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Phils: Harper surgery went well, but no timetable for return

Jun. 29, 2022 17:54 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Phillies slugger Bryce Harper had successful surgery to repair his broken left thumb on Wednesday, interim manager Rob Thomson said, but there is no timetable for his return. Philadelphia remains hopeful the 2021 NL MVP can play again this season. ...

Tellez's 2 HRs, Davis' super catch send Brewers over Rays

Jun. 29, 2022 17:38 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Rowdy Tellez hit two home runs and Milwaukee center fielder Jonathan Davis made a spectacular catch, sending the Brewers over the Tampa Bay Rays 5-3 on Wednesday. Tellez has five home runs and eight RBIs in his past six games. Tellez hit...

Reynolds 3 HRs, 6 RBIs as Pirates snap skid, beat Nationals

Jun. 29, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a career-high three homers and drove in six runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Washington Nationals 8-7 on Wednesday. The Pirates ended a five-game losing streak. Reynolds had a two-run homer in the first inning off...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

Jun. 29, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched two-hit ball for eight innings, light-hitting backup catcher Jason Castro lined a two-run homer in the ninth and the Houston Astros beat the Mets 2-0 Wednesday to send New York to its first three-game losing streak this season. Astros left...

Astros' Álvarez, Peña hurt in collision chasing Mets popup

Jun. 29, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Houston left fielder Yordan Álvarez and shortstop Jeremy Peña were hurt when they collided in the eighth inning of Wednesday's game against the New York Mets while running down a popup. With Peña shifted to the right side and the game scoreless, Dominic Smith...

Mets' deGrom, Scherzer take next steps toward rejoining Mets

Jun. 29, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets aces Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer took their next steps Wednesday toward returning to New York's rotation. DeGrom, sidelined since last July 7, threw 27 pitches to hitters in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and could progress to a minor league injury rehabilitation...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 29, 2022 03:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ SCHERZER'S START Mets ace Max Scherzer will make a minor league rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. The outing against the Hartford Yard Goats was pushed back a day from Tuesday, but...

Diamondbacks rally from 6-run deficit to beat Padres 7-6

Jun. 29, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had two batters hit by pitches with the bases loaded in the same game for the first time in team history — in consecutive plate appearances, no less. San Diego escaped a big jam, thanks in large part to a double play that went from the second baseman to...

Yastrzemski's bat, glove help Giants hold off Tigers 4-3

Jun. 29, 2022 01:26 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Mike Yastrzemski hit a two-run single and made a beautiful catch in the outfield on Miguel Cabrera's sharp liner, and the San Francisco Giants held off the Detroit Tigers 4-3 on Tuesday night. Giants lefty Carlos Rodón (7-4) allowed one run and seven hits in...

Grichuk, Diaz homer, Rockies rough up Kershaw, Dodgers 7-4

Jun. 29, 2022 00:42 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Randall Grichuk and Elias Diaz homered and the Colorado Rockies continued their Coors Field mastery of Clayton Kershaw with a 7-4 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers on Tuesday night. The Rockies roughed up Kershaw for six runs and nine hits in four innings, his...