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Keller pitches 6 effective innings as the Pirates edge the Cubs 3-2

By JAY COHEN AP Baseball Writer CHICAGO (AP) — Mitch Keller pitched six effective innings, Nick Gonzales hit a key two-run single and the Pittsburgh Pirates beat the Chicago Cubs 3-2 on Sunday. Jack Suwinski connected for another homer against Jameson Taillon as Pittsburgh closed out a ...

Wheeler strikes out 6, Phillies top Nationals 4-2 for MLB-best 32nd victory

By DAN GELSTON AP Sports Writer PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Zack Wheeler bailed out a stretched-out bullpen and struck out six over 7 1/3 innings, and the Philadelphia Phillies continued their scorching start with a 4-2 victory over the Washington Nationals on Friday night. The Phillies needed ...

Angels acquire right-hander Roansy Contreras from Pirates

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — The Los Angeles Angels acquired right-hander Roansy Contreras from the Pittsburgh Pirates for cash on Thursday. The Pirates designated the 24-year-old Contreras for assignment on Saturday to create room on the roster for Paul Skenes ahead of the prized pitcher's major ...

Mets beat Phillies 6-5 in 11 innings to avoid home-and-home sweep

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pete Alonso homered, J.D. Martinez hit a go-ahead single in the 11th inning and the New York Mets overcame another blown save by Edwin Díaz, avoiding a four-game sweep in a home-and-home set with a 6-5 win over the Philadelphia Phillies on Thursday night. Starling Marte ...