Blue Jays to promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr.

Baseball 04/24/19, 19:41

The Toronto Blue Jays will promote top prospect Vladimir Guerrero Jr. before Friday's game against the Oakland Athletics.Manager Charlie Montoyo announced the move after Toronto lost to San Francisco 4-0 on Wednesday. The Blue Jays are off Thursday."Hopefully he becomes what everybody thinks he can become," Montoyo said of Guerrero, ...

Wainwright gets 150th win as Cards sweep Brewers

Baseball 04/24/19, 19:11

Adam Wainwright was warm enough on a cool day, allowing one run in six innings for his 150th career victory, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-2 on Wednesday to complete a three-game sweep.Last year's MVP, Christian Yelich, had most of the day off but still had ...

Pinder’s two-out single in 9th lifts A’s past Rangers 6-5

Baseball 04/24/19, 18:25

Chad Pinder's two-out RBI single in the ninth inning lifted the Oakland Athletics to a 6-5 victory over the Texas Rangers on Wednesday.Stephen Piscotty singled with one out off Chris Martin (1-1) and then stole second base. After Khris Davis flew out, Pinder looped a soft hit into right field. ...

Pomeranz, 2 relievers toss 2-hitter, Giants beat Jays 4-0

Baseball 04/24/19, 18:03

Drew Pomeranz and two relievers combined on a two-hitter, Pablo Sandoval homered for the second straight game, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-0 Wednesday, sweeping their two-game interleague series.Buster Posey, Brandon Belt and Evan Longoria all hit RBI doubles as the Giants won their second ...

Tapia’s 3-run double sparks Rockies over Nats, 9-5

Baseball 04/24/19, 17:15

Raimel Tapia had two doubles and drove in three runs to back a solid outing from German Marquez, and the Colorado Rockies beat the Washington Nationals 9-5 on Wednesday. Charlie Blackmon homered and Trevor Story extended his hitting streak to 13 games with a double and a triple. Nolan Arenado had ...

Padres’ Paddack shuts down Mariners for 1st victory, 1-0

Baseball 04/24/19, 16:57

Rookie Chris Paddack shut down baseball's highest-scoring offense for his first victory, holding Seattle to one hit in seven innings and retiring his final 19 batters, nine by strikeout, as the San Diego Padres beat the AL West-leading Mariners 1-0 on Wednesday.Paddack and relievers Trey Wingenter and Kirby Yates combined ...

Ramirez, Bauers get key hits as Indians beat Marlins 6-2

Baseball 04/24/19, 15:41

Jose Ramirez homered and drove in four runs, Jake Bauers' eighth-inning single scored the go-ahead run and the Cleveland Indians defeated the Miami Marlins 6-2 on Wednesday.Martin Prado's two-out homer for Miami tied the game in the top of the eighth, but the Indians responded by scoring four times to ...

Voit homers twice to lead Yankees over Angels 7-5

Baseball 04/24/19, 00:37

Luke Voit homered twice, Mike Ford went deep for the first time in the majors and the New York Yankees beat the Los Angeles Angels 7-5 Tuesday night for their fifth straight win.Voit got his third career multihomer game and extended his hitting streak to 11. He opened the scoring ...

Chapman, Piscotty lead A’s offense in 11-5 win over Rangers

Baseball 04/24/19, 00:34

Matt Chapman homered and walked three times, Marcus Semien had a two-run double as part of a six-run fourth inning and the Oakland Athletics beat the Texas Rangers 11-5 on Tuesday night.Stephen Piscotty matched his career high with four hits and scored three times. Piscotty has a franchise record 16-game ...

Hedges’ homer bounces off Smith’s glove in Padres’ 6-3 win

Baseball 04/24/19, 00:13

Austin Hedges' two-run homer bounced out of center fielder Mallex Smith's glove and over the fence, Franmil Reyes homered twice and had three RBIs, and the San Diego Padres beat the AL West-leading Seattle Mariners 6-3 Tuesday night.The Padres have won five straight in the interleague series. They won all ...

Corbin, Robles lead Nationals to 6-3 win over Rockies

Baseball 04/23/19, 23:17

Patrick Corbin pitched six strong innings, Victor Robles hit a three-run double, and the Washington Nationals beat the Colorado Rockies 6-3 on Tuesday night.Corbin (2-0) gave up three runs — two earned — and five hits, and had a key base hit in Washington's four-run third inning. He struck out ...

Sale remains winless as Tigers sweep Red Sox 7-4, 4-2

Baseball 04/23/19, 23:14

Chris Sale remained winless after five starts but struck out a season-high 10 in five innings as the Detroit Tigers beat the Boston Red Sox 7-4 Tuesday to start their first doubleheader sweep at Fenway Park since August 1965.Spencer Turnbull (1-2) pitched five shutout innings for his first major league ...

Altuve, Bregman help Astros rally for 10-4 win over Twins

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:22

Jose Altuve hit a three-run homer and Alex Bregman added three RBIs as the Houston Astros rallied for a 10-4 win over the Minnesota Twins on Tuesday night to snap a three-game skid.The game was tied in the seventh when Trevor Hildenberger (2-1) allowed a single to Tyler White before ...

DeJong, Molina lift Cardinals over Brewers 4-3

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:11

Paul DeJong hit a tiebreaking, leadoff homer in the eighth inning, Yadier Molina had three hits and two RBIs, and the St. Louis Cardinals beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-3 Tuesday night.Milwaukee had three solo homers, two by Travis Shaw and another by Orlando Arcia. The Brewers had four solo homers ...

Quintana pitches 7 strong, Báez jukes, Cubs beat Dodgers 7-2

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:11

José Quintana pitched seven crisp innings in his third straight win, and the Chicago Cubs used a fast start to beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-2 on Tuesday night.Willson Contreras hit a three-run double in Chicago's four-run first, and Anthony Rizzo added a two-run drive in the second. Javier Báez ...

Giants hit 4 homers, outlast Blue Jays 7-6

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:01

Pablo Sandoval went 3-for-4 and homered for the first time this year, one of a season-high four home runs for San Francisco, and the offensively challenged Giants outlasted the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 on Tuesday night.Joe Panik homered and drove in three runs, and Evan Longoria and Brandon Belt also ...

Puig’s long homer helps Reds beat Braves 7-6

Baseball 04/23/19, 22:00

Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer in the first inning off the facade of the second deck in left-center field, and the Cincinnati Reds wasted an early lead and then rallied to beat the Atlanta Braves 7-6 Tuesday night.José Peraza had his first RBIs since homering on opening day, and ...

Beeks comes in, pitches Rays over sliding Royals 5-2

Baseball 04/23/19, 21:33

Jalen Beeks took over from opener Ryne Stanek in the second and struck out seven in 4 2/3 shutout innings, Mike Zunino homered for the second straight game and the Tampa Bay Rays beat Kansas City 5-2 Tuesday night, sending the Royals to their fifth straight loss.Homer Bailey (2-2) failed ...

Dyson’s dive gets run on review, D-backs beat Pirates 2-1

Baseball 04/23/19, 21:17

Jarrod Dyson dived around catcher Francisco Cervelli but was only credited with the winning run after a replay review, and the Arizona Diamondbacks beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Tuesday night.Dyson bolted from third base on David Peralta's grounder in the sixth. Second baseman Adam Frazier fielded and threw home, ...

Orioles hit 4 HRs off Nova, beat White Sox 9-1 to end skid

Baseball 04/23/19, 21:09

Dwight Smith Jr. hit a three-run homer, one of four long balls off Iván Nova, and the Baltimore Orioles overpowered the Chicago White Sox 9-1 Tuesday night to end a four-game losing streak.Renanto Núñez, Chris Davis and Joey Rickard also connected for the Orioles, who improved their home record to ...