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UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 11:11 p.m.

MLB roundup: Braves beat Giants 6-0, clinch 2nd straight NL East title

The Atlanta Braves clinched their second straight NL East title as Ronald Acuna Jr. hit his 41st homer in a 6-0 win over San Francisco on Friday night that eliminated …


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 20, 2019, 8:26 p.m.

Felix Hernandez struggles for Mariners in 5-3 loss to Orioles

Hernandez labored through five innings in what was likely his penultimate start with the Seattle Mariners.


MLB roundup: Yankees beat Angels 9-1, claim 1st AL East title since 2012

The resilient New York Yankees powered their way to the club’s first AL East title since 2012, routing the Los Angeles Angels 9-1 Thursday night behind three RBIs each from …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 4:28 p.m.

Shed Long, Mariners beat Pirates 6-5 in 11 innings for sweep

Shed Long had three hits and scored the go-ahead run in the 11th on an unusual inning-ending double play as the Seattle Mariners beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 6-5.


Ronald Acuna Jr. becomes third player to hit 40 homers at 21 or younger

Ronald Acuna Jr. of the Atlanta Braves has become only the third player in baseball history to hit 40 homers while 21 years old or younger.


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 19, 2019, 1:58 p.m.

Yankees’ Domingo German on leave under MLB domestic violence policy

Yankees star pitcher Domingo German was placed on administrative leave under Major League Baseball’s domestic violence policy on Thursday, casting doubt over whether New York’s top winner this season will …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 18, 2019, 8:40 p.m.

Kyle Lewis homers again as Mariners beat Pirates 4-1

After hitting four home runs in his first six games, Kyle Lewis finally hit a rough patch when he struck out four times in his last one. One day later, …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 4-1 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates

Kyle Lewis homered for the fifth time in eight major-league games as the Mariners defeated the host Pittsburgh Pirates 4-1 Wednesday night in interleague play.


MLB roundup: Cavan Biggio hits for cycle, joins father in exclusive club

Rookie Cavan Biggio hit for the cycle, and the Toronto Blue Jays beat the Baltimore Orioles 8-5 on Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 8:40 p.m.

Marco Gonzales pitches, hits Mariners to 6-0 victory in Pittsburgh

Gonzales pitched one of his best games of the season and he had his first hit as a Mariner – a double off Pittsburgh starter Mitch Keller – to carry …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 7:21 p.m.

Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 6-0 victory against the Pittsburgh Pirates

Marco Gonzales pitched seven shutout innings and the Mariners hit three solo home runs in a 6-0 victory against the host Pittsburgh Pirates in interleague play Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 17, 2019, 6:29 p.m.

Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez arrested on child sex charges

Pittsburgh Pirates closer Felipe Vazquez was arrested Tuesday on multiple felony charges, including statutory sexual assault, soliciting a child and pornography, and was placed on administrative leave by Major League …



UPDATED: Mon., Sept. 16, 2019, 10:19 p.m.

Braves could repeat their 1973 feat: Three players with 40 homers

Not even the 1927 New York Yankees, despite a lineup famously known as “Murderers’ Row,” had three players with 40 or more home runs. They had two, Babe Ruth with …


MLB roundup: Anthony Rizzo sprains ankle for Cubs, who sweep Pirates

Star first baseman Anthony Rizzo was pulled from the game with a sprained right ankle, putting a damper on the Chicago Cubs’ 16-6 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates that completed …


UPDATED: Sat., Sept. 14, 2019, 11:30 p.m.

Omar Narvaez’s 10th-inning HR lifts Mariners over White Sox 2-1

Omar Narvaez hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning against his former team, Felix Hernandez turned in his best outing of the season and the Seattle Mariners beat …


MLB roundup: Ronald Acuna, Braves pound Nationals, clinch playoff spot

Ronald Acuna Jr. ignited a four-run rally with the go-ahead, two-run double, and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves clinched a playoff berth with a 10-1 victory over the Washington Nationals …


David Ortiz says he doesn’t know what might have led to attack

David Ortiz says in his first interview since being shot that he is still trying to mentally process the attack at a Dominican nightclub that seriously injured him.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 11:23 p.m.

Jose Abreu, Yoan Moncada lift White Sox over Seattle Mariners 9-7

The top half of Chicago’s lineup dominated early in the game as the White Sox snapped a two-game losing streak.


UPDATED: Fri., Sept. 13, 2019, 11:09 p.m.

MLB roundup: Anthony Rizzo hits grand slam, Cubs pound Pirates 17-8

Anthony Rizzo hit a grand slam, Willson Contreras had two long solo homers and the Chicago Cubs kept pace in the NL wild-card race with a 17-8 victory over the …


UPDATED: Thu., Sept. 12, 2019, 11:03 p.m.

Justin Dunn has forgettable debut, but Kyle Lewis hits third homer in three games in Mariners’ loss to Reds

As Justin Dunn handed him the baseball, looking to escape the mound and start the process of trying to forget a debut that had gone so very wrong, manager Scott …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-2 loss to the Cincinnati Reds

Freddy Galvis hit a grand slam with two outs in the seventh inning as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 11-5 victory against the host Mariners on Thursday night.


MLB roundup: Cubs beat Padres, remain tied with Brewers for 2nd wild card

Yu Darvish struck out a season-high 14 and allowed only two hits in six innings and the Chicago Cubs beat the San Diego Padres 4-1 on Thursday to remain tied …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 10:40 p.m.

Kyle Lewis’ three-run homer in 7th breaks up no-hitter, sends Mariners past Reds

Kyle Lewis smashed a first-pitch fastball that was left over the middle of the plate from Cincinnati’s Sonny Gray, sending a towering blast that carried over the wall in right-center. …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 5-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds

Rookie Kyle Lewis broke up a no-hit bid with a home run for the second consecutive night, leading the Seattle Mariners to a 5-3 interleague victory against the visiting Cincinnati …


UPDATED: Wed., Sept. 11, 2019, 10:32 p.m.

MLB capsules: Jonathan Villar hits record-setting HR, O’s beat Dodgers 7-3

Jonathan Villar hit a tiebreaking, record-setting three-run homer in the seventh inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 7-3 Wednesday night to end a six-game losing streak. …


Brewers: No update yet on Christian Yelich’s broken kneecap

The Milwaukee Brewers say there’s no update yet on Christian Yelich’s broken right kneecap. Yelich was back in Milwaukee on Wednesday for further tests, a day after the reigning NL …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 4-3 victory against the Cincinnati Reds

Kyle Seager hit a two-run homer with two outs in the eighth inning as the Seattle Mariners defeated the visiting Cincinnati Reds 4-3 Tuesday night.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 10:57 p.m.

Home runs by Kyle Lewis, Kyle Seager fuel Mariners’ 4-3 win

A Kyle provided the Mariners with their first run on a night when few were expected with his first homer in his first major-league game. Another Kyle provide the game-winning …


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 11 p.m.

MLB roundup: Dodgers beat Orioles 7-3, clinch 7th straight NL West title

BALTIMORE – The Los Angeles Dodgers clinched their seventh consecutive NL West title in fitting fashion, using two home runs by Corey Seager and a masterful pitching performance by Walker …