ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani ended a long run drought with an RBI double, Jaime Barria outdueled Cole Irvin and the Los Angeles Angels defeated the Oakland Athletics 1-0 on Saturday.
ATLANTA (AP) — Milwaukee Brewers pitchers Jake Cousins and Hunter Strickland tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be placed in quarantine in the latest cases to affect the NL Central leaders.
TORONTO (AP) — Blue Jays rookie Alek Manoah didn’t show any signs of rust in his return from a bruised back.
MIAMI (AP) — Miami Marlins manager Don Mattingly tested positive for COVID-19 on Saturday and will be away from the team while it continues its series against the New York Yankees.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Newly acquired slugger Kyle Schwarber is looking forward to the challenge of playing first base for the Red Sox.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Nick Martínez stepped onto the mound, and it felt like an old familiar place.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Tampa Bay Rays ace Tyler Glasnow is expecting to get a recommendation from doctors next week to have Tommy John surgery that would keep him out the rest of this season and possibly next year.
WASHINGTON—Mike Rizzo has spent this week as a salesman. That’s what happens when, in the middle of a season, in a city that’s grown accustome…
OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Washington Nationals kept wheeling and dealing, trading catcher Yan Gomes and utilityman Josh Harrison to the Oakland Athletics for three minor leaguers Friday.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Freddy Galvis is back with the Philadelphia Phillies, returning to the franchise where he started his career in a trade with the Baltimore Orioles on Friday.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Eddie Rosario had moments for the Indians. Not nearly enough of them.
NEW YORK (AP) — Javier Báez got his wish: He's headed to New York to play with Francisco Lindor.
MIAMI (AP) — With a pair of new sluggers in place, the New York Yankees are ready to make their playoff drive.
TOKYO (AP) — Katie Ledecky made more history for the U.S. in the pool. Same for Caeleb Dressel.
YOKOHAMA, Japan (AP) — Now an Olympian representing the country, Ian Kinsler traveled to Israel for the first time last year with his wife Tess, just before the coronavirus pandemic became widespread.
SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Kris Bryant was the face of the Chicago Cubs for a long time.
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
Houston Astros (64-40, first in the AL West) vs. San Francisco Giants (64-39, first in the NL West)
Cincinnati Reds (55-49, second in the NL Central) vs. New York Mets (54-48, first in the NL East)
Kansas City Royals (45-57, fourth in the AL Central) vs. Toronto Blue Jays (52-48, fourth in the AL East)