• 61°

Major League Roundup

Associated Press
TORONTO ó Mariano Rivera tied the major league saves record, earning the 601st of his career and matching Trevor Hoffman while preserving the New York Yankeesí 7-6 win over the Toronto Blue Jays on Saturday.
The 41-year-old Rivera was perfect in the ninth inning for his 42nd save of the season.
Rays 4, Red Sox 3
BOSTON ó Ben Zobrist hit a two-run homer off Jon Lester to lead the Tampa Bay Rays over the Red Sox and trim Bostonís lead in the AL wild-card race to three games.
Athletics 5, Tigers 3
OAKLAND, Calif. ó Gio Gonzalez pitched seven innings for his 14th win and Oakland turned three double plays in the first five innings and the Athletics beat the AL Central champion Detroit Tigers.
Indians 10, Twins 4
MINNEAPOLIS ó Carlos Santana hit his 25th home run and Jeanmar Gomez pitched effectively into the seventh inning as the Cleveland Indians sent the Minnesota Twins to their seventh straight loss.
Orioles 6, Angels 2
BALTIMORE ó The Los Angeles Angels’ shaky playoff hopes took another blow when Ervin Santana yielded five first-inning runs in a loss to the Baltimore Orioles.
Rangers 7, Mariners 6
SEATTLE ó Josh Hamilton had four hits, including a homer, extending their division lead to 41/2 games over the Angels in the AL West.
Royals 10, White Sox 3
KANSAS CITY, Mo.ó Mike Moustakas hit his third home run in four games and Jeff Francoeur hit a three-run homer and the Royals beat the White Sox for their seventh straight win.
NATIONAL LEAGUE
ATLANTA ó Tim Hudson found the difference he needed by slightly adjusting his delivery.
“It was like night and day,” he said after pitching the Braves past the New York Mets 1-0. Hudson struck out 10 and Chipper Jones hit an RBI single in the eighth inning as the Braves held their NL wild-card edge.
Cubs 2, Astros 1
CHICAGO ó Houston lost 100 games in a season for the first time in franchise history, squandering a bases-loaded chance in the ninth inning and falling to Rodrigo Lopez and Chicago.
Phillies 9, Cardinals 2
PHILADELPHIA ó Roy Oswalt threw seven dominant innings, Raul Ibanez hit a grand slam and the Philadelphia Phillies clinched their fifth straight NL East title with a 9-2 victory.
Brewers 10, Reds 1
CINCINNATI ó Yovani Gallardo struck out a career-high 13, including four in one inning, and Ryan Braun hit his third home run in two nights to help the Milwaukee Brewers inch closer to the NL Central crown with a romp over the Cincinnati Reds.
Marlins 4, Nationals 1, 13 innings
WASHINGTON ó Stephen Strasburg allowed one run on four hits over six innings in this third start back from last year’s Tommy John surgery, but Donnie Murphy’s two-run home run in the 13th inning lifted the Florida Marlins over the Washington Nationals.

Comments

Comments closed.

Ask Us

Ask Us: How can homebound seniors be vaccinated?

Local

Political Notebook: Interim health director to talk COVID-19 at county Democrats breakfast

Local

‘Their names liveth forevermore:’ Officials dedicate Fire Station No. 6 to fallen firefighters Monroe, Isler

Crime

Blotter: Salisbury man charged for breaking into Salisbury high, getting juvenile to help

Nation/World

With virus aid in sight, Democrats debate filibuster changes

Local

City officials differ on how, what information should be released regarding viral K-9 officer video

High School

High school basketball: Carson girls are 3A champions

Lifestyle

High school, college sweethearts marry nearly 50 years later

Local

With jury trials set to resume, impact of COVID-19 on process looms

Legion baseball

Book explores life of Pfeiffer baseball coach Joe Ferebee

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Board of Education to receive update on competency-based education

Business

Biz Roundup: Kannapolis expects to see economic, housing growth continue in 2021

Business

A fixture of downtown Salisbury’s shopping scene, Caniche celebrates 15th anniversary this month

Local

Slate of new officers during local GOP convention; Rev. Jenkins becomes new chair

Landis

Landis officials narrow search for new manager to five candidates; expect decision within a month

Lifestyle

Together at last: High school, college sweethearts marry nearly 50 years later

Education

Rowan-Salisbury Schools sorts out transportation logistics in preparation for full-time return to classes

High School

Photo gallery: Carson goes undefeated, wins 3A state championship

Nation/World

Europe staggers as infectious variants power virus surge

Nation/World

Biden, Democrats prevail as Senate OKs $1.9 trillion virus relief bill

Nation/World

Senate Democrats strike deal on jobless aid, move relief bill closer to approval

News

Duke Life Flight pilot may have shut down wrong engine in fatal crash

News

Two NC counties get to participate in satellite internet pilot for students

Local

PETA protesters gather in front of police department