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LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Jul. 21, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and...

Mariano Rivera closes Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Jul. 21, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pelé long since forgotten. For Brandy Halladay, the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a tearful moment to reflect on the accomplishments of her late husband, and she handled a...

Wojciechowski starts 1-hitter as Orioles blank Red Sox 5-0

Jul. 21, 2019 5:08 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It all seemed rather surreal, watching Asher Wojciechowski head into the seventh inning working on a no-hitter. After all, the 30-year-old journeyman hadn't won a major league game since 2017, came in with a 6.49 career ERA and was facing the highest-scoring team in the majors. Alas,...

The Latest: Mariano Rivera inducted into Baseball HOF

Jul. 21, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Mariano Rivera has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Taking the podium last as he predicted, the former New York Yankees star reliever had to wait for the chants of his name to stop...

Devers double in 7th breaks up Wojciechowski no-hit bid

Jul. 21, 2019 3:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Boston's Rafael Devers led off the seventh inning with a double to end a no-hit bid by Baltimore Orioles right-hander Asher Wojciechowski. Making his fourth start of the season, Wojciechowski was 0-3 with a 5.74 ERA going into Sunday's game against the Red Sox at Camden Yards. Facing the...

Light-hitting Broxton designated for assignment by Orioles

Jul. 21, 2019 12:15 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Outfielder Keon Broxton has been designated for assignment by the Baltimore Orioles, who grew weary of waiting for him to hit. Broxton was obtained from the New York Mets on May 22 for $500,000 in 2019-20 international signing bonus pool allotment. He homered on the first pitch he saw as...

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

Jul. 21, 2019 7:35 AM EDT

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes high heat, Saturday was a scorcher across the majors. The...

Red Sox go on offensive, hit 3 HRs in 17-6 rout of Orioles

Jul. 21, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a sizzling night at Camden Yards, the Boston Red Sox worked up a sweat running around the bases during their most prolific offensive performance of the year. Jackie Bradley Jr. hit a pair of three-run homers, Mookie Betts homered and had three RBIs, and Boston blew out the Baltimore...

Orioles hit 2 HRs off Price, cruise past Red Sox 11-2

Jul. 19, 2019 11:30 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — David Price was clearly uncomfortable on the mound, and it had nothing to with the sweltering conditions at swampy Camden Yards. Price had owned the Baltimore Orioles for most of his career, yet the five-time All-Star just wasn't himself this time against the team with the worst record in...

Enter Rivera: Yankee closer awaits his place in Hall of Fame

Jul. 18, 2019 2:04 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — It never changed for Mariano Rivera — from his childhood in the fishing village of Puerto Caimito in Panama to the pitcher's mound at Yankee Stadium. "I always wanted to be the last guy to kick the ball or took the last shot at the basket. Give me the ball," Rivera said. "I...