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Rangers put 2B Rougned Odor on 10-day IL with sprained right knee

Rangers second baseman Rougned Odor has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a sprained right knee. Texas announced the move a day after Odor was a last-minute scratch …


Orioles’ Chris Davis singles in 1st, ending record hitless streak

Baltimore Orioles’ Chris Davis ended his streak of futility in his first at-bat when he lined a bases-loaded two-run single to right in the first inning against the Boston Red …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:28 p.m.

MLB roundup: Jackie Bradley Jr., Red Sox beat O’s 6-4 for season’s first win streak

Gold Glove center fielder Jackie Bradley Jr. made two key catches and the Boston Red Sox beat the Baltimore Orioles 6-4 Friday night, giving the World Series champions their first …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 11:19 p.m.

Jose Altuve, Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams, Astros beat Seattle 10-6

Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams and the Houston Astros limited heavy-hitting Seattle by using two starting pitchers in a 10-6 win over the Mariners on Friday night. …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 10-6 loss to the Houston Astros

Jose Altuve and Yuli Gurriel hit grand slams as the Houston Astros defeated the host Mariners 10-6 Friday night, snapping Seattle’s six-game winning streak.


Edwin Jackson agrees to deal with Oakland A’s, his 13th team

Edwin Jackson has agreed to a minor league deal with the Oakland Athletics, which last year became the record-matching 13th big league team for the veteran right-hander. A’s manager Bob …


Back in Miami, J.T. Realmuto says he’s glad to be in Philly

Back in Miami for the weekend, catcher J.T. Realmuto is glad to be in Philly. Realmuto spent his first five major league seasons with the lowly Marlins. He was traded …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 3:49 p.m.

Angels CF Mike Trout to miss series against the Cubs

Mike Trout has been ruled out for the Los Angeles Angels’ weekend series against the Chicago Cubs after he strained his right groin during the team’s last homestand. Trout visited …


UPDATED: Fri., April 12, 2019, 3:17 p.m.

Surprised by MRI, Gary Sanchez becomes 12th Yankee on IL

Yankees catcher Gary Sanchez has a strained left calf and became the 12th New York player on the injured list. More than half the Yankees starting lineup is hurt. Sanchez …


MLB roundup: M’s now 13-2 after topping Royals in 10; Cards sweep Dodgers

Seattle became the first major league team to homer in each of its first 15 games when Dee Gordon connected in the sixth inning, then beat the Kansas City Royals …


Phil Rosenthal: 100 years after the Black Sox scandal, MLB owes Buck Weaver, Shoeless Joe Jackson another look

A century removed from the start of the 1919 season that gave us the Black Sox scandal that made Weaver, “Shoeless” Joe Jackson and others outcasts, however, baseball no longer …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 7-6 win over the Royals

Daniel Vogelbach hit a home run in the 10th inning as the Mariners beat the Kansas City Royals on Thursday afternoon for their sixth straight victory.


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 5:26 p.m.

Mariners homer in 15th straight game, down Royals 7-6

The Seattle Mariners became the first major league team to homer in each of its first 15 games when Dee Gordon connected in the sixth inning, then beat the Kansas …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 2:55 p.m.

Twins postpone Tigers series opener due to wintry weather

The Minnesota Twins have postponed their series opener against the Detroit Tigers because of wintry weather, opting for a doubleheader next month. The Twins announced Thursday afternoon they were calling …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 2:50 p.m.

Dee Gordon blast gives Mariners MLB record 15 straight games with homer to open season

The Mariners went into Major League Baseball’s record books thanks to the home-run power of Dee Gordon.


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 3:09 p.m.

Ozzie Albies, Braves agree to $35M, 7-year contract

All-Star second baseman Ozzie Albies and the Atlanta Braves have agreed to a $35 million, seven-year contract, a deal that includes a pair of team options that could make it …


UPDATED: Thu., April 11, 2019, 4:36 p.m.

Source: 2026 MLB All-Star Game in Philadelphia

A person familiar with the planning tells The Associated Press that baseball’s 2026 All-Star Game will be played in Philadelphia to mark the 250th anniversary of the Declaration of Independence. …


Dodgers’ Clayton Kershaw to make season debut Monday vs Reds

Los Angeles Dodgers ace Clayton Kershaw is scheduled to make his season debut on Monday at home against the Cincinnati Reds. The 31-year-old left-hander, troubled by left shoulder inflammation since …


MLB roundup: Jose Altuve powers Astros to first-ever sweep of Yankees

Jose Altuve hit two homers, Carlos Correa homered with three RBIs and the Houston Astros completed their first-ever sweep of the New York Yankees with an 8-6 win Wednesday night.


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 10:34 p.m.

Mitch Haniger HR lifts Mariners over Royals as Whit Merrifield sets KC hit-streak mark

Mitch Haniger hit a tiebreaking homer with two outs in the ninth inning, lifting the Seattle Mariners over the Royals 6-5 after Whit Merrifield extended his hitting streak to a …


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 9:12 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 6-5 victory against the Royals

Mitch Haniger hit a tiebreaking home run with two outs in the top of the ninth inning as the Seattle Mariners edged the host Kansas City Royals 6-5 Wednesday night …


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 4:55 p.m.

Matt Carpenter, Cardinals agree to deal covering 2020 and ’21

Three-time All-Star infielder Matt Carpenter and the St. Louis Cardinals have agreed to a contract for 2020 and ‘21, a deal that includes an option for 2023 that could become …


Braves’ Nick Markakis has cash, 5 guns stolen from Atlanta home

Atlanta Braves outfielder Nick Markakis had $20,000, five guns and other items stolen from his home while the team was on a road trip. According to an Atlanta Police Department …


Experiments with robot umps, longer mound distance delayed

Robot umpires will get some more warmup time. Major League Baseball and the Atlantic League say the experiment with radar-tracking technology to call balls and strikes will not be used …


Yanks most valuable in MLB at $4.6 billion, Forbes estimates

Forbes estimates the New York Yankees are baseball’s most valuable franchise at $4.6 billion, up 15 percent from its figure last year. The Los Angeles Dodgers are second at $3.3 …


UPDATED: Wed., April 10, 2019, 10:31 a.m.

Braves-Rockies game postponed due to weather

The Colorado Rockies have postponed their game against the Atlanta Braves because of inclement weather. The game will be made up Aug. 26 in Denver. A strong storm was forecast …


Angels star Mike Trout day-to-day with right groin strain

Los Angeles Angels star outfielder Mike Trout is day-to-day after straining his right groin during an 11-8 win over the Milwaukee Brewers. Trout said after the game he first felt …


MLB roundup: Chris Sale struggles as Red Sox drop home opener against Blue Jays

Chris Sale let a Toronto runner steal home, Mookie Betts fanned with two on for the final out and the champion Boston Red Sox stumbled again, losing to the Blue …


UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 10:30 p.m.

Dee Gordon helps Mariners hand Kansas City 8th straight loss

Dee Gordon got three hits and drove in two runs as the high-scoring Seattle Mariners extended baseball’s best record with a 6-3 victory over the Kansas City Royals.


UPDATED: Tue., April 9, 2019, 8:37 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Mariners’ 6-3 victory against the Kansas City Royals

Jay Bruce homered for the third consecutive game (the second time he’s done so this season, no less) and left-hander Marco Gonzales pitched six strong innings to lead the Mariners …