Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

Baseball 04/21/19, 01:53

Perhaps the Boston Red Sox will look back at this weekend as the games that got their title defense back on track.The World Series champions won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and catcher Christian ...

Reds beat Padres 4-2, extend winning streak to 3 games

Baseball 04/20/19, 23:09

Luis Castillo matched a season high with nine strikeouts and Jesse Winker added a pinch-hit homer as the Cincinnati Reds beat San Diego 4-2 Saturday and extended the Padres' losing streak to six games.The Reds won their third straight after arriving in San Diego mired in a four-game losing streak.Castillo ...

Gallo goes deep again in Rangers’ 9-4 win over Astros, Cole

Baseball 04/20/19, 22:06

Joey Gallo hit another long home run, Asdrúbal Cabrera accounted for five runs and the Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-4 on Saturday night in another frustrating start for Gerrit Cole against Texas.Cole (1-3) needed 43 pitches to get through a five-run first inning and didn't get the first out ...

Angels’ Albert Pujols ties Babe Ruth with 1,992nd career RBI

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:32

Los Angeles Angels slugger Albert Pujols has tied Babe Ruth for fifth place in baseball history with his 1,992nd career RBI.Pujols drove home Andrelton Simmons with a double off Seattle's Yusei Kikuchi in the third inning Saturday night.The Angel Stadium crowd gave a standing ovation to Pujols, who acknowledged the ...

Yelich homers twice, Brewers beat Dodgers 5-0

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:25

Christian Yelich hit two home runs, pushing his major league-leading total to 13, and Chase Anderson pitched five strong innings in a spot start as the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-0 Saturday.Ryan Braun added a three-run homer for the Brewers, who snapped a three-game losing streak.The Brewers, ...

Granderson homers, Marlins tag Scherzer in 9-3 win over Nats

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:11

Curtis Granderson homered and the Miami Marlins busted out at the plate after changing hitting coaches, roughing up ace Max Scherzer in beating the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday night to win a series for the first time this season.Brian Anderson doubled twice and the Marlins finished with 11 hits ...

Red Sox get 1st series win, beat Rays 6-5 behind Benintendi

Baseball 04/20/19, 21:06

The World Series champion Boston Red Sox won a series for the first time this season when Andrew Benintendi hit a grand slam and a tiebreaking ninth-inning sacrifice fly and catcher Christian Vázquez picked off Tommy Pham for the final out in a 6-5 win over the Tampa Bay Rays ...

Tucker homers in debut, Pirates top Giants 3-1 in 5 innings

Baseball 04/20/19, 20:09

Cole Tucker made a splash in his major league debut, hitting a two-run homer as the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 3-1 in a game shortened to five innings because of rain Saturday.Pittsburgh's first-round pick in the 2014 draft, Tucker sent a pitch from Derek Holland (1-3) a ...

Judge hurts oblique as Yankees beat Royals 9-2

Baseball 04/20/19, 19:25

All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and was expected to head to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Saturday.Judge homered early, but hurt himself in the sixth inning while hitting a single. He was ...

Blue Jays lose Shoemaker to knee injury, beat Athletics 10-1

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:38

Toronto pitcher Matt Shoemaker injured his left knee in a rundown chase, and the Blue Jays went on to beat the Oakland Athletics 10-1 Saturday.Rowdy Tellez and Brandon Drury hit back-to-back homers during a five-run fourth inning. Justin Smoak also homered and shortstop Freddy Galvis made an over-the-shoulder, barehanded catch ...

Rosario hits 2 HRs as Twins beat Orioles 6-5 in DH opener

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:32

Eddie Rosario homered twice for a second consecutive game, Byron Buxton hit a tiebreaking two-run double in the sixth inning and the Minnesota Twins beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-5 Saturday in the opener of a doubleheader.Rosario delivered solo shots off Dan Straily in the second and fifth innings, a suitable ...

Kluber, Indians down Braves 8-4 in opener of doubleheader

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:22

Corey Kluber bounced back from one of his worst outings in recent years by working seven innings and Carlos Santana celebrated his U.S. citizenship with three hits, leading the Cleveland Indians over the Atlanta Braves 8-4 in the opener of a doubleheader on Saturday.Kluber (2-2) shook off a rough first ...

Segura, Kingery, Arano put on IL by Phillies

Baseball 04/20/19, 18:17

Shortstops Jean Segura and Scott Kingery and reliever Victor Arano were placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday by the Philadelphia Phillies.Right-handers Drew Anderson, Lefty Austin Davis and infielder Mitch Walding were recalled from Triple-A Lehigh Valley.Segura injured his left hamstring in a win over the New York Mets on ...

Red Sox’s Nathan Eovaldi on injured list with elbow injury

Baseball 04/20/19, 16:58

The Boston Red Sox placed right-hander Nathan Eovaldi on the 10-day injured list on Saturday because of an elbow injury.The team, which made the move retroactive to Thursday, said Eovaldi has two "loose bodies" in his right elbow. He has had two Tommy John operations and also had surgery last ...

Greinke dominates, Diamondbacks hit 3 HRs, beat Cubs 6-0

Baseball 04/20/19, 16:54

Zack Greinke pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Arizona Diamondbacks supported him with three home runs in a 6-0 victory over the Chicago Cubs on Saturday.Greinke (3-1) won for the third time in four starts since a season-opening loss to the Los Angeles Dodgers. The 2009 AL Cy ...

Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker hurts leg in rundown

Baseball 04/20/19, 16:34

Toronto Blue Jays starter Matt Shoemaker had to be helped off the field after injuring his left knee during a rundown in the third inning Saturday against the Oakland Athletics.Shoemaker gave up a two-out single to Matt Chapman, then bounced a pitch to Stephen Piscotty. As Chapman strayed off the ...

Mikolas leads Cardinals with arm and bat, beats Mets 10-2

Baseball 04/20/19, 16:21

Miles Mikolas tossed eight stellar innings and also drove in two runs, leading the St. Louis Cardinals over the New York Mets 10-2 on Saturday.Cardinals third baseman Matt Carpenter left the game after the sixth inning with a bruised left knee. He appeared to foul a ball off himself, but ...

Judge hurts oblique, likely to injured list; Yankees top KC

Baseball 04/20/19, 15:39

All-Star slugger Aaron Judge hurt his left oblique while taking a swing and likely was headed to the injured list as the already banged-up New York Yankees beat the Kansas City Royals 9-2 Saturday.Judge homered early, but hurt himself in the sixth inning while hitting a single. He was taken ...

Blackmon’s 2-run HR in 12th lifts Rockies past Phillies 4-3

Baseball 04/20/19, 00:43

Charlie Blackmon hit a two-out, two-run home run in the 12th inning, and the Colorado Rockies beat Philadelphia 4-3 on Friday night in a game that saw two Phillies players leave early due to injuries.Bryce Harper hit a two-out, RBI double in the top of the 12th — his fifth ...

Dietrich’s pinch-HR lifts Reds over Padres in 11 innings

Baseball 04/20/19, 00:33

Derek Dietrich hit a pinch-hit two-run homer in the 11th inning to lift the Cincinnati Reds over the San Diego Padres 3-2 Friday night.Rookie shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. opened the inning with an error, and Craig Stammen (2-1) allowed Dietrich's homer two batters later.Tatis — who homered in the third ...