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Yankees place Marinaccio on injured list with shoulder issue

CLEVELAND (AP) — Yankees rookie reliever Ron Marinaccio was placed on the 15-day injured list Sunday with shoulder inflammation, leaving New York's solid bullpen without a key piece nearing the season's halfway point. Marinaccio felt discomfort in his shoulder after pitching in Saturday's ...

Escobar homers again, Carrasco pitches Mets past Rangers 4-1

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar joined several Mets on the mound as they encircled Carlos Carrasco and high-fived him for a job well done. Plenty to feel good about, too. By the end of a winning weekend, two of New York's most pivotal pieces were back on track. Escobar homered for the third ...

McKenzie superb for 7 innings as Guardians edge Yankees 2-0

CLEVELAND (AP) — About the same time New York Yankees star Aaron Judge grabbed a helmet and bat to pinch-hit, the Guardians committed a ninth-inning error that threatened to sabotage a great win. In the moment, manager Terry Francona's emotions nearly got the best of him. "When the ball ...

Ogwumike scores 22 to help Sparks beat Liberty 84-74

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Nneka Ogwumike scored 22 points, Liz Cambage added 16 and the Los Angeles Sparks beat the New York Liberty 84-74 Sunday. Chiney Ogwumike had 12 points and 10 rebounds, Katie Lou Samuelson also scored 12 points and Jordin Canada added 11 points and seven assists for the ...

NYC remains winless under Cushing with 2-2 draw vs Atlanta

NEW YORK (AP) — Dom Dwyer scored in the 86th minute to give Atlanta United a 2-2 draw on Sunday that extended New York City's Major League Soccer winless streak to four since Nick Cushing replaced Ronny Delia as coach. Valentin Castellanos scored in the 38th and 58th minutes for NYC (8-4-5), ...

Mets ace deGrom to make 1st injury rehab start Sunday

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom is finally ready to begin a minor league rehab assignment. Sidelined by injuries since last July, the two-time Cy Young Award winner is scheduled to start Sunday night for Class A St. Lucie against the Jupiter Hammerheads. He's expected to throw about 25 ...

Belmont Stakes winner Mo Donegal sidelined for 60 days

DES MOINES, Iowa (AP) — Belmont Stakes winner Mo Donegal came out of the last leg of the Triple Crown with bone bruising and will be out of training for 60 days. Jerry Crawford, CEO of Donegal Racing, and co-owner Mike Repole said Saturday the colt will continue to be evaluated. Mo Donegal ...

Calhoun 2 HRs, Pérez wins 7th straight as Rangers beat Mets

NEW YORK (AP) — In his 11th major league season, Martín Pérez is making a strong pitch for his first All-Star selection this month. Pérez won his seventh straight decision, Kole Calhoun hit two of Texas' four home runs and the Rangers beat the New York Mets 7-3 on Saturday. "Good team ...

Analysis: NBA teams going all-in, and that’s what it takes

The 2023 NBA playoffs are more than nine months away, and one thing is already clear. There will be chaos. The Minnesota Timberwolves grabbed a megaphone and announced that to the world when they traded multiple players and several first-round picks — one of them in 2029, which means that ...

Tiffany Hayes helps Dream beat Liberty 92-81 in overtime

NEW YORK (AP) — Tiffany Hayes made the most of her first game of the season, providing the spark in overtime to lift the Atlanta Dream over the New York Liberty. Hayes, who missed the first 19 games with a right knee injury, scored nine of her 21 points in OT to give the Dream a 92-81 ...

Mets’ Max Scherzer to return from IL Tuesday vs. Reds

NEW YORK (AP) — Max Scherzer is scheduled to return to the New York Mets' rotation Tuesday in Cincinnati after missing over a month with a strained left oblique muscle. Scherzer, a three-time Cy Young Award winner, has been sidelined since straining his oblique while pitching against St. ...

Yankees reinstate reliever Aroldis Chapman from injured list

CLEVELAND (AP) — Aroldis Chapman's got his spot back on the Yankees' roster. His role coming out of the bullpen remains undefined. New York reinstated the left-handed reliever from the injured list on Friday after Chapman missed more than a month with tendinitis in his left Achilles ...

Yankees, Guardians rained out, split doubleheader Saturday

CLEVELAND (AP) — As the New York Yankees watched with amusement, two imposters dressed as sluggers Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo ran into the rain-soaked outfield before performing belly slides on the infield tarp. Once again, Cleveland was under water. Friday night's series opener New York ...

Escobar, Peterson lead Mets past Rangers 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Eduardo Escobar hit a tiebreaking, three-run homer, expectant father David Peterson tied a career high with 10 strikeouts in six innings and the New York Mets beat the Texas Rangers 4-3 Friday night to stop a season-high three-game losing streak. Mark Canha hit a tying RBI ...

Marlins part ways with Denbo, one of Jeter’s first hires

MIAMI (AP) — Derek Jeter's first significant hire when he was leading the Miami Marlins is no longer with the club. The Marlins said they parted ways with Gary Denbo, who had been the team's vice president of player development and scouting. The move happened earlier this week. Jeter left ...

Astros beat Yanks again, Bregman’s 2-run double keys 2-1 win

HOUSTON (AP) — The Houston Astros wrapped up a stretch of nine straight games against New York teams Thursday night with another win over the New York Yankees. Alex Bregman hit a two-run double early and the Astros held on for the 2-1 victory. Houston went 3-2 against the major ...

Guardians host the Yankees to begin 3-game series

The Cleveland Guardians host the New York Yankees to start a three-game series. New York Yankees (56-21, first in the AL East) vs. Cleveland Guardians (39-34, second in the AL Central) Cleveland; Friday, 7:10 p.m. EDT PITCHING PROBABLES: Yankees: Gerrit Cole (6-2, 2.99 ERA, 1.00 WHIP, 111 ...

Former NBA PG Rod Strickland hired as LIU basketball coach

NEW YORK (AP) — Former NBA point guard Rod Strickland is the new men's basketball coach at Long Island University. Strickland was hired Thursday to replace Derek Kellogg, who led the Sharks to a 16-14 record last season. He had been serving as the program director for the NBA G League ...

Sabres re-sign goalie Craig Anderson to 1-year contract

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Goalie Craig Anderson is putting off retirement for now, returning to the Buffalo Sabres on Thursday for a one-year contract. The 41-year-old Anderson also played for Buffalo last season, going 17-12-2 and leading the team in wins despite missing a lengthy stretch with a ...

US government distributes $92M for soccer corruption victims

NEW YORK (AP) — The U.S. Justice Department has distributed about $92 million in additional compensation from money forfeited by convicted officials and associated companies resulting from the government's prosecution of corruption in soccer. The money is for compensation for losses ...