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Chris Sale strikes out 5 in what could be final rehab start

Jul. 07, 2022 11:49 AM EDT

WORCESTER, Mass. (AP) — Chris Sale struggled to calm himself down on Wednesday night in what was expected to be his last rehab start before he rejoins his teammates in Boston. Now the Red Sox brass will have to decide whether to pump the brakes on their erstwhile ace's return. ...

Minors rep asks Congress to restrict MLB antitrust exemption

Jul. 07, 2022 09:28 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The executive director of the nonprofit Advocates for Minor Leaguers has recommended Congress enact legislation nullifying Major League Baseball's antitrust exemption as it applies to minor league players. Harry Marino on Wednesday asked the Senate Judiciary...

Tringale off to record start with 61 to lead Scottish Open

Jul. 07, 2022 11:21 AM EDT

NORTH BERWICK, Scotland (AP) — Cameron Tringale has played 331 times on the PGA Tour without winning. His career-best round of 9-under 61 might help him change that at a tournament run by the European tour. Tringale ran off six straight birdies to start the back nine at The...

At Wimbledon, Jabeur 1st woman from Africa in pro Slam final

Jul. 07, 2022 11:12 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — Ons Jabeur's steady progress from year to year — up the tennis rankings, through the draws of various tournaments and, now, at Wimbledon — has carried her to a Grand Slam singles final, the first woman from Africa to make it that far in the professional era. ...

Wimbledon updates | Halep playing Rybakina in semifinals

Jul. 07, 2022 10:54 AM EDT

WIMBLEDON, England (AP) — The Latest from Wimbledon (all times local): ___ 3:50 p.m. The second women’s semifinal match between Simona Halep and Elena Rybakina has started on Centre Court at Wimbledon. Halep won the title at the All...

Dodgers beat Rockies 2-1 on Betts' infield single in 9th

Jul. 07, 2022 02:15 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Cody Bellinger scored the winning run on Mookie Betts’ infield single with the bases loaded in the ninth inning, and the Los Angeles Dodgers edged the Colorado Rockies 2-1 on Wednesday night to complete a three-game sweep. Dodgers starter Mitch White and three...

Giants erase early deficit, rally to beat Diamondbacks 7-5

Jul. 07, 2022 02:12 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Austin Slater hit a tiebreaking bases-loaded double in the ninth inning and the San Francisco Giants rallied from an early four-run deficit, beating the Arizona Diamondbacks 7-5 Wednesday night and snapping a six-game skid. The victory helped the Giants avoid a...

LEADING OFF: Verlander, Gonsolin go for 11th; Cole at Fenway

Jul. 07, 2022 02:07 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ V IS FOR VICTORY Justin Verlander (10-3, 2.03 ERA) looks to become the first 11-game winner in the majors when Houston hosts the last-place Kansas City Royals in the afternoon finale of a four-game...

Judge, Hicks hit grand slams as Yankees pound Pirates 16-0

Jul. 07, 2022 00:50 AM EDT

PITTSBURGH (AP) — Aaron Judge felt like he was “stuck” on 29 home runs for “a while.” Of course, “a while” is a relative term when it comes to the New York Yankees slugger. What Judge considered a drought of sorts was in reality a span of four games. One...

Royals hit 3 HRs off Javier, end Astros' 8-game win streak

Jul. 07, 2022 00:37 AM EDT

HOUSTON (AP) — Whit Merrifield, Hunter Dozier and Emmanuel Rivera all homered as the Kansas City Royals roughed up Cristian Javier early and held on for a 7-4 win over Houston on Wednesday night, ending the Astros' major league-best eight-game winning streak. Javier (6-4) had...