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Seager triggers wild 8th as Rangers rally past Angels 10-5

May. 18, 2022 01:20 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Corey Seager, Kole Calhoun and the Texas Rangers chased Reid Detmers early with homers in the left-hander's first start since throwing a no-hitter for the Los Angeles Angels. They won it late with bloops, walks and LA errors. Seager triggered...

A's snap out of offensive funk to beat Twins 5-2

May. 18, 2022 01:17 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seth Brown hit a tiebreaking double in the seventh inning, Sean Murphy followed with a two-run single and the Oakland Athletics ended their four-game losing streak against the Twins, beating Minnesota 5-2 on Tuesday night. Kevin Smith homered to end a long...

Houston rockets: Astros hit 5 HRs in 2nd, rout Red Sox 13-4

May. 17, 2022 23:41 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox starter Nathan Eolvaldi needed just five pitches to get the Astros out in order in the first inning Tuesday night. Houston responded by hitting five home runs off him as part of a nine-run second to tie the MLB record for most homers in an inning, ending his...

Judge homers twice as Yankees edge Orioles 5-4

May. 17, 2022 23:18 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — The new wall in left field at Camden Yards served its purpose, denying Aaron Judge a home run on his 399-foot drive in the first inning. “I learned my lesson and decided to go to right field after that,” he said. The ballpark couldn't hold...

White Sox and Royals split doubleheader

May. 17, 2022 23:13 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brady Singer outdueled Davis Martin as the Kansas City Royals beat the Chicago White Sox 2-1 in the second game of a doubleheader on Tuesday. The White Sox won the first game 3-0. Singer (1-0) had his best outing since last September 5, when...

Kiermaier, Phillips, Arozarena homer, Rays beat Tigers 8-1

May. 17, 2022 23:01 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier, Brett Phillips and Randy Arozarena homered and drove in two runs each, Shane McClanahan struck out seven in seven innings and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Detroit Tigers 8-1 on Tuesday night. Ji-Man Choi also drove in two runs for the...

Berríos sharp as Jays blank Mariners behind Springer triple

May. 17, 2022 22:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos and two relievers combined on a six-hitter, George Springer provided all the offense with a bases-loaded triple and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Seattle Mariners 3-0 Tuesday. Berríos (3-2) stopped a two-start losing streak and matched his...

O's Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for drug distribution

May. 17, 2022 19:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Baltimore Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey was suspended for 60 games by Major League Baseball on Tuesday for distributing a prohibited drug of abuse, a punishment stemming from his admission of providing opioids to a teammate who fatally overdosed. The former New York...

Brewers pitcher Mejía banned 80 games for positive drug test

May. 17, 2022 18:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Milwaukee pitcher J.C. Mejía was suspended for 80 games on Tuesday following a positive test for the performance-enhancing substance Stanozolol, the second Brewers player disciplined this season under Major League Baseball’s drug program. A 25-year-old...

Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for distribution of prohibited drug of abuse

May. 17, 2022 16:34 PM EDT
NEW YORK (AP) — Orioles pitcher Matt Harvey suspended 60 games by MLB for distribution of prohibited drug of abuse.