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Grandal's single in 10th gives White Sox 8-7 win over Rays

Jun. 16, 2021 18:09 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Yasmani Grandal hit a game-ending RBI single in the 10th inning and the Chicago White Sox beat Tampa Bay 8-7 on Wednesday, taking two of three from the Rays in a matchup of division leaders. Jóse Abreu hit his 12th homer of the season for the White Sox,...

Rays' Hill says union 'dropped the ball' on grip enhancers

Jun. 16, 2021 16:22 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Veteran Tampa Bay Rays pitcher Rich Hill says the players' union “dropped the ball” when it came to this week’s announcement from Major League Baseball about grip-enhancing substances. MLB said pitchers will be ejected and suspended for 10 games...

Hours after 4 killed in Chicago, 5 more hurt in shooting

Jun. 16, 2021 13:32 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Five people standing outside on Chicago's West Side were shot in a violent end to a day that began with a mass shooting on the city's South Side that left four people dead and four more injured, police said. Four men and one woman...

Canada, Panama, El Salvador advance in World Cup qualifying

Jun. 16, 2021 01:21 AM EDT

BRIDGEVIEW, Ill. (AP) — Cyle Larin and Junior Hoilett scored second-half goals, and Canada advanced to the eight-nation regional finals of World Cup qualifying with a 3-0 victory over Haiti on Tuesday night. An own goal by goalkeeper Josué Duverger when he mis-hit...

Keuchel crisp thru 7, leads White Sox past Rays 3-0

Jun. 16, 2021 00:13 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel pitched seven innings of crisp four-hit ball to win his fifth straight decision, leading the Chicago White Sox past the Tampa Bay Rays 3-0 on Tuesday night. Adam Engel hit a solo home run and Tim Anderson had three hits as the White Sox...

IndyCar driver Rinus VeeKay injured in cycling accident

Jun. 16, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

Rinus VeeKay was injured in a cycling accident and will miss IndyCar's race at Road America in Wisconsin this weekend, Ed Carpenter Racing said Tuesday. The team said VeeKay had surgery to repair a broken left clavicle and was being treated by IndyCar's medical staff. The...

Police: 4 dead, 4 hurt in shooting on Chicago's South Side

Jun. 15, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — An argument in a house on Chicago's South Side erupted into gunfire early Tuesday, leaving four people dead and four more injured, police said. The shooting happened at about 5:45 a.m. in the Englewood neighborhood, police said. No one has been arrested...

Bears sticking with plan to start Dalton at QB

Jun. 15, 2021 20:22 PM EDT

LAKE FOREST, Ill. (AP) — For the Chicago Bears, the quarterback issue lingers even as other problems popped up Tuesday at the first day of a three-day mandatory minicamp. With a few key players surprisingly unavailable for minicamp, Bears coach Matt Nagy still found...

Rays ace Glasnow has elbow tear, no surgery for now

Jun. 15, 2021 19:56 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Tyler Glasnow isn't exactly sure what's going to happen with his elbow injury. But the Tampa Bay Rays ace is certain of a cause: trying to pitch slick baseballs without any grip enhancer. “I 100% believe that contributed to me getting hurt,” he...

White Sox sparkplug Madrigal out for year after surgery

Jun. 15, 2021 19:35 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal will miss the rest of the season after undergoing surgery Tuesday to repair tears in his right hamstring. The AL Central leaders, who have already overcome significant injuries this season, said Madrigal was expected...