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Suter goes 7, Brewers beat error-prone Cardinals 11-3

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brent Suter turned a quick mistake into a big win over the St. Louis Cardinals.The left-hander pitched seven strong innings, Manny Pina homered and the Milwaukee Brewers …

Marte, Avila power Diamondbacks over Pirates 9-3

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks didn't waste any time breaking this game open.Ketel Marte and Alex Avila each hit two-run homers and the Diamondbacks scored eight runs in the first …

Cardinals place Wacha on DL, MRI scheduled

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Cardinals right-handed pitcher Michael Wacha returned to St. Louis on Thursday for an MRI.The Cardinals placed Wacha on the 10-day disabled list with a left oblique strain …

MLB grows relationship with NCAA with Royals-Tigers in Omaha

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Major League Baseball will come to Omaha for a day next year as part of an initiative to take the product to new places, commissioner Rob Manfred said Thursday.As part of …

LEADING OFF: Pair of aces pitching in Bronx, Wacha gets MRI

A look at what's happening around the majors today:BIG ARMS IN THE BRONXWith slugger Giancarlo Stanton heating up at the plate, the major league-leading Yankees (49-22) go for a three-game sweep of …

Pirates and Brewers rained out; Braun has therapy on thumb

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers sent struggling star outfielder Ryan Braun to Los Angeles on Wednesday for treatment on his achy right thumb.Braun is expected to rejoin the …

Gennett, Suarez HRs rally Reds over Tigers 5-3

CINCINNATI (AP) — The Tigers knew exactly what hit them — the daunting combination of a homer-friendly park and a free-swinging Reds offense starting to come around.Scooter Gennett hit …

AP sources: Tigers-Royals to play in Omaha before 2019 CWS

OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — The Detroit Tigers and Kansas City Royals will play a regular-season game in Omaha the week the 2019 College World Series opens, The Associated Press has learned.Major …

Votto breaks drought with grand slam as Reds beat Tigers 9-5

CINCINNATI (AP) — Joey Votto hit a grand slam and celebrated with a flap, honoring the bird that prolonged his at-bat.Votto ended a long homer drought with his third career grand slam Tuesday …

Rookie Peralta leads Brewers by Pirates 3-2

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The nerves weren't quite so bad this time. The jitters, a touch less.The stuff? Well, that didn't change a bit for Milwaukee rookie pitcher Freddy Peralta. The 22-year-old …

Escobar's consecutive streak as Royals' SS to end

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Alcides Escobar's streak of making 406 consecutive starts as the Kansas City Royals shortstop is about to end.Manager Ned Yost said he plans to play Adalberto Mondesi, …

Brewers designate struggling reliever Logan for assignment

PITTSBURGH (AP) — The Boone Logan experiment is over in Milwaukee.The NL Central-leading Brewers designated the left-handed reliever for assignment on Tuesday to make room on the roster for …

Pirates' Williams, 2 relievers 2-hit Brewers in 1-0 win

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Trevor Williams has been pitching in the majors for less than two full seasons. Still, he's come to understand the ups and downs that come with the sport."Baseball kicks …

Franco HR, 4 RBIs as Phillies hold off Brewers 10-9

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Maikel Franco didn't know he'd be in Philadelphia's starting lineup until he arrived at Miller Park. The Milwaukee Brewers likely wish he'd been on the bench.Franco homered …

Tigers beat White Sox 3-1 for 5th straight win

CHICAGO (AP) — Blaine Hardy was supposed to be a short-term starter while injured Tigers pitchers recovered.A string of solid outings by the veteran left-hander, though, has Detroit …

Eflin stops Milwaukee again, Phillies slow down Brewers 4-1

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Zach Eflin has made all the difference for the Philadelphia Phillies against the National League's top team.Rhys Hoskins and Andrew Knapp hit home runs and Eflin beat the …

Castellanos powers Tigers past White Sox 7-5

CHICAGO (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos busted out of his slump in a big way.Castellanos homered twice and Jose Iglesias hit a tiebreaking RBI single in Detroit's two-run eighth, helping the …

Hicks, Martinez lead Tigers to 4-3 win over White Sox

CHICAGO (AP) — John Hicks showed off his hitting and his speed, and made a nice defensive play to help the Detroit Tigers get another big win against the Chicago White Sox.Hicks homered and …

Suter leads the way, Milwaukee slugs Philadelphia 13-2

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brent Suter used his bat and left arm to beat the Philadelphia Phillies.Suter drove in two runs and pitched a career-high seven innings, Christian Yelich, Hernan Perez and …

Loaisiga impressive in debut, Yankees down Rays

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Loaisiga pitched three-hit ball over five impressive innings to win his major league debut, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Friday night.Didi …