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Cardinals homer in 14th straight game, beat Dodgers 5-2

Aug. 22, 2018 2:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Even when the Cardinals run into each other, they can't lose. Yadier Molina and Marcell Ozuna slugged two-run homers and St. Louis overcame a lack of communication in the outfield to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 on Tuesday night. The Cardinals improved to a major league-best 16-4 in...

Reddick's HR, rookie's poise help Astros beat Seattle, 3-2

Aug. 22, 2018 2:34 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Houston manager A.J. Hinch knows his pitching staff can throw good fastballs. However, it is the change-of-direction pitches that bring a smile to his face. Rookie left-hander Framber Valdez won in his big-league debut, and Josh Reddick homered to give the Astros the lead for good as they...

LEADING OFF: Murphy to Cubs, Yanks check Chapman, Posey hip

Aug. 22, 2018 2:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: RALLY MURPHY The Cubs have scored exactly one run in five straight games, all via solo homers, but they're hoping new addition Daniel Murphy can help string together some hits. The NL Central leaders bolstered their struggling lineup by acquiring Murphy in a...

Dbacks walk off on throwing error by Angels' Bedrosian

Aug. 22, 2018 1:54 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks played small ball looking for the winning run in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Angels couldn't defend it. Angels pitcher Cam Bedrosian threw wildly after fielding a sacrifice bunt attempt in the bottom of the ninth, allowing Jon Jay to score and the...

Twins down White Sox 5-2, spoil Kopech's debut

Aug. 22, 2018 1:42 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — A little rain cut short Michael Kopech's anticipated big league debut Tuesday night. Couldn't damper his spirits, though. Eddie Rosario led the Minnesota Twins to a 5-2 victory, but not before Kopech pitched two scoreless innings in a rain-shortened start and gave Chicago a glimpse of a...

Davis connects again for 38th home run, A's blank Rangers

Aug. 22, 2018 1:37 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Khris Davis is right on the cusp of a third straight 40-homer season and just reached 100 RBIs for the third time in as many years with the Athletics, and he is still aiming for far more. The playoffs are the primary focus as he clears the fences at a remarkable rate. Davis homered...

Hours after trades, Nationals rally past Phillies 10-4

Aug. 22, 2018 1:28 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Andrew Stevenson was still driving toward Nationals Park when Tuesday night's game against the Phillies began. Thanks to a lengthy rain delay, he got there in plenty of time to help Washington get the win. Stevenson and Wilmer Difo hit back-to-back home runs in a five-run sixth inning and...

Yankees slugger Stanton touched by Miami reception in return

Aug. 22, 2018 1:09 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Yankees slugger choked up. Giancarlo Stanton acknowledged being touched by the warm reception he received the first time he stepped to the plate Tuesday at Marlins Park. He saluted the crowd, waved and patted his chest as he looked to the stands. He then singled sharply to left field....

Gennett homers as Reds beat Brewers 9-7

Aug. 22, 2018 1:05 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Scooter Gennett burned his former team in a big way Tuesday night. Gennett hit a tiebreaking solo homer with two out in the ninth, helping the Cincinnati Reds beat Milwaukee 9-7 and prevent the Brewers from gaining ground in the National League playoff race. The 28-year-old Gennett played...

Hosmer, Hedges power Padres to 4-3 win over Rockies

Aug. 22, 2018 12:49 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Colorado Rockies are at a loss for why they scuffle against teams with a losing record. It's a trend they just can't seem to shake — even when they're rolling along. Eric Hosmer and Austin Hedges homered off Tyler Anderson and the San Diego Padres cooled off the Rockies with a 4-3...