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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...

Tanaka allows 2 homers, loses in return to Japanese baseball

Apr. 17, 2021 13:46 PM EDT

Masahiro Tanaka allowed Sho Nakata’s two-run homer in the first inning of the pitcher’s return to Japanese baseball, a 4-1 loss for the Tohoku Rakuten Golden Eagles to the Hokkaido Nippon Ham Fighters at the Tokyo Dome on Saturday. The 32-year-old right-hander signed...

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. ...

South Carolina college's band picked for 2022 Macy's parade

Apr. 17, 2021 11:38 AM EDT

COLUMBIA, S.C. (AP) — A South Carolina college is sending its band to New York City to march in next year's Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade. Benedict College's band will make its first appearance in the department store's iconic parade in 2022, the school announced...

LEADING OFF: Mets eye clear weather at last, Cubs HBP woes

Apr. 17, 2021 04:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELL RESTED Jacob deGrom and the Mets hope to finally play some baseball. New York has had four games in six days either postponed or suspended due to weather, including a...

LEADING OFF: Mets eye clear weather at last, Cubs HBP woes

Apr. 17, 2021 02:56 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELL RESTED Jacob deGrom and the Mets hope to finally play some baseball. New York has had four games in six days either postponed or suspended due to weather, including a...

Rays dominate Yankees 8-2 in matchup of AL East strugglers

Apr. 17, 2021 01:41 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Clint Frazier was batting in the eighth inning when some Yankees fans erupted, throwing about a half dozen balls on the field and causing the game to be stopped for 2 minutes, 15 seconds. By the end of Friday night, New York manager Aaron Boone let loose...

Randle scores 44 in hometown, Knicks beat Mavs 117-109

Apr. 17, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Julius Randle scored 44 points in his best game in his hometown, leading the New York Knicks to a 117-109 victory over the Dallas Mavericks on Friday night for a five-game winning streak, their longest in seven years. RJ Barrett had 24 points and eight...

Minnesota mayor blasts police tactics to control protesters

Apr. 17, 2021 00:54 AM EDT

BROOKLYN CENTER, Minn. (AP) — Elected leaders in the Minneapolis suburb where a police officer fatally shot Daunte Wright want officers to scale back their tactics amid nightly protests, leaving some law enforcement called in to assist asking whether the city still wants their help. ...