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Playoffs offer a second chance for injury-plagued Stanton

Sep. 30, 2019 3:04 AM EDT

The New York Yankees hit 306 home runs this year with minimal contributions from Giancarlo Stanton. Now he's back to try to help the Yankees win a title. Stanton hit a mammoth home run Friday night at Texas, a reminder that yes, this New York lineup can actually become more powerful than it was for most of the...

Seager homers as Mariners close out with 3-1 win over A's

Sep. 29, 2019 7:09 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Tanner Roark seemed to describe perfectly the approach of the playoff-bound Oakland Athletics on the final day of the regular season. "I don't know. It was a 12 o'clock game, last game of the season, we've already clinched a wild-card spot, so I'm sure you guys can imagine where our minds...

A's clinch wild card spot, tied with Rays after loss to M's

Sep. 28, 2019 2:48 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Even in the aftermath of a loss that could end up costing them in the race to host the AL wild-card game, the party raged on in the Oakland Athletics clubhouse. Why not? For the second straight year, the A's have found their way into the postseason. "It feels amazing. It feels like this is...

Greinke loses no-hitter with 1 out in 9th, Astros blank M's

Sep. 26, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Zack Greinke still believes there would be some hassle if the day ever comes he throws a no-hitter. But he wants one, especially after coming agonizingly close to the first of his career. "There is some hassle to it, but I think I would have liked to have done it," Greinke said. Greinke came...

Astros' Greinke loses no-hitter with 1 out in 9th vs Seattle

Sep. 26, 2019 12:38 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Zack Greinke of the Houston Astros has lost his no-hit bid with one out in the ninth inning at Seattle. Mariners rookie Austin Nola hit a single that fell well in front of diving center fielder Jake Marisnick on Wednesday night. The Astros have already pitched two no-hitters this season. The...

Yankees beat Angels 9-1, claim 1st AL East title since 2012

Sep. 19, 2019 11:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club's first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from old mainstay Brett Gardner and newcomer DJ LeMahieu. A day after wasting a chance to clinch first place, the...

Long, Mariners beat Pirates 6-5 in 11 innings for sweep

Sep. 19, 2019 6:23 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Seattle Mariners are on their way to finishing at the bottom of the AL West, but they plan to do more than merely play out the string over the final two weeks. "We've got a lot of young guys who are trying to make an impression," manager Scott Servais said. Among them is rookie Shed...

Mariners blank Pittsburgh after Pirates' Vázquez arrested

Sep. 17, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Pittsburgh Pirates' season has been going downhill since the All-Star break and it got even worse Tuesday night. Marco Gonzales allowed six hits in seven innings, Austin Nola and Omar Narvaez hit back-to-back home runs and the Seattle Mariners beat Pittsburgh 6-0 after Pirates...

White Sox walk home winning run, Lewis HRs in Mariners' win

Sep. 15, 2019 9:30 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Kyle Lewis has walked into the major leagues and made things look easy. Seems to be rubbing off on the Seattle Mariners. José Ruiz walked Tom Murphy with the bases loaded in the ninth inning after Lewis sparked a five-run rally with his latest home run, and the Mariners beat the Chicago...

Lewis HR spoils another no-hit bid, Seattle beats Reds 5-3

Sep. 12, 2019 2:46 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — There's not much of a scouting report on Seattle Mariners rookie Kyle Lewis. After two major league games, an impressive one is taking shape. Lewis broke up a no-hitter bid with a home run for the second consecutive game, helping the Mariners to a 5-3 win over Sonny Gray and the Cincinnati...