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Dodgers put star OF Mookie Betts on IL with hip inflammation

Jul. 25, 2021 16:37 PM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The Los Angeles Dodgers placed All-Star right fielder Mookie Betts on the 10-day injured list Sunday with right hip inflammation. In a corresponding move, the Dodgers activated right-hander Jimmy Nelson from the injured list after he recovered from a...

Average US price of gas rises 2 cents per gallon to $3.22

Jul. 25, 2021 14:38 PM EDT

CAMARILLO, Calif. (AP) — The average U.S. price of regular-grade gasoline rose 2 cents over the past two weeks, to $3.22 per gallon. Industry analyst Trilby Lundberg of the Lundberg Survey said Sunday that gas supply is abundant, which could keep prices from spiking...

Polanco, Newman lead Pirates to 10-2 romp over Giants

Jul. 25, 2021 01:52 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Gregory Polanco homered, drove in three runs and scored twice, and Kevin Newman matched his career high with four hits for the Pittsburgh Pirates, who beat the NL West-leading San Francisco Giants 10-2 Saturday night. Polanco lofted a sacrifice fly...

Barnes HR, Jansen bounces back as Dodgers edge Rockies 1-0

Jul. 25, 2021 00:42 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Austin Barnes homered early, Kenley Jansen preserved the lead late and the Los Angeles Dodgers snapped a three-game losing streak with a 1-0 victory over the Colorado Rockies on Saturday night. Jansen had blown saves against the San Francisco on...

49ers seek to bounce back from injury-plagued 2020

Jul. 24, 2021 11:08 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO 49ERS (6-10) CAMP SITE: Santa Clara, California LAST YEAR: The Niners' bid to return to the Super Bowl was derailed early last season when stars Nick Bosa, George Kittle and Jimmy Garoppolo all went down with injuries in the first two...

Rockies rally, win in 10th as Dodgers' bullpen woes continue

Jul. 24, 2021 03:48 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — Trevor Story homered and drove in the go-ahead run in the 10th inning as the Colorado Rockies took advantage of the Dodgers’ recent bullpen woes, beating Los Angeles 9-6 Friday night. Charlie Blackmon added a two-run homer in the 10th to help the...

Reynolds HR, Pirates stop 4-game skid, beat Giants 6-4

Jul. 24, 2021 01:59 AM EDT

SAN FRANCISCO (AP) — Bryan Reynolds homered, Adam Frazier drew a bases-loaded walk to force in the go-ahead run in the seventh inning when Pittsburgh scored three times without a hit, and the Pirates beat the San Francisco Giants 6-4 on Friday night. Gregory Polanco...

Proposal to lay cables under Columbia met with skepticism

Jul. 23, 2021 13:41 PM EDT

Can slicing a 100-mile trench into the bed of the Columbia River be good for the environment? The answer is a big yes, says a team of energy developers that proposes submerging power cables in the riverbed. The developers say the cables could deliver “clean” energy...

Giants rally in 9th for 2nd straight night to beat Dodgers

Jul. 23, 2021 02:50 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — The San Francisco Giants have built the best record in the majors with a sound defense and one of the top bullpens in the National League. On this night, though, it was smart baserunning and a couple of calls that allowed them to extend their lead...

California's rising COVID-19 rate sparks pleas to vaccinate

Jul. 23, 2021 00:11 AM EDT

LOS ANGELES (AP) — California health officials pleaded with people to get vaccinated for COVID-19 as infections and hospitalizations continued a worrying rise and three Bay Area counties urged employers to enforce mask-wearing among those who haven't had the shots. ...