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Hendricks carries shutout into 8th, Cubs blank Cardinals 3-0

Jun. 25, 2022 00:14 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Hendricks carried a shutout into the eighth inning and Nico Hoerner homered to help the Chicago Cubs to a 3-0 win over the St. Louis Cardinals on Friday night. Ian Happ also drove in a run for Chicago, which has won two of three. Hendricks (3-6)...

Turner homers, Dodgers stop Braves 4-1 in Freeman's return

Jun. 24, 2022 23:54 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Freddie Freeman was smiling after his long, emotional day. At the end of a night that included a lot of tears, Freeman was happy because he felt good about showing his appreciation to Atlanta fans — and playing well for his new Los Angeles team. Trea...

Arroyo has three RBIs in return, Red Sox beat Guardians 6-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:50 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Christian Arroyo hit a two-run homer in the seventh and had three RBIs in his return from the COVID-19 injured list, powering the surging Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Cleveland Guardians on Friday night. Arroyo’s go-ahead homer to left-center off...

Kirk homers again as Blue Jays roll past Brewers, 9-4

Jun. 24, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Alejandro Kirk went 4 for 4 and homered for the third straight game before leaving with a bruised left hand in the seventh inning of the Toronto Blue Jays’ 9-4 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night. Kirk appeared to get hit in the hand on a backswing...

Verlander pitches Astros to 3-1 win, ends Yanks' home streak

Jun. 24, 2022 23:44 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander was amped up, throwing nine of his 20 fastest pitches this season. “Maybe it was the adrenaline,” he said. Looking as strong as ever in his return season from Tommy John surgery, Verlander pitched four-hit ball over seven innings...

Greinke, Olivares return, power Royals to 3-1 win over A's

Jun. 24, 2022 23:34 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Zack Greinke tossed six innings of one-run ball, Edward Olivares hit two solo homers and the Kansas City Royals beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Friday night. Both Grienke (1-4) and Olivares were activated from rehab assignments on Friday. ...

Márquez earns 3rd straight win, Rockies shut out Twins 1-0

Jun. 24, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Germán Márquez pitched 7 2/3 scoreless innings and the Colorado Rockies edged the Twins 1-0 Friday night in a rare trip to Minnesota. Charlie Blackmon’s run-scoring fielder’s choice was the difference for the Rockies, who snapped a three-game skid. ...

Lindor homers, knocks in 4 as Mets top Marlins 5-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Francisco Lindor homered, doubled and drove in four runs to lead the New York Mets past the Miami Marlins 5-3 on Friday night. Mark Canha also went deep and Taijuan Walker pitched six-plus innings of three-run ball for the NL East leaders. Walker (6-2) allowed eight...

Rays' Ramirez delivers winning hit in 10th to beat Bucs 4-3

Jun. 24, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Harold Ramirez scored Vidal Brujan with a game-ending pinch-single, lifting the Tampa Bay Rays over the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 Friday night. Vidal Brujan took second as Tampa Bay's automatic runner and stole third against Yerry De Los Santos (0-1)...

Bell big for Nationals in return home in a 2-1 win at Texas

Jun. 24, 2022 23:29 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Bell hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and also had a triple and double while scoring Washington's only other run in his return home, as the Nationals won 2-1 on Friday night in their first interleague game at Texas in 17 years. Bell, the...