Baseball

New York Yankees' Aaron Judge, center, and Gleyber Torres (25) celebrate after Torres' three-run home run during the fifth inning of the second game of a baseball doubleheader against the Baltimore Orioles, Monday, Aug. 12, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)
August 12, 2019 - 9:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit three more home runs, including a pair of three-run drives in the night game that gave him 13 of New York's record 59 long balls against Baltimore this season, and the Yankees completed a doubleheader sweep with an 11-8 win on Monday night that stretched their...
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Cleveland Indians' Yasiel Puig hits an RBI double off Minnesota Twins pitcher Jose Berrios in the first inning of a baseball game Sunday, Aug. 11, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 12, 2019 - 3:13 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Indians outfielder Yasiel Puig has dropped the appeal for his three-game suspension for his involvement in a brawl when he was with Cincinnati. Puig will begin serving his ban Monday night when the Indians, who have climbed back into a tie for first in the AL Central, open a three-...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto, right, is greeted by teammate Pete Alonso after hitting a solo run home run against the Miami Marlins in the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, Aug. 7, 2019 in New York. (AP Photo/Mark Lennihan)
August 12, 2019 - 11:57 am
NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball will open its 2020 season March 26, its earliest start other than international games. The schedule also features a late April series in Puerto Rico between the New York Mets and Miami Marlins. Globe Life Field, the new home of the Texas Rangers, opens March 31...
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New York Mets' Luis Guillorme is greeted by teammates after hitting a home run during the eighth inning of a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
August 10, 2019 - 10:13 pm
A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: METS MAGIC Ace Jacob deGrom (7-7, 2.77) and the streaking Mets go for their ninth straight win and a three-game sweep of Washington. New York has won 15 of 16, posting a pair of late-inning comeback wins this weekend at energized Citi Field. The...
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Houston Astros' Yordan Alvarez (44) is greeted at home by Aledmys Diaz (16) after Alvarez hit a grand slam off Baltimore Orioles relief pitcher Tayler Scott during the seventh inning of a baseball game Saturday, Aug. 10, 2019, in Baltimore. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 10, 2019 - 10:10 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Houston manager A. J. Hinch was awestruck by his team's extraordinary display of power. The Astros aren't showing any type of weakness heading into the final stretch of the season. Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit three of Houston's six homers and drove in a career-high seven runs to help...
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Boston Red Sox pitcher David Price delivers during the first inning of a baseball game against the New York Yankees, Sunday, Aug. 4, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Adam Hunger)
August 10, 2019 - 2:35 pm
BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox left-hander David Price says he's feeling better, just days after getting a cortisone shot to treat a cyst in his left wrist. "First time I've had an injection like that, so it made it sore the first 48 hours," the 33-year-old said Saturday before Boston's game with the Los...
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New York Mets' Michael Conforto is doused after hitting a walkoff single during the ninth inning to win a baseball game against the Washington Nationals, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in New York. (AP Photo/Mary Altaffer)
August 09, 2019 - 11:57 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Michael Conforto celebrating with his jersey ripped off. Dominic Smith joining the party on his scooter. A crowd that kept cheering long after the last swing. Hard to believe for a team that seemed cooked only a month ago, but the New York Mets and their fans are feeling like...
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Cleveland Indians pitcher Shane Bieber throws to a Minnesota Twins batter during the first inning of a baseball game Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Minneapolis. (AP Photo/Jim Mone)
August 09, 2019 - 10:50 pm
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Shane Bieber pitched into the eighth inning, José Ramírez had three hits and the Cleveland Indians pulled into a tie in the American League Central with a 6-2 victory over the Minnesota Twins on Friday night. Cleveland trailed Minnesota by 11½ games on June 3 before putting...
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Cincinnati Reds starting pitcher Trevor Bauer throws in the first inning of a baseball game against the Chicago Cubs, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Cincinnati. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)
August 09, 2019 - 9:02 pm
CINCINNATI (AP) — Trevor Bauer fanned 11 batters in his Reds home debut Friday night, and Aristides Aquino homered again as Yasiel Puig's replacement, leading Cincinnati to a 5-2 victory over the Chicago Cubs. The Reds' biggest July trade paid off both ways against the NL Central leaders...
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Baltimore Orioles manager Brandon Hyde, left, talks with Chris Davis in the dugout during the first inning of a baseball game against the Houston Astros, Friday, Aug. 9, 2019, in Baltimore. Davis said he reached a "breaking point" when he charged Hyde in the dugout Wednesday night, and expressed his regret during a lengthy conversation with Hyde on Friday. (AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
August 09, 2019 - 8:12 pm
BALTIMORE (AP) — Orioles first baseman Chris Davis said he reached a "breaking point" when he charged at manager Brandon Hyde in the dugout on Wednesday night, and expressed his regret during a lengthy conversation with Hyde on Friday. The flare-up occurred in the fifth inning of Baltimore's 14-2...
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