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Birthday boy LeMahieu scores in 10th, Yanks beat Reds 7-6

NEW YORK (AP) — DJ LeMahieu capped his 34th birthday by sliding across the plate on Alexis Díaz's second straight wild pitch in the 10th inning, and the New York Yankees rallied from a four-run deficit to beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-6 Wednesday night and stop a three-game losing streak. Luis ...

Araujo dos Santos, Johnson lead NYCFC past Dallas 1-0

FRISCO, Texas (AP) — Héber Araujo dos Santos scored a first-half goal and Sean Johnson made it stand up as New York City FC beat FC Dallas 1-0 on Wednesday night. Araujo dos Santos' fifth goal of the season came in the 29th minute with an assist from Santiago Rodríguez. Johnson needed ...

Wolves co-owner Alex Rodriguez says NBA has welcomed him

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Alex Rodriguez was standing near his courtside seat, oblivious to a few fans who were snapping a quick photo of the baseball great as they walked by. He was watching the Minnesota Timberwolves warm up instead. Rodriguez — currently part of the Timberwolves' ownership ...

Olson, Duvall go deep in Braves’ 4-1 victory over Mets

ATLANTA (AP) — Before another sellout at Truist Park, Matt Olson delivered another big blow for the Atlanta Braves. "Obviously a big crowd here tonight, which is cool on a Tuesday night, showing up for a big division matchup," Olson said. "It was cool. I was pretty fired up." Olson hit a ...

India’s two-run single caps comeback as Reds beat Yanks 4-3

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan India drove in two runs with a go-ahead, bases-loaded single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Cincinnati Reds completed an unlikely comeback, rallying past the New York Yankees 4-3 Tuesday night. The Yankees were 49-0 when leading after eight innings and the ...

Ackerman, Hamilton, Morris, Byrd to receive Lapchick Award

NEW YORK (AP) — Val Ackerman, Leonard Hamilton, Speedy Morris and Rick Byrd are this year's recipients of the Joe Lapchick Character Award. Ackerman helped found the WNBA and served as the first president. She also has had a successful career as commissioner of the Big East Conference since ...

Scherzer shines as Mets cool off Braves 4-1 in series opener

ATLANTA (AP) — In what he called "a measuring-stick win" in the opener of an NL East showdown, Max Scherzer was the difference-maker for the New York Mets. Scherzer pitched seven strong innings, Luis Guillorme homered and drove in two runs, and the Mets beat Max Fried and the Atlanta Braves ...

Scherzer, other latest $100M contracts not on All-Star teams

Max Scherzer was back on the mound, striking out 11 in six scoreless innings of two-hit ball. His impressive return came after he missed nearly seven weeks because of an oblique injury, and that lengthy absence is why the three-time Cy Young Award winner won't be an All-Star in his first ...

Alonso, Pujols, Acuña say they’re in for Home Run Derby

ATLANTA (AP) — Mets slugger Pete Alonso will try to become the first player to win the All-Star Home Run Derby three consecutive times against a field that will also include the Cardinals' Albert Pujols and Braves' Ronald Acuña Jr. The New York first baseman confirmed Monday he is one of ...

Ohtani a 2-way All-Star again; 6 Yankees, 5 Braves, Astros

NEW YORK (AP) — In a city of stars, the Angels' Shohei Ohtani and the Dodgers' Clayton Kershaw will be in the spotlight July 19 at Dodger Stadium. "I think it's been a couple of years since I got to compete in an All-Star Game, and something about Dodger Stadium, too, is special," Kershaw ...

Scherzer, other latest $100M contracts not on All-Star teams

Max Scherzer was back on the mound, striking out 11 in six scoreless innings of two-hit ball. His impressive return came after missing nearly seven weeks because of an oblique injury, and that lengthy absence is why the three-time Cy Young Award winner won't be an All-Star in his first season ...

Nido helps banged-up Mets rally past Marlins 5-4 in 10

NEW YORK (AP) — In tribute to Keith Hernandez, fellow Mets first baseman Pete Alonso sported blue stirrups and a mustache Saturday. Then he homered down the left-field line, the ball landing a couple of levels below where Hernandez's retired number now hangs at Citi Field. But it was a ...

Mets retire Keith Hernandez’s No. 17 in Citi Field ceremony

NEW YORK (AP) — About an hour before addressing the packed house at Citi Field, a concentrated Keith Hernandez stared in deep study at his index cards in a mostly empty interview room — his big brother sitting just a step away. Always prepared. Always a pro. Always with Gary by his ...

Arena critical of field, match time as NYC ends Revs streak

NEW YORK (AP) — New England coach Bruce Arena was critical of the field surface and the timing of the match after New York City FC was awarded a Major League Soccer record three penalty kicks in the first half and won 4-2 to stop the Revolution's 10-game league unbeaten streak. Valentín ...

Verdugo twice rallies Red Sox for 6-5 win over Yankees

BOSTON (AP) — Alex Verdugo hit a tying single in the eighth inning and a winning two-run single that capped a three-run 10th, lifting the Boston Red Sox over the New York Yankees 6-5 Saturday night. Aaron Judge and Anthony Rizzo had given the Yankees a 5-3 lead with RBI doubles in the 10th ...

Donaldson, Carpenter lead Yanks over Red Sox 12-5

BOSTON (AP) — Josh Donaldson hit a three-run homer in a four-run first inning, Matt Carpenter homered among three hits in his first start in left field in a decade and the New York Yankees beat Boston 12-5 Friday night for their 10th win in their last 11 games against the Red Sox. Joey Gallo ...

Marlins beat Mets 5-2 behind Cooper, De La Cruz

NEW YORK (AP) — Garrett Cooper hit a two-run homer off the right field foul pole and Bryan De La Cruz doubled three times as the Miami Marlins beat the New York Mets 5-2 Friday night for their seventh win in nine games. Pablo López (6-4) allowed one run and four hits in five innings for the ...

Trout, Ohtani, Betts, Turner to start All-Star Game in LA

Mike Trout and Shohei Ohtani of the Los Angeles Angels were elected Friday to start in the July 19 All-Star Game along with Mookie Betts and Trea Turner of the host Dodgers. Toronto catcher Alejandro Kirk and Miami second baseman Jazz Chisholm Jr. were voted to start as first-time All-Stars, ...

Donaldson’s slam leads Yankees past Devers, Red Sox 6-5

BOSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole shut down eight of the nine hitters in the Red Sox lineup — good enough to lead the New York Yankees to a 6-5 victory over Boston on Thursday night. And then there was Rafael Devers. The Red Sox third baseman made a final push to be added to the AL All-Star ...

Mets’ Bassitt says MLB should ‘stop testing’ for COVID-19

NEW YORK (AP) — New York Mets pitcher Chris Bassitt said Thursday he "probably won't" inform team and Major League Baseball officials if he feels COVID-19 symptoms in the future and that MLB should "just stop testing." Bassitt was placed on the COVID-19 list on July 1 after complaining about ...