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LEADING OFF: Ohtani excelling on mound, Javier an Astros ace

Jul. 06, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ SHO AND TELL Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani takes a scoreless streak of 21 2/3 innings to the mound when he starts at Miami. Ohtani (7-4, 2.63 ERA) has won four consecutive starts,...

Alvarez makes big throw, hits 25th homer, Astros top Royals

Jul. 06, 2022 00:31 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Long established as a star at the plate, Yordan Alvarez has been showing flashes of brilliance on defense this season, too. Alvarez threw out Hunter Dozier at the plate from just short of the warning track in left field to preserve a two-run, eighth-inning lead, then...

LEADING OFF: Ohtani excelling on mound, Javier an Astros ace

Jul. 05, 2022 20:24 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Wednesday: ___ SHO AND TELL Angels two-way star Shohei Ohtani takes a scoreless streak of 21 2/3 innings to the mound when he starts at Miami. Ohtani (7-4, 2.63 ERA) has won four straight...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns for Mets, Taillon on a roll

Jul. 05, 2022 01:43 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MAX IS BACK Mets ace Max Scherzer returns to a major league mound for the first time since May 18 when the NL East leaders play at Cincinnati. The right-hander, who turns 38 in three...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer returns for Mets, Taillon on a roll

Jul. 04, 2022 20:49 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Tuesday: ___ MAX IS BACK Mets ace Max Scherzer returns to a major league mound for the first time since May 18 when the NL East leaders play at Cincinnati. The right-hander, who turns 38 in...

Alvarez's 9th-inning HR lifts Astros 7-6 win over Royals

Jul. 04, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After falling behind early on, Houston chipped away at Kansas City's lead before one mighty swing by Yordan Alvarez completed the Astros' biggest comeback win of the season. Alvarez homered with two outs in the ninth inning, and Houston beat the Kansas City Royals...

Alcantara could deliver first Cy Young Award for Marlins

Jul. 04, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award. If he wins it, that would be a first for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins have had an MVP in Giancarlo Stanton, but never in the franchise's three-decade history have they had a Cy Young winner. Alcantara threw a...

Trout's slump worsens, Astros strike out 20 to sweep Angels

Jul. 03, 2022 19:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Trout watched as a low sinker grazed the outside corner of the strike zone in the third inning Sunday, rung up once again in a weekend filled with strikeouts. Before trudging back to the dugout he made a face that seemed to scream: Yikes! The...

LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 03, 2022 02:23 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...

LEADING OFF: Trout's strikeout slump, deGrom's rehab start

Jul. 02, 2022 22:35 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Sunday: ___ TROUT DROUGHT Angels star Mike Trout has struck out in seven straight at-bats during a tough series in Houston. Trout was 0 for 4 on Saturday after going 0 for 3 on Friday night...