Major League Baseball

Philadelphia Phillies' Odubel Herrera, left, hits a home run off St. Louis Cardinals relief pitcher Sam Tuivailala during the seventh inning of a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Philadelphia. At right is catcher Yadier Molina. Philadelphia won 4-3. (AP Photo/Matt Slocum)
June 20, 2018 - 6:04 pm
PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Odubel Herrera smiled when told he was being compared to Ichiro Suzuki and Vladimir Guerrero. He has potential to be known by his first name just like Ichiro and Vlad, too. Herrera hit a tiebreaking, solo homer in the seventh inning, Cesar Hernandez hit a two-run homer and the...
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Chicago Cubs starting pitcher Jon Lester checks the runner at first during the fourth inning of a baseball game against the Los Angeles Dodgers Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Chicago. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 20, 2018 - 5:19 pm
CHICAGO (AP) — Jon Lester won his fifth straight start, Javier Baez backed him with three hits and two runs, and the Chicago Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 4-0 on Wednesday. Lester (9-2) gave up five hits over seven innings. Baez had two doubles, a triple and a steal. He also made some solid...
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Cleveland Indians' Francisco Lindor, left, celebrates with Tyler Naquin after the Indians defeated the Chicago White Sox 12-0 in a baseball game, Wednesday, June 20, 2018, in Cleveland. (AP Photo/Tony Dejak)
June 20, 2018 - 4:39 pm
CLEVELAND (AP) — Corey Kluber became the first pitcher with 11 wins this season and Jose Ramirez and Jason Kipnis hit three-run homers as the Indians routed the Chicago White Sox 12-0 on Wednesday. Reigning AL Cy Young winner Kluber (11-3) allowed only a second-inning single past third base by Omar...
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San Francisco Giants manager Bruce Bochy, left, relieves pitcher Hunter Strickland in the ninth inning of a baseball game against the Miami Marlins Monday, June 18, 2018, in San Francisco. (AP Photo/Ben Margot)
June 20, 2018 - 2:15 am
A look at what's happening around the majors today: NEED A HAND The Giants are looking for answers at the back of the bullpen after closer Hunter Strickland broke his hand Monday night punching a door in frustration. Strickland blew a save in a 5-4 loss to Miami, then cost himself six to eight...
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Colorado Rockies' Trevor Story (27) celebrates a solo home run with Ian Desmond (20) during the third inning of a baseball game against the New York Mets, Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Denver. (AP Photo/Jack Dempsey)
June 20, 2018 - 1:25 am
DENVER (AP) — Nolan Arenado, Trevor Story and Ian Desmond homered in succession during a six-run third inning, German Marquez pitched effectively for six innings and the Colorado Rockies snapped an eight-game home losing streak by beating the New York Mets 10-8 on Tuesday night. Carlos Gonzalez...
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Chicago Cubs' Albert Almora Jr., left, celebrates his game winning RBI single off Los Angeles Dodgers relief pitcher Brock Stewart, as Kris Bryant, right, scores the winning run during the 10th inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Chicago. The Cubs won 2-1. (AP Photo/Charles Rex Arbogast)
June 20, 2018 - 12:58 am
CHICAGO (AP) — Albert Almora Jr. got even. So did the Chicago Cubs. Almora hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning, and the Cubs beat the Los Angeles Dodgers 2-1 on Tuesday night to salvage a split of their day-night doubleheader. Kris Bryant sparked the winning rally with a leadoff triple...
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Tampa Bay Rays' C.J. Cron, right, is congratulated by third base coach Matt Quatraro (33) after hitting a home run against the Houston Astros during the second inning of a baseball game Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in Houston. (AP Photo/David J. Phillip)
June 19, 2018 - 11:39 pm
HOUSTON (AP) — C.J. Cron homered early and Wilson Ramos hit a tiebreaking RBI single in the eighth inning to lift the Tampa Bay Rays to a 2-1 win on Tuesday night to snap a 12-game winning streak by the Houston Astros. Blake Snell (9-4) allowed just three hits and one run in seven innings, but had...
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New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2018 - 11:29 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In their first road test against baseball's top team, the upstart Seattle Mariners were no match for the Yankees' pitching and power. Domingo German tossed two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York's four home runs Tuesday night in a 7-2...
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New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2018 - 11:13 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — In their first road test against baseball's top team, the upstart Seattle Mariners were no match for the Yankees' pitching and power. Domingo German tossed two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York's four home runs Tuesday night in a 7-2...
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New York Yankees pitcher Domingo German throws during the second inning of a baseball game against the Seattle Mariners at Yankee Stadium Tuesday, June 19, 2018, in New York. (AP Photo/Seth Wenig)
June 19, 2018 - 10:03 pm
NEW YORK (AP) — Domingo German pitched two-hit ball over a career-high seven innings and Giancarlo Stanton hit one of New York's four home runs Tuesday night in the Yankees' 7-2 victory against the Seattle Mariners. Miguel Andujar and Aaron Hicks each belted a two-run shot off Marco Gonzales in the...
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