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» Monday, July 2, 2018

Orioles slugger Chris Davis can’t shake extended slump

BALTIMORE (AP) Chris Davis doesn't blame the fans at Camden Yards for showering him with boos, especially when he's walking back to the dugout after another strikeout.


Red Sox trade minor leaguer for $1.5M in bonus allocation

BOSTON (AP) The Red Sox traded minor league outfielder Lorenzo Cedrola to the Cincinnati Reds for $1.5 million in international amateur signing bonus pool allocation.


Oakland catcher Maxwell gets probation in Arizona case

PHOENIX (AP) Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell has been sentenced to two years of probation on a disorderly conduct charge.


Oakland catcher Maxwell gets probation in Arizona case

PHOENIX (AP) Oakland Athletics catcher Bruce Maxwell has been sentenced to two years of probation on a disorderly conduct charge.


AL East, AL West races in rarified air so far

Since divisional play began in 1969, only three times has a division had two teams with at least 100 wins.


LEADING OFF: Will July be a hit or miss for MLB batters?

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» Sunday, July 1, 2018

Hicks hits 3 HRs, Yankees rout Red Sox 11-1 to win series

NEW YORK (AP) Aaron Hicks hit three home runs and the New York Yankees pummeled David Price again, connecting five times in the first four innings Sunday night on the way to an 11-1 rout of the Boston Red Sox.


Indians hit 11 doubles, 2 HRs in 15-3 romp over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Francisco Lindor and the Cleveland Indians reached double digits, and then some.


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Giants outslug Diamondbacks for series sweep

PHOENIX (AP) Brandon Belt and Joe Panik drove in two runs each and Hunter Pence delivered a pinch-hit, two-run double, leading the San Francisco Giants to a 9-6 win over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Sunday and a sweep of the weekend's three-game series.


White Sox top Rangers 10-5 as Choo streak reaches 42 games

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Reynaldo Lopez had just walked in a run when Shin-Soo Choo came up with a chance to give Texas a lead while extending the longest on-base streak in the majors this season.


Moran’s grand slam helps Pirates beat Padres 7-5

SAN DIEGO (AP) Colin Moran hit his second grand slam of the season and Corey Dickerson and Elias Diaz also homered for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who held off the San Diego Padres 7-5 on Sunday to take two of three games.


Indians hit 11 doubles, 2 HRs in 15-3 romp over Athletics

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) Francisco Lindor homered and hit two of Cleveland's 11 doubles Sunday as the Indians ended the Oakland Athletics' six-game winning streak with a 15-3 romp.


Snell, Rays beat Astros 3-2 to wrap impressive homestand

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) Blake Snell and the surging Tampa Bay Rays are having success against some of the major's best teams.


Orioles hit 4 HRs, beat Angels 8-2 to end 7-game skid

BALTIMORE (AP) Adam Jones took a big swing, and the result was a popup. He slammed his bat to the ground in disgust and dutifully jogged to first base.


Matz, 3 relievers help Mets beat Miami with 4-hitter, 5-2

MIAMI (AP) Steven Matz and three relievers combined on a four-hitter, and the New York Mets escaped the NL East cellar after a one-day stay by beating the Miami Marlins 5-2 Sunday.


Orioles hit 4 HRs, beat Angels 8-2 to end 7-game skid

BALTIMORE (AP) Manny Machado and Mark Trumbo hit consecutive homers after the Angels lost a popup in the sun, and the Baltimore Orioles beat Los Angeles 8-2 Sunday to end a seven-game losing streak.


Joey’s Back! Bautista excited for Toronto return with Mets

NEW YORK (AP) While other players were prepping for this season at spring training, Jose Bautista was on his own.


Phillies put Velasquez on DL with bruised right forearm

PHILADELPHIA (AP) The Philadelphia Phillies have placed right-hander Vince Velasquez on the 10-day disabled list with a bruised forearm a day after he made a dazzling throw with his left hand.


Brewers option SS Orlando Arcia, recall RHP Aaron Wilkerson

CINCINNATI (AP) The Milwaukee Brewers have optioned struggling shortstop Orlando Arcia to Triple-A Colorado Springs before Sunday's series finale against the Cincinnati Reds.


MLB strikeouts top hits for 2nd time in 3 months

NEW YORK (AP) Strikeouts exceeded hits in the major leagues for the second time in three months, a deviation that had never occurred before this year.


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Rodriguez strong, D-backs’ Miller falters in Giants’ 7-0 win

PHOENIX (AP) For the second night in a row, a young San Francisco pitcher shut down the Arizona Diamondbacks.


Myers, Lucchesi lead Padres over Pirates, 4-3

SAN DIEGO (AP) Wil Myers helped give the San Diego Padres an early lead and closer Brad Hand barely held onto it.


Diamondbacks INF Ketel Marte hurts leg against Giants

PHOENIX (AP) Diamondbacks infielder Ketel Marte has left Arizona's game against the San Francisco Giants after injuring his right leg beating out an infield single in the seventh inning.


Rangers’ Choo sits out with sore quad amid 41-game streak

ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) Shin-Soo Choo didn't play Saturday night for the Texas Rangers because of a sore right quad, putting on hold his majors-best 41-game streak of reaching base.


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