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Harris, Contreras lead Braves' rally for sweep of Marlins

Aug. 14, 2022 17:11 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Rookie Michael Harris II hit a tying homer in the ninth, William Contreras had a go-ahead single and the Atlanta Braves rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 3-1 on Sunday for a sweep of their four-game series. The Braves won their sixth straight after losing four of five...

Marlins end Phillies' 7-game streak; Schwarber strains calf

Aug. 11, 2022 17:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Kyle Schwarber coped with a nagging calf injury through the last few weeks — “the old grind of baseball,” he said — and still helped the Phillies reel off a near-perfect homestand and a run at an NL wild-card spot. But as his right calf felt “tighter, tighter,...

Realmuto, Phils rally past Alcantara, Marlins; 7th W in row

Aug. 10, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto hit an RBI single that capped a three-run rally in the eighth inning off NL ERA leader Sandy Alcantara, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-3 Wednesday night for their seventh straight win. Kyle Schwarber had three hits and drove...

High note: Mets closer Díaz trumpets saves in sound of Citi

Aug. 10, 2022 12:02 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trumpets blare, the bullpen door pops open — here comes Edwin Díaz, baseball's most dominant closer. Cue the fiesta at Citi Field. Once the regular target of angry boos, and decried a rotten egg in the Big Apple, Díaz has become the toast of the...

Realmuto, Wheeler lead Phils past Marlins 4-1 for 6th in row

Aug. 10, 2022 00:03 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — J.T. Realmuto homered, doubled and drove in two runs, Zack Wheeler allowed one run in six sharp innings and the streaking Philadelphia Phillies beat the Miami Marlins 4-1 for their sixth straight victory Tuesday night. Jean Segura also went deep for the...

Dodgers, Mets make post-trade deadline statements

Aug. 08, 2022 10:23 AM EDT

The Los Angeles Dodgers and New York Mets mostly ceded the spotlight at the trade deadline. Then they played like they didn't need much help. The Dodgers swept a three-game series against San Diego to take a 15 1/2-game lead in the NL West, and the Mets took four of...

Dunning blanks old team, García 5 RBIs as Texas routs ChiSox

Aug. 06, 2022 23:33 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Dane Dunning allowed one hit in seven dominant innings against his former team for his first win since April, and Adolis García drove in five runs as the Texas Rangers shut out the Chicago White Sox 8-0 on Saturday night. Chicago's lone hit against Dunning...

Marlins' Sandy Alcantara throws MLB-most 3rd complete game

Aug. 03, 2022 22:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara threw his major league-leading third complete game and the Miami Marlins beat the Cincinnati Reds 3-0 Wednesday night. The All-Star right-hander allowed six hits, walked one and struck out three on 105 pitches for his third career shutout. Alcantara...

LEADING OFF: Soto arrives in SD, Castillo debuts for M's

Aug. 03, 2022 03:25 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ SOTO ARRIVES Juan Soto is set for his San Diego debut at home against Colorado. Before the game, the Padres will hold a news conference to introduce Soto on his first day with the team. The...

Ashcraft shuts down Marlins, Reds extend win streak to 4

Aug. 02, 2022 22:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Graham Ashcraft allowed one unearned run in a career high 8 1/3 innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Miami Marlins 2-1 Tuesday night, extending their winning streak to four games. The 24-year-old Ashcraft (5-2) scattered five hits and struck out three. He was...