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Clarke's double-double leads Grizzlies to title

Jul. 15, 2019 10:56 PM EDT

LAS VEGAS (AP) — Brandon Clarke had 15 points and 16 rebounds to lead the eighth-seeded Memphis Grizzlies to a 95-92 victory over the third-seeded Minnesota Timberwolves in the championship game of the NBA Summer League on Monday. Clarke, who was named overall MVP for the summer league, also had three...

St. Louis, Charlotte expansion hopefuls meet with MLS brass

Jul. 15, 2019 10:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The ownership group hoping to land a Major League Soccer expansion franchise for St. Louis has made a formal presentation to league officials. Representatives from an expansion bid in Charlotte backed by billionaire David Tepper also met with officials Monday in New York to provide an...

Chavis' grand slam helps Red Sox beat Blue Jays 10-8

Jul. 15, 2019 10:53 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Rookie Michael Chavis hit a grand slam, Xander Bogaerts had three hits and Andrew Benintendi drove in three runs for Boston on Monday night to lead the Red Sox to a 10-8 victory over the Toronto Blue Jays. Boston batted around for five runs in the first inning against starter Trent Thornton...

Cody Bellinger hits 2 homers, Dodgers rout Phillies 16-2

Jul. 15, 2019 10:39 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Cody Bellinger hit his 32nd and 33rd homers, Clayton Kershaw struck out seven in six innings and the major league-leading Los Angeles Dodgers routed the Philadelphia Phillies 16-2 on Monday night. Bellinger passed reigning NL MVP Christian Yelich for the MLB lead in homers and drew...

MVP Antetokounmpo gives baseball a shot at Yankee Stadium

Jul. 15, 2019 10:19 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — In hoops, Giannis Antetokounmpo is court royalty. But in baseball, he's a complete rookie. In fact, the 24-year-old from Greece said he'd never even touched a baseball before he did so Monday night at Yankee Stadium. The reigning NBA MVP was shocked. "It was really heavy," Antetokounmpo...

Rays trade C Bemboom to Angels for cash

Jul. 15, 2019 10:06 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Tampa Bay Rays have traded catcher Anthony Bemboom to the Los Angeles Angels for cash. The deal came while the Rays played at Yankee Stadium on Monday night. The 29-year-old Bemboom was reinstated from 60-day injured list earlier in the day and designated for assignment. He'd been...

Kansas City Royals will extend protective netting at stadium

Jul. 15, 2019 10:02 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The Kansas City Royals are planning to extend the netting at Kauffman Stadium to better protect fans. The decision comes after a young fan was struck by a hard-hit foul ball Sunday during the Royals' game against the Detroit Tigers. Spokesman Toby Cook told KSHB-TV the girl was kept...

Pelicans waive forward-center Christian Wood

Jul. 15, 2019 9:09 PM EDT

METAIRIE, La. (AP) — The New Orleans Pelicans have waived Christian Wood despite his productive showing with the club late last season. The 6-foot-10 Wood, who can play forward or center, averaged nearly 17 points and eight rebounds during the eight games he played for New Orleans at the end of last...

Crawford has 2 HRs, 8 RBIs as Giants overwhelm Rockies 19-2

Jul. 15, 2019 7:55 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — With nearly every swing, Brandon Crawford's day at the plate got better and better. Crawford went 5 for 6 with two homers and tied a San Francisco team record with eight RBIs, and the Giants scored a season high in runs in a 19-2 rout of the Colorado Rockies on Monday in the first game of a...

Red Sox designate INF Eduardo Núñez for assignment

Jul. 15, 2019 7:49 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — The Boston Red Sox have designated infielder Eduardo Núñez for assignment, likely ending his tenure with the team he helped win the World Series last year. Núñez was batting .228 in 60 games with Boston this season, his third in the organization. Last year, he hit .265...