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Montgomery traded, but place in Cubs history secure

Jul. 22, 2019 2:25 AM EDT

It took 108 years for the Cubs to end their championship drought, so the final play of that 2016 World Series won't be forgotten any time soon. Mike Montgomery, who at that point had no saves in his big league career, got Michael Martinez to hit a weak grounder for the last out of Game 7 in Cleveland. Chicago won...

Lindor hits foul ball that injures child; Indians top KC 5-4

Jul. 21, 2019 5:59 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Francisco Lindor wasn't thinking about his home run that helped the Cleveland Indians beat Kansas City Royals 5-4 on Sunday. Instead, the All-Star shortstop was only concerned about the young child who was struck by a line drive he hit. In the latest instance this season around the majors...

Tigers beat Blue Jays 4-3 on Castellanos' HR in 10th

Jul. 21, 2019 5:34 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Nicholas Castellanos gave the Detroit Tigers a chance to enjoy the type of celebration that's been awfully rare of late at Comerica Park. Castellanos led off the bottom of the 10th inning with a home run, and Detroit snapped its six-game losing streak with a 4-3 victory over the Toronto Blue...

Newgarden dominates in IndyCar victory in Iowa

Jul. 21, 2019 3:17 AM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — With his championship lead in danger, Josef Newgarden strengthened his hold on the title chase with yet another blistering run in Iowa. Josef Newgarden led 245 laps of 300 laps and won the weather-delayed IndyCar race early Sunday at the Iowa Speedway, his fourth victory of the season....

Wondolowski, Earthquakes hand Whitecaps 5th straight loss

Jul. 21, 2019 12:21 AM EDT

VANCOUVER, British Columbia (AP) — Chris Wondolowski had a goal and an assist and the San Jose Earthquakes beat the slumping Vancouver Whitecaps 3-1 on Saturday night. Valeri Qazaishvili and Magnus Eriksson also scored for the Earthquakes (10-7-4). Doneil Henry opened the scoring for Vancouver (4-11-8) in...

Guerrero's grand slam helps Blue Jays beat Tigers 7-5

Jul. 20, 2019 11:27 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — When rookie slugger Vladimir Guerrero Jr. came to the plate with the bases loaded, there was an air of anticipation at Comerica Park. Toronto and Detroit are a combined 60 games under .500, but this was still a moment to remember. Guerrero hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive...

Guerrero hits 1st slam, Blue Jays rally past Tigers 7-5

Jul. 20, 2019 11:17 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Vladimir Guerrero Jr. hit his first career grand slam, a 441-foot drive toward the bushes at Comerica Park that helped the Toronto Blue Jays rally for a 7-5 victory over the Detroit Tigers on Saturday night. Guerrero's home run erased a 5-1 deficit in the fifth, and Brandon Drury added a...

Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 to snap 8-game road losing streak

Jul. 20, 2019 10:10 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Tommy McNamara, Tomas Martinez and Mauro Manotas scored and the Houston Dynamo beat Toronto FC 3-1 on Saturday night to snap an eight-game road losing streak. Houston (9-9-3) had lost three straight overall and was 2-8-2 in its previous 12 games. Toronto (8-9-5) had won two in a row....

Crew snap 10-game winless streak, beat Impact 2-1

Jul. 20, 2019 9:48 PM EDT

COLUMBUS, Ohio (AP) — David Accam broke a tie in the 46th minute and the Columbus Crew beat the 10-man Montreal Impact 2-1 on Saturday night to snap a 10-game winless streak. Accam curled it past goalkeeper Evan Bush to give the Crew (6-14-3) the lead. The goal was initially disallowed after Accam was...

Pagenaud chasing Newgarden, Rossi in IndyCar in Iowa

Jul. 20, 2019 10:58 AM EDT

NEWTON, Iowa (AP) — IndyCar points leader Josef Newgarden has spent much of the season holding off a hard-charging Alexander Rossi. Indianapolis 500 winner Simon Pagenaud looks poised to make the chase for the championship a three-car affair. Pagenaud moved 22 points closer to Newgarden, his Team Penske...