Judge hits 43rd HR, Yanks beat Ms 7-2 for winning home mark
Mariners Yankees Baseball New York Yankees' Aaron Judge follows through on a double during the first inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Monday, Aug. 1, 2022, in New York. After Kyle Lewis’ solo homer in the second against Domingo Germán (1-1), Judge hit a two-run drive in the bottom half. Judge has 10 homers in 12 games since the All-Star break ad 13 in his last 16 games. Yankees: RHP Luis Severino (right lat) threw for the first time since going on the injured list July 14. UP NEXTSeattle RHP Logan Gilbert (10-4, 2.78 ERA) opposes New York RHP Jameson Taillon (10-2, 3.72) Tuesday.wftv.com
Benches clear in 9th, Servais tossed as Mariners beat Astros
Mariners manager Scott Servais was ejected for his role in a benches-clearing scuffle in the ninth inning of Seattle’s 7-4 win over the Houston Astros, a game in which Cal Raleigh had a career-high four RBIs and Julio Rodriguez hit a late two-run shot.
Cordero hits slam in 10th, surging Red Sox sweep Mariners
Mariners Red Sox Baseball Boston Red Sox's Franchy Cordero, center, celebrates with teammates after hitting a grand slam in the tenth inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners, Sunday, May 22, 2022, in Boston. The Red Sox won 8-4. The Red Sox trailed 4-3 when pinch-hitter Christian Vázquez singled against Andrés Muñoz (1-2) in the 10th, advancing automatic runner Bobby Dalbec. Red Sox: OF Alex Verdugo was out after leaving Saturday’s game with flu-like symptoms, but manager Alex Cora said he tested negative for COVID-19. Red Sox: Off Monday before beginning a three-game series in Chicago against the White Sox Tuesday.wftv.com
Frazier, Mariners argue 1st of delayed arbitration cases
Major League Baseball and the players' association agreed to that provision as part of the agreement that ended the lockout. Nineteen additional players remaining eligible for arbitration, with hearings scheduled through June 24. Players and teams usually exchange proposed arbitration salaries in mid-January and argue cases during the first three weeks of February. Teams won five of nine hearings last year and have a 325-247 advantage since arbitration started in 1974. Among approximately 200 players eligible for arbitration at the end of the lockout, the vast majority reached negotiated agreements.wftv.com
LEADING OFF: Dodgers-Giants, Yankees-Rays, Rangers reeling
San Francisco took three of four at Dodger Stadium last week and leads the NL West by two games over the defending World Series champions. Judge and Higashioka, placed on the injured list July 16, are expected back during the series against the Rays. PLAYING CATCH-UPThe Texas Rangers try to snap a 12-game losing streak when they return home to start a two-game interleague series against Arizona. During their skid, the Rangers have completed 105 consecutive innings without even holding a lead. The Diamondbacks, with an MLB-worst 31-70 record, and Baltimore are the only teams with fewer wins than the Rangers.wftv.com
AP source: Pirates trading All-Star 2B Frazier to Padres
Mets Pirates Baseball Pittsburgh Pirates' Adam Frazier celebrates after driving in two runs with a single off New York Mets starting pitcher Marcus Stroman during the second inning of a baseball game in Pittsburgh, Friday, July 16, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) (Gene J. Puskar)The Pittsburgh Pirates have agreed to trade All-Star second baseman Adam Frazier to the playoff-contending San Diego Padres for three minor leaguers, a person with knowledge of the deal told The Associated Press. The MLB trade deadline is this Friday. “He’s going to go to a team that’s going to be in a playoff push down the stretch. All the hard work he’s put in, he’s going to go down there and continue to do the same thing.wftv.com
Marquez hitless for Rockies through 6 innings vs Pirates
Pirates Rockies Baseball Colorado Rockies starting pitcher German Marquez heads to the dugout after retiring the Pittsburgh Pirates in the sixth inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 29, 2021, in Denver. (AP Photo/David Zalubowski) (David Zalubowski)DENVER — (AP) — Colorado Rockies right-hander Germán Márquez was hitless through six innings against the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. There has been only one no-hitter previously thrown at Coors Field, the Rockies’ hitter-friendly home since 1995. Hideo Nomo of the Dodgers no-hit the Rockies on Sept. 17, 1996, a 9-0 Los Angeles victory. The only Rockies pitcher to throw a no-hitter was Ubaldo Jiménez against the Braves in Atlanta on April 17, 2010.wftv.com
Blackmon 3 extra-base hits, Rockies end skid, beat Pirates
Rockies Pirates Baseball Colorado Rockies' Yonathan Daza (2) celebrate with teammate Joshua Fuentes after scoring on a triple by Charlie Blackmon during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates in Pittsburgh, Sunday, May 30, 2021. (AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar) (Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH — (AP) — Charlie Blackmon got three extra-base hits and keyed a two-run rally in the ninth inning that sent the Colorado Rockies past the Pittsburgh Pirates 4-3 on Sunday. Blackmon hit two doubles and a triple as the Rockies ended a five-game losing streak. Pirates starter Chase De Jong allowed one run on three hits in five innings, striking out five in his season debut. Pirates: RHP JT Brubaker was placed on the bereavement List.wftv.com
Betts hits 2 HRs in final spring training game of the year
In the final spring training game of the year, Betts hit two home runs Tuesday night and the World Series champion Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-4. GOOD SIGNOn the final day of spring training, former All-Star pitcher Mike Soroka took a big step toward getting back on a regular-season mound. Ad“It was a perfect way to end a really good spring training on a positive note,” manager Brian Snitker said. Kolten Wong hit a two-run homer and Christian Yelich singled to finish spring training with a .393 batting average. AdDIAMONDBACKS 3, INDIANS 2At Phoenix, Diamondbacks starter Taylor Widener struck out seven over 5 2/3 innings, allowing four hits.
Mad Bum gets opener for D-backs; Kluber is Yanks' No. 2
He was 2-1 with a 6.35 ERA in three spring starts, including allowing six earned runs against Cincinnati on Friday. Alec Bohm had two hits, including his fourth double. AdFreddie Freeman had two hits, including a double and his first homer — a two-run shot in the sixth. Victor Robles had three hits, including his sixth double, with an RBI, and Kyle Schwarber doubled and walked three times. Adalberto Mondesi singled and homered and Jorge Soler had two hits, including a double.
Padres star Tatis feels better, expected back in lineup soon
A day after Tatis walked off the field during an exhibition game in a worrisome scene, the Padres said the discomfort in his left shoulder had improved. In fact he was lobbying to get in the lineup today, so I thought that was very encouraging,” Tingler said. I think everybody’s kind of expecting him to be back in the lineup in the next day or two. AdMichael Pineda was roughed up in his second start for Minnesota, surrendering five runs on nine hits in five innings. Ian Anderson went six innings in his fourth start, allowing four runs on eight hits and a walk.
Padres star Tatis has shoulder problem, to be re-evaluated
The Padres said Tatis had discomfort in his non-throwing left shoulder and would be re-evaluated on Wednesday. Corbin Burnes turned in 4 2/3 innings, striking out six while allowing two runs on three hits. Jon Lester allowed one run and three hits in 3 2/3 innings in his second start of the spring for Washington. He gave up five hits, hit two batters and struck out three. PADRES 5, REDS 4MacKenzie Gore worked 3 2/3 innings in his third start for San Diego, allowing two runs on three hits.
Now in Chisox 'pen, Kopech makes debut after 2020 opt-out
TWINS 1, ORIOLES 0 (7 INNINGS)Minnesota ace Kenta Maeda allowed one hit in three innings, striking out four in his second start. Baltimore's Dean Kremer fared better in his second start, allowing a hit and a walk in three scoreless innings. Deivi García pitched three shutout innings in his second start for the Yankees. Nick Pivetta made his second start for Boston, allowing a run on three hits with three strikeouts in three innings. Alex Wood worked two innings in the start for San Francisco and gave up a home run to Omar Narvaez.
Indians minus Ramírez, Reyes after they break virus protocol
New York starter Jordan Montgomery gave up two hits in three scoreless innings. Brubaker allowed two hits over two scoreless innings and Chase De Jong followed with two shutout innings. MARLINS 4, METS 4Miami starter Pablo Lopez gave up a hit and a walk over three scoreless innings. German Marquez scattered three hits and a walk over three scoreless innings for Colorado. Kansas City starter Jakob Junis pitched three innings and gave up one hit, a leadoff homer to Trent Grisham.
Kuhl goes 7 sharp innings, Pirates beat slumping Cubs 7-0
(AP Photo/Gene J. Puskar)PITTSBURGH – Chad Kuhl pitched seven sharp innings and Colin Moran and Bryan Reynolds each homered in three-hit games in the Pittsburgh Pirates’ 7-0 victory over the slumping Chicago Cubs on Thursday. Chicago’s magic number for clinching the NL Central remained two with three days left in the regular season. Chicago concludes its regular season this weekend with a three-game series at the crosstown White Sox, which begins Friday night. UP NEXTCubs: Visit the crosstown White Sox on Friday night to open a three-game series to end the regular season. Pirates: Start a three-game series against the Indians at Cleveland.
Cubs clinch playoff spot, Pirates win on Stallings HR in 9th
The NL Central-leading Cubs were assured a spot in the expanded playoff field when Philadelphia was swept in a doubleheader at Washington. It was Stallings’ third home run of the season and the third game-ending hit of his career. Anthony Rizzo’s two-run homer in the eighth inning had pulled the Cubs into a tie at 2-all. The Pirates took a 2-0 lead on RBI doubles by Erik Gonzalez in the second inning and Adam Frazier in the fifth. Pirates: RHP Trevor Williams (1-8, 6.70) has lost five straight decisions since getting his lone win Aug. 13 at Cincinnati.
Sogard bails out Hader, lifts Brewers with 1st walkoff HR
Milwaukee Brewers' Eric Sogard celebrates after hitting a walk off two-run home run during the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Pittsburgh Pirates Saturday, Aug. 29, 2020, in Milwaukee. (AP Photo/Morry Gash)MILWAUKEE Eric Sogard bailed out All-Star closer Josh Hader by hitting his first career walkoff home run, a two-run shot that lifted the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-6 on Saturday night. Something you probably wont see again out of Hader, kind of a fluke thing," Sogard said. Entering Saturday, the left-handed Hader was 7-for-7 in save opportunities and had not allowed a run or a hit all season. UP NEXTPirates LHP Steven Brault (0-1, 4.80 ERA) faces Brewers RHP Brandon Woodruff (2-2, 3.19 ERA) in game three of the four-game series.