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La Stella's inside-the-park HR powers Angels past Reds, 5-1

Jun. 26, 2019 2:18 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Although the Cincinnati Reds didn't commit an actual error, they made a prolific number of boneheaded plays at Angel Stadium — losing fly balls in center, losing their way on the basepaths, possibly losing track of the outs, even losing their cool over balls and strikes. Tommy...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani works off mound, Keuchel makes 2nd start

Jun. 26, 2019 2:02 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: GETTIN' LOOSE Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani will throw off a mound for the first time since Tommy John surgery. Ohtani had surgery Oct. 1 at the conclusion of his AL Rookie of the Year season. He returned to the Los Angeles lineup as a designated hitter May...

Hernandez hits leadoff homer, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 3-2

Jun. 26, 2019 1:37 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers hit the halfway mark of their schedule with the most wins in the majors and matched the best midway mark in franchise history. The season hasn't been perfect so far, but it's pretty close. Enrique Hernandez hit his sixth career leadoff home run, Justin Turner added a...

Bumgarner strikes out 11 in Giants' 4-2 win over Rockies

Jun. 26, 2019 1:16 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Madison Bumgarner followed up his worst start of the season with one of his best. Bumgarner struck out 11 batters in six innings and also drove in a run with an RBI single that helped lead the San Francisco Giants to a 4-2 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Tuesday night. Bumgarner...

Vogelbach's homer lifts Mariners to first interleague win

Jun. 26, 2019 1:12 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners felt right at home at Miller Park even though it had been nine years since their last visit. "The ball does fly here. It's a very hitter-friendly ballpark," Mariners manager Scott Servais said. "It's a new place for us and our guys were anxious to get up there...

Pinder, Semien and Olson homer as A's beat Cardinals 7-3

Jun. 26, 2019 1:01 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — After a tough eight-game stretch, Chad Pinder is starting to find his hitting stroke. Pinder and Marcus Semien homered in a six-run fifth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-3 Tuesday night. Pinder had three hits Sunday to end a 3-for-23 slump, and...

Bogaerts homers, Red Sox beat White Sox 6-3 in rain

Jun. 26, 2019 1:00 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Red Sox celebrated on a soggy field at Fenway Park, hoping they weren't really halfway through the season. The defending World Series champions want to go well beyond the 162-game schedule and still have some catching up to do. So a 6-3 win over the White Sox on a rainy Tuesday night...

Albies, Acuña hit homers to lead Braves past Cubs 3-2

Jun. 26, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Switch-hitting infielder Ozzie Albies and left-hander Max Fried are young and building impressive numbers against the Chicago Cubs. Albies and Ronald Acuña Jr. homered, Fried tossed six innings of two-hit ball and the Atlanta Braves edged the Cubs 3-2 Tuesday night. Batting...

Rosario helps Twins extend Snell's woes, beat Rays 9-4

Jun. 26, 2019 12:56 AM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins have beaten up on left-handed pitching and former Cy Young award winners in their rise to the American League's best record and majors' top offense. A struggling Blake Snell was the latest victim. Eddie Rosario had four hits, Willians Astudillo added three hits and...

Gurriel, Cole help Astros to 5-1 win over Pirates

Jun. 26, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston's Gerrit Cole tried not to think too much about what it would be like to face his former team leading up to Tuesday night's meeting with the Pittsburgh Pirates. After turning in a solid performance to lead the Astros to a 5-1 win over the Pirates he allowed himself a little time to...