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Reynolds 3 HRs, 6 RBIs as Pirates snap skid, beat Nationals

Jun. 29, 2022 17:19 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Bryan Reynolds hit a career-high three homers and drove in six runs, leading the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Washington Nationals 8-7 on Wednesday. The Pirates ended a five-game losing streak. Reynolds had a two-run homer in the first inning off...

Judge, Stanton homer to bail out Taillon, Yanks top A's 5-3

Jun. 29, 2022 17:16 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Giancarlo Stanton has seen trailing teams lose their fight a few times in his 13 big league seasons. Just not with these New York Yankees. “We find a way to figure it out every night,” Stanton said. “We're just like, pushing the envelope, boom-boom-boom, until...

Emoni Bates says he's transferring to hometown E. Michigan

Jun. 29, 2022 17:09 PM EDT

YPSILANTI, Mich. (AP) — Emoni Bates, one of the top recruits in the 2021 men's basketball recruiting class, says he's transferring from Memphis to Eastern Michigan. Bates, in an Instagram post Wednesday, announced his decision to return to his hometown of Ypsilanti to play for the...

Verlander dominates, Castro homers, Astros beat Mets 2-0

Jun. 29, 2022 16:04 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Justin Verlander pitched two-hit ball for eight innings, light-hitting backup catcher Jason Castro lined a two-run homer in the ninth and the Houston Astros beat the Mets 2-0 Wednesday to send New York to its first three-game losing streak this season. Astros left...

AP source: Nuggets and Wizards agree to 4-player swap

Jun. 29, 2022 13:46 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — The Denver Nuggets have agreed to a deal that would send guards Will Barton and Monte Morris to the Washington Wizards for Kentavious Caldwell-Pope and Ish Smith, a person with knowledge of the negotiations said Wednesday. The person spoke to The Associated Press on...

Mets' deGrom, Scherzer take next steps toward rejoining Mets

Jun. 29, 2022 12:24 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mets aces Jacob deGrom and Max Scherzer took their next steps Wednesday toward returning to New York's rotation. DeGrom, sidelined since last July 7, threw 27 pitches to hitters in Port St. Lucie, Florida, and could progress to a minor league injury rehabilitation...

Tan's doubles partner angered by Wimbledon withdrawal

Jun. 29, 2022 11:30 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — A day after eliminating Serena Williams from Wimbledon in her debut at the grass-court Grand Slam, Harmony Tan surprised and angered her doubles partner by withdrawing from that tournament on Wednesday with a thigh injury. Tan, a Frenchwoman ranked 115th...

Kobayashi to sub for Hawksworth with Lexus in Canada

Jun. 29, 2022 08:21 AM EDT

Kamui Kobayashi will substitute for injured driver Jack Hawksworth this weekend at Canadian Tire Motorsport Park and drive the Vasser Sullivan Lexus in the GTD Pro class. Hawksworth will miss his third consecutive race with injuries suffered in a motocross accident. ...

LEADING OFF: Scherzer makes rehab start, Ohtani vs Chisox

Jun. 29, 2022 03:52 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ SCHERZER'S START Mets ace Max Scherzer will make a minor league rehab start for Double-A Binghamton. The outing against the Hartford Yard Goats was pushed back a day from Tuesday, but...

Diamondbacks rally from 6-run deficit to beat Padres 7-6

Jun. 29, 2022 02:21 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Arizona had two batters hit by pitches with the bases loaded in the same game for the first time in team history — in consecutive plate appearances, no less. San Diego escaped a big jam, thanks in large part to a double play that went from the second baseman to...