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Toronto's Stroman shuts down Athletics for first win of year

Apr. 20, 2019 12:58 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Marcus Stroman struck out six and pitched into the ninth, Brandon Drury homered, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Oakland Athletics 5-1 on Friday night to snap a seven-game losing streak in the series. Stroman (1-3) allowed six hits and one run with two walks for his first victory...

Lyles, Marte, González injured in Pirates' win over Giants

Apr. 20, 2019 12:54 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Pirates right-hander Jordan Lyles expects to make his next start after an injury scare Friday night. It's not so certain if center fielder Starling Marte and shortstop Erik González will be so lucky. Lyles cruised through six innings before taking a line drive off his pitching hand,...

Verlander, Astros win 7-2 at Rangers after 2 quick homers

Apr. 20, 2019 12:41 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jose Altuve and Alex Bregman homered on consecutive fastballs for the Houston Astros before the game's first out, giving Justin Verlander a three-run lead before he even took the mound. Add in a few doubles, including one by George Springer that should have been a home run, and the...

Sabathia gets 1st win of season as Yankees top Royals 6-2

Apr. 20, 2019 12:40 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Two starts into his final season, CC Sabathia has yet to allow an earned run. Even at 38 years old, he's still playing stopper for the Yankees while closing in on some impressive milestones. Sabathia got his first win of the year and Brett Gardner hit a two-run homer as New York beat the...

Westbrook leads Thunder past Trail Blazers, 120-108

Apr. 20, 2019 12:26 AM EDT

OKLAHOMA CITY (AP) — Russell Westbrook called his play in Game 2 "unacceptable." It was more than acceptable in Game 3. He had 33 points and 11 assists and the Oklahoma City Thunder beat the Portland Trail Blazers 120-108 on Friday night to cut their series deficit to 2-1. Paul George added 22 points,...

Celtics beat Pacers 104-96 to take 3-0 series lead

Apr. 20, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — The Boston Celtics keep following the same game plan. Three games into their first-round playoff series, it's still working. Another dominant second-half defensive performance Friday night helped the Celtics retake control of the game and another late scoring run helped them pull away...

Phillies' Kingery, McCutchen leave with injuries

Apr. 20, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies shortstop Scott Kingery and left fielder Andrew McCutchen both left Friday night's game at Colorado with injuries. Kingery left midway through the fourth inning after straining his right hamstring. McCutchen came out in the sixth with what the team said was inflammation...

Alonso, Cano deliver, Mets hold off Cardinals 5-4

Apr. 20, 2019 12:16 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Pete Alonso hit his seventh home run, Robinson Cano added three hits and the New York Mets held off the St. Louis Cardinals 5-4 on Friday night. Mets closer Edwin Diaz retired Yadier Molina on a flyball with runners at the corners for the final out. Lane Thomas hit a two-run homer...

Hernandez's 3-run homer lifts Dodgers past Brewers 5-3

Apr. 20, 2019 12:15 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Enrique Hernandez lined a three-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning to lift the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night for their sixth consecutive win. Hernandez's home run, his fifth of the season, came on an 0-2 pitch from Brewers closer Josh Hader...

1B Logan Morrison agrees to minor league deal with Yankees

Apr. 20, 2019 12:07 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Logan Morrison agreed to a minor league contract Friday with the New York Yankees, who sought another first base option with Greg Bird again on the injured list. If added to the 40-man roster, Morrison would get a one-year contract with a $1 million salary while in the major leagues....