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Marlins lose to Nats 6-1 after saying Mattingly won't return

Sep. 25, 2022 18:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Aníbal Sánchez threw five scoreless innings and the Washington Nationals beat Miami 6-1 Sunday, hours after the Marlins announced manager Don Mattingly won’t be back next season. The Marlins are 63-90 in Mattingly’s seventh year, and he is the team’s all-time...

Vargas hits 1st homer, Dodgers bounce back to beat Cards 6-2

Sep. 25, 2022 01:23 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Miguel Vargas was already excited after hitting his first major league home run Saturday night. Then the Los Angeles Dodgers first baseman got another big thrill when he was congratulated by Albert Pujols. The veteran St. Louis slugger gave his regards to the...

Rookie Jameson sharp as D-backs split twinbill with Dodgers

Sep. 21, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Drey Jameson pitched six strong innings in his second big league game and Ketel Marte homered as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-2 Tuesday to split a doubleheader. The Dodgers won the opener 6-5 as rookie Miguel Vargas drove in the...

Rookie Vargas, Dodgers rally past D-backs, 5th win in row

Sep. 20, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Rookie Miguel Vargas drove in the go-ahead run with an infield single in a five-run eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied past the Arizona Diamondbacks 6-5 Tuesday for their MLB-leading 44th comeback win in the first game of a doubleheader. “We did...

Brazil's Bolsonaro calls for negotiations to end Ukraine war

Sep. 20, 2022 12:39 PM EDT

RIO DE JANEIRO (AP) — Brazil’s President Jair Bolsonaro on Tuesday repeated his willingness to foster negotiations to resolve the conflict between Russia and Ukraine, calling for a ceasefire but renouncing sanctions and economic isolation. “We have tried to avoid blocking the...

Wright wins 19th, Riley and Rosario homer, Braves beat Nats

Sep. 19, 2022 23:53 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Kyle Wright didn't exactly feel sluggish, just not quite on top of his game. Even so, his performance, which Wright said was just “OK," was good enough to move him closer to 20 wins. “The more times I can go out there and pitch as long as I can,...

Meneses hits inside-the-park homer, Nats beat Marlins 5-4

Sep. 16, 2022 23:23 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Joey Meneses hit an inside-the-park home run, Ildemaro Vargas had a go-ahead double in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals rallied to beat the Miami Marlins 5-4 on Friday night. Washington snapped a five-game losing streak, beating Miami at home for the...

Gorman homers, drives in 2, as Cardinals beat Nationals 4-1

Sep. 07, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Nolan Gorman broke out of a slump with a homer and a pair of RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Washington Nationals 4-1 on Tuesday night. Gorman said time spent with hitting coach Jeff Albert helped him after the rookie had just one hit in his previous 12...

Today in History: September 6, McKinley fatally shot

Sep. 06, 2022 00:01 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, Sept. 6, the 249th day of 2022. There are 116 days left in the year. Today’s Highlights in History: On Sept. 6, 1901, President William McKinley was shot and mortally wounded by anarchist Leon Czolgosz...

Jones holds off ex-JGR teammate Hamlin to win at Darlington

Sep. 04, 2022 23:52 PM EDT

DARLINGTON, S.C. (AP) — Erik Jones gave the No. 43 car a landmark 200th victory — along with maybe a few regrets to his old employers at Joe Gibbs Racing. Jones moved in front when JGR star Kyle Busch blew an engine, then outraced another former Gibbs colleague in Denny Hamlin...