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Cole strikes out 12 in eight innings, Yankees beat Rays 1-0

May. 12, 2021 22:10 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Gerrit Cole struck out 12 over eight stellar innings, Aaron Hicks had a sacrifice fly and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 1-0 on Wednesday night amid a coronavirus outbreak that sidelined shortstop Gleyber Torres. Cole (5-1)...

LEADING OFF: Padres, Yanks carry on thru COVID outbreaks

May. 12, 2021 21:00 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Thursday: ___ PANDEMIC PROBLEMS The San Diego Padres and New York Yankees are both short-staffed due to COVID-19 outbreaks, but neither has had to interrupt their schedule. ...

Dodgers 3B Edwin Ríos out for season after shoulder surgery

May. 12, 2021 20:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers backup third baseman Edwin Ríos will miss the rest of the season after surgery on his right shoulder. Right-hander Dustin May also underwent Tommy John surgery on Wednesday, sidelining him until at least the summer of 2022. ...

Virus-depleted Padres beat Rox 5-3 behind Caratini's slam

May. 12, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Victor Caratini lined a two-out grand slam in the sixth, powering the virus-depleted San Diego Padres to a 5-3 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday in a doubleheader opener. Second baseman Austin Nola — a catcher pressed into infield duty...

Injuries hit D-backs again with Gallen, Walker on 10-day IL

May. 12, 2021 19:14 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks continued to deal with a surge of early-season injuries, putting starting pitcher Zac Gallen and first baseman Christian Walker on the 10-day injured list Wednesday. Gallen has a sprained right ulnar collateral ligament, which is...

Brewers ace Burnes had COVID-19, was asymptomatic

May. 12, 2021 18:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers ace Corbin Burnes says he tested positive for the coronavirus last month but remained asymptomatic throughout his stint on the injured list. Burnes is expected to start Thursday against the St. Louis Cardinals in his first appearance...

7 Yanks coaches, staff have virus, Torres out as precaution

May. 12, 2021 18:39 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres was kept out of Wednesday night’s starting lineup at Tampa Bay as a precaution as the number of confirmed positive COVID-19 tests among the team’s coaching and support staff reached seven. Manager...

Amed Rosario's hit in 10th gives Indians 2-1 win over Cubs

May. 12, 2021 18:37 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Amed Rosario's bases-loaded single with two outs in the 10th inning gave the Cleveland Indians a 2-1 win over the Chicago Cubs on Wednesday. Rosario, who drove in Cleveland’s first run with a sixth-inning double, singled to right on a 1-1 pitch from...

Braves' Soroka has setback, to have second Achilles surgery

May. 12, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves right-hander Mike Soroka has experienced a setback in his recovery from surgery to repair his torn right Achilles tendon and will have a follow-up procedure next week. Soroka was the Braves' opening day starter in 2020. He suffered the...

4-run 10th inning leads Reds past Pirates 5-1

May. 12, 2021 17:49 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Jesse Winker and Eugenio Suárez combined to drive in four runs in the 10th inning as Cincinnati’s bullpen threw 5 1/3 hitless innings, and the Reds beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-1 on Wednesday. Winker singled off reliever Duane Underwood Jr. (1-2)...