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Montgomery stops 8-start winless streak, Yanks top Rays 4-3

Jul. 28, 2021 00:01 AM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Jordan Montgomery stopped an eight-start winless streak, Aaron Judge singled in his return from COVID-19 and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 4-3 on Tuesday night. Montgomery (4-5) gave up five hits in five scoreless innings. The...

Gallo's bat, arm help Rangers edge D-backs 5-4 to end skid

Jul. 27, 2021 23:47 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — All-Star slugger Joey Gallo hit his first home run since the break, a towering three-run shot to put Texas ahead, and also had two assists from right field as the Rangers ended a 12-game losing streak with a 5-4 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. ...

Marlins homer 3 times in 7-3 victory over Orioles

Jul. 27, 2021 23:28 PM EDT

BALTIMORE (AP) — Sandy Alcantara took the mound under difficult circumstances — the Miami right-hander's mother died, and this was his first start since coming off the bereavement list. “I hope she was watching the game too," he said. Alcantara...

Wainwright wins in 1st game at Cleveland, Cards top Indians

Jul. 27, 2021 23:00 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Adam Wainwright won in his first appearance at Progressive Field, Paul DeJong hit a go-ahead homer and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Cleveland Indians 4-2 Tuesday night. DeJong’s two-out, two-run drive in the seventh inning off Bryan Shaw (3-5) put...

Blue Jays-Red Sox rained out; split doubleheader Wednesday

Jul. 27, 2021 21:22 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Toronto Blue Jays and Boston Red Sox were rained out Tuesday night by a heavy storm and rescheduled as part of a doubleheader Wednesday. The second of a four-game set between the AL East rivals was moved to a 2:10 p.m. start Wednesday, followed by the...

Astros, Mariners pull off odd trade while facing one another

Jul. 27, 2021 21:18 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Houston Astros have landed one of the top relievers in baseball, acquiring right-hander Kendall Graveman from the Seattle Mariners on Tuesday in an odd intra-division trade while the teams were preparing to play each other. Graveman and Rafael Montero...

Yankees All-Star Aaron Judge returns from COVID-19 IL

Jul. 27, 2021 19:19 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — New York Yankees star outfielder Aaron Judge and backup catcher Kyle Higashioka have been reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list. Yankees manager Aaron Boone announced the moves before Tuesday night's game at Tampa Bay. Judge started in...

Mariners hire Catie Griggs as president of business ops

Jul. 27, 2021 18:20 PM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — The Seattle Mariners hired Catie Griggs as the club’s new president of business operations on Tuesday. Griggs joins the Mariners after spending the past four seasons as the chief business officer for the Atlanta United of Major League Soccer. Griggs...

Chiefs QB Mahomes becomes part of Sporting KC club ownership

Jul. 27, 2021 15:45 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Kan. (AP) — Patrick Mahomes has become part of MLS club Sporting Kansas City's ownership group. The Chiefs quarterback and 2018 NFL MVP had his stake in the soccer team announced Tuesday. “I am grateful for the opportunity to join...

A's get lefty reliever Chafin from Cubs for 2 minor leaguers

Jul. 27, 2021 09:51 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Oakland Athletics fortified their bullpen Monday night by acquiring left-hander Andrew Chafin from the Chicago Cubs for two minor leaguers. Chafin was 0-2 with a 2.06 ERA in 43 relief appearances covering 39 1/3 innings for the Cubs this season. The...