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Ohtani hits 45th HR while surging Astros rout Angels 10-5

Sep. 22, 2021 02:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani's latest majestic homer wasn't nearly enough to turn back the Houston Astros as they steamroll toward another AL West title. Ohtani hit his 45th homer in the eighth inning, but Aledmys Díaz and Kyle Tucker hit back-to-back homers...

LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 21, 2021 02:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound — and plate — as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6, 2.78...

Shane Baz wins MLB debut, Rays cut Blue Jays' wild-card lead

Sep. 21, 2021 00:00 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane Baz pitched two-hit ball for five innings to win his major league debut and the AL East-leading Tampa Bay Rays cut Toronto's lead in the wild-card chase, holding off the Blue Jays 6-4 on Monday night. Tampa Bay has a seven-game...

LEADING OFF: Gausman brings bat, arm for NL West-leading SF

Sep. 20, 2021 23:09 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ PITCH AND POP Kevin Gausman returns to the mound -- and plate -- as he tries to help the Giants protect their lead in the NL West. Gausman (14-6,...

Perez breaks Bench's home run record; Royals sweep Indians

Sep. 20, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Salvador Perez hit his 46th home run, breaking Johnny Bench’s record for most by a catcher in a season to highlight the opener, then the Kansas City Royals completed a doubleheader sweep by beating the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Monday night. Perez hit a...

Former OF Gose flashes 100 mph heat for Indians, fans Perez

Sep. 20, 2021 22:36 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Formerly a fleet outfielder, Anthony Gose returned to the majors five years later Monday night as a rocket-armed reliever for the Cleveland Indians, flashing 100 mph heat and fanning Royals slugger Salvador Perez. Gose pitched 1 2/3 innings, allowing...

Batting title races jumbled as MLB season winds down

Sep. 20, 2021 12:15 PM EDT

The bar for the batting title is unusually low this year — and that's creating wild races for the honor in both leagues. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. leads the majors in hitting with a .321 average, and Trea Turner is atop the National League at .316. According to...

Ohtani strkes out 10, A's beat Angels 3-2, stay in WC race

Sep. 19, 2021 21:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani struck out 10 but went winless in consecutive starts on the mound for the first time since June, and the Oakland Athletics rebounded from a bullpen meltdown to beat the Los Angeles Angels 3-2 in 10 innings Sunday. ...

Berríos tops old team, Blue Jays increase lead, beat Twins

Sep. 19, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos pitched into the seventh inning to beat his former team, Bo Bichette homered in a five-run first inning and the Toronto Blue Jays increased their lead in the playoff race by beating the Minnesota Twins 5-3 Sunday. Toronto now leads the New...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani returns to mound, Jays' Berríos vs Twins

Sep. 18, 2021 21:15 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ GO-TANI Shohei Ohtani is set to pitch for the Angels at home against Oakland a few days after manager Joe Maddon contemplated shutting down the two-way star with arm...