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  • Rockies homer thrice to overcome shaky pitching June 21, 2018
    Rookie Ryan McMahon produced an effortless swing for his game-turning, three-run homer in the Rockies' wild 10-8 victory over the Mets on Wednesday night at Coors Field. The pinch-hit shot off Robert Gsellman with two down in the bottom of the fifth gave the Rockies a 9-8 lead, after a pitching meltdown in the top […]
    Thomas Harding
  • 'Signature moment!' Stanton hits epic walk-off HR June 21, 2018
    When Giancarlo Stanton agreed to be traded to the Yankees last winter, to play on the big stage that suiting up in pinstripes entails, it was for nights like Wednesday, when Stanton crushed a walk-off homer that carried the Yankees to a 7-5 victory over the Mariners.
    Bryan Hoch
  • Sanchez, Stanton HRs power Yanks' walk-off win June 21, 2018
    Gary Sanchez completed the comeback with a mammoth game-tying blast in the eighth and Giancarlo Stanton celebrated his first signature moment in pinstripes with a walk-off shot in the ninth, enveloped by his teammates at home plate as the Yankees celebrated a memorable 7-5 victory over the Mariners on Wednesday at Yankee Stadium.
    Bryan Hoch
  • Dickerson on family medical leave; Frazier up June 21, 2018
    The Pirates placed left fielder Corey Dickerson on the family medical emergency list on Wednesday and recalled super-utility man Adam Frazier from Triple-A Indianapolis.
    Adam Berry
  • Kepler's HR off Price the difference in Twins' win June 21, 2018
    Max Kepler jumped all over David Price's vaunted changeup for a go-ahead two-run homer and helped push the Twins to a 4-1 win over the Red Sox at Target Field on Wednesday. Kepler turned on Price's 1-2 changeup in the bottom of the fourth and sent it a projected 384 feet, per Statcast, into the […]
    Jarrid Denney
  • Trumbo's HR, bullpen lift O's over Nats June 21, 2018
    Led by Mark Trumbo's two-run homer and four scoreless innings from Andrew Cashner, the Orioles prevailed 3-0 in a soggy, marathon night that snapped a six-game losing streak to the Nationals. Danny Valencia drove in the insurance run with a sacrifice fly in the sixth, and the O's bullpen combined for seven strikeouts over five […]
    Brittany Ghiroli
  • Rangers' hyphenated battery powers sweep June 21, 2018
    Austin Bibens-Dirkx logged 6 2/3 strong innings and Rougned Odor belted an insurance home run as the Rangers swept the Royals for their fifth straight win. Shin-Soo Choo scored the game's first run after extending his on-base streak to 34 games. Mike Moustakas made things interesting in the ninth with his 14th home run for […]
    T.R. Sullivan
  • Astros hit 4 HRs, become 1st in MLB to 50 wins June 21, 2018
    The defending World Series-champion Astros became the first team in the Majors to reach 50 wins behind four solo homers, including three consecutive shots in the sixth inning, and six innings of one-run ball from Charlie Morton in a win over the Rays. Jose Altuve homered twice, while George Springer and Alex Bregman also went […]
    Brian McTaggart
  • All-Star leader Altuve caps Astros' 3 straight HRs June 21, 2018
    When All-Star second baseman Jose Altuve stepped to the plate in the sixth inning of Wednesday night's 5-1 win over the Rays, the sellout crowd at Minute Maid Park was still buzzing from the last two batters' homers.
    Brian McTaggart
  • Tony Kemp selling 'Hugs for Homers' shirts for charity June 21, 2018
    Astros infielder/outfielder Tony Kemp has taken his "Hugs for Homers" campaign to new levels by helping get T-shirts made that depict him in the arms of slugger Evan Gattis.
    Brian McTaggart