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Wainwright wins 5th straight as Cards deck Mets 7-0

Sep. 14, 2021 01:25 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Adam Wainwright won his fifth straight start in a rare matchup of 40-year-old pitchers, and the St. Louis Cardinals blanked the New York Mets 7-0 on Monday night. Paul Goldschmidt homered and had two RBIs for the surging Cardinals, who have won five of...

De La Cruz lifts Marlins over Mets 2-1 in 10 innings

Sep. 08, 2021 23:24 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Bryan De La Cruz had three hits, including a game-winning single off the center-field fence in the bottom of the 10th inning that gave the Miami Marlins a 2-1 victory over the New York Mets on Wednesday night. Miami starter Sandy Alcantara struck out a...

Column: Two thumbs up for fans making themselves heard

Aug. 31, 2021 03:15 AM EDT

At the BMW Championship, the well lubricated shouted “Patty Ice” as Patrick Cantlay rolled in putt after putt to take down Bryson DeChambeau in a playoff about as compelling as golf can offer. There was a lot of shouting at Citi Field as well. A lot of booing, too, as...

Backed by 3 HRs, Scherzer leads Dodgers past Mets 4-3

Aug. 21, 2021 20:39 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trea Turner, Albert Pujols and Chris Taylor each homered, and Max Scherzer won for the third time in four starts since being acquired as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the slumping New York Mets 4-3 Saturday. The surging Dodgers have won nine...

Dodgers hold off Mets 3-2 to extend win streak to eight

Aug. 21, 2021 02:19 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler pitched two-run ball into the eighth inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the New York Mets 3-2 Friday night for their eighth straight win. Buehler (13-2) struck out eight and allowed six hits over 7 2/3 innings as Los Angeles...

Dodgers beat Mets 4-1, gain on Giants with 7th straight win

Aug. 20, 2021 10:58 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trea Turner is just about done getting comfortable with his new team. Now, he's ready to make some major contributions. Turner went 2 for 4 and drove in a run to lead the Los Angeles Dodgers past the New York Mets 4-1 on Thursday night for their...

Votto hits 2 more homers as Reds roll past Cubs 7-4

Jul. 28, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Joey Votto continued his power surge with two home runs and started a dazzling double play Tuesday night as the Cincinnati Reds pulled away to a 7-4 victory over the Chicago Cubs. Votto has homered in a career-high four consecutive games for the second...

Molina lifts Cards to 3-2 win over Cubs in 10 innings

Jul. 22, 2021 01:58 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Cardinals manager Mike Shildt had one thought when he saw Yadier Molina striding to home plate in the 10th inning: Game over. Molina doubled home the winning run against All-Star closer Craig Kimbrel to give St. Louis a 3-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs...

Cubs rally with six runs in ninth inning, beat Cardinals 7-6

Jul. 21, 2021 01:09 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Ian Happ said he was being “selectively aggressive" with the game on the line. The Chicago outfielder triggered a six-run rally in the ninth inning, and the Cubs beat the St. Louis Cardinals 7-6 in a matchup of NL Central rivals. ...

Kelly, Escobar lead Diamondbacks over Cubs 6-4

Jul. 18, 2021 20:16 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks have been a bad baseball team for a big chunk of this season and own the worst record in the majors to prove it. The only exception — at least in recent weeks — is when Merrill Kelly takes the mound. Kelly...