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LEADING OFF: Red Sox-Twins delayed opener; Phils-Mets play 2

Apr. 13, 2021 03:34 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ POSTPONED The Red Sox and Twins were scheduled to begin their series in Minnesota a day late. Monday's opener of a four-game set at Target Field was...

MLB's 2020 rookies debut all over again with fans in stands

Apr. 13, 2021 03:16 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Trevor Rogers’ major league debut was only about half what he expected. “A lot of jitters,” the Miami Marlins left-hander recalled. “And a lot of cardboard cutouts.” Rogers, like the other 211 players who made their big...

Chapman homers, A's beat MadBum and Diamondbacks 9-5

Apr. 13, 2021 02:25 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Oakland has recovered quite nicely from its 0-6 start to the season. Matt Chapman homered among his three hits, Jed Lowrie added two hits and three RBIs, and the Athletics roughed up Madison Bumgarner in a 9-5 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on...

Mize gets 1st win; Tigers beat Astros 6-2 in Hinch's return

Apr. 13, 2021 01:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Back in the place where he'd received so many cheers over the years, one more ovation after a long and difficult time away was almost too much for manager A.J. Hinch to take. Casey Mize tossed seven scoreless innings for his first career win and fellow...

Joey Votto, Jesse Winker homer as Reds beat Giants 3-0

Apr. 13, 2021 01:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Before the first pitch, Giants outfielder LaMonte Wade Jr. accompanied manager Gabe Kapler to home plate for the lineup card exchange with Reds manager David Bell. Wade wanted to personally tell Bell how much his late brother Mike meant to him while...

Chang hits Grandal with throw as White Sox beat Indians 4-3

Apr. 13, 2021 00:52 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel came through on short notice and Chicago's struggling bullpen delivered a big assist. Adam Eaton hit another home run, too. After all that, it took an errant throw to propel the White Sox to one tight win. First baseman...

Chicago Cubs concerned about possible COVID-19 outbreak

Apr. 13, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are concerned about a possible COVID-19 outbreak after two coaches tested positive for the virus and three relievers were placed on the COVID-19-related injured list. The team announced the positive test for bullpen coach Chris Young...

Schwarber debuts, leads Nats over Cardinals 5-2

Apr. 13, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Kyle Schwarber doubled home a run in his delayed Nationals debut, Andrew Stevenson had a pinch-hit homer and Washington beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 Monday night. Schwarber, Josh Bell and Josh Harrison were in the starting lineup after being...

Ohtani's 3 RBIs Trout's HR leads Angels over Royals 10-3

Apr. 13, 2021 00:34 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani can pitch at over 100 mph. He can hit over 100 mph, too. Ohtani had three hits and three RBIs, including a double that left the bat at 119 mph and helped the Los Angeles Angels over the Kansas City Royals 10-3 Monday night. ...

Cooper drives in 3 to lift Marlins over Braves in 10 innings

Apr. 13, 2021 00:28 AM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Garrett Cooper had three RBIs and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning off Jacob Webb, lifting the Miami Marlins to a 5-3 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Monday night. The 10th began with placement runner Jon Berti advancing from second to...