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Jays coach Budzinski leaves team following daughter's death

Jul. 03, 2022 14:37 PM EDT

TORONTO (AP) — Toronto Blue Jays first base coach Mark Budzinski will be away from the team following the death of his eldest daughter. Julia Budzinski was 17. “The Budzinskis have been part of our Blue Jays family over the last four seasons,” general manager Ross Atkins said...

Guardians place LHP Gose on IL, activate RHP Karinchak

Jul. 03, 2022 13:15 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Guardians reliever James Karinchak is back with Cleveland after being sidelined all season with a shoulder strain suffered during spring training. Karinchak was recalled from Triple-A Columbus on Sunday when the Guardians placed left-hander Anthony Gose on the...

Current and former Louisiana jail inmates earn diplomas

Jul. 03, 2022 01:05 AM EDT

GRAY, La. (AP) — Graduates’ caps and gowns replaced prison uniforms as 14 current and three former inmates at the Lafourche Parish jail received diplomas. Two graduated from college, one with a bachelor’s and the other with an associate’s degree. Fifteen others, including...

Rizzo, Stanton homer as Yankees win 6-1, sweep 2 from Guards

Jul. 02, 2022 22:16 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — The Yankees made up for two winless days with two wins in one day. New York's right back on track. Anthony Rizzo and Giancarlo Stanton blasted consecutive homers, Nestor Cortes shut Cleveland down for six innings and the Yankees continued their...

Strider strikes out 11, Riley homers as Braves beat Reds 4-1

Jul. 02, 2022 20:34 PM EDT

CINCINNATI (AP) — Spencer Strider allowed one hit over six innings and matched a career high with 11 strikeouts, Austin Riley homered for the second straight game and drove in two runs and the Atlanta Braves beat the Cincinnati Reds 4-1 Saturday. Strider (4-2) didn't allow a hit...

Pato O'Ward snags Mid-Ohio pole as title contenders struggle

Jul. 02, 2022 16:21 PM EDT

LEXINGTON, Ohio (AP) — The IndyCar championship race faces a major shakeup at Mid-Ohio Sports Car Course, where the top title contenders struggled and Pato O'Ward won the pole to match a series mark set in 1961. O'Ward became the ninth different pole winner through nine races this...

Garland, Cavaliers agree to 5-year, $193 million extension

Jul. 02, 2022 13:38 PM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Darius Garland's rapid rise to elite NBA status is complete. Cleveland's All-Star point guard agreed Saturday to a five-year, $193 million contract extension, his agent Rich Paul of Klutch Sports told the Associated Press. Garland's deal is the...

Prosecutor: Man sentenced on gun charge in officer shooting

Jul. 02, 2022 12:41 PM EDT

CINCINNATI, Ohio (AP) — Federal prosecutors say a hunter has been sentenced to just under a decade in prison for illegal possession of a weapon used to shoot and seriously wound an Ohio Department of Natural Resources officer investigating a deer poaching complaint in 2020. The...

Guardians place rookie OF Gonzalez on injured list

Jul. 02, 2022 10:29 AM EDT

CLEVELAND (AP) — Cleveland Guardians rookie outfielder Oscar Gonzalez was placed on the 10-day injured list Saturday with an abdominal issue. The move was one of several made by the Guardians before playing a split doubleheader against the New York Yankees. Friday's series opener...

LEADING OFF: Rookies Morel, Hall look to extend homer runs

Jul. 02, 2022 02:33 AM EDT

A look at what's happening around the majors today: ___ NICE NEWCOMER Cubs rookie Christopher Morel has homered in three straight games and looks to keep up the run when he faces Boston at Wrigley Field. The 23-year-old Morel connected...