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Mariners stop 5-game slide with 7-2 win against Red Sox

Jun. 23, 2018 11:42 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The toughest moment of Mike Leake's stellar night was missing a chance for a shutout. Leake pitched eight sparkling innings, Mitch Haniger drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners snapped a season-high five-game losing streak with a 7-2 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. With...

Bauer strikes out 11 as Indians defeat Tigers 4-1

Jun. 23, 2018 10:43 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Bauer is piling up the strikeouts. And, the Cleveland Indians are piling up the wins. Bauer (7-5) struck out 11 over 6 1/3 innings to beat Detroit for the fourth time this season, leading Cleveland past the Tigers 4-1 on Saturday night for their sixth straight win overall. The...

Porcello allows 1 hit through 7; Red Sox beat Twins 9-2

Jun. 21, 2018 5:45 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — What Rick Porcello did six days ago carried over into an outstanding performance. Porcello allowed one hit in seven innings, Mookie Betts and Andrew Benintendi homered, and the Boston Red Sox beat the Minnesota Twins 9-2 Thursday to avoid a series sweep. Xander Bogaerts had two RBIs for...

Kepler, Grossman homer to help Twins beat Red Sox 4-1

Jun. 21, 2018 12:55 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Facing a run of starting pitching that included two-time Cy Young winner Corey Kluber, Carlos Carrasco, Chris Sale and David Price, the Minnesota Twins could have seen their fledgling playoff hopes fade toward another long summer. Instead, Minnesota's been rejuvenated by beating some of...

Surging Escobar sparks Twins past Sale, Red Sox in 6-2 win

Jun. 20, 2018 12:58 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Eduardo Escobar, yet again, gave the Minnesota Twins the go-ahead hit. Two of them, of course. He's become a doubles machine. With a two-base hit that drove in two runs off Chris Sale in the sixth inning and another that launched a four-run eighth, Escobar led for the Twins to a 6-2...

Red Sox hit three homers to rout Mariners 9-3

Jun. 17, 2018 8:48 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Boston's offense showed why it is one of the best in baseball. Rafael Devers, Jackie Bradley Jr., and Xander Bogaerts all homered and the Boston Red Sox routed the Seattle Mariners 9-3 on Sunday. "Today we did an outstanding job finishing the game and we got the W," Red Sox manager Alex Cora...

Sale dominant before ejection, and Red Sox beat Orioles 5-1

Jun. 13, 2018 7:47 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Chris Sale was headed out of the game anyway, so it didn't matter if he received an ejection on his way to the dugout. The important thing was that Sale was dominant through six innings, and the Boston Red Sox rode his performance to a 5-1 victory over the Baltimore Orioles on Wednesday...

Panel: Sports bets on phones have huge growth promise

Jun. 13, 2018 4:59 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — When a New Jersey racetrack and a casino start taking bets on sporting events Thursday, they will be part of an industry primed for tremendous growth, much of it taking place on smartphones, according to a panel of national gambling experts. Speaking Wednesday at the east Coast...

Shields gets 1st W since opener, White Sox beat Indians 5-1

Jun. 13, 2018 12:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox had the fog machine and strobe lights going after their latest victory. Considering how little they have had to celebrate this season, they're not going to let the opportunities go by. James Shields won for the first time since opening day, Yoan Moncada and Yolmer...

Red Sox back Rodriguez with 2 HRs in 6-4 win over Orioles

Jun. 13, 2018 12:28 AM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — It was the closest thing to a perfect scenario for the Red Sox: Eduardo Rodriguez on the mound against the lowly Baltimore Orioles. Home runs by Rafael Devers and Andrew Benintendi helped Rodriguez win his fifth straight start, and Boston extended Baltimore's losing streak to six games...