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Clint Frazier becomes 15th Yankee to go on injured list

Apr. 25, 2019 12:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier became the New York Yankees' 15th player to go on the injured list, sidelined because of a sprained left ankle. The 24-year-old outfielder is hitting .324 with six homers and 17 RBIs. Frazier was placed on the 10-day injured list Thursday. He was hurt Monday night sliding into...

Yankees rally from 5 runs down for 6-5 win over Angels

Apr. 25, 2019 3:10 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — DJ LeMahieu hardly ever shows emotion between the lines, so his modest celebration after rounding first base must have meant his ninth-inning hit was something even bigger than the moment. Whether it's a 5-0 deficit in the sixth inning or their dismaying list of injured stars, these...

Baez, Heyward hit 3-run HRs in 6th as Cubs beat Dodgers 7-6

Apr. 25, 2019 12:33 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Whether he is dazzling with his glove and arm, juking opponents on the base paths or coming up with the big hit, Javier Baez simply finds ways to deliver. This time, he did it at the plate. Baez and Jason Heyward each hit three-run homers in the sixth inning and the Chicago Cubs overcame a...

Verlander dominates Twins in Astros' 7-1 win

Apr. 25, 2019 12:32 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Watching Wade Miley go right at the Minnesota Twins' lineup the night before inspired Justin Verlander. The right-hander followed suit and pitched eight dominant innings, and Carlos Correa, Michael Brantley and Josh Reddick all homered to lead the Houston Astros to a 7-1 win over the Twins...

Hoskins taunts Rhame after near-beanings, Phils top Mets 6-0

Apr. 25, 2019 12:18 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Rhys Hoskins fired up the engines of an NL East rivalry by cooling down his jets after a memorable homer. A night after getting buzzed twice by high fastballs from Jacob Rhame, Hoskins got the ultimate revenge with a ninth-inning homer and taunted the New York Mets reliever with a slow jog...

Martinez, Rodriguez lead Red Sox to 11-4 win over Tigers

Apr. 24, 2019 11:54 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The defending World Series champion Boston Red Sox hadn't had a lopsided victory yet this season. Their win over Detroit on Wednesday night gave them a chance to relax. J.D. Martinez had three hits, Eduardo Rodriguez pitched six strong innings and the Red Sox rebounded from a doubleheader...

Marte homers twice, D-Backs win 9th straight at Pittsburgh

Apr. 24, 2019 11:19 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — There was no stopping Ketel Marte and the Diamondbacks — especially not in Pittsburgh. Marte homered from both sides of the plate, and Arizona won at PNC Park for the ninth straight time, beating the Pirates 11-2 on Wednesday night. Marte batted lefty while extending Arizona's lead...

Wilkerson HR helps Orioles beat White Sox 4-3 for series win

Apr. 24, 2019 11:11 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — An unusual, second-chance home run enabled the Baltimore Orioles to put a satisfying finish on a homestand that began with four straight defeats. Stevie Wilkerson hit his first major league homer , John Means pitched five effective innings on his birthday and the Orioles beat the Chicago...

LEADING OFF: Guerrero to majors; Gonzalez back to Brewers

Apr. 24, 2019 11:03 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today. VLADDY TIME Vladimir Guerrero Jr. is set to make his much-anticipated major league debut. The Toronto Blue Jays will promote their promising slugger before Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics, manager Charlie Montoyo said Wednesday. Guerrero, 20-year-old...

Braves pitching, Puig error add up to 3-1 win over Reds

Apr. 24, 2019 10:50 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — With clutch hitting virtually non-existent, Atlanta's pitching and Yasiel Puig's leaky defense made the difference for the Braves on Wednesday night. Ozzie Albies homered on the game's first pitch and Ronald Acuna Jr. scored from first base on Puig's fifth-inning error, helping Atlanta to...