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Álvarez belts 2 homers as Astros win 5-3 to sweep Mets

Jun. 23, 2022 00:26 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Álvarez homered twice and the Houston Astros beat the New York Mets 5-3 to complete a two-game sweep Wednesday. Next up, a trip to the Big Apple to face the major league-leading New York Yankees and slugger Aaron Judge, the only player who's hit more homers...

Astros' Siri posts, deletes profane tweet after admiring HR

Jun. 22, 2022 18:46 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — A day after Houston outfielder José Siri called his bat-flip home run celebration against the New York Mets “an error," he seemingly backtracked Wednesday with a profane tweet that was later deleted. While not addressing the incident directly, Siri's tweet said:...

Alvarez, Tucker help Astros to 8-2 interleague win over Mets

Jun. 21, 2022 23:37 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer and Kyle Tucker had three RBIs to give the Houston Astros an 8-2 win over the New York Mets in an interleague matchup between two of the top teams in the majors Tuesday night. The Astros trail only the Yankees in the American...

MLB standardizes how baseballs are prepped to be put in play

Jun. 21, 2022 21:26 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball is standardizing procedures for rubbing baseballs and their removal from humidors in an effort to establish more consistency amid complaints about slickness that followed the crackdown on sticky substances. MLB has been working on standards...

Arcia's tiebreaking single in 9th lifts Braves past Giants

Jun. 20, 2022 23:40 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Orlando Arcia could sense a big moment coming. All he had to do was look at the support he was getting from the Braves' dugout to know he was about to deliver a walkoff hit. “I took those first two fastballs for balls," he said. “Honestly all I was trying to do...

Mets' Jeff McNeil exits game vs Marlins with tight hamstring

Jun. 20, 2022 17:48 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All-Star Mets sparkplug Jeff McNeil left a game against the Miami Marlins on Monday with tightness in his right hamstring and was sent for an MRI. McNeil walked off uneasily after scoring on a wild pitch in the fourth inning and went straight to the clubhouse. Luis...

Expecting new dad Peterson sharp for Mets; McNeil hurt

Jun. 20, 2022 17:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The bullpen phone was a secondary concern for Mets starter David Peterson on Monday compared to the one sitting in the trainer's room. His cell phone never buzzed, and that was OK by him. Peterson will worry about his wife's delivery another day. ...

Mets recall Dom Smith from Triple-A after 3-week stint

Jun. 20, 2022 13:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Mets have promoted first baseman/outfielder Dominic Smith from Triple-A Syracuse, ending the popular 26-year-old's three-week stint in the minor leagues. New York called up Smith and put right-hander Seth Lugo on the paternity list Monday prior to a...

LEADING OFF: Padres check star 3B Machado's sprained ankle

Jun. 20, 2022 02:47 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ MACHADO INJURED The Padres will see how star third baseman Manny Machado is feeling, a day after he sprained his left ankle while taking a tumble running out a grounder. It's...

LEADING OFF: Padres check star 3B Machado's sprained ankle

Jun. 19, 2022 20:31 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ MACHADO INJURED The Padres will see how star third baseman Manny Machado is feeling, a day after he sprained his left ankle while taking a tumble running out a grounder. It's...