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LEADING OFF: Mets-Phils in Little League game, Urena starts

Aug. 18, 2018 10:36 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors Sunday: BIG-N-LITTLE Todd Frazier, Michael Conforto and Scott Kingery will be back in familiar territory when the Mets and Phillies play under the lights in the Little League Classic at Williamsport, Pennsylvania. The game will be held at Bowman Field, which seats...

Daniel Royer scores twice, Red Bulls tie Whitecaps 2-2

Aug. 18, 2018 9:36 PM EDT

VANCOUER, British Columbia (AP) — Daniel Royer scored his second goal of the game in the 90th minute to give the New York Red Bulls a 2-2 tie with the Vancouver Whitecaps on Saturday. With New York (15-6-3) playing a man down, Tyler Adams set up the tying goal with a free kick into the box. Royer beat a...

Burke, Dockal help Union beat NYCFC 2-0

Aug. 18, 2018 9:26 PM EDT

CHESTER, Pa. (AP) — Cory Burke and Ilson Pereira scored and Borek Dockal had two assists to help the Philadelphia Union beat New York City FC 2-0 on Saturday night. Burke, a 26-year-old rookie, has six goals in six starts — all wins. Andre Blake made three saves for his first shutout since June 23....

DeGrom goes distance, drops ERA to 1.71, Mets top Phils 3-1

Aug. 18, 2018 8:42 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Jacob deGrom didn't take any chances of being lifted after a rain delay. Then, the New York Mets ace finished off one of his best performances of the year. DeGrom pitched his first complete game of the season and lowered his major league-leading ERA to 1.71, leading the Mets over the...

Michael Bradley leads Dick's Sporting Goods Open

Aug. 18, 2018 8:27 PM EDT

ENDICOTT, N.Y. (AP) — Michael Bradley shot a 4-under 68 on Saturday to take a two-stroke lead into the final round of the PGA Tour Champions' Dick's Sporting Goods Open. The 52-year-old Bradley had five birdies and a bogey in the rain-delayed round to reach 11-under 133 at En-Joie Golf Club. "It's tough...

Stanton homers as Yankees beat Blue Jays 11-6

Aug. 18, 2018 7:11 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Another day, another big swing for Giancarlo Stanton. The slugger just loves this time of year. Stanton hit one of New York's four homers, Luis Severino struck out eight while pitching into the sixth inning and the Yankees beat the Toronto Blue Jays 11-6 on Saturday. Didi Gregorius, Miguel...

Pacifist, socialist leader David McReynolds dead at 88

Aug. 18, 2018 6:41 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Longtime pacifist and socialist activist David McReynolds has died at age 88. McReynolds has died Friday in a hospital after falling in his New York City apartment. His death was confirmed by the War Resisters League, where McReynolds was a staff member from 1960 to 1999. McReynolds was one...

Correction: Cubs-Pirates story

Aug. 18, 2018 6:03 PM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — In a story Aug. 18 about the game between the Chicago Cubs and Pittsburgh Pirates, The Associated Press reported erroneously that the Cubs matched San Francisco in 1969 and the Philadelphia Athletics in 1942 by turning seven double plays in a nine-inning game. The Cubs matched Houston's...

Yankees celebrate 1998 World Series championship team

Aug. 18, 2018 3:42 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Mariano Rivera, Andy Pettitte and Jorge Posada returned to the Bronx on Saturday for the New York Yankees' celebration of their 1998 World Series championship team. Darryl Strawberry and former manager Joe Torre also attended the ceremony before New York's game against the Toronto Blue...

Great leap forward: from Williamsport to major leagues

Aug. 18, 2018 3:10 PM EDT

SOUTH WILLIAMSPORT, Pa. (AP) — Some talented, young baseball players have competed at the Little League World Series over the last 71 years. Fifty-four have gone on to realize another dream — making the majors. Three of those Little League veterans will be on hand when the Mets play the Phillies in...