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Ohtani wins Baseball Digest player of year; Scherzer top arm

Oct. 07, 2021 14:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two-way phenom Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels was selected major league player of the year by Baseball Digest and eBay. Max Scherzer was voted pitcher of the year and Josh Hader was picked as the top reliever in awards announced Thursday. ...

Royals look to progress made by youngsters for optimism

Oct. 04, 2021 13:43 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals can look back on the season in two very different ways. They could look at it as a bitter disappointment, given the hopes they had to contend. They could get down on the struggles some of their young pitchers had or feel...

No scramble, playoffs set: Yanks-Red Sox, Giants win West

Oct. 03, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

Rafael Devers delivered big time for the Boston Red Sox. Aaron Judge did just enough for the New York Yankees. And Buster Posey boosted the San Francisco Giants to the NL West crown, dropping the 106-win Dodgers into a dangerous wild-card game. In a flash, the Major...

Turner, Gurriel win batting titles in boom-and-bust season

Oct. 03, 2021 20:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trea Turner of the Los Angeles Dodgers and Houston’s Yuli Gurriel won their first batting titles Sunday in a season of boom and bust that saw four teams lose 100 games for only the third time, and four 90-game winners in the AL East alone. Shohei...

Buxton, Polanco HR, Twins top Royals; Perez tied for HR lead

Oct. 03, 2021 20:10 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Byron Buxton and Jorge Polanco hit homers and the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Sunday in their final game of the season. Royals star Salvador Perez went 0 for 2 with a walk and finished in a tie with Toronto’s Vladimir...

Jays stay close in wild-card race, hit 5 HRs, rout O's 10-1

Oct. 03, 2021 01:55 AM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his 47th home run and the Toronto Blue Jays pressed their AL wild-card chase to the final day of the regular season by thumping the Baltimore Orioles 10-1 Saturday. The Blue Jays launched five homers while Alek Manoah allowed one...

Jax sharp as Twins stop Perez, shut out Royals 4-0

Oct. 02, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Griffin Jax and a trio of relievers combined on a three-hitter and the Minnesota Twins blanked Salvador Perez and the Kansas City Royals 4-0 Saturday night. Perez was hitless in four at-bats for the second straight night as he tries to break the...

LEADING OFF: Yanks, Sox, Jays and Mariners in tight WC chase

Oct. 02, 2021 03:50 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ LET'S GET WILD Four teams are separated by two games in the AL wild-card chase, with the Yankees clinging to a one-game lead for the top spot with two games remaining. ...

LEADING OFF: Yanks, Sox, Jays and Mariners in tight WC chase

Oct. 02, 2021 01:26 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday: ___ LET'S GET WILD Four teams are separated by two games in the AL wild-card chase, with the Yankees clinging to a one-game lead for the top spot with two games remaining. ...

Bieber 3 solid innings, Indians avoid 3-game sweep by Royals

Oct. 01, 2021 00:18 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched three effective innings, Bradley Zimmer drove in three runs and the Cleveland Indians beat the Kansas City Royals 6-1 Thursday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Royals star Salvador Perez, who left Wednesday’s game after...