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Cabrera homers, Skubal strikes out 11 as Tigers top Orioles

DETROIT (AP) — Miguel Cabrera blasted his 505th career home run, Tarik Skubal equaled his career high with 11 strikeouts, and the Detroit Tigers completed their first series sweep this season by defeating the Baltimore Orioles 5-1 on Sunday. Cabrera had two hits, scored two runs and knocked ...

Gurriel stays hot, Verlander solid, Astros blank Nats 8-0

WASHINGTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel went 3-for-4 with a homer, Justin Verlander pitched five scoreless innings and the Houston Astros beat the Washington Nationals 8-0 on Sunday. Jose Altuve, Martin Maldonado and Chas McCormick also homered for the Astros. Gurriel finished the series 8-for-12 ...

Chapman error sets up Rays’ big inning in 3-0 win over Jays

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Chapman's throwing error allowed Tampa Bay to break a scoreless tie in the sixth inning, and the Rays went on to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 3-0 on Sunday. Jeffrey Springs combined with four relievers on a five-hitter for the Rays, who took two of three from ...

Buxton and Urshela homer to help Twins beat Guardians 3-1

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Joe Ryan allowed one run over six innings and was backed by solo homers from Byron Buxton and Gio Urshela as the Minnesota Twins beat the Cleveland Guardians 3-1 on Sunday. Ryan (4-2) threw a career-high 103 pitches and struck out five, with his only blemish a fourth ...

Wong leads Brewers to 7-3 win over the Marlins

MIAMI (AP) — Kolten Wong homered, singled and had three walks to help the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Miami Marlins 7-3 on Sunday. Playing in his 1,000th major league game, Wong also stole two bases for the Brewers, who finished 4-5 on their nine game road trip. "Super humbling," the ...

Plate ump leaves A’s-Angels game after getting hit twice

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Plate umpire Marty Foster left Sunday's game between the Oakland Athletics and Los Angeles Angels after getting hit in the facemask a second time. Foster was hit in the sixth inning by a foul ball from Kevin Smith and collapsed to the ground before being helped to his ...