Santana HR in 8th, Indians send Mariners to 6th loss in row

Baseball 05/04/19, 18:29

Carlos Santana hit a two-run homer in the eighth inning and the Cleveland Indians rallied past Seattle 5-4 Saturday, the Mariners' sixth straight loss. Santana tagged Connor Sadzeck (0-1) for his fifth home run of the season. Tim Beckham hit a leadoff home run to break a 3-all tie in the eighth ...

Royals rout Tigers 15-3 after 4-run first

Baseball 05/04/19, 18:24

Alex Gordon homered as part of a four-run first inning, and the Kansas City Royals routed the Detroit Tigers 15-3 on Saturday.The Royals chased Detroit right-hander Tyson Ross (1-4) in the second inning and scored the game's first seven runs. Homer Bailey (3-3) allowed two runs in six innings in ...

Odorizzi, Twins top Yankees 7-3; Andjuar 2 errors in return

Baseball 05/04/19, 17:03

Jonathan Schoop thought he'd hit a three-run homer in the fourth innning, only to see Yankees right fielder Cameron Maybin run back, jump and stick his glove over the wall to make the catch. "I thought for sure off the bat that it's going to go," Schoop said. It was the kind ...

Cubs’ Descalso leaves game against Cardinals with sore ankle

Baseball 05/04/19, 16:55

Cubs second baseman Daniel Descalso has left the game against the St. Louis Cardinals because of a sore left ankle.Descalso was hurt rounding first on a single in the first inning Saturday. He was lifted for a pinch-hitter in the fourth.Descalso came into the game batting .247 with two homers ...

Elbow strain forces Pirates to shut down Taillon for 4 weeks

Baseball 05/04/19, 15:51

Pittsburgh Pirates ace Jameson Taillon will be shut down for at least a month because of a strained right elbow.The team placed Taillon on the 10-day injured list Saturday after he complained of lingering pain following a victory over Texas on Wednesday. Taillon is 2-3 with a 4.10 ERA in ...

Barnes, Muncy help Dodgers edge Padres 4-3

Baseball 05/04/19, 00:33

Austin Barnes hit a tying home run leading off the seventh and then scored the go-ahead run on Max Muncy's single with one out in the ninth to lift the NL West-leading Los Angeles Dodgers to a 4-3 victory against the San Diego Padres on Friday night.Muncy's hit off Kirby ...

Marte homers from both sides, Diamondbacks beat Rockies 10-9

Baseball 05/03/19, 23:34

Switch-hitting Ketel Marte homered from both sides of the plate for the third time this season and the Arizona Diamondbacks fended off Colorado's late rally to beat Rockies 10-9 on Friday night.Adam Jones had three hits, including a homer, and Eduardo Escobar also went deep for Arizona, which has extra-base ...

Giants overcome 8-run deficit, beat Reds 12-11 in 10 innings

Baseball 05/03/19, 22:51

Stephen Vogt hit a tying homer in the ninth inning, Evan Longoria connected in the 11th and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an eight-run deficit for a 12-11 victory over the Cincinnati Reds on Friday night.Down 8-0 after three innings, the Giants piled up three homers off the NL's ...

Sale sparkles to earn first win, Red Sox top White Sox 6-1

Baseball 05/03/19, 22:42

Chris Sale snapped out of his early season funk to earn his first win with an impressive performance against his former team, tossing six scoreless innings of three-hit ball in the Boston Red Sox's 6-1 victory over the Chicago White Sox 6-1 on Friday night.Sale (1-5) entered with a 6.30 ...

Braun homers to lead Brewers past Mets 3-1

Baseball 05/03/19, 22:26

Ryan Braun hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the fifth inning, Brandon Woodruff pitched five solid innings and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the New York Mets 3-1 on Friday night.Braun had three hits to lift his average to .226, including his seventh home run of the season. Milwaukee played its ...

Phegley drives in 8, A’s rip Pirates 14-1 to end 6-game skid

Baseball 05/03/19, 22:23

Josh Phegley drove in a career-high eight runs to set a franchise record for most RBIs in a game by a catcher and the Oakland Athletics snapped a six-game losing streak with 14-1 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Friday night.Phegley sandwiched a run-scoring single in the third around bases-clearing ...

Hendricks needs 81 pitches for CG, Cubs beat Cards 4-0

Baseball 05/03/19, 21:32

Kyle Hendricks needed just 81 pitches for a four-hitter, Anthony Rizzo homered for his third straight game and the Chicago Cubs beat the NL Central-leading St. Louis Cardinals 4-0 on Friday.The second-place Cubs won their season-high fifth in a row while cutting St. Louis' lead to 1½ games. The Cardinals ...

Naquin’s pinch-hit single in 9th lifts Indians past Mariners

Baseball 05/03/19, 21:21

Pinch-hitter Tyler Naquin's two-out single in the ninth inning drove in the winning run and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night.Naquin, batting for Jordan Luplow, grounded the first pitch from Anthony Swarzak (2-1) through the right side to score Leonys Martin from second base. Naquin ...

Rhys Hoskins’ 3-run homer lifts Phillies over Nationals 4-2

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:56

Rhys Hoskins hit a three-run homer, Jerad Eickhoff threw five crisp innings and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Washington Nationals 4-2 on Friday night.After Kurt Suzuki went deep off Seranthony Dominguez (3-0) to give the Nationals a 2-1 lead in the sixth, the Phillies rallied.Jean Segura's infield single with one ...

Glasnow throws 7 sharp innings to help Rays beat Orioles 7-0

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:52

Tyler Glasnow pitched seven innings of three-hit ball to earn his major league-leading sixth win, and the Tampa Bay Rays got a slump-breaking homer from Mike Zunino in a 7-0 rout of the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night.Glasnow (6-0) struck out eight, walked none and lowered his AL-best ERA to ...

Boyd strikes out 9 as Tigers beat Royals 4-3

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:51

Matthew Boyd struck out nine in another solid outing, and the Detroit Tigers scored three runs in the first inning of a 4-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals on Friday night.It was the sixth straight quality start for Boyd, who allowed two runs and five hits in seven innings. ...

Leading off: Andújar expected off IL, Cahill’s global feat

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:31

A look at what's happening around the majors Saturday:HOT CORNER HELPERThird baseman Miguel Andújar is set to come off the injured list for the Yankees against Minnesota, and New York hopes a few other big bats will follow. Second baseman DJ LeMahieu may join him in the lineup, with outfielder ...

Not again! Yankees LHP Paxton exits with sore left knee

Baseball 05/03/19, 20:28

James Paxton became the latest New York Yankees player to get hurt, leaving his start against the Minnesota Twins after three innings because of soreness in his left knee.The team says Paxton will undergo an MRI on Saturday.Already with 13 players on the injured list, the Yankees can only hope ...

Reds bring up top prospect Nick Senzel for debut

Baseball 05/03/19, 18:24

With an offense that's last in the NL, the Reds decided to bring up top prospect Nick Senzel and let him continue learning a new position at the major league level.The Reds brought up Senzel for his major league debut at the start of their series against the San Francisco ...

Giants part ways with Gerardo Parra, call up Mike Gerber

Baseball 05/03/19, 16:58

The Giants designated outfielder Gerardo Parra for assignment and called up Mike Gerber to take his spot in a lineup that's struggled to hit.The 31-year-old Parra signed a minor league deal on Feb. 12 that included a $1.75 million salary when he made the Giants. Parra struggled in 30 games, ...