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Freeman's 3-run HR, 5 RBIs, lift Dodgers over D-backs 14-1

May. 27, 2022 01:10 AM EDT

PHOENIX (AP) — Freddie Freeman highlighted a five-RBI, four-hit night with a three-run homer for his first long ball in more than a month, leading the Los Angeles Dodgers over the Arizona Diamondbacks 14-1 on Thursday night. The Dodgers' offense got off to a quick start with...

Senators talk expanded gun background checks, red flag laws

May. 27, 2022 00:16 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — A bipartisan group of senators is considering how Congress should respond to the horrific shooting of 19 children and two teachers in Uvalde, Texas, restarting gun control talks that have broken down many times before. Aware of the difficulty of their task, the...

Senate GOP blocks domestic terrorism bill, gun policy debate

May. 27, 2022 00:07 AM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — Democrats’ first attempt at responding to the back-to-back mass shootings in Buffalo and Uvalde, Texas, failed in the Senate as Republicans blocked a domestic terrorism bill that would have opened debate on difficult questions surrounding hate crimes and gun safety. ...

Cortes leads Yanks over Rays 7-2 in 1st game between rivals

May. 26, 2022 23:02 PM EDT

ST. PETRSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Nelson Cortes took a three-hit shutout into the ninth inning, Matt Carpenter sparked a go-ahead, three-run rally in his Yankees debut and New York beat the Tampa Bay Rays 7-2 Thursday night in the first meeting of the AL East rivals this season. Cortes...

Hurricanes win Game 5, push Rangers to brink of elimination

May. 26, 2022 22:46 PM EDT

RALEIGH, N.C. (AP) — The Carolina Hurricanes controlled long stretches of play, stayed aggressive and even got a breakthrough in a two-month struggle on the power play. It was enough to secure another home playoff victory. Now they can turn their attention to trying to put away the...

LEADING OFF: Verlander aims for 7th win in row, Acuña ailing

May. 26, 2022 21:58 PM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors on Friday: ___ V FOR VICTORY Astros ace Justin Verlander has been as dominant as ever in his return from Tommy John surgery, going 6-1 with a 1.22 ERA in eight starts. Verlander has a 19-inning...

Guardians make moves, including trading OF Johnson for $1

May. 26, 2022 21:48 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians put slugger Franmil Reyes on the 10-day injured list with a tight right hamstring and selected the contract of Oscar Gonzalez from Triple-A Columbus. Gonzalez hit a single up the middle off Detroit lefty Tarik Skubal in the first at-bat of his...

Buffalo is latest mass shooting by gunman wearing body armor

May. 26, 2022 20:27 PM EDT

When a shooter attacked a supermarket in Buffalo, New York, on May 14, its security guard tried to stop him. At least one of his shots hit the gunman, but it didn’t stop the deadly rampage because the gunman was wearing body armor. Ten Black people died in the racist massacre,...

Yankees, Rays use social media to spread gun violence facts

May. 26, 2022 20:03 PM EDT

The New York Yankees and Tampa Bay Rays used their social media accounts during Thursday night's game between the teams to spread information about how gun violence affects American life. The move was made in response to recent mass shootings in Uvalde, Texas, and Buffalo. Several...

Yankees sign Matt Carpenter, bring up Manny Bañuelos

May. 26, 2022 18:47 PM EDT

ST. PETERSBURG, Fla. (AP) — Matt Carpenter was inserted to the New York Yankees' lineup as the designated hitter after agreeing to a one-year contract on Thursday, a week after he was released from the Texas Rangers' minor league system. Carpenter entered the lineup for a series...