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Correa, Astros pick up Osuna, walk off vs. Sox

@brianmctaggart
35 minutes ago

HOUSTON -- Carlos Correa stroked a bases-loaded, RBI single to right field off Matt Barnes in the ninth inning to score Aledmys Diaz from third base with the winning run and send the Astros to a 4-3, walk-off victory over the Red Sox on Saturday night at Minute Maid Park.

Arenado launches 200th career homer

@harding_at_mlb
10:14 PM EDT

DENVER -- Nolan Arenado decided he needed a milestone homer of his own Saturday night. Arenado swatted his 200th career home run, a three-run shot to give his team a 4-3 lead over the Orioles, against pitcher Andrew Cashner in the bottom of the third. It was Arenado’s third homer

Ryu's 32 scoreless-inning streak ends

@JakeCrouseMLB
10:15 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH -- Hyun-Jin Ryu’s incredible run of consecutive scoreless innings ended at 32 on Saturday night against the Pirates. Ryu allowed a leadoff double in the second inning to Josh Bell, one of the hottest hitters in all of baseball right now. The Dodgers lefty got Melky Cabrera to chop

Here are MLB's 9 most exciting players

@RichardJustice
13 minutes ago

You stop and watch when certain players are on your screen. Max Scherzer and Justin Verlander are like that, and it’s not just that they are two of the best ever. It’s also their raging competitive fire and the ability to throw the ball hard, to make it dip and

SP trade rumors: Bauer, Bumgarner, more

6:15 PM EDT

The trade market for starting pitchers could be stocked with aces this summer, and the Padres are expected to be one of the clubs in the mix. Bolstered by the surprising free-agent addition of Manny Machado and the strong starts of rookie sensations Fernando Tatis Jr. and Chris Paddack, San

Voit goes very, very deep; Yanks win 6th straight

Happ finds form, K's 10 in 6 strong innings
@BryanHoch
6:46 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY -- Luke Voit's credit card statement took the hit on Saturday afternoon, as the Missouri native had 60 friends and family members mingling on the outfield patio at Kauffman Stadium. Like any good host, he provided those guests with some entertainment. Voit mashed the longest home run of

Padres' franchise-record 7 HRs overpower Jays

7:38 PM EDT

TORONTO -- It was a record-setting day of firsts for the Padres at Rogers Centre on Saturday as they put up a season-high 19 runs, including multiple runs in seven of their nine innings at the plate. The Padres’ seven home runs set a new franchise record, topping the previous

Injury updates: Springer, Altuve, Price, Paxton

May 1, 2019

Here is the latest injury news from around Major League Baseball. George Springer and Jose Altuve, Astros Springer was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, which he suffered in the eighth inning of Friday's game against the Red Sox while chasing a pop-up in

Gyorko's 1st '19 HR comes at just the right time

@LangoschMLB
10:00 PM EDT

ST. LOUIS -- Seeking a spark to pull them out of a May nosedive, the Cardinals found one from a most unlikely source Saturday night. Jedd Gyorko came off the bench to launch a three-run homer that capped a frenzied eighth-inning comeback and lifted the Cardinals to a 6-3 win

Arrieta after gem: That's what 'best teams do'

8:55 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE -- Jake Arrieta knew the situation. The Phillies' bullpen was running on fumes and missing a key piece after Pat Neshek landed on the injured list with a strained right shoulder. So when the veteran right-hander took the mound Saturday afternoon at Miller Park, Arrietta knew exactly what he

Nido, Ramos power Mets in 'day of the catcher'

Backstops become club's first catching duo to homer in same game since '86
@AnthonyDiComo
an hour ago

NEW YORK -- Over the past three seasons, the Mets have consistently ranked in the bottom third of the Majors in offensive catcher production. Travis d’Arnaud’s injuries and Kevin Plawecki’s struggles largely contributed to a persistent lineup hole -- one that seemed to resurface in late April and early May,

Rally lifts Cubs after 3 HRs, Yu's 7-frame day

Bote socks go-ahead double in 8th; Almora Jr., Russell, Heyward tag opposite-field blasts
@MLBastian
8:02 PM EDT

CHICAGO -- The Cubs were working with an understaffed bench Saturday afternoon, given the need for an extra pitcher to help the team’s worn-down bullpen. One of the available options was David Bote, and he did not disappoint the Wrigley Field crowd when manager Joe Maddon called his name. In

2019 Draft legacies: Witt, Halladay, Hoffman, etc.

@_dadler
10:11 AM EDT

From Barry Bonds and Ken Griffey Jr. to Vladimir Guerrero Jr. and Fernando Tatis Jr., Major League Baseball has a strong history of legacy players carving their own paths to the pros. It starts in the Draft. Take the Blue Jays, for example, who've made a habit of drafting sons

Softball Breakthrough Series begins in KC

8:41 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY -- Sixty top high school softball players will showcase their talent this weekend at the annual Softball Breakthrough Series. The event is made possible through a partnership between Major League Baseball and USA Softball. The participants come from across the continental United States as well as Puerto Rico

Lowe's rebound sparks Rays' victory

10:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND -- On Friday night, Brandon Lowe had the type of game any hitter would prefer to forget. Lowe went hitless and struck out four times, three of which came on curveballs. One night later, however, the 24-year-old infielder would exact his revenge. Lowe picked on a pair of Carlos

Hamstring strain forces Springer to injured list

@brianmctaggart
6:15 PM EDT

HOUSTON – The Astros received a bit of mixed news Saturday when it was revealed All-Star outfielder George Springer suffered a Grade 2 strain of his left hamstring, an injury that will sideline him for at least a couple of weeks, but not as devastating as the team initially feared.

Pillar not content with 1 out on all-out grab

8:19 PM EDT

What's better than an unbelievable out? Two unbelievable outs. Giants right fielder Kevin Pillar likely saved a run and may have avoided a big D-backs rally in the first inning of Saturday's 10-4 Arizona victory at Oracle Park. With runners on the corners and one out, rookie Kevin Cron scorched

Twins win fifth in a row behind Gibson's gem 

Right-hander strikes out 9 over 7 innings; club takes advantage of miscues in outfield
@dohyoungpark
7:38 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS -- So many times this season, the Twins have simply bludgeoned their way to victory. Saturday was not one of those days -- not that it was a problem. Though White Sox pitching prevented Minnesota from leaving the yard until the eighth inning, Kyle Gibson pitched a seven-inning gem

Giants call up Yastrzemski's grandson

Williamson designated for assignment; Gott goes on injured list
@mi_guardado
6:14 PM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO -- The Mac Williamson era appears to be over. The Giants designated Williamson for assignment for the second time this season and promoted outfielder Mike Yastrzemski from Triple-A Sacramento on Saturday. Yastrzemski, the grandson of Hall of Famer Carl Yastrzemski, started in left field against the D-backs in

Masterful Corbin spins shutout against Marlins

Lefty goes 9 scoreless for 2nd time in career; Soto extends hit streak to 9; Gomes provides key knock
8:45 PM EDT

WASHINGTON -- Soon after the Nationals’ wild series-opening win over the Miami Marlins on Friday, manager Dave Martinez conceded that it was hardly the way they drew it up. Few Nationals games this season have been. Saturday, though, was an exception. Behind Patrick Corbin's second career shutout, a clean game

Pedroia (knee) to halt rehab, return to Boston

@IanMBrowne
6:41 PM EDT

HOUSTON – Dustin Pedroia’s latest setback with his troublesome left knee will prevent him from playing again this weekend for Double-A Portland. Instead, Pedroia will head back to Boston and be examined by the team’s medical staff on Monday. Pedroia pulled himself from Friday night’s game after his second at-bat.

Impressive comps for Acuña's first 162 games

@AndrewSimonMLB
9:41 AM EDT

On Friday night in St. Louis, Ronald Acuña Jr. played the 162nd game of his career for the Braves, giving him the equivalent of one full Major League season under his belt since his debut last April 25. Acuña arrives at that milestone at a young age, as he won't

Price exits in 1st inning with flu-like symptoms

@IanMBrowne
8:00 PM EDT

HOUSTON – David Price’s second start back from the injured list didn’t last long. After facing just three batters in the bottom of the first inning on Saturday, Price was removed from the game against the Astros by manager Alex Cora. The Red Sox later announced that Price was experiencing

Bucs planning to call up top prospect Keller

Right-hander to debut during Monday's doubleheader vs. Reds
@adamdberry
10:25 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH -- Ready or not, here comes Mitch Keller. Keller, the Pirates' No. 1 prospect per MLB Pipeline, will make his Major League debut as part of Pittsburgh's doubleheader against the Reds on Monday at Great American Ball Park in Cincinnati, industry sources told MLB.com’s Jonathan Mayo. Keller, MLB Pipeline’s