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Kiermaier knocks in 4, Rays beat Red Sox 8-4 at Fenway

Jul. 06, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier hit an early three-run double and broke a tie with an RBI grounder during a four-run sixth inning that sent the Tampa Bay Rays past the Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Tuesday night. Yandy Díaz had three hits and an RBI as the Rays evened the three-game series...

Schwarber homers twice in Phillies' 11-0 romp past Nationals

Jul. 05, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cristopher Sánchez perked up when he heard Kyle Schwarber's name dropped in a question to the Spanish-speaking pitcher. Sánchez said through a translator that after he returned to the clubhouse after five shutout innings, he had one thing to say to a trainer...

Braves have moment of silence in memory of announcer Motter

Jul. 04, 2022 19:51 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves paid tribute to their longtime public address announcer, Casey Motter, on Monday night in a ceremony before the team’s first home game since his death last week. Following a video tribute to Motter, a moment of silence was observed in his memory...

Rays score 6 in the fifth inning for 7-3 win over Blue Jays

Jul. 03, 2022 18:15 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Shane Baz pitched six innings for his first win of the season, Harold Ramírez and Randy Arozarena hit two-run home runs and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-3 on Sunday. Ji-Man Choi had a solo home run for the Rays in the six-run, seven-hit fifth...

Mejía HRs twice, Rays sweep doubleheader with Blue Jays

Jul. 02, 2022 21:54 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Francisco Mejía homered twice, Isaac Paredes had three hits and five RBIs, and the Tampa Bay Rays swept a doubleheader against the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday. The Rays won the first game 6-2, and nearly doubled their run output for the second with an 11-5 win. ...

Jays RH Gausman leaves game after being hit on foot by liner

Jul. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman left Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader against Tampa Bay after he was hit in the right foot by a line drive from Rays shortstop Wander Franco. Franco’s liner, which had an exit velocity of 100 miles per hour, struck Gausman...

16-year-old Ngoma scores in 89th, Red Bulls beat Atlanta 2-1

Jul. 01, 2022 10:17 AM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Serge Ngoma became the youngest player to score in Major League Soccer this season at 16 years of age, getting a go-ahead goal in the 89th minute as the New York Red Bulls rallied late to beat Atlanta United 2-1 on Thursday night. Lewis Morgan scored on a...

Hernández and Espinal HR, Kikuchi fans 8, Jays beat Rays 4-1

Jun. 30, 2022 23:32 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Teoscar Hernández and Santiago Espinal each hit two-run home runs, Yusei Kikuchi struck out a season-high eight over six innings to snap a seven-start winless streak and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-1 Thursday night. Kikuchi (3-4) allowed one run...

Reynoso scores to lead Minnesota United over LA Galaxy 3-2

Jun. 30, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

CARSON, Calif. (AP) — Emanuel Reynoso scored two goals as Minnesota United stopped a three-game league losing streak with a 3-2 win over the LA Galaxy on Wednesday night. Reynoso scored in the 43rd minute to put United (6-8-3) up 3-0. He also scored in the ninth minute and Franco...

Tellez's 2 HRs, Davis' super catch send Brewers over Rays

Jun. 29, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit two home runs and Milwaukee center fielder Jonathan Davis made a spectacular catch, sending the Brewers over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday. Tellez has five home runs and eight RBIs in his past six games. Tellez hit...