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Altuve homers twice as Astros rout Diamondbacks 10-2

Sep. 28, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Jose Altuve hit two of Houston's five home runs to lead the Astros to a 10-2 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night in a game where Yordan Alvarez left with an ankle injury. The Astros, who have already won the American League West title, moved within...

Houston's Alvarez leaves game with ankle discomfort

Sep. 27, 2022 22:08 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Houston slugger Yordan Alvarez left the Astros' game against the Arizona Diamondbacks in the fifth inning with left ankle discomfort. Alvarez, who is tied for second in the American League with 37 home runs, rolled his ankle running out of the box on a single in the...

N. Carolina makes pitch to host 2027 World University Games

Sep. 20, 2022 18:14 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — North Carolina has made one more pitch to host the 2027 World University Games, as the committee evaluating the state’s bid visited the region. A panel of the International University Sports Federation visited on Tuesday the Executive Mansion, where Gov. Roy...

Singer shuts down Red Sox, Royals beat Boston 9-0

Sep. 17, 2022 19:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — After scratching out just six runs in a four-game losing streak, the Kansas City batters felt like they owed their pitchers a little more support. Then they realized Brady Singer didn't really need it. Singer delivered his second straight scoreless...

George W. Bush part of MLB's 9/11 anniversary tribute

Sep. 11, 2022 20:08 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Former President George W. Bush took part in a first ball ceremony in Texas, Aaron Judge put on special cleats at Yankee Stadium and the New York Mets wore first responder caps as Major League Baseball paused Sunday to remember the Sept. 11 attacks. There...

Witt HR in late rally after Gallen exits, Royals beat Dbacks

Aug. 25, 2022 00:55 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Bobby Witt Jr. homered during Kansas City's five-run rally in the seventh inning, leading Brady Singer and the Royals over the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-3 Wednesday night. Arizona starter Zac Gallen extended his shutout streak to 27 1/3 innings, leaving after...

Walker’s 3 hits lift Diamondbacks over slumping Royals, 7-3

Aug. 24, 2022 00:56 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Christian Walker had three hits, including a run-scoring double, to lead the Arizona Diamondbacks to a 7-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Walker’s two-out double highlighted a three-run eighth against Josh Staumont (3-3) to extend the...

Ex-Clemson baseball coach Lee embracing role as SC assistant

Aug. 22, 2022 14:59 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Monte Lee, born about a half hour from South Carolina, learned long ago the importance of the Gamecocks' fierce rivalry with Clemson. Now, Lee walks a seldom-traveled path as Clemson's ex-baseball coach who's joined South Carolina's dugout as that team's new...

Kid 'n Play: Little Leaguers set for date with MLB stars

Aug. 20, 2022 02:46 AM EDT

Jason Varitek reveled in 1984 in all the quaint traditions that make the Little League World Series a throwback to the simple days of playing baseball. He traded pins, met kids from other parts of the United States and around the world. Varitek and his teammates played in ping-pong...

South Carolina baseball adds former Clemson coach to staff

Aug. 18, 2022 20:07 PM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — Former Clemson coach Monte Lee will once more find out what it's like in the other dugout of the state's biggest college baseball rivalry after he was hired as a South Carolina assistant. Lee, who was fired by Clemson in May after seven seasons in charge,...