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Kipnis homers twice, Indians hammer Orioles 14-7

AP Published 10:16 p.m. ET May 16, 2019 CLEVELAND (AP) — Jason Kipnis homered twice and drove in a career-high six runs as the Cleveland Indians hammered the Baltimore Orioles 14-7 in the opener of a four-game series Thursday night.Kipnis hit a solo shot in the first inning, a three-run homer in the fourth off […]

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Yelich hits 17th, 18th homers as Brewers rout Phillies

AP Published 6:54 p.m. ET May 16, 2019 PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 17th and 18th homers to help Zach Davies and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Philadelphia Phillies 11-3 Thursday.Yasmani Grandal and Mike Moustakas also went deep as the Brewers won their third in a row.Davies (5-0) allowed three runs […]

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Braves’ Riley homers in debut, Bell streaking

AP Published 10:26 p.m. ET May 15, 2019 A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday:SMASHING STARTAtlanta prospect Austin Riley was quite a hit in his big league debut, connecting for a home run in his second at-bat. The 22-year-old Riley tagged Michael Wacha in a win over St. Louis.Riley was promoted from Triple-A, […]

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Corbin Ks 11, Robles homers as Nationals beat Mets 5-1

AP Published 9:49 p.m. ET May 15, 2019 WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin struck out 11 in eight strong innings and Victor Robles homered to help the Washington Nationals beat the New York Mets 5-1 on Wednesday night.Anthony Rendon had three hits for Washington (17-25), which had lost seven of 10. He had two doubles […]

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Braves’ Austin Riley homers in first big league game

AP Published 5:26 p.m. ET May 15, 2019 | Updated 8:55 p.m. ET May 15, 2019ATLANTA (AP) — The Braves gave another top prospect his shot.Austin Riley wasted no time taking advantage of the opportunity.Riley homered on his second at-bat in the big leagues, launching a high fastball from Michael Wacha deep into left-field seats […]

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Mariners belt 3 homers, beat Athletics 4-3

AP Published 1:08 a.m. ET May 15, 2019 SEATTLE (AP) — Daniel Vogelbach, Tim Beckham and Mitch Haniger homered, Roenis Elias pitched out of a bases-loaded jam and the Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 4-3 Tuesday night.Haniger’s deep two-run shot into the second deck in left field in the fifth inning broke a 2-2 tie, […]