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Harris' late blast lifts Braves to 4-3 win over Marlins

Aug. 13, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Michael Harris II had two hits, including a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Friday night. Eddie Rosario singled and doubled, and Matt Olson also went deep for the Braves in the opener of a four-game...

Marlins end Phillies' 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter,...

Acuña, Rosario lead Braves past Mets 9-6 in NL East showdown

Aug. 06, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe those Mets fans out in right field should just leave Ronald Acuña Jr. alone. Razzed at Citi Field with 40,000-plus on hand, Acuña matched his career high with four hits and robbed Pete Alonso of a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves built a big early lead...

Trade deadline recap: Soto to Padres; Phillies, Twins add

Aug. 03, 2022 03:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Juan Soto is joining Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in San Diego. Jorge López, Michael Fulmer and Tyler Mahle are going to Minnesota. Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson and Brandon Marsh are heading to Philadelphia, and Joey Gallo is looking for a fresh start with the Los...

Devers homers in return from IL as Boston downs Astros 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is feeling good about his team with Rafael Devers healthy and back in the lineup and the recent additions of Eric Hosmer and Tommy Pham. Devers homered with two RBIs in his return from the injured list to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1...

Strider, Rosario power Braves to 13-1 rout of Phillies

Aug. 02, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider doesn't relish striking out as many batters as possible. His goal is simply to pitch six or seven innings and give the Atlanta Braves a chance to win. “That's been my focus, my actual narrowed-down goal — the only thing I'm trying to do is deep...

Braves make flurry of trades looking for another title run

Aug. 02, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to replicate the deals that helped carry them to a World Series title in 2021, the Atlanta Braves added another starting pitcher, bolstered their bullpen and bulked up the outfield ahead of the trade deadline Tuesday. After acquiring corner outfielder Robbie...

Alvarez hits RBI single in 10th to lift Astros over M's 3-2

Jul. 31, 2022 18:44 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Seattle Mariners took a chance by pitching to Houston's Yordan Alvarez instead of walking him with two on and one out in the 10th inning Sunday, the All-Star slugger was determined to take advantage of the opportunity. “I just got focused and said I was...

Toro pinch-hits for hurt J-Rod, leads Mariners past Astros

Jul. 31, 2022 00:04 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Abraham Toro pinch-hit for injured All-Star Julio Rodriguez and delivered a two-run single with two outs in the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners rallied past the AL-West leading Houston Astros 5-4 on Saturday night. Rodriguez was hit on the back of the hand as he...

Tony Kemp homers, hits 2-run 2B as A's beat streaking Astros

Jul. 26, 2022 01:42 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adam Oller sat at his locker a nervous wreck as he watched the stressful final few outs on a corner clubhouse TV, elbows on knees and knees bouncing into the air. Lou Trivino eventually finished it, and Oller finally had his first major league win, more than...