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Dodgers fall 2 games back in NL West, lose to Rockies 10-5

Sep. 23, 2021 02:40 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — First Julio Urías. Now Walker Buehler. That's back-to-back off outings from key cogs in a Los Angeles rotation that boasted the best ERA in baseball. Logging too many innings? Wearing down? Dodgers manager Dave Roberts had a simpler...

Astros move closer, beat Angels in 12; Ohtani out at plate

Sep. 23, 2021 02:34 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Jose Altuve hit a two-run double in the 12th inning and the Houston Astros, after throwing out Shohei Ohtani at the plate to preserve a tie, broke away to defeat the Los Angeles Angels 9-5 Wednesday night. Houston, which has won four straight and...

Bryant, Posey lead Giants to 8-5 win over fading Friars

Sep. 23, 2021 02:21 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kris Bryant hit a bases-clearing double, Buster Posey had four hits and scored three times, and reliever Camilo Doval got San Francisco out of a big jam as the Giants beat the free-falling San Diego Padres 8-6 Wednesday night to take a two-game lead in the NL West. ...

NL East-leading Braves overcome Duvall's lost HR in victory

Sep. 23, 2021 02:07 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Duvall lost a home run to a baserunning miscue, but Atlanta rebounded with homers by Austin Riley, Ozzie Albies and Freddie Freeman and the Braves beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 9-2 on Wednesday night. Ian Anderson pitched two-hit ball in six-plus...

Seager, France HR, Mariners top A's, move up in playoff race

Sep. 23, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais has said the Mariners might need a nice winning streak during the September stretch run to make a real postseason push. Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run for a career-best 100 RBIs, Ty France also connected and the...

Soto takes over NL batting lead, Nationals beat Marlins 7-5

Sep. 23, 2021 00:26 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Juan Soto took over the NL batting lead, getting three hits and three RBIs to help the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 7-5 Wednesday night. Soto singled, doubled and hit his 27th homer, raising his average to .321 and passing former teammate...

LEADING OFF: Bassitt back, Chisox try to clinch, Max starts

Sep. 23, 2021 00:22 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Thursday: ___ Oakland right-hander Chris Bassitt promised to return to the mound by season’s end following a frightening 100 mph line drive to the face on Aug. 17. He’ll get...

Kepler homers twice, Ryan’s 11 Ks lead Twins over Cubs 5-4

Sep. 23, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Max Kepler homered twice, rookie Joe Ryan struck out a season-high 11, and the Minnesota Twins held on to beat the Chicago Cubs 5-4 Wednesday night. Kepler staked the Twins to a 2-0 lead with a homer in the first inning and hit his 19th home run in the...

Cards win 11th in row, best streak since 2001; stall Brewers

Sep. 23, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Paul Goldschmidt and Tyler O’Neill homered as the St. Louis Cardinals won their 11th straight game, extending their lead for the second NL wild-card spot and beating the division-leading Milwaukee Brewers 10-2 Wednesday night. Goldschmidt also...

Braves' Duvall ends up with single on ball that clears fence

Sep. 23, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Adam Duvall passed teammate Austin Riley while running the bases after a drive over the wall in left-center, costing the Atlanta Braves slugger his 38th homer of the season. Duvall was ultimately credited with a two-run single on the bizarre first-inning...