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Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8

HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez hit one of Houston’s four home runs to become the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two major league games and lead the Astros to a 10-...

Rookie Alvarez homers again as Astros beat Brewers 10-8

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Rookie Alvarez homers again, Astros top Blue Jays 7-2 Yordan Alvarez homered again and Jack Mayfield hit three doubles as Houston's rookies delivered in a big way, leading the Astros over the Toronto Blue Jays 7-2 on Saturday....
01:39 2019-06-16

Watch: Yordan Alvarez makes Astros history, homers in first two games Houston Astros rookie Yordan Alvarez became the first player in franchise history to homer in his first two games, going deep in a win against the Milwaukee Brewers in Houston....
15:52 2019-06-12

Moustakas hits 2-run HR in 14th as Brewers beat Astros 6-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Mike Moustakas hit a two-run homer during Milwaukee’s three-run 14th inning, and the Brewers struck out 15 times against Houston ace Justin Verlander before rallying for a 6-3 victory over the Astros on Wednesday night. Christian Yelich started the 14th with a single against roo...
08:26 2019-06-13

Moustakas homers, Brewers rally to beat Diamondbacks 8-3 Mike Moustakas hit a three-run homer in the eighth inning and the Milwaukee Brewers scored six runs after Zack Greinke left to beat the Diamondbacks 8-3       ...
09:13 2019-07-21

Reds hit 3 homers off Justin Verlander, beat Astros 4-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jesse Winker and Derek Dietrich homered off Justin Verlander in the first inning Tuesday night, and the Cincinnati Reds held on for a 4-3 victory over the Houston Astros that clinched their first series win in nearly a month. By taking the first two games, the Reds won a series for...
04:52 2019-06-19

Newman homers, Pirates rally late to beat Brewers 3-2 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Kevin Newman homered and extended his hitting streak to 18 games, and the Pittsburgh Pirates rallied with two late runs to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 3-2 on Friday night in the opener of a three-game series. The Pirates tied it in the eighth when Bryan Reynolds led off with a walk o...
06:52 2019-06-29

Puig homers again; Reds lose Scooter but beat Brewers 3-0 Yasiel Puig homered for the second consecutive game and scored a pair of runs, and the Cincinnati Reds overcame the loss of second baseman Scooter Gennett to a groin injury, holding on for a 3-0 victory over the Milwaukee Brewers       ...
05:26 2019-07-04

Alvarez, Cole help Astros sweep Mariners with 6-1 win HOUSTON (AP) — Rookie Yordan Alvarez drove in three runs to back up seven strong innings by Gerrit Cole and help the Houston Astros to a 6-1 win over the Seattle Mariners on Sunday to complete a three-game sweep. The Mariners led 1-0 after J.P. Crawford homered into the bullpen in right-center with ...
00:26 2019-07-01

Alvarez hits 2-run HR in MLB debut as Astros blank O’s 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Yordan Alvarez hit a two-run homer in his major league debut, Wade Miley pitched into the seventh inning and the Houston Astros beat the Baltimore Orioles 4-0 on Sunday. The 21-year-old Alvarez was called up from Triple-A Round Rock before the game while leading the Pacific Coast Leag...
23:26 2019-06-09

Altuve, Alvarez HR as Astros halt Yanks to end 7-game slide Jose Altuve hit a leadoff homer, rookie Yordan Alvarez connected again and the Houston Astros beat the streaking New York Yankees 9-4 to end a season-high seven-game skid       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

LEADING OFF: Astros' Alvarez stars, Encarnación trade LEADING OFF: Astros rookie Alvarez making big impact, Yankees get Encarnación, Braves starter Newcomb exits after liner to head       ...
13:26 2019-06-16

MLB roundup: Brewers power past Astros in 14th Mike Moustakas slugged the Brewers' fourth home run of the night with one out in the 14th inning, a two-run shot that led Milwaukee to a 6-3 win over the host Houston Astros on Wednesday....
10:26 2019-06-13

MLB roundup: Brewers’ Arcia homers twice in win over Pirates Orlando Arcia hit his second two-run homer of the game in the 13th inning to give the visiting Milwaukee Brewers a 12-10 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Saturday....
17:13 2019-06-02

Devers homers, Red Sox avoid sweep with 4-1 win over Astros Rafael Devers homered off Justin Verlander, and the Boston Red Sox took advantage of two errors by the Houston Astros to avoid a series sweep with a 4-1 victory        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

Yankees Greet Padres Rookie With Two Homers Right Off the Bat It was the 10th time in franchise history the Yankees began a game with back-to-back homers, and they came off Chris Paddack, who entered the game with a 1.93 E.R.A....
16:13 2019-05-30

Bregman homers twice as Astros rally past Cubs 9-6 HOUSTON (AP) — Alex Bregman homered twice, his second a tiebreaking two-run shot in the sixth inning that propelled the injury-weakened Houston Astros to a 9-6 win over the Chicago Cubs on Tuesday night that gave manager AJ Hinch his 500th career victory. Bregman, who is tied for the American League...
06:00 2019-05-29

Bell homers again as Pirates cruise past Astros 10-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Josh Bell homered for the second straight game as one of five home runs by Pittsburgh as the Pirates routed the Houston Astros for the second game in a row with a 10-0 win on Thursday. Former Astro Joe Musgrove (6-7) threw six scoreless innings for the win and Kevin Newman, Corey Dick...
01:52 2019-06-28

Watch: Pete Alonso sets Mets record for rookie homers before All-Star break New York Mets star Pete Alonso hit his 16th home run of the season against the Washington Nationals, setting the franchise mark for rookie bombs before the All-Star break....
22:39 2019-05-22

‘Demetrius Andrade can beat Canelo Alvarez’ Liam Williams on Demtrius Andrade, the middleweight division and his plans to take on the top contenders. He speaks to Matt Bevan The post ‘Demetrius Andrade can beat Canelo Alvarez’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:00 2019-07-08

Woodruff nearly perfect through 8, Brewers beat Phillies 9-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff allowed a solo homer but was otherwise perfect over eight innings, Christian Yelich hit his NL-leading 21st home run and the Milwaukee Brewers went deep five times in a 9-1 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. Woodruff (7-1) retired his first 15 batters...
04:39 2019-05-27

Reds strike out 14, beat short-handed Brewers 3-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Sonny Gray and three Cincinnati relievers held down the Milwaukee Brewers, who were missing Christian Yelich because of back spasms, in the Reds’ 3-0 victory Tuesday night. It was the major league-leading seventh shutout for the Reds as the Brewers were blanked for the first t...
05:39 2019-05-22

Reds withstand another homer by Yelich, beat Brewers 11-7 MILWAUKEE (AP) — José Iglesias had four hits and drove in two runs and the Cincinnati Reds withstood another homer from major league leader Christian Yelich, beating the Milwaukee Brewers 11-7 on Friday night to extend their winning streak to a season-high six games. Yelich hit a two-run homer in th...
08:26 2019-06-22

Grandal hits first lead-off HR, Brewers beat Reds 6-5 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal led off for the first time in his career and homered in his opening at-bat to help the Milwaukee Brewers snap a season-high five-game losing streak with a 6-5 win over the Cincinnati Reds on Saturday. Grandal, who had never batted first in 795 career games, put the B...
03:26 2019-06-23

Lynn gets MLB-best 12th win as Rangers beat Astros 5-0 Lynn matches season high with 11 Ks in seven scoreless innings for major league-best 12th victory as Rangers beat Astros 5-0       ...
09:00 2019-07-12

Rangers rally from 4 down to beat Astros 9-8 on Santana hit Danny Santana lined a game-winning single with two outs in the ninth inning and the Texas Rangers beat the Houston Astros 9-8       ...
06:52 2019-07-13

Bregman, Astros beat Mariners 11-5 for 5th straight win SEATTLE (AP) — Alex Bregman had two hits and three RBIs, and seven other Astros drove in at least one run as Houston beat the Seattle Mariners 11-5 Tuesday night for its fifth straight win. Despite playing without Jose Altuve, George Springer and Carlos Correa, the Astros have won 9 of 11 and are 5-...
08:39 2019-06-05

Yankees beat skidding Astros 4-1 for 7th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez and Gleyber Torres each homered for the third game in a row, providing a pair of two-run shots that sent the New York Yankees past the skidding Houston Astros 4-1 on Friday night for their seventh straight victory. Aaron Judge was hitless in his return to the lineup — ba...
08:26 2019-06-22

Verlander strikes out 12, Astros beat Rangers 4-3 Justin Verlander struck out 12 in six solid innings, four Houston players hit solo home runs and the Astros held on to beat the Texas Rangers 4-3       ...
07:00 2019-07-20

Davies sets club record at 7-0, Brewers beat Pirates 5-3 Zach Davies became the first Milwaukee starter to win his first seven decisions in a season, hanging on for five innings before the Brewers' bullpen finished off a 5-3 victory over the Pittsburgh Pirates       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

Woodruff wins 10th as Thames, Brewers beat Pirates 3-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff cruised to his 10th win of the season, Eric Thames homered and tripled, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 3-1 on Saturday night. Woodruff (10-2) allowed one earned run and six hits with six strikeouts in 7 2/3 innings, helping the Brewers improve...
07:13 2019-06-30

Woodruff strikes out career-high 12, Brewers beat Reds 7-5 Brandon Woodruff struck out a career-high 12, Travis Shaw homered and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Cincinnati Reds 7-5       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

Angels beat Astros 7-2 for 5th straight W; Marisnick plunked Albert Pujols hit a bases-clearing double during the Angels' six-run first inning in a 7-2 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
10:00 2019-07-17

Torres homers as Yankees beat White Sox 8-4 CHICAGO (AP) — Gleyber Torres hit a two-run homer and the New York Yankees stayed perfect when they use an opener, cooling off the Chicago White Sox with an 8-4 win Saturday night. Torres capped New York’s four-run fourth with his 15th homer, a drive to center off Reynaldo López. He also had a...
05:52 2019-06-16

Swanson homers twice as Braves beat Cardinals 5-2 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Dansby Swanson homered twice and Freddie Freeman also connected, helping Mike Foltynewicz and the Atlanta Braves beat the St. Louis Cardinals 5-2 on Friday night. Swanson drove Miles Mikolas’ first pitch of the sixth inning over the wall in left, giving Atlanta a 2-1 lead. Fre...
06:52 2019-05-25

Turner homers again as Nationals beat White Sox 12-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Trea Turner’s big game got overshadowed a bit by another scary moment involving a fan hit by a foul ball. Turner homered in the second straight game, Anibal Sanchez pitched into the seventh and the Washington Nationals beat the Chicago White Sox 12-1 on Monday night. But there w...
06:52 2019-06-11

Posey hits grand slam in 10th, Giants beat Brewers 10-7 Buster Posey hit a grand slam in the top of the 10th inning to lift the San Francisco Giants to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers       ...
06:52 2019-07-13

Cole K's 11, Marisnick has 3 hits as Astros beat Angels 11-2 Gerrit Cole struck out 11 over seven innings, Jake Marisnick had three hits amid a chorus of boos and the Houston Astros got back on track by beating the Los Angeles Angels 11-2       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Mercado homers off Sabathia, Indians beat Yankees 8-4 CLEVELAND (AP) — Rookie Oscar Mercado hit a two-run homer off CC Sabathia to break a fifth-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians defeated the New York Yankees 8-4 on Saturday. Roberto Perez homered in his fourth straight game for Cleveland. The Indians have won four of five on their homestand against...
01:13 2019-06-09

Jones homers twice, drives in 5 as Tigers beat Twins 9-3 DETROIT (AP) — The Detroit Tigers haven’t given their fans much to cheer about at home this season. Playing in front of 26,818 fans — their biggest crowd since opening day — the Tigers routed the Minnesota Twins 9-3 Saturday for a rare home win. “I’ll take exactly that again tomorr...
03:52 2019-06-09

Arenado homers, Rockies score 2 in 9th to beat Orioles 8-7 DENVER (AP) — Tony Wolters had three singles but it was his flyout that gave the Colorado Rockies a much-needed victory. Wolters hit a game-ending sacrifice fly with the bases loaded and Colorado scored twice in the bottom of the ninth inning to rally past the Baltimore Orioles 8-7 on Sunday. Nolan ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Davis homers for 1st time in month, A’s beat Rangers 9-8 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Khris Davis homered for the first time in nearly a month as the Oakland Athletics built an eight-run lead, then hung on to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on Sunday for a four-game split. Davis hit a two-run homer off Drew Smyly (1-5) in the third inning, his 13th home run this se...
03:00 2019-06-10

Betts homers as Red Sox beat Royals 7-5 for 3-game sweep Mookie Betts hit a two-run homer off Danny Duffy in a four-run third inning and the Boston Red Sox defeated the Kansas City Royals 7-5 to complete their first series sweep in nearly a month        ...
00:13 2019-06-07

Casali homers off Corbin, Reds beat Nationals 9-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Curt Casali hit a three-run homer off Patrick Corbin, who had one of the worst starts of his career, and the Cincinnati Reds beat Washington 9-3 Friday night to end the Nationals’ streak of eight straight wins at Great American Ball Park. The Reds made quick work of one of th...
05:13 2019-06-01

Ryu dominates, Bellinger homers and Dodgers beat Padres 5-1 Hyun-Jin Ryu tossed six scoreless innings, All-Star Cody Bellinger hit his 30th home run, and the Los Angeles Dodgers defeated the San Diego Padres 5-1 for their ninth straight home victory       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

Kendrick homers, drives in 3 as Nats beat Marlins again, 9-6 WASHINGTON (AP) — Howie Kendrick hit his eighth homer, drove in three runs and finished with three hits as the Washington Nationals beat the Miami Marlins 9-6 on Sunday. Brian Dozier doubled in two during Washington’s four-run rally with two outs in Caleb Smith’s third and final inning, ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Chapman homers, drives in 5 as A's beat Mariners 9-2 All-Star Matt Chapman homered and had five RBIs, leading the Oakland Athletics past the Seattle Mariners 9-2 for their fifth straight win       ...
07:52 2019-07-17

Chavis homers in 13th as Bosox beat Jays 6-5 Boston's Michael Chavis hit a solo homer off Jimmy Cordero in the 13th inning as the Red Sox outlasted the plucky Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night at Rogers Centre....
07:13 2019-05-23

Santana homers, Indians beat Twins 4-3 to avoid sweep Carlos Santana hit a solo home run that broke a seventh-inning tie and the Cleveland Indians avoided a sweep against the AL Central-leading Minnesota Twins with a 4-3 win       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Soler homers, drives in 2 as Royals beat Blue Jays 7-6 TORONTO (AP) — Jorge Soler homered and had two RBI, Brad Keller pitched five innings to win for the first time since May 22 and the Kansas City Royals beat the Toronto Blue Jays 7-6 Sunday. Soler reached base three times as the Royals snapped a three-game losing streak and won for the first time in ...
22:39 2019-06-30

Davis homers for 1st time in month, A's beat Rangers 9-8 Khris Davis homered for the first time in nearly a month as the Oakland Athletics built an eight-run lead, then hung on to beat the Texas Rangers 9-8 on for a four-game split       ...
02:52 2019-06-10

Josh Bell homers again, Pirates beat Reds 7-2 for split CINCINNATI (AP) — Josh Bell tied the Pirates record with his 12th homer in May, and Pittsburgh stopped Derek Dietrich’s home run spree Wednesday, beating the Cincinnati Reds 7-2 for a split of their four-game series. Bell’s three-run homer tied Jason Bay’s mark from...
01:26 2019-05-30

Gurriel homers twice, Blue Jays snap skid, beat Royals 6-2 TORONTO (AP) — Eric Sogard hit a tiebreaking home run in the seventh inning, Lourdes Gurriel Jr. homered twice for his second straight multi-homer game and the Toronto Blue Jays snapped a three-game losing streak with a 6-2 win over the Kansas City Royals on Friday. Randal Grichuk added a two-run ho...
06:52 2019-06-29

Upton homers, Trout has 4 hits, Angels beat Blue Jays 10-5 TORONTO (AP) — Justin Upton homered on the first pitch he saw in his return from the injured list, Mike Trout had a solo homer among his four hits and the Los Angeles Angels used a seven-run second inning to beat the Toronto Blue Jays 10-5 Monday night. Shohei Ohtani and Kole Calhoun also connected ...
05:00 2019-06-18

Tucson native Alex Verdugo homers again as Dodgers beat Phillies PHILADELPHIA – Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another big game for the Dodgers.  In Monday’s win, he’d have three hits, score three runs, smack 2 RBI’s and smack a home run. Here’s more: Former Sahuaro High School standout Alex Verdugo had another...
08:52 2019-07-16

The race for Canelo Alvarez In his Snips & Snipes column Eric Armit considers Canelo Alvarez, the WBC's ludicrous 'Franchise' title and more The post The race for Canelo Alvarez appeared first on Boxing News....
01:52 2019-07-06

The latest gift to Canelo Alvarez With the WBC granting Canelo Alvarez a strange new title, this time they've gone too far The post The latest gift to Canelo Alvarez appeared first on Boxing News....
23:52 2019-07-02

Luis Alvarez, Champion of 9/11 Responders, Dies at 53 A former New York City police officer, he developed cancer 16 years after spending three months seeking survivors and victims’ remains in Lower Manhattan in 2001....
17:26 2019-06-29

9/11 health bill to be named after Luis Alvarez WASHINGTON – The bill to re-authorize the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund will be named in honor of first responders Luis Alvarez and Ray Pfeifer, congressional sponsors announced Monday. Alvarez, an NYPD detective who contracted cancer after toiling at Ground Zero, died on June 29. His test...
01:13 2019-07-09

Boateng, Alvarez score in Galaxy’s 2-0 win over FC Cincy CINCINNATI (AP) — Emmanuel Boateng and Favio Alvarez scored in a three-minute span early in the first half to help the Los Angeles Galaxy beat expansion FC Cincinnati 2-0 Saturday night. Boateng scored his first goal of the minute in the 12th minute, taking a pass in stride running to the left side ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Ground Zero responder: Luis Alvarez deserves a key to the city A Ground Zero worker on Monday called on Mayor Bill de Blasio to honor the late Luis Alvarez with a key to the city for his emotional plea on Capitol Hill to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims. “In 2015, when we got (the September 11th Victim Compensation Fund legislation) passed and two year...
21:52 2019-07-01

Luis Alvarez was haunted by 9/11 until his final moments: sister A cancer-stricken retired NYPD detective who spent his final days fighting to restore funding for sick 9/11 responders was haunted by The Pile even hours before his death, kin said at his funeral Wednesday. Luis Alvarez’s sister told the hundreds of mourners — including cops, firefighter...
20:52 2019-07-03

Hundreds pay respects at funeral of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez Hundreds of mourners, including cops, firefighters and Jon Stewart, turned out Wednesday in Queens to say a final goodbye to Luis Alvarez, an NYPD detective who spent his final days desperately fighting to restore vital funds to 9/11 responders. Immaculate Conception Church in Astoria was visited by...
20:52 2019-07-03

Luis Alvarez, September 11 first responder and campaigner, dies at 53 Ex-detective spent three months at World Trade Center siteAppearance in Congress was followed by hospice interviewsLuis Alvarez, a former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for proper support of the September 11th victim compensation fund has died. He was 53. Related: Jon S...
20:52 2019-06-29

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez to be laid to rest Wednesday Luis Alvarez, the NYPD detective who made a moving plea to Congress to replenish the fund for 9/11 victims before dying of cancer brought on by his time at Ground Zero, will be laid to rest Wednesday. A wake for Alvarez — who died Saturday after a three-year battle with colon cancer — wi...
16:13 2019-07-01

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez who appeared before Congress dies _____ Luis Alvarez, the retired police officer who along with Jon Stewart appeared before Congress earlier this month to plead for consistent health benefits for 9/11 first responders, has died. The Ray Pfeifer Foundation, a nonprofit that helps first responders who became ill after 9/11 with medica...
17:26 2019-06-29

Former NYPD detective and 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez dead at 53 Luis Alvarez, the former NYPD detective who became a prominent fighter for the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund, has died, his family said Saturday. He was 53. “Please remember his words, ‘Please take care of yourselves and each other.’ We told him at the end that he had won this bat...
17:52 2019-06-29

Canelo Álvarez Seems To Have Lost Gennady Golovkin's Phone Number Middleweight champion Canelo Álvarez released a statement Wednesday announcing that, for the first time since 2015, he will not be fighting his traditional bout on Mexican Independence Day weekend in September. Álvarez—who’s generally a safe bet to box on that weekend as well as Cinco de Mayo weeken...
03:52 2019-07-18

Canelo Alvarez’s status is turning middleweight division into mess It’s getting a bit ridiculous, really. It wasn’t long ago that Saul “Canelo” Alvarez and Gennady “GGG” Golovkin met for what everyone considered the undisputed middleweight championship, one of boxing’s most prestigious titles. Today, you can’t be sure exactly who the middleweight champion is. Two b...
10:00 2019-06-29

O’Neill urges Congress to extend 9/11 aid at Luis Alvarez’s funeral NYPD Commissioner James O’Neill, speaking at Wednesday’s funeral for retired Detective Luis Alvarez, urged Congress to fulfill the dying wish of the 9/11 responder, who spent his final days on Capitol Hill fighting to replenish a vital fund for Ground Zero workers. The city’s top c...
20:52 2019-07-03

Congressional testimony of 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez displayed at his wake Alvarez, a 53-year-old former detective, became a face of the ongoing trauma suffered by ailing first-responders, who have been championed by comedian-turned-activist Jon Stewart....
04:26 2019-07-03

Boxing News at Five: What is a ‘franchise champion’ and why has the WBC made Canelo Alvarez one? In a baffling move the WBC make Jermall Charlo champion and Canelo Alvarez 'franchise' titlist. Terry Dooley tries to fathom it in today's Boxing News at Five The post Boxing News at Five: What is a ‘franchise champion’ and why has the WBC made Canelo Alvarez one? appeared first on Boxin...
19:26 2019-06-27

De Blasio, Cuomo no-shows at 9/11 hero Luis Alvarez’s funeral The notable absences came little more than a month after both officials were no-shows at a solemn, May 30 ceremony to dedicate a Ground Zero memorial to the 2,000-plus victims killed by exposure to toxins during the recovery effort....
22:00 2019-07-03

SI Swimsuit's Manuela Alvarez Hernandez says she’s grateful for getting a degree before modeling Manuela Alvarez Hernandez, a Florida International University graduate, didn’t think she would find herself posing in a skimpy bikini — but she did and it was quite the accomplishment....
11:52 2019-06-04

How much of a chance would you give Callum Smith in a fight against Canelo Alvarez? Our expert panel gives their take on Callum Smith vs Canelo Alvarez The post How much of a chance would you give Callum Smith in a fight against Canelo Alvarez? appeared first on Boxing News....
16:26 2019-06-05

Luis Alvarez, former NYPD Detective and 9/11 victims advocate, laid to rest The former NYPD detective Luis Alvarez's funeral was held on Wednesday in New York. The 53-year-old 9/11 victims advocate died due to cancer.        ...
18:13 2019-07-03

New York says goodbye to Luis Alvarez, heroic 9/11 first responder felled by cancer Police officers, firefighters, EMTs and regular New Yorkers gathered to say goodbye Wednesday to 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez.        ...
19:26 2019-07-03

Sept. 11 first responders advocate Luis Alvarez hailed as a hero at funeral A former New York City police detective who fought to extend health benefits for first responders to the Sept. 11, 2001 terror attacks up to the final days of his life was hailed as a hero at his funeral Wednesday....
01:00 2019-07-04

9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez, who fought for victims' compensation, dies at 53 Luis Alvarez, a former New York Police Department detective who became a top champion of the 9/11 Victims Compensation Fund year, died Saturday.        ...
23:00 2019-06-29

Luis Alvarez, NYPD detective who testified for healthcare for 9/11 first responders, has died at 53 Zach Gibson/Getty Images Luis Alvarez, a former New York City Police Department detective who appeared before Congress to push for health benefits for responders in the Sept. 11, 2001, terrorist attacks, died Saturday at the age of 53. Alvarez's family announced in a post on Facebook that Alvarez h...
01:13 2019-06-30

Fantasy Baseball Waiver Wire: Options beyond Yordan Alvarez plus winners and losers Yordan Alvarez has all the waiver-wire buzz, but most Fantasy players missed out on that rush. Here are other options plus winners and losers from a busy weekend....
18:52 2019-06-10

Hero 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez to receive posthumous key to the city after cancer death A funeral will be held Wednesday for the former New York City police detective who was a leader in the fight for the Sept. 11 Victim Compensation Fund, and he shall be given a hero’s goodbye....
12:00 2019-07-02

Brewers hang on for 5-4 win over Braves Josh Hader struck out Ozzie Albies with two outs in the ninth to preserve the Milwaukee Brewers' 5-4 win over the Atlanta Braves.       ...
09:13 2019-07-18

Gennady Golovkin scores quick knockout of Steve Rolls; is third Canelo Alvarez fight next? Gennady Golovkin made quick work of Steve Rolls with a fourth-round KO to set up a possible third super-fight against Canelo Alvarez later this year.       ...
06:39 2019-06-09

Diamondbacks hit natural cycle in 10-7 win over Brewers Christian Walker hit a two-run homer to cap the first natural cycle in Arizona's history, lifting the Diamondbacks to a 10-7 win over the Milwaukee Brewers on Friday night       ...
14:13 2019-07-20

Arcia’s 3-run homer lifts Brewers to 4-2 win over M’s MILWAUKEE (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer and the Milwaukee Brewers avoided a three-game sweep with a 4-2 win over the Seattle Mariners on Thursday. Chase Anderson (4-2) bounced back after he allowed six runs in his previous start. Anderson allowed two runs, one earned, and struck out six...
01:52 2019-06-28

Yelich stays hot as Brewers top Giants, 5-3 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Eric Thames and Jesús Aguilar homered to help the Milwaukee Brewers avoid a sweep with a 5-3 victory over the San Francisco Giants on Sunday. Christian Yelich had two doubles, extending his season-high hitting streak to 13 games. The reigning NL MVP is batting .472 (25 for 53) w...
03:26 2019-06-17

Marlins use 11-run inning to pound Brewers 16-0 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Garrett Cooper had two hits and scored twice during Miami’s franchise-record, 11-run fifth inning, helping the Marlins pound the Milwaukee Brewers 16-0 on Tuesday night. Cooper matched a career high with four hits and scored four times, leading the way as last-place Miami roll...
06:26 2019-06-05

MLB power rankings: Is everyone sleeping on the Brewers? The Milwaukee Brewers have had to overcome a number of obstacles, but find themselves locked in a battle for the NL Central.       ...
16:00 2019-06-10

Hey brewers, what do people misunderstand about beer? Like most of the world’s most delicious substances—wine, salt, butter, bread—beer is deceptively simple. At its most basic, it’s just water, yeast, hops, and malt. But it’s the way brewers manipulate the ingredients that turns them into something humans have revered for thousands of years....
05:39 2019-06-13

Moustakas goes deep twice, Brewers top Pirates 11-5 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Mike Moustakas homered twice among his four hits and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 11-5 Thursday night. Yasmani Grandal also homered and had four hits to help the Brewers win for the third time in four games. Moustakas hit a two-run shot over the right-center fi...
08:52 2019-05-31

Reyes’ 3-run homer lifts Padres to 8-7 win vs Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Franmil Reyes hit a go-ahead, three-run homer in the seventh and Eric Hosmer added a two-run shot for the San Diego Padres, who overcame three homers by the Milwaukee Brewers in an 8-7 win Wednesday for a three-game sweep. Reyes’ shot to right-center, his 20th, came off Jeremy...
02:26 2019-06-20

Giants vs. Brewers: Bumgarner will shut down Milwaukee The Giants’ Madison Bumgarner will look to put on a good showing for a potential trade-deadline suitor when he pitches Saturday night in Milwaukee. Bumgarner has given up more than three earned runs in just one of his past nine starts and has pitched at least six innings in all but two starts since ...
23:13 2019-07-13

Arcia delivers late, Brewers add on in win over D-backs Orlando Arcia hit a tiebreaking single in the eighth inning to decide a duel between pitchers Zach Davies and Merrill Kelly, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-1       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Arcia's homer lifts Brewers over Mariners Orlando Arcia hit a three-run homer as the Milwaukee Brewers defeated the visiting Seattle Mariners 4-2 on Thursday afternoon to salvage the finale of a three-game interleague series....
05:13 2019-06-28

Brewers All-Star Woodruff could miss 6 weeks All-Star pitcher Brandon Woodruff could miss up to six weeks with a left oblique strain, Brewers manager Craig Counsell said Monday       ...
04:39 2019-07-23

Brewers vs. Giants: Milwaukee’s spot starter will get it done Seems Megan Rapinoe wasn’t the only athlete with a wardrobe malfunction at the ESPYs. Not sure what Odell Beckham Jr. was going for, but obviously the transition from New York to Cleveland has already taken its toll. … Scoreboard malfunction. With All-Star Jeff McNeil at the plate, Jacob deGro...
22:39 2019-07-12

Giants homer 3 times in 5-3 victory over Brewers SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Pablo Sandoval, Kevin Pillar and Mike Yastrzemski homered and Drew Pomeranz pitched into the sixth inning, helping the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 5-3 on Friday night. Yastrzemski’s two-run drive to center off Alex Claudio made it 5-2 in the seventh. It...
15:00 2019-06-15

Craft Brewers Lighten Up and Take Aim at the ‘Sweaty Consumer’ Smaller breweries are responding to the demands of consumers more concerned with health and active lifestyles than they are with hops or high alcohol content....
20:26 2019-05-26

Red eye: Astros rail against MLB for schedule Outfielder Josh Reddick railed against MLB for scheduling the Astros for a night game in Anaheim ahead of Friday's home game vs. the Rangers. Said manager A.J. Hinch: "It'll be brutal."...
14:39 2019-07-19

Madden NFL 20 rookie ratings Madden NFL 20 released its rookie rankings earlier this week. Who got a raw deal? Who is rated correctly? Find out for yourself.       ...
19:01 2019-07-05

Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia Canelo Alvarez could face WBO champion Demetrius Andrade on September 14, and Amir Khan sounds happy to see out his career in Saudi Arabia The post Boxing News at Five: Andrade emerges as frontrunner for Alvarez date, Khan says his future lies in Saudi Arabia appeared first on Boxing News....
01:13 2019-07-05

Boxing News at Five: Eubank Jnr keen to fight “drug cheat” Saunders, Derevyanchenko fears he will be ignored by Alvarez and Golovkin Chris Eubank Jnr says Billy Joe Saunders shouldn't hold a world title but will happily take it from him, and Sergiy Derevyanchenko plays the waiting game The post Boxing News at Five: Eubank Jnr keen to fight “drug cheat” Saunders, Derevyanchenko fears he will be ignored by Alvarez and Golovkin appe...
22:01 2019-07-12

Brewers place struggling Chacin on IL, will recall Nelson PITTSBURGH (AP) — Milwaukee has placed struggling starter Jhoulys Chacin on the injured list with a strained lower back, paving the way for Jimmy Nelson’s return to the majors. The Brewers made the move Sunday, two days after Chacin fell to 3-7 with a 5.78 ERA after giving up seven runs in 2 2...
19:52 2019-06-02

Brewers vs. Giants: Chase Anderson will stymie San Francisco Holiday greetings from reader James Durda. An 86-year-old man went to his doctor. Asked how he was feeling, and the senior said, “Great, I’ve never felt better. I have a 20-year-old bride who is pregnant with my child. What do you think about that Doc?” He considered the question and began to tell a...
18:39 2019-06-16

Vogt, Yastrzemski team up to lead Giants over Brewers 8-7 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Catcher Steven Vogt hit two triples and left fielder Mike Yastrzemski made a nifty catch for the final out to help the San Francisco Giants beat the Milwaukee Brewers 8-7 on Saturday. The Giants rallied from a 5-1 deficit for their fourth straight win. Christian Yelich hit his m...
05:52 2019-06-16

Brewers’ Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms MILWAUKEE (AP) — NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee’s lineup against Cincinnati on Tuesday night because of back spasms. Yelich leads the major leagues with 19 home runs and is batting .325 with 41 RBIs in 44 games, including 42 starts. He has missed parts of seven games beca...
02:39 2019-05-22

Woodruff fans 10, Brewers’ bats shine in 10-4 win over Bucs MILWAUKEE (AP) — Brandon Woodruff struck 10 in six innings and Ryan Braun hit a three-run homer, helping the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4 on Friday night. Eric Thames also connected for Milwaukee, and NL MVP Christian Yelich had three hits. Travis Shaw walked twice and scored t...
11:39 2019-06-08

Arcia’s 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs PITTSBURGH (AP) — Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10 on Saturday night. Both teams blew late leads before Arcia connected with two outs off Alex McRae (0-1) for his first multi-homer gam...
05:52 2019-06-02

Braves vs. Brewers: Dallas Keuchel’s resurgence will continue Emmy nominations are in. As expected “Game of Thrones” topped the list, nominated 32 times. Both Rachel Maddow and Sean Hannity failed to make the cut for their comedy hours. but Marie Kondo was nominated for “Tidying Up.” a reality show designed to help people clean up huge messes. Suits at Citi Fi...
16:52 2019-07-17

Brewers vs. Reds: Luis Castillo will stifle Milwaukee The balance of power in the NL Central has seen a shift. The Cincinnati Reds are red hot while the Milwaukee Brewers are in the middle of a less-than-delightful brew. The Reds went into Friday with a five-game win streak while Milwaukee had lost six of its past seven. And the Brewers are not trottin...
19:26 2019-06-22

Brewers slip past Pirates 2-1 on Thames’ homer in 8th MILWAUKEE (AP) — Eric Thames homered leading off the eighth inning, and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 2-1 on Sunday. Thames, who entered as a pinch-hitter in the sixth, blasted an 0-1 pitch from Pirates reliever Kyle Crick (3-4) to straightaway center, a 432-foot shot that hit ju...
00:26 2019-07-01

Allen makes strong debut for Padres in 4-1 win over Brewers SAN DIEGO (AP) — Left-hander Logan Allen was brilliant for seven scoreless innings in his major league debut, Francisco Mejia hit a two-run home run and Manny Machado added an RBI double as the San Diego Padres beat the Milwaukee Brewers 4-1 Tuesday night. Allen, 22, was backed by three double plays...
08:26 2019-06-19

Moustakas HR wins car for fan, Yelich HR, Brewers sweep Bucs MILWAUKEE (AP) — Mike Moustakas launched a homer that won a new car for a fan, NL MVP Christian Yelich hit his major-league leading 24th home run on his bobblehead day and the Milwaukee Brewers beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 5-2 Sunday for a three-game sweep. Moustakas connected for his 20th homer off ...
03:00 2019-06-10

McCutchen, Hoskins lead Phillies past Brewers 6-4 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Andrew McCutchen hit a tiebreaking double in the sixth inning and the Philadelphia Phillies used stellar relief work to beat the Milwaukee Brewers 6-4 on Friday night, overcoming Christian Yelich’s major league-leading 20th homer. McCutchen’s two-hit hit drove in Scott K...
06:52 2019-05-25

Astros' Correa has fractured rib, out 4-6 weeks Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
20:26 2019-05-29

Yanks 4 HRs, win 6th in row 10-6; Astros lose 5th straight NEW YORK (AP) — Gary Sánchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in a hurry, connecting in a six-run fourth inning that powered the New York Yankees past the Houston Astros 10-6 Thursday night for their sixth straight win. Edwin Encarnación hit his AL-leading 23rd home run as the Yankees handed ...
06:26 2019-06-21

How Vegas is looking at rotations of Yankees and Astros As the much-anticipated Houston Astros-New York Yankees series continues this weekend at the Stadium, bettors should already be thinking about starting pitching outlooks for the postseason. Houston and New York are virtual locks to make the playoffs given their great starts to 2019 and talent depth....
00:52 2019-06-22

Leake tosses gem, Mariners hit 5 HRs in 14-1 win over Astros Edwin Encarnacion capped Seattle's seven-run sixth inning with a three-run homer, Mike Leake pitched his first complete game since 2015 and the Mariners snapped a four-game losing streak with a 14-1 rout of the Houston Astros        ...
08:52 2019-06-06

Cole fans 12 as Astros down Cubs 6-5 HOUSTON (AP) — Gerrit Cole tied a season high with 12 strikeouts in six solid innings and the Houston Astros reached Cole Hamels early and held on for a 6-5 win over the Chicago Cubs in the opener of an interleague series on Monday. Anthony Rizzo hit a two-run homer in the first inning, but Cole (5-...
23:52 2019-05-27

Correa’s RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston HOUSTON (AP) — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off Matt Barnes (2-1). Following walks to Alex B...
09:26 2019-05-26

Top 5 picks make up NBA All-Rookie first team For the first time since the 1984-85 season, the top five selections in the NBA draft made up the NBA's All-Rookie first team that was announced Tuesday....
02:52 2019-05-22

Rookie call-ups could put your fantasy team over the top On the heels of yet another set of successful minor league call-ups, this time in the form of Astros outfielder Yordan Alvarez and Marlins pitcher Zac Gallen, fantasy baseball owners should already be looking ahead to the next wave. Acquiring proven talent for the second half of the season will be i...
17:52 2019-06-23

MLB notebook: Padres rookie Paddack sent down San Diego Padres right-hander Chris Paddack, in the midst of a strong rookie season, was surprisingly optioned to Class-A Lake Elsinore (Calif.) on Wednesday....
04:26 2019-06-13

Boxing News at Five: Golovkin and Derevyanchenko could fight for Alvarez’s IBF belt, Wilder hopes Ortiz is drug-free for rematch Saul 'Canelo' Alvarez could be about to lose another of his middleweight belts, and Deontay Wilder says it would be "selfish" if Luis Ortiz cheats again The post Boxing News at Five: Golovkin and Derevyanchenko could fight for Alvarez’s IBF belt, Wilder hopes Ortiz is drug-free for rematch appeared ...
02:13 2019-07-10

Arcia's 2nd HR, 2-run drive in 13th, lifts Brewers over Bucs Orlando Arcia hit his second homer of the game, a two-run drive in the 13th inning that sent the Milwaukee Brewers over the Pittsburgh Pirates 12-10        ...
04:39 2019-06-02

Brewers' Christian Yelich scratched due to back spasms NL MVP Christian Yelich was scratched from Milwaukee's lineup against Cincinnati on because of back spasms        ...
01:52 2019-05-22

Yasiel Puig Beats The Brewers With His Signature Brand Of Derring-Do I have no idea if Yasiel Puig is as dumb as Pedro Strop says he is, but on this we can all agree: Puig routinely does very cool stuff on a baseball field. Tuesday night he made a very bold and cool play in extra innings to give his Reds a walk-off win over the division leading Milwaukee Brewers....
20:52 2019-07-03

Iglesias, Roark lift Reds past Brewers for 5th straight win MILWAUKEE (AP) — Jose Iglesias homered and drove in four runs, Tanner Roark allowed one run — a homer by major league leader Christian Yelich — over six solid innings and the Cincinnati Reds beat the Milwaukee Brewers 7-1 on Thursday night for their fifth straight victory. Iglesias followed a two-ou...
06:26 2019-06-21

Brewers vs. Pirates: Zach Davies makes Milwaukee the pick The week that was. So which of these stories shocked you least? Mayor de Blasio going to the gym instead of the new 9/11 Memorial? Jeopardy’s James Holzhauer winning again? Veterans walking out on Alexandria Ocasio-Cortez after her latest tirade? Or that the fix was in on Jussie Smollett’s dramatic ...
16:00 2019-06-02

Help Me Figure Out Which Team Scored 11 Runs In One Inning In Marlins-Brewers The Miami Marlins opened a series against the Milwaukee Brewers Tuesday night, in Milwaukee. The Brewers come into the series sitting atop the NL Central; the last-place, aggressively “rebuilding” Marlins come into the series having scored the fewest total runs in baseball and 35 fewer runs than the...
05:52 2019-06-05

Czech brewers put modern pubs on tap to court hipster crowd For generations, Czechs have consumed world-beating volumes of beer in the smoky, wood-panelled rooms of their local pubs, all but indistinguishable from each other bar the brand of lager flowing......
10:39 2019-06-05

Brewers recall Hiura, option Shaw, place Nelson on IL MILWAUKEE (AP) — The Milwaukee Brewers made a flurry of roster moves before Friday night’s game against the Pittsburgh Pirates, including recalling top prospect Keston Hiura and sending down veteran Travis Shaw. Hiura hit .281 with 5 home runs and 9 RBIs in a brief stint with the Brewers last ...
04:00 2019-06-29

Bell caps historic month in style, Pirates top Brewers 9-4 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Josh Bell finished off his historic May with two more hits, Starling Marte added three hits and scored three times and the Pittsburgh Pirates pounced on struggling Milwaukee starter Jhoulys Chacin in a 9-4 victory Friday night. Bell went 2 for 5 and drove in a run in front of a cro...
05:13 2019-06-01

MLB roundup: Chirinos delivers as Astros walk off O's in 11 Robinson Chirinos delivered a walk-off double with two outs in the 11th inning, as the Houston Astros rallied for a 4-3 victory over the Baltimore Orioles in the opener of this three-game series Friday at Minute Maid Park....
12:26 2019-06-08

Giolito spins 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0        ...
07:01 2019-05-24

MLB roundup: Astros top Angels; Lucroy sent to hospital Yuli Gurriel ran his hitting streak to 11 games with a game-tying grand slam, and George Springer delivered a walk-off hit in the 10th inning as the host Houston Astros claimed a wild 11-10 victory Sunday over the Los Angeles Angels in the rubber match of a three-game series at Minute Maid Park....
20:26 2019-07-08

Giolito throws 4-hit gem, White Sox blank Astros 4-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Lucas Giolito pitched a four-hitter for his first major league shutout, rookie Eloy Jiménez hit his third homer in two games and the Chicago White Sox beat the Houston Astros 4-0 on Thursday night. Yoán Moncada had an RBI double and Tim Anderson added a run-scoring single for the Whit...
10:26 2019-05-24

Chirinos has RBI in 11th to lift Astros over Orioles 4-3 HOUSTON (AP) — Robinson Chirinos hit an RBI double with two outs in the 11th inning to lift the Houston Astros to a 4-3 win over the Baltimore Orioles on Friday night. Yuli Gurriel singled with one out in the 11th before Chirinos hit a line drive to left field off Branden Kline (1-3), sending Gurrie...
11:39 2019-06-08

LEADING OFF: Marlins streak the right way, Sale vs Astros LEADING OFF: Marlins streaking in right direction, Sale faces Astros again, Orioles finally return to Coors Field        ...
13:39 2019-05-24

Astros put AL HR leader Springer on injured list Astros right fielder George Springer has been placed on the 10-day injured list with a left hamstring strain after he hurt himself chasing a pop foul during Friday's game....
23:52 2019-05-25

MLB roundup: Verlander, Astros dominate White Sox Justin Verlander carried a no-hitter into the seventh inning, and Michael Brantley keyed a four-run uprising in the fifth with an opposite-field double to left as the Houston Astros claimed a 5-1 victory over the visiting Chicago White Sox on Tuesday....
09:52 2019-05-22

Astros and Rangers will kick off second half with a bang Major League Baseball returns Thursday with a stand-alone prime-time game on ESPN (8:05 p.m.) with the Houston Astros visiting the Texas Rangers in hitter-friendly Globe Life Park. After a first half of offensive explosiveness, I see no reason it won’t continue right off the bat (pun intended), so I...
00:00 2019-07-12

Yanks get key hits off Astros’ gloves for 8th straight win NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton hit a pair of go-ahead, two-run singles, both off third baseman Yuli Gurriel’s glove, and the New York Yankees beat the Houston Astros 7-5 Saturday night for their eighth straight win. The Astros lost their seventh in a row in the matchup of AL division leader...
08:00 2019-06-23

Reds rally for 2 in 9th, win 3-2 for rare sweep of Astros Nick Senzel singled home the tying run with two outs in the ninth, and Jesse Winker followed with an RBI single Wednesday afternoon as the Cincinnati Reds rallied for a 3-2 victory and a rare sweep of the Houston Astros       ...
22:13 2019-06-19

All-Star starters revealed: Astros lead with three Alex Bregman, the runaway All-Star winner at third base for the American League, will be joined in the starting lineup by fellow Astros George Springer and Michael Brantley....
05:13 2019-06-28

Correa's RBI single in 9th gives Astros 4-3 win over Boston Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox        ...
12:01 2019-05-26

MLB notebook: Astros place OF Springer (hamstring) on IL The Houston Astros put star outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list on Saturday, a day after he strained his left hamstring while chasing a foul ball....
08:26 2019-05-26

Astros' Correa blames massage for fractured rib Astros shortstop Carlos Correa, who is hitting .295 with 11 home runs and 35 RBIs this season, is expected to miss four to six weeks with a fractured rib....
00:00 2019-05-30

MLB roundup: Yanks continue HR streak, down Astros Gary Sanchez, Gleyber Torres and DJ LeMahieu homered in the bottom of the fourth inning as the New York Yankees connected for the 23rd consecutive game and recorded a 10-6 victory over the Houston Astros on Thursday night at Yankee Stadium in the opener of a four-game series....
13:39 2019-06-21

MLB roundup: Cubs' win over Astros marred by fan's injury Kyle Hendricks pitched eight effective innings, Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryant homered, and the visiting Chicago Cubs averted a series sweep at the hands of the Houston Astros with a 2-1 interleague victory Wednesday....
10:01 2019-05-30

Astros lead way with 6 All-Stars; Dodgers among clubs with 4 NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander, Gerrit Cole and four of their Houston Astros teammates will lead the American League squad at the All-Star Game in Cleveland on July 9. Major League Baseball unveiled full rosters for the midsummer showcase Sunday, and the Astros top all big league clubs with six pl...
00:26 2019-07-01

Rookie Yamamoto blanks Cardinals again, Marlins win 6-0 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Rookie Jordan Yamamoto dazzled again, matching his first career start by pitching seven scoreless innings against St. Louis, and the Miami Marlins beat the Cardinals 6-0 on Tuesday night. Yamamoto (2-0) allowed two hits, struck out seven and walked two. He gave up three hits in seve...
06:26 2019-06-19

Doncic, Young unanimous NBA All-Rookie first-teamers NEW YORK (AP) — Dallas’ Luka Doncic and Atlanta’s Trae Young are unanimous first-team selections for the NBA All-Rookie team. Phoenix’s Deandre Ayton, Memphis’ Jaren Jackson and Sacramento’s Marvin Bagley III are also on the first team, which was announced Tuesday. It w...
21:01 2019-05-21

Jays rookie Biggio gets first hit, homer in majors Heralded Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio got his first major league hits on Sunday, including his first home run, and his Hall of Fame father was on hand at Rogers Centre to witness it....
22:26 2019-05-26

Fantasy owners should be wary when it comes to rookie pitchers When Albert Pujols burst onto the scene from virtual obscurity in 2001, fantasy baseball owners’ quests to find the next big thing began to rapidly climb the priority list on draft day. When Mike Trout emerged as the can’t-miss, must-have rookie in 2012, the notion of proven talent over youth and up...
08:13 2019-06-02

A first Tour at 32: Rookie Canadian savoring every moment If there was a smiley-face jersey for the happiest rider at the Tour de France, Canadian Mike Woods would be in the running for it       ...
22:13 2019-07-19

Rookie Saints DE sentenced to 6 months in jail A judge sentenced Saints defensive end Carl Granderson to six months in jail Thursday after rejecting the terms of his plea agreement on sexual assault charges....
02:52 2019-07-12

Rookie’s homer in 13th helps Red Sox get some rest TORONTO — Michael Chavis got his team a win and his teammates some rest. Rafael Devers joined an exclusive club of young Red Sox sluggers who have homered in three straight games, Chavis hit a tiebreaking homer in the 13th inning and Boston beat the Toronto Blue Jays 6-5 on Wednesday night. The team...
08:39 2019-05-23

Rookie CG for Rangers wraps up doubleheader sweep over A’s ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Adrian Sampson threw a four-hitter for his first career complete game, and the Texas Rangers wrapped up a doubleheader sweep over the Oakland Athletics with a 3-1 win Saturday night. Sampson (5-3) struck out seven and walked one over 109 pitches to win his fifth game in a row...
10:26 2019-06-09

Yankees make Chris Paddack look like just another rookie Chris Paddack arrived in The Bronx as one of the season’s breakout stars. The 23-year-old departed his first game at Yankee Stadium looking like a rookie for the first time. Entering Wednesday having allowed four home runs all season, the Padres right-hander allowed three solo shots, and surrendered...
05:13 2019-05-30

Yelich hits 23rd homer as Brewers power past Marlins 5-1 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Christian Yelich hit his major league-leading 23rd home run and Mike Moustakas added two homers to lead the Milwaukee Brewers to a 5-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Thursday. The Brewers salvaged the final game of the three-game series after getting outscored a combined 24-3 in the ...
00:39 2019-06-07

Watch: Brewers' Christian Yelich hits 30th home run of season Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Christian Yelich's two-run home run Monday night made him the first player in franchise history with 30 home runs before the All-Star Break....
15:26 2019-07-02

Umpire Scott Barry leaves Marlins-Brewers game with injury MILWAUKEE (AP) — Second base umpire Scott Barry has left the Marlins-Brewers game with an apparent leg injury. Barry was helped off by a member of Milwaukee’s training staff before the start of the second inning. It was unclear what exactly happened. Tuesday night’s game continued with a...
06:26 2019-06-05

Brewers’ Jeremy Jeffress makes absurd catch to avoid catastrophe With a line-drive coming straight to his head, Jeremy Jeffress pulled a move straight out of “The Matrix” to dodge disaster. The Brewers pitcher bent backwards and snagged a line drive off the bat of utility man Willians Astudillo during the fifth inning of Monday night’s game betw...
05:26 2019-05-28

Bizarre double play helps Grandal, Brewers outlast Reds 11-9 MILWAUKEE (AP) — Yasmani Grandal homered during a big rally, then started a bizarre double play on a pitch that got past him and bounced to the backstop, helping the Milwaukee Brewers outlast the Cincinnati Reds 11-9 on Wednesday. Trailing 6-1 in the third inning, Grandal hit a two-run homer as the ...
00:39 2019-05-23

Watch: Brewers' Ben Gamel gets fastest inside-the-park homer of 2019 Milwaukee Brewers outfielder Ben Gamel rounded the bases in fewer than 15 seconds for the fastest inside-the-park home run of 2019 during a loss to the Seattle Mariners....
18:52 2019-06-27

Green demands force European brewers to raise their drinks game European brewers expect they will need to tell more demanding drinkers as much about the environmental impact of a beer as its taste in the next decade as Europe enforces pollution laws....
21:00 2019-06-03

Germans thirsty for alcohol-free beer as brewers boost taste Rise in bars stocking 0% beers to meet demand of drinkers who wish to ditch the hangoverDuring last year’s sweltering summer in Europe, workers of the Störtebeker beer brewery stood at the doors of the bottle depot eagerly awaiting the empty returns so they could be washed and refilled as quickly as...
20:39 2019-06-14

Narváez homers in Mariners’ 9-2 win over A’s OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Omar Narváez hit a two-run homer, J.P. Crawford drove in three runs after coming off the injured list earlier in the day, and the Seattle Mariners beat the Oakland Athletics 9-2 on Friday night. Narváez finished with three hits and scored three times. Mallex Smith also homered...
15:00 2019-06-15

Dodgers rip 4 homers in 6-3 win over Phillies Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a series matching the National League's two best teams        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Fisher’s homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Friday night. The Astros trailed the A’s 2-0 heading into the seventh inni...
09:13 2019-06-01

Straw’s 3B in 14th lifts Astros over pesky Mariners 8-7 SEATTLE (AP) — Myles Straw led off the 14th inning with a triple and scored on Yuli Gurriel’s sacrifice fly, and the Houston Astros outlasted the pesky Seattle Mariners 8-7 Thursday night in the longest game of the season by innings for both teams. Seattle staged tying rallies in the ninth and...
07:00 2019-06-07

Springer, Bregman propel Astros to 6-2 victory over Angels George Springer and Alex Bregman homered, Wade Miley pitched two-run ball into the sixth inning and the Houston Astros beat the Los Angeles Angels 6-2       ...
10:52 2019-07-19

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 HOUSTON (AP) — Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday. Núñez homered in the sixth inning and the Astros tied it in the bottom half on a sacrifice fly, ...
01:13 2019-06-09

Astros place AL home run leader George Springer on IL HOUSTON — The Houston Astros placed outfielder George Springer on the 10-day injured list Saturday with a left hamstring strain, but could be close to getting star second baseman Jose Altuve back from injury. Houston general manager Jeff Luhnow said Springer suffered a Grade 2 sprain, but would not ...
07:00 2019-05-26

MLB roundup: Yanks drop Astros to win eighth straight Giancarlo Stanton drove in his first four runs of the season on a pair of two-run singles as the host New York Yankees extended their season-high winning streak to eight games with a 7-5 victory over the Houston Astros on Saturday night....
12:26 2019-06-23

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick was suspended for two games by Major League Baseball on Thursday for his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy before the All-Star break....
13:26 2019-07-12

Gurriel’s homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1 on Friday night. Gurriel hit a 2-2 pitch from Matt Festa (0-2) off the facade in left field for his eighth homer. Houston’s Josh Reddick hit a solo home run to right i...
06:52 2019-06-29

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M’s in 10 HOUSTON (AP) — Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. The Astros hadn’t scored since putting up five runs in the second when Michael Brantley singled to start ...
07:13 2019-06-30

Astros Offer Yankees a Potential Glimpse of the Postseason Houston was missing two of its best hitters for this series. But Justin Verlander was on the mound Sunday and the Astros won the season series between the teams....
03:13 2019-06-24

Hendricks helps Cubs avoid sweep with 2-1 win over Astros HOUSTON (AP) — Kyle Hendricks pitched eight strong innings, Kyle Schwarber homered for the second straight game and Kris Bryant added a solo shot in his return to the lineup to help the Chicago Cubs avoid a sweep with a 2-1 win over the Houston Astros on Wednesday night. The game included a scary an...
11:26 2019-05-30

Rookie Peter Lambert bottles up Cubs again, Rockies win 10-3 DENVER (AP) — Rookie Peter Lambert went five strong innings and baffled Chicago for a second time in five days as the Colorado Rockies won their 10th straight at home by beating the Cubs 10-3 on Tuesday night. Lambert (2-0) allowed one run and three hits in his Coors Field debut. The right-hander ma...
09:26 2019-06-12

Yankees rookie league team scores 38 runs Meet the Dominican Bombers. The Dominican Summer League Yankees annihilated the DSL Twins, 38-2, behind a season-high nine doubles and five home runs on Wednesday. All eleven Yankee batters had at least two hits, while three tied for a game-high four. They left 26 stranded. The Twins went through se...
04:26 2019-07-04

Yanks' Dominican rookie squad scores 38 runs The New York Yankees' rookie-level affiliate in the Dominican Summer League routed the Minnesota Twins' squad 38-2 -- yes, that's 38 runs -- on Wednesday....
11:13 2019-07-04

Fellow Knicks rookie is silver lining to another RJ Barrett dud LAS VEGAS — Oddly, the Knicks seem to have better luck with their second-round draft picks than their lottery picks lately. In the second game at the Las Vegas Summer League, second-round pick Ignas Brazdeikis stole the show from fellow Canadian RJ Barrett to rack up 30 points, but the Knicks faded ...
07:52 2019-07-08

Rookie trifecta: Smith delivers 3rd straight walk-off for LA Hours after being called up from the minors, Will Smith connected for a pinch-hit, three-run homer in the ninth inning that lifted the Los Angeles Dodgers over Colorado 6-3. It was the third straight day a Dodgers rookie hit a walk-off homer.       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

This Browns rookie had a remarkable, fib-filled journey to Cleveland Damon Sheehy-Guiseppi is on the Cleveland Browns' roster largely because he lied his way into an NFL workout session.        ...
15:39 2019-05-29

Bills rookie’s girlfriend in jarring 911 call: ‘He hit me across my face’ Buffalo Bills rookie linebacker Tyrel Dodson assaulted his girlfriend in Arizona after she confronted him about vomiting on her bedroom carpet, the woman told police during a frantic 911 call. The alleged victim told Scottsdale police on May 25 in a 911 call obtained by TMZ that Dodson, 20, shoved h...
20:00 2019-06-07

Nationals rookie outfielder Robles departs with injury WASHINGTON (AP) — Washington Nationals outfielder Victor Robles has left the game against the Atlanta Braves with an undisclosed injury in the second inning. Robles went down to a knee in center during Nick Markakis’ at-bat Saturday, and manager Dave Martinez and an athletic trainer soon jogge...
03:26 2019-06-23

Rookie Collier scores 27, Lynx drop Sky 89-71 in opener MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Napheesa Collier scored 27 points, the second most in WNBA history by a rookie in her debut, and the new-look Minnesota Lynx pulled away from the Chicago Sky in the second half for an 89-71 win in the season-opener for both teams Saturday night. Collier, who was the sixth pick in ...
09:26 2019-05-26

The Latest: Canucks’ Pettersson wins Calder as top rookie LAS VEGAS (AP) — The Latest on the NHL Awards show (all times local): 5:12 p.m. Vancouver Canucks forward Marcus Pettersson has won the Calder Trophy as the NHL’s best rookie. The 20-year-old Pettersson beat out St. Louis goalie Jordan Binnington and Buffalo defenseman Rasmus Dahlin for the aw...
02:26 2019-06-20

The Blues' Stunning Stanley Cup Run Was Keyed by a Rookie Goaltender St. Louis’ worst-to-first campaign began after the team called up Jordan Binnington from the minor leagues in mid-December. In Game 7 of the Finals, he turned into a brick wall against the Bruins’ attack....
20:52 2019-06-13

Brewers Utility Man Hernán Pérez Pitches Delightful, YouTube-Inspired 1-2-3 Inning Normally I would not ask you to pay attention to a late half-inning in a 16–0 June blowout, where pretty much by definition nothing that happens matters in the slightest. This is no normal half-inning! First of all the pitcher is Brewers utility man Hernán Pérez, making his second appearance on the ...
09:26 2019-06-05

Snubbed in free agency twice, Brewers' Mike Moustakas having All-Star season Mike Moustakas, snubbed on the free-agent market two years in a row, is making sure it won't be a trifecta with All-Star banner season.       ...
17:26 2019-06-18

Brewers' Christian Yelich blasts 23rd homer in 56th game of the season Milwaukee Brewers' right fielder Christian Yelich continued his big start to the 2019 season, slamming his 23rd homer of the season Thursday afternoon....
00:13 2019-06-07

McCann homers twice, Braves with 5th straight ATLANTA (AP) — Brian McCann hit one of four Atlanta homers in the second inning and took Pirates starter Chris Archer deep again with a tiebreaking, three-run shot in the sixth to help the Braves beat the Pittsburgh Pirates 7-5 on Tuesday night. The Braves, tied for first in the NL East, have won fi...
09:26 2019-06-12

Kipnis homers twice in Indians’ 10-4 win over Rangers ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jason Kipnis hit two home runs, going back-to-back with Roberto Pérez during a five-run first inning, and the Cleveland Indians beat the Texas Rangers 10-4 on Wednesday night. The Indians have won 10 of their last 14 games. They have hit nine home runs in winning two of the f...
06:26 2019-06-20

Tellez homers twice as Jays dump Red Sox 10-3 Marcus Stroman has been saddled with little run support in most of his starts this season. Rowdy Tellez made sure that wasn't the case Tuesday night....
07:01 2019-05-22

Dodgers outslug Cubs with 4 homers to win 7-3 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger, Max Muncy and David Freese hit two-run homers to back Clayton Kershaw as the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the Chicago Cubs 7-3 Thursday night in the opener of a four-game series. The NL West-leading Dodgers rallied from a 3-0 deficit after Kyle Schwarber and Kris Bryan...
10:52 2019-06-14

Tatis Jr. homers twice as Padres top Dodgers 5-3 Fernando Tatis Jr. homered twice and had four RBIs and Manuel Margot also homered Sunday and the San Diego Padres rolled into the All-Star break on a three-game winning streak after a 5-3 victory over the Los Angeles Dodgers.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Child struck by line drive at Cubs-Astros game HOUSTON (AP) — A young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr., shaking up the Chicago center fielder. Almora hit a fourth-inning line drive into the stands down the third base line, where it hit a young girl. He immediately ...
04:00 2019-05-30

Núñez, Martin homer to lead Orioles over Astros 4-1 Renato Núñez hit his 16th homer, Richie Martin added a two-run shot in the ninth and the Baltimore Orioles snapped a three-game skid with a 4-1 victory over the Houston Astros       ...
03:26 2019-06-09

Pirates' rout sends Astros to first home series loss Corey Dickerson and Josh Bell each belted a two-run homer, and Joe Musgrove tossed six strong innings as the Pittsburgh Pirates handed the Houston Astros their first series loss at home with a 10-0 romp on Thursday afternoon....
05:13 2019-06-28

Astros' Carlos Correa suffers fractured rib during massage Houston Astros shortstop Carlos Correa has been put on the injured list with fractured rib suffered during an in-home massage.        ...
09:26 2019-05-30

Fisher's homer leads Astros past Athletics 3-2 Derek Fisher hit a tiebreaking homer to lead off the eighth inning for his first long ball of the season and the short-handed Houston Astros rallied for a 3-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Astros’ Marisnick suspended for collision that put Angels’ Lucroy in hospital Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick is suspended for two games after an ugly collision at home plate sent Angels catcher Jonathon Lucroy to the hospital this past Sunday, MLB announced on Thursday. Angels manager Brad Ausmus called for the league to evaluate the incident after telling reporters “it cer...
00:00 2019-07-12

Gurriel's homer in 10th lifts Astros to 2-1 win over Seattle Yuli Gurriel hit a game-ending home run in the 10th inning and the Houston Astros beat the Seattle Mariners 2-1       ...
07:26 2019-06-29

Rangers vs. Astros: Lance Lynn will stymie a flat Houston Finally some good news for presidential candidate Mayor de Blasio. His “keys to the city” show at Wednesday’s USWNT celebration bumped his approval rating from 0.9 percent to 1.3 percent. Bad news? Megan Rapinoe has declared she is now a candidate for POTUS. … But you’ve got to know your audie...
00:00 2019-07-12

Weekend Watch: Our takes on Pujols, Keuchel, Yankees-Astros and more Albert Pujols is back in St. Louis, Dallas Keuchel is back on the mound and the Yankees are back at full strength (or close to it). Here's what we expect to see....
17:26 2019-06-21

Gurriel hits 2nd straight game-winner, Astros down M's in 10 Yuli Gurriel doubled in the 10th inning for his second straight last at-bat game winner, lifting the Houston Astros to a 6-5 win over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night       ...
15:26 2019-06-30

Thornton shuts down former team, Blue Jays rout Astros 12-0 HOUSTON (AP) — Trent Thornton was looking forward to Sunday’s game against the Astros since he was traded to Toronto in the offseason. He delivered arguably his best start of the season. Thornton shut down his former team into the seventh inning, Teoscar Hernández hit two of Toronto’s se...
03:26 2019-06-17

Surging Yankees bash rival Astros for statement victory Aaron Judge’s return from the injured list on Friday has raised the question about just how deep the Yankees’ lineup will be. According to Chad Green, his buddies in the pitching fraternity are going to find out it won’t be much fun to navigate around Gary Sanchez, Giancarlo Stanton, Gleyber Torres,...
08:13 2019-06-21

Astros' Marisnick suspended for plate collision with Lucroy Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick has been suspended for two games by Major League Baseball after his violent home plate collision with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy       ...
23:26 2019-07-11

Carlos Correa’s clutch hit in ninth propels Astros past Red Sox HOUSTON — Carlos Correa hit an RBI single in the ninth inning to give the Houston Astros a 4-3 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday night. After Boston tied it in the top of the inning, Aledmys Diaz led off the bottom with a double to left off Matt Barnes (2-1). Following walks......
07:00 2019-05-26

Fantasy Football: Five under-the-radar rookie sleepers to target in 2019 Jamey Eisenberg has five under-the-radar rookies who could make an impact in re-draft leagues this year, including the potential best running back in Kansas City and the potential No. 1 receiver in San Francisco....
20:39 2019-05-23

Pete Alonso is studying more than pitchers to avoid rookie wall LOS ANGELES — Pete Alonso still meticulously records his at-bats in a notebook after every game for the simple reason he tends to remember information better when he handwrites it instead of typing on a keyboard. The Mets rookie entered Monday in something of a slump for May, hitting only .192 for t...
05:26 2019-05-28

Padres vs. Blue Jays: Take a shot on San Diego and its stud rookie We’re fast and now we’re first. If you are reading this, you are not alone. According to a new quarterly book from the Alliance for Audited Media, your Sunday New York Post (Amed Rosario) has blown past the lazy Daily News (Robinson Cano) in circulation and is now the city’s most-read tabloid. Have ...
17:13 2019-05-26

ERC rookie Žala hoping “energy from Lithuania flows over” into Poland "Vaidotas Žala will look to carry over his impressive debut pace in the FIA European Rally Championship when he contests PZM 76th Rally Poland later this month."...
13:26 2019-06-06

Knicks rookie Ignas Brazdeikis looking to prove skeptics wrong LAS VEGAS — Ignas Brazdeikis worked out with 13 teams but never for the Knicks. His representatives couldn’t imagine the 6-foot-7 freshman forward from Michigan falling to New York and their 55th pick of the second round. The 21-year-old from Canada never fell that far, but dropped far enough. With ...
08:26 2019-07-05

South Korean rookie Lee grabs share of Connecticut lead PGA Tour rookie Lee Kyoung-hoon of South Korea used a hot start and two back-nine birdies to move into a six-way share of the lead after the first round lead of the Travelers Championship in Cromwell, Connecticut on Thursday....
04:13 2019-06-21

A Pelicans Rookie Had The Best Dunk Of Summer League And It Was Not Zion Williamson Monday night in Las Vegas, New Orleans Pelicans rookie center Jaxson Hayes caught a nifty wraparound pass on a side pick-and-roll and dunked someone named Mychal Mulder into The Further....
11:13 2019-07-09

Redskins rookie Bryce Love has always had the same goals: Football, then med school After nearly winning the Heisman Trophy as a junior, Love returned to Stanford and tore his ACL. The decision may have cost him millions, but the running back, who wants to become a doctor, has no regrets....
17:39 2019-07-18

Giants’ Sam Beal is full of confidence after lost rookie season Sam Beal is certain the Giants made a wise move giving up a third-round pick in the 2019 NFL Draft to select him in the 2018 supplemental draft. “Oh yeah — they wouldn’t have been wrong if they got me in the first, promise you that,” Beal told The Post. Beal, a 6-foot-1, 190-pound cornerback,......
15:26 2019-05-21

New York Giants rookie Deandre Baker surprises mom with Bentley New York Giants first-round pick Deandre Baker used some of the money he received when he signed his rookie contract with the team on a lavish gift for his mother....
21:26 2019-06-28

Renault's Zhou targets F2 wins, "not interested" in 'rookie title' Renault Formula 1 junior Guan Yu Zhou says he is not interested in being the top Formula 2 newcomer in 2019 and his target is overall wins and podiums...
17:39 2019-07-11

Mets rookie Alonso to participate in All-Star Home Run Derby NEW YORK (AP) — Mets rookie Pete Alonso plans to compete in the Home Run Derby during All-Star week in Cleveland. The power-hitting first baseman says he accepted an invitation from Major League Baseball to participate July 8 regardless of whether he’s selected to the National League squad for...
04:00 2019-06-29

Saints rookie DE Carl Granderson sentenced to six months in jail New Orleans Saints rookie defensive end Carl Granderson was taken into custody during a court date Thursday and ordered to serve six months in jail by the presiding judge, who refused to accept a plea deal entered in his sexual assault case. Granderson pleaded not guilty in April to one count of thi...
08:00 2019-07-12

Reds rookie Senzel fouls pitch off eye, leaves game CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds rookie Nick Senzel fouled a pitch off his left eye and came out of a game against the Texas Rangers on Saturday night. The outfielder fouled a pitch from Mike Minor into the dirt, the ball deflecting off his foot and hitting the bill of his helmet and his eye. A trainer applie...
05:52 2019-06-16

Rookie Sacramento police officer killed in domestic disturbance A rookie police officer in California's capital city has died after she was shot at the scene of a domestic dispute, spurring a standoff and exchange of gunfire with the suspect, who surrendered early on Thursday, police said....
03:26 2019-06-21

Baez HR, Cubs win 5-3; Alonso sets Mets mark for rookie HRs Javier Baez hit the 100th homer of his career, a three-run drive in the eighth inning as the Chicago Cubs overcame another home run by Pete Alonso to beat the New York Mets 5-3       ...
00:00 2019-06-24

Angry Lakers rookie rips off Mitchell Robinson’s headband One Laker was so frustrated during a lopsided loss to the Knicks on Wednesday that he ripped off Mitchell Robinson’s headband and threw it at the towering center. The odd sequence of events — in the third quarter of the Knicks 117-96 first Summer League win — earned Nick Perkins an...
11:26 2019-07-11

'He had won this battle': Hundreds say goodbye to Luis Alvarez, 9/11 first responder Police officers, firefighters, EMTs and regular New Yorkers gathered to say goodbye Wednesday to 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez.        ...
20:52 2019-07-03

Brewers' Christian Yelich confirms he will participate in Home Run Derby at All-Star Game Milwaukee Brewers star Christian Yelich confirmed Saturday night that he has agreed to participate in the All-Star Home Run Derby.       ...
15:26 2019-06-30

Milwaukee Brewers' Jeremy Jeffress narrowly dodges line drive heading for his head Milwaukee Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress avoided nearly having his head torn off by a screaming liner back to the mound and made a fantastic catch during Monday’s game against the Minnesota Twins....
18:00 2019-05-28

'We can thank God it was Luis Alvarez': Hundreds say goodbye to 9/11 first responder Police commissioner James O'Neill honored the heroic 9/11 first responder Luis Alvarez in a touching eulogy.        ...
20:52 2019-07-03

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers with 3-1 win DETROIT (AP) — Joey Gallo hit two solo homers and Ariel Jurado threw seven shutout innings and the Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of Detroit with a 3-1 win over the Tigers on Thursday. Texas has won five straight games, matching a season high. Gallo led off the second inning by driving S...
22:39 2019-06-27

Gallo homers twice as Rangers sweep Tigers Joey Gallo blasted a pair of solo homers, and the visiting Texas Rangers completed a three-game sweep of the Detroit Tigers with a 3-1 triumph on Thursday....
05:13 2019-06-28

Kepler homers in five straight at-bats vs. Bauer Max Kepler connected for home runs his first two times up Saturday night against Trevor Bauer, giving the Minnesota outfielder five homers in his past five at-bats against the Cleveland right-hander....
07:52 2019-07-14

D’Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers DETROIT (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Thursday. D’Arnaud missed all but four games in 2018 due to Tommy John surgery. His only homer last year came March 31. On Thur...
23:13 2019-06-06

Machado homers to back Lucchesi in Padres’ 2-0 win SAN DIEGO (AP) — Manny Machado homered and doubled a few hours after appealing a one-game suspension handed down by MLB, and left-hander Joey Lucchesi threw seven brilliant innings in a combined four-hitter to lead the San Diego Padres over the Milwaukee Brewers 2-0 Monday night. Machado was suspend...
10:13 2019-06-18

Diamondbacks hit 3 homers in row to open game vs Phillies PHILADELPHIA (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks got to play an early round of Home Run Derby in Philly. The Diamondbacks hit three straight home runs to open the game against Philadelphia Phillies pitcher Jerad Eickhoff on Monday night. Jarrod Dyson hit the first pitch of the game to right field for hi...
03:26 2019-06-11

Watch: Nationals hit four straight homers in win over Padres The Washington Nationals hit four consecutive home runs for the second time in three years in Sunday's 5-2 victory over the San Diego Padres at Petco Park....
19:52 2019-06-10

MLB roundup: Pirates' Bell hits three homers All-Star Josh Bell homered three times and drove in seven runs as the Pittsburgh Pirates pounded out 23 hits Monday and pummeled the visiting Chicago Cubs 18-5....
09:13 2019-07-02

Max Kepler hits 3 homers for Twins vs Indians CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler has homered three times against the Cleveland Indians. Kepler, who entered Thursday night’s game in an 0-for-21 slump, connected in the first, third and seventh innings off Indians starter Trevor Bauer. Kepler walked in the fifth. Only 18 players in major league his...
07:00 2019-06-07

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels’ 12-3 win over Seattle ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Shohei Ohtani homered and singled in his first three major league at-bats against countryman Yusei Kikuchi, leading the Los Angeles Angels to a 12-3 victory over the Seattle Mariners on Saturday night. Ohtani’s fourth-inning homer was the Angels’ third consecutive ...
10:26 2019-06-09

Olson homers twice, leads Athletics over Angels 7-2 ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Matt Olson hit two home runs, Mike Fiers remained unbeaten in his last 10 starts and the Oakland Athletics defeated the Los Angeles Angels 7-2 Friday night. It is Olson’s first multihomer game this season and the fifth of his career. He had Oakland’s first hit with...
07:52 2019-06-29

Nationals hit 4 straight homers in 8th to stun Padres 5-2 SAN DIEGO (AP) — Howie Kendrick, Trea Turner, Adam Eaton and Anthony Rendon hit consecutive home runs off Craig Stammen with one out in the eighth inning and Stephen Strasburg beat his hometown team again as the Washington Nationals defeated the San Diego Padres 5-2 Sunday. The Nationals became the ...
03:00 2019-06-10

Twins tie team record with 8 homers in 16-7 win over Angels The Minnesota Twins tied a franchise record with eight home runs _ including two apiece by Miguel Sano and Jonathan Schoop _ in a 16-7 victory over the Los Angeles Angels on Thursday        ...
02:39 2019-05-24

Lindor hits 2 of Cleveland’s 4 homers in 5-2 win over Twins CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor hit two of Cleveland’s four home runs and the Indians defeated the Minnesota Twins 5-2 on Tuesday night. Lindor hit a solo home run in the third and broke a 1-all tie with a two-run homer in the fifth. Roberto Perez and Jake Bauers added back-to-back homers in...
06:26 2019-06-05

Marte homers, Diamondbacks sweep Giants SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — The Arizona Diamondbacks’ feel-good weekend ended on a sour note with injury concerns over starting pitcher Luke Weaver. Ketel Marte homered for the third time in three games, Eduardo Escobar had three hits, and the Arizona Diamondbacks tied a franchise record for scoring ...
04:39 2019-05-27

Padres hit 3 homers to back Lucchesi in 5-2 win vs Marlins Reyes, Renfroe and Kinsler homer, and left-hander Lucchesi combines with 2 relievers on 2-hitter to lead Padres to 5-2 victory against Marlins        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Odorizzi, two more homers give Twins 7-0 win over White Sox Jake Odorizzi allowed one hit in 5 1/3 scoreless innings, and Eddie Rosario and Max Kepler each hit three-run homers as the Minnesota Twins completed a sweep of the Chicago White Sox with a 7-0 win on Sunday afternoon.        ...
01:13 2019-05-27

Morgensen homers twice, powers FAU past Mercer 10-6 ATHENS, Ga. (AP) — Bobby Morgensen homered twice and drove in five runs, powering Florida Atlantic to a 10-6 win over Mercer on Saturday in an NCAA Tournament elimination game. The Owls (41-20) had two big innings and face either the Georgia-Florida State loser Sunday. They scored four runs in the f...
01:26 2019-06-02

Kreidler homers twice to lead UCLA to 11-6 win over Baylor LOS ANGELES (AP) — Ryan Kreidler drove in three runs and hit one of UCLA’s four home runs as the Bruins eliminated Baylor 11-6 on Sunday in an elimination game at the Los Angeles Regional. Kreidler’s two-run homer in the sixth gave UCLA a three-run lead, which it was able to expand. Jake...
02:13 2019-06-03

MLB roundup: Reds' Dietrich hits three homers Derek Dietrich had a career-high three home runs and drove in six to lead the Cincinnati Reds to an 11-6 win against the visiting Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Dietrich blasted two-run homers in the fourth, fifth and seventh innings....
11:39 2019-05-29

Watch: Astros' Michael Brantley records RBI double in return to Cleveland Houston Astros All-Star outfielder Michael Brantley received multiple standing ovations and hit an RBI double in Tuesday's MLB All-Star Game, his first game back in Cleveland since leaving the Indians last offseason....
15:52 2019-07-10

Astros' Jake Marisnick suspended two games for collision with Jonathan Lucroy MLB suspended Houston Astros outfielder Jake Marisnick for two games Thursday after his violent collision at home plate with Los Angeles Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy....
08:39 2019-07-12

The 2-Year-Old Who Was Hit By A Foul Ball At An Astros Game Suffered A Skull Fracture On May 29, a two-year-old girl was struck by a foul ball during a game between the Cubs and Astros in Houston. In the first update about the child’s condition since then, an attorney representing her family revealed today that she suffered a fractured skull when she was struck by the ball....
19:13 2019-06-27

Jaguars rookie Josh Allen out with bruised knee, signs deal JACKSONVILLE, Fla. (AP) — Jacksonville Jaguars rookie defensive end Josh Allen sat out practice Thursday after bruising his right knee during the team’s first practice of organized team activities. Coach Doug Marrone made the announcement two days after Allen got hurt and said there’s &#...
21:26 2019-05-23

Pete Alonso crushes Mets’ rookie home run record in style Another record down for Pete Alonso. And there are plenty left to be shattered. The Amazin’ first baseman launched his 27th home run of the season to center field in the fourth inning of Sunday’s game against the Chicago Cubs. The 454 ft. solo shot, of off Cole Hamels, broke the teamR...
23:26 2019-06-23

San Diego Padres send rookie right-hander Chris Paddack to Class A Despite a strong start, Chris Paddack has been optioned to Class A, where he'll have a reduced workload before rejoining the Padres rotation.       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Alonso hits 27th HR, passes Strawberry for Mets rookie mark CHICAGO (AP) — Pete Alonso has hit his 27th home run, passing Darryl Strawberry for the New York Mets rookie record in just his 77th game. Alonso hit a solo drive against Chicago Cubs starter Cole Hamels in the fourth inning at Wrigley Field on Sunday. The 24-year-old slugger entered the day second ...
23:13 2019-06-23

Four reasons No. 1 NBA draft pick Zion Williamson won't win Rookie of the Year The New Orleans Pelicans have said they are building their team around Zion Williamson, but that comes with added pressure to perform.       ...
16:13 2019-06-21

Mets’ Pete Alonso has shot at bunch of rookie homer records CHICAGO — Pete Alonso is moving fast toward multiple rookie records. By blasting his 26th homer in Saturday’s first inning, the Mets first baseman tied Darryl Strawberry’s franchise rookie record for homers in a season. Alonso also broke Cody Bellinger’s NL rookie record for homers before the All-St...
17:52 2019-06-23

‘A dream come true:’ Mets rookie Chris Mazza thrives in MLB debut Chris Mazza waited for the rain to stop. Then, his decades-long wait would be over. Replacing starter Steven Matz after a 70-minute rain delay at Citi Field, Mazza made a strong major league debut in a 5-4 loss to the Braves, as the 29-year-old threw four innings, and was in line for Saturday’s win,...
06:26 2019-06-30

Minnesota Vikings rookie to serve military commitment while playing his first two seasons Austin Cutting will get to serve his country and still play on Sundays. The 22-year-old will be used in a recruiting role for the Air Force.       ...
06:39 2019-07-22

Rookie Thaiss' 8th-inning HR sends Angels past Mariners, 6-3 Rookie Matt Thaiss hit a tiebreaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, and the Angels completed a three-game sweep of the Seattle Mariners with a 6-3 victory       ...
03:52 2019-07-15

RJ Barrett’s first Rookie of the Year hurdle: Summer League battle with Zion Two days after the NBA Draft, RJ Barrett was in Santa Monica presenting the Rookie of the Year Award at the league’s awards banquet. “The NBA Awards was great,’’ Barrett said. “Hopefully I’ll win the award next year. It was good to experience that.” The Knicks’ new 6-foot-7 swingman sniper was...
22:00 2019-07-02

Giants rookie Corey Ballentine participates in OTA practice one month after being shot Giants sixth-round pick and former Division II Washburn star Corey Ballentine took part in team drills Tuesday, one month after being shot.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

Father of Celtics rookie Tremont Waters found dead in motel Police in Connecticut say the father of Boston Celtics rookie Tremont Waters was found dead in a motel room; death ruled a suicide.       ...
19:13 2019-07-13

Hosmer homers, Padres go deep into ‘pen to hold off Yanks NEW YORK (AP) — Eric Hosmer hit a three-run homer during a big first inning against Masahiro Tanaka, and San Diego manager Andy Green burned through his bullpen to help the Padres hold off the New York Yankees 5-4 on a soggy Tuesday night. New York tried to rally in the rain, getting three runs in t...
06:00 2019-05-29

Cano homers in 2nd straight game, Mets top Marlins 6-2 Robinson Cano homered for the second consecutive game to help lead the New York Mets to a 6-2 win over the Miami Marlins.       ...
23:39 2019-07-14

Jiménez homers in 9th to power White Sox past Cubs, 3-1 CHICAGO (AP) — Eloy Jiménez hit a tiebreaking two-run homer in the ninth inning in his first game against his first major league organization, helping the Chicago White Sox beat the Chicago Cubs 3-1 on Tuesday night. The 22-year-old Jiménez was a top prospect for the Cubs before he headlined a rare ...
06:26 2019-06-19

Morton remains unbeaten, Lowe homers as Rays top A’s 6-2 ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Charlie Morton remained unbeaten with Tampa Bay, pitching seven shutout innings en route to a 6-2 victory over the Oakland Athletics on Monday night. Brandon Lowe homered for the third time in two days, snapping a scoreless tie in the sixth inning and helping the Rays tak...
06:52 2019-06-11

Ohtani homers off Kikuchi in Angels' 12-3 win over Seattle Shohei Ohtani homered and singled off Yusei Kikuchi in the Los Angeles Angels' 12-3 win over the Seattle Mariners       ...
08:01 2019-06-09

Acuña homers off Ureña, flings bat during showy trot MIAMI (AP) — Ronald Acuña Jr. hit a score-settling homer off Jose Ureña and celebrated by tossing his bat over his shoulder, and the Atlanta Braves rode starter Mike Soroka to a 7-1 win over the Miami Marlins on Friday night. Ureña was suspended for six games for intentionally hitting Acuña on the a...
11:39 2019-06-08

Bellinger homers, nails 2 runners as Dodgers top Mets 9-5 Cody Bellinger hit his 19th homer and threw out two runners from right field, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 9-5 victory over the New York Mets        ...
07:39 2019-05-28

Murphy homers, benches clear, Rockies top Mets 5-1 NEW YORK (AP) — Ian Desmond got plunked square in the back by a pitch from New York Mets rookie Drew Gagnon immediately after two colossal Colorado homers, leading to a bench-clearing scrum late in the Rockies’ 5-1 victory Friday night. The bullpens emptied and players from both sides milled c...
11:39 2019-06-08

Max Kepler blasts three homers as Twins avoid sweep CLEVELAND — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21 at-b...
07:13 2019-06-07

D'Arnaud homers twice, leads Rays to 6-1 win over Tigers Travis d'Arnaud homered for the first time in over 14 months, going deep twice for the Tampa Bay Rays in a 6-1 victory over the Detroit Tigers        ...
23:39 2019-06-06

Mazara homers twice as Lynn, Rangers edge White Sox 6-5 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Nomar Mazara hit two home runs, Lance Lynn shook off a four-run first inning and retired 17 of the last 18 batters he faced, and the Texas Rangers beat the Chicago White Sox 6-5 on Saturday night. Run-scoring singles by Texas’ Shin-Soo Choo and Delino DeShields wiped ou...
08:00 2019-06-23

Mets’ Amed Rosario hitting more homers because of one tweak Amed Rosario is well ahead of schedule. Breaking open Wednesday’s 7-0 win over the Giants with a three-run homer, the Mets shortstop hit his seventh home run of the season. Last year, Rosario didn’t hit his seventh home run until Aug. 25 (122nd game). “We know he’s got very good power. It’s starting...
11:39 2019-06-06

Nelson Cruz homers has 3 RBIs as Twins rout M’s 10-5 MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered and had three RBIs and utility infielder Ehire Adrianza’s hustle keyed a six-run sixth and the Minnesota Twins topped the Seattle Mariners 10-5 on Thursday. Cruz, who played for the Mariners from 2015-18 before joining Minnesota as a free agent, homered i...
23:39 2019-06-13

Suarez homers early, Reds hold on for 8-6 win over Cubs CINCINNATI (AP) — Eugenio Suarez ended his slump with Cincinnati’s longest homer of the season, Anthony DeSclafani pitched six scoreless innings and the Reds held off the Chicago Cubs 8-6 Sunday. Phillip Ervin and Nick Senzel drove in two runs each, and Raisel Iglesias escaped with a six-out s...
23:13 2019-06-30

Miami pounds 6 homers, beats Central Michigan 18-3 STARKVILLE, Miss. (AP) — Miami’s offense pounded 18 hits, including six homers, to beat Central Michigan 18-3 on Sunday in an elimination game of the Starkville regional in the NCAA Tournament. Miami (41-19) advances to play Mississippi State for the regional championship. The Hurricanes will ...
02:13 2019-06-03

Swanson homers in 8th, Braves rally past Nationals 13-9 WASHINGTON (AP) — Dansby Swanson hit a tie-breaking three-run homer in the eighth inning, Freddie Freeman drove in five runs and the Atlanta Braves rallied from a four-run deficit against Washington’s beleaguered bullpen and beat the Nationals 13-9 on Saturday night. Atlanta has won 12 of its ...
08:00 2019-06-23

Eduardo Nunez’s clutch pinch-hit homers propels Red Sox KANSAS CITY, Mo. — Alex Cora kept watching the Red Sox hammer pitches right at the Kansas City Royals during the first few innings Tuesday night, and the Boston skipper was confident that eventually some of them would find their way through. Former Yankee Eduardo Núñez finally solved the problem by ...
07:00 2019-06-05

Trout homers, Angels rally for 6 in 7th to edge Rangers 7-6 ANAHEIM (AP) — Mike Trout and Kole Calhoun scored on wild pitches in a six-run seventh inning Sunday that gave the Los Angeles Angels a 7-6 comeback win over the Texas Rangers. Trout hit a solo homer in the first off Ariel Jurado to give the Angels an early lead. It was Trout’s 12th home run o...
04:39 2019-05-27

Renfroe hits 3 homers, Padres rally to stun Rox 16-12 in 12 DENVER (AP) — Hunter Renfroe hit his third homer of the game in the 12th inning after Fernando Tatis Jr. tied it as part of a six-run rally in the ninth and the San Diego Padres stunned the Colorado Rockies 16-12 on Friday night. Tatis led off the 12th with a triple to deep center and scored on pinc...
15:00 2019-06-15

Major League batters crush record with 1,135 homers in May MLB batters hit 1,135 home runs in May, topping the all time previous record of 1,119 set in August 2017, according to the Elias Sports Bureau. Toronto rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr, the son of MLB hall of famer Vladimir Guerrero hit HR No. 1,120 for the month on Friday night....
01:01 2019-06-02

Gyorko homers as Cardinals rally past Braves 6-3 ST. LOUIS (AP) — Pinch hitter Jedd Gyorko connected for a three-run homer during St. Louis’ four-run eighth inning, helping the Cardinals top the Atlanta Braves 6-3 on Saturday night. Paul Goldschmidt and Matt Carpenter each had three hits as St. Louis improved to 7-15 in May. The Cardinals (2...
09:26 2019-05-26

Watch: Astros' Tony Kemp makes diving, flipping catch vs. Pirates The Houston Astros were on the wrong end of a 10-0 loss to the Pittsburgh Pirates, but Tony Kemp provided one of the highlights of the game by making a diving and flipping catch during the setback....
15:39 2019-06-28

LEADING OFF: Marlins' Gallen makes debut, Astros meet Yanks LEADING OFF: Gallen makes MLB debut for Marlins vs former club, Astros-Yanks meet in matchup of division leaders       ...
10:13 2019-06-20

Pujols' 3 hits, 3 RBIs power streaking Halos past Astros 9-6 Albert Pujols got three hits and drove in three runs, and the Angels remained unbeaten since the All-Star break with a 9-6 victory over the AL West-leading Houston Astros       ...
12:52 2019-07-16

Rookie Nick Bosa, DB Jimmie Ward out for 49ers' off-season program after OTA injuries Rookie Nick Bosa and veteran defensive back Jimmie Ward will miss the remainder of the San Francisco 49ers' off-season program after sustaining injuries during OTAs....
19:00 2019-05-24

Watch: Spurs rookie Keldon Johnson scores 29 in Summer League victory San Antonio Spurs rookie guard Keldon Johnson showed why he was selected in the first round of last month's NBA Draft, scoring 29 points in a Summer League victory over the Memphis Grizzlies....
19:00 2019-07-03

Cleveland Indians rookie Zach Plesac says he received letter from Boston Red Sox vet after debut Cleveland Indians pitcher Zach Plesac made his major league debut Tuesday against the Boston Red Sox and after the game received a surprise from a player on the opposing team....
18:26 2019-05-31

Kansas man charged in wounding of Giants rookie Corey Ballentine, killing friend An 18-year-old Kansas man has been charged in an April 28 shooting that wounded New York Giants rookie cornerback Corey Ballentine and killed his college teammate, Dwane Simmons....
19:13 2019-07-13

Mets rookie Pete Alonso wins $1m in one night after victory in Home Run Derby Prize dwarfs player’s 2019 salary from Mets of $555,000First baseman will give 10% of prize money to charityVlad Guerrero Jr hits 91 HRs over three rounds but loses finalMets rookie Pete Alonso has a million-dollar swing. New York’s newest slugger outlasted a worn-down Vladimir Guerrero Jr in the fi...
14:13 2019-07-09

Giants rookie QB Daniel Jones stays poised as heat of spotlight intensifies Giants rookie Daniel Jones has gotten the most out of his first month in the NFL and he seems ready for more with offseason program winding down.       ...
18:52 2019-06-11

Rookie goalie Jordan Binnington makes history in St. Louis Blues' Game 6 win St. Louis rookie goalie Jordan Binnington achieved another historic milestone as the Blues defeated the San Jose Sharks in Game 6 of the Western Conference finals....
22:39 2019-05-22

BTCC rookie Smith barred from Croft session for breaking test rules British Touring Car Championship newcomer Rob Smith was barred from taking part in the opening practice session at Croft as the MG6 racer was found to have broken testing rules...
14:26 2019-06-15

Summer vacation is amateur hour in the travel industry; here are 6 rookie errors to avoid Look before you book, read the fine print, pack the right attitude and more tips for avoiding rookie travel mistakes during summer travel season.       ...
15:13 2019-07-12

New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson gets jail time for sexual battery New Orleans Saints rookie Carl Granderson was sentenced Thursday to six months in jail after he pleaded no contest to sexual battery and unlawful contact charges....
20:13 2019-07-12

Browns rookie QB David Blough issues $250 challenge after comically low Madden rating Celveland Browns quarterback David Blough holds a 48 rating in the upcoming Madden NFL 20, the lowest of the 16 rookie quarterbacks in the video game.       ...
22:00 2019-07-03

Watch: Toronto Blue Jays rookie Cavan Biggio records first MLB hit, home run Toronto Blue Jays rookie second baseman Cavan Biggio smacked his first major league hit and home run on Sunday with his Hall of Fame father, Craig Biggio, in attendance....
21:52 2019-05-26

Dodgers make MLB history as rookie lifts team with walk-off homer for third night in a row The Dodgers' Matt Beaty, Alex Verdugo and Will Smith became the first set of rookie teammates to hit back-to-back-to-back walk-off homers.       ...
04:26 2019-06-24

Arizona Diamondbacks lose to Cardinals 5-2; Goldschmidt homers for Cards SAINT LOUIS (AP) – Adam Wainwright made the most of a couple of extra days of rest. Paul Goldschmidt homered, Wainwright pitched seven scoreless innings, and the St. Louis Cardinals held on to beat the Arizona Diamondbacks 5-2 on Sunday. The Arizona Diamondbacks lost against the Saint Louis C...
06:39 2019-07-15

Trevor Story homers twice, Rockies rout Blue Jays 13-6 Trevor Story hit a pair of two-run homers as part of a career-high seven-RBI night and the Colorado Rockies beat the slumping Toronto Blue Jays 13-6 for their sixth straight win        ...
08:00 2019-06-01

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2 Cody Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night       ...
07:00 2019-07-16

Castillo solid, Puig homers to lead Reds over Cardinals ST. LOUIS (AP) — Luis Castillo pitched one-run ball over six innings, Yasiel Puig homered and the Cincinnati Reds beat the St. Louis Cardinals 4-1 Tuesday night following a rain delay of 1 hour, 20 minutes. The loss snapped the Cardinals’ four-game winning streak after sweeping the Chicago Cub...
07:39 2019-06-05

Cruz homers in 4th straight game, Twins trounce Tigers 12-2 DETROIT (AP) — Nelson Cruz homered for the fourth straight game and the Minnesota Twins connected four times in all Sunday to rout the Detroit Tigers 12-2. Miguel Sano, Byron Buxton and Eddie Rosario also connected for the Twins. Minnesota hit eight homers while winning two of three in Detroit. The ...
23:26 2019-06-09

Yankees slugger Stanton homers twice in Class A rehab game New York Yankees slugger Giancarlo Stanton homered twice in a minor league rehab game with Class A Tampa on Wednesday night       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Goodrum’s 2 homers, 5 hits lead Tigers past Braves 8-2 ATLANTA (AP) — Niko Goodrum homered twice and had a career-high five hits, Nicholas Castellanos and Grayson Greiner also went deep, and the Detroit Tigers romped to an 8-2 victory over the Atlanta Braves on Friday night. Spencer Turnbull pitched into the seventh inning, allowing just five hits and o...
05:13 2019-06-01

Lester homers, drives in 3, pitches Cubs past Pirates 10-4 Jon Lester homered, tied a career high with three RBIs and pitched effectively into the seventh inning to lead the Chicago Cubs past the Pittsburgh Pirates 10-4       ...
01:26 2019-07-14

Blackmon homers, Gray pitches Rockies past Dodgers 5-3 DENVER (AP) — Jon Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and Charlie Blackmon homered to lead the Colorado Rockies past the Los Angeles Dodgers 5-3 on Saturday night. Gray (9-5) allowed three runs, two earned, and struck out eight over 6 2/3 innings to give Colorado’s tired bullpen s...
05:39 2019-06-30

Soler, Mondesi homers lead Royals past Rangers 4-2 ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Jorge Soler and Adalberto Mondesi homered and Jakob Junis allowed two runs in six innings as the Kansas City Royals snapped a three-game losing streak with a 4-2 win over Texas Rangers on Thursday night. Junis (4-5) allowed four hits, including homers by Shin-Soo Choo and Nom...
08:52 2019-05-31

Indiana hits 3 homers, tops Illinois-Chicago 9-5 in NCAA LOUISVILLE, Ky. (AP) — Matt Lloyd hit a three-run homer in the sixth inning, Cole Barr and Drew Ashley each added solo homers and Indiana avoided elimination from the NCAA Louisville Regional with a 9-5 victory over Illinois-Chicago on Saturday. A day after striking out 18 times in an 8-7 loss to Il...
21:39 2019-06-01

Shohei Ohtani homers off Yusei Kikuchi to propel Angels ANAHEIM, Calif. — Shohei Ohtani and Yusei Kikuchi sensed the excitement around Angel Stadium each time they dug in against each other. The Japanese stars also realized millions of eyes were on them from across the Pacific as they faced each other in the major leagues for the first time. When Ohtani&...
11:26 2019-06-09

Foul Ball Appears To Injure Young Child At Cubs-Astros Game [Update] During the fourth inning of tonight’s Cubs-Astros game, Chicago outfielder Albert Almora Jr. hit a foul ball into the seats on the third base side of the Houston ballpark. According to those present at the game, that ball hit a small child, who was quickly brought up the stairs by an adult....
09:13 2019-05-30

Albert Almora in tears after striking child with foul ball in Cubs-Astros game Outfielder’s line drive enters stands and hits girlCubs player consoled by teammates after accidentA young fan at Wednesday night’s game between the Cubs and Astros was struck by a foul ball hit by Albert Almora Jr, shaking up the Chicago center fielder.Almora hit a fourth-inning line drive into the...
06:39 2019-05-30

New York Giants rookie Daniel Jones welcomed to Yankee Stadium with resounding boos New York Giants rookie quarterback Daniel Jones has yet to step onto an NFL field and take a professional snap but he is already getting made out to be enemy No. 1 in New York City....
19:00 2019-06-18

An All-Star as a rookie, Orioles lefty John Means shines for the worst team in baseball The Orioles have the worst record in baseball, but 26-year-old rookie John Means has been one of the best pitchers in the American League.       ...
01:52 2019-07-09

Watch: Mets' Pete Alonso breaks National League rookie home run record New York Mets first baseman Pete Alonso became the first rookie in National League history to hit 26 home runs before the All-Star Break with his homer against the Cubs on Saturday....
11:26 2019-06-23

New Orleans Pelicans' other rookie sensation announces his presence with authority in Summer League game In the midst of all the fanfare about Zion Williamson, the New Orleans Pelicans acquired a rookie during the NBA Draft who proved Monday he’s more than capable of creating highlight reel material....
17:39 2019-07-10

Aaron Judge belts 2 homers as Yankees’ AL East lead grows ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. — Not every locker in the Yankees’ clubhouse housed a major contributor to the latest clutch victory, but there were enough that you needed your head on a swivel to stay connected. Along the left wall Aaron Judge stood explaining his home runs in the first and last innings. Acro...
07:39 2019-07-06

Watch: Yankees' Cameron Maybin homers in fourth consecutive game New York Yankees outfielder Cameron Maybin became the first Yankees outfielder in nearly 30 years to hit home runs in four consecutive games with his latest blast....
17:39 2019-06-19

Kepler hits 3 homers, Twins edge Indians 5-4 to avoid sweep CLEVELAND (AP) — Max Kepler homered three times and José Berríos locked up Cleveland’s lineup into the seventh inning as the Minnesota Twins avoided a sweep — and their first three-game losing streak — by beating the Indians 5-4 on Thursday night. Kepler, who entered hitless in his previous 21...
07:00 2019-06-07

Lawyer: 2-year-old hit by foul ball at Cubs-Astros game suffered skull fracture, seizure Lawyer says the 2-year-old girl hit by a foul ball at Cubs-Astros game last month in Houston suffered a fractured skull and seizure.       ...
19:26 2019-06-27

Home Run Derby 2019 as it happened: Pete Alonso outlasts Vladimir Guerrero Jr. in all-rookie final In one of the wildest Home Run Derbies of all time, Pete Alonso beat out fellow rookie Vladimir Guerrero Jr. to win the crown.       ...
07:13 2019-07-09

New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso confirms he's seen 'weird stuff' in Vegas when asked about aliens Nevada is one of the major hotspots in the U.S. for UFO sightings and New York Mets rookie Pete Alonso appeared to confirm Tuesday night he has seen some weird things in the state....
21:13 2019-06-13

MLB power rankings: Rookie slugger Austin Riley on fire as Braves dream of another NL East title Atlanta is looking like a contender since promoting top prospect Austin Riley and the NL East race is going to heat up this summer.        ...
16:52 2019-05-28

Part of the Christian Yelich trade, Marlins rookie Jordan Yamamoto inspires hope in Miami The Marlins might be headed for a second consecutive last-place finish, but at least are seeing tangible returns from trades of their former stars.       ...
13:52 2019-07-05

Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy carted off after home-plate collision with Astros' Jake Marisnick Angels catcher Jonathan Lucroy was carted off the field in the eighth inning after a collision at the plate with the Astros' Jake Marisnick.       ...
04:26 2019-07-08

Watch: Miles Mikolas gem, Tyler O'Neill homers lead Cardinals over Pirates St. Louis Cardinals pitcher Miles Mikolas allowed eight hits and threw three strikeouts on 100 pitches in a shutout performance against the Pittsburgh Pirates....
13:52 2019-07-16

Orioles catcher Severino sets franchise mark by hitting three homers against Rangers Baltimore Orioles catcher Pedro Severino made franchise history Tuesday night in the team's 12-11 victory over the Texas Rangers by hitting three home runs....
00:13 2019-06-06

Watch: Rangers' Joey Gallo homers on first pitch he sees in All-Star Game Texas Rangers center fielder Joey Gallo didn't take long to feel comfortable in his first career All-Star Game, hitting the first pitch he saw from Giants reliever Will Smith over the right-field wall for a home run....
15:52 2019-07-10

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19:13 2019-05-30

Brewers pitcher Jeremy Jeffress snags scary line drive: 'I literally thought I was gone' The right-hander is certain to make all the highlight shows as he somehow gloves a line drive right back at his face in the fifth inning Monday.        ...
21:39 2019-05-28

No sweat for Montez Sweat: Washington rookie pushes on after tumultuous NFL draft Montez Sweat was believed to have a heart condition, but a subsequent report indicated otherwise. The rookie isn't getting caught up in the drama.        ...
13:52 2019-05-30

British Open: Kyle Stanley unapologetic about 'Fore' incident with rookie Kyle Stanley refused to show remorse for failing to shout 'Fore' during the second round of the British Open. "To me it's kind of a non-issue."       ...
23:00 2019-07-20

Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre calls out Kyle Stanley for not yelling 'Fore' at British Open Scottish rookie Robert MacIntyre wasn't happy with playing partner Kyle Stanley after Stanley hit two spectators with errant shots.       ...
15:13 2019-07-20

Rangers' Hunter Pence gets one of the easiest inside-the-park homers you'll ever see Texas Rangers slugger Hunter Pence takes advantage of a bizarrely inactive Boston Red Sox outfield for his first career inside-the-park home run.       ...
06:26 2019-06-12

Orioles announcer Gary Thorne wasn't happy after Yankees' Gleyber Torres hit more homers New York Yankees shortstop Gleyber Torres' home run binge against the Baltimore Orioles made team announcer Gary Thorne quite unhappy.        ...
04:52 2019-05-23

20 years after deadly crane crash at Brewers' Miller Park, it's still 'an emotional roller coaster' In the two decades since the Big Blue crane collapse at Miller Park, construction sites have become safer for workers.       ...
20:39 2019-07-15

20 years after deadly crane crane at Brewers' Miller Park, it's still 'an emotional roller coaster' In the two decades since the Big Blue crane collapse at Miller Park, construction sites have become safer for workers.       ...
20:00 2019-07-15

Mariners 10, Yankees 1: A Rookie Mariners Pitcher Stifles the Yankees Manager Aaron Boone said he would look into images that TV cameras captured of a dark substance smudged under the brim of the cap worn by Mariners starter Yusei Kikuchi....
15:39 2019-05-21

This Isn't The Best Germany Ever, But They Can Still Beat Anyone For a normal national team, Germany’s recent run of relative success would be cause for celebration: quarterfinalists at both the 2017 Euros and 2011 World Cup, with a semifinals appearance at the 2015 World Cup and a 2013 Euro title. Oh, plus Olympic gold in 2016. For Die Nationalelf, though, this ...
23:13 2019-06-05

Crossing Over to the N.B.A. Beat For Sopan Deb, a onetime politics reporter, getting a job to write about basketball — something he’s followed passionately since he was 6 — feels like discovering a Golden Ticket....
23:26 2019-06-10

The last man to beat Mike Tyson The conqueror of Mike Tyson tells Thomas Hauser he knows exactly how Andy Ruiz is feeling The post The last man to beat Mike Tyson appeared first on Boxing News....
21:39 2019-06-18

Mystics beat Sky 103-85 for 2nd win in new arena WASHINGTON (AP) — Kristi Tolliver had 19 points, six assists and four steals, Elena Delle Donne added 12 points and seven rebounds, and the Washington Mystics beat the Chicago Sky 103-85 on Wednesday night. Washington led 27-25 at the end of the first quarter before using a 24-8 spurt, including a 9...
04:39 2019-06-06

Jones, Sun beat Lynx 85-81 for fifth win in a row MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Jonquel Jones had 16 points and 12 rebounds, Shekinna Stricklen and Alyssa Thomas also scored 16 points apiece and the Connecticut Sun pulled away in the fourth quarter to beat the Minnesota Lynx 85-81 on Friday night for their fifth consecutive victory. Jones had her fifth double...
05:13 2019-06-15

U.S. beat Panama to set up Curacao tie in last eight Jozy Altidore scored a memorable second half goal to help the United States to a 1-0 win over Panama on Wednesday and set them up for a quarter-final match against Curacao....
19:00 2019-06-27

Bad Democrat Reportedly Got So Mad He Tried to Beat Up a Car A few weeks ago, the Intercept reported on shitty Democrat Rep. Josh Gottheimer, and his ineffectual bids to derail Nancy Pelosi’s speakership and the Democrats’ vote to end U.S. support for the war in Yemen. The story painted a picture of a congressman both very bad and very incompetent—except at f...
22:26 2019-05-22

IBM shares jump on earnings beat IBM's year-over-year revenue has now declined for four quarters in a row. Impact from Red Hat is not yet factored into the company's guidance....
22:39 2019-07-17

Buehler’s 16 Ks, Beaty’s HR help Dodgers beat Rox 4-2 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Walker Buehler struck out a career-high 16 in his first complete game and the Los Angeles Dodgers rallied on Matt Beaty’s two-run homer in the bottom of the ninth to beat the Colorado Rockies 4-2 Friday night. With two outs, Max Muncy walked and Beaty followed with a shot to...
08:26 2019-06-22

I'm English – but I want USA to beat the Lionesses in the World Cup For all its travails, the United States of America was built for its people. The same cannot be said for the land where I was bornI am an Englishman, Leeds born – Leeds, that damned city – and go at things as I have taught myself, freestyle, and will make the record in my own way: first to knock, fi...
21:00 2019-07-01

Storm beat Lynx 84-77 despite 20 turnovers EVERETT, Wash. (AP) — Jewell Loyd scored 19 points, Jordin Canada had a career-high 17 points and seven assists and the Seattle Storm beat the Minnesota Lynx 84-77 on Tuesday night. Alysha Clark added 16 points and Natasha Howard 12 for Seattle (3-2), which shot 59% from the field and overcame 20 tu...
06:26 2019-06-05

Warriors beat Raptors 109-104 to even NBA Finals Klay Thompson scored 25 points before leaving with a hamstring injury, Stephen Curry had 23 and the Golden State Warriors ran off the first 18 points of the second half to beat the Toronto Raptors 109-104 and tie the NBA Finals at one game apiece        ...
06:39 2019-06-03

Giants hold on in 9th to beat Padres 4-2 SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Will Smith had to work around a pair of two-out hits and a seven-pitch walk in the ninth inning to keep his perfect season intact with another save. Make it 16 for 16 for the Giants closer, who got Manuel Margot to pop up with the bases loaded for the final out of San Francisco&...
08:26 2019-06-13

Now you can ‘Beat Saber’ to Imagine Dragons The artist-specific add-on for various music and rhythm games is a time-honored tradition that we don't see enough of these days. That's why it's so comforting to see Imagine Dragons teaming up with the developers of Beat Saber to launch a 10-track c......
20:00 2019-06-10

Chapman gets to Castillo again, A’s beat Rays 4-2 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Matt Chapman once again got the upper hand in a showdown against Tampa Bay’s Diego Castillo. This time it wasn’t a walkoff home run that beat the Rays’ closer, but just a crisp hit up the middle that kept Oakland on a nice roll at home. Chapman doubled in pin...
03:26 2019-06-23

Aces use balanced scoring to beat Sky 90-82 A'ja Wilson, Liz Cambage and Kayla McBride all scored 16 points to lead a balanced offense as Las Vegas beat Chicago 90-82 in a matinee game       ...
05:26 2019-07-03

Williams scores 19, Sparks beat Sky 94-69 LOS ANGELES (AP) — Riquna Williams scored 19 points and the Los Angeles Sparks routed the Chicago Sky 94-69 on Sunday. Los Angeles went on a 17-4 run in the third quarter to lead 67-42 on Tierra Ruffin-Pratt’s 3-pointer with 3:25 left in the period. Chicago closed the deficit to 80-65, but the...
02:00 2019-07-01

New Yorkers get creative to beat 110° temperatures What the F°? If New Yorkers ran out of polite words to describe how hot it got on Saturday, they’re gonna be speechless on Sunday. On the hottest day since 2011, official temperatures Saturday reached a record-matching 96 degrees at Kennedy airport. But the “heat index” — which combines temper...
06:39 2019-07-21

Diamondbacks hit 4 HRs off Strasburg, beat Nationals 10-3 WASHINGTON (AP) — Ketel Marte hit two of Arizona’s four solo homers off Stephen Strasburg and the Diamondbacks beat the Washington Nationals 10-3 on Saturday. Marte homered on the first pitch of the game and added his 19th homer of the season leading off the fourth inning as Arizona took the f...
05:52 2019-06-16

Perfect U.S. beat Sweden 2-0 to top Group F Holders the United States beat Sweden 2-0 on Thursday to maintain their perfect women's World Cup record and top Group F, setting up a last-16 clash with Spain....
04:13 2019-06-21

Rangers rally to beat Red Sox 4-3 in 11 innings BOSTON (AP) — Danny Santana doubled to lead off the 11th inning for his fourth hit of the game and scored on Elvis Andrus’ single to give the Texas Rangers a 4-3 victory over the Red Sox on Monday, a night the city of Boston’s concerns were focused on ex-slugger David Ortiz. Near the end...
06:52 2019-06-11

Ryu dominates again, Dodgers beat Diamondbacks 9-0 PHOENIX (AP) — Hyun-Jin Ryu allowed three hits in seven scoreless innings, Cody Bellinger hit a two-run triple after a rare day off and the Los Angeles Dodgers stretched their winning streak to seven games with a 9-0 rout over the Arizona Diamondbacks on Tuesday night. Ryu (9-1) needed 25 pitches to...
07:39 2019-06-05

Most animals can’t keep a beat despite what Darwin believed Humans turn out to have the strongest sense of rhythm of all animals, says a new book, which makes strong evolutionary connections between music and language...
18:00 2019-05-21

White Sox go small to beat Rangers 5-4 in 10 after 2 big HRs ARLINGTON, Texas (AP) — Eloy Jiménez scored on a sacrifice squeeze bunt by Yolmer Sánchez in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat the Texas Rangers 5-4 on Friday night in a game that included two impressive home runs. Zack Collins, the 10th overall pick by the White Sox in the 2016 draft, ...
08:26 2019-06-22

Facebook and CMU's poker AI beat five pros at once Facebook and Carnegie Mellon University have built another artificial intelligence bot that beat some top poker pros. While AI bots have been to best professional players in one-on-one competition, Facebook claims it's the first time a bot has been a......
22:13 2019-07-11

Why Lip Oils Beat Lipstick Every Time We love these products, and we hope you do too. E! has affiliate relationships, so we may get a small share of the revenue from your purchases. Items are sold by the retailer, not......
14:00 2019-06-03

UFC’s Thiago Santos nearly beat Jon Jones on one leg Thiago Santos fought Jon Jones on one leg for the light heavyweight title. Santos’ manager Alex Davis told ESPN that Santos tore the ACL, MCL, PCL and meniscus in his left knee Saturday during the UFC 239 main event in Las Vegas. On top of that, Santos partially tore a ligament in his right knee.......
03:39 2019-07-10

The best Las Vegas pools to beat the heat How you keep your cool at the gambling tables in Las Vegas? By taking a dip in one of city's glorious pools. Read on for the best ones to beat the desert heat....
21:39 2019-07-10

Sony's 61-MP A7R IV Looks Like the New Mirrorless Champ to Beat It’s been a wild past year for the camera industry. After years spent focusing on DSLRs or smaller-sensor mirroless cameras, Canon, Nikon, and Panasonic have finally all entered the full-frame mirrorless market with their EOS R, Nikon Z, and Lumix S1 camera lines. However, despite all these new chal...
21:52 2019-07-16

Do Not Drive A Honda Beat, Because It Will Ruin You Listen: this is very important. Do not drive a Honda Beat, ever, because it will ruin you for other cars and you will then have to buy one....
01:26 2019-06-08

An insider’s guide to how England can beat USA Most teams want to play an attractive style that everyone likes, but the US knows how to defend against teams that play like that. Phil Neville must go direct and England can winEngland can beat the USA. As much as I hate to say it, my advice to Phil Neville would be to go direct. Most teams want to...
03:13 2019-06-30

When the best of Serie A beat a Football League all-star XI Marco van Basten, Careca and Diego Simeone scored for Serie A as they defeated the Football League in January 1991By Tom Collomosse for The Blizzard Attempting to collect a square pass, Glenn Hysén allows the ball to slip momentarily from his control. Too late. As he turns to try to recover his mist...
14:26 2019-07-02

Indians get season-high 18 hits, beat Red Sox 14-9 BOSTON (AP) — About the only hit the Cleveland Indians didn’t get was the single Carlos Santana needed to complete the cycle. Santana homered and smacked Cleveland’s first triple of the season as the Indians pounded out a season-high 18 hits in a 14-9 win over the Boston Red Sox on Wedne...
11:26 2019-05-30

Cruz, Kepler hit 2 HRs, Twins beat White Sox 10-3 CHICAGO (AP) — Nelson Cruz and Max Kepler each hit two home runs, Miguel Sano went deep, and Michael Pineda threw six solid innings to lead the Minnesota Twins to a 10-3 victory over the Chicago White Sox on Saturday. Cruz hit a pair of two-run homers, connecting against Ivan Nova (3-7) in the first...
05:39 2019-06-30

Dickerson, bullpen help Giants beat Diamondbacks 7-4 PHOENIX (AP) — Alex Dickerson had three more RBIs, and five San Francisco relievers held the Arizona Diamondbacks scoreless for five innings in the Giants’ 7-4 win Saturday night. Dickerson, who doubled twice, now has now driven in nine runs in two games after a six-RBI night on Friday. Mike Y...
08:00 2019-06-23

The headphones that beat out Bose are back on sale again The Sony WH-1000XM3 outperformed the Bose QuietComfort 35 Series II as the best noise-canceling headphones money can buy, and right now they're discounted.       ...
23:13 2019-06-21

Gurriel Jr., Blue Jays beat Royals 6-2 Toronto Blue Jays left fielder Lourdes Gurriel Jr. smashed two of his team's four home runs in a 6-2 victory against the Kansas City Royals on Friday evening....
04:39 2019-06-29

Gray helps New York beat Dallas 69-68 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Reshanda Gray hit one of two free throws with 24.4 seconds left to lift the New York Liberty to a 69-68 victory over the Dallas Wings on Friday night. The Wings had a couple chances in the final seconds, but fell short. Arike Ogunbowale missed two shots that would have give...
04:00 2019-06-29

Minor gets 1st June win, Rangers beat Reds 4-3 CINCINNATI (AP) — Jeff Mathis had a pair of hits and drove in a run, Mike Minor pitched into the seventh inning for his first win in nearly a month, and the Texas Rangers won their second straight over the Cincinnati Reds, 4-3 on Saturday night. The Rangers took advantage of three Reds errors and fi...
05:52 2019-06-16

Actually, ‘Avengers: Endgame’ already beat ‘Avatar’ at the box office Marvel is re-releasing Avengers: Endgame with bonus content and a special poster that you can take home if you see the film in theaters this weekend, and it’s all a final push to dethrone Avatar as the highest-grossing movie of all time at the box office. Endgame already beat Avatar a few days...
21:52 2019-06-27

Dodgers rip 4 HRs, beat Phillies 6-3 in matchup of NL's best Max Muncy, Joc Pederson, Corey Seager and Enriquè Hernàndez homered, powering the Los Angeles Dodgers to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies in the opener of a series matching the National League's two best teams        ...
10:26 2019-06-01

Gray, Sparks used big third quarter to beat Mercury 85-68 PHOENIX (AP) — Chelsea Gray had 21 points and a season-high nine assists, Nneka Ogwumike scored 12 of her 16 points in the second half and the Los Angeles Sparks pulled away in the third quarter to beat the Phoenix Mercury 85-68 on Friday night. Chiney Ogwumike added 14 points — 12 after halftime — ...
15:00 2019-06-15

Chile beat Thailand but both eliminated from World Cup Chile were eliminated from the women's World Cup after missing a late penalty that would have sent them through in a 2-0 win over Thailand on Thursday....
04:13 2019-06-21

How the U.S. Beat England to Reach the World Cup Final Alyssa Naeher’s big moment came at last: a save that thoroughly validated her status as the American goalkeeper. She was mobbed by teammates who say they never doubted her....
05:39 2019-07-03

Seager, Mariners rally in 8th to beat Athletics 6-3 OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Kyle Seager hit a two-run double soon after right fielder Mark Canha appeared to lose a flyball in the sun, and the Seattle Mariners rallied in the eighth inning to beat the Oakland Athletics 6-3 on Sunday. Mallex Smith homered for the second time in three games for the last-p...
03:26 2019-06-17

Rays come out swinging to beat A’s 8-2, end long stretch OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Travis d’Arnaud drove in three runs and hit a two-run homer, Austin Meadows hit a three-run double, and the Tampa Bay Rays beat the Oakland Athletics 8-2 on Sunday for a split of the four-game series. Ryan Yarbrough (6-3) followed Tampa Bay’s opener to pitch six in...
01:39 2019-06-24

Wheeler has 28 points, 8 assists to help Fever beat Sky CHICAGO (AP) — Erica Wheeler had 28 points and eight assists, rookie Teaira McCowan added 10 points and 13 boards and the Indiana Fever beat the Chicago Sky 76-69 on Friday night. Indiana (5-5) is one victory shy of matching its victory total from last season. Candice Dupree had 14 points, 10 reboun...
08:26 2019-06-22

Surging Buckeyes beat Nebraska 3-1 for Big Ten championship OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Griffan Smith and Andrew Magno combined to hold down Nebraska’s offense, and Ohio State mustered just enough of its own to beat the Cornhuskers 3-1 in the Big Ten Tournament championship game Sunday. The seventh-seeded Buckeyes (35-25), who had to scramble to make the eight-...
04:39 2019-05-27

How 7 World Trade Center beat the odds It was the little lease that could — and now, the deal that proved to be the turning point in downtown’s commercial rebirth after 9/11 is getting a second wind. Sources said the New York Academy of Sciences and Silverstein properties will renew the academy’s lease for 40,000 square feet at Seven Wor...
08:52 2019-05-30

A’s beat Mariners 7-1 to complete sweep, keep streak going OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Brett Anderson initially looked a little lost covering first base to take a throw from shortstop Marcus Semien on the back end of a 3-6-1 double play, taking several stabs at the bag with his foot. Like most everything these days for the Oakland Athletics, it ultimately worked...
04:39 2019-05-27

Raptors take NBA Finals opener, beat Warriors 118-109 Pascal Siakam scored a playoff career-high 32 points and the Toronto Raptors won the first NBA Finals game played outside the U.S., beating the Golden State Warriors 118-109 on Thursday night....
07:00 2019-05-31

North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 North Carolina rallies in 9th to beat UNC Wilmington 7-6 in NCAA regional game that featured three-hour rain delay        ...
04:26 2019-06-01

Vandersloot scores 24 points, Sky beat Liberty 91-83 WHITE PLAINS, N.Y. (AP) — Courtney Vandersloot had 25 points, eight rebounds and six assists to help the Chicago Sky beat the New York Liberty 91-83 on Wednesday night. Cheyenne Parker and Allie Quigley each had 13 points for the Sky (5-2). They have won four straight games. The Sky led 61-56 after ...
03:26 2019-06-20

Rockies end 12-game slide to LA, beat Dodgers 13-9 DENVER (AP) — Pinch-hitter Pat Valaika and David Dahl each homered in an eight-run fifth inning, Nolan Arenado had four hits including a home run and the Colorado Rockies beat Los Angeles 13-9 on Friday night, snapping a 12-game losing streak to the Dodgers. The Rockies withstood a three-run homer b...
07:13 2019-06-29

Blue Jays rally from 6-run deficit, beat Red Sox 8-7 BOSTON (AP) — Freddy Galvis and Rowdy Tellez hit back-to-back homers to help Toronto rally from a six-run deficit, and Eric Sogard drew a four-pitch, bases-loaded walk to break an eighth-inning tie and give the Blue Jays an 8-7 victory over the Boston Red Sox on Saturday. Boston scored five times in...
03:26 2019-06-23

U.S. beat Curacao 1-0 to move into Gold Cup semis The United States reached the Gold Cup semi-finals on Sunday after Weston McKennie's first-half goal gave the defending champions a 1-0 win over Curacao in Philadelphia....
07:13 2019-07-01

Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ Callum Smith excited to finally defend his WBA super-middleweight crown The post Callum Smith: ‘I can beat anyone in the world at 168lbs’ appeared first on Boxing News....
21:52 2019-05-29

Trout has 2 HRs, 7 RBIs as Angels beat Jays 11-6 TORONTO (AP) — Mike Trout hit two home runs, including his sixth career grand slam, and had a career-best seven RBIs as the Los Angeles Angels beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Wednesday night. Justin Upton also homered for the Angels, who have won all six meetings with the Blue Jays this season an...
05:26 2019-06-20

MLB roundup: Yanks rally with 9-run inning, beat Red Sox Gary Sanchez hit a go-ahead, two-run single as part of a nine-run seventh inning as the New York Yankees rallied past the Boston Red Sox 12-8 on Sunday for a two-game sweep in Major League Baseball's first trip to London....
11:52 2019-07-01

Martin hits 2 HRs, Vanderbilt beat Louisville 3-1 in CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Austin Martin is best known as Vanderbilt’s .400 hitter. He’s starting to get a reputation for his power. Martin homered on Reid Detmers’ first pitch of the game and he went deep again in the seventh to break a tie in the Commodores’ 3-1 victory over Louisv...
03:26 2019-06-17

Louisville survives shaky 8th, 9th to beat Auburn 5-3 at CWS OMAHA, Neb. (AP) — Wins are always hard to come by for Louisville at the College World Series, and this one was no different. Two relievers had to survive anxious moments to hold Auburn to two runs over five innings before the 5-3 victory was secure Wednesday, completing a game suspended by rain one...
02:26 2019-06-20

Marlins rally from 5-run deficit to beat Phillies, 9-6 MIAMI (AP) — Neil Walker homered and drove in three runs Saturday to help the Miami Marlins rally from a five-run deficit and beat the Philadelphia Phillies for the fifth consecutive time, 9-6. The Marlins fell behind 6-1 before starting their comeback when Walker snapped an 0-for-15 skid with a two...
05:39 2019-06-30

How Djokovic held tough to beat Federer The longest men's final in Wimbledon history was settled by its first ever fifth-set tiebreak -- here's how Novak Djokovic secured his fifth crown in London....
23:39 2019-07-14

| No reason why Bafana can’t beat Nigeria - Klate Former Bafana Bafana winger Daine Klate believes that anything is possible for Stuart Baxter’s side with a semi-final clash against Nigeria looming large....
17:00 2019-07-09

‘Avengers: Endgame might beat ‘Avatar’ at the box office after all Marvel’s quest to have Avengers: Endgame crush Avatar at the box office might not be futile after all, with the two highest-grossing movies of all times now separated by a mere $7 million. Marvel launched an Avengers 4 re-release a few weeks ago in the US, but that wasn’t enough to give ...
05:39 2019-07-16

Soccer: Spain come from behind to beat South Africa Jennifer Hermoso netted two second-half penalties and substitute Lucia Garcia added a last-minute goal as Spain came from behind to beat South Africa 3-1 at the women’s World Cup on Saturday....
00:39 2019-06-09

Cloud growth fuels IBM profit beat International Business Machines Corp beat analysts' estimates for second-quarter profit on Wednesday, propped up by recurring growth in its high-margin cloud business....
05:52 2019-07-18

Nurse and Durr help Liberty beat Lynx 75-69 Kia Nurse scored 26 points and Asia Durr added a career-high 20 to help the New York Liberty beat the Minnesota Lynx 75-69       ...
04:13 2019-06-13

Ex-cop claims co-worker raped and beat her for years The NYPD is conducting an internal investigation after a former cop claimed her superiors did nothing to address her complaints that she was allegedly raped and beaten by her co-workers in a Harlem precinct over a period of years. Maria Mendez claimed she was repeatedly raped and forced to perform v...
20:13 2019-07-16

This $79 portable AC is the eco-friendly way to beat the heat this summer The alternative? Split the difference by creating a comfortable micro-climate around you that doesn’t involve cooling an entire building. The EvaChill EV-500 Personal Air Conditioner accomplishes just that -- and right now, you can save $20 on this eco-safe and wallet-friendly summer reliever for ju...
21:52 2019-07-16

Riley, Donaldson hit 3-run HRs as Braves beat Pirates 12-5 PITTSBURGH (AP) — Austin Riley and Josh Donaldson hit three-run home runs in consecutive innings, and the Atlanta Braves rallied for 12-5 win over the Pittsburgh Pirates on Tuesday night. Freddie Freeman added a two-run homer, his 15th, in a three-run ninth inning that sealed the Braves third straig...
06:26 2019-06-05

Devers, Bogaerts homer as Red Sox beat Tigers 9-6 Xander Bogaerts and Rafael Devers homered for Boston, and Eduardo Rodriguez won for the fifth time in his last eight starts as the Red Sox beat the Detroit Tigers 9-6 in a game delayed more than two hours due to rain       ...
08:26 2019-07-06

Germany beat Spain to close in on next round Sara Daebritz scored the only goal of the game as Germany beat Spain 1-0 in their women's World Cup Group B match on Wednesday to all but secure a spot in the next round....
22:13 2019-06-12