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Editorial Roundup: Ohio

Jul. 26, 2021 09:03 AM EDT

The (Lorain) Morning Journal. July 24, 2021. Editorial: Creative measures for vaccinations must continue Health officials, government and business leaders have been creative when trying to get people to take one of the three novel coronavirus...

White Sox top Brewers 3-1 behind Lynn, avoid sweep

Jul. 25, 2021 23:46 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Lance Lynn allowed one run over six innings and hit a two-run single to lift Chicago to a 3-1 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers on Sunday night as the White Sox avoided a sweep in this series between division leaders. Lynn (10-3) allowed six hits,...

Ohtani's MLB-best 35th HR lifts Angels past Twins 6-2

Jul. 25, 2021 18:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 35th home run and the Los Angeles Angels beat the Minnesota Twins 6-2 Sunday. Ohtani, who had two hits, lasered a line drive into the right-field seats for a solo homer in the sixth inning that broke a 2-all...

Lynch, Soler and Perez lead Royals over Tigers 6-1

Jul. 25, 2021 18:01 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit two home runs, Salvador Perez added a three-run blast and Daniel Lynch pitched eight scoreless innings for his first major league win as the Kansas City Royals beat the Detroit Tigers 6-1 Sunday. The Royals grabbed a 4-0...

Indians rally for 3-2 win, end 11-game losing skid to Rays

Jul. 25, 2021 17:12 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Indians showed the Rays they can mount a comeback, too. Bobby Bradley's sacrifice fly in the eighth inning capped Cleveland's late rally and sent the Indians to a 3-2 win on Sunday, snapping their losing streak against Tampa Bay at 11 games. ...

Indians manager Francona misses second game with head cold

Jul. 25, 2021 11:48 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona missed his second straight game Sunday with a head cold. President of baseball operations Chris Antonetti said Francona is “still under the weather” and the team's medical staff felt he would benefit from...

LEADING OFF: More All-Star starters in Chisox-Brewers set

Jul. 25, 2021 02:10 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ STAR STARTERS The White Sox and Brewers close a weekend full of impressive pitching matchups in Milwaukee with arguably the best of the bunch Sunday night. ...

Tellez homers twice to help Brewers beat White Sox 6-1

Jul. 24, 2021 23:33 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Rowdy Tellez said he'd never received a curtain call before his two-homer performance Saturday night had a sellout crowd chanting his first name. Then the Milwaukee Brewers slugger quickly corrected himself. “I had one in the...

Perez, Santana homer in Royals' 9-8 victory over Tigers

Jul. 24, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Salvador Perez and Carlos Santana hit three-run homers in the Kansas City Royals' 9-8 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Perez hit his 23rd home run of the season to highlight a four-run fourth. Santana gave the Royals the lead...

Sandoval has no-hit bid end in 9th; Angels beat Twins 2-1

Jul. 24, 2021 23:12 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Patrick Sandoval knew history was within his grasp. The young Los Angeles Angels left-hander looked up at the scoreboard after every inning to confirm his work: no hits allowed. His teammates also let him know what was at stake, by staying as far away...