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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...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 03:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols seemed like a long shot in early August to reach 700 home runs, still more than a dozen swings from the hallowed mark and his power stroke all but gone. Or so it appeared. Now showing the pop of his youth in the final weeks of his...

Cards' Pujols hits 700th home run, 4th player to reach mark

Sep. 24, 2022 01:13 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — St. Louis Cardinals slugger Albert Pujols hit his 700th home run on Friday night, connecting for his second drive of the game against the Los Angeles Dodgers and becoming the fourth player to reach the milestone in major league history. With the drive in the...

Cards star Pujols hits 699th career HR, connects vs Dodgers

Sep. 23, 2022 23:11 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Albert Pujols hit his 699th career home run on Friday night, continuing his remarkable run toward history in his final season. The 42-year-old St. Louis Cardinals slugger went deep to the left-field pavilion off Los Angeles Dodgers lefty Andrew Heaney on a 1-2...

Dodgers dump struggling Craig Kimbrel as closer

Sep. 23, 2022 20:44 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Craig Kimbel is out as closer for the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers. After months of defending him, manager Dave Roberts said Friday that going forward Kimbrel will be used in different innings and different situations over the final two weeks of the...

Games involving Judge, Pujols only available on Apple TV+

Sep. 23, 2022 14:29 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Fans looking to watch Aaron Judge's pursuit of the AL home run record or Albert Pujols chase 700 homers live Friday night will need to it via streaming. Apple TV+ has exclusive coverage of both games as part of its “Friday Night Baseball” package. The games...

Judge 1 away from AL home run record, Pujols needs 2 for 700

Sep. 23, 2022 03:03 AM EDT

A look at Aaron Judge of the New York Yankees and Albert Pujols of the St. Louis Cardinals as they approach major home run milestones: AARON JUDGE Season HR Total: 60 Thursday's Game: Fell a few feet short of a record-tying 61st homer, hitting a 404-foot...

Dodgers overcome Gallen's 13 Ks, rally to beat D-backs 3-2

Sep. 23, 2022 02:27 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — So much for Mookie Betts having the night off. The Los Angeles Dodgers needed his bat in the ninth inning and their All-Star came up big off the bench. Max Muncy hit a tying infield single and Betts singled home the winning run with two outs, helping the Dodgers...

Bumgarner gets 1st win since July, D-backs beat Dodgers 6-1

Sep. 22, 2022 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Working through an ugly stretch of losing, Madison Bumgarner didn't panic. Heck, he didn't even have a game plan. “Every time I do, it don't work out too good,” he said. “I just feel it out.” Relying heavily on his curveball, Bumgarner...

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...