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Nationals rally against Darvish, Hader to beat Padres 3-1

Aug. 19, 2022 02:08 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Juan Soto of the San Diego Padres came to bat against his former team, the Washington Nationals, with the bases loaded and two outs in the seventh inning of a tie game. The sellout crowd of 41,820 anticipated something big from its new superstar. It didn't happen....

Springer, Guerrero lead Jays to 9-2 rout of slumping Yanks

Aug. 18, 2022 23:46 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — George Springer went 5-for-5, Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit a three-run homer to cap a five-run second inning off Frankie Montas, and the Toronto Blue Jays routed the slumping New York Yankees 9-2 on Thursday night. Jose Berríos (9-5) bounced back from a pair of rough...

Fried, Harris lead Braves over deGrom, Mets to win series

Aug. 18, 2022 23:30 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Max Fried likes where the Atlanta Braves stand during this most recent hot streak — and how they competed against Jacob deGrom the NL East-leading New York Mets. “I think that’s a really good team over there," Fried said. “They play really consistent baseball...

Luis Patiño strong in return, Rays beat Royals 7-1

Aug. 18, 2022 23:00 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Luis Patiño pitched strongly into the sixth inning, Yandy Díaz drove in three runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Kansas City Royals 7-1 on Thursday night. Tampa Bay, which is tied with Toronto for the second AL wild card, has won five of six. ...

Reynolds 2 HRs; Brubaker, Pirates top Bosox, end 6-game skid

Aug. 18, 2022 22:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit two home runs, JT Brubaker pitched seven shutout innings and the Pittsburgh Pirates snapped a six-game losing streak, beating the Boston Red Sox 8-2 Thursday night. The Pirates avoided a three-game sweep and sent Boston back to one game under...

Dodgers TV reporter injured sliding down Bernie's Chalet

Aug. 18, 2022 21:39 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — David Vassegh thought it would make good TV to take a ride on Bernie Brewer's slide before the Los Angeles Dodgers played in Milwaukee on Wednesday night. It didn't go quite according to plan. The Dodgers television and radio reporter said he broke...

Gallen extends scoreless streak, D-backs blank Giants 5-0

Aug. 18, 2022 19:53 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Zac Gallen struck out a career-high 12 in 7 1/3 innings, extending his shutout streak and pitching the Arizona Diamondbacks past the San Francisco Giants 5-0 on Thursday. Gallen (9-2) limited the Giants to four hits and has now thrown 21 1/3 consecutive...

Bregman 2 HRs, 2 doubles, 6 RBIs, Astros trample Chisox 21-5

Aug. 18, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Alex Bregman hit two homers and two doubles, driving in a career-high six runs and powering the Houston Astros past the Chicago White Sox 21-5 Thursday. Houston’s run total tied for the second most in team history — the Astros scored 23 against Baltimore in 2019....

Contreras hits 2 homers, Cubs outlast contending O's 3-2

Aug. 18, 2022 19:00 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Willson Contreras hit a pair of homers, Adrian Sampson pitched scoreless ball into the sixth inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Baltimore Orioles 3-2 on Thursday. Contreras had his 10th multi-homer game, which ranks second among Cubs catchers behind Gabby...

MRI on Twins righty Tyler Mahle's shoulder shows no damage

Aug. 18, 2022 18:33 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The MRI exam on Tyler Mahle's shoulder showed no damage, and the Minnesota Twins right-hander avoided landing on the injured list. The Twins announced Thursday that Mahle will be listed as day to day with general soreness and fatigue, after their newest starting...