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A's hit 2 tying homers in late innings and score 5 runs in 11th to rally past Rockies 10-9

May. 23, 2024 19:53 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Tyler Soderstrom drew a bases-loaded walk to cap a five-run 11th inning and the Oakland Athletics stunned the Colorado Rockies 10-9 on Thursday in the rubber match of a three-game series. Oakland trailed 9-5 before Max Schuemann doubled home a run to start...

MLB says pitcher injuries more likely to occur during spring training, early in season

May. 23, 2024 17:38 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says pitcher injuries are more likely to occur during spring training and early in the season. Management has rejected an assertion by players’ union head Tony Clark that injuries may be linked to the pitch clock that was instituted last year...

Wheeler tosses 7 strong innings, Realmuto homers as Phillies beat Rangers 5-2 for 3-game sweep

May. 23, 2024 17:15 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler tossed seven strong innings and J.T. Realmuto and Nick Castellanos homered to help Philadelphia complete a three-game sweep of the World Series champion Texas Rangers with a 5-2 win Thursday, the Phillies’ seventh series sweep this season. ...

MLB says robot home plate umpires unlikely for 2025

May. 23, 2024 17:08 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball says robot home plate umpires are unlikely for 2025. “We still have some technical issues,” baseball Commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday at a news conference following an owners meeting. “We haven’t made as much progress in the minor...

Birmingham-Southern baseball trying to keep on playing as school prepares to close

May. 23, 2024 16:36 PM EDT

Birmingham-Southern’s baseball team is playing on, even as the college prepares to close its doors. The Division III Panthers, in fact, could outlast the 168-year-old private liberal arts school with a super regional win this weekend at Denison in Grandville, Ohio. ...

Baseball becomes a shelter for Venezuelan children in soccer-mad Peru

May. 23, 2024 11:20 AM EDT

LIMA, Peru (AP) — The crack of bat on ball and the sight of Venezuelan children running the bases on the soccer field turned baseball diamond on the outskirts of Peru's capital are watched with confusion by locals accustomed to soccer. The questioning looks don't deter the young...

McMahon hits 2-run homer in the 12th inning to lift Colorado Rockies over Oakland Athletics 4-3

May. 23, 2024 01:07 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Ryan McMahon hit a two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies hung on to beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 on Wednesday night. Elias Díaz had three hits including a two-run home run, while Brendan Rogers and Hunter Goodman each added a pair...

Harper, Sosa, Realmuto homer to lead Phillies past Rangers 11-4 and to best start in team history

May. 22, 2024 22:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Rob Thomson watched Bryce Harper and J.T. Realmuto hit solo homers and Edmundo Sosa hit a three-run shot to lead the Philadelphia Phillies past the Texas Rangers 11-4 on Wednesday night in a game that gave them the best 50-game start in baseball since Seattle in 2001 and came...

Cardinals beat Orioles 5-4 after winning suspended game 3-1 for first series sweep of season

May. 22, 2024 19:24 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Brendan Donovan doubled home two runs and scored the go-ahead run on a throwing error, lifting the St. Louis Cardinals to a 5-4 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday for a three-game sweep. “That was fun,” Donovan said. “This was a great series sweep...

MLB, MLBPA announce expanded financial assistance programs for former Negro Leagues players

May. 22, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the Major League Baseball Players Association announced they are expanding existing financial assistance programs to support living Negro Leagues players. Players who played in fewer than four seasons in the Negro Leagues will receive an...