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Baty homers first time up in majors, Mets beat Braves 9-7

Aug. 18, 2022 09:13 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — The first time Brett Baty stepped on the field in the big leagues, he simply took a look around. “I wanted to soak it all in,” he said. Then came a moment he'll remember for a lifetime. Baty homered in his first major league at-bat,...

Cronenworth hits grand slam, Padres beat Marlins 10-3

Aug. 17, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Cronenworth hit a grand slam in the first inning, Ha-Seong Kim also drove in four runs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 on Wednesday. Kim went 3-for-4 with two doubles. Juan Soto reached base three times and scored twice for the Padres, who...

Top prospect Baty homers for Mets in 1st big league at-bat

Aug. 17, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — What a debut for Brett Baty! The 22-year-old third baseman became the fifth player in New York Mets history to homer in his first big league at-bat Wednesday night, launching a two-run shot into the right-field seats against the Atlanta Braves. With a...

Gomes' RBI single in 7th lifts Cubs over Nationals 3-2

Aug. 17, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a tie-breaking single in the seventh inning against his former team and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday to win the three-game series. Franmil Reyes smacked a leadoff double off Jake McGee (1-3) in the seventh. McGee...

Barrero gets game-ending hit as Reds beat Phillies 1-0

Aug. 17, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Barrero hit a game-ending RBI single off Seranthony Domínguez with two out in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Wednesday. Albert Almora Jr. helped set up Barrero's winning hit with a one-out walk. Almora...

Braves' new contracts set them up for long-term success

Aug. 17, 2022 15:57 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Hey, Braves fans, hope you like the core of your team. You're gonna be cheering them on for a while. The reigning World Series champions have moved aggressively to lock up their most vital players to long-term contracts. Rookie sensation...

Former Phillies manager Joe Girardi to join Cubs TV booth

Aug. 17, 2022 13:11 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Former Philadelphia Phillies manager Joe Girardi has joined Marquee Sports Network as a game analyst for the Chicago Cubs, one of his former teams. Marquee said Wednesday that Girardi will be in the booth with Jon Sciambi and former big league pitcher Jim Deshaies...

Wisdom's double in 11th propels Cubs to 7-5 win over Nats

Aug. 17, 2022 00:05 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Wisdom drove in the go-ahead run in the 11th inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 on Tuesday night after losing a 4-0 lead. Wisdom led off the inning with a double down the left-field line against Victor Arano (1-1), scoring...

Fortes slugs 2 HRs, scores winner as Marlins top Padres 4-3

Aug. 16, 2022 23:42 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Nick Fortes hit two solo homers and scored the go-ahead run in the seventh inning, leading the Miami Marlins to a 4-3 win over San Diego Padres on Tuesday night. Peyton Burdick hit a tiebreaking RBI double that scored Fortes, who had singled against Padres reliever...

Hoskins, Phillies post 10,000th franchise win, top Reds

Aug. 16, 2022 23:24 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Rhys Hoskins homered twice and drove in five runs as the Philadelphia Phillies posted the 10,000th win in franchise history, beating the Cincinnati Reds 11-4 Tuesday night. Philadelphia became the last of the original eight National League franchises to reach the...