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Seager's homer in 12th sends Dodgers to 11-6 win over Padres

Apr. 17, 2021 03:38 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer on Tim Hill's first pitch of the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 11-6 Friday night in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between NL West rivals who have visions of deep playoff...

LEADING OFF: Mets eye clear weather at last, Cubs HBP woes

Apr. 17, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELL RESTED Jacob deGrom and the Mets hope to finally play some baseball. New York has had four games in six days either postponed or suspended due to weather, including a...

France delivers game-winning hit, Mariners drop Astros 6-5

Apr. 17, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the depleted Houston Astros 6-5 on Friday night. Seattle won its third consecutive game and seventh in nine overall. Mitch Haniger had three hits for the second time this...

Justin Upton's grand slam powers Angels past Twins, 10-3

Apr. 17, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Thielbar had two strikes on Mike Trout when both Angels runners advanced on a wild pitch. With first base suddenly open, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli intentionally walked the three-time AL MVP to bring up Justin Upton. When Upton smashed...

Rays dominate Yankees 8-2 in matchup of AL East strugglers

Apr. 17, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier was batting in the eighth inning when some Yankees fans erupted, throwing about a half dozen balls on the field and causing the game to be stopped for 2 minutes, 15 seconds. By the end of Friday night, New York manager Aaron Boone let loose...

Montas leads A's to 6th straight win, 3-0 over Tigers

Apr. 17, 2021 00:44 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Frankie Montas allowed two hits in six sharp innings and the Oakland Athletics won their sixth straight game by beating the Detroit Tigers 3-0 on Friday night. After opening the season with six consecutive losses, the roller-coaster A's are back...

Gov. Kemp faces next test from Trump loyalists in Georgia

Apr. 17, 2021 00:40 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Georgia’s new voting law overhaul kickstarted Gov. Brian Kemp’s effort to reconnect with hardline conservatives angry that the Republican executive didn’t help overturn former President Donald Trump’s loss last November. But the new GOP-backed law hasn’t mollified...

Brubaker pitches Pirates past Brewers 6-1 in series opener

Apr. 17, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — JT Brubaker struck out eight in six impressive innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates extended their recent surge by beating the Milwaukee Brewers 6-1 on Friday night. Colin Moran and Gregory Polanco homered for the Pirates, who have followed a six-game...

Orioles get away from home, win 5-2 at Texas

Apr. 16, 2021 23:44 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Rio Ruiz and D.J. Stewart homered while Jorge López struck out eight in five innings, leading the Baltimore Orioles to a 5-2 victory over the Texas Rangers on Friday night. No. 9 hitter Freddy Galvis had two extra-base hits and scored twice for...

Votto, Castellanos homer in Reds' 10-3 rout of Indians

Apr. 16, 2021 23:40 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto hit a two-run homer to cap a seven-run third inning and the Cincinnati Reds cruised to a 10-3 rout of the Cleveland Indians on Friday night. Jeff Hoffman (2-1) gave the Reds another solid start, surrendering just a run and seven hits through...