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Jake McCarthy's two-run single lifts D-backs past Giants

Aug. 18, 2022 01:45 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Stone Garrett's father, Greg, arrived from Texas unprepared for cool San Francisco nights and had to buy a Giants sweatshirt to wear during his son's long-awaited major league debut in a much-needed win for the Arizona Diamondbacks. “I knew he was going to...

Tony Gonsolin wins 15th as Dodgers nip Brewers 2-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:28 AM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Tony Gonsolin pitched seven scoreless innings for his 15th victory, Austin Barnes and Max Muncy homered, and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Milwaukee Brewers 2-1 on Wednesday night. Gonsolsin (15-1) matched the Astros’ Justin Verlander for the major league lead...

Baty homers first time up in majors, Mets beat Braves 9-7

Aug. 17, 2022 23:31 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Brett Baty homered his first time up in the big leagues, Starling Marte went deep twice and the New York Mets defeated the Braves 9-7 Wednesday night to snap Atlanta's eight-game winning streak. After being outscored 18-1 in the first two games of the series, the NL...

Montgomery wins 3rd straight as Cardinals top Rockies 5-1

Aug. 18, 2022 00:08 AM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Jordan Montgomery picked up his third win in as many starts with St. Louis, and Nolan Gorman drove in three runs to lead the Cardinals to a 5-1 win over the Colorado Rockies on Wednesday night. St. Louis won for the 12th time in 13 home games and beat Colorado for...

Arroyo, Verdugo, Hill lead Red Sox over skidding Pirates 8-3

Aug. 17, 2022 23:28 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Christian Arroyo had three hits and three RBIs, Alex Verdugo reached base five times and 42-year-old Rich Hill won for the first time in nearly two months as the Boston Red Sox beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 8-3 on Wednesday night. The Red Sox won for the fifth time...

Cronenworth hits grand slam, Padres beat Marlins 10-3

Aug. 17, 2022 21:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Jake Cronenworth hit a grand slam in the first inning, Ha-Seong Kim also drove in four runs, and the San Diego Padres beat the Miami Marlins 10-3 on Wednesday. Kim went 3-for-4 with two doubles. Juan Soto reached base three times and scored twice for the Padres, who...

Top prospect Baty homers for Mets in 1st big league at-bat

Aug. 17, 2022 20:22 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — What a debut for Brett Baty! The 22-year-old third baseman became the fifth player in New York Mets history to homer in his first big league at-bat Wednesday night, launching a two-run shot into the right-field seats against the Atlanta Braves. With a...

Reds 1B Votto to have season-ending rotator cuff surgery

Aug. 17, 2022 18:48 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Cincinnati Reds first baseman Joey Votto will have season-ending surgery Friday on his left rotator cuff, repairing a long-term injury. Votto, who turns 39 next month, said he got hurt when he got tangled up with a baserunner in 2015. He played through the injury,...

Gomes' RBI single in 7th lifts Cubs over Nationals 3-2

Aug. 17, 2022 17:29 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yan Gomes hit a tie-breaking single in the seventh inning against his former team and the Chicago Cubs beat the Washington Nationals 3-2 on Wednesday to win the three-game series. Franmil Reyes smacked a leadoff double off Jake McGee (1-3) in the seventh. McGee...

Barrero gets game-ending hit as Reds beat Phillies 1-0

Aug. 17, 2022 16:36 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Jose Barrero hit a game-ending RBI single off Seranthony Domínguez with two out in the ninth inning, and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Philadelphia Phillies 1-0 on Wednesday. Albert Almora Jr. helped set up Barrero's winning hit with a one-out walk. Almora...