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Astros move closer, beat Angels in 12; Ohtani out at plate

Sep. 23, 2021 03:04 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Houston manager Dusty Baker says a huge source of pride about his AL West-leading team is the way it plays defense. It showed Wednesday night as right fielder Chas McCormick made two huge plays in the Astros' 9-5 victory over the Los Angeles Angels in 12 innings. ...

Seager, France HR, Mariners top A's, move up in playoff race

Sep. 23, 2021 01:36 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — Seattle manager Scott Servais has said the Mariners might need a nice winning streak during the September stretch run to make a real postseason push. Kyle Seager hit his 35th home run for a career-best 100 RBIs, Ty France also connected and the...

After Northeast flooding, insurance woes swamp residents

Sep. 23, 2021 01:11 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — After being pummeled by two tropical storms that submerged basements, cracked home foundations and destroyed belongings, Northeastern U.S. residents still in the throes of recovery are being hit with another unexpected blow: Thousands of families are now swamped with...

Schwarber, Sale help Boston win 7th in a row, 12-5 over Mets

Sep. 23, 2021 00:02 AM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The red-hot Red Sox are rallying around their yellow jerseys, and even Chris Sale is on board. That’s what a winning streak will do. “I love them. I do,” Sale said after striking out eight in five innings to help Boston win its...

Klimala scores on penalty kick in 102nd, Red Bulls tie NYCFC

Sep. 22, 2021 23:58 PM EDT

HARRISON, N.J. (AP) — Patryk Klimala scored on a penalty kick in the 102nd minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 1-1 draw against New York City FC on Wednesday night. Klimala's goal was the latest ever in a MLS regular-season match. The penalty kick was awarded...

Yanks sweep Texas, pass Blue Jays, roll into Fenway showdown

Sep. 22, 2021 23:35 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Gleyber Torres and the New York Yankees are rolling into a season-ending divisional gauntlet taking solace in the standings. “We're in control of things,” manager Aaron Boone said. “And there's some comfort in that. It's on us, it's right in front...

Kiermaier hit after scouting report flap; Rays to playoffs

Sep. 22, 2021 21:05 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Hit by a pitch two days after scooping up a Toronto scouting report and setting off a flap, Kevin Kiermaier hopes to see the Blue Jays in the playoffs. “Oh yeah, it was intentional,” Kiermaier said after reliever Ryan Borucki hit him on...

Ukraine's leader takes UN to task as 'retired superhero'

Sep. 22, 2021 20:17 PM EDT

UNITED NATIONS (AP) — Leaders who are “playing” at unity and stuffing pressing problems into an overflowing bag of woe. A world that's in the same boat, but first-class passengers get the lifeboats. A United Nations that resembles ”a retired superhero" that has lost sight of what it...

NYC vaccine mandate for teachers, staff to go forward

Sep. 22, 2021 19:31 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A vaccine mandate for New York City's public school teachers and other staffers can go forward as planned next week, after a state judge on Wednesday lifted a temporary restraining order. The city had announced last month that school employees would have...

12th inmate dies as New York City's jail crisis intensifies

Sep. 22, 2021 18:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — An inmate on a New York City jail barge died Wednesday after a medical emergency, the city’s Department of Correction said. It is at least the 12th death of a city inmate this year and the second this week amid what some elected officials and advocates have deemed a...