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Shohei Ohtani hits 3-run homer for National League in 5-3 All-Star Game loss

Jul. 17, 2024 01:05 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Shohei Ohtani added another first to his unique resume: first player to get a win and hit a home run in All-Star play. “I haven’t really hit well during the All-Star Game, so I’m just relieved that I put a good ball in play,” Ohtani said through a...

Jarren Duran's 2-run HR gives AL a 5-3 win over NL in All-Star Game started by rookie pitcher Skenes

Jul. 17, 2024 00:24 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Speedy Jarren Duran describes himself as a player who keeps his head down, works hard and never thinks of himself as being better than anybody else. Duran turned some heads in his first All-Star Game, hitting a tiebreaking two-run homer for the American...

Clark vows to keep deliberations internal after failed attempt to oust baseball union negotiator

Jul. 16, 2024 22:32 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball players' association head Tony Clark vowed to keep the union's deliberations internal following a failed attempt in March to remove his chief labor negotiator. Harry Marino, a former union lawyer who spearheaded the organization of minor leaguers,...

Dodgers' Teoscar Hernández wins the Home Run Derby

Jul. 16, 2024 07:19 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — When Teoscar Hernández needed a moment to calm down during the Home Run Derby, the Los Angeles Dodgers slugger got a boost from a former teammate who just happened to be last year's champion. Vladimir Guerrero Jr. wore a Blue Jays jersey with...

Baltimore's Corbin Burnes to start against Pittsburgh's Paul Skenes in All-Star Game

Jul. 16, 2024 06:13 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baltimore's Corbin Burnes will start for the American League in Tuesday night's All-Star Game against Pittsburgh rookie Paul Skenes. A 29-year-old right-hander, Burnes is 9-4 with a 2.93 ERA in his first season with the Orioles, who acquired him from...

Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Teoscar Hernández beats Kansas City shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. to win Home Run Derby

Jul. 15, 2024 22:58 PM EDT
ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers outfielder Teoscar Hernández beats Kansas City shortstop Bobby Witt Jr. to win Home Run Derby.

It's been almost a half-century since a Pittsburgh pitcher started the All-Star game

Jul. 15, 2024 14:29 PM EDT

Paul Skenes is set to start the All-Star game, the first time since 1995 that a rookie pitcher has that honor. It's been even longer since a Pittsburgh player has been in that spotlight. The last pitcher from the Pirates to start the All-Star game was Jerry Reuss in...

MLB batting average near half-century low and velocity at all-time high

Jul. 15, 2024 11:06 AM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Baseball can’t run away from its lack of runs. Batting averages are near half-century lows. Velocity is at an all-time high. "Run scoring, it’s not easy to do. It’s hard and it’s getting harder,” Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli...

Tigers take advantage of Ramírez errors in 9th inning, beating Dodgers 4-3 in 2nd straight comeback

Jul. 14, 2024 17:37 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Yohan Ramírez had two consecutive errors in the ninth inning, paving the way for the Detroit Tigers to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-3 on Sunday for their second straight comeback win over the NL West leaders. Wenceel Pérez had a sacrifice bunt to advance runners...

Dustin May has season-ending esophagus surgery as Dodgers rotation takes another hit

Jul. 14, 2024 15:39 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Los Angeles Dodgers right-hander Dustin May had esophagus surgery and won't return this season, another setback for him and the team’s banged-up pitching staff. May needed the procedure to repair a tear after he experienced discomfort following a dinner earlier in...