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Vázquez homers twice, drives in 5, Red Sox beat Phillies

Sep. 15, 2019 5:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — A little lunchtime wisdom served Christian Vázquez well. Vázquez homered twice, including his first career grand slam, and drove in a career-high five runs to lead the Boston Red Sox to a 6-3 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Sunday. The Red Sox catcher had gone...

Benintendi's sac fly lifts Red Sox past Phillies 2-1

Sep. 14, 2019 11:36 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Pitching their ace every fifth day to boost their postseason hopes hasn't worked out for the Philadelphia Phillies. Pinch-hitter Andrew Benintendi's sacrifice fly in the top of the ninth inning lifted the Boston Red Sox to a 2-1 win over Philadelphia on Saturday night. The Phillies were...

Rhode Island man arrested in Massachusetts fatal hit and run

Sep. 13, 2019 11:06 AM EDT

SEEKONK, Mass. (AP) — The Rhode Island man charged with leaving the scene after striking and killing a woman walking with her 11-year-old son in Massachusetts has waived rendition. Authorities say 27-year-old Jeremy Schmidt, of East Providence, appeared in a Rhode Island court on Friday on a fugitive from...

Mets hit team-mark 6 HRs, rout D-Backs 11-1 for 4-game sweep

Sep. 12, 2019 7:43 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Juan Lagares, Marcus Stroman and the New York Mets kept up their playoff push by pounding the Arizona Diamondbacks. Lagares hit his first career grand slam and a two-run shot as the Mets set a team record for homers in a home game by going deep six times, routing Arizona 11-1 Thursday for a...

Dickerson homers twice, leads Phils to 6-5 win over Braves

Sep. 11, 2019 2:09 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Scott Kingery timed a diving catch just right. He hustled around the bases for a thrilling inside-the-park home run. Kingery was in the right place for the Phillies — except in the clubhouse. "Go stand in your locker. Have you ever done this before," J.T. Realmuto kidded his...

LEADING OFF: Astros romp, Trout out, Hoerner in, Cueto back

Sep. 10, 2019 3:09 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: HOUSTON HAMMERS Rookie Yordan Alvarez and the Houston Astros have set a franchise record by totaling 36 runs in their last two games, helped by exceptionally fast starts. On Sunday, the AL West leaders built a whopping 13-0 cushion in the first three innings on...

Foltynewicz sharp again, Braves beat Phillies 7-2

Sep. 10, 2019 1:40 AM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Mike Foltynewicz is almost back to his All-Star form of a year ago. Foltynewicz threw seven impressive innings, Josh Donaldson and Ronald Acuna Jr. hit homers and the NL East-leading Atlanta Braves beat the Philadelphia Phillies 7-2 on Monday night. Atlanta won its 90th game, increased...

France, Australia into World Cup quarters; US must wait

Sep. 7, 2019 10:28 PM EDT

France and Australia reached the quarterfinals of the World Cup on Saturday. They join Serbia, Spain, Poland and Argentina in the final eight. The last two quarterfinal spots will be decided Monday when the United States (4-0) faces Brazil (3-1) and Greece (2-2) plays the Czech Republic (3-1). The U.S. is in the...

Czech Republic, Australia keep rolling in World Cup

Sep. 7, 2019 8:00 AM EDT

The Czech Republic defeated Brazil 93-71 on Saturday to keep itself in the hunt for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals with an easy win over the previously unbeaten South Americans. Tomas Satoransky scored 20 points, added nine assists and had seven rebounds for the Czechs (3-1), who will play Greece on...

Czech Republic, Australia keep rolling in World Cup

Sep. 7, 2019 6:45 AM EDT

The Czech Republic defeated Brazil 93-71 on Saturday to keep itself in the hunt for a spot in the World Cup quarterfinals with an easy win over the previously unbeaten South Americans. Tomas Satoransky scored 20 points for the Czechs (3-1), who will play Greece on Monday. Ondrej Balvin scored 15 and Patrik Auda...