• Dodgers' third consecutive loss is slow, painful

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    The Dodgers' Justin Turner watches the flight of his game-tying two-run home run as Philadelphia Phillies relief pitcher Jeurys Familia, left, shows his frustration during the ninth inning on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.
    Dodgers starting pitcher Walker Buehler throws to the plate during the first inning of their game against the Philadelphia Phillies on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.
    Philadelphia Phillies starting pitcher Kyle Gibson throws to the plate during the first inning of their game against the Dodgers on Friday night at Dodger Stadium.
    Dodgers third baseman Max Muncy fields...
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  • Orioles struggle again with runners in scoring position, can't back up Jordan Lyles in 4-2 loss to Tigers

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    Just for good measure, the Orioles were presented another golden opportunity. Left-hander Gregory Soto entered out of the bullpen in the ninth inning and promptly hit the first two batters he faced, then walked the bases loaded with one out.
    And yet, once Soto was replaced by right-hander Will Vest, Baltimore did what Baltimore had done all night - squander the chance.
    The Orioles left the bases loaded in the seventh, eighth and ninth innings, a self-destructing tendency that resulted in a 4-2 defeat in the series opener against the Detroit Tigers at Comerica Park.
    There was never a lack...
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  • Chicago White Sox surrender 4 home runs in a 10-4 loss to the New York Yankees, their 3rd defeat in 4 games

    10 days ago - By Bésame

    Chicago White Sox starter Vince Velasquez was one out away from a scoreless first inning Friday against the New York Yankees.
    Standing in his way: the hot-hitting Giancarlo Stanton.
    The cleanup hitter continued his tear with a two-run home run, his third of the series.
    Velasquez surrendered three homers in five innings as the Yankees beat the Sox 10-4 in front of 28,877 at Guaranteed Rate Field.
    “Just starting off, I didn't come out as hot as I expected,” Velasquez said. “The last two outings (against the Los Angeles Angels and Boston Red Sox) have been really locked in. It just seems like...
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