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Leddy's OT goal lifts Islanders to 1-0 win over Flyers

Apr. 18, 2021 23:45 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Nick Leddy scored 2:23 into overtime and Ilya Sorokin made 30 saves to lift the New York Islanders to a 1-0 win over the Philadelphia Flyers on Sunday night. After both goalies were stellar throughout the contest, Leddy scored a fluke goal when his...

Moran HR, RBI double in 10th leads Pirates over Brewers 6-5

Apr. 18, 2021 20:34 PM EDT

MILWAUKEE (AP) — Colin Moran hit an early three-run homer, then had an RBI double in the 10th inning that sent the Pittsburgh Pirates over the Milwaukee Brewers 6-5 on Sunday. The Pirates withstood a two-homer performance from the Brewers' Daniel Vogelbach to earn their...

Reinhart scores twice in Sabres' 4-2 win over Penguins

Apr. 18, 2021 19:07 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Sabres interim coach Don Granato hoped a re-emphasis on speed and forechecking would lead to a better result in a rematch against the Pittsburgh Penguins. The difference was evident from the beginning. Arttu Ruotsalainen scored...

Yankees' Jay Bruce, 34, to retire after Sunday's game

Apr. 18, 2021 16:14 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jay Bruce had seen enough. Having made the New York Yankees' opening-day roster, he couldn't stomach his poor start to the season. So the three-time All-Star outfielder decided to retire Sunday, just 15 days past his 34th birthday. ...

LEADING OFF: Patriots' Day at Fenway, Twins still on pause

Apr. 18, 2021 16:48 PM EDT

A look at what’s happening around the majors on Monday: ___ WAKE UP! The White Sox and Red Sox begin at 11:05 a.m. at Fenway Park in the annual Patriots’ Day game. Could mean early-morning batting practice for J.D Martinez and...

Nola pitches 1st 9-inning shutout, Phillies beat Cards 2-0

Apr. 18, 2021 16:35 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Aaron Nola laughed when he said he was ready to fight if Phillies manager Joe Girardi didn't let him start the ninth inning. No rumble needed. “I knew he had never had a nine-inning shutout and that was important to him and...

Woman convicted of lying to police in child death case

Apr. 18, 2021 16:08 PM EDT

SUNBURY, Pa. (AP) — A central Pennsylvania jury has convicted a woman of lying to investigators in the 2019 beating death of a 3-year-old girl in which her son faces charges. The (Sunbury) Daily Item reports that 51-year-old Christy Willis of Sunbury proclaimed “I am...

Carjacking suspect arrested after chase through NJ towns

Apr. 18, 2021 13:19 PM EDT

ATLANTIC CITY, N.J. (AP) — A carjacking suspect from Pennsylvania man was arrested after a chase through several New Jersey towns over the weekend, police said. Atlantic City police said Sunday a patrol officer heard a woman screaming just before 2 p.m. Saturday. The...

DeGrom strikes out 9 in row as Mets split with Rockies

Apr. 17, 2021 23:49 PM EDT

DENVER (AP) — Jacob deGrom struck out nine straight batters against Colorado on Saturday, falling one shy of matching Tom Seaver’s major league record. He fell short of the record and nearly missed a win. DeGrom finished with 14 strikeouts to lead...

Molina homers twice to lead Cardinals past Phillies 9-4

Apr. 17, 2021 20:51 PM EDT

PHILADELPHIA (AP) — Yadier Molina hit two home runs, doubled and drove in four runs, and Nolan Arenado and Paul DeJong also homered in the St. Louis Cardinals’ 9-4 victory over the Philadelphia Phillies on Saturday. St. Louis won for just the second time in its last...