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LEADING OFF: Mets' deGrom faces Nats, Kershaw vs. Darvish

Apr. 23, 2021 03:10 AM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors today: ___ DEGROMINATOR Jacob deGrom of the Mets is 1-1 with a 0.45 ERA, 35 strikeouts and three walks in 20 innings going into a homestand opener against Washington and Erick Fedde...

Padres hold off Dodgers 3-2 in resumption of SoCal rivalry

Apr. 23, 2021 02:22 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Jake Cronenworth barely managed to knock down Sheldon Neuse's vicious 105-mph grounder. He recovered and relayed to Fernando Tatis Jr., who somehow dragged his foot sideways over the bag while loading up for a desperate throw that beat Neuse to first by an eyelash. ...

LA star Davis returns as Mavs lose Porzingis in 115-110 win

Apr. 23, 2021 01:17 AM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Anthony Davis is back for the Los Angeles Lakers. Now the Dallas Mavericks have to see how long they might without their big man, Kristaps Porzingis. Luka Doncic scored 30 points, leading the Mavericks to a 115-110 victory over the Lakers on Thursday night...

Casali catches 5th straight shutout, Giants beat Marlins 3-0

Apr. 23, 2021 01:13 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — It means so much to Curt Casali that he can provide Buster Posey a much-needed break behind the plate and Giants pitchers don't miss a beat with the backup. Casali caught his fifth consecutive shutout, guiding Aaron Sanchez and four relievers in...

Bregman has 3 RBIs, Astros end skid with 8-2 win over Angels

Apr. 23, 2021 00:49 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — With a sagging offense and losses that were piling up, Houston manager Dusty Baker was searching for a way to jumpstart his team. He found it Thursday night by putting Carlos Correa in the leadoff spot for the first time in his seven-year career. ...

Vucevic dominates as Bulls pound Hornets 108-91

Apr. 23, 2021 00:31 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Nikola Vucevic scored 18 points and matched a season high with 16 rebounds, Coby White and Thaddeus Young scored 18 apiece, and the Chicago Bulls beat the struggling Charlotte Hornets 108-91 on Thursday night. The Bulls built a 14-point halftime lead and...

Cubs beat Mets 4-3 on Heyward's single in 10th

Apr. 23, 2021 00:29 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Jason Heyward had a game-ending, pinch-hit single in the 10th after Dan Winkler stranded the bases loaded in the top of the inning, and the Chicago Cubs beat the New York Mets 4-3 Thursday night to complete a three-game sweep. Kris Bryant had two hits and...

Former Kentucky guard Terrence Clarke dies in LA car crash

Apr. 23, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ky. (AP) — Kentucky freshman guard Terrence Clarke died Thursday following a car accident in Los Angeles. He was 19. The university announced Clarke’s death in a release Thursday night, but did not include any more details. Coach John Calipari said he was...

Spurs beat Pistons 106-91 to snap 5-game home skid

Apr. 22, 2021 23:50 PM EDT

SAN ANTONIO (AP) — Derrick White had 26 points, Jakob Poeltl added 17 points and 11 rebounds and the San Antonio Spurs beat the Detroit Pistons 106-91 on Thursday night to snap a five-game home losing streak. Detroit’s bench closed to 84-81 with 7:20 remaining but San...

Lakers star Davis rusty in return, scores 4 in half vs. Mavs

Apr. 22, 2021 23:38 PM EDT

DALLAS (AP) — Anthony Davis was rusty in the return from the longest absence of the eight-time All-Star's NBA career, scoring four points while missing eight of 10 shots in the first half against the Dallas Mavericks. The Lakers star missed the previous 30 games with...