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Carpenter hits HR, Francona ejected as Tigers beat Guardians

Aug. 17, 2022 00:18 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Cleveland Guardians saw their AL Central lead reduced to one game on Tuesday night. They also had a beef with the umpires during and after their 4-3 loss to the Detroit Tigers. Cleveland manager Terry Francona was ejected in the ninth inning for...

Gray fans 10, Urshela 4 hits as Twins blank Royals 9-0

Aug. 16, 2022 23:48 PM EDT

MINNEAPOLIS (AP) — Sonny Gray matched his season high with 10 strikeouts and Gio Urshela had four hits as the Minnesota Twins beat the Kansas City Royals 9-0 on Tuesday night. Gilberto Celestino homered and Luis Arraez picked up three more hits to raise his MLB-best batting average...

Browns lose starting center Harris for season, placed on IR

Aug. 16, 2022 17:00 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Browns lost their new man in the middle. Starting center Nick Harris was officially placed on injured reserve Tuesday and will miss the season with a knee injury suffered on the second snap of Cleveland's exhibition opener last week in Jacksonville. ...

Schoop, Carpenter homer, Tigers split DH with Guardians

Aug. 15, 2022 22:57 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jonathan Schoop and rookie Kerry Carpenter hit back-to-back homers in the sixth inning, and the Detroit Tigers rallied for a 7-5 win over the Cleveland Guardians in the second game of a doubleheader on Monday night, snapping an eight-game losing streak. All-Star...

Browns star CB Ward returns from foot injury, practicing

Aug. 15, 2022 22:47 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The Cleveland Browns secondary got back a primary piece. Pro Bowl cornerback Denzel Ward was activated from the physically unable to perform list on Monday and will practice for the first time since Cleveland's training camp opened. He had been sidelined with a...

With Watson on board, Browns bracing for more boos on road

Aug. 14, 2022 17:56 PM EDT

BEREA, Ohio (AP) — The booing has begun, and it's only the preseason. The Cleveland Browns expect it to increase and intensify over the months ahead. Deshaun Watson is a target, and so are his teammates. As they prepare for Watson to be suspended by the NFL for...

Happ leads homer barrage, Cubs power past struggling Reds

Aug. 13, 2022 23:09 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Ian Happ, Willson Contreras and Franmil Reyes homered, and the Chicago Cubs beat the stumbling Cincinnati Reds 7-2 on Saturday night. Happ hit an RBI single in the fifth inning and a three-run shot in the seventh, continuing his long run of success at Cincinnati....

Browns backup QB Brissett moves into Watson's starting spot

Aug. 13, 2022 17:17 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Jacoby Brissett has jumped ahead of Deshaun Watson on Cleveland's depth chart. Maybe for a while. Browns coach Kevin Stefanski said Brissett will take the majority of snaps with Cleveland's first-team offense starting Sunday, a move necessitated by Watson's pending...

Browns' Harris 'likely' needs season-ending knee surgery

Aug. 13, 2022 13:56 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Browns starting center Nick Harris will likely need season-ending surgery on his right knee that was injured on the second play of the exhibition opener against Jacksonville on Friday night. Coach Kevin Stefanski didn't provide any details on Harris'...

Urshela, Mahle power Twins to 4-0 victory over Angels

Aug. 13, 2022 01:41 AM EDT

ANAHEIM, Calif. (AP) — Gio Urshela had his 11th home run of the season among his three hits, Tyler Mahle pitched three-hit ball over six innings and the Minnesota Twins defeated the Los Angeles Angels 4-0 Friday night. Gilberto Celestino also went deep for the Twins, who had...