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UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 5:25 p.m.

Twins end CF Byron Buxton’s season with shoulder injury

The Minnesota Twins have placed center fielder Byron Buxton and his ailing left shoulder on the 60-day injured list, ending his season and leaving the American League Central leaders without …


MLB roundup: Phillies beat Mets, end losing streak

Drew Smyly pitched seven solid innings and Philadelphia pounded Marcus Stroman and a porous New York defense to win 5-0 Saturday to end a three-game skid.


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 7, 2019, 9:26 p.m.

Justin Verlander gets MLB-best 18th win as Astros down Seattle 2-1

Justin Verlander pitched seven strong innings to get his MLB-leading 18th win in his first start since throwing his third no-hitter to lead the Houston Astros to a 2-1 victory …


Dodgers fete Giants manager Bruce Bochy in final visit to L.A.

The Dodgers set aside their fierce rivalry with the Giants for a few moments to honor San Francisco manager Bruce Bochy.


Twins’ Michael Pineda suspended 60 games for banned diuretic

Minnesota Twins pitcher Michael Pineda was suspended for 60 games on Saturday for taking a diuretic, a big blow to the rotation of a first-place team heading toward the postseason.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 11:39 p.m.

MLB capsules: Red Sox beat Yankees 6-1 as seven pitchers combine for 3-hitter

Mitch Moreland hit a three-run homer and seven pitchers combined on a three-hitter, leading the Boston Red Sox to a 6-1 victory over the New York Yankees on Friday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 6, 2019, 9:56 p.m.

Josh Reddick homers again as Astros beat Mariners 7-4

Josh Reddick homered for the second straight game and Alex Bregman had two hits and stole home to help the Houston Astros to a 7-4 win on over the Seattle …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

Michael Brantley homers in 13th, Astros rally past Mariners 11-9

Michael Brantley hit a two-run homer in the bottom of the 13th inning to give the Houston Astros an 11-9 victory over the Seattle Mariners in a game they trailed …


MLB roundup: Pirates’ Brian Moran strikes out brother in big league debut

Brian Moran became the first player in major league history to make his debut while on the mound facing his brother, striking out younger sibling Colin in the Miami Marlins’ …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 3:35 p.m.

Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel goes on IL; Javier Baez late scratch

Chicago Cubs closer Craig Kimbrel was put on the injured list with elbow inflammation ahead of a big series against the Milwaukee Brewers. Kimbrel hasn’t pitched since allowing a three-run …


Surprising Arizona winning big, jumps into NL wild-card race

Arizona was scuffling through a forgettable season just a few weeks ago but has now won nine of its past 10 games to jump into the NL wild-card race. Arizona …


Rays starter Blake Snell to pitch in rehab game Saturday

Injured Tampa Bay Rays left-hander Blake Snell is scheduled to make his first rehab start Saturday in a playoff game with Triple-A Durham. Last year’s AL Cy Young Award winner …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 5, 2019, 2:28 p.m.

Unhip: Browns’ Odell Beckham Jr. slowed by injury heading into opener

Browns star wide receiver Odell Beckham Jr. is still not at full speed because of a nagging hip injury. Beckham, who came to Cleveland from New York in a blockbuster …


Astros pitcher Aaron Sanchez to have season-ending surgery

Houston right-hander Aaron Sanchez will have surgery on his throwing shoulder and will miss the remainder of the season. Sanchez hasn’t pitched since Aug. 20 because of what the team …


White Sox manager Edgar Renteria sidelined by rotator cuff surgery

White Sox manager Rick Renteria will have surgery on his right rotator cuff on Friday in Chicago. Renteria will miss the weekend home series against the Los Angeles Angels. He …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 10:43 p.m.

MLB roundup: Aaron Judge extends power surge, Yankees beat Rangers 4-1

Aaron Judge hit a go-ahead, two-run homer to keep up his power resurgence, Gleyber Torres added his 34th home run and the New York Yankees beat the Texas Rangers 4-1 …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 4, 2019, 10:52 p.m.

Mariners shut down talented pitching prospect Logan Gilbert for the season

As the sweat-drenched Arkansas Travelers exited the field at Dickey-Stephens Park on Wednesday afternoon for the refuge of their air-conditioned clubhouse, Andy McKay, the Mariners director of player development, walked …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 11:16 p.m.

MLB capsules: Bryce Harper drives in 100th run, Phillies beat Reds 6-2

Bryce Harper drove in his 100th run with a single, J.T. Realmuto had a pair of hits and a sacrifice fly, and the Philadelphia Phillies won their third in a …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 3, 2019, 10:35 p.m.

Felix departs after just three innings as Cubs belt Mariners, 6-1

Nicholas Castellanos homered and drove in four runs, and the Chicago Cubs celebrated the return of Willson Contreras and Ben Zobrist with a 6-1 victory over the Seattle Mariners.


MLB roundup: Scott Kingery’s three-run double lifts Phillies over Mets

PHILADELPHIA – Scott Kingery snapped an eighth-inning tie with a three-run double and Philadelphia beat New York to avoid a three-game sweep on Sunday. Brad Miller hit a solo homer …


Justin Verlander pitches third career no-hitter, Astros beat Blue Jays 2-0

Justin Verlander pitched his third career no-hitter, punctuating a dominant season by striking out 14 to lead the Houston Astros past the Toronto Blue Jays 2-0.


MLB roundup: Twins break season homer record during 10-7 loss to Tigers

The Minnesota Twins capped a night of sensational slugging by breaking the major league record for home runs in a season, but that wasn’t enough to overcome Detroit’s seven-run third …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 31, 2019, 9:48 p.m.

Isiah Kiner-Falefa hits walk-off single, Rangers beat Mariners 3-2

Isiah Kiner-Falefa hit a walk-off single in the ninth inning after Texas rallied with the help of a video review, and the Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2 Saturday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 11:18 p.m.

MLB capsules: Jurickson Profar powers Athletics’ 8-2 victory over Yankees

Jurickson Profar delivered two tiebreaking hits to atone for his role in the double-reversal of a double play, and the Oakland Athletics beat the New York Yankees 8-2 Friday night.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 30, 2019, 10:26 p.m.

Rougned Odor snaps out of slump, Mariners bats go quietly in 6-3 loss to Texas Rangers

Rougned Odor snapped a 0-for-28 slump with an early game-tying RBI double, Danny Santana hit his 24th homer and the Texas Rangers beat the Seattle Mariners 6-3.


MLB roundup: Minnesota Twins set major league record for home runs on the road

Jake Cave homered twice, C.J. Cron went deep and the surging Minnesota Twins set a major league record for home runs on the road in a 10-5 victory over the …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 29, 2019, 9:41 p.m.

Mariners score twice in ninth inning, beat Rangers 5-3

Austin Nola hit a sacrifice fly that scored Dee Gordon with the tiebreaking run in the top of the ninth inning and Omar Narvaez added an insurance run with an …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-3 victory over the Texas Rangers

Austin Nola’s sacrifice fly in the ninth inning brought home the go-ahead run as the Seattle Mariners defeated the host Texas Rangers 5-3 Thursday night in the opener of a …


Reds’ Aristides Aquino breaks NL rookie mark for HR in month with 14th

The Reds’ Aristides Aquino has broken the National League rookie record for homers in a month with his 14th in August. Aquino hit a two-run homer in the first inning …


Orioles to add netting in Camden Yards within foul poles

The Baltimore Orioles are extending the protective netting at Camden Yards in an effort to protect fans from foul balls hit into the seats. The netting will extend within the …