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LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Phillies play early after playing late

Jul. 18, 2019 1:47 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: BACK AT IT The Dodgers and Phillies are facing a tight turnaround after a lengthy rain delay pushed the end of Wednesday's game close to 2 a.m. early Thursday. First pitch of the series finale is set for 12:35 p.m., and then the Dodgers are set to make the...

Rays-Yankees game postponed due to severe weather forecast

Jul. 17, 2019 10:37 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rain keeps interrupting the New York Yankees' sunny season. The scheduled game between the Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays was postponed Wednesday night due to a forecast of thunderstorms and severe weather. Though no showers were falling yet on a humid evening in the Bronx, the game was called...

Dodgers beat Red Sox 11-2, snap 4-game losing streak

Jul. 13, 2019 11:16 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Justin Turner had three extra-base hits, two of them off Chris Sale to continue the Red Sox left-hander's struggles at Fenway Park, and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a four-game losing streak with an 11-2 victory over Boston in a rematch of last year's World Series. Cody Bellinger moved...

Grichuk's glove, bat help Blue Jays hold off Yanks 2-1

Jul. 13, 2019 7:17 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays reliever Daniel Hudson sat alone on the bench after the final out, needing a minute to decompress. He certainly deserved it. With a tribute to former teammate Tyler Skaggs written on his cap, Hudson got Luke Voit to look at strike three with runners at the corners to...

LEADING OFF: Red Sox LH Sale faces Dodgers

Jul. 13, 2019 3:31 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: REMEMBER WHEN Red Sox left-hander Chris Sale faces the Dodgers for the first time since he came out of the bullpen to finish last year's World Series, striking out the side in the ninth inning of Boston's 5-1 victory in Game 5. Sale struggled in his final two...

Domingo Germán helps Yankees beat Blue Jays 4-0

Jul. 12, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Many players use the All-Star break as a time to rest. Yankees starter Domingo Germán spent most of his time preparing for his next start. Germán cruised through six innings of three-hit ball, Edwin Encarnación hit a three-run double and the New York Yankees kicked off the...

LeMahieu, Sanchez help Yankees beat Rays 8-4 in 10 innings

Jul. 4, 2019 10:48 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays put together a late-game fireworks show inside domed Tropicana Field. DJ LeMahieu hit a tiebreaking two-run single and Gary Sanchez had a long three-run homer in the 10th inning, and the AL East-leading Yankees overcome a ninth-inning...

Orioles score 6 in ninth, hold on to beat Rays 9-6

Jul. 4, 2019 12:04 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Orioles surged ahead and then had a tough time staying there. All that happened just in the ninth inning. Renato Nunez hit a three-run homer to complete a six-run ninth, and Baltimore held on for a 9-6 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Wednesday night. Nunez hit one of two...

Germán cruises in return, Urshela helps Yanks beat Mets 5-1

Jul. 3, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo Germán felt solid coming off the injured list. He was happy to get a little support nonetheless. Germán pitched six sharp innings in his return from injury, Didi Gregorius and Gio Urshela hit consecutive homers, and the New York Yankees beat the Mets 5-1 Wednesday night....

All-Star Charlie Morton Ks 12, Rays beat Orioles 6-3

Jul. 2, 2019 11:20 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Two days after making the All-Star team, Charlie Morton looked the part for the Tampa Bay Rays. Morton struck out six straight batters and a season-high 12 overall, taking over the AL lead in ERA during a 6-3 win against the Baltimore Orioles on Tuesday night. The right-hander...