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Báez hits bases-loaded single in 9th as Cubs top Reds 6-5

Jul. 27, 2021 00:32 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Pinch-hitter Javier Báez hit a bases-loaded single in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Chicago Cubs a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Monday night. Anthony Rizzo homered in his second straight game for the Cubs, who opened what could be the...

McCutchen's 3-run HR in 9th gives Phillies 6-5 win over Nats

Jul. 27, 2021 00:19 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a three-run homer in the bottom of the ninth inning to give the Philadelphia Phillies a 6-5 victory over the sinking Washington Nationals on Monday night. Rhys Hoskins also had a three-run homer for the second-place Phillies, who...

McNeil lifts Mets over Braves 1-0 for doubleheader split

Jul. 27, 2021 00:17 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jeff McNeil laced his second go-ahead hit in two days Monday night, when his RBI double in the fifth inning sent the New York Mets to a 1-0 victory over the Atlanta Braves and a doubleheader split. Kyle Muller threw five sharp innings to earn his second...

Today in History

Jul. 27, 2021 00:03 AM EDT

Today in History Today is Tuesday, July 27, the 208th day of 2021. There are 157 days left in the year. Today’s Highlight in History: On July 27, 1996, terror struck the Atlanta Olympics as a pipe bomb exploded at Centennial...

Soler hits 2 HRs, again, as Royals beat White Sox 4-3

Jul. 26, 2021 23:52 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Jorge Soler hit two home runs for the second straight game and the Kansas City Royals extended their winning streak to six games with a 4-3 win over the Chicago White Sox on Monday night. Mike Minor (8-8) gave the Royals their fifth quality start...

Red Sox rally late for 2nd straight game, beat Blue Jays 5-4

Jul. 26, 2021 23:32 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the AL East-leading Boston Red Sox rallied late for the second straight game, beating Toronto 5-4 on Monday night in the opener of an important series for the Blue Jays. Boston star Rafael Devers...

Yankees acquire righty reliever Clay Holmes from Pirates

Jul. 26, 2021 21:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Reliever Clay Holmes was acquired by the New York Yankees from the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday for infielders Hoy Park and Diego Castillo. Holmes, a 28-year-old right-hander, is 3-2 in 44 relief appearances with 44 strikeouts and 35 walks in 42...

Talks stalled, but Buxton says he wants to stay with Twins

Jul. 26, 2021 21:06 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton doesn't have a new contract yet. He doesn't have a target return date from his current injury, either. The Minnesota Twins center fielder still has a strong desire to remain with the organization, however, despite his eligibility for free...

Pirates trade All-Star 2B Frazier to Padres

Jul. 26, 2021 20:13 PM EDT

The Pittsburgh Pirates have traded All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers. Frazier was the National League starter in the All-Star Game this month. He leads the majors with 125 hits and is batting .324....

Rangers 105 complete innings without leading in 12-game skid

Jul. 26, 2021 20:12 PM EDT

The Texas Rangers are not only losing games. During their 12-game losing streak, the Rangers have completed 105 consecutive innings without even being in the lead. “It’s the toughest situation I’ve ever been a part of, and I know a lot of these...