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Granderson homers, Marlins tag Scherzer in 9-3 win over Nats

Apr. 20, 2019 11:39 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Less than 24 hours after firing their hitting coach, the Miami Marlins broke out against one of baseball's best pitchers. Curtis Granderson homered and the Marlins roughed up Max Scherzer in beating the Washington Nationals 9-3 on Saturday night to win a series for the first time this season....

Mike Pagliarulo fired as Marlins' hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:41 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Mike Pagliarulo has been fired as hitting coach for the Miami Marlins, who rank last in the majors in runs. Pagliarulo had been with the team since 2017. Assistant hitting coach Jeff Livesey was promoted to interim head hitting coach, and Eric Duncan was made the assistant hitting coach....

Marlins end 4-game skid, top Nats 3-2 but fire hitting coach

Apr. 19, 2019 11:31 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The first run came home on an error. The lead was seized with a bases-loaded walk, and a hit batsman scored the other run. It was an offensive outburst, Marlins-style. Even in victory, Miami's offense was so unimpressive that afterward Mike Pagliarulo was fired as hitting coach. The Marlins'...

Columbine focuses on healing as questions loom after manhunt

Apr. 19, 2019 6:26 AM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — A Colorado community changed forever by the attack that killed 13 people at Columbine High School moved ahead Thursday with ceremonies marking the anniversary of the tragedy while awaiting more details on what led a Florida teen "infatuated" with the shooting to buy a shotgun and...

Rebuilding Dolphins take win-later approach into draft

Apr. 18, 2019 2:55 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — Since last season the Miami Dolphins have parted with their top three quarterbacks, their leading rusher and top receiver, three veteran defensive ends and three starting offensive linemen, while adding no marquee free agents. They went 7-9 in 2018 and are widely expected to be worse next...

ACC teams look to answer questions at quarterback

Apr. 18, 2019 11:02 AM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — Dabo Swinney's quarterback situation at Clemson seems settled for a while. Not many of his colleagues around the Atlantic Coast Conference can say the same thing. Ten schools faced questions of varying degrees of urgency at QB this spring. Eight of those schools lost a starter from...

Hamels pitches 7 innings, Cubs complete sweep with 6-0 win

Apr. 17, 2019 11:08 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The Chicago Cubs are starting to look more like themselves. Cole Hamels pitched seven strong innings and the Cubs completed a three-game sweep of the Miami Marlins with a 6-0 win Wednesday night. "We obviously know that we need to come in and start winning," Hamels said. "We know we're a good...

The Latest: Plane tickets, gun buy raised FBI's concerns

Apr. 17, 2019 9:55 PM EDT

LITTLETON, Colo. (AP) — The Latest on the investigation of a woman believed to have posed a threat to schools in Colorado (all times local): 2:45 p.m. Authorities say a teenager who was obsessed with the Columbine school shooting and may have been planning an attack raised suspicions after making...

Trump cracks down on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela

Apr. 17, 2019 8:49 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — The Trump administration on Wednesday intensified its crackdown on Cuba, Nicaragua and Venezuela, rolling back Obama administration policy and announcing new restrictions and sanctions against the three countries whose leaders national security adviser John Bolton dubbed the...

Highly recruited guard Harlond Beverly signs with Miami

Apr. 17, 2019 2:19 PM EDT

CORAL GABLES, Fla. (AP) — Highly recruited 6-foot-4 guard Harlond Beverly has signed with the Miami Hurricanes. A native of Farmington Hills, Michigan, Beverly joined Montverde (Florida) Academy for his senior season and led the team to a 22-3 record and the semifinals of the high school nationals. Beverly...