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LEADING OFF: Big Sexy vs Bronx Bombers; Harper in walk year

May. 21, 2018 2:41 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: BIG SEXY AND THE BRONX BOMBERS Three days before his 45th birthday, Bartolo Colon (2-1, 2.82 ERA) pitches for last-place Texas against the hard-hitting New York Yankees, who socked nine homers and totaled 18 runs in the final two games of their series at Kansas...

Rosario hits 2 HRs, leads Syndergaard, Mets over Arizona 4-1

May. 20, 2018 11:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All over baseball, rookies are making quite an impression — Shohei Ohtani, Ronald Acuna Jr., Gleyber Torres and more. On Sunday, the New York Mets and their fans saw a glimpse of what Amed Rosario might bring someday. Rosario hit his first two home runs of the season and pinch-hitter...

NYPD probing sex allegations against Mario Batali

May. 20, 2018 10:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — The New York Police Department is investigating allegations of sexual misconduct leveled against celebrity chef Mario Batali. The NYPD confirmed the probe following a "60 Minutes" broadcast Sunday night in which an unnamed woman accused Batali of drugging and sexually assaulting her in...

Mengden's leads A's over Blue Jays 9-2 for rare 4-game sweep

May. 20, 2018 10:38 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Daniel Mengden helped the surging Athletics finish off a sweep and gave Oakland's beleaguered bullpen a much-needed break. Mengden allowed two hits over seven shutout innings to win his second straight start, a 9-2 rout of the Toronto Blue Jays on Sunday that completed a four-game sweep....

Wright-Phillips scores twice, Red Bulls beat Atlanta United

May. 20, 2018 9:26 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Bradley-Wright Phillips scored two second-half goals in the New York Red Bulls' 3-1 victory over Atlanta United on Sunday night. New York (7-3-0) has won four in a row, outscoring its opponents 12-4 during that span. Wright-Phillips headed home Michael Murillo's cross to the center of the...

Braves rally for 6 runs in 9th, beat Miami on Swanson's hit

May. 20, 2018 8:17 PM EDT

ATLANTA (AP) — Dansby Swanson struck out to begin the ninth inning, so he wanted to do something special with the game on the line after the Atlanta Braves batted around. "Yeah, I mean who doesn't?" Swanson said. "I think situations like that are what this game is meant to be played for. But obviously we...

Lopez goes 8 innings as White Sox blank Rangers 3-0

May. 20, 2018 7:18 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Reynaldo Lopez hid the ball in his glove as White Sox manager Rick Renteria approached the mound. Renteria asked if Lopez had enough left to retire Shin-Soo Choo, and Lopez said it was his batter. That was all Renteria needed to hear. Lopez finished a career-high eight innings by striking...

Austin, Gray lead scorching Yankees to 10-1 rout of Royals

May. 20, 2018 6:56 PM EDT

KANSAS CITY, Mo. (AP) — The New York Yankees rightfully lamented a miserable week filled with rainouts, broken planes and a patchwork schedule that forced right-hander Sonny Gray to pitch on eight days' rest. Well, that last bit turned out to be a good thing. Gray discovered a couple of tweaks in his...

Rosario hits 2 HRs, leads Syndergaard, Mets over Arizona 4-1

May. 20, 2018 5:03 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — All over baseball, rookies are making quite an impression — Shohei Ohtani, Ronald Acuna Jr., Gleyber Torres and more. On Sunday, the New York Mets and their fans saw a glimpse of what Amed Rosario might bring someday. Rosario hit his first two home runs of the season and pinch-hitter...

14-year-old pretends he's a NY cop, robs a legally blind man

May. 20, 2018 4:54 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — A wily 14-year-old boy who posed as a New York City police officer while snatching a legally blind man's wallet in a Manhattan subway station on pretense of helping him was arrested on Sunday. His mother turned the baby-faced youth in to police nearly a week after authorities said he fled...