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Ohtani hits 22nd homer of season, Angels beat Tigers 8-3

Jun. 20, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's amazing first three months of the season shows no signs of slowing down. The Japanese slugger homered for the fourth time in five games and matched his high for homers in a season as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Detroit Tigers...

Four shot, including 1-year-old, at Toronto birthday party

Jun. 19, 2021 23:05 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Three children were wounded when gunfire broke out at a child’s outdoor birthday party in western Toronto on Saturday evening. Toronto Police Inspector Kelly Skinner said a 1-year-old boy, a 5-year-old girl and an 11-year-old boy were wounded in the...

Urso’s late goal lifts Orlando City over Toronto FC 3-2

Jun. 19, 2021 22:07 PM EDT

ORLANDO, Fla. (AP) — Júnior Urso scored on a give-and-go with Chris Mueller in the 84th minute to lift Orlando City to a 3-2 victory over Toronto FC on Saturday night. Orlando City (4-1-3) opened the scoring 49 seconds into the match with Tesho Akindele slotting it...

Hurricanes' Jaccob Slavin wins Lady Byng Memorial trophy

Jun. 19, 2021 20:28 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Carolina Hurricanes defenseman Jaccob Slavin won the Lady Byng Memorial trophy for sportsmanship and gentlemanly conduct Saturday, becoming the fourth blue-liner to win the award. The 27-year-old from Denver received 73 of 100 first-place votes submitted...

Guerrero's go-ahead double helps Jays rally past O's 10-7

Jun. 19, 2021 20:25 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his major-league leading 23rd homer and later capped Toronto’s ninth-inning rally with a go-ahead, two-run double, and the Blue Jays ended a five-game skid with a 10-7 victory Saturday over the Baltimore Orioles. Marcus...

Blue Jays acquire reliver Jacob Barnes from Mets

Jun. 19, 2021 17:20 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Reliever Jacob Barnes was acquired by the Toronto Blue Jays from the New York Mets on Saturday for pitching prospect Troy Miller. Barnes, 31, is 1-1 with two saves and a 6.27 ERA over 19 relief appearances this season. He has a 4.53 ERA over his...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani 1st HR Derby entrant, Buehler vs D-backs

Jun. 19, 2021 02:03 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DERBY WATCH Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani is the first confirmed competitor for the All-Star Home Run Derby at Denver’s Coors Field on July 12, and others...

Shohei Ohtani to hit in All-Star Home Run Derby

Jun. 19, 2021 01:23 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Japanese two-way sensation Shohei Ohtani will compete in the All-Star Home Run Derby at Denver's Coors Field on July 12. The Los Angeles Angels star will be the first Japanese-born player in the derby, held the night before the All-Star Game. ...

Back home, Orioles beat Blue Jays 7-1 behind Mullins' 2 HRs

Jun. 18, 2021 23:13 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins swatted his second home run of the game, then took a curtain call as the fans at Camden Yards twirled orange shirts in celebration. The Baltimore Orioles are going through a nightmare on the road right now, but back home against Toronto,...

Orioles put LHP Zimmermann on injured list, cut Cisco

Jun. 18, 2021 16:57 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The Baltimore Orioles put left-hander Bruce Zimmermann on the 10-day injured list with left bicep tendinitis Friday. Zimmermann was supposed to be Baltimore's starter Friday night against Toronto, but the Orioles instead will go with right-hander Thomas...