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LEADING OFF: Mets' Scherzer set for MRI on sore left side

May. 19, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ MAX CONCERN Mets ace Max Scherzer is scheduled for an MRI a day after pulling himself from a start with discomfort in his left side. The three-time Cy Young Award winner signaled...

Lowe HR in 10th gives Rangers 6-5 win and sweep of Angels

May. 19, 2022 01:14 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nathaniel Lowe is starting to feel better at the plate again for the Texas Rangers, and one big swing gave them a series sweep. Lowe hit a two-run homer on the first pitch in the bottom of the 10th inning and the Rangers, after blowing the lead in the ninth...

Witt homers off Giolito, Melendez connects as KC tops Chisox

May. 19, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. and MJ Melendez homered and fellow rookie Emmanuel Rivera hit a go-ahead triple, leading the Kansas City Royals over the Chicago White Sox 6-2 Wednesday night. Witt, Melendez and Rivera each had two hits. “The young guys...

Scherzer exits with injury to side, Mets deck Cards 11-4

May. 19, 2022 00:29 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer had a four-run lead in the sixth inning and everything was rolling right along for the New York Mets — same as all season. Until the three-time Cy Young Award winner signaled to the dugout he was done. Scherzer pulled himself from a...

Chicago-born rookie Suwinski homers, lifts Pirates over Cubs

May. 19, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Rookie Jack Suwinski, who attended high school 20 minutes from Wrigley Field, hit a tiebreaking home run and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Cubs 3-2 Wednesday night, ending Chicago’s four-game winning streak. Suwinski made his major league debut this season and...

Ruiz's 10th-inning RBI double lifts Nationals over Marlins

May. 18, 2022 23:49 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Keibert Ruiz had three hits, including a go-ahead double in the 10th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 Wednesday night. César Hernández tripled and doubled, Maikel Franco singled twice, and Juan Soto had three walks for the Nationals,...

France HRs, Gonzales solid as Mariners top Jays, avoid sweep

May. 18, 2022 23:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Ty France hit a two-run homer, Marco Gonzales pitched six solid innings to snap a five-start winless streak and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-1 on Wednesday night to avoid a three-game sweep. Cal Raleigh and Abraham Toro each hit solo home runs...

Yankees ride Cole's arm, quick start to 3-2 win over Orioles

May. 18, 2022 22:50 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — On a night when their bats were held in check, the New York Yankees found another way to win. Gerrit Cole pitched seven efficient innings, the defense backed him up with several strong plays and New York beat the skidding Baltimore Orioles 3-2 Wednesday night. ...

Wheeler K's 9 in 7 shutout innings, Phillies top Padres 3-0

May. 18, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler watched Eric Hosmer give a 96 mph fastball a ride to about the warning track at Citizens Bank Park and thought for sure the ball was gone. Not with the way Wheeler has been throwing. Right fielder Nick Castellanos chased the ball down for an out in...

Mets ace Max Scherzer exits start with injury to left side

May. 18, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Max Scherzer removed himself from a start Wednesday night against the St. Louis Cardinals with discomfort in his left side. He will have an MRI on Thursday, the team said. The three-time Cy Young Award winner exited with two outs in the...