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MLB teams allowed to carry 14 pitchers through June 19

NEW YORK (AP) — Major League Baseball and the players' association are allowing teams to have an additional pitcher through June 19. MLB and the union said March 31 that a 13-pitcher limit would be enforced starting May 2, then on April 16 announced the date had been pushed back to May 30. ...

Cabrera’s hit in 9th lifts Tigers to 4-3 win over Guardians

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera remains a force at age 39. Carera had a game-ending single in the ninth inning with his third hit, lifting the Detroit Tigers to a 4-3 win over the Cleveland Guardians on Thursday. Cabrera, who became the seventh player to have 3,000 hits and 500 homers earlier ...

Corbin ends 10-start winless streak, Nats beat Rockies 7-3

WASHINGTON (AP) — Patrick Corbin ended a 10-start winless streak, allowing three runs over 6 1/3 innings to lead the Washington Nationals over the Colorado Rockies 7-3 on Thursday night. Corbin (1-7) has not won since last Sept. 23 at Cincinnati in his next-to-last start of the season. He ...

Nola pitches shutout ball into 9th, Phillies beat Braves 4-1

ATLANTA (AP) — Aaron Nola wanted to pitch a complete game but knew he was on a short leash as he walked to the mound to begin the ninth inning. "I always want to throw a complete game, right?" he said. "But I'm glad the more innings I can throw, the better. The win obviously is huge. It's ...

Rangers score 3 in 9th off A’s bullpen, win 4-1

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Adolis García doubled in pinch-runner Eli White in the top of the ninth inning, Nathaniel Lowe followed with a two-run homer, and the Texas Rangers beat the Oakland Athletics 4-1 on Thursday night. García and Kole Calhoun each had two hits as the Rangers won their ...

Rangers’ Shesterkin succeeds Lundqvist as ‘King’ of New York

Igor Shesterkin pulls the mask up on top of his head, takes a sip of water and looks around. Instead of squirting the bottle through the cage and shuffling back into position, he takes a few seconds to soak in the atmosphere. "He has that grin like he's loving every aspect of it," retired ...

Castroneves seeks historic fifth Indianapolis 500 victory

INDIANAPOLIS (AP) — Helio Castroneves lost his first battle for position in the parking lot of Global Preparatory Academy, a dual language school located less than 10 minutes from Indianapolis Motor Speedway. He'd been to the school before, knew he was supposed to park in an alley around ...

Josh Donaldson apologizes to Jackie Robinson’s family

NEW YORK (AP) — Josh Donaldson has apologized to the wife and family of Jackie Robinson for referencing the pioneering Black baseball player in remarks that led to a confrontation with Chicago White Sox star Tim Anderson. The New York Yankees third baseman was suspended for one game and ...

Reds have highest-scoring day in 23 years, rout Cubs 20-5

CINCINNATI (AP) — After getting a cortisone shot and a few days off, Kyle Farmer helped power the Cincinnati Reds to their highest-scoring game in 23 years. Farmer homered twice, had four hits and tied his career high with five RBIs in a 20-5 rout of the Chicago Cubs on Thursday. "I was ...

Yankees, Rays use social media to spread gun violence facts

The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays used their social media accounts during Thursday night's game between the teams to spread information about how gun violence affects American life. The move was made in response to recent mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo. Several notable ...