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Acuña's 1st game in Miami since knee injury, leads Braves

May. 20, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. led off the game with a deep double and later singled and stole a base as the Atlanta Braves beat the Miami Marlins 5-3 Friday night in his first game at the stadium where he sustained a season-ending knee injury last year. Marcell Ozuna homered for...

Ramírez shakes off injury, leads Guardians past Tigers 6-1

May. 20, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — José Ramírez hit a three-run homer and tripled a day after avoiding a serious injury when he fouled a ball off his leg, and the Cleveland Guardians defeated the Detroit Tigers 6-1 on Friday night. Both teams were without their managers for the series opener....

Story hits slam to lead Red Sox past Mariners 7-3

May. 20, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a grand slam over the Green Monster — and into the hands of a former Red Sox player — a night after hitting three over Fenway Park’s fabled left field wall, leading Boston to a 7-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Friday night. Story...

Wainwright, Molina help Cardinals to 5-3 win over Pirates

May. 20, 2022 22:29 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Adam Wainwright pitched seven innings of one-run ball to extend his domination of Pittsburgh, and battery-mate Yadier Molina keyed a four-run sixth inning with a two-run single as the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Pirates 5-3 on Friday night. Wainwright has won 10...

Thankful Melvin happy to be back in Padres dugout

May. 20, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — A smiling and thankful Bob Melvin returned to manage the San Diego Padres for the start of a three-game series in San Francisco on Friday, less than two weeks after undergoing prostate surgery. Melvin emerged from the visitor’s dugout wearing his uniform for...

Ryu sharp in 1st win of year, Blue Jays beat Votto, Reds 2-1

May. 20, 2022 22:02 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Hyun Jin Ryu pitched six shutout innings to earn his first victory of the season, and the Blue Jays held Reds star Joey Votto in check in his return from COVID-19 as Toronto beat Cincinnati 2-1 Friday night. Toronto improved to 11-6 in one-run games. They are 21-18...

Story's slam snagged by former Sox player in Monster seats

May. 20, 2022 21:13 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox second baseman Trevor Story connected again Friday night — this time with a former Boston player seated atop the Green Monster. Story, who hit three home runs in Boston’s victory Thursday, launched a grand slam to give the Red Sox a 4-0 lead over Seattle...

Snowballs not baseballs: Winter storm wipes out Mets-Rockies

May. 20, 2022 20:42 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Kris Bryant's return from a back injury will have to wait. It's hard to play baseball during a snowstorm in Colorado. The opener of the Rockies' three-game series against the New York Mets was postponed Friday, 6 1/2 hours before the scheduled first pitch, with a...

Reds activate slugger Votto off IL before Toronto series

May. 20, 2022 19:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — The Cincinnati Reds activated Canadian slugger Joey Votto off the injured list before Friday’s game in Toronto against the Blue Jays. A six-time All-Star in 16 seasons, Votto hasn’t played a lot in front of the local fans — only nine games at Rogers Centre,...

Rojas hits 3 home runs, Dbacks outslug Cubs in HR derby 10-6

May. 20, 2022 19:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — On a perfect day to play home run derby at Wrigley Field, the big winner was Josh Rojas. Rojas launched his first three longballs of the season and the Arizona Diamondbacks powered past the Chicago Cubs 10-6 Friday. With a strong wind blowing out on a...