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Diamondbacks 1B Walker hampered by hip pointer

Apr. 21, 2019 1:46 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Walker is out of the starting lineup for the Arizona Diamondbacks' series finale against the Chicago Cubs because of a hip pointer. Walker got hurt on a play at the plate during Saturday's 6-0 victory. The first baseman finished with a career-high four hits. Wilmer Flores got the...

Rays put Meadows on IL with thumb sprain, reinstate Wendle

Apr. 21, 2019 1:37 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed outfielder Austin Meadows on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right thumb in a series of moves on Sunday. Meadows was hurt when he awkwardly slid into third base on a two-run triple in the seventh inning of Saturday night's 6-5 loss to the Boston...

Judge has 'pretty significant strain,' will be out awhile

Apr. 21, 2019 1:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge won't be back with the New York Yankees anytime soon, a further blow to an injury-decimated team with a mediocre record 3½ weeks into the season. New York's biggest offensive threat and the heart of its clubhouse went on the injured list for the third time in four seasons...

LEADING OFF: Yanks star Judge hurt, Pujols climbs RBI chart

Apr. 21, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: A BENCH FOR THIS JUDGE The New York Yankees are expected to put All-Star slugger Aaron Judge on the injured list, a day after he hurt his left oblique taking a swing against Kansas City. The Yankees already had a dozen players out, including Giancarlo Stanton,...

Pujols passes Ruth on RBI list, but Mariners beat Angels 6-5

Apr. 21, 2019 2:22 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Albert Pujols was humbled after he caught and passed Babe Ruth for fifth place on baseball's career RBI chart. Yet even the Los Angeles Angels slugger's 636th homer was no match for the Seattle Mariners' latest power display. Pujols passed Ruth with an early RBI double and a late...

Phillies get HRs from Harper, McCutchen to beat Rockies 8-5

Apr. 21, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Phil Gosselin grew up winning imaginary games for the Philadelphia Phillies. When his chance came as a major leaguer, the hometown kid came through. Gosselin hit a three-run double that put Philadelphia ahead for good, and the Phillies got homers from Bryce Harper and Andrew McCutchen in...

Reds beat Padres 4-2, extend winning streak to 3 games

Apr. 21, 2019 12:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Cincinnati Reds pitcher Luis Castillo wasn't sharp, but it was hard to tell. "It's a pretty nice luxury when you don't have you best stuff and you strike out nine and walk one," Reds catcher Tucker Barnhart said. Castillo matched a season high with nine strikeouts and Jesse Winker added a...

Acuña's late double rallies Braves, who split with Indians

Apr. 21, 2019 12:39 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr.'s two-run double highlighted Atlanta's five-run rally in the ninth inning as the Braves stormed back to beat the Cleveland Indians 8-7 in the second game of a doubleheader Saturday night and gain a split. The Braves trailed 7-0 after two innings but chipped away late...

Yelich homers twice, Brewers beat Dodgers 5-0

Apr. 21, 2019 12:17 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Ryan Braun stood in the on-deck circle, smiled and shook his head in disbelief as Christian Yelich crossed the plate after hitting his second home run of the game against Los Angeles on Saturday. "I was just laughing. He is impossibly good right now," Braun said. "He's making something...

Gallo goes deep again in Rangers' 9-4 win over Astros, Cole

Apr. 21, 2019 12:12 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Joey Gallo hit another long home run for the Rangers, and that was only part of what made for another frustrating start for Houston Astros right-hander Gerrit Cole against Texas. Cole needed 43 pitches to get out of a five-run first inning, when he struck out Gallo with the bases...