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Bat buddies: Kris Bryant used Pete Alonso’s bat during Mets-Cubs game

Pete Alonso made a friendly offer to Kris Bryant in June, one that gave the Cubs star an appreciation for the Mets slugger’s big heart, but even more so for …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 11:04 p.m.

MLB capsules: Phillies pound out 17 hits, rout Pirates 12-3

J.T. Realmuto had three hits, including a homer and a triple, Corey Dickerson also went deep and the Philadelphia Phillies got 17 hits in a 12-3 victory over the Pittsburgh …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 28, 2019, 6:51 p.m.

Yankees bash 4 more HRs, sweep Mariners with 7-3 victory

A day after hitting a milestone homer, Aaron Judge followed up the 101st of his career. He wasn’t alone in another home run barrage by the Bronx Bombers.


MLB roundup: Marcus Semien helps A’s beat Royals 2-1

Marcus Semien provided just enough early offense and Mike Fiers and three Oakland relievers combined to shut down the Kansas City Royals in a 2-1 victory Tuesday night in Kansas …


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 10:32 p.m.

Aaron Judge hits 100th HR, Masahiro Tanaka dominant as Yankees top Mariners 7-0

Judge joined elite company on the first pitch he saw from Kikuchi, hitting a two-run homer off the batter’s eye in center field in the first inning.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-0 loss to New York Yankees

Masahiro Tanaka pitched seven scoreless innings and Aaron Judge reached a milestone with a tape-measure home run as the New York Yankees defeated the host Seattle Mariners 7-0 Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 27, 2019, 4:07 p.m.

Mariners’ Keon Broxton banned 2 games after batting glove toss hits ump

Seattle Mariners right fielder Keon Broxton has been suspended for two games by Major League Baseball for throwing a batting glove that hit an umpire after striking out looking. MLB …


Marcus Semien drives in seven runs and Oakland A’s roll over K.C. Royals

Marcus Semien homered, tripled and drove in a career-high seven runs as Oakland set season highs for runs and hits in a 19-4 rout of the Royals in Kansas City, …


Mariners can’t climb out of early hole against Yankees

Perhaps they should’ve pushed the opener just a little while longer and the results might have been different.


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 8:51 p.m.

MLB roundup: Anthony Rendon helps Nats sweep Cubs 7-5 in 11 for 5th straight win

Anthony Rendon homered and had four hits, including an RBI single in the 11th inning, and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago Cubs 7-5 on Sunday for their fifth straight …


UPDATED: Sun., Aug. 25, 2019, 4:05 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 3-1 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays

Marco Gonzales pitched seven strong innings to set a career high in victories as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Toronto Blue Jays 3-1 Sunday afternoon.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 11:11 p.m.

Blue Jays spoil Felix Hernandez’s return, beat Mariners 7-5

Bo Bichette and Teoscar Hernandez hit solo home runs, and the Toronto Blue Jays spoiled Felix Hernandez’s return to the mound, beating the Seattle Mariners 7-5.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 11:14 p.m.

MLB capsules: Dodgers beat Yankees 2-1 in matchup of baseball’s best

Kenley Jansen escaped a bases-loaded jam in a bizarre ninth inning that saw both managers on the field trying to figure out what happened, and the Los Angeles Dodgers held …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 8:49 p.m.

’Like morons’: Fashion reviews are dim for MLB Players’ Weekend uniforms

“What’s the slogan, `Let the kids play’?” Cleveland Indians manager Terry Francona manager said. “Let the grown-ups look like morons.” That was a common view across the majors and social …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 24, 2019, 11:16 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Just for fun, let’s get positive about the Mariners’ future

No matter how you work the calculator, crunch the numbers or even invent a new metric to judge, 2019 will be one of the Mariners’ least successful seasons.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Toronto Blue Jays

The Mariners have won five of their past six games while the Blue Jays have dropped six in a row.


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 11:25 p.m.

Home runs help Seattle Mariners past Blue Jays 7-4

Omar Narvaez and J.P. Crawford homered, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-4 for their fifth win in six games. Narvaez led off the second inning with …


MLB roundup: Didi Gregorius helps Yankees pound Dodgers 10-2

Didi Gregorius hit a grand slam off Hyun-Jin Ryu and added a solo shot to help the Yankees set a club record for homers in a month, and visiting New …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 23, 2019, 8:42 p.m.

Orioles GM Mike Elias fires 11 scouts, front-office workers

Orioles general manager Mike Elias has fired 11 members of the scouting department and front office as part of an effort to turn around a team in the early stages …


MLB roundup: Athletics finish off sweep of Yankees

Tanner Roark has been in Oakland long enough already to understand this winning vibe. Roark is doing his part to keep the Athletics on a roll as the September stretch …


MLB bans players from Venezuelan League

Major League Baseball is banning players from participating in the Venezuelan Winter League in one of the first public repercussions of new U.S. economic sanctions against the Venezuelan government.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 10:39 p.m.

MLB roundup: White Sox’s Lucas Giolito leaves Twins swinging

White Sox 4, Twins 0: Lucas Giolito pitched a three-hit shutout of the second-highest scoring team in the major leagues, racking up 12 strikeouts as the White Sox took the …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 7:23 p.m.

CC Sabathia relishes final baseball trip through Bay Area

CC Sabathia spent a day off handing out his 50,000th backpack to first-graders and second-graders at home in Vallejo as kids returned to school.


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 21, 2019, 5:42 p.m.

Rays rally in 9th, beat Mariners 7-6 to avoid sweep

The Tampa Bay Rays struggled during a six-game homestand against a pair of last-place teams but were able to break even due to three walk-off wins.


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-6 loss to the Tampa Bay Rays

The M’s had their four-game winning streak snapped but completed their nine-game trip with a 6-3 record, winning all three series at Detroit, Toronto and Tampa Bay.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 10:53 p.m.

MLB roundup: Matt Olson, Mark Canha hit back-to-back homers as A’s beat Yankees

Matt Olson and Mark Canha hit


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 10:04 p.m.

Tom Murphy homers again as Mariners beat Tampa Bay, 7-4

Murphy hit a tiebreaking homer, his sixth in the last four games, in the sixth inning Tuesday night to lift the Mariners to a 7-4 win over the Rays


Felix Hernandez to rejoin M’s rotation this weekend

Pitcher Felix Hernandez will rejoin the Seattle Mariners’ starting rotation this weekend.


UPDATED: Tue., Aug. 20, 2019, 7:56 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 7-4 victory against the Tampa Bay Rays

Tom Murphy hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer in the sixth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the Tampa Bay Rays 7-4 Tuesday night in St. Petersburg, Fla.


MLB roundup: Jose Quintana, Cubs beat Pirates 7-1 in Williamsport

Jose Quintana pitched seven crisp innings, Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer and the Chicago Cubs beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-1 on Sunday night in the MLB Little League Classic.