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Blue Jays slug 5 homers in 7-2 victory over Red Sox

Jun. 12, 2021 19:55 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Marcus Semien hit a two-run homer — one of three longballs by Toronto in the fifth inning — to extend his club-record road hitting streak to 25 games, and the Blue Jays rebounded from a tough loss to beat the Boston Red Sox 7-2 on Saturday. Vladimir...

Ericsson scores 1st IndyCar win at action-packed Belle Isle

Jun. 12, 2021 18:05 PM EDT

DETROIT (AP) — Marcus Ericsson raced to his first IndyCar victory Saturday in the action-packed opener of the doubleheader at the Raceway at Belle Isle Park. The Swede became the seventh driver to win through seven IndyCar races this season, and he's the fourth...

Nationals place RHP Daniel Hudson on 10-day injured list

Jun. 12, 2021 13:15 PM EDT

WASHINGTON (AP) — The Washington Nationals placed right-handed reliever Daniel Hudson on the 10-day injured list with right elbow inflammation on Saturday. Hudson has a 4-1 record with a 2.95 ERA and 35 strikeouts in 23 games. He joined the...

Verdugo, Red Sox rally from 4 down, top Blue Jays 6-5 in 9th

Jun. 11, 2021 23:59 PM EDT

BOSTON (AP) — Red Sox manager Alex Cora doesn’t expect people to forget about the guy they gave up for Alex Verdugo. He just wants the Boston fans to appreciate the player they got when Mookie Betts was traded to the Dodgers. “We believe in...

Caufield, college stars add 'young energy' to NHL playoffs

Jun. 11, 2021 16:50 PM EDT

When the Montreal Canadiens were one goal away from being eliminated in the first round, and then again when they were one goal away from reaching the Stanley Cup semifinals, Cole Caufield set up the overtime winner each time. Caufield was dominating college hockey just...

Keuchel, Grandal lead White Sox past Blue Jays 5-2

Jun. 11, 2021 00:16 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — Dallas Keuchel thinks he is heading in the right direction. That's a very positive development for a Chicago White Sox team dealing with another major injury. Keuchel pitched six effective innings, Yasmani Grandal homered and Chicago beat the Toronto Blue...

White Sox 2B Madrigal sidelined by torn right hamstring

Jun. 10, 2021 23:29 PM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — White Sox second baseman Nick Madrigal could miss the rest of the season after tearing his right hamstring, putting another key player on the team's injured list. Madrigal was helped off the field after he tried to beat out a grounder in the seventh...

Back to normal? NBA plans to start '21-22 season in October

Jun. 10, 2021 17:32 PM EDT

MIAMI (AP) — The NBA told its teams Thursday that it intends to return to a normal schedule next season, with training camps opening in late September and the regular season set to begin on Oct. 19. A memo that was sent to teams, a copy of which was obtained by The...

McDavid, Matthews, MacKinnon finalists for NHL MVP honors

Jun. 10, 2021 15:23 PM EDT

NEW YORK (AP) — Edmonton Oilers center Connor McDavid, Toronto Maple Leafs center Auston Matthews and Colorado Avalanche forward Nathan MacKinnon have been named the finalists for the Hart Trophy as NHL MVP. McDavid, considered the likely winner of the award, dominated...

Grichuk homers, Blue Jays beat sloppy White Sox 6-2

Jun. 10, 2021 01:24 AM EDT

CHICAGO (AP) — The Chicago White Sox were rolling along with Lance Lynn delivering another dominant start. Once he left the game, things turned around in a big way. The bullpen stumbled. So did the defense, and the Blue Jays came away with the win. ...