MLB

July 22, 2019 - 9:16 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Albert Pujols reached another milestone, one that was even better because it came in a win. Pujols sliced a second-inning solo drive into the right field seats for his 648th career homer, helping push his team another game above .500 with a 9-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on...
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July 21, 2019 - 1:19 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Mariners manager Scott Servais calls it a "high sky," that time of night when the baseball tends to disappear somewhere between the ballpark lights and a starless sky. Luis Rengifo's two-out popup in the ninth inning seemed to be a routine play, keeping Seattle in a crisp,...
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July 20, 2019 - 6:27 am
SEATTLE (AP) — A week after the worst start of his career, Mike Leake came back with his best. Shockingly so. Leake took a perfect game into the ninth inning, losing his bid at baseball immortality when rookie Luis Rengifo hit a leadoff single as the Seattle Mariners beat the Los Angeles Angels 10-...
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July 18, 2019 - 8:36 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — After a mostly solid outing in his Oakland debut, Homer Bailey stood in front of his locker and grinned as a chorus boos from his new teammates broke out when a member of the media relations staffed turned down the volume on the postgame music blaring through the Athletics...
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July 17, 2019 - 7:35 am
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman has no idea why his swing feels so good right now, but he's certainly getting the results to show for it. "I'm just going to call it dumb luck," he said. Chapman homered and drove in five runs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 on...
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July 14, 2019 - 4:50 pm
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Slugger Mike Trout has been brilliant on offense over the past seven games, becoming the sixth player in American League history with eight home runs and 18 RBIs in that span. Los Angeles Angels manager Brad Ausmus said the fact that Trout has been able to produce following...
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July 13, 2019 - 6:34 am
ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — When the Los Angeles Angels think about Tyler Skaggs in the months and years ahead, Andrew Heaney is grateful they'll have the memory of one incredible night to assuage their sadness. With Skaggs' name and No. 45 on all of their jerseys Friday night, the Angels played...
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July 09, 2019 - 9:23 am
CLEVELAND (AP) — Pete Alonso took one final swing and flipped his bat high in the air. Another walk-off. Money ball. As the crowd roared, the New York Mets rookie headed toward the mound and tightly squeezed his cousin and pitcher Derek Morgan, who had helped him win the All-Star Home Run Derby and...
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July 07, 2019 - 5:25 pm
SEATTLE (AP) — Matt Olson hit a home run for the second straight game to lead a five-run first inning and the Oakland Athletics powered past the Seattle Mariners 7-4 on Sunday. The win gave the Athletics their seventh win in nine games, and ninth in their last 12. They are 18-8 since June 9, thanks...
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July 07, 2019 - 10:15 am
SEATTLE (AP) — Seattle Mariners ace Marco Gonzales has been streaky, except when it comes to the Oakland Athletics. Gonzales threw another gem against the A's in a 6-2 victory Saturday night for his 10th win of the season. Gonzales worked eight innings and improved to 3-0 against his American...
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