LOS ANGELES (AP) — For a dozen and more reasons, Diane Warren would be overjoyed to win a best original song Oscar for her work in “The Life Ahead” starring Sophia Loren.
A look at what’s happening around the majors today:
Arizona Diamondbacks (4-8) vs. Washington Nationals (3-6)
San Diego Padres (8-5) vs. Pittsburgh Pirates (5-7)
Seattle Mariners (6-5) vs. Baltimore Orioles (5-6)
LOS ANGELES (AP) — Justin Turner utterly destroyed a plate of nachos and splattered a fan's jacket with cheese when the veteran slugger's home run ball landed in the first row at Dodger Stadium.
CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón jumped around near the mound, surrounded by exuberant teammates. All the injuries, all the uncertainty, it seemed like a lifetime ago.
NEW YORK (AP) — David Peterson matched a career high with 10 strikeouts in six dominant innings and batterymate James McCann hit his first home run with the Mets, sending New York past the Philadelphia Phillies 5-1 on Wednesday night for its third straight win.
ATLANTA (AP) — The Miami Marlins wanted to show they could hold their own against the team that has won three straight NL East titles and swept them out of the playoffs last season.
HOUSTON (AP) — After their struggles entering this series, a sweep over any team would have been big for the Detroit Tigers and manager A.J. Hinch.
ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nate Lowe hit a solo homer and Texas rookie Kohei Arihara got his first major league victory, pitching into the sixth inning Wednesday night as the Rangers beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-1.
PITTSBURGH (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered and the Pittsburgh Pirates defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 on Wednesday night, beating Joe Musgrove in his first start since throwing the first no-hitter in franchise history.
CHICAGO (AP) — Carlos Rodón of the Chicago White Sox throws no-hitter vs. Cleveland after losing perfect game on hit batter in 9th.
CHICAGO (AP) — Chicago White Sox left-hander Carlos Rodón has lost his bid for a perfect game when he hit Cleveland's Roberto Pérez in the foot with a pitch with one out in the ninth inning.
ATLANTA (AP) — An Atlanta high school that was named after a Ku Klux Klan leader will strip the name and instead honor the late baseball Hall of Famer Hank Aaron.
A look at what’s happening around the majors Thursday:
MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Alex Verdugo had three hits, including a two-run single in a six-run fifth inning, and the Boston Red Sox extended their winning streak to nine games, beating the Minnesota Twins 7-1 to sweep Wednesday’s doubleheader.