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Rockies lose pitcher Jon Gray for season with foot fracture

Aug. 21, 2019 5:31 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Colorado Rockies on Wednesday placed starting pitcher Jon Gray on the 60-day injured list because of a left foot fracture, ending his season. The 27-year-old Gray is 11-8 with a 3.84 ERA this season. The right-hander was scheduled to start the series finale against the Arizona...

Rays rally in 9th, beat Mariners 7-6 to avoid sweep

Aug. 21, 2019 5:29 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays struggled during a six-game homestand against a pair of last-place teams but were able to break even due to three walk-off wins. Kevin Kiermaier drove in four runs, including a solo homer during a two-run ninth inning, and the Rays avoided a three-game sweep...

Ex-pitcher says he's interested in running for House seat

Aug. 21, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — If former major league pitcher Curt Schilling runs for Congress in Arizona, he said it might be for Democratic U.S. Rep. Tom O'Halleran's seat. Schilling announced last week that he's thinking about a bid for a U.S. House seat, and he has reached out to the Arizona Republican Party, the...

Giolito's 3-hit shutout gives White Sox 4-0 win over Twins

Aug. 21, 2019 4:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched a three-hit shutout of the second-highest scoring team in the major leagues, racking up 12 strikeouts for the Chicago White Sox in a 4-0 victory over Minnesota on Wednesday to take the series from the first-place Twins. Giolito (14-6) allowed only runner past first...

Castillo rebounds as Reds beat Padres 4-2 to win series

Aug. 21, 2019 4:51 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Luis Castillo didn't have his best stuff, but it wasn't nearly as bad as his last start. Cincinnati's All-Star right-hander shook off his worst career start to pitch six solid innings, José Iglesias hit a solo home run and the Reds beat the San Diego Padres 4-2 on Wednesday to win...

Pirates place Chris Archer on IL with shoulder inflammation

Aug. 21, 2019 4:45 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Chris Archer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with right shoulder inflammation, one day after being removed following the first inning of his start against the Washington Nationals. Pirates director of sports medicine Todd Tomczyk said Archer will not throw for at least a week,...

Baseball fan born in 1908 celebrates her 111th birthday

Aug. 21, 2019 4:08 PM EDT

SUNAPEE, N.H. (AP) — A woman has celebrated her 111th birthday in New Hampshire with a bunch of cupcakes and a tribute from singers. Hazel Nilson was born Aug. 21, 1908, in Chicago. A lifelong Chicago Cubs fan, she likes to say she was born the last time the team won the World Series before their big...

Braves place McCann on IL with knee sprain, recall Jackson

Aug. 21, 2019 3:33 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The Atlanta Braves have placed catcher Brian McCann on the 10-day injured list with a left knee sprain. Catcher Alex Jackson was recalled from Triple-A Gwinnett before the team's game against the Miami Marlins. McCann left Tuesday night's 5-1 win over the Marlins after the third inning due...

Kershaw passes Koufax on wins list, Dodgers thump Blue Jays

Aug. 21, 2019 2:36 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — As good as he felt last week in Miami striking out 10 in seven scoreless innings, Clayton Kershaw felt equally as bad back home at Dodger Stadium. "It's a humbling game," the Dodgers ace said. Still, Kershaw navigated his way through six innings to pass Sandy Koufax for most wins by a...

LEADING OFF: Kluber shut down, Mets making moves

Aug. 21, 2019 2:28 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: KLUBOT POWERS BACK DOWN Indians ace Corey Kluber has been shut down for two weeks with an abdominal strain, an injury he sustained during his comeback from a broken arm. Kluber was pulled from a minor league start for Triple-A Columbus at Charlotte on Sunday...