Padres looking for payback against Buehler

Matt Strahm gets the start for a bullpen game on Sunday, as the Padres await the return of left-hander Joey Lucchesi from a right hip strain. The Dodgers counter with right-hander Walker Buehler, who pitched the first six innings of their combined no-hitter against the Padres earlier this month. First pitch is slated for 1:10 p.m. PT.

May 27, 2018
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Despite Altuve’s big game, Astros fall to Tribe

After a rocky second inning for the Astros on Saturday, Jose Altuve was fired up. Unhappy about Lance McCullers Jr. expressing his emotion following an error, he confronted the young starter in the dugout. Moments later, he channeled that energy into a go-ahead two-run homer in the third inning to give Houston a 2-1 lead over the Indians.

May 27, 2018
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Mariners walk off on Zunino’s 12th-inning homer

Mike Zunino’s two-out homer off Twins reliever Matt Magill in the 12th inning lifted the Mariners to a 4-3 win and their fourth walk-off of the season Saturday night at Safeco Field. It was the Mariners’ sixth straight one-run game — including three extra-inning victories — and they’ve won five of those six while building their Major League-leading one-run victory total to 15-8. Nelson Cruz ended a rare power drought…

May 27, 2018
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Indians smack 4 homers, hold off pesky Astros

Four home runs were just enough to support a shaky start by Carlos Carrasco and lift the struggling Indians past the Astros at Progressive Field on Saturday, 8-6. Yonder Alonso and Jason Kipnis went deep in the fourth, and Edwin Encarnacion added a shot of his own in the fifth that knocked Houston starter Lance McCullers from the game. Michael Brantley got in on the derby with a solo shot…

May 27, 2018
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Blach tries to get on track in finale at Wrigley

The Giants have won six of Ty Blach’s 11 starts this season and hope to keep that record above .500 when the lefty confronts the Cubs in Sunday’s 5:08 p.m. PT series finale. Blach has not worked past the fifth inning in any of his previous three starts. Opponents have hit .377 off him during that span, accounting for his 7.11 ERA in those outings.

May 27, 2018
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Trout’s 5-for-5 fantasy night buries Yankees

Mike Trout was in MVP form at Yankee Stadium, racking up a career-high five hits and 11 total bases, and homering for the third straight game to tie for the MLB lead with 17. Angels catcher Jose Briceno collected two hits in his big league debut, including a two-run homer in the seventh. Jaime Barria, who was recalled from Triple-A before the game, worked five innings for the win despite…

May 27, 2018
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Rockies load bases in 9th but lose heartbreaker

David Dahl thought his big night would end in Rockies glory. But the Reds’ Scooter Gennett, who had a glorious night of his own, would have none of that. Dahl, who drove in three runs Saturday, lashed a bases-loaded liner that Gennett backhanded and flipped to second for a game-ending double play as the Reds won, 6-5, at Coors Field.

May 27, 2018
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Tanaka to face Angels with Ohtani likely at DH

There should be international appeal as the Yankees conclude their three-game series against the Angels today (1:05 p.m. ET), with the possibility of Masahiro Tanaka (5-2, 4.95 ERA) facing Shohei Ohtani from a distance of 60 feet, 6 inches. Ohtani has served as the Angels’ DH in the first two games of the series. Right-hander Garrett Richards (4-3, 3.31) will start for the Angels, as Ohtani’s start was pushed back…

May 27, 2018
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Inspiring 8-year-old tosses first pitch for Tribe

It’s not every day you’re selected to throw out the ceremonial first pitch at a Major League Baseball game. But for 8-year-old Hailey Dawson, it has become a regular occurrence. Dawson was selected to throw out the first pitch at Progressive Field on Saturday prior to the Astros-Indians game at 7:15 p.m. ET.

May 27, 2018
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