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With Franch back, Thorns top the Challenge Cup standings

Apr. 21, 2021 02:54 AM EDT

PORTLAND, Ore. (AP) — On top of coronavirus quarantining, Adrianna Franch had to spend four long weeks of last season just trying to stay off her injured right knee. It was not an easy task for the 30-year-old Portland Thorns goalkeeper known for her boundless energy. ...

LEADING OFF: Padres' Lamet set for return, Nats without Soto

Apr. 21, 2021 02:38 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ WELCOME BACK Dinelson Lamet is set for his season debut with the Padres after working back from elbow discomfort that caused him to miss the end of the 2020 season, including...

Ohtani throws 4 shutout innings, Trout, Pujols homer for LA

Apr. 21, 2021 02:05 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Any time Shohei Ohtani takes the mound for the Los Angeles Angels, it's a must-see experience. On Tuesday night, the Japanese right-hander had a four-inning outing for the ages that could only be described as effectively wild. ...

Kings beat Ducks 4-1 as fans return to Staples Center

Apr. 21, 2021 01:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Andreas Athanasiou and Blake Lizotte each had a goal and two assists and the Los Angeles Kings defeated the Anaheim Ducks 4-1 on Tuesday night. Anze Kopitar and Carl Grundstrom also scored for the Kings, who had gone 14 games since their last win by...

Padres lefty Adrian Morejon has Tommy John surgery

Apr. 21, 2021 01:29 AM EDT

SAN DIEGO (AP) — San Diego Padres left-hander Adrian Morejon had Tommy John surgery on Tuesday. The operation on the 22-year-old from Cuba was performed by Dr. Neal S. ElAttrache, head physician for the Los Angeles Dodgers. Morejon came out of his...

Cron's 5 RBIs key Rockies' 6-2 win over Astros

Apr. 21, 2021 01:20 AM EDT

DENVER (AP) — C.J. Cron homered and drove in five runs, Jon Gray pitched effectively into the seventh inning and the Colorado Rockies beat the Houston Astros 6-2 on Tuesday night. Dom Nuñez also hit a home run for the Rockies, who snapped a nine-game losing streak to...

Luzardo follows Manaea's stellar start, A's beat Twins twice

Apr. 21, 2021 00:45 AM EDT

OAKLAND, Calif. (AP) — The Oakland Athletics are surging after struggling mightily at the start. The Minnesota Twins are reeling yet celebrating finally getting back on the diamond. Matt Olson hit a grand slam, Mitch Moreland homered twice to back Sean Manaea's shutout,...

Lowe, Meadows HRs highlight Rays' 14-7 rout of Royals

Apr. 21, 2021 00:41 AM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — Brandon Lowe, Austin Meadows and Mike Zunino homered and the Tampa Bay Rays pounded out 17 hits in a 14-7 rout of the Kansas City Royals on Tuesday night. Meadows, Randy Arozarena and Joey Wendle had three hits each, and Manual Margot and Yoshi...

Rain, then snow halts game with D'backs leading Reds in 8th

Apr. 21, 2021 00:09 AM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Reds reliever Lucas Sims walked in a run to give the Arizona Diamondbacks a 5-4 lead over Cincinnati in the top of the eighth inning Tuesday night before the game was suspended because of rain. Play was called just before the rain turned into snow at...

Yanks stop 5-game skid, beat Braves 3-1 on wild pitch, walk

Apr. 21, 2021 00:06 AM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The Yankees ended their skid not with an offensive breakout but with key runs that involved no contact. Atlanta Braves reliever Nate Jones threw a tiebreaking wild pitch with slumping Clint Frazier at the plate in the eighth inning and forced in a run...