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Beede, deGrom ready for Round 2 of Mets-Giants battle

Right-handers Jacob deGrom and Tyler Beede have tough acts to follow when they take the ball Friday on the second night of a four-game series between the visiting New York Mets and San Francisco Giants. Former All-Stars Noah Syndergaard and Madison Bumgarner both pitched brilliantly in the series opener

Slumping Rangers look to regain momentum vs. Astros

The Houston Astros survived an eight-game road trip through Arlington, Texas, and Anaheim, Calif., and somehow earned a split despite serious concerns regarding the depth of their starting pitching. With an inexplicably late scheduled start in Orange County, the Astros were scheduled to arrive in Houston

Odorizzi, Twins go for two in a row over A's

The Minnesota Twins snapped their longest losing streak of the season in dramatic fashion in Thursday night's series opener with the Oakland A's in Minneapolis. Eddie Rosario hit a three-run, pinch-hit home run in the seventh inning to put Minnesota in front 4-3 and Mitch Garver and C.J. Cron

7/18/19 MLB.com FastCast

Aaron Boone gets ejected in dramatic fashion as the Yankees sweep the Rays, plus the Giants walk-off vs. the Mets in a 16-inning marathon

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters ''savages'' in the batter's box while chewing out rookie

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's box while chewing out rookie plate umpire

Bumgarner shines, Giants top Mets in 16 for 6th in a row

You bet Madison Bumgarner pleaded to Bruce Bochy to start the 10th inning. If this happened to be Bumgarner's final start for San Francisco, he left another lasting memory - even if everybody wound up groggy by the time this game finally ended in 4 hours, 47 minutes. Bumgarner pitched nine superb

Brewers rookie hopes hot streak continues against D-backs

The Milwaukee Brewers won the opener of a four-game series against the Arizona Diamondbacks on Thursday night, and rookie second baseman Keston Hiura was in the thick of the action. Milwaukee won 5-1 and will try for a four-game winning streak when the teams meet Friday night in Phoenix. Hiura went

Rockies look to turn tide vs. streaking Yankees

The implication is that his hitters tend to batter opposing pitchers, and among those doing it extremely well is infielder DJ LeMahieu, whom the Yankees signed away from the Colorado Rockies to a two-year contract this winter. LeMahieu is hitting so well that he leads the American League with a .329

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs

Lorenzo Cain has a flair for dramatic catches. The Milwaukee Brewers center fielder leaped against the wall in right-center near the 413-foot sign, raised his glove over the yellow home run line and pulled Eduardo Escobar's drive down as his body crashed into the padding. It was the play of the

Mariners looks to snap skid vs. Angels

Dee Gordon understands what the Los Angeles Angels are going through. In 2016, Gordon was a member of the Miami Marlins when ace pitcher Jose Fernandez died in a boating accident. In the Marlins' next game, the light-hitting Gordon led off with an emotional home run.

Royals, Indians ride win streaks into series

The Cleveland Indians and Kansas City Royals continued their strong post-All-Star break surges with respective four-game sweeps over fellow American League Central adversaries. The Indians and Royals aim to continue their runs of good fortune at the other's expense on Friday when they open a three-game

Wainwright aims to keep Cardinals ahead vs. Reds

St. Louis Cardinals right-hander Adam Wainwright has dominated a lot of teams in his 14-year major league career, but the Cincinnati Reds haven't been one of them. Wainwright will try to buck that trend when he faces the Reds on Friday night in the second game of a four-game series in Cincinnati

Rosario's pinch-hit 3-run HR lifts Twins in 6-3 win vs. A's

After their dominant start to the season, the Minnesota Twins were starting to sag a bit. With one powerful swing Thursday through that thick midsummer night air, Eddie Rosario provided quite the jolt. The pinch-hitting Rosario produced a go-ahead, three-run homer on the first pitch from reliever Yusmeiro

Nationals hope pitching continues to thrive against Braves

The Washington Nationals hope to see their streak of excellent efforts from their starting pitchers continue when they take on the Atlanta Braves in the second game on their four-game series on Friday at Atlanta's SunTrust Park. The Nationals won the series opener 13-4 on Thursday, behind the pitching

White Sox look for first win post ASG against Rays

Chicago White Sox right-hander Reynaldo Lopez pledged to make the second half of his season better than his first. After limiting the Oakland Athletics to one unearned run in six innings in a no-decision on Sunday, Lopez is on his way to accomplishing that objective. To make the resurgence stand, however

Bumgarner's 9-inning gem

Madison Bumgarner tosses 9 innings, allowing one run on five hits, and strikes out six batters against the Mets

CG: STL@CIN - 7/18/19

Condensed Game: Paul DeJong finished with three RBIs and Tommy Edman crushed a go-ahead grand slam in the Cardinals' 7-4 win over the Reds

Zimmerman looks for first win as Tigers battle Blue Jays

Jordan Zimmermann hasn't won a game since last September. Things have gone from bad to worse for the Detroit Tigers right-hander, who missed nearly two months with an elbow injury. In his last two starts, he gave up a combined 14 runs on 21 hits in 7 1/3 innings, ballooning his season ERA in 7.01

Braun's solo home run

Ryan Braun crushes a solo home run over the wall in center field to increase the Brewers' lead to 5-1 in the top of the 9th inning

'Savages' sweep: Boone's rant sparks Yanks over Rays in DH

Boone got fired up at rookie umpire Brennan Miller in a profane second-inning rant, and New York awoke from a sleepy start to rally past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 in the opener of a doubleheader sweep Thursday. New York rallied to win the second game 5-1 and reopen an eight-game AL East lead over the second-place

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters ''savages'' in the batter's box while chewing out rookie

LEADING OFF: 'Savage' Yanks host Rockies, deadline watch

The Yankees open a three-game home series against Colorado with a new rallying cry inspired by manager Aaron Boone's profane rant during a doubleheader sweep of the Rays on Thursday. Boone repeatedly called his hitters "savages" in the batter's box while chewing out rookie plate umpire

Bauer strikes out 10, Indians win 11th straight over Tigers

Trevor Bauer tipped his cap after receiving a standing ovation when he walked to the dugout after being removed in the seventh inning. It might have been the right-hander's final appearance at home with the Cleveland Indians. Bauer struck out 10 in 6 2/3 innings, Jose Ramirez hit a go-ahead home

Dodgers return to L.A. to face Marlins

Done with the rigors of the road, for now anyway, the Los Angeles Dodgers will return home Friday night to face both the Miami Marlins and a familiar concern: a bullpen that has been the weak link in an impressive season. The Dodgers left Philadelphia where they split a four-game series, losing the

Slumping Padres to face surging Cubs at Wrigley

Two teams distancing themselves from their rivals meet over the next three afternoons at Wrigley Field in Chicago. The Chicago Cubs are 5-1 since the All-Star break to open up a three-game lead in the National League Central. Meanwhile, the San Diego Padres are 1-5 coming out of the break and are 4

Alvarez's 2-run double

Yordan Alvarez lines a two-run double to right field to put the Astros on top 2-0 in the top of the 1st inning

Pirates look to bust out of slump against Phillies

The Philadelphia Phillies and Pittsburgh Pirates, who open a weekend series Friday at PNC Park, did not get off to great starts coming out of the All-Star break. Philadelphia might be breaking out of it. With a 7-6 comeback win Thursday against the Los Angeles, the Phillies picked up their 50th win

DeJong's 2-run home run

Paul DeJong jacks a two-run home run to left field in the top of the 5th inning, putting the Cardinals on the board

Boone dubs Yanks 'savages' during rant in 6-2 win over Rays

Boone got fired up at rookie umpire Brennan Miller in a profane second-inning rant , and New York awoke from a sleepy start to rally past the Tampa Bay Rays 6-2 in a doubleheader opener Thursday that reopened a seven-game AL East lead. After Domingo German gave up homers to his first two batters, Gio

Red Sox travel to face struggling Orioles

The Boston Red Sox have been searching for consistency all season and trying to remain a factor in the hunt for a playoff spot. Boston just finished taking three of four from Toronto in a division series. The Red Sox beat the Jays 5-0 Thursday afternoon with the best part being a solid six-inning start

Hector Neris answers Dodgers' bombs with an F-bomb

After giving up another home run to the Dodgers on Thursday and nailing down the save in the Phillies' 7-6 win, Hector Neris' emotions got the best of him. The Dodgers were not happy about it. By Jim Salisbury

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