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Patrick Bailey's 4-hit day, 2-run homer into McCovey Cove lift Giants over Diamondbacks 7-3

Apr. 20, 2024 18:55 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Patrick Bailey drove in three runs and had four hits, including a two-run homer into McCovey Cove, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-3 on Saturday. Bailey’s home run off Zac Gallen (3-1) landed in a floating kayak and broke a 3-3,...

De La Cruz homers in the 9th inning as the Marlins beat the Cubs 3-2 in doubleheader opener

Apr. 20, 2024 18:26 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz hit a two-run homer off Adbert Alzolay in the ninth inning, and the Miami Marlins beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Saturday in the opener of a split doubleheader. Luis Arraez collected three more hits for Miami, which had dropped four of five. Jesús...

Brice Turang and Jackson Chourio hit back-to-back homers as Brewers beat Cardinals 12-5

Apr. 20, 2024 18:18 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jackson Chourio followed Brice Turang for back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, becoming the fourth-youngest player since 1900 with four homers in his first 17 games, and the Milwaukee Brewers routed the St. Louis Cardinals 12-5 Saturday. Rhys Hoskins...

Twins right-hander Daniel Duarte scheduled for season-ending elbow surgery

Apr. 20, 2024 18:13 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins right-handed reliever Daniel Duarte will have season-ending elbow surgery on May 8, the team announced Saturday. Twins athletic trainer Nick Paparesta said the surgery will be performed by Dr. Keith Meister in Texas. “He had...

Yankees' slugger Aaron Judge strikes out four times, hears boos on promotional bobblehead day

Apr. 20, 2024 17:58 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees captain Aaron Judge was booed by New York fans on his bobblehead day after he struck out for the fourth time in Saturday's 2-0, 10-inning loss to the Tampa Bay Rays. “I’ve heard worse and I’d probably be doing the same thing in their situation,”...

Ober throws 6 solid innings as Twins stop 5-game slide by edging Tigers 4-3

Apr. 20, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Bailey Ober pitched six solid innings, and the Minnesota Twins stopped a five-game slide by edging the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Saturday. Byron Buxton and Austin Martin each had two hits for Minnesota, which scored three runs on sacrifice flies. ...

First baseman Nathaniel Lowe back with Rangers after missing first 20 games with oblique strain

Apr. 20, 2024 17:44 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Texas Rangers first baseman Nathaniel Lowe was activated from the injured list on Saturday after missing the first 20 games of the season because of a right oblique strain. Lowe started Saturday night's game against the Atlanta Braves and was hitting fifth. ...

Yankees' Cortes learns pump fake pitch is actually illegal; pitches seven innings vs. Rays

Apr. 20, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball has told Yankees pitcher Nelson Cortes that his pump fake pitch to Cleveland’s Andrés Giménez is against the rules. Known for his deceiving leg kicks and windups, Cortes added another trick in his repertoire with a funky move to Giménez in...

Caballero's tiebreaking double in the 10th lifts Rays past Yankees 2-0

Apr. 20, 2024 16:45 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — José Caballero hit a go-ahead double in the 10th inning and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the New York Yankees 2-0 on Saturday. Caballero opened the 10th by lining an 0-2 fastball from Caleb Ferguson (0-3) over center fielder Alex Verdugo to easily score automatic runner...

John Sterling honored by Yankees for 36 seasons and 5,631 games as radio voice

Apr. 20, 2024 15:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After 36 seasons as the voice of the New York Yankees, John Sterling needed just 90 seconds to say goodbye. Sterling was honored with an on-field ceremony before Saturday’s 2-0, 10-inning loss to Tampa Bay, five days after the 85-year-old broadcaster announced his...