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Longtime minor leaguer Bernard helps Rockies beat Arizona

Aug. 13, 2022 00:40 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Longtime minor leaguer Wynton Bernard singled, stole a base and scored in his major league debut, helping the Colorado Rockies beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 on Friday night. Brian Serven homered, Dinelson Lamet (1-1) pitched a perfect seventh inning for the win...

Rockies' Bernard makes MLB debut after decade in minors

Aug. 13, 2022 00:35 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Wynton Bernard finally got his chance to play in the major leagues a decade after he was drafted by the San Diego Padres, and he made it count. The Colorado Rockies selected Bernard’s contract from Triple-A Albuquerque on Friday. He batted eighth and played center...

Braves call up top prospect Grissom, bring back RHP Yates

Aug. 10, 2022 17:08 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Atlanta Braves called up prized prospect Vaughn Grissom to play second base Wednesday and brought back former Padres closer Kirby Yates from a rehab assignment — nearly two years after he last pitched in the big leagues. The 21-year-old Grissom was in the...

Brewers break out of recent slide with 5-3 victory over Rays

Aug. 10, 2022 00:21 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — With each of Milwaukee's top two closer options unavailable, Matt Bush stepped in and showcased the depth of the Brewers' bullpen as they adapt to life without four-time All-Star Josh Hader. Bush, acquired from the Texas Rangers last week, struck out two batters...

Wood, Giants beat slumping Padres 1-0 after overturned call

Aug. 09, 2022 02:20 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Not all the San Francisco Giants were convinced they had nailed Brandon Drury at the plate, although they were certain of one thing — catcher Joey Bart made one heck of a pick and tag to deny the San Diego Padres what would have been the tying run. Alex Wood...

Former big league slugger Dietrich suspended for 50 games

Aug. 05, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Former big league slugger Derek Dietrich has been suspended for 50 games for testing positive for a stimulant. Dietrich, 33, is on the roster of the New York Yankees’ Triple-A affiliate, Scranton/Wilkes-Barre. He last appeared in the majors with Texas in 2020. ...

Rangers introduce Rocker same day that 2 past No. 1s debut

Aug. 04, 2022 21:04 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Kumar Rocker will spend a few more days around the Texas Rangers before going to Arizona, where the third overall draft pick is expected to make his organizational debut in the fall instructional league. “Getting through this process is the starting...

DeGrom dazzles in return, bullpen costs Mets in loss to Nats

Aug. 03, 2022 04:35 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The nerves lasted longer than usual for Jacob deGrom. He was perfectly fine with that after waiting so long to get back on the mound. Making his first major league start in more than a year, deGrom looked almost back to his Cy Young Award self. He allowed one run...

Trade deadline recap: Soto to Padres; Phillies, Twins add

Aug. 03, 2022 03:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Juan Soto is joining Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in San Diego. Jorge López, Michael Fulmer and Tyler Mahle are going to Minnesota. Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson and Brandon Marsh are heading to Philadelphia, and Joey Gallo is looking for a fresh start with the Los...

As Vin Scully's death announced, Dodgers beat Giants 9-5

Aug. 03, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — In a game played as Vin Scully's death was announced by the Dodgers, Los Angeles beat the San Francisco Giants 9-5 on Tuesday night behind Mookie Betts' 24th home run and three RBIs. The Giants played a tribute on their video board after the final out at Oracle...