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Will Smith, Max Muncy drive Dodgers past Padres again, 8-3

Aug. 07, 2022 01:46 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Although the San Diego Padres made plenty of noise at the trade deadline, it's already been drowned out by the relentless drumbeat of the Los Angeles Dodgers' march toward October. Will Smith homered and drove in three runs, and the Dodgers continued to pull away...

Gonsolin, Dodgers 4-hit revamped Padres in 8-1 win

Aug. 06, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Tony Gonsolin pitched five scoreless innings and the Los Angeles Dodgers threw a four-hiter against the San Diego Padres' supercharged lineup, winning 8-1 Friday night after honoring Vin Scully. Los Angeles manager Dave Roberts led the stadium in a unison call of...

Acuña, Rosario lead Braves past Mets 9-6 in NL East showdown

Aug. 06, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Maybe those Mets fans out in right field should just leave Ronald Acuña Jr. alone. Razzed at Citi Field with 40,000-plus on hand, Acuña matched his career high with four hits and robbed Pete Alonso of a two-run homer as the Atlanta Braves built a big early lead...

Trey Mancini homers in first start with Astros since trade

Aug. 03, 2022 18:38 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — After a stressful week dealing with trade rumors, Jose Urquidy was relieved to remain with the Houston Astros as the deadline passed Tuesday. With that worry off his mind, Urquidy turned in his best start of the season Wednesday to help the Astros to a 6-1 win over...

Trade deadline recap: Soto to Padres; Phillies, Twins add

Aug. 03, 2022 03:38 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Juan Soto is joining Manny Machado and Fernando Tatis Jr. in San Diego. Jorge López, Michael Fulmer and Tyler Mahle are going to Minnesota. Noah Syndergaard, David Robertson and Brandon Marsh are heading to Philadelphia, and Joey Gallo is looking for a fresh start with the Los...

Devers homers in return from IL as Boston downs Astros 2-1

Aug. 03, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Boston Red Sox manager Alex Cora is feeling good about his team with Rafael Devers healthy and back in the lineup and the recent additions of Eric Hosmer and Tommy Pham. Devers homered with two RBIs in his return from the injured list to lead the Red Sox to a 2-1...

Strider, Rosario power Braves to 13-1 rout of Phillies

Aug. 02, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Spencer Strider doesn't relish striking out as many batters as possible. His goal is simply to pitch six or seven innings and give the Atlanta Braves a chance to win. “That's been my focus, my actual narrowed-down goal — the only thing I'm trying to do is deep...

Producer Janet Yang elected president of film academy

Aug. 02, 2022 20:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Producer Janet Yang has been elected president of the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences, the group’s board of governors announced Tuesday, making her the first Asian American to lead the film academy. Yang, the 66-year-old producer of “The Joy Luck...

Braves make flurry of trades looking for another title run

Aug. 02, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Looking to replicate the deals that helped carry them to a World Series title in 2021, the Atlanta Braves added another starting pitcher, bolstered their bullpen and bulked up the outfield ahead of the trade deadline Tuesday. After acquiring corner outfielder Robbie...

Turner, Muncy power Dodgers to 8-2 win over Giants

Aug. 02, 2022 02:14 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Trea Turner homered to extend his hitting streak to 19 games, Max Muncy also went deep, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 8-2 Monday night. Freddie Freeman had three hits, including a double, and two RBIs as the Dodgers won for the fifth...