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Bryant, Rizzo, Bote homer as Cubs beat Diamondbacks 5-1

Jul. 25, 2021 17:50 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Kris Bryant, Anthony Rizzo and David Bote homered, Trevor Williams pitched effectively into the seventh inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1 on Sunday. Bryant and Bote each hit two-run shots as Chicago took two of three in the...

Bader, Carlson HR in 7-run 4th, Cards batter Gray, Reds 10-6

Jul. 25, 2021 17:46 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Harrison Bader and Dylan Carlson homered during a seven-run burst in the fourth inning and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cincinnati Reds 10-6 on Sunday. Nolan Arenado hit his 20th home run and tripled, and Tyler O'Neill also connected for the...

Another rough outing for Darvish as Padres lose at Miami 9-3

Jul. 25, 2021 17:33 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Padres totaled five hits against seven pitchers. They had one runner thrown out at the plate, and another erased between second and third to short-circuit a rally. A leisurely throw to first by Manny Machado proved costly, and Yu Darvish endured another rough outing. ...

Greinke leads Astros to 3-1 win; Rangers lose 12th straight

Jul. 25, 2021 17:29 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Zack Greinke threw six solid innings, Abraham Toro homered and the Houston Astros sent Texas to its 12th straight loss, beating the Rangers 3-1 Sunday. The Rangers’ skid is tied for second-longest in team history and the first time they've dropped a...

Orioles complete three-game sweep of Nationals with 5-4 win

Jul. 25, 2021 17:22 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Ryan McKenna scored on a sharp grounder by Ramon Urías for the winning run as the Baltimore Orioles completed a three-game sweep of the Washington Nationals with a 5-4 victory on Sunday. Trey Mancini, Maikel Franco and McKenna hit solo homers for the...

Indians rally for 3-2 win, end 11-game losing skid to Rays

Jul. 25, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians showed the Rays they can mount a comeback, too. Bobby Bradley's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning capped Cleveland's late rally and sent the Indians to a 3-2 win on Sunday, snapping their losing streak against Tampa Bay at 11 games. ...

Alonso, McNeil lead Mets past Blue Jays 5-4 in Hill's debut

Jul. 25, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pete Alonso homered again, pinch-hitter Jeff McNeil broke a tie with a two-run double and the New York Mets beat the Toronto Blue Jays 5-4 on Sunday in a successful debut for new starter Rich Hill. Acquired from Tampa Bay in a trade Friday, the...

Ohtani's MLB-best 35th HR lifts Angels past Twins 6-2

Jul. 25, 2021 17:07 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 35th home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Sunday. Ohtani, who had two hits, lasered a line drive into the right-field seats for a solo homer in the sixth inning that broke a 2-all...

Lynch, Soler and Perez lead Royals over Tigers 6-1

Jul. 25, 2021 17:05 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit two home runs, Salvador Perez added a three-run blast and Daniel Lynch pitched eight scoreless innings for his first major league win to lead the Kansas City Royals to a 6-1 win over the Detroit Tigers Sunday. The Royals grabbed...

Dodgers put star OF Mookie Betts on IL with hip inflammation

Jul. 25, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed All-Star right fielder Mookie Betts on the 10-day injured list Sunday with right hip inflammation. In a corresponding move, the Dodgers activated right-hander Jimmy Nelson from the injured list after he recovered from a...