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Ovechkin scores 2, Capitals beat Flyers 6-3

Apr. 17, 2021 15:48 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Alex Ovechkin scored twice to move within one goal of Marcel Dionne for fifth place on the NHL’s career goal-scoring list as the Washington Capitals downed the Philadelphia Flyers 6-3 on Saturday. Dmitry Orlov, Evgeny Kuznetsov, Conor Sheary and...

Chelsea ends Man City's quadruple bid, reaches FA Cup final

Apr. 17, 2021 15:22 PM EDT

LONDON (AP) — Manchester City's quadruple dream has been extinguished by Chelsea. Even more concerning could be the injury to Kevin De Bruyne for the ongoing pursuit of a treble. Chelsea will be back at Wembley Stadium next month for the FA Cup final after a 1-0 victory...

Buchnevich gets 3; Rangers beat NJ for 3rd time in 5 days

Apr. 17, 2021 15:20 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Pavel Buchnevich celebrated his birthday with his first career hat trick and the New York Rangers beat the New Jersey Devils 6-3 on Saturday for their third win over their Hudson River rivals in five days. Artemi Panarin had a goal and three assists and...

Yanks' Sánchez hit in hand by foul ball, X-rays negative

Apr. 17, 2021 15:18 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Yankees catcher Gary Sánchez left a game Saturday an inning after taking a foul ball off his right hand. New York said X-rays of Sánchez's hand were negative and that he has a contusion on his right index and middle fingers. The club said he's day to...

Sabres Okposo to miss rest of season with broken cheekbone

Apr. 17, 2021 14:36 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Buffalo Sabres forward Kyle Okposo will miss the remainder of the season after having surgery to repair a broken bone in his left cheek, the team announced Saturday. Okposo was hurt after being struck by teammate Matt Irwin’s shot in the first...

Braves call up Kazmar, who last played in 2008 in majors

Apr. 17, 2021 13:44 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Atlanta Braves placed 36-year-old infielder Sean Kazmar Jr. on the active roster on Saturday, a move that put a big smile on the face of manager Brian Snitker. And for good reason. Kazmar hasn't played in the major leagues in more than a decade. ...

Rays' Kiermaier tests quad, activated from 10-day IL

Apr. 17, 2021 12:40 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays activated Gold Glove center fielder Kevin Kiermaier from the 10-day injured list prior to a game Saturday at Yankee Stadium. Kiermaier had been out since April 5 with a strained left quadriceps. He took live at-bats against taxi squad...

Seager's homer in 12th sends Dodgers to 11-6 win over Padres

Apr. 17, 2021 04:18 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Whew! And still 18 more to go. Corey Seager hit a tiebreaking, two-run homer on Tim Hill's first pitch of the 12th inning and the Los Angeles Dodgers beat the San Diego Padres 11-6 Friday night in a tense, entertaining first matchup this season between...

France delivers game-winning hit, Mariners drop Astros 6-5

Apr. 17, 2021 02:43 AM EDT

SEATTLE (AP) — Ty France hit a game-ending single in the ninth inning and the Seattle Mariners beat the depleted Houston Astros 6-5 on Friday night. Seattle won its third consecutive game and seventh in nine overall. Mitch Haniger had three hits for the second time this...

Justin Upton's grand slam powers Angels past Twins, 10-3

Apr. 17, 2021 01:51 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Caleb Thielbar had two strikes on Mike Trout when both Angels runners advanced on a wild pitch. With first base suddenly open, Minnesota manager Rocco Baldelli intentionally walked the three-time AL MVP to bring up Justin Upton. When Upton smashed...