Yanks’ Gary Sanchez on a hot streak

“We met the other day,” Sanchez said through an interpreter. “Talked a lot about pretty much everything. Everything that comes from him, it’s positive. We talked a little bit about defense, creating a routine, following…


Red Sox turn triple play, rout Cardinals

With Boston clinging to a 1-0 lead in the top of the fourth, the Cardinals had runners at first and second and nobody out. But things changed quickly, as Yadier Molina hit a grounder to…


Joey Gallo nearing Judge in AL HR leaderboard

“I didn’t notice that,” Gallo said. “I don’t know how many [Judge] has.” This is the most home runs by a Rangers player since Josh Hamilton hit 43 and Adrian Beltre hit 36 in 2012….


Astros’ Jose Altuve increases average to .363

Another day, another multi-hit game for Jose Altuve. Through 119 team games, the Astros’ second baseman is batting .363 after going 2-for-4 with a double against the D-backs on Tuesday. Altuve is leading the race…


Marlins Giancarlo Stanton hits 44th home run

“These kinds of streaks are fun,” Mattingly said. “His has been prolonged. Mine was a little ‘eight-dayer’. It’s just one of those things, you’re feeling good up there. “I’d like to see him beat it,…


Dodgers use 5-run 8th to beat White Sox

LOS ANGELES — The Dodgers continued their historic 2017 run, using a five-run eighth inning to beat the White Sox, 6-1, on Tuesday night at Dodger Stadium, becoming the first team since the 2004 Cardinals…


Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton earn defensive stars

“I thought Sano’s play was one of the better ones I have seen him make,” Twins manager Paul Molitor said. “From my angle, it looked like the ball was going to go down in the…


Howie Kendrick, Gio lift Nationals over Angels

“I’m over that already,” Gonzalez said of no-hit bids, shaking his head with a laugh. “No more of that. If I can just manage to keep going into the fifth, sixth, seventh inning, I’m just…


Joey Votto on base twice for 20th game in row

Williams did that for the Red Sox from May 31-June 24, 1948. Votto’s 20-game streak equals Barry Bonds, who did it for the Giants in 2004, and Pete Rose’s streak for the Phillies in 1979….


Randal Grichuk excited visit Williamsport

“I’m excited,” Grichuk said of returning. “I have always wanted to go back, but obviously we [usually] can’t because we’re still in season. It’ll bring back a lot of memories.” • Cardinals excited to open…