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Tatis botches popup, Cards beat Padres 8-7, win 8th straight

Sep. 19, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — San Diego center fielder Fernando Tatis Jr. dropped Nolan Arenado’s bases-loaded popup and heaved the ball home, leading to a five-run first inning, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Padres 8-7 Sunday for an eight-game winning streak. Tatis' brutal...

Díaz homer in 10th lifts Marlins 6-5, denies Pirates sweep

Sep. 19, 2021 18:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Lewin Díaz led off the bottom of the 10th with a two-run homer off Chad Kuhl, and the Miami Marlins beat Pittsburgh 6-5 Sunday to deny the Pirates what would have been their first series sweep this season. Díaz’s drive off Kuhl (5-7) bounced off the...

Kelenic HR, 2 doubles lead Mariners over Royals 7-1

Sep. 19, 2021 18:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Rookie Jarred Kelenic homered, doubled twice and wrapped up his impressive series, leading the Seattle Mariners over the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Sunday. Kelenic also walked and scored twice as the Mariners remained four games behind Toronto for...

Wisdom sets Cubs rookie record with 27th HR, beat Brewers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:17 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Patrick Wisdom set a Cubs rookie record with his 27th homer, hitting a three-run drive that capped a five-run comeback in the eighth inning and sent Chicago over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Sunday. The Brewers' ninth-inning rally fell short and the...

Abreu, White Sox closer to AL Central title, beat Rangers

Sep. 19, 2021 18:00 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — José Abreu matched the major league RBI lead, Yasmani Grandal homered for the second game in a row and the Chicago White Sox moved closer to their first AL Central title since 2008 with a 7-2 win over the Texas Rangers on Sunday. ...

Siri, McCormick rally AL West-leading Astros past D-backs

Sep. 19, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Siri and Chas McCormick hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning, rallying the AL West-leading Houston Astros over the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-6 on Sunday. Carlos Correa also homered as the Astros held their comfortable division lead over...

Japanese RHP Arihara designated for assignment by Rangers

Sep. 19, 2021 17:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Right-hander Kohei Arihara was designated for assignment Sunday by the Texas Rangers, who signed the Japanese pitcher to a two-year contract last winter. The move with Arihara before the series finale against the Chicago White Sox cleared a spot...

Tigers, Peralta slow AL-East leading Rays 2-0

Sep. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Wily Peralta gave up three hits in seven innings, and Eric Haase and Dustin Garneau homered for the Detroit Tigers in a 2-0 win over the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. Peralta (4-3) and three relievers limited the Rays to five...

AL wild-card leading Red Sox rally past O's 8-6

Sep. 19, 2021 17:26 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kiké Hernández’s game-tying RBI single caromed off the second-base bag and into shallow center field, sparking a three-run, seventh-inning rally that carried the AL wild-card leading Boston Red Sox to an 8-6 victory over the Baltimore Orioles Sunday and a sweep of their...

Kershaw 1st win since June, streaking Dodgers top shaky Reds

Sep. 19, 2021 17:16 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Clayton Kershaw pitched five sharp innings for his first win since June 27, Gavin Lux and Corey Seager each hit two-run homers and the streaking Los Angeles Dodgers beat the sliding Cincinnati Reds 8-5 Sunday. Will Smith also homered as the Dodgers won...