Turners turn it around, Dodgers rally to beat Giants 7-3
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Trea Turner doubled in the go-ahead run and Max Muncy added a three-run homer in the eighth inning, helping the Los Angeles Dodgers rally past the San Francisco Giants 7-3 on Wednesday. Freddie Freeman walked and Turner took third on a wild pitch by Zack Littell (2-3) to set up Muncy, whose blast into the right-field pavilion made it 7-3. The Dodgers took their first lead, 3-2, on Justin Turner's three-run homer in the fifth. Justin Turner has been as hot at the plate as the triple-digit temperatures that have gripped Southern California for over a week. Dodgers starter Clayton Kershaw allowed two runs and five hits in six innings and struck out eight in his third straight no-decision.wftv.com
Dodgers outslug Giants 6-3, Muncy homers twice
LOS ANGELES — (AP) — Joey Gallo blasted a go-ahead, three-run homer in the second inning, Max Muncy added a pair of solo shots and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Francisco Giants 6-3 on Tuesday night. Muncy, who came in hitting .186, went 3 for 4 and drove in three runs. Muncy doubled leading off the second and Justin Turner walked before Gallo's 408-foot shot to the right-field pavilion off Jarlin García (1-4) put the Dodgers ahead, 3-1. The Dodgers extended their lead to 5-1 on Muncy's two-out, two-run homer to the right-field pavilion on the first pitch from García in the third. Dodgers: LHP Clayton Kershaw (7-3, 2.59) has a 1.99 ERA and 380 strikeouts in 55 career starts against the Giants.wftv.com
Dodgers rally for 7-4 win over Giants, sweep 4 from rivals
Giants Dodgers Baseball Los Angeles Dodgers' Max Muncy, second from left, hits an RBI double as San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Alex Cobb, left, watches along with catcher Joey Bart, right, and home plate umpire Malachi Moore during the third inning of a baseball game Sunday, July 24, 2022, in Los Angeles. Unlikely cleanup hitter Jake Lamb delivered a tiebreaking RBI double during that three-run rally by the NL-leading Dodgers, who have 15 victories in 16 games overall. Los Angeles swept a four-game series with the Giants at Chavez Ravine for the first time since 1995 and only the third time in the archrivals' long history. Gavin Lux also drove in two runs as Los Angeles' offense overcame a mediocre start by Clayton Kershaw to earn the club's 11th consecutive victory at Dodger Stadium. The Dodgers got four consecutive two-out hits in a three-run rally in the third.wftv.com
Yaz's slam highlights 3-homer inning as Giants beat Brewers
Brewers Giants Baseball San Francisco Giants' Mike Yastrzemski runs the bases after hitting a grand slam against the Milwaukee Brewers during the ninth inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Friday, July 15, 2022. Hader was tagged with his second straight loss, two nights after giving up a walkoff three-run home run to Minnesota’s Jose Miranda in the ninth inning and taking the loss without retiring a batter. Andrew McCutchen continued his surge at the plate with a three-run double for the Brewers. UP NEXTBrewers LHP Eric Lauer (6-3, 3.83 ERA) is unbeaten in eight career games against San Francisco. The Giants counter with RHP Alex Cobb (3-4, 4.57), who is looking for his first win since May 17.wftv.com
Mets' Lindor bailed out by Alonso, wins it in 10th vs Giants
Giants Mets Baseball San Francisco Giants starting pitcher Alex Cobb, left, cannot handle the ball as New York Mets runner Starling Marte (6) scores on a wild pitch during the first inning of the first game of a baseball double-header Tuesday, April 19, 2022, in New York. Replays showed Alonso just barely held the base with his right foot — Alonso jumped for joy when a freeze frame appeared on the video board — and umpires overruled the safe call. The Mets nearly ended it in the ninth, when Giants closer Camilo Doval walked Eduardo Escobar and Robinson Canó leading off the ninth. Mets: RHP Jacob deGrom (right shoulder) will have a new round of imaging taken next Monday. UP NEXTA showdown of aces in the nightcap, with Giants RHP Logan Webb (1-0, 1.29 ERA) facing Mets RHP Max Scherzer (2-0, 3.27), making his first home start in Queens.wftv.com
Mets' Lindor bailed out by Alonso, wins it in 10th vs Giants
Pete Alonso had Francisco Lindor's back. It's no stretch to say Alonso earned the souvenir. Lindor lined a walk-off single in the 10th after a big reach by Alonso bailed him out in the top of the inning, and the New York Mets beat the San Francisco Giants 5-4 Tuesday to open a doubleheader.news.yahoo.com
Giants' Nakken 1st MLB female coach on field, SF beat Padres
Padres Giants Baseball San Francisco Giants first base coach Alyssa Nakken runs to get in position, near San Diego Padres catcher Austin Nola, left, during the third inning of a baseball game in San Francisco, Tuesday, April 12, 2022. That was plenty for Alex Cobb (1-0), who struck out 10 to win his San Francisco debut. Yunior Marte made his major league debut pitching the ninth for San Francisco. ... San Diego claimed RHP Kyle Tyler off waivers from the Angels and designated RHP Javy Guerra for assignment. Giants: RHP Tyler Rogers went on the paternity list a day after taking the loss on a night his twin brother, Taylor, earned the save for San Diego.wftv.com
Cobb’s 5 scoreless IP in return lead Angels over White Sox
Angels White Sox Baseball Los Angeles Angels' Jose Rojas, right, celebrates with third base coach Brian Butterfield after hitting a two-run home run during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Chicago White Sox in Chicago, Thursday, Sept. 16, 2021. The White Sox committed three errors, including two during a five-run fourth capped by Rojas’ two-run homer. White Sox catcher Yasmani Grandal, who has a personal-best streak of reaching base safely in 30 consecutive games, received a rest. White Sox: LHP Carlos Rodon (12-5, 2.38) won’t pitch until next week’s series at Detroit to protect his left shoulder. White Sox: RHP Dylan Cease (11-7, 4.22) will take the mound Friday night when Chicago opens a three-game series at Texas.wftv.com
Ohtani hits MLB-high 43rd HR, Suarez CG as Angels beat Texas
Shohei Ohtani hit his major league-leading 43rd home run and Jose Suarez pitched a five-hitter, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 4-1 win over the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. Ohtani connected for a three-run homer in the sixth inning, a 426-foot drive to right field to a chorus of “MVP!” chants. Ohtani needs four more homers to match the franchise record of 47 set by Troy Glaus in 2000.news.yahoo.com
Ohtani homers twice, scores winning run, Angels beat O's 8-7
Orioles Angels Baseball Los Angeles Angels designated hitter Shohei Ohtani (17) drops hit bat after hitting a home run during the third inning of a baseball game against the Baltimore Orioles Friday, July 2, 2021, in Anaheim. After Anthony Rendon was caught looking for the second out, Ohtani stole second with Walsh up for his 12th stolen base of the season. Raisel Iglesias (5-3) pitched 1 2/3 innings and helped anchor a Los Angeles bullpen that allowed only one run in 6 1/3 innings after starter Griffin Canning struggled. Los Angeles drew within 6-4 in the third on Ohtani's solo shot and Max Stassi's RBI single before taking the lead in the fourth. Cobb pitched for the Orioles from 2018-20 before Los Angeles acquired him in a trade before the start of spring training.wftv.com
Dodgers blow most of 13-run lead, still outlast Angels 14-11
The Halos scored seven unearned runs in a two-out rally in the seventh, caped by Jose Rojas' first career homer. The dramatic three-run shot — the only homer in a 25-run game — trimmed the lead to three runs, but the Dodgers' beleaguered bullpen then retired the Angels' final seven batters. The Southern California rivals had never scored more than 19 combined runs in the previous 131 editions of this series, which the Angels lead 71-61. The Dodgers scored 13 runs in two innings with just two extra-base hits, including Matt Beaty's two-run double during their eight-run fourth. UP NEXTTrevor Bauer (3-1, 2.44 ERA) pitches on four days' rest for the Dodgers in the series finale against the Angels' struggling José Quintana (0-3, 10.59).wftv.com
Sigh and Cy: Bieber tagged, Bauer sharp in Dodgers debut
Bieber bounced back with a pair of strikeouts, but Nick Heath hit a single to put the Royals up 3-0. DODGERS 10, ROCKIES 0 (6 INNINGS)Trevor Bauer, pitching for the first time since signing a $102 million, three-year contract, debuted in Dodger blue with two scoreless innings. Jameson Taillon followed with a scoreless inning. CUBS 1, PADRES 0 (7)Chicago starter Kyle Hendricks struck out two in two scoreless innings. BREWERS 7, DIAMONDBACKS 1 (8)Corbin Burnes and Freddy Peralta each threw a scoreless inning for Milwaukee before Jordan Zimmermann gave up a run.
Angels acquire RHP Alex Cobb from Orioles for prospect Jones
FILE - In this Saturday, Aug. 22, 2020 file photo, Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb throws a pitch to the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game in Baltimore. The Los Angeles Angels have acquired veteran right-hander Alex Cobb from the Baltimore Orioles in a trade for prospect Jahmai Jones, Tuesday, Feb. 2, 2021. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez, File)ANAHEIM, Calif. – The Los Angeles Angels acquired veteran right-hander Alex Cobb from the Baltimore Orioles in exchange for prospect Jahmai Jones. Los Angeles also has Shohei Ohtani, Jaime Barria and Patrick Sandoval as possible rotation members. The trade is the third in 14 months between Baltimore and Los Angeles, with the Angels thrice getting proven major leaguers in exchange for prospects.
Surprising first-place Marlins stay hot, sweep Orioles
Miami Marlins starting pitcher Elieser Hernandez throws a pitch to the Baltimore Orioles during the first inning in game one of a baseball double-header, Wednesday, Aug. 5, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)BALTIMORE Five pitchers combined on a four-hitter for Don Mattingly's undermanned, gritty and first-place Miami Marlins, who beat the Baltimore Orioles 2-1 Wednesday night for a doubleheader sweep. The sweep kept the Marlins atop the NL East and earned Mattingly his 281st win as Miami's manager, tying Jack McKeon's club record. Not only were both games seven innings apiece, but the Orioles were the home team in the opener and the Marlins served as hosts in the nightcap. Orioles: Wade LeBlanc (1-0) makes his third start of the season after turning in a solid performance against Tampa Bay on Saturday.
Triumphant return for retooled Marlins, who beat Orioles 4-0
Miami Marlins catcher Francisco Cervelli, center, reacts he engages with teammates in a social distant celebration after defeating the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 during a baseball game, Tuesday, Aug. 4, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)BALTIMORE After enduring one final delay in their effort to return from an eight-day, coronavirus-induced hiatus, the Miami Marlins found enough power and pitching within their vastly overhauled roster to beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 Tuesday night. After the final out, the Marlins lined up and did air high-fives in which they didnt make contact with their hands. In this anything goes, wacky baseball season, Miami will be the home team for the final two games of this four-game series. Orioles: Alex Cobb (1-0, 2.89 ERA) gets his third start of the season, followed by Asher Wojciechowski (0-1, 7.20).
Cobb strong in return to mound, Orioles beat Red Sox 7-2
Baltimore Orioles' Alex Cobb pitches against the Boston Red Sox during the first inning of a baseball game, Saturday, July 25, 2020, in Boston. (AP Photo/Michael Dwyer)BOSTON Anthony Santander and Renato Nez each drove in two runs and the Baltimore Orioles held off the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday to even their season-opening series. Prez (0-1) lasted just five innings in his Red Sox debut, giving up five runs on six hits and walking two. The Red Sox were just 1 for 7 with runners in scoring position, stranding 10 runners on base. Red Sox: Right-hander Ryan Weber made his first opening day roster this season after beginning the last four in Triple-A.
Nats star Juan Soto positive for COVID-19, out for opener
Washington Nationals' Howie Kendrick (47) is greeted with "air high fives" by Juan Soto (22) after Kendrick scored them both on a two-run home run off Baltimore Orioles starting pitcher Alex Cobb during an exhibition baseball game, Monday, July 20, 2020, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)WASHINGTON Washington Nationals slugger Juan Soto tested positive for COVID-19 and was put on the injured list Thursday, forcing him to miss the start of the pandemic-delayed season. Soto had missed the first two weeks of the teams summer camp this month after he was exposed to someone with COVID-19. Also Thursday, Yankees second baseman DJ LeMahieu was reinstated from the COVID-19 injured list as New York set its opening day 30-man roster before playing Game 1. "If you told me my dream, making the opening day roster for the yankees, as a young kid in New Jersey would come true, I wouldnt have believed you.___More AP MLB: https://apnews.com/MLB and https://twitter.com/AP_Sports
Posey out for 2020 as MLB teams deal with churning rosters
Posey a six-time All-Star and 2012 NL MVP said his family finalized the adoption of identical twin girls this week. Holt has a young family and his wife is pregnant, but he decided to leave them at home while he went to Milwaukee for the next three months. First baseman and team leader Freddie Freeman, premier reliever Will Smith, right-hander Touki Toussaint and infielder Pete Kozma tested positive for coronavirus. Epstein said two coaches tested positive prior to the intake process. A front office member tested positive during the intake.