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Angels roll to 10-3 win, send D-backs to 10th straight loss

Jun. 13, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Patrick Sandoval is turning into a pretty good pitcher for the Los Angeles Angels. He's also become a ringer at a fairly mundane task: Picking up the pregame lineup card, walking it to home plate and handing it to the umpires. Max Stassi hit a two-run...

Buehler, Betts propel Dodgers to 5-3 win over Rangers

Jun. 13, 2021 20:21 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Mookie Betts knows he's struggling. He still homered and scored three runs. The Dodgers' bullpen let six straight Rangers reach base and allowed three runs in the ninth. Kenley Jansen still got three gritty outs with the bases loaded to end it. ...

Tatis' tiebreaking slam in 7th sends Padres past Mets 7-3

Jun. 13, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Starving for a clutch hit, the San Diego Padres got two in a row from precisely the guys you'd expect. Can't hold down Fernando Tatis Jr. and Manny Machado forever. Tatis hit a tiebreaking grand slam in the seventh inning and Machado...

García, Yelich help Brewers sweep Pirates with 5-2 win

Jun. 13, 2021 18:25 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Avisaíl García hit a two-run homer, Christian Yelich added a pinch-hit sacrifice fly on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers completed a three-game sweep of the Pittsburgh Pirates with a 5-2 win on Sunday. Despite getting outhit 10-5,...

Nola lifts Phillies back over .500, beats reeling Yanks 7-0

Jun. 13, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola allowed three hits and struck out nine, leading Philadelphia over the New York Yankees 7-0 Sunday for a two-game sweep that moved the Phillies back over .500. Odubel Herrera, Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto combined to go 7 for 13 with a...

Riley homers, Smyly wins on birthday, Braves top Marlins 6-4

Jun. 13, 2021 17:28 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — For his 32nd birthday, Drew Smyly got the following: an early lead, a big day from Austin Riley and some nifty defense from Ehire Adrianza. And the Atlanta Braves held on for a needed win. Riley homered and drove...

Suárez, surging Reds sweep Rockies, move back over .500

Jun. 13, 2021 17:25 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suárez hit an early two-run homer and the surging Cincinnati Reds climbed back over .500 for the first time since April 21, beating the Colorado Rockies 6-2 Sunday. The Reds have won 10 of their last 13, including three straight over the...

Schwarber hits 2 HRs, Ross dominant as Nats beat Giants 5-0

Jun. 13, 2021 17:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Kyle Schwarber became the sixth player in the history of the Washington Nationals and Montreal Expos franchise to homer in both the first and second innings, driving in four runs in a 5-0 win over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Joe Ross allowed...

Rangers snap 16-game road losing streak, rout Dodgers 12-1

Jun. 13, 2021 02:44 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Texas Rangers thought it was quite appropriate to end their epic road losing streak with one of their most impressive victories of the season. These rebuilding Rangers are all about new beginnings, and they got a big one at Dodger Stadium during...

Pederson homers in 3rd straight game, Cubs beat Cards 7-2

Jun. 13, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joc Pederson homered for the third straight game, Sergio Alcántara and Ian Happ also went deep, and the Chicago Cubs used a five-run second inning to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-2 on Saturday night. Kyle Hendricks (8-4) threw six solid innings for his...