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Adams rewards dad's travels, has 2 HR and 7 RBIs for Nats

Jun. 16, 2019 6:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Three years ago, Matt Adams' dad initiated a holiday tradition with his slugging son: No matter where Adams was playing, he would be in the stadium on Father's Day. Jamie Adams got a big payoff for his roughly three-hour drive from Pennsylvania this year. Matt Adams homered twice and...

Diamondbacks hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals 10-3

Jun. 15, 2019 9:24 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks jumped all over three-time All-Star Stephen Strasburg from the opening pitch. Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona's four solo homers off Strasburg and the Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 10-3 on Saturday. Marte homered on the first pitch of the game and...

Scherzer strikes out 10, Nationals beat Arizona 7-3

Jun. 14, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals gave Max Scherzer early run support, and that made his job a lot easier Friday night. Scherzer struck out 10 in seven innings, Anthony Rendon and Howie Kendrick homered and the Nationals defeated the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3. Scherzer (5-5) leads the National...

Greinke takes no-hitter into 7th, Diamondbacks beat Nats 5-0

Jun. 14, 2019 12:23 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Zack Greinke doesn't think much about no-hitters. He was in the minority Thursday night when he took a bid into the seventh inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks cruised to a 5-0 victory over the Washington Nationals. Greinke (8-2) tossed 7 1/3 innings, leaving after a 63-minute rain delay....

LEADING OFF: Lester vs Kershaw, MLB goes to Omaha

Jun. 13, 2019 2:42 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ACES UP Veteran left-handers Jon Lester and Clayton Kershaw square off when the Chicago Cubs visit the Los Angeles Dodgers for the opener of a four-game series. Lester is looking for his third straight victory for Chicago. He allowed four runs in the first...

Merrill Kelly, D-Backs blank Phillies in crisp 3-hitter

Jun. 12, 2019 10:30 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Merrill Kelly is pitching more like an ace than a 30-year-old rookie. Kelly tossed three-hit ball over 7 2/3 innings, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Philadelphia Phillies 2-0 on Wednesday night. Kelly (7-6) struck out five before departing when Bryce Harper entered the game as a...

Kingery's 3-run homer lifts Phillies over D'Backs 7-4

Jun. 11, 2019 11:26 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery's utility role has turned into a starting job, thanks to his hitting. Kingery hit a three-run homer, Jake Arrieta threw six effective innings and the Philadelphia Phillies snapped Arizona's five-game winning streak with a 7-4 victory over the Diamondbacks on Tuesday night....

LEADING OFF: Cruz HR streak, Subway Series doubleheader

Jun. 11, 2019 2:31 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Tuesday: CRUZ CONTROL Twins slugger Nelson Cruz has homered in four straight games, his streak coming soon after his return from a strained wrist that put him on the injured list for more than three weeks. The 38-year-old Cruz is batting .279 with 11 home runs and 28...

8 is Great: D-backs go homer happy in 13-8 win over Phillies

Jun. 11, 2019 12:20 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philadelphia's...

D'backs beat Phillies 13-8, teams combine for record 13 HRs

Jun. 11, 2019 12:08 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game and finished with a team-record eight in a 13-8 win over the Philadelphia Phillies in a homer-happy game on Monday night. Scott Kingery hit two of Philadelphia's five home runs for the combined MLB record of 13...