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Brewers' Woodruff leaves in 4th inning against Diamondbacks

Jul. 21, 2019 6:15 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers All-Star right-hander Brandon Woodruff has left his start against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fourth inning with an abdominal injury. Woodruff grimaced after throwing a second strike to Diamondbacks leadoff hitter Tim Locasto on Sunday and Milwaukee's trainer...

Texans' Watt, Hopkins on physically unable to perform list

Jul. 21, 2019 6:14 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Texans have placed star defensive end J.J. Watt and wide receiver DeAndre Hopkins on the physically unable to perform list. Also going on the PUP list was wide receiver DeAndre Carter. Watt, a three-time Defensive Player of the Year, reportedly had knee surgery after last season....

Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Jul. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn't thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he hit. In the latest instance this season around the majors...

Mejia homers as Padres beat Cubs 5-1 to avoid sweep

Jul. 21, 2019 5:53 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Francisco Mejía homered, Fernando Tatis Jr. drove in three runs and the San Diego Padres avoided the sweep, beating the Chicago Cubs 5-1 on Sunday. Mejía and Tatis had two hits apiece for the Padres, who scored three runs in the ninth and have won just two of their last nine. Kyle...

Snell, d'Arnaud help Rays beat White Sox to end 5-game skid

Jul. 21, 2019 4:33 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Blake Snell struck out 10 in six scoreless innings, Travis d'Arnaud hit his first grand slam and the Tampa Bay Rays stopped their longest losing streak of the year at five games by beating the Chicago White Sox 4-2 on Sunday. Snell (6-7) allowed three hits and two walks while...

Hot day, hot bats: Yanks torch Rockies 11-5, win 5th in row

Jul. 21, 2019 3:21 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees were a tripleheader of hot on Saturday. First was the temperature: 94 degrees at game time, the highest for New York this season. Next was the offense, which torched Colorado pitching for the second straight day and romped over the Rockies 11-5 to extend the Yankees' winning...

Rays place CF Kevin Kiermaier on IL with thumb injury

Jul. 21, 2019 2:35 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed oft-injured center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a sprained left thumb and recalled outfielder Guillermo Heredia from Triple-A Durham. Kiermaier is hopeful of missing just a couple of weeks after an MRI on Sunday found...

Indians' Kluber throws off mound in comeback from broken arm

Jul. 21, 2019 1:08 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber threw 30 pitches in a bullpen session as the Cleveland right-hander continues his comeback from a broken forearm. Kluber threw off the mound for the second time Sunday since being struck on the right arm by a line drive on May 1 against Miami. Manager Terry Francona said the...

Yanks' Voit: 'I thought broken jaw' when hit by Bettis pitch

Jul. 21, 2019 12:12 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — When first hit by a pitch from Colorado's Chad Bettis, Yankees slugger Luke Voit was scared. He remembered when Giancarlo Stanton's jaw was broken by Milwaukee's Mike Fiers five years ago. "I thought broken jaw. My teeth were going to be all scattered everywhere," Voit said Sunday. "I...

Rays place CF Kevin Kiermaier on IL with thumb injury

Jul. 21, 2019 10:44 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays placed oft-injured center fielder Kevin Kiermaier on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a sprained left thumb and recalled outfielder Guillermo Heredia from Triple-A Durham. Kiermaier is hopeful of missing just a couple of weeks after an MRI exam Sunday found...