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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 …


Brewers star Christian Yelich breaks kneecap, out for regular season

Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich has broken his kneecap on a foul ball and will miss the rest of the season.


UPDATED: Tue., Sept. 10, 2019, 3:43 p.m.

Noah Syndergaard: ‘Unfortunate’ that talks with Mets made public

Mets starter Noah Syndergaard said Tuesday it was “unfortunate” his complaints to New York’s front office and coaching staff about catcher Wilson Ramos were made public and he denied any …


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 …