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Red Sox win 8th straight on Fourth of July, beat Rays 4-0

Jul. 04, 2022 16:47 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Trevor Story hit a solo homer, Kutter Crawford pitched 5 1/3 innings of two-hit relief and the Boston Red Sox won their eighth straight Fourth of July game, beating the Tampa Bay Rays 4-0 on Monday. Franchy Cordero added an RBI single for the Red Sox, who won their...

Braves' Rosario returns from IL, starting against Cardinals

Jul. 04, 2022 15:38 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Atlanta Braves outfielder Eddie Rosario has been activated from the injured list and is starting in left field against the St. Louis Cardinals on Monday night. The Braves also activated left-handed reliever Tyler Matzek from the injured list. To clear...

De La Cruz homers in 10th, Marlins beat Nationals again

Jul. 04, 2022 15:08 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — After watching Jesús Aguilar and Jesús Sánchez hit late-inning home runs to win games for the Miami Marlins over the weekend, Bryan De La Cruz was happy to get a similar chance Monday. He made the most of it. De La Cruz hit a two-run homer off...

Cubs activate OF Seiya Suzuki from IL for Brewers series

Jul. 04, 2022 14:42 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Chicago Cubs rookie outfielder Seiya Suzuki has been activated from the injured list after missing about five weeks with a sprained left ring finger. Suzuki was back in the lineup and in the cleanup spot for the Cubs’ Monday game against Milwaukee. Cubs manager...

Nats' Soto says MRI showed no damage to injured left calf

Jul. 04, 2022 12:06 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Juan Soto said an MRI on his left calf showed no damage after he left the Washington Nationals game Sunday against the Miami Marlins because of tightness. “Everything was fine,” Soto said. “We gonna be good. They said it's just a little tight, so just going...

Boston's Xander Bogaerts out for Monday's game vs Rays

Jul. 04, 2022 12:07 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts will not be in the starting lineup for Monday's game against Tampa Bay after leaving a day earlier with a cut on his left thigh that required seven stitches. Manager Alex Cora said the three-time All-Star was “pretty sore.” ...

Alcantara could deliver first Cy Young Award for Marlins

Jul. 04, 2022 01:18 AM EDT

Sandy Alcantara is pitching like a contender for the Cy Young Award. If he wins it, that would be a first for the Miami Marlins. The Marlins have had an MVP in Giancarlo Stanton, but never in the franchise's three-decade history have they had a Cy Young winner. Alcantara threw a...

LEADING OFF: Nats examine Soto, Bosox check Bogaerts

Jul. 04, 2022 01:06 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on today: ___ SOTO SETBACK Washington star Juan Soto is being checked out after exiting a game early because of an injured left calf. The 23-year-old outfielder flexed and pointed to his left...

Wheeler, Hoskins, Realmuto lift Phillies over Cardinals 4-0

Jul. 03, 2022 22:24 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler threw seven shutout innings of four-hit ball and Rhys Hoskins and J.T. Realmuto slugged home runs as the Philadelphia Phillies beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 Sunday night. The Phillies won two of three games in the series against a team they are...

Dodgers catcher Barnes gets $7M, 2-year deal through '24

Jul. 03, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Catcher Austin Barnes agreed Sunday to a $7 million, two-year contract with the Los Angeles Dodgers covering 2023 and ‘24 rather than become a free agent after this year’s World Series. Barnes gets $3.5 million in each of the next two seasons, and the Dodgers...