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LEADING OFF: Skaggs' funeral, White Sox debut full netting

Jul. 21, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Monday: PAYING RESPECTS Ryan Braun will miss Milwaukee's home game against the Cincinnati Reds to attend the funeral of Los Angeles Angels pitcher Tyler Skaggs, who was found dead in a Texas hotel room on July 1. Braun and Skaggs were workout buddies. Mike Trout and...

Kepler's single gives Twins walk-off win over Athletics

Jul. 21, 2019 8:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — After watching the Oakland Athletics stage a late rally to take the lead for the third straight game, it might have been easy for the Minnesota Twins to get frustrated. Instead, they got back to work and Max Kepler came up with another huge hit. Kepler drove in four runs, including the...

Mariano Rivera closes Hall of Fame induction ceremony

Jul. 21, 2019 7:53 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — For Mariano Rivera, it was the culmination of a storied career, dreams of being the next Pelé long since forgotten. For Brandy Halladay, the Baseball Hall of Fame induction ceremony was a tearful moment to reflect on the accomplishments of her late husband, and she handled a...

Snell, d'Arnaud help Rays beat White Sox to end 5-game skid

Jul. 21, 2019 6:37 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell and Travis d'Arnaud are making good things happen for the Tampa Bay Rays when they're on the field together. Snell struck out 10 in six scoreless innings, d'Arnaud hit his first grand slam and the Rays stopped their longest losing streak of the year at five games by...

Yanks' Voit: 'I thought broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch

Jul. 21, 2019 6:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When first hit by a pitch from Colorado's Chad Bettis, Yankees slugger Luke Voit was scared. He remembered when Giancarlo Stanton's jaw was broken by Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago. "I thought broken jaw. My teeth were going to be all scattered everywhere," Voit said Sunday. "I...

Paxton stumbles again, Rockies beat Yanks 8-4 to stop slide

Jul. 21, 2019 6:25 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — For all the talk of an imminent turnaround, James Paxton has not been much of an improvement over Sonny Gray for the New York Yankees. Paxton allowed a leadoff home run for the second straight outing when Charlie Blackmon shook out of a slump with the first of his four hits , starting the...

The Latest: Mariano Rivera inducted into Baseball HOF

Jul. 21, 2019 5:04 PM EDT

COOPERSTOWN, N.Y. (AP) — The Latest on the Baseball Hall of Fame Inductions (all times local): ___ 4:40 p.m. Mariano Rivera has been inducted into the Baseball Hall of Fame. Taking the podium last as he predicted, the former New York Yankees star reliever had to wait for the chants of his name to stop...

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

Jul. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees' winning...

Big league ballparks broil as heat wave grips much of majors

Jul. 21, 2019 7:35 AM EDT

At Wrigley Field, misters in the back of the bleachers tried to cool the crowd. At Yankee Stadium, only one player took batting practice on the field. In Cleveland, rules were relaxed on what fans could bring into the park. Even for a sport that promotes high heat, Saturday was a scorcher across the majors. The...

LEADING OFF: Cooperstown calling, moonshots and revved Yanks

Jul. 21, 2019 3:03 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HALL OF A DAY Will closer Mariano Rivera rattle? Will clutch hitter Edgar Martinez choke up? We'll see whether the baseball greats get overwhelmed by emotion when they're enshrined at the Hall of Fame. The induction ceremonies in Cooperstown include another full...