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Yankees ace Gerrit Cole faces hitters for the first time since spring training

May. 21, 2024 18:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gerrit Cole walked onto the Yankee Stadium mound in full pinstriped uniform as New York teammates filled the dugout to watch their ace throw 20 pitches of batting practice. “I feel pretty good, and the stuff looked pretty good," he said. "I had some fun. It's all...

Brewers right-hander Joe Ross placed on injured list due to low back strain

May. 21, 2024 17:50 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers right-hander Joe Ross was placed on the 15-day injured list on Tuesday because of a low back strain. Ross lasted just one inning in the NL Central-leading Brewers' series-opening game against the Miami Marlins on Monday night. The Brewers ended up...

Guardians pitcher Carlos Carrasco placed on IL and won't face his former team, the Mets

May. 21, 2024 17:31 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians pitcher Carlos Carrasco, who was scheduled to start Tuesday night against the New York Mets, has been placed on the 15-day injured list with an acute neck spasm. Carrasco, 37, spent the last three seasons with the Mets before returning to the...

Cubs activate Dansby Swanson from the injured list, recall Luis Vázquez from Triple-A Iowa

May. 21, 2024 16:12 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago Cubs have activated shortstop Dansby Swanson from the 10-day injured list and recalled infielder Luis Vázquez from Triple-A Iowa, the team announced Tuesday. Swanson, 30, was placed on the injured list May 8 with a right knee sprain. He's batting .209...

Freeman's grand slam, Yamamoto's solid start power Dodgers to 6-4 victory over Diamondbacks

May. 21, 2024 02:08 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Freddie Freeman's grand slam keyed a six-run third inning, Yoshinobu Yamamoto had a strong start and the Los Angeles Dodgers extended their winning streak to four with a 6-4 victory over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Monday night. Freeman’s blast off Slade...

Massey, Perez hit homers to lead Royals in 8-3 win over Tigers

May. 21, 2024 00:01 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Michael Massey and Salvador Perez homered as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 8-3 on Monday night for their fourth straight win. Massey opened the scoring in the second with a leadoff homer, the first long ball given up this season by Tigers...

Michael Siani hits his first homer and drives in 4 as Cardinals beat Orioles 6-3

May. 20, 2024 23:49 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Michael Siani hit his first career home run and drove in four runs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-3 on Monday night. Siani’s three-run homer into the right field bullpen capped a four-run fourth inning that gave the Cardinals a 5-0...

Schanuel, O'Hoppe, Adell all homer in 7-run fifth to give Angels 9-7 win over Astros

May. 20, 2024 23:32 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Nolan Schanuel and Logan O’Hoppe both hit three-run homers and Jo Adell added a solo shot as the Los Angeles Angels jumped on Framber Valdez for seven runs in the fifth inning to power them to a 9-7 win over the Houston Astros on Monday night. Zach Neto homered in...

Streaky Twins hold players-only meeting after 7th straight loss

May. 20, 2024 23:20 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Eight days ago, the Minnesota Twins were baseball’s hottest team and winners of 17 of 20 games. After Monday night’s 12-3 loss at the Washington Nationals, the same club was mired in a seven-game slide so miserable that it sparked a players-only meeting. ...

France hits go-ahead RBI single off Holmes in four-run ninth as Mariners stun Yankees 5-4

May. 20, 2024 22:50 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Ty France hit a go-ahead RBI single in Seattle’s four-run ninth inning against reliever Clay Holmes, and the Mariners rallied to beat the New York Yankees 5-4 on Monday night. The Mariners ended New York’s seven-game winning streak with the big inning against...