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California prison guard charged with smuggling

Jun. 27, 2022 23:08 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A California prison guard was charged with taking thousands of dollars in bribes to smuggle contraband, including a jeweled dental “grill" for an inmate, federal prosecutors said Monday. In 2020 Benito Jamar Hugie, a corrections officer at Richard J. Donovan...

Russian superyacht seized by US arrives in San Diego Bay

Jun. 27, 2022 17:20 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — A $325 million superyacht seized by the United States from a sanctioned Russian oligarch arrived in San Diego Bay on Monday. The 348-foot-long (106-meter-long) Amadea flew an American flag as it sailed past the retired aircraft carrier USS Midway and under the...

Schwarber hits 3-run HR, Harper-less Phils beat Padres 8-5

Jun. 26, 2022 19:43 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Kyle Schwarber hit a go-ahead, three-run home run in the seventh inning and the Philadelphia Phillies rallied to beat the San Diego Padres 8-5 on Sunday, a day after losing NL MVP Bryce Harper indefinitely with a broken left thumb. Harper was injured when he was...

CA--California Digest

Jun. 26, 2022 16:55 PM EDT

Here’s a look at how AP’s general news coverage is shaping up for select California stories. For up-to-the minute information on AP’s complete coverage of California and the rest of the world, visit Coverage Plan at newsroom.ap.org Questions about coverage plans are welcome and...

Phils' Harper on IL with broken thumb, no date for return

Jun. 26, 2022 15:52 PM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Reigning NL MVP Bryce Harper was placed on the 10-day injured list Sunday with a broken left thumb and the Philadelphia Phillies haven't yet announced a timeline for his return. Former No. 1 overall draft pick Mickey Moniak was recalled from Triple-A to take...

Harper breaks thumb in Phillies' 4-2 win over Padres

Jun. 26, 2022 02:59 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Bryce Harper saw the pitch flying toward his face, so he quickly turned his head and raised his left hand to protect himself. Turns out, the Phillies slugger would rather he hadn't. Harper will be sidelined indefinitely with a broken left thumb after...

Former No. 1 pick Mark Appel reaches majors with Phillies

Jun. 26, 2022 01:44 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Mark Appel is a big league ballplayer nine years after he was selected No. 1 overall in the amateur draft. Appel was promoted by the Philadelphia Phillies, but didn't pitch in the team's 4-2 victory over the San Diego Padres on Saturday night. The right-hander,...

Phillies' Harper has broken thumb after being hit by pitch

Jun. 26, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Philadelphia Phillies outfielder Bryce Harper has a broken left thumb after being hit by a 97-mph fastball from Blake Snell in the fourth inning Saturday night against the San Diego Padres. The team announced the reigning NL MVP will be out indefinitely. He will...

Padres win on Austin Nola's RBI single off brother Aaron

Jun. 25, 2022 01:38 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Austin Nola lofted an opposite-field RBI single to right off his younger brother Aaron, turned toward the San Diego Padres' dugout and raised his right fist. That was the extent of the emotion in the brotherly showdown. Aaron Nola went right back to...

Schwarber, Realmuto go deep vs Musgrove in Phils' 6-2 win

Jun. 24, 2022 01:19 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — Big swings by Kyle Schwarber and J.T. Realmuto of the Philadelphia Phillies put an end to Joe Musgrove's unbeaten start to 2022. Schwarber hit a two-run homer and Realmuto added a three-run shot later in the sixth inning for the Phillies, who handed Musgrove his...