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Camargo hits first career grand slam, Braves rout Jays 11-4

Jun. 19, 2018 11:24 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Johan Camargo came up big from the bottom of the Atlanta Braves' lineup. The No. 9 batter hit his first career grand slam and went 4 for 5 with five RBIs, and the Braves beat the Blue Jays 11-4 on Tuesday night to snap Toronto's home winning streak at seven games. The bottom four hitters in...

Canadian senate passes weed bill but legalization delayed

Jun. 19, 2018 10:06 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Canada's Senate gave final passage Tuesday to the federal government's bill to legalize cannabis, though Canadians will have to wait at least a couple of months to legally buy marijuana as their country becomes the second in the world to make pot legal nationwide. Prime Minister Justin...

Dahlin has potential to provide stagnant Sabres a spark

Jun. 19, 2018 4:50 PM EDT

BUFFALO, N.Y. (AP) — Former defenseman Mike Weber is all too familiar with the Sabres' lean years while spending a majority of his eight NHL seasons in Buffalo. There were high-priced free agents who failed to pan out and one draft-pick bust after another. Weber made the playoffs just twice, with Buffalo...

Julio Teheran throws 6 no-hit innings, Braves top Padres 4-1

Jun. 17, 2018 6:07 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Some extra rest left Julio Teheran feeling so strong he was unhittable for six innings. That was more good news for an Atlanta rotation that is gaining momentum. Teheran pitched six no-hit innings before being pulled from his first start since coming off the disabled list, and Atlanta...

Hernandez, Solarte hit back-to-back HRs, Jays beat Nats 8-6

Jun. 17, 2018 5:57 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Washington Nationals reliever Ryan Madson had spent the past couple of weeks thinking about how long he'd gone between giving up home runs. He won't have to wonder about it any more after the Toronto Blue Jays burned him with back-to-back blasts. Teoscar Hernandez and Yangervis Solarte broke...

Scherzer loses 2nd start in row, Blue Jays blank Nats 2-0

Jun. 16, 2018 8:01 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Max Scherzer had gone more than two months without a defeat. Now the Washington Nationals ace has lost consecutive starts for the first time in nearly three years. Marco Estrada took a shutout into the seventh inning, Devon Travis homered and the Toronto Blue Jays beat Scherzer and the...

Loaisiga impressive in debut, Yankees down Rays

Jun. 15, 2018 11:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Jonathan Loaisiga pitched three-hit ball over five impressive innings to win his major league debut, and the New York Yankees beat the Tampa Bay Rays 5-0 on Friday night. Didi Gregorius homered off ex-Yankee Nathan Eovaldi, and Gary Sanchez broke out of a long slump with a three-run double...

Solarte homers from both sides of plate, Jays beat Nats 6-5

Jun. 15, 2018 11:23 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Yangervis Solarte provided power from both sides of the plate to help the Toronto Blue Jays end a record stretch of futility against left-handed pitchers. Solarte hit two home runs, Devon Travis also connected and the Blue Jays beat the Washington Nationals 6-5 on Friday night, their fifth...

Toronto beats Texas 6-1 in Game 7 to win AHL's Calder Cup

Jun. 14, 2018 11:53 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Andreas Johnsson had two goals and an assist to help the Toronto Marlies win the American Hockey League's Calder Cup, 6-1 over the Texas Stars in Game 7 on Thursday night. Mason Marchment also scored twice, Carl Grundstrom and Ben Smith added goals, and Garret Sparks made 29 saves for the...

Hardaway: Former NBA coach Sam Mitchell joins Memphis' staff

Jun. 14, 2018 4:28 PM EDT

MEMPHIS, Tenn. (AP) — Penny Hardaway has finalized his coaching staff at Memphis by hiring veteran NBA coach Sam Mitchell. Hardaway said in a statement Thursday that Mitchell is a veteran who has coached at the game's highest levels. Mitchell, 54, joins Mike Miller and Tony Madlock as assistants. Mitchell...