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Urshela hits Yanks to 4th straight win, 4-3 over Halos in 14

Apr. 23, 2019 10:27 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — After the Yankees' vaunted closer blew a 12th-inning lead, but before New York manufactured another run while striking out four times in the 14th, an Angels outfielder playing second base for the first time in his pro career dived to stop a grounder and made a fine throw to get the...

Will Smith, NASA, Fortnite among 2019 Webby Award winners

Apr. 23, 2019 8:02 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Actor Will Smith, NASA, Fortnite and Disney are among the 2019 Webby Award winners for internet excellence. The International Academy of Digital Arts and Sciences announced the winners Tuesday. Smith's The Jump won a Webby for events and live stream video while Disney was chosen the...

Pitcher Gio González released by Yankees; Loaisiga coming up

Apr. 23, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gio González was released Monday from his minor league contract with the New York Yankees. The 33-year-old left-hander agreed to the deal in mid-March. If added to the 40-man roster, he would have received a $3 million salary while in the major leagues and the chance to earn $9...

LEADING OFF: Sale tries to turn corner, Harper gets heated

Apr. 23, 2019 3:14 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: PLAYING TWO After rain postponed his scheduled start Monday, Boston's Chris Sale gets the ball for Game One of a doubleheader against Detroit. Sale (0-4, 8.50) has concerned Red Sox fans with lousy results and subpar stuff this season, though his velocity ticked...

Harper angrily confronts ump, Phillies fall to Mets 5-1

Apr. 23, 2019 1:36 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Muttering on his way back to the dugout, it was clear Bryce Harper was miffed. Moments later, the fans who had been heckling him at Citi Field saw just how mad he really was. Harper bolted from the bench , wildly pointing and yelling while confronting the plate umpire after being ejected,...

Harper ejected, bolts from dugout to confront plate umpire

Apr. 22, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Bryce Harper bolted from the dugout to angrily confront the plate umpire after being ejected Monday night, and it took three members of the Philadelphia Phillies to hold back the enraged slugger. Harper was tossed four batters after being called out on strikes by Mark Carlson to begin the...

Sri Lanka expats wait to reconnect amid social media block

Apr. 22, 2019 8:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Viji Devadas hasn't heard from her nephew in Sri Lanka on her family WhatsApp chat group since he reached out just after the Easter Sunday bomb blasts that tore apart churches and hotels and killed hundreds in the South Asian nation. It's unsettling, but she knows he's ok, and the Sri...

MRI on Mets ace deGrom comes back clean, no damage

Apr. 22, 2019 8:47 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets ace Jacob deGrom remains on track to start Friday night after an MRI on his right elbow showed no damage. New York general manager Brodie Van Wagenen said the NL Cy Young Award winner had a test Monday morning that came back clean. "No problems whatsoever," Van Wagenen said, later...

Eovaldi to have elbow surgery, expected out 4-6 weeks

Apr. 22, 2019 8:11 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Boston right-hander Nathan Eovaldi is scheduled to have surgery to remove loose bodies from his pitching elbow, an operation expected to sideline the pitcher for four-to-six weeks. The Red Sox said Eovaldi will have surgery on Tuesday, when the team plays a day-night doubleheader against...

Readying for his return, Golovkin seeks path back to Alvarez

Apr. 22, 2019 8:10 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The giant banner behind him revealed not only a new nickname, but a new reality in boxing for Gennady Golovkin. "The return of the people's champion," it read, touting Golovkin's June 8 match at Madison Square Garden that will be his first fight since dropping his rematch against Canelo...