DENVER (AP) — Donovan Solano had four hits, including a tie-breaking home run leading off the sixth inning, and the San Francisco Giants beat the Rockies 11-8 on Wednesday to complete a four-game series sweep, their first at Colorado in nearly eight years.Pablo Sandoval sparked a three-run first inning with a two-run double and Stephen Vogt also homered for the surging Giants, who have won five straight and 12 of their last 14. Brandon Belt had an RBI single among his three hits.Trevor Story and Ryan McMahon homered for the Rockies, losers of four straight and 11 of their last 13.San Francisco broke through for five runs in the seventh and eighth innings. Two of the three runs the Giants scored in the eighth were unearned after center fielder Garrett Hampson, who came on in the top of the third for injured David Dahl, failed to handle Joe Panik's fly ball for an error. Dahl fouled a pitch off his left foot in the first inning and was removed in the second.The Rockies got three … [Read more...] about Solano’s go-ahead homer keys Giants 11-8 win over Rockies
Michael Wagaman, Associated Press Updated 3:37 pm PDT, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Homer Bailey shook off a rocky start to go six innings in his Oakland debut, Mark Canha and Jurickson Profar both homered twice and the Athletics beat the Seattle Mariners 10-2 on Wednesday. Chad Pinder and Ramón Laureano also went deep as the A's matched their season high with six home runs despite losing Gold Glove third baseman Matt Chapman to an ankle injury after two innings. Oakland has won six straight and 12 of 14. Tim Beckham had two hits for Seattle. The Mariners have lost six straight. Bailey (8-6) allowed seven hits and two runs for his fourth consecutive win and first since being acquired from Kansas City over the weekend to add depth and experience to Oakland's lineup for a possible playoff run. Bailey struck out six, including cleanup hitter Omar Narváez twice, and didn't walk a batter. The 33-year-old hadn't pitched since July 4 … [Read more...] about A’s hit 6 home runs to back Bailey in 10-2 win over Mariners
NEW YORK — When Ben Heller made his big-league debut, it wasn’t hard to imagine the right-handed reliever carving himself a spot in the Yankees’ bullpen for years to come. He had an overpowering fastball. He racked up strikeouts in the minors. But thanks to Tommy John surgery and the removal of a bone spur in his pitching elbow, he hasn’t thrown in the majors since 2018. He suffered another setback recently.Manager Aaron Boone told reporters that Heller was pulled off his minor-league rehab assignment and heading back to New York City to see team physician Dr. Chris Ahmad.“He actually had a little issue (in his) elbow/forearm. He was coming to see the doc. We’ll see what comes of that,” Boone said. Yankees’ Aroldis Chapman fires back rumor he’ll ditch contract Yankees closer Aroldis Chapman can opt-out of his $86-million contract at season's end. Things seems to be going well for Heller.He hadn't given up a run in five rehab … [Read more...] about Promising Yankees arm suffers injury setback
By Brent Zwerneman, Houston Chronicle Updated 5:42 pm CDT, Wednesday, July 17, 2019 Longview quarterback Haynes King. Longview quarterback Haynes King. Photo: Longview News-Journal/AP Photo: Longview News-Journal/AP Image 1 of / 1 Caption Close Image 1 of 1 Longview quarterback Haynes King. Longview quarterback Haynes King. Photo: Longview News-Journal/AP Longview 4-star QB selects Texas A&M over Tennessee 1 / 1 Back to Gallery Tennessee is not on Texas A&M's schedule this season, but the Aggies and coach Jimbo Fisher have scored a big victory over the Volunteers in 2019. Longview quarterback Haynes King has chosen A&M over Tennessee. The Aggies were a little later to … [Read more...] about Longview 4-star QB selects Texas A&M over Tennessee
Sports betting is legal in New York state now and each sport has specific rules for what you can wager on. Below are the bets you can place on baseball:If applicable all wager options approved herein may be made available for in-play wagers at the operators discretion. Taking into consideration any and all prohibitions, the wagers illustrated below for Baseball are approved as requested and applicable to all of the following leagues: MLB and Olympics. GAME WAGERS Run-Line with Alternate Spread: Betting on which team will cover an alternate spread (Box Score (Min 8.5 innings played)Total Runs with Alternate Total: Betting on whether more or less runs than a set alternate run total are scored (Box Score (Min 8.5 innings played)Parlay with Both Teams Scoring and Chosen Team Moneyline: Betting on whether both teams will score and which team will win the game on the moneyline (Box Score)Parlay with Both Teams Scoring and Chosen Team Run-Line: Betting on whether both teams will score and … [Read more...] about What legal baseball bets can you make in New York state?