NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton lined a laser beam of a home run, Aaron Judge added a three-run shot and the New York Yankees powered past the Texas Rangers 7-1 on Tuesday night to keep pace in the crowded AL wild-card chase. Joey Gallo also went deep — against his former team — and Luis Severino closed with two shutout innings in his first major league appearance since the 2019 AL Championship Series. New York remained a half-game behind Toronto for the final American League playoff spot. Jor
Nick Gordon hit a two-run homer and two singles, Josh Donaldson and Max Kepler each had three hits and two RBIs, and the Minnesota Twins beat the Chicago Cubs 9-5 on Tuesday night. Mitch Garver added three singles and an RBI in his return from a back injury to help last-place Minnesota end a two-game slide. Byron Buxton had two hits and scored twice as the Twins rode a 16-hit attack to win for just the third time in nine games.
CLEVELAND (AP) — Yu Chang hit a bases-loaded triple off left fielder Andrew Benintendi's glove in the first inning, leading Cal Quantrill and Cleveland Indians over the Kansas City Royals 4-1 Tuesday night. Ernie Clement homered as the second-place Indians kept Chicago's magic number for clinching the AL Central at two. Cleveland hosts the White Sox in a five-game series beginning Thursday. Chang, who has 19 RBIs in 26 games since being recalled from Triple-A Columbus, hit a line drive and Benin