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Brewers All-Star Yelich placed on IL, will see specialist to determine if back surgery is needed

Jul. 24, 2024 13:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers were bracing for the possibility that Christian Yelich misses significant time after placing the All-Star outfielder on the 10-day injured list Wednesday because of inflammation in his lower back. Yelich is scheduled to see a spine specialist on...

Clayton Kershaw returning to Dodgers' rotation at a pivotal time

Jul. 24, 2024 11:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Clayton Kershaw's eventual return to the rotation was once expected to an added bonus as the Los Angeles Dodgers geared up for a postseason run. It turns out, though, that the Dodgers' longtime ace is coming back at a pivotal time. When Kershaw...

Ohtani drives in 3, Dodgers beat Giants for 5th straight win; SF's Fitzgerald extends HR streak to 5

Jul. 24, 2024 02:28 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Shohei Ohtani had two hits and drove in three runs, rookie Landon Knack pitched five solid innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to five games by beating the San Francisco Giants 5-2 on Tuesday night. Tyler Fitzgerald became the first...

Tyler Fitzgerald becomes first Giants rookie to homer in 5 consecutive games

Jul. 24, 2024 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — San Francisco infielder Tyler Fitzgerald became the first Giants rookie to homer in five consecutive games Tuesday night. Fitzgerald, though, did not want to celebrate, not with his team mired in a slump coming out of the All-Star break. “It's...

Brice Turang's RBI grounder in the eighth gives the Brewers a 1-0 win over the Cubs

Jul. 24, 2024 01:15 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Brice Turang drove in the only run with a grounder in the eighth inning to spoil a superb start by Chicago's Jameson Taillon, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cubs 1-0 on Tuesday night. Trevor Megill worked the ninth for his 20th save and made a winner of Elvis...

Lawrence Butler hits one of the A's five homers in an 8-2 win over the Astros

Jul. 24, 2024 01:04 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Lawrence Butler hit one of the Athletics’ five homers, fell a single short of the cycle and made a tremendous throw from right field to cut down a runner at the plate as Oakland beat the Houston Astros 8-2 on Tuesday night. Brent Rooker, Seth Brown, Zack...

José Soriano allows 1 run into the 8th inning and Angels top reeling Mariners 5-1

Jul. 24, 2024 01:02 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — José Soriano allowed one run in 7 2/3 innings, Luis Rengifo delivered a key two-run single in his return from the injured list, and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Seattle Mariners 5-1 on Tuesday night. Los Angeles won for the sixth time in its past eight games...

All-Star outfielder Christian Yelich leaves Brewers' game against Cubs with back tightness

Jul. 24, 2024 01:02 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers All-Star outfielder Christian Yelich left Tuesday night’s game against the Cubs with what the club called back tightness. Yelich, the designated hitter, was replaced in the sixth inning after going 0-1 with a pair of walks. The Brewers beat...

Another shortened start for AL strikeout leader and All-Star Garrett Crochet of the White Sox

Jul. 24, 2024 00:29 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — American League strikeout leader Garrett Crochet had another shortened start for the Chicago White Sox. The big question is how many more the hard-throwing All-Star lefty might have with them. Crochet, a potential trade target for contenders as a starter or...

O'Neill's 2 HRs, Criswell's 7 shutout innings lead Red Sox over Rockies, 6-0

Jul. 24, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Tyler O’Neill homered twice, Cooper Criswell pitched seven shutout innings, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Colorado Rockies 6-0 on Tuesday night to snap a four-game skid. O’Neill hit a two-run shot in the first inning and then crushed an 89 mph sinker from Ty...