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LEADING OFF: Yankees-Astros play 1-game series in Houston

Jun. 30, 2022 02:19 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ GOING MY WAY? The Yankees and Astros will meet in a one-game series between AL division leaders at Minute Maid Park — it's a makeup of a matchup postponed by the lockout. Both teams...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

Jun. 29, 2022 20:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander has that look: four or five days of stubble when he takes the mound, a focused glare, a game-day demeanor that if not quite ornery is admittedly intense. “I can't be that guy that rolls in on start day and is just kind of like loosey-goosey and...

Judge, Stanton homer to bail out Taillon, Yanks top A's 5-3

Jun. 29, 2022 19:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton has seen trailing teams lose their fight a few times in his 13 big league seasons. Just not with these New York Yankees. “We find a way to figure it out every night,” Stanton said. “We're just like, pushing the envelope, boom-boom-boom, until...

Diamondbacks rally from 6-run deficit to beat Padres 7-6

Jun. 29, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had two batters hit by pitches with the bases loaded in the same game for the first time in team history — in consecutive plate appearances, no less. San Diego escaped a big jam, thanks in large part to a double play that went from the second baseman to...

Yankees' Judge walks off Astros for 2nd time in 4 days

Jun. 26, 2022 18:49 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Aaron Judge walked over to the stands and gave his bat to Spike Lee, a Yankees fan famous for scripting Hollywood dramas. This weekend's Astros-Yankees series had all the ups, downs and twist endings audiences could handle. And when baseball's award season arrives,...

Padres win on Austin Nola's RBI single off brother Aaron

Jun. 25, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Nola lofted an opposite-field RBI single to right off his younger brother Aaron, turned toward the San Diego Padres' dugout and raised his right fist. That was the extent of the emotion in the brotherly showdown. Aaron Nola went right back to...

Bell big for Nationals in return home in a 2-1 win at Texas

Jun. 25, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Josh Bell was already feeling good at the plate, and it felt really nice to keep hitting in his return home to Texas. Bell hit a go-ahead RBI single in the eighth inning, and also had a triple and double while scoring Washington's only other run, as the...

Alvarez, Tucker help Astros to 8-2 interleague win over Mets

Jun. 21, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer and Kyle Tucker had three RBIs to give the Houston Astros an 8-2 win over the New York Mets in an interleague matchup between two of the top teams in the majors Tuesday night. The Astros trail only the Yankees in the American...

Rays trying to stay afloat as injuries hurt offense

Jun. 20, 2022 02:48 AM EDT

The Tampa Bay Rays came into the season with Wander Franco at shortstop, Brandon Lowe at second base and Mike Zunino behind the plate. With that kind of strength up the middle, a third straight AL East title seemed like a real possibility. Now all three of those players are injured,...

McMahon's solo HR in 8th gives Rockies 5-4 win over Padres

Jun. 19, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Ryan McMahon's third hit of the game was a tiebreaking solo homer in the bottom of the eighth inning, leading the Colorado Rockies to a 5-4 win over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. C.J. Cron and Charlie Blackmon also homered for the Rockies, who won their...