Rays get inside-the-park homer, 3 others in stopping Indians

Baseball 05/23/19, 20:04

Ryan Yarbrough handled Cleveland's lineup into eighth inning in his first start this season and Kevin Kiermaier legged out a three-run, inside-the-park homer when two outfielders collided as the Tampa Bay Rays beat the slumping Indians 7-2 on Thursday night.Tommy Pham, Avisail García and Willy Adames hit solo homers off ...

Twins tie franchise record with 8 homers, beat Twins 16-7

Baseball 05/23/19, 19:48

Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday.C.J. Cron homered, doubled twice and singled twice for the Twins. Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco and Eddie Rosario also homered for Minnesota.It was ...

Riley homers again as Braves beat Giants 5-4 in 13 innings

Baseball 05/23/19, 19:20

Austin Riley hit a game-tying home run in the eighth inning then drove in the go-ahead run in the 13th with a two-out single off Reyes Moronta, lifting the Atlanta Braves past the San Francisco Giants 5-4 on Thursday.Riley and Ozzie Albies both had three hits for Atlanta and Tyler ...

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels

Baseball 05/23/19, 18:55

Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop each hit two of Minnesota's franchise record-tying eight home runs and the Twins hammered Matt Harvey and the Los Angeles Angels 16-7 Thursday.C.J. Cron homered, doubled twice and singled twice for the Twins. Max Kepler, Jorge Polanco and Eddie Rosario also homered for Minnesota.It was ...

Leading off: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros

Baseball 05/23/19, 17:48

A look at what's happening around the majors Friday:MARLINS ON THE MOVESomething unexpected is happening with the baseball team in Miami. The Marlins are actually winning some games.Boston Red Sox starting pitcher Chris Sale delivers against the Houston Astros during the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, May 19, ...

Segura helps Phillies beat Lester, Cubs 9-7

Baseball 05/23/19, 17:32

Jean Segura and J.T. Realmuto homered off Jon Lester, and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 9-7 on Thursday for a split of the four-game series between division leaders.Andrew McCutchen added two hits and two RBIs as Philadelphia won for the fifth time in seven games. Aaron Nola (5-0) ...

Wild pitch, errant throw help LSU rally past Auburn 4-3

Baseball 05/23/19, 16:30

In a bizarre finish, No. 5 seed LSU scored the tying and winning runs after a wild pitch in the bottom of the ninth to defeat No. 8 seed Auburn 4-3 in a Southeastern Conference Tournament elimination game Thursday.LSU trailed 3-2 and had runners on second and third with one ...

Indians’ Kluber has cast removed, making progress

Baseball 05/23/19, 15:58

Indians ace Corey Kluber had the hard cast protecting his broken right arm removed and the two-time Cy Young winner is healing as hoped.Kluber underwent imaging texts Thursday, which showed that his ulna is mending properly. Cleveland manager Terry Francona said Kluber can begin range of motion and that he ...

Pirates slug 4 homers, beat Rockies 14-6

Baseball 05/23/19, 15:08

Josh Bell, Bryan Reynolds and Starling Marte all homered in the seventh inning to lead the Pittsburgh Pirates past Colorado 14-6 on Thursday.The Pirates jumped on Rockies starter Antonio Senzatela (3-4) for eight runs over 3 1/3 innings, but Colorado stormed back in the sixth, plating six runs that were ...

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

Baseball 05/23/19, 14:52

Ryan Weber pitched six innings to earn his first career win as a starter, Steve Pearce homered and had three RBIs and the Boston Red Sox beat the Toronto Blue Jays 8-2 on Thursday.Pearce went 3 for 5. He singled in the fourth and sixth innings and hit a two-run ...

Lauer throws 7 impressive innings, Padres beat D’backs 5-2

Baseball 05/23/19, 04:00

With Greg Garcia having a big day for his hometown team, the San Diego Padres' offense jumped on Arizona early and helped left-hander Eric Lauer win for the first time in seven starts.Garcia had three hits, scored twice and drove in a run while Lauer pitched seven strong innings as ...

Rangers complete 3-game sweep of Mariners with 2-1 win

Baseball 05/23/19, 03:59

Adrian Sampson and the Texas Rangers like the results of these delayed lengthy pitching appearances, with the right-hander entering after an "opener" gets through the first few batters.Sampson allowed one earned run over 5 1/3 innings after taking over in the second inning Wednesday, getting his second big league victory ...

Swanson, Freeman go back-to-back as Braves beat Giants 9-2

Baseball 05/22/19, 23:56

Dansby Swanson and Freddie Freeman hit back-to-back homers in the second inning, when Atlanta scored six unearned runs after San Francisco botched a double play, and the surging Braves beat the Giants 9-2 on Wednesday night.Austin Riley also homered for the Braves. Max Fried allowed two runs in six innings ...

Jiménez hits 2 HR, White Sox turn triple play to beat Astros

Baseball 05/22/19, 22:53

Eloy Jiménez homered twice and the Chicago White Sox turned the first triple play in the majors this season during a 9-4 victory over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night.Charlie Tilson's first career homer was a grand slam in Chicago's six-run sixth inning. A night after managing just one hit ...

Devers HRs for 3rd straight game, Boston tops Jays 6-5 in 13

Baseball 05/22/19, 22:50

Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Michael Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning, and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night.Devers led off the eighth with a blast to left off Derek ...

Hamels no decision against old club, Cubs top Phillies 8-4

Baseball 05/22/19, 22:29

Cole Hamels struggled in his first start against his original team, Albert Almora Jr. hit his first career grand-slam and the Chicago Cubs rallied from an early three-run deficit with three homers, beating the Philadelphia Phillies 8-4 Wednesday night.With the game tied at 3 in the fifth, Almora launched Cole ...

Bell’s splash HR not enough; Rockies cruise past Pirates 9-3

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:52

Josh Bell reached the Allegheny River on the fly for the second time in two weeks, the only notable blemish for the Colorado Rockies in a 9-3 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Wednesday night.After Daniel Murphy hit a three-run homer to put Colorado ahead 3-0 in the first inning, ...

Tampa Bay uses long ball to beat Dodgers 8-1

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:46

Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night.Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to cut down Cody Bellinger at home plate, keeping the score tied 1-all ...

Torres hits 2 of Yankees’ 5 HRs in 7-5 win over Orioles

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:34

Gleyber Torres hit two of New York's five home runs off Baltimore's beleaguered pitching staff, and the New York Yankees survived a shaky outing from CC Sabathia in a 7-5 victory over the Orioles on Wednesday night.Torres homered leading off the third and fifth innings to help New York take ...

Kiermaier, Garcia lead Rays to 8-1 win over Dodgers

Baseball 05/22/19, 21:33

Avisail Garcia and Kevin Kiermaier each hit a three-run homer in the seventh inning to power the Tampa Bay Rays past the Los Angeles Dodgers 8-1 on Wednesday night.Kiermaier also made a rocket throw from center field to cut down Cody Bellinger at home plate, keeping the score tied 1-all ...