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Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

Apr. 23, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After the Yankees' vaunted closer blew a 12th-inning lead, but before New York manufactured another run while striking out four times in the 14th, an Angels outfielder playing second base for the first time in his pro career dived to stop a grounder and made a fine throw to get the...

LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

Apr. 23, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PLAYING TWO After rain postponed his scheduled start Monday, Boston's Chris Sale gets the ball for Game One of a doubleheader against Detroit. Sale (0-4, 8.50) has concerned Red Sox fans with lousy results and subpar stuff this season, though his velocity ticked...

Piscotty's 3 RBIs lead A's over Rangers, end 3-game skid

Apr. 23, 2019 1:51 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Athletics found their winning formula again: Grab an early lead, the starters keep them in the game, and then allow the deep bullpen to handle the rest. Stephen Piscotty homered and drove in three runs to back Chris Bassitt's winning season debut, and Oakland beat the Texas...

Arenado homers for 1,000th hit, Rockies rally past Nats 7-5

Apr. 23, 2019 1:38 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — No. 1,000 was nothing new for Nolan Arenado. Arenado hit a tiebreaking homer for his 1,000th career hit and the Colorado Rockies rallied to beat the Washington Nationals 7-5 Monday night. Arenado also doubled twice and drove in two to help the Rockies win for the seventh time in eight games....

Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

Apr. 23, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Muttering on his way back to the dugout, it was clear Bryce Harper was miffed. Moments later, the fans who had been heckling him at Citi Field saw just how mad he really was. Harper bolted from the bench , wildly pointing and yelling while confronting the plate umpire after being ejected,...

Pirates reliever Burdi injured; Arizona rallies for 12-4 win

Apr. 23, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Nick Burdi's combination of grit and resilience — oh and a fastball that can touch triple digits — helped the Pittsburgh Pirates reliever carve out a spot in the big leagues less than two years removed from Tommy John surgery on his right arm. One innocent-looking pitch to...

Arizona tops Pirates 12-4; Bucs' Burdi exits with arm injury

Apr. 23, 2019 12:01 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates reliever Nick Burdi left in tears with a right arm injury, a chilling low point for Pittsburgh in a 12-4 loss to the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Burdi, who had Tommy John surgery in 2017, had already given up five runs in a third of an inning when he fired a 96 mph...

New dad Zunino hits 2-run HR to help Rays rally past Royals

Apr. 22, 2019 11:13 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Mike Zunino's first home run for the Tampa Bay Rays was one to remember. The veteran catcher was reinstated from the paternity list, three days after the birth of his first child, and hit a two-run shot that helped the AL East leaders stop a season-high four-game skid with a 6-3...

Hurricanes rally past Capitals 5-2, force Game 7

Apr. 22, 2019 11:07 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Justin Williams earned another chance to live up to his nickname. The rest of the Carolina Hurricanes aren't yet ready to end their first playoff appearance in a decade. Jordan Staal scored the go-ahead goal and added an assist in the third period, and the Hurricanes beat the...

Rockies' Kyle Freeland on injured list with finger blister

Apr. 22, 2019 9:43 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Colorado Rockies left-hander Kyle Freeland was placed on the 10-day injured list because of a blister on the middle finger of his pitching hand. Freeland pitched two-hit ball over six scoreless innings Thursday is a 6-2 win over Philadelphia. The 25-year-old's outing was cut short after 86...