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Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson to exit for same job at LSU

Jun. 26, 2022 22:32 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Minnesota Twins pitching coach Wes Johnson has informed the club he will leave his job this week, reportedly for the same role at LSU. Johnson traveled with the team on Sunday night to Cleveland, where he will stay on for the five-game series that's scheduled...

Melee mayhem: Big brawl, 8 ejected, Angels top Mariners 2-1

Jun. 26, 2022 20:58 PM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When the Angels made a late decision Sunday to go with little-used reliever Andrew Wantz as their opener on the mound, the Mariners suspected they might be about to get payback for a fastball that got awfully close to Mike Trout's head the previous night. The...

Varsho, Smith help drive Arizona's 11-7 win over Detroit

Jun. 26, 2022 20:43 PM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Daulton Varsho hit a three-run homer, Pavin Smith had a career-high four hits and three RBIs and the Arizona Diamondbacks avoided a series sweep with a 11-7 win over the Detroit Tigers on Sunday. David Peralta also had three hits for Arizona, which snapped a...

Mahle ends long drought, Reds thump Giants 10-3

Jun. 26, 2022 19:19 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Tyler Mahle pitched into the seventh inning for his first victory in more than a month, and the Cincinnati Reds routed the San Francisco Giants 10-3 on Sunday. Nick Senzel singled three times to pace Cincinnati on a day when every Reds starter had at least one...

Cubs overcome 5-run deficit to beat Cards 6-5, Flaherty hurt

Jun. 26, 2022 19:26 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS (AP) — Willson Contreras hit a tiebreaking single in the 10th inning to drive in his third run of the game, and the Chicago Cubs overcame a five-run deficit to beat the St. Louis Cardinals 6-5 on Sunday. St. Louis led 5-0 but starter Jack Flaherty left after two innings...

Buxton's RBI triple sparks Twins in 6-3 win vs. Rockies

Jun. 26, 2022 19:21 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Byron Buxton raced around the bases all afternoon Sunday, his worth-the-price-of-admission speed on full display for the Minnesota Twins. The right knee trouble he's been fighting all season sure looked like an afterthought. “It’s a very fun...

LEADING OFF: Mariners-Angels penalties soon, Red Sox rolling

Jun. 26, 2022 19:18 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Monday: ___ DISCIPLINE ON DECK Major League Baseball will certainly soon be handing out penalties after the Seattle Mariners and Los Angeles Angels got into a huge brawl this weekend at Anaheim. ...

Red Sox beat Guardians 8-3 for sweep, winning streak at 7

Jun. 26, 2022 19:05 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Trevor Story drove in two runs to reach 500 career RBIs, Rafael Devers and J.D. Martinez each had three hits and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Cleveland Guardians 8-3 on Sunday for a three-game sweep that extended their winning streak to seven. Boston had 15 hits...

McClanahan strikes out 10, Rays beat Pirates 4-2 for sweep

Jun. 26, 2022 19:02 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Shane McClanahan struck out 10 over seven innings, Tampa Bay had a three-run seventh keyed by an overturend call and the Rays completed a three-game sweep by beating the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-2 on Sunday. McClanahan (8-3) allowed one run...

Bell, Cruz lead Tetreault, Nationals over Rangers 6-4

Jun. 26, 2022 19:01 PM EDT

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jackson Tetreault allowed one run in six-plus innings in his third major league start, Josh Bell had his second three-hit game of the weekend and Nelson Cruz drove in three runs as the Washington Nationals beat the Texas Rangers 6-4 Sunday. The Nationals...