Voit, Yanks beat KC 7-3, open twinbill with 6th win in row

Baseball 05/25/19, 16:22

Luke Voit hit a go-ahead homer in the seventh inning and the New York Yankees won their sixth game in a row, beating the Kansas City Royals 7-3 Saturday to open a day-night doubleheader.Friday night's game was postponed because of severe thunderstorms, forcing the split twinbill.J.A. Happ (4-3) threw six ...

Blue Jays promote Cavan Biggio, son of Hall of Famer Craig

Baseball 05/25/19, 02:59

Blue Jays prospect Cavan Biggio, the son of Hall of Famer Craig Biggio, was brought up by Toronto on Friday and made his major league debut against San Diego.Biggio was in the lineup, batting eighth and playing second base, the position where his father won four Gold Glove awards playing ...

Diamondbacks break out of slump with 18-2 win over Giants

Baseball 05/25/19, 00:57

Ildemaro Vargas had five hits and a home run, Adam Jones added four hits and a homer, and the Arizona Diamondbacks broke out of a slump in a big way, beating the San Francisco Giants 18-2 on Friday night.Arizona had been held to 12 runs during a five-game losing streak ...

Olson, Canha go back-to-back in A’s 6-2 win over Mariners

Baseball 05/25/19, 00:56

Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit back-to-back home runs in the fourth inning, and the Oakland Athletics beat the slumping Seattle Mariners 6-2 on Friday night for their seventh straight win.Stephen Piscotty also homered and singled twice to extend his on-base streak to 22 games, the longest active streak in ...

Rangers score 2 in seventh, rally for 4-3 win over Angels

Baseball 05/25/19, 00:33

Hunter Pence had a two-run single in the seventh inning, Shin Soo-Choo homered and Drew Smyly got his first win in almost three years as the Texas Rangers rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Friday night.Smyly (1-3) went six innings to get his first win ...

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:55

Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich's major league-leading 20th homer.McCutchen's two-hit hit drove in Scott Kingery for a 5-4 lead. Rhys Hoskins added his 12th homer ...

Rosario, homer-happy Twins romp past White Sox 11-4

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:53

Eddie Rosario went 4 for 5 with three RBIs and one of Minnesota's three home runs in another power-packed romp by the major league-leading Twins, who beat the Chicago White Sox 11-4 on Friday night for their ninth win in their last 10 games.Max Kepler was 3 for 4 with ...

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th as Reds beat Cubs 6-5

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:47

Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds past Chicago 6-5 on Friday.Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Cishek (1-2) and Suárez hit the next pitch for his 14th home run.Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer and an ...

Soto, Adams homer in 8th inning, Nats beat Marlins 12-10

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:26

Juan Soto and Matt Adams hit back-to-back home runs in the eighth inning and the Washington Nationals snapped a five-game losing streak by rallying for a 12-10 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night.Soto's three-run blast off Marlins reliever Tayron Guerrero was his eighth homer of the season and ...

Marisnick’s bat, glove help Astros top Sale, Red Sox 4-3

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:26

Jake Marisnick homered early off Chris Sale, then made two dazzling defensive plays in center field to help the Houston Astros beat the mistake-prone Boston Red Sox 4-3 on Friday night.In a matchup of the last two World Series winners, the Red Sox committed three errors, not looking nearly as ...

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2

Baseball 05/24/19, 22:19

Dansby Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night.Swanson drove Miles Mikolas' first pitch of the sixth inning over the wall in left, giving Atlanta a 2-1 lead. Freeman then hit his 13th homer, ...

Indians scratch out 2 late runs, snap 4-game losing streak

Baseball 05/24/19, 21:43

Roberto Perez's crawling infield single scored Francisco Lindor with the go-ahead run with two outs in the eighth inning as the Cleveland Indians snapped a season-high, four-game losing streak with a 3-1 win over the Tampa Bay Rays on Friday night.With the bases loaded, Perez, who returned to the lineup ...

Tigers outslug Mets 9-8 to snap 9-game skid

Baseball 05/24/19, 21:41

JaCoby Jones homered and drove in four runs, including a go-ahead double in the seventh inning, and Miguel Cabrera also connected as the Detroit Tigers halted their nine-game losing streak Friday night with a wild 9-8 victory over the New York Mets.In a back-and-forth slugfest between two teams swept by ...

Freese’s grand slam powers Dodgers by Pirates 10-2

Baseball 05/24/19, 21:32

David Freese hit a grand slam off opener Michael Feliz and Cody Bellinger added his 18th homer, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-2 on Friday night.The Pirates gave Feliz his first major league start in 157 career appearances in an effort to address their injury-riddled starting ...

Renfroe hits 3-run HR, Padres top Jays 6-3 for 4th straight

Baseball 05/24/19, 21:18

Hunter Renfroe hit a tiebreaking, three-run home run in the eighth inning, Greg Garcia and Austin Hedges also went deep, and the San Diego Padres beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-3 Friday night for their fourth straight win.Toronto became the first team to start two players with Hall of Fame ...

Suárez hits 2-run homer in 9th, Reds rally past Cubs 6-5

Baseball 05/24/19, 17:05

Eugenio Suárez hit a two-run homer in the ninth inning off Cubs reliever Steve Cishek, rallying the Cincinnati Reds over Chicago 6-5 on Friday. Joey Votto drew a leadoff walk from Cishek (1-2) and Suarez hit the next pitch for his 14th home run. Yasiel Puig hit a two-run homer and an ...

Paxton still has knee issue; Gregorius to start 20-day clock

Baseball 05/24/19, 13:19

New York Yankees pitcher James Paxton still has discomfort in his ailing left knee, and shortstop Didi Gregorius planned to start a minor league injury rehabilitation assignment that Saturday that has him returning to the big league team by mid-June.Paxton allowed one hit in four innings and struck out seven ...

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

Baseball 05/24/19, 02:49

Jean Segura and the Philadelphia Phillies think they learned a little more about themselves during a wild four days in Chicago.They liked what they found out, too."We got enough talent here to beat (anybody) in the league," Segura said.Philadelphia Phillies' J.T. Realmuto, right, celebrates with Scott Kingery after hitting a ...

Weber gets first win as starter, Red Sox beat Jays 8-2

Baseball 05/24/19, 02:48

Red Sox manager Alex Cora was hoping to get four or five decent innings out of spot starter Ryan Weber.The unheralded right-hander gave Boston a whole lot more.Weber pitched six impressive innings to earn his first career win as a starter, Steve Pearce homered and had three RBIs and the ...

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Baseball 05/24/19, 02:47

After scoring just three runs in the first two games of their series with the Colorado Rockies, the Pittsburgh Pirates' offense broke out in a big way on Thursday, setting new season highs for runs scored and margin of victory in a 14-6 win.The offensive explosion was needed after the ...