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Reyes, Greene homer in 9th, send Tigers past Royals 4-3

Jul. 02, 2022 19:31 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Victor Reyes and Riley Greene hit back-to-back homers in the ninth inning to give the Detroit Tigers a 4-3 win over the Kansas City Royals on Saturday. With one out in the ninth, Reyes tied the game off Royals reliever Joel Payamps (2-2). It was the first homer...

Calhoun 2 HRs, Pérez wins 7th straight as Rangers beat Mets

Jul. 02, 2022 19:27 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Kole Calhoun homered twice and drove in four runs, Martín Pérez won his seventh straight decision and the Texas Rangers beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Saturday. Calhoun hit a three-run shot off spot starter Trevor Williams in the second inning and third-year...

Cruz gets 12th RBI in 13 games, Bucs top Brewers 7-4

Jul. 02, 2022 19:17 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Oneil Cruz collected his 12th RBI in 13 games this season to help Pittsburgh Pirates bounce back from a blowout loss with a 7-4 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Saturday night. The 23-year-old prospect put the Pirates up 4-1 with two outs in the fourth on a...

Maldonado hits 2 of 5 Houston homers in 9-1 win over Angels

Jul. 02, 2022 19:16 PM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Martín Maldonado homered twice and Jose Altuve, Kyle Tucker and Chas McCormick added a home run each as the Houston Astros built a big lead early and didn’t let up in a 9-1 rout of the Los Angeles Angels on Saturday. The Astros followed up their 8-1 win in the...

Miranda, Twins rally again in bottom of 9th, beat Orioles

Jul. 02, 2022 18:56 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jorge Polanco hit a tying homer and Jose Miranda delivered a game-ending single as the Minnesota Twins again rallied for two runs in the bottom of the ninth inning and beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-3 Saturday. A day after Byron Buxton hit a two-run homer in the...

Cardinals become 1st team to hit 4 HRs in row in 1st inning

Jul. 02, 2022 17:33 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The St. Louis Cardinals became the first major league team to hit four straight home runs in the first inning when Nolan Arenado, Nolan Gorman, Juan Yepez and Dylan Carson connected against Philadelphia on Saturday. The Cardinals tied the MLB record for any...

Jays RH Gausman leaves game after being hit on foot by liner

Jul. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays right-hander Kevin Gausman left Game 1 of Saturday’s doubleheader against Tampa Bay after he was hit in the right foot by a line drive from Rays shortstop Wander Franco. Franco’s liner, which had an exit velocity of 100 miles per hour, struck Gausman...

Cole, Carpenter help Yankees wallop Guardians 13-4 in opener

Jul. 02, 2022 17:27 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Matt Carpenter's days as a major leaguer were dwindling. A few subtle tweaks to his swing brought him back. So did playing for the Yankees. Carpenter homered twice and drove in four runs and Gerrit Cole brushed off giving up back-to-back home runs,...

Mets ace deGrom to make 1st injury rehab start Sunday

Jul. 02, 2022 16:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is finally ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Sidelined by injuries since last July, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to start Sunday night for Class A St. Lucie against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He's expected to...

McClanahan sharp as Rays snap losing streak, beat Jays 6-2

Jul. 02, 2022 15:51 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Shane McClanahan allowed one run in seven innings, lowering his AL-leading ERA to 1.74, Wander Franco and Isaac Paredes hit solo home runs, and the Tampa Bay Rays snapped a season-long four-game losing streak by beating the Toronto Blue Jays 6-2 in Game 1 of their doubleheader...