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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.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 11:08 p.m.

MLB capsules: Yankees erupt at umpires, beat Indians 6-5

Manager Aaron Boone, Brett Gardner and the New York Yankees again hammered away at the umpires, this time in prolonged rants that brought several members of the team spilling onto …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 9:43 p.m.

Former Ferris star Andrew Kittredge finds a major-league home with Rays

Andrew Kittredge dealt at Ferris High School, overpowering Greater Spokane League hitters for four years before doing much of the same at Washington. After floating around various rungs of the …


Braves’ Ender Inciarte to miss 4-6 weeks with hamstring strain

Braves center fielder Ender Inciarte says he will miss four to six weeks after straining his right hamstring. It’s the second serious injury this year for Inciarte. He hopes to …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 7:31 p.m.

Kyle Seager hits tiebreaking HR, Mariners beat Blue Jays 4-3

Kyle Seager hit a tiebreaking home run in the eighth inning, Austin Nola also went deep, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Toronto Blue Jays 4-3 on Saturday.


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 4:29 p.m.

Red Sox LHP Chris Sale goes on IL with left elbow inflammation

The Boston Red Sox have placed left-hander Chris Sale on the 10-day injured list with left elbow inflammation. President Dave Dombrowski said Sale had an MRI and the team’s doctors …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 3:42 p.m.

Dodgers’ Julio Urias to serve 20-game domestic violence penalty

Los Angeles Dodgers pitcher Julio Urias has accepted a 20-game suspension by MLB for a domestic violence incident and is expected to return in September. The league gave him credit …


UPDATED: Sat., Aug. 17, 2019, 3:33 p.m.

Phillies place Roman Quinn on 10-day IL; Jake Arrieta to have surgery

The Philadelphia Phillies have lost pitchers Jake Arrieta and David Robertson for the rest of the season, and outfielder Roman Quinn was placed on the 10-day injured list. Arrieta will …


‘Summer of Rivera’ closes with Yankee Stadium celebration

The New York Yankees have honored former reliever Mariano Rivera with a celebration before their game against Cleveland. Baseball’s career saves leader was driven around the warning track at Yankee …


Walton’s World: Big Bill brings unique musings to baseball

Basketball Hall of Famer Bill Walton brought his unique commentary and musings to the baseball booth Friday night. After nine innings, it was evident Chicago White Sox broadcasts might never …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 10:11 p.m.

A new Vladimir Guerrero emerges to torment Mariners pitchers in 7-3 loss to Blue Jays

Before Mike Trout punished them at levels that seem beyond comprehension, there were other players who always seemed to hit and produce when playing the Mariners.


Braves sign Adeiny Hechavarria to fill void at shortstop

The Atlanta Braves have signed Adeiny Hechavarria to fill a void at shortstop with Dansby Swanson still injured and Johan Camargo heading to Triple-A Gwinnett. Hechavarria, a 30-year-old with his …


Cubs recall Addison Russell, option Albert Almora Jr. to Triple-A Iowa

The Chicago Cubs recall infielder Addison Russell from Triple-A Iowa and reinstate relief pitcher Brandont Kintzler from the 10-day disabled list. To make room, center fielder Albert Almora Jr. and …


Paul Newberry: MLB needs to protect its fans at every ballpark

There’s always a surge of excitement when a foul ball comes your way, mixed with a sense of dread. It’s a thrilling souvenir to take home from the ballpark. Yet …


Padres’ Fernando Tatis Jr. ‘most likely’ done for season with back injury

San Diego Padres shortstop Fernando Tatis Jr. was placed on the 10-day injured list with a back injury that “most likely” will end his season, according to manager Andy Green. …


UPDATED: Fri., Aug. 16, 2019, 4:24 p.m.

Appeals court expands minor leaguers salary lawsuit

A federal appeals court has expanded a lawsuit by minor league baseball players alleging they are being paid less than minimum wage. Players sued major league teams in February 2014, …


MLB capsules: Bryce Harper hits grand slam in ninth to lift Phillies past Cubs 7-5

Bryce Harper blasted a grand slam with one out in the ninth inning, capping a six-run rally that sent the Philadelphia Phillies over the Chicago Cubs 7-5 Thursday night for …


Giancarlo Stanton, Yankees targeting September return from knee injury

Giancarlo Stanton wants to return from his knee injury in time to fine-tune that powerful swing for October. Sidelined nearly all season, the New York Yankees slugger is hitting indoors …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 5:31 p.m.

Diamondbacks LHP Robbie Ray placed on injured list

The Arizona Diamondbacks have placed left-hander Robbie Ray on the 10-day injured list because of lower back spasms. The 27-year-old Ray is 10-7 with a 3.99 ERA. He ranks among …


1 year after record-setting season, Red Sox limp to October

One year after their record-setting season, the Boston Red Sox are limping toward October with diminishing hopes of making the postseason. With a chance to gain ground in the AL …


UPDATED: Thu., Aug. 15, 2019, 6:27 p.m.

Kyle Seager’s 3 RBIs lead Mariners over Tigers, 7-2

Dylan Moore homered and Kyle Seager drove in three runs and the Seattle Mariners topped the Detroit Tigers 7-2. Mallex Smith stole 2 bases, giving him 34, the most in …


From 12 games under to 10 over, Nats lead NL wild-card race

Right now, 19-31 is just a distant memory for the Washington Nationals. Even without Max Scherzer for all but one game over the past month-plus, even with recurring bullpen issues, …


MLB roundup: Philadelphia Phillies beat up on Cole Hamels, make Charlie Manuel’s return a big hit

J.T. Realmuto hit a grand slam, Bryce Harper went deep twice and the Philadelphia Phillies beat the Chicago Cubs 11-1 in Charlie Manuel’s first game as hitting coach, ruining Cole …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 9 p.m.

Jake Rogers’ arm, Victor Reyes’ bat help Detroit Tigers beat Seattle Mariners 3-2

Victor Reyes hit a two-run single in the second inning and the Detroit Tigers held on to beat the Seattle Mariners 3-2. Harold Castro had three hits for Detroit while …


Out of Right Field: Recap, takeaways from the Seattle Mariners’ 3-2 loss to the Detroit Tigers

Despite home runs by J.P. Crawford and Daniel Vogelbach, the Mariners suffered their first loss to the host Detroit Tigers in six games this season, dropping a 3-2 decision Wednesday …


Derek Jeter noncommittal on Don Mattingly’s future as manager

Miami Marlins CEO Derek Jeter isn’t ready to disclose whether manager Don Mattingly will return next season. Mattingly is in the final year of a four-year contract. The former Dodgers …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 4:51 p.m.

Jake Arrieta unlikely to pitch again this season for Phils

Phillies right-hander Jake Arrieta says he’s likely going to have season-ending surgery soon because of a bone spur in his pitching elbow. Arrieta has been pitching through pain for several …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:17 p.m.

Pirates’ Jameson Taillon has elbow surgery, will miss 2020 season

Pittsburgh Pirates starting pitcher Jameson Taillon will miss the 2020 season after undergoing reconstructive surgery on his right elbow for a second time. The team said the right-hander underwent Tommy …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 2:47 p.m.

Mets place Jeff McNeil on IL with hamstring injury, recall Ruben Tejada

The New York Mets have placed All-Star Jeff McNeil on the 10-day injured list and have recalled infielder Ruben Tejada from Triple-A Syracuse. The Mets say McNeil suffered a mild …


UPDATED: Wed., Aug. 14, 2019, 5:27 p.m.

Indians turn around slow start, surge back into contention

The Cleveland Indians have staged an impressive comeback. After scuffling for two months, they’ve been baseball’s best team since early June and have overcome a huge deficit in the AL …