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Candelario's homer in 10th lifts Tigers in 4-2 win vs. Twins

May. 25, 2022 19:34 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The basics of hitting and scoring have been a persistent difficulty for Detroit this season. With a few big swings, one of the least productive lineups in baseball helped the Tigers avoid another sweep in Minnesota. Jeimer Candelario hit the...

Oakland continues Seattle's slide with 4-2 win over Mariners

May. 25, 2022 19:29 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Seth Brown and Elvis Andrus both homered off reigning AL Cy Young Award winner Robbie Ray, and the Oakland Athletics beat Seattle 4-2 on Wednesday, dropping the Mariners into last place in the AL West. Oakland took two of three in the series and leapfrogged the...

Banged-up Yankees add Stanton, Loáisiga to injured list

May. 25, 2022 18:52 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton is going on the injured list for the fourth straight season. Stanton was placed on the 10-day IL with a strained right calf Wednesday as the ailing Yankees made a flurry of roster moves less than an hour before their series finale...

Thriving Twins rookie Joe Ryan placed on COVID-19 list

May. 25, 2022 12:53 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — The Minnesota Twins placed starting pitcher Joe Ryan on the COVID-19 injured list on Wednesday, bumping the surging rookie from his upcoming turn. Ryan was scheduled to pitch on Thursday against Kansas City. Manager Rocco Baldelli said Ryan was “doing OK.” ...

Anaheim council voids sale of Angel Stadium amid scandal

May. 25, 2022 12:09 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Anaheim City Council has voted to cancel the sale of Angel Stadium to Los Angeles Angels owner Arte Moreno amid a political scandal that led the mayor to resign. The unanimous vote Tuesday directed the city attorney to void a 2020 agreement to sell the...

LEADING OFF: Yankees banged up, Twins and Red Sox rolling

May. 25, 2022 04:38 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ PINSTRIPE PROBLEMS Healthy for much of this season, the AL-leading Yankees are suddenly dealing with injuries to several key players. All-Star infielder DJ LeMahieu was a late scratch...

Andrus, Lowrie homer, A's end 13-game skid against Mariners

May. 25, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Elvis Andrus hit a tying homer in the sixth, singled and scored in the seventh and the Oakland Athletics snapped a 13-game losing streak against the Seattle Mariners with a 7-5 victory on Tuesday night. Tony Kemp had three hits for the Athletics and Jed Lowrie also...

Red Sox pound White Sox 16-3, extend win streak to 6 games

May. 25, 2022 02:17 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Trevor Story and Christian Vazquez each hit a three-run home run and drove in four runs as the Boston Red Sox set season highs in runs and hits in a 16-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Tuesday night. Story’s homer off Dylan Cease capped a four-run first inning....

Smith's tiebreaking homer lifts Arizona past Royals 8-6

May. 25, 2022 02:03 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Pavin Smith and pinch-hitter Jordan Luplow homered in a five-run sixth inning as the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Kansas City Royals 8-6 on Tuesday night. Arizona hit four homers and won for the fifth time in six games. The Diamondbacks lead the National League with...

Thor hammers Rangers with 8 strong innings in Halos' 5-3 win

May. 25, 2022 01:02 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Noah Syndergaard allowed one run over eight strong innings of four-hit ball in his longest appearance since returning from elbow surgery, and Jared Walsh homered in the Los Angeles Angels' 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers on Tuesday night. Luis Rengifo and...