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Cardinals outslug Yankees 12-9 to complete 3-game sweep

Aug. 07, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong both homered and drove in four runs to help the St. Louis Cardinals outlast the New York Yankees 12-9 on Sunday, completing a three-game sweep. St. Louis won its season-high seventh straight in a slugfest that took 4 hours, 25 minutes...

Jays top Twins on overturned call in 10th; Baldelli ejected

Aug. 07, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Cavan Biggio hit a sacrifice fly in the 10th inning and Whit Merrifield scored on an overturned call to lead the Toronto Blue Jays to a 3-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Sunday and split the four-game series. Merrifield was originally called out at the...

Rays draw 2 bases-loaded walks in 9th, beat Tigers 7-0

Aug. 07, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Yu Chang and Yandy Diaz drew bases-loaded walks in a seven-run ninth inning, leading the Tampa Bay Rays to a 7-0 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. With the game scoreless in the ninth, Isaac Parades hit a one-out single off Tigers closer Gregory Soto (2-6), then...

Melendez posts 6-RBI game as Royals smash Red Sox 13-5

Aug. 07, 2022 18:24 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — MJ Melendez hit a three-run home run in the fifth inning and had a career-high six RBIs to help the Kansas City Royals beat the Boston Red Sox 13-5 on Sunday. The rookie Melendez blasted it an estimated 406-feet to right field which bounced into the...

Pirates get rare win at Camden Yards, 8-1 over Orioles

Aug. 07, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Bryse Wilson pitched effectively into the sixth inning, Ke'Bryan Hayes homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped Baltimore's five-game winning streak Sunday with an 8-1 victory over the Orioles. The Pirates also ended their own nine-game skid at Camden Yards,...

Orioles manager Brandon Hyde ejected against Pirates

Aug. 07, 2022 16:03 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles manager Brandon Hyde has been ejected from Sunday's game against Pittsburgh. Hyde was tossed after he came out to talk to umpires about a replay review that awarded the Pirates a run in the seventh inning. Greg Allen initially was called out on a play at...

Twins top Blue Jays 7-3 behind clutch Polanco, strong 'pen

Aug. 07, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota's bullpen — and prospect of staying in first place — took a badly needed turn this week for the better. The trade deadline produced some true relief for them. Jorge Polanco had a pair of two-out RBIs and Jose Miranda homered for the...

Rays pitching coach injured on visit to mound

Aug. 07, 2022 00:15 AM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays already have 15 players on the injured list. Now pitching coach Kyle Snyder might be on the shelf, too. Snyder injured himself walking toward the mound to visit ace Shane McClanahan during the seventh inning of a 9-1 loss to the Detroit Tigers on...

Max effort: Scherzer Ks 11, Mets beat Braves for DH sweep

Aug. 07, 2022 00:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer tied a season high with 11 strikeouts over seven innings and the New York Mets beat the sloppy Atlanta Braves 6-2 Saturday night to complete a doubleheader sweep. Francisco Lindor had three hits and three RBIs as New York took the opener 8-5, and the...

Montgomery beats former team as Cardinals blank Yankees 1-0

Aug. 06, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery blanked his old teammates over five innings and Nolan Arenado drove in the lone run as the St. Louis Cardinals handed the New York Yankees their season-high fourth straight loss, 1-0 Saturday night. Making his first start for St. Louis since being...