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Jackie Robinson remembered around MLB on 77th anniversary of him breaking baseball's color barrier

Apr. 15, 2024 21:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Major League Baseball marked the 77th anniversary of Jackie Robinson breaking the sport’s color barrier on Monday. Robinson started at first base for the Brooklyn Dodgers on April 15, 1947, beginning the end of the racial segregation that had relegated Black...

Father-son baseball play-by-play broadcasters Chip and Chris Caray cherish reunion in Oakland

Apr. 15, 2024 20:57 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Chip Caray vowed to do his best not to cry. Not that anybody would blame the St. Louis Cardinals broadcaster if he did. On Monday night in Oakland, Chip reunited with son Chris on the field before each headed up to the booth to handle...

Pitching injuries are forcing some less familiar names into important roles early in the season

Apr. 15, 2024 09:27 AM EDT

“Next man up” is a phrase you hear a lot in football, but maybe it's time to apply it to starting pitching in the major leagues. Baseball has been overrun lately by injuries to star pitchers that are forcing teams to make contingency plans they'd have loved to avoid. Here are a...

Michael Busch homers in his 4th straight game to power the Cubs past the Mariners 3-2

Apr. 14, 2024 20:02 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Rookie Michael Busch homered for the fourth straight game, Javier Assad struck out six and the Chicago Cubs beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 on Sunday. Reliever Adbert Alzolay picked off pinch-runner Julio Rodríguez to end the game after double plays ended two rallies....

A's rally from 5 runs down, beat Nats 7-6 to win 3 straight series for first time since 2021

Apr. 14, 2024 19:55 PM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Abraham Toro hit a go-ahead, two-run single in a six-run sixth inning, and the Oakland Athletics rallied from five runs down to beat the Washington Nationals 7-6 on Sunday to win three straight series for the first time since 2021. Oakland took two of three...

Mets get 2 in 8th to snap scoreless tie and beat Royals 2-1 as Díaz earns 1st save at home

Apr. 14, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Harrison Bader broke a scoreless tie with an infield single in the eighth inning and Edwin Díaz earned his first save at Citi Field since October 2022 as the New York Mets edged the Kansas City Royals 2-1 on Sunday. “That was obviously not the most conventional...

Encarnacion-Strand's 4 RBIs lead Reds over White Sox 11-4, drops Chicago to franchise-worst 2-13

Apr. 14, 2024 18:41 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Christian Encarnacion-Strand tied a career high with four RBIs, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Sunday for a three-game sweep. Chicago dropped to 2-13, the worst 15-game start in the franchise’s 124-year history. The White Sox had 14...

Corbin Burnes labors through 5 innings against his former team, but keeps Orioles close vs. Brewers

Apr. 14, 2024 18:12 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Milwaukee's offensive tear finally ran into a roadblock in the form of the Brewers' former ace. Not that Corbin Burnes had it easy. Burnes allowed a home run to the first batter of the game, and Baltimore's new star pitcher left after five innings...

Rosario and Pinto homer off Snell in his return to Tropicana Field, Rays beat Giants 9-4

Apr. 14, 2024 17:39 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Amed Rosario and René Pinto homered off Blake Snell in his return to Tropicana Field, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the San Francisco Giants 9-4 on Sunday. Rosario hit a two-run homer during a three-run first and Pinto had a fourth-inning three-run drive....

Justin Turner gets 3 RBIs, Blue Jays hold Rockies to 2 hits in 5-0 victory

Apr. 14, 2024 17:25 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — José Berríos and two relievers combined on a two-hitter, Justin Turner had three hits and three RBIs and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Colorado Rockies 5-0 on Sunday for their second shutout victory of the season. Turner opened the scoring with a two-out single in...