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Kemp's RBI single in 10th lifts Athletics past Angels 5-4

Oct. 04, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Pinch hitter Tony Kemp had an RBI single in the bottom of the 10th inning, capping a spirited comeback that sent the Oakland Athletics to a 5-4 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Monday night. Cristian Bride’s sacrifice bunt leading off the inning...

Mariners to start playoffs on road, Haggerty hurts leg

Oct. 04, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners will start their first playoff trip in two decades on the road after a costly 4-3 loss Monday night to the Detroit Tigers, who got a two-run homer from Javier Báez. Sam Haggerty singled with two outs in the ninth inning and hurt his left groin...

Phillies down Astros for 1st playoff berth since 2011

Oct. 04, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — When the Philadelphia Phillies fired manager Joe Girardi after a 22-29 start to the season, it was hard to imagine that Bryce Harper, Kyle Schwarber and interim manager Rob Thomson would be dancing in a champagne shower come October. But this team persevered through...

Brewers' playoff hopes end despite 6-5 win over Diamondbacks

Oct. 04, 2022 00:20 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers' dramatic late-inning comeback could only keep their playoff hopes alive for another nine minutes. Hunter Renfroe homered in a ninth-inning rally and singled home the winning run in the 10th, but the Brewers were eliminated from postseason...

Judge still at 61 HRs, Severino 7 no-hit innings for Yanks

Oct. 03, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — While Aaron Judge is down to three more games to try to get his 62nd home run for the New York Yankees, Luis Severino was nearly perfect in a promising final start before the playoffs. Severino faced the minimum 21 batters with one walk while pitching seven...

Nola's perfect-game bid broken up in 7th by Astros' Alvarez

Oct. 03, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Philadelphia’s Aaron Nola allowed his first baserunner Monday night when Houston's Yordan Alvarez singled with two outs in the seventh inning. Nola struck out Aledmys Diaz and retired Mauricio Dubon before Alvarez hit a liner to right field to break up the perfect...

Severino 7 no-hit innings vs Texas Jung gets hit in 8th

Oct. 03, 2022 21:18 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — New York Yankees right-hander Luis Severino pitched seven no-hit innings against the Texas on Monday night, and rookie Josh Jung got the Rangers' first hit with a one-out single in the eighth off Miguel Castro. In the same game slugging teammate Aaron Judge...

Robbie Ray gives up 3 HRs as Athletics topple Mariners 10-3

Oct. 02, 2022 20:19 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — While the Seattle Mariners' top task all along was just getting into the postseason, playing home games in the wild-card round was a very close second. Accomplishing that will now take some significant help from others following Seattle's 10-3 loss to the Oakland...

Trout hits 39th HR, Angels beat Texas 8-3 for 7th straight W

Oct. 02, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels wrapped up the home portion of their seventh consecutive losing season by hitting superbly, pitching more than adequately and extending their longest winning streak in nearly five years. The Halos' frustration will last through another...

Pena homers, drives in 3 to lead Astros over Rays 3-1

Oct. 02, 2022 18:20 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jeremy Pena hit an early two-run homer and drove in an insurance run late, lifting the Houston Astros to a 3-1 victory over the Tampa Bay Rays on Sunday. One pitch after Jose Altuve’s leadoff bunt single, Pena belted a cutter by Rays starter Corey Kluber (10-10)...