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LEADING OFF: Detmers tries to match Vander Meer, 3 twinbills

May. 17, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ AND FOR AN ENCORE Reid Detmers has a chance to match Johnny Vander Meer's feat of consecutive no-hitters when he starts for the Los Angeles Angels at the Texas Rangers. The...

Sanchez, Lewis lead Twins past Athletics 3-1

May. 17, 2022 01:53 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Gary Sanchez homered, Royce Lewis scored twice and the Minnesota Twins beat the Oakland Athletics 3-1 on Monday night. The Twins followed up a sweep at home against the A’s with a victory in the opener of this series for their first four-game winning streak...

Casali hits 2 HRs, Yaz adds go-ahead HR, Giants beat Rox 7-6

May. 17, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Curt Casali hit two home runs, Mike Yastrzemski delivered a go-ahead homer in the top of the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants pulled out a 7-6 win over the Colorado Rockies on Monday night. Ryan McMahon homered for the Rockies, who lost for the 11th straight...

Story, Bogaerts homer to help Red Sox beat Astros 6-3

May. 17, 2022 01:15 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — With J.D. Martinez on second after his tiebreaking double and the crowd thinned by a 98-minute rain delay, there were still enough fans in Fenway Park on Monday for a healthy chant of “Re-sign Xander!” “Yeah, I heard it," said Red Sox shortstop Xander Bogaerts,...

Houston RHP Odorizzi stretchered off in Boston, to get MRI

May. 17, 2022 00:24 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Houston Astros right-hander Jake Odorizzi collapsed with a leg injury running to cover first base in the fifth inning Monday night against the Boston Red Sox and was taken off the Fenway Park field on a stretcher. The team said he had “left lower leg discomfort,”...

Kikuchi beats former team, Blue Jays top Mariners 6-2

May. 16, 2022 23:55 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Yusei Kikuchi allowed one hit over six shutout innings to beat his former team, Bo Bichette and Matt Chapman backed the left-hander with home runs and the Toronto Blue Jays topped the Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Monday night. Bichette went 3 for 5 with two RBIs and...

Robbie Ray doesn't travel with Mariners to Toronto series

May. 16, 2022 19:48 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Mariners left-hander Robbie Ray isn't joining Seattle for a series in Toronto this week, missing a chance to celebrate the Cy Young Award he won with the Blue Jays last season amid border restrictions related to the COVID-19 vaccine. Ray pitched against the Mets in...

Guardians acquire RHP Ramirez in trade from Mariners

May. 16, 2022 19:04 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians acquired right-hander Yohan Ramirez on Monday from the Seattle Mariners on Monday for cash or a player to be named. The 27-year-old Ramirez, who made seven appearances for the Mariners this season, was immediately optioned to Triple-A...

LEADING OFF: Pirates try for a hit, absent M's in Toronto

May. 16, 2022 05:51 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NO-HIT WONDER The Pirates head to Wrigley Field seeking a slightly more convincing victory a day after beating the Reds 1-0 despite having zero hits. It marked the sixth time since 1901 that a big...

No hits, no prob: Bucs win with 0 hits, top Greene, Reds 1-0

May. 15, 2022 23:26 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In what's quickly become a lost season for the Cincinnati Reds, this really was the ultimate misery. Prized rookie Hunter Greene and reliever Art Warren combined to allow zero hits in a complete game, but it didn't count as a no-hitter — or even a win. ...