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Greene, Reyes lead Tigers to 3rd straight win over Guardians

DETROIT (AP) — Riley Greene and Victor Reyes drove in three runs apiece, Eric Haase blasted a two-run homer and the Detroit Tigers pounded the Cleveland Guardians 11-4 on Tuesday night. Miguel Cabrera added three hits, two runs scored and an RBI for the Tigers, who have won the first three ...

Alcantara dominant again as Marlins beat Angels 2-1

MIAMI (AP) — Sandy Alcantara pitched eight dominant innings in his second straight win, and the Miami Marlins beat the Los Angeles Angels 2-1 on Tuesday night for their sixth straight victory. Alcantara (9-3) allowed two hits — singles by Luis Rengifo in the fifth and Mike Trout in the ...

Pirates spoil Taillon’s return to Pittsburgh, top Yanks 5-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Bill Mazeroski threw out the first pitch. David Bednar froze one of the most feared hitters in baseball with the last. In between, the Pittsburgh Pirates offered a fleeting glimpse of what they're trying to build, one that came at the expense of an old friend and briefly ...

Schwarber homers twice in Phillies’ 11-0 romp past Nationals

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cristopher Sánchez perked up when he heard Kyle Schwarber's name dropped in a question to the Spanish-speaking pitcher. Sánchez said through a translator that after he returned to the clubhouse after five shutout innings, he had one thing to say to a trainer about his ...

Orioles outlast Rangers 10-9 on Mullins’ double in 10th

BALTIMORE (AP) — Cedric Mullins doubled in the winning run in the 10th inning, and the Baltimore Orioles beat the Texas Rangers 10-9 Tuesday night in a wild game that featured several comebacks and clutch home runs. Mullins hit a two-out liner into the gap off Matt Moore (3-2) to bring home ...

Riley homers, Anderson shines as Braves beat Cards 7-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Ian Anderson enjoyed an important bounce-back game after his recent woes kept him from fully enjoying the Atlanta Braves' best stretch of the season. Anderson allowed one run in five innings, Austin Riley homered and drove in three runs, and the Braves beat the struggling St. ...

Kiermaier knocks in 4, Rays beat Red Sox 8-4 at Fenway

BOSTON (AP) — Kevin Kiermaier hit an early three-run double and broke a tie with an RBI grounder during a four-run sixth inning that sent the Tampa Bay Rays past the Boston Red Sox 8-4 on Tuesday night. Yandy Díaz had three hits and an RBI as the Rays evened the three-game series between AL ...

Reds spoil Scherzer’s return with a 1-0 ninth-inning win

CINCINNATI (AP) — Max Scherzer turned in a stellar performance for the New York Mets in his return from an oblique injury. Perhaps more importantly for the NL East leaders, the ace right-hander felt good the entire time on a steamy Tuesday night in Cincinnati. Scherzer struck out 11 while ...

Suzuki homers again, Hendricks hurt as Cubs top Brewers 8-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Seiya Suzuki has wasted no time getting back into the swing of things since coming off the injured list. Suzuki homered for the second straight night and had three RBIs as the Chicago Cubs overcame Kyle Hendricks' early exit to defeat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-3 on ...

Alvarez makes big throw, hits 25th homer, Astros top Royals

HOUSTON (AP) — Long established as a star at the plate, Yordan Alvarez has been showing flashes of brilliance on defense this season, too. Alvarez threw out Hunter Dozier at the plate from just short of the warning track in left field to preserve a two-run, eighth-inning lead, then hit his ...