seven sharp innings and the Toronto Blue Jays became the latest team to shut out the New York Yankees, beating the AL East leaders 4-0 Friday night. The Yankees were held to four singles and didn’t get a runner beyond second base as they lost...